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The art of teaching with Marco Polo Channels

Fine artist, designer, and illustrator Amarilys Henderson has built a thriving business selling original watercolors and prints, authoring instruction books, and licensing her artwork. Like many artists, Amarilys also teaches. From her hub, watercolordevo.com, she has served upwards of 100,000 students with more than 20 different classes covering everything from selecting the right tools to painting […]

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Marco Polo Channels helped this brand strategist up her profile as a best friend in business

Michelle Gifford is a living example of the power of branding. Her company, Michelle Gifford Creative, helps everyone from established influencers to emerging “momtrepreneurs” build their businesses, capture new audiences, and extend their reach. Like many of her clients and followers, Michelle is also a mom, running a busy company while staying at home with […]

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Introducing Marco Polo Channels

We’re excited to share our latest venture, built on the trusted Marco Polo experience, to give coaches – from business experts to sleep trainers to chefs to life coaches – a new way to grow their businesses by creating a personalized, hassle-free way to connect with clients. Introducing Marco Polo Channels. With more than 3 […]

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The Evolution of Marco Polo

Today, we’re asking our community to join us on our journey to a sustainable future.  We’re making big changes to the app including launching a paid membership plan – Marco Polo Plus. This will allow us to keep Marco Polo running, so that we can continue to help nurture your closest relationships for decades to […]

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Can Marco Polo help people feel happier? Our new research suggests yes.

When you’re physically separated from the people who matter most to you, can the technology you use to communicate make you feel closer – and even help you feel happier? Marco Polo’s Co-founder and CEO, Vlada Bortnik, thought that it could.  “Human connection is critical, particularly as physical distance becomes an increasing reality,” Vlada said.  […]

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She found endurance in her back pocket

Jennifer Michelle used to think running was a grind. But as the registered dietitian for a long-term acute care hospital, Jennifer saw patients every day who were suffering from osteoporosis and other debilitating physical conditions. She knew what well-being and longevity looked like, and she had the knowledge and tools to prioritize her own. So […]

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A lifeline from the NICU

At 34 weeks pregnant with twins, Sara went to the doctor for what she thought would be a routine prenatal check. Instead, she learned that one of her babies had a condition called intrauterine growth restriction. This meant he wasn’t developing at nearly a healthy enough rate. The following day, Sara gave birth via emergency […]

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