Kate McGaughey

Community Marketing Manager

Kate McGaughey was born and raised in New Jersey, but made her way south to complete a B.A. in Community Development at Covenant College in Lookout Mountain, GA.

She started her career in social media marketing for an Atlanta-based nonprofit and continued to hone her skill set as Social Media Director for an employee benefits marketing and technology agency in the Dallas area. She recently joined CallRail as Community Marketing Manager after relocating to Atlanta this winter.

Outside of the office, Kate enjoys writing, reading and spending time with her husband and Vizsla puppy.


Women in Tech: Whitney Bennett, Director of Talent and Culture

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on August 8, 2018
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In today’s rapidly-evolving career landscape, many of us can relate to taking a job in an industry completely unrelated to our college degree. Whitney Bennett can say she not only forged a career in a field different from her educational background, she navigated uncharted waters to build a thriving human resources department where none previously…

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Looking back at year one of the CallRail community

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on May 11, 2018
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Why Community? How this journey started Last April, we launched the first version of the CallRail Community. After being hired to manage social media at the start of 2017, being asked to spearhead work on our customer forum was somewhat of a surprise. A little background: I came from a small agency where I managed…

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Announcing the relaunch of CallRail Community

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on April 17, 2018
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Today, we’re proud to announce the launch of a brand new user interface design for the CallRail Community! We built the CallRail Community in 2017 as a place for our customers to meet each other, share best practices for using CallRail, and submit feature requests to our team. After months of helping customers find answers…

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How taking a week off allowed one CallRail engineer to build a Slackbot that streamlines internal workflows

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on March 22, 2018

Nestled between the rolling hills of northern Georgia, just north of Lake Lanier, lies Montara Farm. For almost a week in late February, this picturesque haven was home to an unlikely group: 10 members of CallRail’s product and development team. CTO Elliott Wood and principal software engineer Justin Kronz spearheaded CallRail’s first Investment Week ––…

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We Are CallRail: How and why one of our engineers launched a software developer apprenticeship

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on February 1, 2018
CallRail launched a Jr. Developer Apprenticeship in 2017 to attract early engineering talent.

Megan Tiu is a Senior Software Engineer at CallRail. We sat down with her to talk about her latest internal venture: a developer apprenticeship program targeted at finding and mentoring talent, giving opportunities to junior developers who want to advance their careers, and implementing an unbiased approach to hiring in tech. Let’s talk a little bit…

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How to Track Your Social Media ROI

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on January 2, 2018
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Determining the return on investment (ROI) of your social media marketing efforts can seem like a daunting task. The internet is full of how-to guides and best practices promising results, but at the end of the day, how are you going to justify the time and money you’ve spent on social media marketing and reconcile…

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Women in Tech: Rachael Wright, Engineering Team Lead

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on December 19, 2017
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According to Girls Who Code, 74% of young girls express interest in STEM fields but only 26% of computing jobs are held by women. In our Women in Tech series, we dig into what drives some of our most driven employees to lead successful tech careers. Her zeal for her craft brightens the room. I…

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How to Grow Your Brand’s Social Media Audience

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on November 10, 2017
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How to Grow Your Brand’s Social Media Audience The steps to growing your brand’s social audience include identifying your audience through personas, finding the best channels for your target market, creating quality, targeted content, and using paid and boosted posts and elements of influencer marketing. Keep reading to learn the in-depth how-tos for these steps… In…

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3 Ways to Foster a Meaningful Customer Community | CMX Summit 2017

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on October 12, 2017

Customer-facing community spaces are on the rise across industries. At this year’s CMX Summit in Los Angeles, community managers from around the globe gathered to talk about cutting-edge strategy and best practices for fostering member connectedness, determining ROI, and optimizing user experience. If you’re looking to take your community to the next level, or even…

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Women in Tech: Carolyn Lyden, SEO Manager

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on October 2, 2017

According to Girls Who Code, 74% of young girls express interest in STEM fields but only 26% of computing jobs are held by women. In our Women in Tech series, we dig into what drives some of our most driven employees to lead successful tech careers. Carolyn Lyden commutes more than an hour each way…

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