Marie Poulin is a self-employed interactive designer and digital strategist. She is the host of Notion Office Hours, creator of Run Your Learning Launch, Digital Strategy School, and co-founded Oki Doki with her husband.
She writes more about her experiences at MariePoulin.com.
Marie first discovered Notion in 2017 and has become an authority of the tool. She is the official host of Notion’s weekly office hours, an ongoing weekly virtual event that attracts hundreds of users.
How Does Marie Use Notion
In September, 2020, she reported having used her Notion journal every single day for 603 days
She also sells a number of Notion templates.
In September, 2020, she reported having sold over $11k of Notion templates
By May, 2021, she had made over $39’000 from template sales in the previous twelve months. $2,700 of this was from her gardening dashboard template.
She had 98 subscribers on Youtube before she decided to focus on creating videos about Notion. This was partially to respond to all the queries she was getting.
She estimated that 75% of course sales come via YouTube.
Digital Strategy School
Digital Strategy School is a design business accelerator for freelancers who’ve had a few years of experience working for themselves, but are ready to run their businesses more strategically.
She shared a behind the scenes look at building an online course in 2014. In 2015, she shared more about the journey of creating and running the course:
- Behind the scenes of creating, launching and marketing an online program: PART 1
- Behind the scenes of creating, launching and marketing an online program: PART 2
The full version was launched in January 26, 2016. She wrote about the experience more in her 2015 annual review.
Oki Doki a creative digital agency focused on planning, designing, and developing rich, end-to-end digital experiences that connect with users and drive business outcomes. She founded the agency with her husband.
She has written about her experience in the below posts:
- Notion Tour – How we use Notion at Oki Doki
- Lessons learned from working with our toughest client yet
- Why we “un-niched”
Think Like A Digital Strategist
In 2015, she created Think Like a Digital Strategist: A quick guide for online business owners as part of Gumroad’s Small Product Lab. She wrote about her experience at Can you create and sell a product in 10 days?
She met her partner, Ben, on twitter in June 2012. She shared more about their story at Twitterpated: A Twitter Love Story.
- 2013 Annual Review: Looking back
- 2014 Year End Annual Review
- 2015 Year End Annual Review
- 2017 Year in Review
- My 2018 Year in Review
- 2019 Year in Review
- 2020 Year in Review Also see A visual 2020 Year in Review
- 37 Life + Business lessons learned in the last 37 years
- How to work through the fear and discomfort when creating videos.