Work culture encompasses your company’s ideologies and principles as well as the beliefs, thought processes and attitudes of your employees. Or as Entrepreneur.com has defined it, “a blend of the values, beliefs, taboos, symbols, rituals and myths all companies develop over time.” Your company culture is your company’s personality. A positive work culture can have a great impact on your company’s success, and the opposite is true ...Continue Reading → Share
As part of National Work and Family Month, all of our blog posts for October will be focused around striking that delicate balance between your career and your home life. One way we at PilmerPR are able to create this balance is through telecommuting. We have a virtual office so many of our associates are able to work from wherever they are comfortable. Freelance work and telecommuting are ...Continue Reading → Share
Entrepreneurism is one of the best ways to become successful in today’s economy, which begs the question, “what is an entrepreneur?” “What makes them tick?”
Entrepreneur.com contributor Steve Tobak recently wrote an article challenging the commonly accepted definition of an entrepreneur. His definition expanded the dictionary definition of “someone who starts a business and is willing to risk loss in order to make money.” Instead, he suggested that you need ...Continue Reading → Share
As you may have noticed from our earlier posts, we LOVE being a Utah business. We’re very proud to do business in a state that is known for its entrepreneurial drive. The natural beauties of Utah and the top quality business atmosphere make it the perfect place to call home.
Entrepreneurs are a great asset to every community. They help create not only innovative new companies and products ...Continue Reading → Share
There’s been some debate as to whether or not corporate social responsibility (CSR) is really worth it for your business. While you cannot quantitatively measure “good feelings,” there are things you can measure the come from CSR like an increase in sales, engagement, and media relations (traditional or social). Whether you’re an entrepreneur just starting out or a well-established company , you should have a CSR strategy in place. ...Continue Reading → Share
The word entrepreneurial either makes you want to run and hide or gets your heart pumping. Startup business owners know what it is like to go off into the dark and hope everything turns out alright. Not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur and start their own company, but that doesn’t mean all of us couldn’t use a little more entrepreneurial spirit and dedication in our current ...Continue Reading → Share
In past posts we’ve discussed basic PR/Marketing staples like press releases and social media; today we want to focus on one of the most important things that relates to all marketing and PR tactics‑‑‑‑timing.
Timing is one of the most important aspects to consider when planning your marketing campaign. It not only affects little things like social media posts or when to pitch to the media, but it ...Continue Reading → Share
Utah has been gaining a lot of national attention lately for its startup growth, entrepreneurial spirit and excellent standard of living. Once again, Utah has made the list for its small business friendly ways. Salt Lake City recently came out as #1 out of 9 Hot Startup Cities That Aren’t San Francisco or New York. Salt Lake and its Utah county neighbor Provo have been noticed for their business ...Continue Reading → Share
The EPA’s three million gallon mine spill in Colorado is a Public Relations and Crisis Communications nightmare on steroids! Five states, Mexico, river residents, recreation seekers, Native Americans and environmentalists are not writing thank you notes, but are dusting off their lawyers for a decade of repercussions that will likely rival the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. If wildlife could write, they would be firing off blazing letters to their congressmen. ...Continue Reading → Share
The benefits of visual content have been spouted all over the internet. Yes, it’s important; it can help grow your business and get attention that might otherwise be lost without it. A picture is worth 1000 words after all, and approximately 65% of the population are visual learners. So what if your company is the type that doesn’t easily lend itself to visual content? Not everyone can be a ...Continue Reading → Share