3 PR Strategies To Help Your Small Business Thrive This Year

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According to a new Yelp.com survey, despite the unstable economy, rising minimum wages, and an upcoming presidential election, 92% of small business owners expect their revenue to increase in the coming year. Young Business owners and restaurants led the optimistic charge. With the outlook so great, it’s a great time to be an entrepreneur. That said, one of the top challenges identified in ...

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PR Online: 5 Ways to Ensure Your Email Gets Deleted

“If only our clients would read our emails all the way through, our business would be booming!” Sound familiar? Most businesses have run into the problem of promotional emails getting deleted with few emails even being opened by the recipients. So why don’t people care about the awesome goods or services we offer? Here are five approaches that ensure your email does not get picked up by local media and potential clients.

1. Overusing exclamation points, question marks, and ...

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Google Fiber, PR, and Utah

These three things have nothing in common right? Wrong.

Recently the city of Provo in Utah Valley, a place  I call home, announced it would make a huge announcement that would change the city entirely by putting us on the map. Great, I thought…another mall or maybe even a commercial airline terminal at our airport (it’s hardly a landing strip). The morning of the big announcement came and I sat waiting for what was to come. The mayor stood with ...

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Did Kisstixx "Nail It" w Mark Cuban on Shark Tank? – Paul Ahlstrom Chimes in

Want the same Public Relations awesome we gave Kisstixx founders?

On March 2nd I was with friends of Kisstixx founders Dallas and Mike for the big reveal of their appearance on Shark Tank on ABC TV.  300+ showed up for the party complete with refreshment, even gummy sharks, ...

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Do YouTube? You can Afford it. Can You Afford Not to?

YouTube is now the 2nd Largest Search Engine in the World. That’s right, #2, ahead of Yahoo and everybody else except my former boss, CEO Eric Schmidt at Google.

A high impact video strategy doesn’t have to break the bank. It can get you seen in YouTube search results, but also help your business in the other ways:

  • Increased sales conversions
  • Increased organic rankings
  • Help customers understand your product ...
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