Five Ways Social Media Communication Has Shaped the World Around Us

Communication is at the heart of each our working world. Imagine no communication or interaction with customers, suppliers, bankers, employees, regulators, neighbors and the public at large. How would any business succeed? Strategic communication from one individual to the next has drastically altered the way we live and work. There are forms of unspoken communication such letting a photo spark a movement of communication, to a simple phrase that communicated a whole new meaning to your desired audience. Cultures, feelings, movements, phenomenon and actions begin with ...

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Five Small Business Holiday Marketing Strategies

The holiday season brings opportunity to give, celebrate and play a role in the community. As a small business, your community starts as your customer base. Perfecting your holiday marketing plan can help reach your customer base and expanding your bandwidth. As the holiday season has made its landing in full force upon businesses across the world—marketing should be at the top of the list. Make the most out of the season and strategize for marketing as soon as you ...

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Seven-Step Guide to Up Your Corporate Social Responsibility Game

In the midst of the holiday season, many companies take the time to give back, strengthen employee bonds and connect with the community in a meaningful way. Corporate social responsibility should be a topic of conversation year round, but the holiday season is a great place to begin.

Corporate social responsibility speaks to a company’s reputation—the culture, employees and business model. The impact that CSR can have on a company’s reputation is huge. The engagement of employees, the company culture influence, ...

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7 Visual Marketing Tools For Your Small Business

As the year winds down, business owners are busily planning for the year to come. This year, visual marketing came to the forefront of strategy, and in 2016 it will become even more important. Leaving out visual aspects to your advertising, social media, email, web, and PR campaigns with mean a smaller return on your investment, and no one wants that. With visual marketing becoming so crucial, small business owners are starting to rely more and more on outside ...

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How to Make People Care About Your Company Story

What is your story? Tell it!Getting people to pay attention to your company and even taking it a step further, getting them to become customers, can be a challenge. There’s so much noise and competition to overcome that it is easy to get lost. What makes companies stand out? Think about your favorite companies. What do they have in common? Why do you ...

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How These 5 Things Will Change Your Content Marketing

content is keyContent continues to be king, and there are very obvious reasons why. Content, in any way, shape or form is what gets people’s attention. With all the content readily available, you have to be careful and strategic about how and where you put your information. But content is still what will draw customers in.

A strategic content marketing strategy will help your ...

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6 Tools for Telecommuting

Telecommuters make their markAs 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 ...

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Timing Really Is Everything

Timing is everything in marketingIn 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 ...

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EPA Public Relations Mine Spill Nightmare – Can They Restore the Faith?

EPAcredibilityGapv2The 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. ...

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5 Visual Marketing Ideas For Non-Visual Businesses

Think VisualsThe 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 ...

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