This week two major corporations, Amazon and Walmart, promised customers sales that would rival Black Friday. Obviously an eye-catching notion for plenty of shoppers across the country, who waited eagerly for the sales to begin. Amazon’s Prime Day was in celebration of the company’s 20th birthday and a way to promote their Prime service while also rewarding current Prime ...Continue Reading → Share
In today’s world, where most people get their information on the Internet, your online reputation is the first thing most people will see. Think about it as an introduction to perspective clients, partners, and media outlets. It is vital that you pay attention to your online reputation and protect it the best you can. Here are three reasons investing ...Continue Reading → Share
We recently watched Seth Godin’s TED talk about messaging and marketing and pulled some great tips for you to help your brand be remembered. Marketing is constantly evolving to keep up with the fast-paced changing economy of the world. In a culture that is becoming more self-centered, marketing has had to adapt to be relevant. Simply spending millions of dollars on television or radio commercials doesn’t work like it used to.
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Despite the changes that have come to business with the advent of new technologies over the years, there are some public relations staples that have stood the test of time. The press release has been in use since the early 1900s, and is still a great way to get results. Direct to consumer marketing has been prevalent since the invention of the printing press, and only spread with ...Continue Reading → Share
As a small business owner, you want to make sure that your marketing efforts are worth the effort. Time is not something you can afford to waste and mistakes can be costly. We’ve come up with 6 ways to help ensure you are getting the most out of your user engagement in the social media world.
- Consistently produce quality content- The ...
You’ve already taken the plunge and started your dream company, possibly moved out of your home office and have hired more than 10 employees. Congratulations! Now what do you do? Feeling a little lost at this stage of your company’s development is normal. We’ve come up with 5 tips to help you get past this, “Now what?” stage ...Continue Reading → Share
In an age when tweets about an earthquake move faster than the human experience of the tremors themselves, good global citizenship is nearly impossible to fake. I could prove this by producing charts and graphs showing how your company culture impacts your profits, employee turnover, job satisfaction and media coverage.
But, graphs or no, the bottom line is this: If the point of starting your business was to find fulfillment and happiness in doing something you love, you should feel Continue Reading → Share
With all the changes in technology and culture in the past 10-15 years it’s no wonder that the face of PR is also adapting. In that time we’ve managed to introduce social media, which has exploded, shift from traditional media consumption to more digital and mobile screens, the presence of online media outlets has exponentially increased and even traditional media itself has morphed to meet ...Continue Reading → Share
Marketing your business can be overwhelming if you don’t have a plan, but it is one of the most important things you can do to move forward in your business. There are a few key tips that can help you make the most of your marketing and make it really work for you.
Tip 1- Do your research: One ...Continue Reading → Share
Google recently changed their search algorithm–no surprise there. However, after demoting the search value of press releases in the past year or so, they seem to have reversed course–again. PRSA reports that press releases can now appear in search results for news about a company. This puts news postings on PRNewswire, BusinessWire, or PRWeb back in the search results value column. Thanks Google.
Ever thought it would be cool to Tweet live video streams? With Meerkat, that day can be ...Continue Reading → Share