“Little Giant” Hal Wing Inducted into UVEF Hall of Fame

The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) will induct Hal Wing of Little Giant Ladder into its UVEF Hall of Fame tonight at the Provo Novell Campus. Inductees represent individuals and organizations with an enduring legacy of entrepreneurial excellence.

Hal Wing, a Utah native, is known globally as the founder of Wing Enterprises, creator of “The Little Giant Ladder System.” Wing’s entrepreneurship was inspired by a German ladder prototype in the 1970s. He brought the ...

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Does PilmerPR Practice What it Preaches?

Those who follow PilmerPR know we place an emphasis on social responsibility, including Green PR. We were recently recognized by the U.S. State Department and Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy as one of the foremost experts in environmental communications. Other awards have spoken to our work, as well.

But what do you think?

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Why Utah Puts the ‘Wiz’ in Wiz Kid

Matt Dorey, 25, envisioned Curve Dental as a teenager.

Utah ranks high on list after list of economic indicators, including best places to start and grow a business. The state is the envy of others with an unemployment rate almost three percent ...

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Introducing "PR 101: The Basics"

We’re frequently asked, “What should my business do, from a PR perspective?”

Most of the  time, they’re not asking for a full consultation, but are asking, “What do the successful companies know?”

For months, the PilmerPR team has been working behind-the-scenes to compile the most useful information together, and in terms for the layman. The result is “PR 101: The Basics.”

Beginning this month, PilmerPR will host the webinars to introduce basic public relations strategies to entrepreneurs, CXOs and ...

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Pilmer 1st Day on the Job as UVEF Chairman – Gary Rhoads Brings "A" Game

gary20rhodes2002Today was my first luncheon as UVEF 2010 chairman. Today’s excellent UVEF speaker was Gary Rhoads, PhD in Marketing , Stephen Mack Covey Professor of Marketing, and Director of the Entrepreneurship Center at Brigham Young University.  He discussed powerful concepts from his new book BoomStartSuper Laws of Successful Entrepreneurs.  BoomStart identifies why many start-up companies fail in their first 2 years of business because they spend millions of ...

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