May 2nd, 2019– John Pilmer had the honor of
participating in Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Businesses program Thursday as a
panelist on marketing and PR. The event, held at Salt Lake Community College,
was part of a broader, national program designed to invest in small businesses
across the country. Panelists share practical knowledge that helps business
owners take action to advance their own companies.
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, ...Continue Reading → Share
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 ...Continue Reading → Share
Content 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 ...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 ...Continue Reading → Share
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 in ...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.
With DVR ...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 social ...
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.