Top 5 Social Media Tips for Start-Ups

The ever-changing world of social media can be tough to navigate, even for an experienced marketer. For start-up businesses it can seem almost impossible, a necessary evil that can make or break your new business. We want to help! Find five tips below that can help take your social media from being ineffective to your number one source for new business. 

 

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Utah Tech Entrepreneurs Among UVEF Award Winners

The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) today announced winners for its 2011 Annual UVEF Awards. The annual event recognizes Utah companies and leaders for innovation, business growth and contributions to the entrepreneurial community. Award recipients were honored today at ceremonies held at the Provo Novell Campus.

“Utah continues to chart the nation’s course to better times through its entrepreneurs,” said UVEF chairman Cary Snowden. “UVEF Award winners are on the leading edge of this prolific success .”

Award recipients were named ...

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What Mark Zuckerberg Says Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Ten thousand students and Utah business leaders gathered in the Brigham Young University Marriott Center arena, today, for the chance to hear from Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg. It was the first college forum event ever for the 26-year-old CEO, who asked to be called just “Mark.” PilmerPR was there to hear his words to Utah entrepreneurs.

He was invited and accompanied by Utah Senator Orrin Hatch who moderated a Q&A, choosing a handful of questions from more than 400 ...

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Launch Your Business with "Lean Startup PR and Marketing"

As the economy recovers, entrepreneurs are launching their next great venture. But finances are still tight. By the time entrepreneurs like you pay for a web developer, SEO service, ad agency, media monitoring service, a handful of social media services,  and a PR firm, there is little left for the business itself. PilmerPR is helping solve the problem by introducing our comprehensive “Lean Startup PR and Marketing” service.

Lean Startup PR and Marketing combines the following services with a single ...

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“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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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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PR 101: Part 6 of 10 – Entrepreneur Arrogance Traps

Entrepreneurship is risky by definition. Success demands confidence in the face of challenges. An entrepreneur must believe in his/her product or service, or no one else will.

But when does healthy assurance become dangerous arrogance?

A few months ago, Forbes Magazine published the article (and accompanying slide-show), 10 Arrogance Traps For Entrepreneurs. The warnings are sound, and some go ...

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PR 101: Part 4 of 10 – Measurement

You’ve spent time and money planning a public relations campaign, with press releases and social media involvement, and now you need a way to measure its effectiveness. The problem is compounded when you notice there’s little money left for high-budget tools like surveys and ad-equivalency evaluations.

Does this sound familiar?

In Part 4 of 10 of PilmerPR’s “PR 101″ webinar, John Pilmer lists the simple ...

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Utah Economy on the Grow?

On the same May day that the stock market took a steep one-day dive, investors heard from Utah-based REIC that the company had upgraded their five-year forecast, doubling estimates for growth and income. With expansion into 15 other states and new real estate education products, they heard that the company hired 35 people in 2009 and plans similar new jobs in 2010.

Listen: Steve ...

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