Finding the Right Balance of Self Promotion

How do you feel about promoting your business or your brand through your personal networks and social media channels? Do you think it's appropriate, even vital, for someone to share news about their business or professional accomplishments? Or do you view this as tacky, uninteresting, or even annoying? It's likely you fall somewhere along this … Continue reading Finding the Right Balance of Self Promotion

How to Start Your Business’s Public Relations Strategy from Scratch

If you've been running a business for any length of time, it's likely you've invested in marketing strategies. And based on your business's size, budget, and goals, you may have also incorporated some paid media or advertising into your overall growth plan. But what about Public Relations? So often this is the missing piece that's … Continue reading How to Start Your Business’s Public Relations Strategy from Scratch

Tips for Effectively Marketing Your New Business

Starting a new business is as exciting as it is challenging and overwhelming. In the beginning, the focus is often on making sales and growth. Simply put, it is about ensuring the survival and prosperity of your business. So, how do savvy new business owners increase sales and gain traction? Through smart and efficient business … Continue reading Tips for Effectively Marketing Your New Business

The Best Gifts of Entrepreneurship

The first Monday of each month, I dust off a favorite post from the Bennis Inc Blog archives and give you another chance to enjoy the wit and wisdom that’s been shared. Enjoy this month’s treasure – and if it inspires you – be sure to share it with family and friends! With Christmas right around the … Continue reading The Best Gifts of Entrepreneurship

If My Business was a Thanksgiving Table

Happy Thanksgiving week! Although Thanksgiving isn’t necessarily my favorite holiday, I love that it kicks off such a joyful time of year. In order to get us in the holiday spirit this week, I wanted to focus on something that combines both public relations and entrepreneurship with Thanksgiving. As it ends up, this is not … Continue reading If My Business was a Thanksgiving Table

PR Doesn’t Really Save Lives – Or Does It?

The first Monday of each month, I dust off a favorite post from the Bennis Inc Blog archives and give you another chance to enjoy the wit and wisdom that’s been shared. Enjoy this month’s treasure – and if it inspires you – be sure to share it with family and friends! Next month it will be … Continue reading PR Doesn’t Really Save Lives – Or Does It?

6 Things to Keep in Mind When Redesigning a Website

Here's one example of a recent website refresh for my own site! It had been 6+ years and my business structure and brand had shifted. A simple and efficient refresh helped elevate and clarify the brand and core services. Do you feel a longing to give your website a new look? Or maybe it's a … Continue reading 6 Things to Keep in Mind When Redesigning a Website

Destination Addiction: Always Striving, Never Arriving

Destination Addiction is a real threat to our society. No, it's not the constant wanderlust of the seasoned traveler, though that is one form it may take. In actuality, the definition is far broader and far more relatable than you might imagine. Destination Addiction is the belief that happiness can be found only in a … Continue reading Destination Addiction: Always Striving, Never Arriving

7 Daily Habits That Revived My Time Management

Time – and the value of my time - is my product. As a Public Relations consultant, it’s what I sell for a living. This makes it incredibly important that I use my time wisely, or I am literally pouring profit out for free. Time management is a passion of mine, that upon reflection, I … Continue reading 7 Daily Habits That Revived My Time Management

5 Content Marketing Tips for Startup Businesses

In today's society, it is important for businesses to have a strong online presence. This is especially true for startups, as they are trying to make a name for themselves in a competitive market. There are many ways to build a strong online presence, but one of the most effective is through content marketing. Content … Continue reading 5 Content Marketing Tips for Startup Businesses