The Power of Public Relations: How does earned media really work?

At 8-years-old my son experienced his first press event to celebrate the more than 8,000 COVID-19 vaccinations the CATE mobile unit disseminated across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Public Relations. By definition, this term and the entire industry can be many different things. Often it's lumped into the large category of communications and outreach, spilling into … Continue reading The Power of Public Relations: How does earned media really work?

Tips for Consistent Blog Writing – How I never missed publishing a post in 10 years

For more than a decade, The Comm Entrepreneur blog has published a new post every Monday morning without disruption or delay. No vacation, holiday, maternity leave, or anything else has prevented me from sharing new and insightful ideas on my blog and promoting the content across my social media networks. I'm not a slave to … Continue reading Tips for Consistent Blog Writing – How I never missed publishing a post in 10 years

Guide to Crafting an E-Commerce Customer Service Strategy

Now that more people are spending longer hours at home, the convenience and ease of shopping online have become a life-saver and a go-to method for a significant majority. However, with so many players in a saturated industry, it has become more challenging for e-commerce players to stand out amongst their competitors. So, how do … Continue reading Guide to Crafting an E-Commerce Customer Service Strategy

How to Properly Market Your Brand on Instagram (Guest Contribution from Jennifer Hahn Masterson)

The following post comes to us from Jennifer Hahn Masterson, an experienced content strategist with a focus on business communication. Learn from Jennifer's best advice on how to properly market your brand on Instagram. Thanks to the modern era that we’re living in, and the technology that’s evolving day by day, we have an opportunity … Continue reading How to Properly Market Your Brand on Instagram (Guest Contribution from Jennifer Hahn Masterson)

The Professional Way to Deliver Hard News

The hard truth is that at some point in your professional career you will need to deliver news that is negative, critical, or disappointing to someone else. We are humans, after all. This means we're going to make mistakes and continually adjust from the steep learning curve that is life. Being perfect in an effort … Continue reading The Professional Way to Deliver Hard News

Benefits of Workplace Automation in 2021 (Guest Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)

The following post comes to us from Keith Coppersmith, an experienced business consultant who serves small businesses and startups. Learn more about Keith in his bio following this article. If you’ve ever uttered the words “Hey Google, can you set my timer for ten minutes?” you’ve already had the benefit of experiencing some level of … Continue reading Benefits of Workplace Automation in 2021 (Guest Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)

Most Read Blog Posts of 2020

Before we sign off on this year and look to a brighter and hopefully less dramatic new year, let's take a look back and revisit the most popular blog posts shared in 2020 on the Bennis Inc blog. Despite the trying times, many good things came out of this year, including new experiences that have … Continue reading Most Read Blog Posts of 2020

4 Benefits of Diversifying Payment Options for Business (Guest Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)

The following post comes to us from Keith Coppersmith, an experienced business consultant who serves small businesses and startups. Learn more about Keith in his bio following this article. During the pandemic, the percentage of shoppers whose most monthly payments are attributed to ecommerce grew from 24% to 47%. With this rise in popularity of … Continue reading 4 Benefits of Diversifying Payment Options for Business (Guest Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)

How to Use EAT to Outrank Your Competitors on Google

Simply put, Google is designed to give the most accurate results every time someone looks up something - anything, really. To ensure that this search engine powerhouse provides the best information possible, it introduces periodical algorithm updates. In turn, webmasters, bloggers, and marketers have to follow these changes if they wish not to lose their … Continue reading How to Use EAT to Outrank Your Competitors on Google