The Decision that (Almost) Destroyed My Business Model – And What I Learned in the Process

As I’ve grown Bennis Public Relations from the ground up over the last 12 years, it’s come with an incredible amount of growth and wisdom that is realized far beyond my bottom line. Simply put, being a business owner is hard. Being a young, female business owner who started at age 23 added even more challenges. And if that … Continue reading The Decision that (Almost) Destroyed My Business Model – And What I Learned in the Process

The Best Articles for Entrepreneurs from 2022

As we look to the start of a new year, we hold hopes and aspirations for what this next chapter will bring. But let’s not forget to pause and reflect on the wisdom and experience gained from this last year – and be sure to pack it with us on this next trip around the … Continue reading The Best Articles for Entrepreneurs from 2022

Reasons Why Your Website Visitors are Not Converting

There is no shortcut when it comes to website conversion. You might run various marketing strategies, invest in advertising, or endlessly optimize your pages. But none of this could provide a sure conversion, especially if not done correctly. You might get hundreds of visitors on your websites but less than 1% become a customer. Why … Continue reading Reasons Why Your Website Visitors are Not Converting

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?

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

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

A Chameleon Consultant – Learning How to Be Who Your Customers Need

A “chameleon” consultant?  Yes! There are some great qualities we can observe and learn from these transformative creatures as it relates to growing effective leadership and influence in our own professions. But before we dive into all that, a quick science lesson. Chameleons change colors by rearranging a lattice of nanocrystals in one of the … Continue reading A Chameleon Consultant – Learning How to Be Who Your Customers Need