How Businesses Can Get Ready for the Post-Pandemic Economy

The world continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic. It has affected countless lives and brought about a new reality that people around the world are still trying to make sense of every day. With no telling how or when the pandemic will "end", the future is never felt more volatile. Unfortunately, uncertainty is never … Continue reading How Businesses Can Get Ready for the Post-Pandemic Economy

In America, I am free to…

Think for a moment, how would you finish this sentence? ”In America, I am free to ___________.” We could all quickly produce an arm's length list of the many things we feel free to do, be, accomplish each and every day all because of the land we call home. The items on this list would … Continue reading In America, I am free to…

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 10-Year Itch of Entrepreneurship

This July marks 10 years since the birth of Bennis Public Relations, Inc. For a few years now I’ve been feeling called to again take a leap in scaling my business in new ways, but this year that feeling has turned into a vision fueled by a commitment to bring it to life. I'm grateful … Continue reading The 10-Year Itch of Entrepreneurship

Best Writing Advice From Ernest Hemingway (Guest Contribution from Laura Buckler)

This week's blog post comes to us from Laura Buckler, a content writer dedicated to the development of digital marketing content. Learn more about Laura in her bio below. Who is better suited to show the way to transfer the written word to a broad audience than Nobel Prize winner, revolutionary journalist, and admired novelist … Continue reading Best Writing Advice From Ernest Hemingway (Guest Contribution from Laura Buckler)

How to Grow Your Small Business with Influencer Marketing (Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)

The following post comes to us from Keith Coppersmith, an experienced business consultant who serves small businesses and startups. With potential earnings going over thousands per post, influencers are becoming the name of the game in the digital marketing world. Influencer marketing has a staggering 11 times bigger ROI than traditional or offline marketing, as reported … Continue reading How to Grow Your Small Business with Influencer Marketing (Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)

5 Things My Clients Have Taught Me About Public Relations

Throughout my career as a public relations consultant, sure I’ve taught my clients a lot. But what’s been most surprising is how much they’ve taught me in return! Working in a wide range of industries has afforded me the ability to track some powerful trends and spot inconsistencies that require us to rethink strategies. It … Continue reading 5 Things My Clients Have Taught Me About Public Relations

How to Manage Work Flow While on Vacation

I was fortunate to enjoy a very relaxing week earlier this month in the Outer Banks (North Carolina) with my extended family. There was more sun, surf and sand than what we could soak up in seven days! It’s not easy to coordinate many different schedules and all come together for a family vacation, so … Continue reading How to Manage Work Flow While on Vacation

5 Signs a Client is Not a Good Fit for Your Business

When meeting with a prospective client, we can get so caught up in wanting to help them see the value or our services, that we overlook the signs that they wouldn’t be a good fit for our business. I’m guilty of having done this a time or two. I know because the client was a … Continue reading 5 Signs a Client is Not a Good Fit for Your Business

Protecting Your Pitch: How to sell the value of your expertise

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! In the line of consulting … Continue reading Protecting Your Pitch: How to sell the value of your expertise