There’s a lot of talk about how the workforce of the future will perform in offices that are redesigned or reimagined for the ongoing pandemic. Of course, it’s helpful to think through that in terms of how the workplace has changed over the last few decades. It didn’t always look like the open spaces that … Continue reading How the Office Job Has Evolved in the Last Century
A few weeks ago, I surveyed a group of Central Pennsylvania business owners and professionals, representing a wide variety of industries and business models, as to what their biggest COVID-related businesses challenges are right now. I did this to help prepare for a virtual presentation I was creating for my business networking group that I've … Continue reading Virtual Communication Strategies to Overcome Various COVID Business Challenges
The following post comes to us from Gemma Reeves, a seasoned writer and aspiring entrepreneur who enjoys creating helpful articles and interesting stories. Learn more about how to connect with Gemma in her author bio below. In a short span of time, social media has made huge waves in the field of marketing. Facebook, Instagram, … Continue reading Three Important Social Media Writing Tips You Need to Know (Guest Contribution from Gemma Reeves)
Maybe you align with the job description of “I run a business.” You don’t have to be an entrepreneur or even a business owner to make this statement. You simply need to be in a place of authority within your business or organization where, for the most part, you are calling the shots. However, the … Continue reading 7 Signs Your Business is Running You
For anyone who has the goal of blogging regularly, you know it can be a real challenge to keep up with the demand for new content. Whether your blog is for professional or personal use, so many other obligations in life can pull you away from spending time with your thoughts. For me at least, … Continue reading Struggling to Keep Up With Your Blog?
The following post comes to us from James Buesing, a content writer for Momentum Life, a New Zealand-based life insurance company. You can learn more about James at the end of this article. A press release can be a key communication tool for businesses. It can help you communicate important information about your brand to the … Continue reading 7 Reasons to Write a Press Release for Your Business (Guest Contribution from James Buesing)
It’s T-minus three days until Turkey Day! Although Thanksgiving isn’t necessarily my favorite holiday, I love that it kicks off such a happy (and indulgence-filled) time of year. I thought in order to get us excited for this special day, I’d focus this Monday’s blog on something that combines both public relations and entrepreneurship with … Continue reading If My Business was a Thanksgiving Table
Next month it will be 10 years since I graduated from Penn State University and next July, the public relations business I started at just 23 years old will turn 9 years old. These facts alone astound me. I recently told my husband, "Time is all fun and games until after 30...then 'it' gets real." … Continue reading PR Doesn’t Really Save Lives – Or Does It?
The following post comes to us from Keith Coppersmith, an experienced business consultant who serves small businesses and startups. Customer expectations are starting to hit all-time highs with as much as 76 percent of consumers saying that it is easier than ever to take their business elsewhere. With those numbers bound to go up in the … Continue reading 4 Ways to Improve Sales and Follow Up Techniques (Guest Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)
With Halloween right around the corner, I thought it fitting to take look at the “scariest” public relations mistakes made by businesses and organizations on a regular basis. While some of these mistakes might only result in a raised eyebrow or two, others can have a devastating blow to a business’s brand, with a long-lasting … Continue reading Scariest Public Relations Mistakes to Avoid