Spring is the season for new beginnings, and it certainly feels that way in the local, small business community. It’s a beautiful thing to see so many new businesses opening their door for a fresh start and with great hope for what this opportunity can blossom into! In my work as a public relations consultant … Continue reading The Modern Guide to Planning a Business Grand Opening Event
How do you measure success? Sit with this thought a moment. Two answers will likely emerge, your honest answer and your desired answer. Your honest answer is how you truly believe success is measured and defined - right now - likely molded by society and what we see others accomplishing. The other, your desired answer, … Continue reading How do you measure success?
For most people, starting a blog is the easy part. However, making your blog stand out from the rest is where the real challenge lies. The power and popularity of blogging are no longer up for debate. Nowadays, a staggering 91% of businesses are using content marketing. In today’s modern world, many people are making … Continue reading Awesome Blogging Tips from Experts
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?
Have you ever come to a day, maybe even a week or longer, when you felt like your brain was on screen saver mode and you couldn’t wake it up? For me, this most often happens as it relates to creative writing, which is unfortunate because this is at the core of what I do … Continue reading Blogging Fatigue? How to Generate Fresh Topics that Will Inspire You to Write
What is the last problem you had to solve? Maybe it was so small you hardly realized you were making choices to reach a resolution. Or maybe it was so overwhelming and stressful you never want to relive that moment again. We are challenged to solve problems each and every day. The difference between whether … Continue reading Key Ideas that Will Make You Better at Creative Problem Solving
Some of my very first blog posts have focused on the topic of time management. I’m passionate about discovering new ways to efficiently use my time so that I can have the greatest impact on my clients while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. The reality is, it will always be a work in progress and … Continue reading 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Better Time Management
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! Ask a business owner, entrepreneur … Continue reading Finding Stability In Constant Change
When a business has an exciting announcement, one of the most popular reactions is to issue a press release. Sometimes the news is indeed press worthy and you will earn a feature story, but more commonly it’s something that will never get picked up by the media. So now you have invested your time and … Continue reading 7 Ways to Use a Press Release Beyond Pitching to Media
As business owners, we’re faced with some tough decisions. In order to make ends meet we sometimes have to tighten our budget and cut out the non-essentials. What any experienced business owner will tell you is that there are certain areas of a budget that should never make their way to the chopping block – … Continue reading Are You Making this Deadly Marketing Mistake?