Appealing to Culture: How to Effectively Reach Small and Diverse Markets

Over the last decade spent at the helm of Bennis Public Relations, I've had the distinct pleasure of working with a vast and varied network of vendors, businesses, organizations, and fellow consultants whose goal is to reach unique markets with highly customized messaging. It's been rewarding to team up with these individuals to craft the … Continue reading Appealing to Culture: How to Effectively Reach Small and Diverse Markets

Should I outsource my social media management?

It's a question I get asked often by clients and professional contacts. Should I outsource my social media management? Is it better to keep this in-house, or is it safe to have a firm or consultant take over? My answer, as it is with most things related to communications and public relations, is that it … Continue reading Should I outsource my social media management?

Three Important Social Media Writing Tips You Need to Know (Guest Contribution from Gemma Reeves)

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)

Struggling to Keep Up With Your Blog?

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?

How to Scale Your Business as a Sole Proprietor

As a sole proprietor, you can feel like a “one man band” in your business. While there are certainly perks of running a lean operation where you answer only to yourself,  when it comes to growth, it can be hard to figure out the right way to scale your business. After all, many people would … Continue reading How to Scale Your Business as a Sole Proprietor

When Should You Outsource a Task?

As a PR consultant, I am most often the one helping businesses outsource their PR and communication strategies to lessen their workload. For a lot of reasons, I love the concept of outsourcing and believe that in specific scenarios it works beautifully! Business owners have more time to devote on business development and operations, while … Continue reading When Should You Outsource a Task?

How to Outsource Work Without Losing Control

As a business owner or entrepreneur, your time is limited and there are only so many projects you can take on or directions in which you can be pulled before you feel like your head is going to explode. Hiring a fulltime employee to help with this workload isn’t always the right answer, either. Sometimes … Continue reading How to Outsource Work Without Losing Control