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Public Relations Meetup for Small Businesses: Social Media 101

Three months ago, I started the Cedar Park Public Relations Meetup for Small Businesses held on the last Wednesday of every month. We're starting to pick up steam, and the feedback has been pretty positive [...]

By | November 27th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Public Relations Meetup for Small Businesses: Social Media 101

PR + Inbound Marketing Go Together Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

Last week I had an extremely productive coffee meeting with a fellow communications colleague I’ve known for several years. We had lost touch, and decided it was time to reconnect and catch up. Our talk [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: Marketing, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on PR + Inbound Marketing Go Together Like Peanut Butter and Jelly

InfoGraphic: How Prepared Are You For a Communications Crisis?

Initially I wrote this post around article in the Austin Business Journal about WP Engine, Inc., (who btw I use as my hosting provider) and how they were faced with an unexpected power outage earlier [...]

By | October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on InfoGraphic: How Prepared Are You For a Communications Crisis?

Three San Antonio Tech Events Not To Miss This Week

Tuesday, September 26 San Antonio Tech Job Fair hosted by Codeup, Tech Bloc, and Geekdom. The San Antonio Tech Job Fair is a community event where the local tech talent can connect with employers. Scheduled [...]

By | September 25th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Three San Antonio Tech Events Not To Miss This Week

6 Basic Steps to Launching a Successful PR Campaign

Understanding and knowing what steps to take to carry out a successful small business PR campaign can be daunting, confusing and quite overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be. If you have messaging complete, something newsworthy [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on 6 Basic Steps to Launching a Successful PR Campaign

Five Networking Events Not To Miss In Austin This Week

Tuesday, September 5 Top Secret Austin Startup Project (Pitch Opportunity) hosted by MediaTech Ventures, BankSNB, Notley Ventures, Founder Institute, Launchpad PR, and The Experience Firm. Ten presenters will have the ability to pitch their idea at a [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Categories: Events|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Five Networking Events Not To Miss In Austin This Week

Five Steps to Developing Your Value Proposition

One of the biggest challenges I see on an ongoing basis with small business PR consulting clients is a lack of developed value propositions that demonstrates the need they are truly meeting. Most businesses are [...]

By | August 28th, 2017|Categories: Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Five Steps to Developing Your Value Proposition

3 Simple Moves Small Businesses Should Consider When Stuck in a Marketing Communications Rut

You've reviewed and audited your marketing communications strategy and don’t see what could be holding your business back. Yet, you recognize the dots aren’t connecting and customer interest and conversion rates are at a [...]

By | August 14th, 2017|Categories: Marketing|Tags: , , |Comments Off on 3 Simple Moves Small Businesses Should Consider When Stuck in a Marketing Communications Rut