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What Is Public Relations?

What is Public Relations? Public Relations is simply the organized effort to earn media coverage organically rather than paying for it. Public Relations also encompasses activities like social networking, community outreach, and crisis response. How does it apply to small business marketing? There are several reasons why small businesses need to take Public Relations seriously. ...

A Message to Big Business – Social Media Is No Longer Optional

I tripped across the second iteration of this masterfully constructed video and just had to share it.  It really illustrates the power that social media has over our society in this day and age.  The good news for small business owners is that you have nothing to hold you back the way big business does. ...

How to Write E-Newsletters That Aren’t Annoying

There’s nothing more annoying than an e-newsletter that just regurgitates information that can be found on your small business’s website.  Or that offers zero incentive to be on the recipient list.  Or that is twelve pages long.  Here are a few tips for writing well in your e-newsletters: Write new content.  It has to be ...