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What’s Wrong With Your PR Activities?

The phone is not ringing and crickets are chirping. That’s likely what will happen if you are sending out press releases to the masses and waiting for the sales to come in. I bring this up because several entrepreneurs contacted me recently about their PR activities. They hired publicists. But instead of obtaining media exposure, [...]

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Enough Doom and Gloom Already!

  For the last few weeks, it seems like there has been nothing but bad news. All of the radio and television reporters blast the latest unemployment stats, stock market dips and unrest in the world. It’s enough to turn you into a Scrooge this holiday season or make you cower in a corner with [...]

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Did the Sharks Attack? Taking Risks-Part 2

On Tuesday, I left off telling you about the sharks I encountered while scuba diving. Well, after a brief, “stare down” with the sharks, I headed towards the cave opening and left their home. It was nerve-wracking, but it was truly the most exciting dive I’ve had so far. In fact, after the initial nerves subsided, [...]

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Take Risks to Boost Confidence and Publicity

It’s about 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, and I’m recovering from a much-needed vacation. Right now, the jet lag is killing me. Yes, I’m one of those people who usually need a “vacation from the vacation.” But it’s worth it! A vacation gives you time to rest and relax, but it also provides the opportunity [...]

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Jerky Sells Fast with PR

On Tuesday, Janie Honeycutt of www.houseofjerky.net shared her PR success story. Here is the rest of that interview: What kind of results did you see from your public relations efforts? From my efforts, we’ve had some excellent reviews written on websites. People Magazine was a complete surprise. One day, our website was crazy with traffic [...]

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Are you a StartupNation PR Success Story?

In order to see how PR can truly help your new business succeed, I’ll be sharing some stories from our own StartupNation members.   To start, have you met Janie Honeycutt of www.houseofjerky.net? Janie is an avid StartupNation member. She used the site to get valuable informatio to help boost sales for her beef jerky business.   I recently got the chance [...]

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