Honor Others and Be Grateful but Not Just in November

Honor Others and Be Grateful but Not Just in November

November is filled with holidays in the United States that remind us to honor others and be grateful. • November 11 – Veterans Day when we honor those who have served in the military and keep us safe. • November 27 – Thanksgiving when we are grateful for our family, friends, and country. From a […]

Please … Think Before You Pink!

Please … Think Before You Pink!

It’s nearly October and soon we’ll be seeing pumpkins, falling leaves, and pink ribbons everywhere. October used to be dedicated to fall and Halloween but has now become the season in which every company tries to “out pink” each other in an effort to capitalize on Breast Cancer Awareness month. Yes, awareness months are important. […]

Networking Works With the Right Attitude

Networking Works With the Right Attitude

One of the tried and true ways business owners use to get new business is networking. We’ve all done this. Go to a “networking” event, introduce yourself to someone new, offer a business card, connect on LinkedIn, and then never talk to them again. After awhile, you reach the point of asking yourself: “How did […]

Sleeping Better With Effective PR

Sleeping Better With Effective PR

I recently took a trip to Florida and had the chance to reconnect with a former boss. The job I had at Curley & Pynn Public Relations Management (now The Strategic Firm) came at just the right time for me. I knew enough to be a good PR professional but I was ready to learn […]

Is Your Company Creating Content? Then, You Need a Strategy.

Is Your Company Creating Content? Then, You Need a Strategy.

Content is King. Content creation. Content curation. Content strategy. What’s all this buzz about content? Most company owners have heard that content is important to build awareness and attract customers to their business but may not be sure if they should jump into the ocean of content. And, if you’ve checked your email lately you […]

2014: The Year to Be Countercultural

2014: The Year to Be Countercultural

By now we’ve all made those resolutions for 2014 and maybe even started to break a few. And, the big snow storm in Atlanta really got us off track … literally. Sitting in my car for many hours during that snow showed me that most of us want to reach out to others. Not just […]