2017-Highlights

My personal and professional highlights of 2017

Posted on December 13, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Business Development, Economic Development.

Before setting goals for 2018, it’s important to take time to acknowledge your successes in 2017. You might even be surprised to look back and see how much you accomplished! Here are some of my personal and professional highlights from 2017… Platinum PR kicked off the year with the 30-Day Economic Development Marketing Challenge! I’m …

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Platinum PR’s 15-year anniversary!

Posted on September 19, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Economic Development, News.

This month, it’s Platinum PR’s 15-year anniversary! I started this company from my house, soon after the birth of my daughter Tabitha. I’d never thought of myself as an entrepreneur, but a friend planted the seed in my mind to start a marketing & PR company, and I wanted to see where I could take …

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Twitter Strategies for Economic Development Organizsations

5 Twitter Strategies for Economic Development Organizations

Posted on June 22, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Economic Development, Social Media.

Twitter is the social media network where users post, reply and retweet 140-character messages, called “tweets.” With an active Economic Development community, this social media network is a no-brainer for Economic Development Organizations! With over 317 million monthly active users, what are some key Twitter strategies for Economic Development Organizations? In this 6-part blog series, …

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5 Facebook Strategies for Economic Development Organizations

5 Facebook Strategies for Economic Development Organizations

Posted on June 2, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Social Media.

As an Economic Development Organization, maybe you’ve been posting semi-regularly on Facebook, and now you’re wondering: How can I take this to the next level? What can I do to expand my reach, and get more leads through my posts? In this 6-part blog series, you’ll get social media strategies for Economic Development Organizations on …

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Tips for Making the Most of Live Events

Posted on May 24, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

Last week, I went to the Governor’s Business Summit in Baltimore. It was the first time that they’ve ever done this summit in the state of Maryland. With over 700 people, it was like a “who’s who” of business in Maryland. And in the days since, everyone I’ve spoken to who’s attended has referenced the …

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