editorial calendar

Start 2018 strong by creating your Editorial Calendar

Posted on November 15, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development.

As we come near to the end of 2017, it’s time to start thinking about how to get a jumpstart on the new year. What can you do now to prepare yourself for 2018 so that by January 1st, you’re ready for your most productive and successful year yet? One way to prepare yourself for …

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Economic Development Week in Maryland (tell your story!)

Posted on October 17, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development, Economic Development, Event, Maryland Economic Development Association.

Next week (October 22nd – 28th), Maryland will honor Economic Development Week in Maryland. This is Maryland’s 7th annual celebration, and it’s an excellent opportunity for all of us to tell the story of what Economic Development is, why it’s so important, and the value it brings to the state. If we celebrate life’s novelties …

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Valued intern experience yields organizational growth

How to Utilize Interns to Grow Your Organization

Posted on January 12, 2017 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Business Development, Uncategorized.

Over the course of my business, we’ve had over 30 interns! This has been one of the best investments in my business. While interns usually work for free as long (as they’re getting college credit), they’re a great way to invest in someone’s future and your company’s progress. During their internship, it’s a great opportunity …

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Holiday Client Appreciation Ideas

Holiday Client Appreciation Ideas

Posted on November 22, 2016 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Business Development, Uncategorized.

As the holidays approach, it’s a great time to start thinking about how to show appreciation to your client base. It’s common to send out a greeting card that says “Happy Holidays!” This time of year is also an opportunity to take it a step further — so you can deepen the relationship and really …

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Acknowledging business milestones

Acknowledging Business Milestones

Posted on October 25, 2016 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Business Development, Uncategorized.

Recently my daughter Tabitha turned 15… and got her driver’s permit! The idea of this should make me feel anxious, scared and nervous, but I’m actually pretty excited about this next phase in Tabitha’s life. The concept of driving is all about freedom and possibilities. It got me thinking about acknowledging business milestones.  You probably can remember …

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How to Use Summer Downtime for Fall Success

Posted on July 11, 2016 by Meghan Metzner and filed under Business Development.

Happy summer! Hope you’ve managed to squeeze in a vacation or two. Here at Platinum PR, Meghan kicked off the summer by getting married! Sid, Tabitha, our dog Cody and I recently had a week at the beach, and I enjoyed several days away from technology in the sun and sand. In business, we’re spending …

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