Adventures with the National Millennial Community

Posted on September 19, 2018 by Ellen Buchanan and filed under Event, News.

Today, we’ve got a guest post from Platinum PR’s Communications Specialist, Ellen Buchanan! Ellen recently traveled to Dallas, Texas, where she took part in the National Millennial Community. Today, she’s sharing what she learned during her trip from engaging with other millennials as well as executives from companies like AT&T and the American Heart Association. …

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12 Months of Fun with My Daughter (First Stop: Ireland!)

Posted on September 12, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

This year, my daughter Tabitha is going into her senior year of high school. We decided that before she goes off to college, we’d have “12 Months of Fun” together where every month, we do something fun, different, or silly together. Tabitha has a motto: “memories over materials.” The best gifts aren’t things — they’re quality …

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Platinum PR’s Summer Wrap-Up

Posted on September 6, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Event, Maryland Economic Development Association.

It’s hard to believe that the summer is already over! I hope you took some time out to rest and refresh. Over here, the summer was packed with conferences, speaking events, and… a trip to Ireland with my 17-year-old daughter. 🙂 Here’s a wrap-up of some of the highlights! I had the opportunity to speak …

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Not getting the results you want? Try this!

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development.

Recently, during a meeting with an organization, I suggested some changes to make in their marketing plan. The room went quiet with some hesitation and resistance to change. That’s when I realized something… There’s an idea out there that “If I change the way I’m doing things now, it’s like saying I was wrong in …

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3 Marketing Tips for the Understaffed and Overworked

Posted on August 22, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Marketing Collateral.

As a one or two-person EDO office, it can be a struggle to keep up with marketing (not to mention all of your other daily to-do’s!). You’re overworked. You’ve got too many day-to-day prospect to-do’s happening that you absolutely have to deal with. So your marketing plan implementation, strategic planning, and content calendar all end …

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your input needed!

Posted on August 15, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development, Social Media, Strategic Communication.

Today I’m asking for your feedback… What kind of information do you need help with? We love creating guides and content based on your specific needs. (Like our free guide with the top 5 website tips for Economic Developers — which was inspired after I led the Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course on Marketing and …

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