A simple way to show you care [8 Weeks of Thanks]

Posted on November 17, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under 8 Weeks of Thanks.

As part of our “8 Weeks of Thanks” celebration, each week, we’re highlighting a different way to give thanks to people in our communities, businesses, or personal lives. It’s a way to finish the year on a high note and create a ripple effect of positivity throughout our communities. Last week, we kicked off the …

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We’re kicking off 8 Weeks of Thanks! Join us?

Posted on November 11, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under 8 Weeks of Thanks, Blog.

Here at Platinum PR, we want to encourage you to finish the year on a high note. It’s been a hard year for all of us. However, through acts of kindness and generosity, we all have the power to create a ripple effect of positivity throughout our communities. So, we’re kicking off 8 Weeks of …

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How to keep your audience’s attention over Zoom

Posted on November 4, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Video conference.

One challenge that comes with the territory of hosting webinars, events, and multi-day conferences over video platforms like Zoom is capturing (and keeping) your audience’s attention. In the “old days” of leading live events, all of your audience would be gathered in one space and people were more likely to give their full attention to …

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Takeaways from Zoomtopia

Posted on October 21, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Event, Video conference.

Recently, I attended Zoomtopia, the 2-day virtual Zoom conference. This free conference offered the opportunity for people all over the world to learn more about how to use Zoom to run successful virtual offerings. The conference agenda included international Zoom users and subject matter experts, deep dive technical sessions, product updates, demos with Zoom experts, …

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Next week is Economic Development Week in Maryland

Posted on October 14, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Economic Development, Event.

Next week, Maryland will honor Economic Development Week. This is Maryland’s 10th 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. This year’s Economic Development Week is unique in that it’s going to continue …

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How will you support local businesses over the holiday season?

Posted on October 8, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Business Development, Economic Development.

As we get closer to the holiday season, it’s important to think about how we can support our local shops, restaurants, and other retailers in the community. Last year, we might have just given local businesses specialized attention on days like Small Business Saturday. This year requires more strategic and purposeful planning about how to …

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