My trip to Alaska

Posted on July 2, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

Recently, my family and I went on a two-week trip across Alaska. It was a huge adventure to say the least! We went to five different cities, and saw everything from orca killer whales to moose to caribou. We traveled the Alaska Railroad. We kayaked around icebergs. We were there on the solstice and experienced …

Continued …

What if…?

Posted on June 11, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, Business Development, Event, Social Media.

Recently I went to a talk led by my friend Julie Gaver, a keynote and motivational speaker, workshop host, and all-around truly amazing woman! I’ve known Julie for years and really got to know her going through Leadership Maryland together. Julie’s recent talk was called “Wise Women, Wild Hearts.” The event was organized and hosted …

Continued …

The importance of recognizing milestones

Posted on June 4, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

A couple of weekends ago, my daughter Tabitha had a huge milestone… she graduated! If you follow me on Instagram, you’ll know that Tabitha and I had a bet on graduation day: If I cried, I’d pay her $5, and if I didn’t cry, she’d pay me $5. The results? I did NOT cry, so …

Continued …

[Guest Blog] One year with Platinum PR

Posted on May 28, 2019 by Ellen Buchanan and filed under Blog.

Today we have a guest blog written by Ellen Buchanan, who is celebrating her one-year anniversary of working at Platinum PR as the Communications Specialist! Here’s Ellen… I remember my first day at Platinum PR like it was just yesterday. Sandy and I were attending a client lunch, and she was introducing me to a …

Continued …

The Top 5 Marketing Materials for EDOs

Posted on May 22, 2019 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development, Social Media.

I’m often asked what the most important marketing materials are that every Economic Development Organization should have. Maybe you’re at the end of the fiscal year and have money left in the budget to spend. Or you might be looking to next-level your brand and positioning. Either way, you want to know: what are the …

Continued …