A website all EDOs & community leaders should know about right now

Posted on April 8, 2020 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Economic Development, News, Websites.

Recently, I wrote a guest post for RestoreYourEconomy.org, a project funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration and managed by the International Economic Development Council. RestoreYourEconomy.org provides resources and best practice information for public and private stakeholders who are seeking to rebuild their local economies after an economic disruption, such as the one we are currently …

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Navigating work and life changes due to the Coronavirus

Posted on March 17, 2020 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog, News.

In addition to the health concerns of the coronavirus, one of the biggest challenges is how it is disrupting work and family life. Businesses are having employees begin working from home. Schools and universities sent kids home to take their classes virtually. As parents, not only do we have to navigate potential changes to our …

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How to communicate your expectations

Posted on March 3, 2020 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development, Communications, Strategic Communication.

Have you ever encountered a problem inside the workplace where you and another person had complete opposite expectations of the project at hand? This can be a frustrating and challenging situation. We all have different workplace habits, ways of communicating, and expectations. One employee might be accustomed to sending text messages, while another might value …

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Seeking an intern? 4 tips before you get started

Posted on February 25, 2020 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development, Job offer, News.

Have you ever considered hiring an intern for your organization? Here at Platinum PR, we’ve had many interns over the years, which have helped us with important tasks such as media research, client events, blog writing, storytelling with clients, and more. We’ve had interns work with us from 2 weeks to 3 months… And at …

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Our favorite tips for creating content

Posted on February 18, 2020 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development.

Creating regular content is a non-negotiable part of your marketing strategy. It’s a key way that potential customers can find you, learn about you, and begin to know, like, and trust you. You might have multiple people writing your content or even a ghostwriter. Or, if you’re a “one-person show”, you might struggle with staying …

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