Just a student

Posted on February 19, 2013 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

You may not find me blogging very often, but occasionally I come across a person that inspires me to sit down and write. Today this inspiration came in the form of a young woman I met at the Western Veterinary Conference. The young woman approached the booth I was working. In a voice so quiet …

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New Years Resolutions for Business Success

Posted on January 29, 2013 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Advertising, Blog, Event, Marketing Collateral, News, Public Relations, Social Media, Websites.

It’s already almost a month into the New Year. With the New Year comes a new list of resolutions. More often than not, personal resolutions are forgotten after the first week of January. We hope, however, that you will remember some of these business resolutions well into the New Year. Take off the cape You’re …

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12 Days of Christmas, Platinum Style

Posted on December 20, 2012 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Event, News.

Last Saturday Platinum PR organized a wonderful event for Waldorf Marketplace in Waldorf, Maryland. The community was invited for a fun day with Santa, complete with photos with St. Nick himself. Children were invited to make crafts, enjoy the balloon artist and a fun photo booth complete with silly props, courtesy of Picstacheo. Shoppers were …

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Don’t Forget to Thank Your Clientele During this Season of Appreciation

Posted on November 20, 2012 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Advertising, Marketing Collateral.

As Thanksgiving is fast approaching, everyone is expressing their gratitude. What about your business or organization? Have your customers, clients or members been thanked? Customer appreciation can boost your visibility, enhance your brand, and make customers feel good about supporting your business. Not to mention, customers are more likely to return when they feel special. …

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Marketing for Small Business Saturday

Posted on November 15, 2012 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Advertising, Marketing Collateral.

While Black Friday has been around since the 1970’s, Small Business Saturday is just taking root. Wedged in between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it’s roots took shape in 2010 when American Express encouraged consumers to shop local to keep money local. Sixty-eight dollars for every $100 spent stays in the community when you shop …

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Find a healthy disregard for the impossible

Posted on November 5, 2012 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Advertising, Marketing Collateral, Websites.

Larry Page is the CEO for Google Investor Relations.  The other night on the Charlie Rose show he shared that Google investors were looking for a healthy disregard for the impossible. When I Googled the phrase, Page’s 2012 message to Google investors emerged.  Apparently the phrase’s roots originate at the University of Michigan from a …

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