Media Coverage Quick Tips

Posted on February 14, 2012 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under News.

By: Krista Brick Want to get local or regional media coverage for your business or event? 1-  Find something unique to pitch about it. What is new this year? Pitch a cool unique story about one of the people involved. Got numbers and data- reporters love those! 2-  Tie your business to a national current …

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Simple Workplace Etiquette

Posted on February 14, 2012 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under News.

By: Hanna Weaver There are several instances when people forget to mind their “p’s and q’s” and in the work place is no exception. Sure, everyone is guilty of sending a quick email and not checking for grammar and spelling mistakes, unless you have automatic spell-check, which can be a Godsend. People are also guilty …

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Speaking Tips

Posted on February 14, 2012 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under News.

By: Adrienne Lawrence Getting up in front of a crowd, even a small one, can be nerve wracking. But not to worry. With a few key tips, you’ll have the audience laughing with your jokes and paying attention to every word. 1. Know your topic. Be it a history of your family, Sunday school lesson, …

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Looking Back and Forward…

Posted on January 20, 2012 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

Now that it’s 2012, a 2011 retrospective is in order.  Last year, we welcomed several new clients, including Riccuiti’s, CNB Bank and Easels in Frederick.  We also reconnected with several clients we hadn’t worked with in a few years, namely Progressions salon.spa.store, Yarnability (formerly Y2Knit) and Clemson Corner (from groundbreaking to grand opening).  We’re proud …

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Leaping into the New Year

Posted on January 20, 2012 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

The Shepherdstown Chronicle recently inquired about my resolutions for 2012.  Intrigued?  Give the following article a “twirl” (hint, hint) and keep me accountable: http://www.shepherdstownchronicle.com/page/content.detail/id/507832/Age-old-tradition-of-resolutions-continue.html For those who’ve resolved to manage their time better in 2012, here’s an excerpt: “I know this sounds crazy, but I’ve been taking tap and ballet classes and my goal is …

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Tackle a Challenge in 2012

Posted on January 20, 2012 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Blog.

For those of you who’ve resolved to tackle new challenges in 2012, you still have an opportunity to try your hand at the puzzle in our 2011 Holiday Card.  I’ve maintained a link in our blog: http://holiday.platinumpr.com/ The game is fun to play anytime!  If you’re looking for an excuse to procrastinate on another resolution, …

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