How to organize your inbox

Posted on October 5, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development.

Did you know that this week is National Get Organized Week? Yep, and it was declared so by the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) in 1992! (Which might be about the last time you can remember organizing your desktop) 😉 So today I’m sharing a few tips you can use to organize your inbox! …

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Not getting the results you want? Try this!

Posted on August 29, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development.

Recently, during a meeting with an organization, I suggested some changes to make in their marketing plan. The room went quiet with some hesitation and resistance to change. That’s when I realized something… There’s an idea out there that “If I change the way I’m doing things now, it’s like saying I was wrong in …

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your input needed!

Posted on August 15, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development, Social Media, Strategic Communication.

Today I’m asking for your feedback… What kind of information do you need help with? We love creating guides and content based on your specific needs. (Like our free guide with the top 5 website tips for Economic Developers — which was inspired after I led the Chesapeake Basic Economic Development Course on Marketing and …

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Start With Who

Posted on June 6, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development, Communications, Economic Development.

We’ve all heard that we should start with “why.” However, when it comes to EDO marketing, publicity, proposal submissions, and networking, you must start with your “who”! Each audience that an EDO must communicate with has different goals, needs, and challenges that you must communicate uniquely with to be effective. How are you communicating with… …

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Secret #4: Getting Attention Using Social Media

Posted on May 22, 2018 by Sandy Sponaugle and filed under Business Development, Social Media.

Welcome back to the 4-Part Series where we’re unlocking the 4 Marketing Secrets of the Future! Now’s your chance to get ahead of the EDO crowd by upping your online marketing game. These are the strategies many EDOs are currently overlooking… and can set you apart from the crowd. Today, we’re diving into social media. …

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