Celebrating our 400th Newsletter!

Posted on October 19, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Communications, Content Creation, Inspiration, News, Personal Share.

Today is our 400th newsletter! Woohoo! We’re thrilled to reach this milestone. The Platinum PR newsletter started back in 2009 with a blog all about how President Obama was using Facebook as a way to speak to the American public! Over the years, the newsletter has had a mixture of tip-oriented articles, content series, and …

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Episode 1 of the Frederick Factor is LIVE!

Posted on October 15, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Communications, Content Creation, Digital Marketing, Economic Development, Frederick Factor Podcast, Frederick, Maryland, Public Relations, Relationship Building, Small Business.

Last week, we announced the launch of our brand new podcast, The Frederick Factor! Thank you so much for your outpouring of support. We’re so excited to announce that today, Episode 1 of the Frederick Factor is LIVE! Episode 1 features a lively and fun conversation with the team behind Frederick’s Puerto Rico Distillery, Angel …

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One simple step to bridging the age gap in connections

Posted on August 3, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Business Development, Communications, Content Creation, Digital Marketing, Diversity & Inclusion, Hiring, Marketing, Relationship Building.

Last week, we talked about the importance of dropping our preconceptions about people in generations different from us, and instead, getting curious about how we can learn from them. Often, we spend time trying to understand and figure out Generation Z. We see that they’re into TikTok and Snapchat and that’s all we really know …

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What “Grace and Frankie” Taught Me About the Need for Age Diversity

Posted on July 27, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Business Development, Communications, Diversity & Inclusion.

Have you ever watched Grace and Frankie on Netflix? Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin play women in their mid-seventies who become unlikely friends and in the process, redefine what it looks like to be in your later years. In one episode, Grace and Frankie are starting a new business and going to the bank to …

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[PR Challenge Week 4] Hit Send!

Posted on June 29, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Communications, Digital Marketing, Economic Development, Public Relations, Publicity, Relationship Building, Storytelling, Travel & Tourism.

As more restrictions lift and travel begins opening up, this is a key time for economic development and travel and tourism organizations to get your stories out there in the media. So we’re doing the 4-Week PR Challenge! Every week on the blog, we’re sharing a PR Challenge tip & action step. So far we’ve …

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[PR Challenge Week 3] Write a pitch to the media!

Posted on June 22, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Communications, Digital Marketing, Economic Development, Public Relations, Publicity, Relationship Building, Storytelling, Travel & Tourism.

As more restrictions lift and travel begins opening up, this is a key time for economic development and travel and tourism organizations to get your stories out there in the media. So we’re doing the 4-Week PR Challenge! Every week on the blog, we’re sharing a PR Challenge tip & action step. So far we’ve …

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