How I created my best team ever during the pandemic

Posted on June 3, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Business Development, COVID Pivoting, Personal Share.

There are inherent challenges that come with communicating in the workplace, such as generational differences and different learning styles.  On top of that, over the past few months, many of us have had to adjust to working separately in our own homes. (Remember the good ole’ days when you could ask a coworker a quick …

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[Guest Blog] Happy Hour at Home

Posted on May 29, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, COVID Pivoting, Small Business.

It’s no surprise that I’m all about cultivating relationships, especially with my team. And that hasn’t stopped because of a pandemic! Caitlin Propheter, our marketing intern, shares her thoughts on our first virtual team happy hour.  “Cheers!” Sandy said as we each took a sip of our local drink of choice. I can’t say I pictured myself …

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5 tips for hiring & managing interns – virtually

Posted on May 27, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under COVID Pivoting, Hiring.

Earlier this year, we planned on hiring a paid marketing intern for the summer. Then, COVID hit and the world changed almost overnight. Our team began working remotely from home. Our economic development clients became front-line responders and we worked alongside them to get information out to their communities as fast as possible. Amidst this …

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6 Promotion Tips for Travel & Tourism Week

Posted on May 1, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Advertising, Business Development, COVID Pivoting, Travel & Tourism.

National Travel and Tourism Week is coming up from May 3rd through May 9th. With travel and tourism so restricted, what can you do now to support your community’s tourism industry? As states slowly begin lifting restrictions, this is a time to plan, make adjustments, and help your community know what is available to experience …

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Planning for Small Business Week

Posted on April 28, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Client Stories, COVID Pivoting, Economic Development, Small Business, Social Media.

Small Business Week is coming up on Sunday, May 3rd through Saturday, May 9th! When you’re already working around the clock to get your local businesses the support they need, what else can you do or encourage your communities to do to support small businesses? Here are some ways you can support them with their …

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