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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How do you feel about attending in-person events right now?

Posted on September 16, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Business Development, Economic Development, Event Planning, Frederick, Maryland, Inspiration, Publicity, Relationship Building.

Happy (almost) fall! Students are back at school, and sports are in season. Last week, I went to my first football game of the year at the University of Maryland. I got to see my daughter Tabitha perform in the West Virginia University marching band – she plays the alto saxophone.     It was so …

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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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I did my first in-person speaking event in over a year – here’s what I experienced.

Posted on July 7, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, COVID Pivoting, Event Planning, Relationship Building.

Last week, I spoke at my first in-person conference since March 2020! It was great to get back on stage again and speak in front of a live audience. I also really enjoyed experiencing in-person interactions again and having the shared connection of being in one room together. The event was held by the Apple Processors …

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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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