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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Guest Blog: My Journey to Becoming a Certified Economic Developer

Posted on August 10, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Business Development, Economic Development, Inspiration, Personal Share, Small Business.

This week’s blog post is a guest post by Platinum PR’s Director of Operations, Sophie Smith. If you’re one of our clients, you will already know Sophie. Sophie is strategic, creative, and truly passionate about helping city and state economies reach their fullest potential. Today, she’s sharing her journey to becoming a Certified Economic Developer.  …

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7 Things to Consider When Planning a Hybrid Event

Posted on June 1, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under COVID Pivoting, Economic Development, Event Planning, Relationship Building, Small Business, Travel & Tourism, Virtual Event Planning, Webinars & Video Conference, Zoom.

Many organizations are offering hybrid events, which give participants the option of attending virtually or attending in person. After more than a year of virtual events, it’s exciting to begin having some in-person elements to events. However, planning a hybrid event comes with its challenges, and it’s important to keep that in mind. Some elements …

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Ways to Support Small Businesses during Small Business Week

Posted on May 5, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Client Stories, COVID Pivoting, Economic Development, Small Business, Social Media.

It’s Small Business Week! We always say that we should be supporting and celebrating local small businesses year round. However, the great thing about Small Business Week is that it brings extra attention to small businesses all over the country. Here are some ways to show your support this week: Check in with businesses who …

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Your Next Tourism Campaign Idea: An Itinerary

Posted on April 6, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Communications, Digital Marketing, Small Business, Travel & Tourism.

Looking for a creative way to promote recreational experiences and local businesses in your community? Here’s one: Create an itinerary. People like being guided through activities and experiences. You can take an ordinary experience visiting a restaurant or brewery and make it into an even more fun experience by making it part of a guided …

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Make “Small Business Saturday” last all year long [8 Weeks of Thanks]

Posted on December 29, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under 8 Weeks of Thanks, Economic Development, Frederick, Maryland, Giving Back, Small Business.

We’re nearly to the end of 2020… I know we are all together in celebrating the end of this year with hopes for positive change in the year ahead! We’re also coming close to the end of our 8 Weeks of Thanks. What an amazing 8 weeks! It has been a joyful experience for the …

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