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Targeting National Media: a Local Success Story Featuring Local Business Owner Leah Fried Sedwick
Marketing and PR,Mayra Ruiz-McPherson
Targeting National Media: a Local Success Story Featuring Local Business Owner Leah Fried Sedwick
27 June 2012

Like most of the women who contribute and enjoy the many wonderful posts on this blog, I have an affinity for women in business and find great pleasure in reading about their professional development, important milestones, achievements and successes. It is in this very spirit I share with you the recent media success of a local business woman, Ms. Leah Fried Sedwick of Olde Towne Pet Resort. Read more…

“TV News Reporter Called in One Hour”: Brainstorms and Benefits of Content Sharing – 5 Minute Video Chat
Grow Smart Business, Interviews, Mayra Ruiz-McPherson
4 September 2009

Great news for one Women Grow Business blogger, one apple pie baker, and tons of small business owners seeking more about content sharing (… more in this fun conversation below). I met Mayra at DC’s local Channel 8 studio for her live interview with the Washington Business Report (just search for Mayra Ruiz to find her archived interview!). Read more…

Vacation, Twitter, and a Blog’s Death: Seeing Your Market Position Anew
Marketing and PR, Mayra Ruiz-McPherson, social media
Vacation, Twitter, and a Blog's Death: Seeing Your Market Position Anew
29 July 2009

Are you planning any kind of getaway these next few weeks of summer? If so, beware. Too much joy, peace and reflection during your vacation may result in blog death. Earlier this June, I took a brief working vacation to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and was able to sneak in pockets of family time whenever possible. Read more…

My Clients and Their Brands: a Marketer’s Catch 22
Marketing and PR, Mayra Ruiz-McPherson, social media
My Clients and Their Brands: a Marketer's Catch 22
2 June 2009

As a marketing, PR and communications consultant, my days are full of the act of promotion for my clients. From the moment my eyelids flutter open in the morning until I drag myself back to bed late at night, I spend many hours promoting client products, services, outreach efforts, programs, events and the like. Everything I write, everything I design, every hyperlink I click and every stroke of my keyboard is dedicated to promoting my clients, period. Read more…

PR Drivel: There’s a Better Way to Communicate with Your Stakeholders
Marketing and PR,Mayra Ruiz-McPherson
PR Drivel:  There's a Better Way to Communicate with Your Stakeholders
29 April 2009

Guest post from Mayra Ruiz-McPherson, regular guest contributor to Women Grow Business. Mayra works as an independent marketing strategist and social media enthusiast. With over 14 years of marketing and communications experience, Mayra helps businesses and non-profits with all aspects of their brand identity, outreach communications, and competitive positioning. Read more…

To Grow or Not: What’s at Stake When Deciding to Expand Your Business
Entrepreneurship, Mayra Ruiz-McPherson, Women In Business
To Grow or Not:  What's at Stake When Deciding to Expand Your Business
19 February 2009

Guest post from Mayra Ruiz-McPherson, regular guest contributor to Women Grow Business. Mayra works as an independent marketing strategist, social media enthusiast, and blogger. With over 14 years of marketing, PR, and communications experience, Mayra helps businesses and non-profits with all aspects of their brand identity, outreach communications, and competitive positioning. Read more…

Eat, Sleep, & Live Your Brand: Straight Talk from Entrepreneur Nichole Imperi
Entrepreneurship, Interviews, Mayra Ruiz-McPherson
Eat, Sleep, & Live Your Brand:  Straight Talk from Entrepreneur Nichole Imperi
9 February 2009

Guest post from Mayra Ruiz-McPherson, regular guest contributor to Women Grow Business. Mayra works as an independent marketing strategist, social media enthusiast, and blogger. With over 14 years of marketing, PR, and communications experience, Mayra helps businesses and non-profits with all aspects of their brand identity, outreach communications, and competitive positioning. Read more…

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