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Archive of Our #WgBiz Twitter Chat with Vanessa French (@VanessaFrench)
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Archive of Our #WgBiz Twitter Chat with Vanessa French (@VanessaFrench)
29 July 2013

This July we were honored to have  Vanessa French, founder and lead strategist of Pivot Point Communications, as the guest expert for our monthly Twitter chat. This month, we discussed digital PR for small businesses. Two of her most discussed tweets mirrored one of the results from the State of Women Business Owned Business surveys conducted by NAWBO and Web. Read more…

Women in Business Interviews: Public Relations Expert Vanessa French (@VanessaFrench)
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Women in Business Interviews: Public Relations Expert Vanessa French (@VanessaFrench)
9 July 2013

Yesterday we had  Vanessa French, founder and lead strategist of Pivot Point Communications, as our special guest expert, leading our Twitter discussion on digital PR and how to use it to grow your business. Today we’re bringing you part one of a two part interview Vanessa did with us just a few days ago. Coming from big and mid sized agencies and a stint in-house, I was tired of working in environments that come from a place of no. Read more…

Women Grow Business Chat Series Welcomes Vanessa French
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Women Grow Business Chat Series Welcomes Vanessa French
8 July 2013

As with every second Monday of the month, it’s time for our monthly Women In Business Twitter chat, brought to you by the Women Grow Business community here at Web. com. This month our topic is Digital Public Relations. Read more…

Customers Care About Social Responsibility—So Use Social Media to Prove You’re Doing Good
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Customers Care About Social Responsibility—So Use Social Media to Prove You’re Doing Good
3 June 2013

Consumers care about social responsibility on the part of businesses—and it’s getting harder than ever for companies to fake it or hide socially irresponsible behavior, thanks to social media. The new Cone Communications/Echo Global CSR Study found that while 91 percent of customers say they’d switch brands to support a company with a cause, an equally impressive 90 percent would boycott a business that displayed socially irresponsible behavior. The study polled 10,000 consumers in the U.S., U.K., Canada, Brazil, Germany, France, Russia, China, India and Japan. Read more…

What Is The Most Important Public Relations Initiative to Embark On? By Shonali Burke
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What Is The Most Important Public Relations Initiative to Embark On? By Shonali Burke
17 May 2013

The following is a guest post by the previous Editor of Women Grow Business, Shonali Burke. What’s the most important public relations initiative to embark on? Your relationship with YOU. Why do business owners especially need to be concerned with this relationship? We’ll come back to that in a moment. Read more…

Digital PR Insights That Can Help You Grow Your Business
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Digital PR Insights That Can Help You Grow Your Business
31 August 2012

Getting media coverage from mainstream media or bloggers is one of the most effective ways to grow a business. When influential people say nice things about your business their audience takes notice.  And it carries much more weight than what you say on your own blog or website. Read more…

Targeting National Media: a Local Success Story Featuring Local Business Owner Leah Fried Sedwick
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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…

Sally Falkow (@sallyfalkow) is Our Guest Expert for the June #wgbiz chat
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Sally Falkow (@sallyfalkow) is Our Guest Expert for the June #wgbiz chat
11 June 2012

Today at noon Eastern, we are delighted to have Sally Falkow of Meritus Media joining us as our guest expert, a 30 year public relations professional and one of the earliest PR professionals to embrace blogging. In 2009, she was awarded PR Trainer of the Year for her social media classes, and is the co- developer of PRESSFeed, a social media newsroom. Her AdAge 150 blog, the Proactive Report, was one of the first PR blogs in existence, and is still considered one of the top ten PR blogs. Read more…

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