Tag : entrepreneur

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Stitchin’ Stories With Social Media

I spent last weekend at the International Quilt Festival in Houston – a total feast for my senses! Approximately 50,000 people cross through the doors of the George R. Brown Convention center (it’s not your Grandma’s quilt show), so there’s no doubt that it’s a major challenge for exhibitors at any tradeshow to rise above noise (literally and figuratively) and gain the attention of attendees. Every booth has something unique to offer, of course, but imagine trying convey this when you also have a language barrier to overcome!

Here are some of the fun ways I noticed exhibitors were trying to get their product noticed.

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Great Networking Opportunity with Entrepreneur Magazine!

PR over Coffee in Austin is proud to host Grant Davis, contributing Tech & Money Editor for Entrepreneur Magazine, in Austin on November 13, 6-8 PM at the Acton School of Business.

This one-of-a-kind meetup is an opportunity for tech startups and established businesses to come ask Grant what he and his fellow editors at Entrepreneur look for when they decide to write about new technology businesses.

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Get a first look into the crystal ball of business trends

Hey Friends and Fellow Followers: We’ve got an idea for you to help you gain an edge in your business! It’s a conference. (Wah wah, I hear the groans, cut it out. I promise . . . ) This conference is NOT your granddad’s confab!

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3 Must-Know Secrets to Building Your Dream Team

You’ve seen it on TV. You’re watching the Grammies, Oscars, or another awards show and the winner is announced. Giddy with surprise, she approaches the stage to accept her award, then proceeds to thank a seemingly endless list of people who believed in her and helped her get where she is.

Personal Branding: The Perfect Storm
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Personal Branding: The Perfect Storm

Personal branding is not a new concept, and yet one cannot pick up an entrepreneurial or business magazine without stumbling across it. Why all this recent popularity? What has happened to put personal branding on everyone’s lips?

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Is Your Company Trapped By Corporate Social Responsibility?

There’s been a lot of talk lately about corporate social responsibility and how it relates to your business’ public relations strategy. In fact, CSR (yes, it even has its own acronym) has been addressed more than once in this blog. In a  Harvard  Business Review article, February 2007, entitled “Redefining Corporate Social Responsibility”, Mark Kramer…

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Six Tricks to Hiring Entrepreneurial Employees

Hey new entrepreneur! How are you feeling today? Nervous?! I hear you. It’s not always sunshine and rainbows in your world. Especially if the problem you’re facing is hiring employees number two and three (with you being employee number one). Who to hire is a tough question we all face in our lives. The question I hear most is do I hire a worker bee or an entrepreneur like me?

Nine Traits of a Successful Entrepreneur/Solopreneur
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Nine Traits of a Successful Entrepreneur/Solopreneur

Over the last few weeks I’ve had several consulting meetings with budding entrepreneurs and solopreneurs who have some pretty stellar ideas on the table. Most of them still have full-time jobs, but are self-motivated enough to push forward on their journey no matter the hill or valley…