Tag Archives: public relations

African Market

This PR Expert Shares Tips on How To Enter The African Market

International PR expert shares her tips on doing business globally

At the start of the year, Black Enterprise went global. We traveled to Lagos, Nigeria,…

By Sirita Wright

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Five Confidence Boosters That Will Advance Business Acumen

Here are Harris’ top five practical tips for building confidence in your business

Here are Harris’ top five practical tips for building confidence in your business.

By Chanel Martin

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5 Ways To Grow Your Business Through PR

Creating credibility using news, media, and social sources can help drive sales and revenues

Every business owner needs public relations. Here are five ways to grow your business through…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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5 Ways to NOT Pitch Journalists

Avoid making these 5 big mistakes

When pitching a story to journalists, the quality of the pitch can determine if you…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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How One Entrepreneur Gets Major Media Buzz Without a PR Professional

Public relations can help with sales and branding

Public relations can be a great way to help with both sales and credibly delivering…

By Gwen Jimmere

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6 Ways PR Professionals Can Take Their Career to the Next Level

The founder of AKR Public Relations offers practical leadership advice after more than a decade of PR experience

Founder of AKR Public Relations, Amanda K. Ruisi, has more than 15 years in the…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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5 Relatively Inexpensive Ways to Do PR in Small Business

There are plenty of ways to get your name out there without a big investment

Writing a blog for your PR company website can help you gain traffic to your…

By BlackEnterprise.com

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8 Ways to Get Free Publicity For Your Small Business or Startup

Good publicity may be more effective in generating sales than good advertising

Good publicity may be more effective in generating sales than good advertising. Try these eight…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Publicist Talks Tips for Maintaining Celebrity Clients

Celebrity Publicist, Sheena Wilder talks tips for managing celebrity clients

When it comes to finding your dream career, sometimes it’s not as easy as choosing…

By Kandia Johnson

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On the Move: Bloomberg and Cheryl Andrews Marketing Communications Add New Talent

Professionals Erika Irish Brown and Lesley-Ann Thompson step into new leadership positions

Bloomberg, LP and award-winning PR firm Cheryl Andrews Marketing Communications add new talent to their…

By Courtney Connley

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How to Deliver an Effective Pitch to Get Investors

This strategy may mean the difference between getting capital or going home empty-handed

Learn what it takes to deliver a winning pitch with this step-by-step strategy, and boost…

By Chanel Martin

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PR-In-A-Box: Brand Your Way to Stardom with this Money-Saving DIY System

What can you do when you want to get to the next level? Find out here

Seasoned PR guru develops money-saving PR & marketing system designed with small business owners in…

By Gwen Jimmere

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6 Useful Web Resources for Public Relations for Your Business

These tools will help you remain ahead of the pack and market your services or product effectively

With public relations and marketing becoming more closely aligned, you’ll need savvy online tools to…

By Kandia Johnson

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How to Use Social Media To Offer Savvy Customer Service

Incorporate a strategy that includes more than promotion and distribution

Given the enormous power of social media, there’s virtually no excuse not to create impeccable…

By Courtney Herring

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BILLIE HOLIDAY, 44:  Born Eleanora Fagan, Holiday was a noted jazz singer who shifted the musical landscape of her genre in the 1940s and garnered critical acclaim as a result. However, her long-stemming drug and drinking problems caught up to Holiday and her health began to deteriorate. By May 31, 1959, she was checked into the hospital due to complications with her liver and heart disease. She never checked out and passed away July 17, 1959 at the age of 44.

When Branding Goes Wrong: Texas Women Name PR Firm ‘Strange Fruit’

PR firm chooses to change name and apologizes

Two businesswomen named Texas PR firm Strange Fruit, causing backlash via social media in the…

By Essence Gant

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8 Vital Components of a Winning Entrepreneur’s Pitch

How to create a great pitch deck to raise capital

In terms of raising capital and support for your business, the proof is in the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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10 Career-Building Tips For Aspiring Publicists

PR professional Kandis Knight offers advice to rookies

Kandis Knight, the knowledgeable publicist, offers some tools and tips for any aspiring PR personality…

By Kevin L. Clark (@KevitoClark)

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4 Secrets For Getting Media Coverage for Your Business

Try this strategy to get the publicity your enterprise deserves

This strategy will help your business get the media coverage you deserve and make publicity…

By Nicole Cober, Esq.

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New Online Tool For Entrepreneurs With Limited Marketing Resources

Localist integrates social media with calendar and events Web content

Localist, an interactive online calendaring platform, recently launched its ‘Localist Simple’ plan geared toward entrepreneurs…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Entrepreneur of the Week: PR Expert Suzan McDowell Takes Miami by Storm

McDowell discusses the growing success of her agency, how her Jamaican heritage has impacted her professional career and evolving the challenges of entrepreneurship

BlackEnterprise.com caught up with McDowell to talk about the success of her agency

By Kimberly Wilson

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