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Excellent article! While written regarding media coverage, the insights can be applied to any industry. 
Inc.com
Journalists' inboxes are flooded with pitches every day. What will cause an editor to show interest in covering your business?
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Oh yea, I can relate.
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Given all of the PR problems this brand has had of late, it might have been better to commission a study that was not self-serving.
Mashable
Uber's image rehabilitation efforts took a major step forward on Thursday, as the company released the results of two studies on its ride-hailing program.
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I love digital tools but they are not a replacement for human interaction. Don't forget the power of old school face to face in your business development activities. (Gene is a client, opinions are my own)
Sixty-six percent of small businesses report spending more time on social media this year than they did last year, and the vast majority reported that they aren't spending the same amount of time talking to potential customers; they're spending it lo...
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If keeping up with Google makes your head spin, you'll appreciate this advice from +eCoast Marketing. 
Business owners have long known that to succeed, a viable, competitive website is a must. Part of that viability is being found in the search engine results pages of Google. As such, it has become an increasingly competitive field and gaining a great position takes a lot of effort.
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Words For Hire supports the arts! 
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Sharing in hopes that others can gain from the insights shared by a lovely group of professionals kind enough to contribute.
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Get you side hustle on without jeopardizing your day job!
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This is great strategy to use for product and service marketers. 
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Any to add?
Companies continue to supplement their full-time technical ranks with temporary contractors. Here’s how to make it work.
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I love it when someone has a vision and they take action to make it happen! Support an uber talented creative professional bring this story to life. 
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Great ideas here to spark creative thought!
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Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Strategy Consulting
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PR, Marketing, Communications, Social Media, Content Marketing
Employment
  • Words For Hire
    PR | Marketing Communications, 1994 - present
  • Quest Diagnostics
    Regional Marketing Manager
  • Quest Diagnostics
    District Sales Manager
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Michigan
Previously
Southern California
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Karen Swim is a PR | Marketing Communications Strategist and owner of Words For Hire
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Hi, I am Karen Swim! Extroverted, thoughtful and delight in helping others to elevate to the next level. Running, jumping, laughing through life, and stopping along the way to share it with amazing people. Curious, ever learning, constantly spinning with ideas and happy to share them. Practical, level headed and golden in a crisis. Survivor of many things who has learned that life really is too short to sweat the small stuff. By day and some nights owner of Words For Hire helping amazing businesses identify, connect and engage with their target audience. Love cupcakes.
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Ran two marathons, award winning clients, cool in a crisis
Education
  • USC
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