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Tips for Starting a Woman Owned or Minority Business

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October is National Women’s Small Business month, which makes it a great time to highlight the advancements made by women in business and celebrate women business owners. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, there are more than 11 million women-owned businesses in the U.S. – 38 percent of all business. Pushing the Envelope is one of those certified women-owned …

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No, You Can’t Do It All

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3 Tips Every Business Owner Should Hear About Trying to do Their Own Marketing By: Samantha Scott, APR If you’re reading this you are likely an entrepreneur or business owner of some sort, and as a result, you probably wear many hats… not necessarily because you want to (more sleep and free time would be nice!), but because that’s what …

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Event Marketing: Keeping Attendees Engaged Before, During, and After an Event

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Marketing your event is more than just a few social media posts, an invite, and a RSVP. You must communicate with your audience before, during and after to reap all the rewards of a successful event. But, how does one do this effectively? Engagement: Engage with your audience to show that you care that they are coming, and make them …

Pushing the Envelope Wins State-Level Public Relations Award

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Pushing the Envelope, Inc. (PTE), a local marketing communication firm was recently honored with a Judges’ Award from the Florida Public Relations Association at the organization’s 79th Annual Golden Image Awards. The Judges’ Award was given for the results PTE generated for Gulf Coast Town Center’s event, ‘Gulf GHOST Town Center’ last fall. This year’s judges consisted of out-of-state, accredited …

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How to Shine Through the Rain

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Despite being known for our illustrious year-round sunshine, we are now in the heart of the Southwest Florida rainy season. Much like we receive heavy rain showers day after day, journalists too experience their own form of a downpour. Except, instead of rain, they are flooded with emails. Hundreds upon hundreds of emails. If you’re like most individuals sharing a …

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PTE has a new title – Best PR Firm in Southwest Florida!

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Yesterday it was announced, readers of Gulfshore Business (maybe even some of you!)  voted Pushing the Envelope (PTE) Best PR Firm in the publication’s annual “Best of Business” awards. Thank you so much for all the support! This experience has been energizing and as we look ahead to the future of PTE, we will work hard to live up to …

Pushing the Envelope Named ‘Best PR Firm’ in Southwest Florida

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Pushing the Envelope, Inc. (PTE) has been named ‘Best PR Firm’ in the fourth Annual Gulfshore Business Best of Business Awards, where recipients are chosen by the votes. “We’re honored to achieve the title of ‘Best PR Firm’,” said PTE President, Samantha Scott, APR, “and we will continue working hard to provide service that lives up to the title.” To …

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Why PTE has Communication Strategists instead of Account Managers or Executives

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Titles have changed quite a lot over the years. From the airline industry (flight attendants vs. stewardesses) to business (Chief Visionary Officer, Director of First Impressions, etc.), we’ve seen changes that reflect our evolving culture. Want to see more? Check out Forbes’ “21 most creative job titles” list. Some of these changes are meant to reflect respect, while others are …

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Social Media Contest Grows Audience by 242%, reach by 507%

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Pure Naples, a marine attraction company offers sightseeing cruises, fishing and boat rentals, to provide a variety of public relations services including social media. Having seen success from social media efforts and heading into the 2014 off-season for the geographical area, PTE suggested a new campaign…