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The PR Maven Podcast

The PR Maven® Podcast is the combination of traditional networking techniques combined with the power of social media to build your personal and professional brand. The podcast features interviews with industry leaders, top executives, media personalities and online influencers about public relations and their personal brand. Each week, Nancy connects with a special guest to talk about their career, and business or organization, as well as the latest news and events that will give listeners a unique perspective on the world of public relations, marketing and personal branding, including actionable takeaways.

Dec 28, 2021

What does it mean when someone says, “I’ve heard of you”? It means that your brand has value, and hearing that only adds more positive capital to your brand (unless you’re known for the wrong reasons).

If people have heard of you, then the power of “word of mouth” is working in the background, on your...

Dec 14, 2021

I tend to spend a lot of time on social media. And, in the back of my mind, I justify it by saying to myself, “I need to do this for my business.”

Of course, I’m not alone. Americans spend an average of over two hours per day on social media, and I'd guess many of them are small business owners who want to stay...

Dec 7, 2021

In today’s business world, self-promotion is indispensable. It is the key to landing a new job, securing a client or running a business altogether.

However, many people are hesitant to promote themselves for fear that it may come across as bragging. And for good reason: bragging is a major turn-off. According to...

Nov 30, 2021

Growing up, you may have been told to not talk to strangers, but it’s one of the most important social components of business. Beyond business, speaking with strangers is one of the most important aspects of human interaction.

My two sons (both Gen Xers) often tell me that I embarrass them by talking to strangers....

Nov 23, 2021

In this episode, The PR Maven® Podcast celebrates three years and congratulates Peter Koch, safety management consultant and manager of digital technology at MEMIC, for having the most popular episode of the year. Nancy and Peter discuss The Safety Experts Podcast, a podcast created by MEMIC and hosted by Peter to...