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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.

Feb 23, 2021

In this episode, Nancy shares a presentation she gave that the Mid-Maine Chamber of Commerce Business Breakfast on January 14, 2021. Throughout the episode, Nancy focuses on how small businesses can navigate the challenging landscape following COVID-19, including empathetically connecting with your customers during a time of upheaval, building and retaining your network through digital and social platforms, creating a sense of safety within brick-and-mortar stores, and more.

  1. Don’t go dark. Listen at 6:16.
  2. Embrace technology. Listen at 9:01.
  3. Touch your customers without actually touching them. Listen at 21:45.
  4. Add a little love to the world. Listen at 25:09.
  5. Take a fresh look at your marketing plan. Listen at 26:21.
  6. Make it easy for people to find you and pay you. Listen at 27:27.
  7. Stay up to date. Listen at 29:55.
  8. Share your safety measures. Listen at 31:14.
  9. Promote an unplugged world. Listen at 32:00.
  10. There is a new sense that life is short. Listen at 34:02.



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