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Bootstrapping Tips for Entrepreneurs: What Works and Why

Marty Schultz, Co-founder of ObjectiveEd What’s the best way to mark World Entrepreneurs’ Day? Ensuring that entrepreneurs have the tools they need to grow their companies! We often hear that raising capital is vital to get a startup off the ground—but another strategy, bootstrapping, actually works better. Increasingly, entrepreneurs are realizing they’ll be better off…

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Cryptocurrency Entrepreneur and Investor Michael Terpin Sues AT&T for Permitting $23.8 Million Theft in “SIM Swap” Scam by Authorized Agent

Terpin Also Seeks $200 Million in Punitive Damages as AT&T Alleged to Tolerate Insider Criminal Activity in Recent Arrests of SIM Swap Criminal Gangs CommPRO Editorial Staff Michael Terpin, serial entrepreneur and pioneering cryptocurrency investor, today filed a $223.8 million lawsuit against AT&T on 16 counts of fraud, gross negligence, invasion of privacy, unauthorized disclosure of…

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12 Myths About Public Relations Firms Being Acquired

Art Stevens, Managing Partner, The Stevens Group Whether you’re actively considering the sale of your public relations firm, or it’s just a vague idea that’s been percolating at the back of your mind for a while, it’s important to have realistic expectations before pursuing a deal in earnest. Because delusional beliefs about the acquisition process can…

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Data Privacy: Balancing Personalization and Security in the Age of Transparency (On-Demand)

  Webcast Overview During #SXSW2019, #CryptoVixens Investors Lounge panelists and conversations centered around data privacy, blockchain, AI, GDPR, digital money, sovereign identity, Facebook and how much user data is being collected globally from people, companies, and governments. Tech giants, like Google, Facebook, and Amazon have massive transaction records of our digital data. Consumer trust in…

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Making Time for Diversity in Public Relations

  Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO, CommunicationsMatch™ Erika Sanchez, President, Hispanic Public Relations Association’s New York Chapter Tracey Wood Mendelsohn, President & CEO, Black Public Relations Society-New York Inc. Research shows that diverse companies tend to perform more strongly than those that are not. Diversity starts with people. Business success comes from incorporating it…

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Sasha: And the Last Shall Be First…

  James Orsini, President, The Sasha Group You know that feeling when you are standing in the back of what seems to be an endless line and you see someone you know, someone with connections that pulls you off the back of the line and moves you to the front? Yeah, that feeling that someone has…

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Diversity in Public Relations: Eight Things Communicators & Agencies Can Do Today to Make A Difference

Neil Foote, President, National Black Public Relations Society Tracey Wood Mendelsohn, CEO, Black Public Relations Society-NY Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO of CommunicationsMatch™  Enough talking. We need doing. If measured in terms of volume, talk about diversity is at 11. Where would we rate action? Maybe five or lower. Despite all the well-meaning efforts…

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B21 Launches Personal Wealth Manager for Crypto Assets

CommPRO.biz News The team behind the first cryptocurrency debit card has launched B21, a personal wealth manager exclusively for crypto assets. B21 is a mobile-focused investment platform that allows users to create their own portfolio of cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, EOS and many others to be determined by users’ votes. Until now, investing in cryptocurrencies…

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Martech Stacks and The Customer

Eric V. Holtzclaw, Chief Strategist, PossibleNOW In the older days of marketing, several CMOs invested in tools designed to help better manage their campaigns and audiences. These marketers sought to organize, analyze and improve performance, and thus created the first marketing technology stacks- integrated systems that brought order, unlocked targeted campaigns, and personalized messages for…

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5 Keys to Sell to Big Customers

Don Maruska, serial entrepreneur, author, and master coach How can you sell to businesses many times larger than yours?  Big companies want assurances that you can deliver and don’t want to risk their reputations on a small business.  Big businesses know that if they become dependent upon a small business, then they’ll be on the…

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3 Reasons Why Hiring Older Employees Is A Smart Decision

Andrew Simon, Partner, Simon Associate Management Consultants In the 2015 movie The Intern, Robert DeNiro starred as a 70-year-old widower who returns to the workforce as an under-appreciated and seemingly out-of-step intern working for a young boss played by Anne Hathaway. Initially, Hathaway’s character can’t quite relate to this baby boomer who ditched retirement out…

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Feeling Helpless in the Wake of Yet Another Gun Violence Tragedy

Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer, Joyful Planet LLC What should have been a light, post-Valentine fundraiser for my Dancing Classrooms non-profit on Feb. 15 was heavy with sadness because of yet another gun violence tragedy the day before at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. It led Rodney Lopez, Executive Director of…

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How This PR Pro is Creating a More Joyful Planet

Spector Lives Her Purpose by Using PR as a Force for Good Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer of Joyful Planet LLC, interviews people who are actively living their purpose and leveraging their greatest talent, expertise and passion to help create a more joyful planet. This interview spotlights Shelley Spector, President of Spector Corporate Communications. PT:  Shelley, what I love…

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Now What? Successful Communications Post-IPO

Maura FitzGerald, Partner and Co-founder, Version 2.0 Communications A successful public offering is an event that companies and their stakeholders celebrate and with good reason. An IPO is an auspicious beginning of the next phase of an organization’s life and the success or failure of this new phase will depend on how much planning and…

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Turn Your Leaders into Influencers (Free On-Demand Video)

  Webinar Overview Your organization’s leaders might be great communicators, but how do you turn them into influencers? You won’t want to miss this free webinar. Twitter has become synonymous with influence. We have their head of global brand strategy to share tips and best practices. You’ll also get the results of The Guide to Brand Authenticity:…

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