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MarCom Mumblings | Strengthen Community Relations While community relations work typically requires a considerable amount of time, resources and other business investments, getting involved in the community can blossom into a rewarding boost to your company’s reputation. Even though there is not always an immediate return, in the long run the benefits can be immeasurable. Actively participating in the community increases brand awareness, conveys social responsibility, and launches a host of potential new business opportunities – all of which are essential to a successful loc… Read More >


MarCom Mumblings | Why Become a Member? In today’s world, when you have LinkedIn and various webinars easily accessible with a good Internet connection, it may seem more than a little unnecessary to join a networking organization that you attend in person. As the MarCom Membership Chair, I’d like to ask you to set aside that line of thought and consider instead the benefits of meeting with people, fact-to-face, and just enjoying the company and camaraderie of belonging to a group of like-minded individuals who, like you, want to grow in their careers and industry k… Read More >


26 Mar 2019

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MarCom Mumblings | Spring Cleaning: Digital Style Spring Cleaning: Digital Style It looks like spring is finally making its way to the Inland Northwest (fingers-crossed!). What better time to do a little digital spring cleaning? This six-step guide will get your social media channels squeaky clean.  Cover the basics. How long has it been since you uploaded a new profile image, edited your bio, followed new business and community contacts, or made sure all links were up-to-date? If it’s been a while, make sure to refresh your pages and keep your company representation curr… Read More >


27 Feb 2019

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MarCom Mumblings: MarCom Resources Abound! Where do you find resources or tools? Do you follow blogs? How about podcasts? I have a few I follow that I think are fantastic resources and I cannot wait to hear more about how our local libraries can be leveraged at our breakfast program on March 8th! I enjoy following Buffer.com’s blog where you can find anything from case studies, to the science of social media, how-to advice and a plethora of research-based reports. This free resource into the MarCom world has enriched my knowledge, kept me up to date on trends and provided i… Read More >


28 Jan 2019

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MarCom Mumblings: The Benefits of an Internship   Being an intern can be daunting and hosting can seem like a hassle.  So even if you are a little worried about stepping into the ring of internships, don’t forget there are many benefits whether you are the host or the intern. Host Organizations Having a student intern can be rejuvenating and bring a new outlook to your organization.  Interns are hungry with passion and excited to show off their newly learned skills and apply them in the “real world.” Being an internship host gives you a gre… Read More >