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"It's All About the Numbers"

Tuck In Your Shirt!

One of my favorite blogs, other than this lovely blog that you're reading right now, just recently published a post about the best ways to tuck in your shirt. It was a blog post that included a 7-minute video on the four best ways to tuck. My initial thought was very likely similar to what you're thinking right now, "This is a joke, right?"... Continue reading »

Social Media Marketing: Is It Really That Important?

All day long, I'm checking Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. It's part of the job here at 919 Marketing. I wish I could say I had time to check in with my wife and kids while surfing social media, but there's usually no time. So, every evening on my drive home from the office I call my wife to check in. ... Continue reading »

How Public Relations Drives Franchise Sales

By: David Chapman on August 18, 2017 | Tags:

While there is no roadmap to creating a top-notch business, franchise marketing and franchise sales can drive visibility and profitability, putting your business on the road to success. A good PR firm can help secure the media coverage your business needs to spark growth and boost franchise sales.... Continue reading »

The Lost Art of the Business Relationship

By: David Chapman on May 22, 2017 | Tags:

Looking back, the good old days of marketing weren’t always so good. I got my start in advertising at one of the biggest firms in the country in 1986, hardly the Stone Age, but I tend to think of it as the last gasp of the Mad Men era. Sexism in the workplace was more common than it is today, for instance, and ad execs and clients were still ... Continue reading »

The PR Mistake Franchisors Often Make

By: David Chapman on July 19, 2016 | Tags:

Many franchise business development execs aren't leveraging PR and social media to increase margins and improve close rates.... Continue reading »

Is Your Story Newsworthy?

By: David Chapman on April 28, 2016 | Tags:

There’s no denying that the media industry has changed in the last decade. The entire industry has been turned on its head, in many ways for the better.  Today, newsrooms are smaller while the sea of news and content is overflowing.... Continue reading »

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