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Five practical tips for protecting your brand on networking sites.1. Acknowledge ErrorsIf you make a small mistake in a post or tweet, such as a spelling error, and you catch it quickly, delete the post and repost with the corrected spelling. However, if the post has some engagement on it, or if you tag the wrong company, delete it and repost while owning up to the mistake in a pithy, lighthearted tone. Audiences like to see brands that have an authentic, self-deprecating side. Acknowledging the error shows you’re not too proud to admit there are imperfect humans managing the brand’s

Use these strategies from networking experts to gain valuable connections in the age of COVID-19The coronavirus pandemic has canceled countless conferences and trade shows and put the kibosh on traditional in-person networking events. Still, that doesn’t mean you can’t successfully grow and leverage your network both by forming deeper connections with current contacts and by making valuable, new connections. Use these tips to network virtually with success.First, clean up your online brand. Ensure your social media accounts and, if applicable, website(s) are current and that they showcase the image you want to present to the world. Like it or not, you’re

While working my third summer for PCG, I have been able to experience firsthand the unparalleled changes that have unexpectedly come up within these last few months. Thanks to our strong leadership, we’ve stayed open during the pandemic by working remotely, and weathered through it by retaining our staff and taking safety measures to make it as normal as possible transitioning back to the office. We stayed consistent with clients by discovering new paths they can take, and created innovative PR and marketing campaigns to help them stay relevant and discover new opportunities.Obviously things have been changing over time, like having

By providing extra services, particularly digital ones, distributors have been better able to hold their ground.By Eloisa GutierrezThis article originally appeared in Counselor MagazineAs the economy reopens in fits and starts, some companies are preparing to fill open positions by hunting for the right candidate among droves of hopeful job seekers. They could turn to a headhunter or staffing agency, or they could use a company they already know: their trusty promotional products distributor.At Your Services: Distributors have pushed hard to diversify themselves in recent years with a wider array of services beyond promo.Leaders in the promotional industry have long touted