As any small business owner knows, it’s not easy being in business. That’s why, in my acceptance speech for the 2016 Dane County Small Business Award, I said the award was actually recognizing the culmination of our first five years in business. According to the website, “these prestigious awards will recognize 10 successful small Dane County […]
I’m pleased to announce that Revelation PR, Advertising & Social Media earned recently its MBE (minority business enterprise) certification from the National Minority Supplier Development Council. (We received our State of Wisconsin MBE status in 2012.) Revelation is seeking both Tier 1 and Tier 2 vendor opportunities. As you may know, the business case for diversity is […]
Here in Madison in time to see the ups and downs of our crazy spring weather is Madeleine Bell, Revelation’s summer intern. She is a marketing major at Tulane University in New Orleans, where she also is a certified personal trainer. Madeleine’s experience includes serving as a brand marketing intern for Athleta.
Do I have to go? Whom will I talk to? What do I say? These questions used to flood my mind anytime a networking event was presented. I envied those that waltzed into a networking event with such relaxation and grace and that could approach strangers. I’d much rather be sitting at a table with […]
After reaching out to a someone recently for an interview to supplement a story I was writing, I was surprised when the person offered to meet for the interview over coffee, rather than just answering the questions via email (as routinely done). While today’s digital communication makes it easy to sit behind a screen and connect […]
This semester’s PR intern is Jessica Hamilton, a junior studying journalism and strategic communications at the University of Wisconsin. Her experience includes working at another agency and writing for a student magazine and newspaper. Jessica hails from the Milwaukee area and is a member of PRSSA.
Revelation is excited to have Allison Wallner join us as our first project coordinator. She hails from Elkhart Lakes, Wis., and studied meeting and event planning at Lakeshore Technical College. Allison will assist in areas including social media management, SEO, website management, event planning, research and project management.
Today, Revelation hit the five-year mark in business. As I think about those five years, I remember the challenges, hardships, frustrations, heart-breaks and anxiety of being a business owner … but I also remember the triumphs, joy, relief, sense of accomplishment and confidence-builders. I also am forever grateful to all the people who helped me […]
Madison’s startup scene has grown exponentially over the past five years. For example, when I helped to launch Madworks Coworking at University Research Park in summer 2013, three other coworking spaces opened around the same time. Thus, we went from one to four, just like that. As a result, there’s no better time to start […]
This is part one of a five-part series looking at the biggest mistakes entrepreneurs make. It’s a given that everyone is busy these days, but to what degree? The phrase “I’m too busy” usually means you’re not making the right priorities. Limit Your Daily Distractions I know this seems obvious, but let me give you an […]