Blogging

Cornerstone Dental Blog

I Can’t Taste Food Like I Used To (Dec. 19, 2016): Losing your sense of taste can be devastating. Imagine taking a bite of your favorite food and not being able to enjoy all those nuances of flavor you love so much.

We’re Not Your Grandpa’s Dental Office (Nov. 12, 2016): Dentistry has come a long way in the last few decades. Thanks to modern technology, such as digital imaging and lasers, dental professionals have significantly raised the bar for diagnosing and treating oral health problems.

The Cost of Delaying Your Child’s Dental Care (Nov. 2, 2016): When should your child first visit the dentist? According to the American Dental Association (ADA), parents should take children to the dentist before their first birthday to ensure the health of their baby teeth and gums.

Pumpkin Spice Lattes and Your Oral Health (Oct. 14, 2016): Fall is here, and you know what that means: it’s pumpkin spice season and you’ve likely purchased up all of the pumpkin-flavored everythings!

Sunfire Energy Solutions Blog

12 Hot Ideas for Better Home Heating Efficiency This Winter (January 2017): Would you like to save money on your heating bills this winter? (Who wouldn’t?!) For most homes, heating accounts for nearly half of total utility costs. In fact, “heating your home uses more energy and costs more money than any other system in your home—typically making up about 42% of your utility bill,” according to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).

Pellet Stoves: Are They Worth the Switch? (Dec. 5, 2016): When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing like a roaring fire to keep your home feeling cozy. If you’re relying on an old wood stove or fireplace for heat, though, you might want to consider an easier and more energy-efficient option: a pellet stove or fireplace insert.

Wood Stoves and the Energy Efficiency Debate (Nov. 5, 2016): Energy efficiency—it’s quite the buzzword these days, especially when it comes to home heating and cooling, but do appliances labeled as energy efficient really benefit the environment and our wallets? Expert economists and environmentalists have debated this topic for decades. The answer is: it depends.

Wood, Pellet, and Gas Heating: Which is Right for Your Home? (Oct. 5, 2016): When you’re shopping for a new stove, fireplace, or insert for your home, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by all the information and product options out there. The first step you should take, though, is to ask yourself what kind of hearth appliance best suits your needs.

10 Tips for Giving Your Deck or Patio a Makeover this Summer (Aug. 5, 2016): Your home’s outdoor space should be an oasis, a place where you can relax after hectic work days, grill up some burgers on lazy Sunday afternoons, and sip cold beverages with friends on balmy summer nights.

A Guide to Grilling (And More!) With a Big Green Egg (July 5, 2016): Did you know that July is National Grilling Month? That’s right! Time to fire up those grills and get cooking!

Adagio Teas’ TeaMuse Blog

Another Perfect Pairing: Tea-Infused Wine (January 22, 2016): Like pairing tea with chocolate and wine with cheese, the idea behind infusing wine with tea is to heighten the flavors of both with each sip.

Perfect Pairings: Tea and Chocolate (December 2015): Tea pairs well with many foods, but one of the most heavenly combinations for tea lovers who happen to be chocoholics is, of course, tea and chocolate.

Rub-a-Dub-Dub, Tea in the Tub (November 2015): If you read last week’s TeaMuse post, you already know that tea isn’t just for sipping anymore. The world’s second most popular beverage is becoming increasingly popular as an ingredient in bath and body care products thanks to its numerous benefits for the skin.

Tea Meets Beer (Sept. 25, 2015): Is it tea time or beer thirty? If you enjoy a frosty mug of beer just as much as a relaxing cuppa, then you might answer “both” when you try a tea-infused beer.

Packaging Services Industries (aka PSI Group)

Can Packaging Really Affect Taste? (April 2016): When it comes to taste, science tells us that much of what we perceive as flavor is actually based on our sense of smell, rather than our taste buds. Inhaling the aroma of a fine glass of wine and smelling those perfectly seasoned burgers as you grill them, for example, are critical factors that help determine the flavors you pick up on your tongue when you take a sip or a bite.

Going Green for St. Patrick’s Day (March 2016): Along with design trends like minimalism and modern-meets-vintage flair, a renewed focus on sustainability is taking hold in the packaging industry this year. Well, PSI Group is proud to be ahead of the trend to go green.

Creating the Ultimate Unboxing Experience (December 2015): For ecommerce retailers, shipping is a necessity, a way for them to get their products from point A to point B, and packaging, at the very basest of levels, is simply a way to protect products during transport. For ecommerce companies that want to make a lasting impression with their customers, though, packaging means so much more.

PSI Helps REI Stay True to Their Brand (November 2015): As a longtime business partner of REI, PSI Group is proud to support the company’s #OptOutside campaign.

aka Media Marketing Blog

Crowdfunding? Don’t Forget This Crucial Marketing Tool (October 2015)

A Perfect Pairing: How to Use Crowdsourcing and Social Media to Benefit Your Business (September 2015)

How NOT to Handle Criticism and Complaints on Social Media (August 2015)

The Power of Using Social Media for Social Good (July 2015)

How to Use Social Media to Help Launch a New Product or Service (June 2015)

4 Reasons to Consider Hiring a Social Media Pro (May 2015)

5 Tips for Using Video Marketing on Social Media (April 2015)

6 Tips for Using LinkedIn to Boost Business Success (March 2015)

Use 2014 Usage Statistics to Boost Your Social Media Strategy for 2015 (February 2015)

5 Social Media New Year’s Resolutions for Businesses in 2015 (January 2015)

How To Avoid Social Media Mishaps (December 2014)

Using Images for Blogs and Social Media: How to Avoid Copyright Infringement (November 2014)

5 Tips For Using Instagram to Market Your Business (October 2014)

How Pinterest Can Help You Grow Your Business (September 2014)

How to Create an Editorial Calendar for Your Business’s Blog and Social Media Channels (August 2014)

How to Use Storytelling Techniques to Supercharge Your Social Media Presence (July 2014)

5 Most Effective Types of Facebook Posts (June 2014)

5 Big-Brand Social Media Strategies Your Small Business Can Use (May 2014)

How To Use Social Media To Solve Your Top Small-Business Challenges (April 2014)

Platinum PR Blog

Fall Getaway Planner: Enjoy Fall Foliage and Outdoor Adventures in Grant County, West Virginia (September 30, 2014): It’s official—fall is here. That means it’s time to break out the cozy sweaters, boots, and scarves and get outside and enjoy the region’s colorful fall foliage and bountiful natural scenery.

Communicating Effectively With Clients Across Multiple Platforms – How Do You Keep Track of It All? (September 16, 2014): Email, voicemail, Facebook, FaceTime, Twitter, LinkedIn, Skype—there are hundreds of different channels through which humans can communicate with each other these days. And business owners like myself are using many of them to communicate with clients. But how do you keep track of it all? How do you manage communications with multiple clients taking place across multiple platforms, often at the same time?

Summer Getaway Planner: Take a Trip to the Tri-County Fair (July 22, 2014): Now that it’s officially summer, we here at Platinum PR are looking forward to all of our favorite summertime activities and events—like weekend barbecues, beach trips and, of course our favorite county fairs!

Commonly Confused Words: Never Mix Up These Similar-Sounding Terms Again! (June 15, 2014): When it comes to writing—whether it’s for business, school or personal use—many of us rely on our word processor’s spelling- and grammar-check function to make sure our work is error free. While that may catch most misspellings and grammatical errors, it doesn’t account for context.