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Community Involvement: An important tool for building small businesses

Too often, small business owners say they don’t have enough time or money to give back to their communities. At AZ Media Maven, we believe community involvement is an essential component of building and growing a thriving business. Community involvement connects businesses with their potential customers, builds brand awareness and encourages customer loyalty. It also…

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Foolproof media tips for getting news coverage during the holiday season

The holidays are a hectic time for just about everybody, but especially for small business owners. Many earn the lion’s share of revenues during the fourth quarter yet still balance added responsibilities at work with holiday preparations and celebrations. It’s also a popular time to take some much-needed time off for members of the media…

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Earned Media: What is it and how does it establish credibility for your business?

The internet offers users access to thousands of businesses as they search for products and services. How can you make your company stand out form among other small businesses? Short answer: Earned media. When potential clients see your business featured in a news story, it increases the credibility and value of your brand. Our team…