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    FROM THE KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL – Cathy Ackermann: Lessons from the recession

FROM THE KNOXVILLE NEWS SENTINEL – Cathy Ackermann: Lessons from the recession

http://www.knoxnews.com/business/cathy-ackermann-lessons-from-the-recession_78281692

During the recent recession (from which many businesses are still trying to emerge), we watched some companies slash their marketing and PR initiatives as “nonessential” expenses.
And you know what happened? Nothing.
That’s right. When they pulled out of the marketplace and decided to cocoon for a while, customers quit thinking […]

By |July 28th, 2014|Ackermann PR|
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    Rocky Top General Store in Harriman to Host Next ORNL Federal Credit Union Small Business Counts Cash Mob

Rocky Top General Store in Harriman to Host Next ORNL Federal Credit Union Small Business Counts Cash Mob

WHAT:
ORNL Federal Credit Union (FCU) is organizing a community cash mob at Rocky Top General Store in Harriman to support small business and owner David Webb.

WHEN:
Thursday, July 31st, 2014 – 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

WHERE:
Rocky Top General Store
316 Ruritan Road
Harriman, TN 37748

What started as a small furniture store in […]

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Millennial – Baby Boomer – Generation X, Y, Z – Oh, my!

It seems that almost everything we do these days is lumped into a generational category. Oh, your generation handles things so differently. We use titles and tags as an excuse as to why, or why not, something is […]

By |July 23rd, 2014|Ackermann PR|
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    Date Night Knoxville to feature New York Times bestselling author, along with former lead singer of Newsong

Date Night Knoxville to feature New York Times bestselling author, along with former lead singer of Newsong

Special one-night event to benefit Knoxville-based marriage ministry
Knoxville, Tenn. – Whether it’s going out to dinner and a movie, having a picnic in a nearby park or roller skating at the local rink, married couples are finding creative ways to devote much needed one-on-one time to one another. Building […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|Feed Your Faith|

Renowned chef joins Sevierville Convention Center staff

Sevierville, Tenn. – The Sevierville Convention Center (SCC) announces the addition of Chef John Morris to its staff.

Morris comes to the SCC after a stint with the Knoxville Convention Center. Prior to that, he was the executive chef of the Knoxville Hilton running the facility’s two in-house restaurants and […]

RECENT OBSERVATIONS FROM A SENIOR PR EXECUTIVE…

You may not know me, but you probably know my type. I’m the one typically playing devil’s advocate. The consummate but thoughtful critic. I’m the guy in the meeting that likes to take a step back by asking multiple questions before even considering making a recommendation. You may not […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Ackermann PR|