Video Presentation: Marketing Tasks During Coronavirus

Resources for Charleston businesses hit by market changes during the coronavirus

I had the pleasure of presenting a webinar for Lowcountry Local First, a non-profit organization in the greater Charleston area which advocates and promotes the importance of local business to our economy. This presentation was based on our earlier blog covering the same topic.

Thanks to LLF for recording this and sharing it with folks on their Vimeo channel.

marketing during the coronavirus

Marketing & Management Tasks During Coronavirus & Social Distancing, recorded Mar 25. 

View video.   View slides.

If you have questions regarding any element of this presentation, please comment below and I’ll be happy to follow up with you.


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March Madness Website Sale

Have you put off getting a professional website for your business? No time like the present to get one made for you. According to data gathered by Visual Objects, “Surprisingly, nearly one-third of small businesses (29%) plan to begin using a website for the first time in 2020. All businesses should have a website.” We completely agree. If you do not have a website, you are missing out on many opportunities to present your company and brand in a consistent way. And if you’re relying on Facebook or Instagram to act as your website, that’s a major fail. Quit failing. Start winning with a super, new site made just for you.

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You provide information about your company, staff, staff photos, logo, and details of your services, location, hours, and text to be included in the website such as blog posts for your new site.

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Charleston PR & Design Strives to Help Companies with Marketing and Publicity Needs

We are delighted to announce that Charleston PR & Design is one of the top rated PR firms in the Charleston area as included in We are delighted to announce our inclusion in the online directory.

How do you get the best recognition for your company?

Historian and twelfth Librarian of Congress Daniel J. Boorstin said, “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some hire public relations officers.”

As a public relations (PR) firm, we’re here to help connect your business with the outside world, so that you can spend more time doing what you’re best at. Our earned media strategies have driven publicity for many brands and organizations, all of whom we’ve thoroughly enjoyed working with.

We’re excited to be listed among the top PR consultants on, a B2B platform. We recently received not one but two reviews on Clutch. The first review details our long-term partnership with a custom woodworking company. We redesigned their website and provide ongoing marketing services, from print advertising to social media management.

Reviews from our clients from

I can barely put into words the increase we’ve seen in traffic and leads since they redid the website. We also regularly get calls from people who’ve seen our targeted ads online. Their work has been effective, and the analytics support that sentiment as well.” – Mitchell Powell, VP & General Manager, Woodworking Company

Top Charleston PR Firm as rated in Clutch

The second review comes from a residential community developer that hired us to provide PR support to an age-targeted community in Charleston, South Carolina. Because of our established media contacts in the local market, we’re delivered great PR success for Kolter Homes since 2016.

Their media releases and outreach on our behalf consistently generate exposure for our marketing and community outreach events. They have also fostered interview and story opportunities with local and regional media for our property.” – John Manrique, VP Marketing, Kolter Homes

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We’re also featured on Clutch’s partner sites: The Manifest, which lists top PR agencies and other businesses, and Visual Objects, a digital portfolio website.

We strive to deliver strategic content and thoughtful positioning so that your business can attract the right customers. If you’re interested in learning more, please reach out.


Photo Credit: Ian Schneider on Unsplash.