1. From 0 to 140: 3 Tips to Boost Your Nonprofit Twitter Following

    By now you probably know the power of Twitter to effectively expand a brand. 77 percent of Fortune 500 companies are active on the social platform, but Twitter is just as important for small business and midsized enterprises. Growing a Twitter presence was a main goal for our client, the Greater St. Charles Convention &...
  2. Growing Social Media Engagement, One Fan at a Time

    Social is big. At purePR, coming up with a unique social strategy that successfully engages, inspires and connects with each of our clients’ audiences is paramount. When it comes to the Lutheran Education Association (LEA), we are proud to help them successfully break through the social media noise. Any guesses what the top performing page categories...
  3. 3 Essential Back to School Nonprofit Brand Habits

    Summer is winding down, and it’s just about time for the season of shiny apples and bouquets of sharpened pencils, e.g. Back to School. Many purePR clients and friends work in the area of education, but this post is relevant for any nonprofit leaders who are focused on building stronger, more intelligent and more deeply...
  4. Welcome, Crider Health Center: Our newest nonprofit healthcare client

    purePR announces the addition of Crider Health Center to its client family At purePR, we are dedicated to partnering with passionate people of purpose to shape and share messages that impact communities. The addition of Crider Health Center to our client fold is an excellent extension of this mission. Since 1979, Crider has been serving...
  5. Social media solutions for local businesses

    purePR’s first Main Street Merchant Meet-up offers useful easy-to-apply training for St. Charles, Mo., businsses and nonprofits purePR is focused on helping impact communities for the better and so it is important to us to “be neighborly” now that we are well established in our new Historic Main Street office. How did we recently decide...
  6. New nonprofit client joins the ever-growing purePR family

    St. Charles, Mo. based, purePR, expands its client portfolio with the addition of ATHENA Leadership Foundation of St. Charles County At purePR, our mission is to help nonprofits and mission-focused for profits make an impact and we are thrilled to have ATHENA Leadership Foundation of St. Charles County join our client fold. ATHENA, a chapter...
  7. Main Street Merchant Meet-up

    Make plans to attend purePR’s cost free, social media conference on June 3 at the Saint Charles Convention Center The power of social is on the rise. Last year, the average Facebook and Twitter communities grew by 30% and 81%, respectively. A strong understanding of social media is essential for businesses to maintain and engage...
  8. Ten Titles on the 2013 purePR “Must Read” List

        by Gretchen Jameson, Owner, purePR January is just about over. How are those new year resolutions holding up? A resolution that I adopted years ago – and one that stuck – was to set aside time every Friday afternoon for serious professional reading. And so, as 2013 launches, here are the first ten...
  9. Social Media Noise in 2013 (and how to be heard)

        This morning I discovered a new must-follow Twitter account. Seriously. @GalwayBuoy That’s right. This Twitter “user” based in Ireland’s iconic Galway Bay boasts, “From Galway Bay, I will be tweeting data from @irishlights, @TechWorksMarine and @smartbayireland sensors and race/festival info for the #volvooceanrace finale.” Or maybe I’d prefer to go farther toward the...
  10. Why Mission Matters Most

    It’s the passion that drives you. It’s the cause that connects you. It’s the energy, the source of unity, the tie that bids—it’s your mission. We’re launching our new website today, and so it seems more than appropriate to lead with a post about the passion that powers purePR. The website is a giant step...

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