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February 23, 2016
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10 Steps for Effective Content Marketing

Public Relations Firm in Staten Island, N.Y., Shares Universal Tenets of Digital Marketing That Work By Relevant Public Relations LLC As the Internet continues to evolve as a vehicle for business growth, so does the use of “content marketing,” a method of promoting an enterprise or brand online. This form of digital marketing has become a […]
February 17, 2016
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Staten Island-Headquartered VSB Bancorp Inc. Named to 2016 OTCQX Best 50

Holding company of Victory State Bank places among market’s top performing U.S. and international companies STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Feb. 17, 2016) –  VSB Bancorp Inc. (OTCQX: VSBN)) has been named to the 2016 OTCQX® Best 50, a ranking of top performing companies traded on the OTCQX Best Market last year. The OTCQX Best 50 is an […]
November 6, 2015
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Public Relations Agency on Staten Island is One-Stop Marketing Center for U.S. Businesses

 Staten Island PR agency offers comprehensive custom-made business marketing, advertising and branding services to clients in New York City and across the nation STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. —  Relevant Public Relations LLC provides corporations, professional practices and businesses of any size with the marketing strategies needed to successfully target and attract a larger customer base. The PR firm offers an array of complementary services designed to bolster […]
October 30, 2015
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5 Business Tips For Avoiding Holiday Season Stress

Staten Island, N.Y-based Relevant Public Relations shares advice for growing profits NEW YORK – With Thanksgiving 2015 less than a month away, major retailers are focusing their immediate ambitions on Black Friday (Nov. 27) and Cyber Monday (Nov. 30). Unable to compete with the marketing budgets of industry giants, however, many smaller enterprises are gearing up for a bit of consumer […]
September 4, 2015
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New Milestones for Staten Island’s Saint Paul’s School of Nursing

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Sept. 4, 2015) – Saint Paul’s School of Nursing, Staten Island, an educational facility with roots that extend for 111 years, will add a new chapter to its history Sept. 9.  During a gathering at the Hilton Garden Inn, Bloomfield, 6 to 9 p.m., on Wednesday, the school, formerly Saint Vincent Catholic Centers […]
August 12, 2015
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6 Tips For Growing Your Business With Effective Headlines

By Relevant Public Relations, LLC STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A good headline can attract new customers and keep your old ones loyal. Whether intended as a keyword-sensitive content-marketing asset for a blog, the title of a press release, or description in the subject field of an email, headlines matter. A quality headline will make the reader […]
June 4, 2015
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5 Pre-Digital Business Protocols That Still Make Sense

By BARTON HOROWITZ PRESIDENT, RELEVANT PUBLIC RELATIONS Even though the Internet and cutting-edge mobile devices are affecting the way we conduct business, modern technology will never replace the human touch when it comes to building solid relationships. Although most of us now click, type or text to communicate, it’s beneficial to recall the way we used […]
May 15, 2015
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10 Things to Ask Before Hiring a Public Relations/Marketing Company

Relevance of content is vital for reaching your target audience By Barton Horowitz, President Relevant Public Relations LLC NEW YORK — In today’s world of fast-paced communications, valuable news can degrade into irrelevant chatter in a matter of minutes, if not seconds. For public relations and marketing professions in Staten Island and throughout New York, across […]
May 14, 2015
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8 Reasons a Smaller Firm Could Be the Best Choice For Your Relevant PR and E-Marketing Solutions

For many businesses, hiring a modest-size marketing company, public relations firm or website designer may be the wisest choice By Barton Horowitz, President Relevant Public Relations LLC All businesses, regardless of size, need to consider cost and results when outsourcing their marketing and public relations work. Nowadays, most businesses are inundated with solicitations from huge marketing […]
May 6, 2015
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4 Essentials of a Business Marketing Plan

By Barton Horowitz President, Relevant Public Relations LLC With little exception, every business needs a marketing program to grow – or in some cases even to survive. The strategies used to market an enterprise may vary from one business to the next, but some basic elements hold true for most. Whether you are launching a new […]
April 14, 2015
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5 Reasons Your Business Marketing Should Include Social Media

New York public relations expert underscores the benefits of combining digital component with traditional branding initiatives By BARTON HOROWITZ President, Relevant Public Relations LLC Even for those who don’t know a thing about using social media, its effect upon culture, news and the way we communicate cannot be ignored. If you have absolutely no connection to […]
March 26, 2015

10 Tips For Improving The Odds Of A Do-It-Yourself Press Release Being Published

Business owners and leaders of not-for-profit organizations commonly face the dilemma of newsrooms being unresponsive to their media releases. An often-repeated concern of  do-it-yourselfers is: “I sent the newspaper [or broadcast newsroom] a press release and it wasn’t published.” Aside from hiring a public relations professional to write and distribute your information, there are some things […]
January 30, 2015

5 Useful Business Lessons the Super Bowl Teaches Us

By Relevant Public Relations It’s no secret: The Super Bowl is more than just a game – it’s a business. And the way this particular moneymaker is conducted is an education for business owners large and small. Here are five public relations and marketing tactics you can learn on the weekend of the big game – […]
January 26, 2015

Staten Island Board of Realtors Inducts 53nd President As Group Nears Its 100th Anniversary

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis inducts Dilshad (Dil) Gillani as president of the Staten Island Board of Realtors. (Photo: Courtesy of the Staten Island Board of Realtors.) Dil Gillani assumes leadership of organization dedicated to the American dream STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Dilshad (Dil) Gillani, broker/owner of Gillani Homes, has taken the helm as the 53nd president of […]
January 12, 2015

Business Seminar on Staten Island To Highlight Federal, State Tax Updates

Staten Island Small Business Development Center to host event in two boroughs STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (Jan. 13, 2015) – Important tax changes affecting small business owners will be featured during an upcoming seminar presented by the Staten Island Small Business Development Center (SI SBDC). The no-cost seminar, “Federal and New York State Tax Law Updates for Small […]
December 15, 2014

Why Brooklyn Small-Business Owners Should Seek Free Expert Business Advice Now

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Dec. 15, 2014) – As one year comes to an end and another begins, many Brooklyn business owners – like their nationwide counterparts – experience a sense of urgency. Retailers work hard to spur sales during the holiday season, as other businesses and professional practices also seek to maintain or grow their profits during […]
December 10, 2014

How a Good Online Review Can Hurt Your Business

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Bogus online reviews have become a plague to the reputation of many business owners. Relevant Public Relations has found that it’s commonplace for top-notch restaurateurs and other responsible entrepreneurs to face potential damage from online assaults penned by disgruntled former employees, mean-spirited individuals or unscrupulous competitors. Even a good review may be […]
December 3, 2014

Why Staten Island Small-Business Owners Should Seek Free Expert Business Advice in December

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.  (Dec. 3, 2014) – At this time of year many Staten Island and Brooklyn business owners – like their nationwide counterparts – experience a sense of urgency that lasts through the end of December. Retailers work hard to spur sales during the holiday season, as other businesses and professional practices also seek to […]