Celebrating Year 1 at BizCom Associates

It’s been a little over a year since my family made the move from New Jersey to Texas and exactly one year since I joined the BizCom Associates PR team. New to Texas and new to franchising PR, it’s safe to say I felt like a fish out of water. While I was slightly concerned that franchising PR might be a little dull, this year certainly assuaged those fears. [Read more…]

Guest Columns 101: The Experts Have Spoken

Summertime can mean vacations for many. But media outlets still need to deliver news. And lately that has included a healthy dose of guest columns from BizComPR clients — executives who are known not only for their companies, but also for the incredible expertise they have to share with others. [Read more…]

BizCom welcomes Gatti’s Pizza, Gigi’s Cupcakes to the family

We are excited to announce that we have added two tasty clients to the BizComPR franchise client rosterGigi’s Cupcakes and the iconic Gatti’s Pizza.

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Father’s Day is big business

According to the National Retail Federation, Father’s Day spending for 2017 will reach a record $15.5 billion. And if you’re one of the procrastinators, you can join the 33.7% of Americans who will order gifts online. A Father’s Day shopper is expected to spend an average of $134.75 for Dad, an increase of $8.83 over 2016. And retailers are upping their game with attractive gifts, including many clients on the BizCom roster too. While the days of neckties have died with the rise of business casual, there’s nothing casual about some very special gifting options that have Father’s Day front and center this year.

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Must-see events at the International Franchise Expo

Summer is finally in full swing, and once again the franchise industry is gearing up for one of its biggest events next Thursday through Saturday, the International Franchise Expo (IFE) at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. The IFE is a premier annual event, offering over 70 free seminars and the chance to meet with over 450 of the top franchising brands. [Read more…]

When patriotism and PR go together

The patriotic season is upon us. And so are some incredible headlines for our client Vent-A-Hood. [Read more…]

Ashley Mungiguerra joins BizCom Associates as Account Manager

We’d like to welcome the newest member of the BizCom Team — Ashley Mungiguerra. As a new Account Manager, she will be responsible for managing PR programs and publicity campaigns for several of the agency’s high profile franchise and restaurant clients.

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Franchisors Draw Top Talent From The Front Line

As we approach Armed Forces Day we think of the thousands of men and women who transition out of the military each year, and we find that many ask the same question: I’ve completed my service, now what?

For many, franchising offers an attractive opportunity to follow military service with a business of their own. [Read more…]

A Tasty Time for Grand Openings

Recently, GiGi’s Cupcakes opened up a new store in Mason, OH, making it the fourth GiGi’s Cupcakes location to open in Ohio. The store celebrated with raffles, free cupcakes, face painters and an appearance by GiGi’s Cupcakes Founder, Gigi Butler. [Read more…]

Big PR for National Small Business Week

It’s National Small Business Week. That may not sound like a big deal with some of the national and international organizations on the BizCom roster. But upon closer inspection, many of those household names are franchise organizations, which make them exactly that — a network of small-business owner/operators championing the same brand. So, let’s queue the PR opportunities in three, two, one… [Read more…]