Franchise Companies defining economic upswing with rapid growth

According to the International Franchise Association, the franchise sector is expected to grow by $36 billion in 2017. To that end, some of the national and international franchise organizations that BizComPR and BizComPress work with are making headlines to help drive that growth!

In particular, Entrepreneur Magazine just released it’s Fastest-Growing Franchises list for 2017, and we’re proud to say that BizCom clients were prominent on that list. The March issue that just hit newsstands, includes the top 100 fastest-growing franchises driving big growth. The list is a compilation of the top booming businesses from the magazine’s Franchise 500 ranking that are expanding their footprints at breakneck speed. [Read more…]

BizComPR client Pinot’s Palette shows us how to “Disconnect to Reconnect”

In 2016, Nielsen reported that the average American was spending more than 10 hours per day on electronic devices, an increase of one hour a day from just a year earlier. Now more than ever, it seems, our lives are tethered to digital distractions, leaving us exhausted, disconnected and at times lonely. And BizCom client Pinot’s Palette has a solution.

Ahead of National Unplugging Day on March 3rd, Pinot’s Palette is urging everyone to trade in TV screens and mobile devices for an evening of painting.

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National Entrepreneurs’ Day

Thanks to all the risk-takers out there! It’s National Entrepreneurs’ Day – part of National Entrepreneurship Month. And there are quite a few success stories we’ve been fortunate to champion as a result of some amazing entrepreneurs. [Read more…]

Award Season for Pinot’s Palette

Paintings aren’t the only thing on display at Pinot’s Palette headquarters in Houston these days. That’s because it feels like awards season for the fastest-growing paint and sip chain in the world.

In recent weeks, Co-founders Craig Ceccanti, Charles Willis and Beth Willis were honored for a second time on the LSU 100 list. The prestigious list, created by the school’s Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute, annually honors the 100 fastest-growing LSU-owned or LSU-led businesses in the world.
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National Women in Small Business Month

We begin seeing from an early age that women have an amazing ability to truly do it all. From multi-tasking moms who have taken the balancing act of being a working woman and mother to a true art form, to the deep sense of drive and determination that motivates the women small businesses owners and franchisees that we run into every day, it’s only fitting that there is a month dedicated to recognizing their hardworking achievements. This is why we are happy to join in celebrating National Women in Small Business Month this October! [Read more…]

Congrats to BizCom Associates clients on Inc. 5000 recognition

Whew! That was fast. As in how fast some of BizCom Associates’ clients have been growing over the last couple of years. We know this by the PR and headlines we generate for their soaring revenues, domestic and international growth, new company records and more. And now, the 2016 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies knows it too. [Read more…]

Don’t have an online press kit? What are you waiting for?

In today’s digital world where online communications increasingly dominate the way the news media operate, having an online press kit for your company has gone from luxury to necessity.

Like most of us, writers, editors and producers lead hectic lives. The more you can do to make it easier for them to access your information on their own schedule and terms, the better.

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Pinot’s Palette makes fundraising a work of art

Congratulations to client Pinot’s Palette for raising over $20,000 in a three-hour period for the National Breast Cancer Foundation as part of their “Paint It Forward” fundraising program.

Among other services, the National Breast Cancer Foundation does a tremendous job of helping women worldwide gain access to medical care who otherwise cannot afford it. To support the organization, the Houston-based paint-and-sip chain hosted events at its franchise locations nationwide on Nov. 7 and presented a check to the NBCF today. But it wasn’t just your basic “big check.”
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