Tips to Gain Publicity

By guest blogger Sandy Lawrence on October 17, 2017 in Communication, PR
Publicity is Your Friend

Publicity can come in different forms and from anywhere.   It can be as simple as having a letter published in the editorial column of your local paper, or as dynamic as being featured on a national TV news or talk show.

Publicity increases your […]

By |October 18th, 2017|Advice|0 Comments

The Fortune is in the Follow-Up

This is a guest blog post by Marian LaSalle of Agency 258. 
Help your prospect until they ask you to stop…
What do we mean? Well, in many businesses it’s rare to have someone meet you and purchase your product immediately. So many people are running around distracted and not interested in what you’re selling. They like to research, […]

By |October 10th, 2017|Advice, Social Media Best Practices|0 Comments

Getting Back on Track by Marla Regan

Marla Parham Regan, from Organized Time, is a guest blogger for IKSH 

How to get back on track when your normal schedule is interrupted.

I was talking with someone about planners (one of my favorite topics), she said she was faithfully using her planner, but stopped.  I asked her why she stopped, and her answer was, she […]

By |October 9th, 2017|Advice|0 Comments

Back to Business, Post Harvey

September 13th, the Marriott West Loop was full of Houston entrepreneurs wanting to get back to business. We shared marketing techniques, social media posting, suggestions for amping up the attendance at an event, creating revenue during this collaboration event.

By |September 20th, 2017|Advice, Event|0 Comments


This is a guest blog post by IKSH member Shalanda Turner a fashion blogger in Houston

While it seems like the rest of the world is moving on, Houston and much of Texas are still recovering from Harvey, and we’ll be recovering for awhile. As of today, 9.7.2017, there are still parts of Houston under water, […]

By |September 12th, 2017|Advice, Ask Somebody Forum Discussion Transcript|0 Comments

‘We’conomy Wednesday – Hurricane Harvey Recovery Tips

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This is IKS Guest blogger, Christian Stewart from Do Better Financial. She hops right on it with financial recovery information in this Youtube video for Hurricane Harvey recovery.

We’conomy Wednesday Facebook Live video, you can check it out below. We discussed disaster recovery assistance and opportunities to help. Here is […]

By |August 30th, 2017|Advice, Videos|0 Comments

Epiphanies at the O’Hare airport

Epiphanies at the O’Hare airport
*This is a guest blog from Christina Meade of Nerdy Girl Success

Epiphanies can happen at the oddest of times, in the strangest of places.

I’m in the O’Hare airport traveling back to Houston from 10 days with my mom and grandmother. I’m standing in front of Hudson News thinking about how I’ve […]

By |August 28th, 2017|Advice|0 Comments

What’s so comfortable in your comfort zone?

This is a guest blog post by Relationship Coach, Linda Hayles.

According to, A comfort zone is “a psychological state in which things feel familiar to a person and they are at ease and in control of their environment, experiencing low levels of anxiety and stress. In this zone, a steady level of performance is possible.”
The problem with comfort zones
The problem with […]

By |August 25th, 2017|Advice|0 Comments

The Key to Customer Satisfaction

The Key to Customer Satisfaction

 This is  a guest blog post by Shahara Wright, CEO of the CEO Effect.  Shahara is an attorney with a head for growing your business. 

​The first time I worked with one of my clients in an effort to understand their customers’ experiences, I started from the point of view of […]

By |August 22nd, 2017|Advice|0 Comments

Managing Changes in Life and Business

A Few Observations | Life Changes

*This is a guest blog by Marian LaSalle of Agency 258, you can reach Marian at or

We’re all working on our goals for our life and our business. There are times that we have to adapt and make changes. When this happens, as it always does, don’t be […]

By |August 10th, 2017|Advice, Creative, Small Business Inspiration|0 Comments