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    #MsInterPReted - *Planning* The 2022 Plan: 5 Essentials for Strategic Development

    Tuesday, May 11, 2021 Fletcher Team

    It's not too early to begin "planning to get a plan" for strategic development, in anticipation of the upcoming fiscal year -- particularly for organizations that easily fall into the trap of racing through their strategic planning process without proper data and insight or ... worse still ... treat deep-dive planning as an afterthought.

    Fletcher Marketing PR CEO Kelly Fletcher and Senior Strategist Mary Beth West discuss five essential elements that they urge clients and organizations to consider, as part of the upcoming strategic plan ramp-up.

    Topics:
    PR, organization, public relations, podcast, kelly fletcher, mary beth west, Ms. Interpreted, #MsInterPReted, strategy, planning, Fletcher Marketing PR, Fletcher PR, MsInterPReted podcast, strategic development, 2022

    #MsInterPReted - Leslie Beale: Women & Work in the Post-Pandemic

    Thursday, Apr 22, 2021 Fletcher Team

    Leslie Beale of Profusion Strategies in Knoxville, TN, joins Kelly and Mary Beth on #MsInterPReted for her reflections in spring 2021, as the business world contends with "new-normals" running alongside continuous additional changes, brought about by COVID-19.

    Topics:
    Women in the Workplace, Fletcher, marketing, PR, public relations, podcast, kelly fletcher, mary beth west, Ms. Interpreted, #MsInterPReted, MarketingToWomen, COVID-19, Fletcher Marketing PR, pandemic, MsInterPReted podcast, Leslie Beale

    #MsInterPReted - Brilliant Simplicity: How Mike Ragsdale Turned Florida's 30A into the Most Beach Happy Brand in America

    Wednesday, Apr 7, 2021 Fletcher Team

    Mike Ragsdale, founder and CEO of the popular 30A lifestyle brand which was inspired by the scenic 30A highway along Florida’s Gulf Coast, says he remains driven by this simple goal: be happy, and inspire others to live the life they’ve imagined. When he and his wife Angela relocated their family to Florida, Mike purchased the domain 30A.com to begin as a blog. It’s hard to imagine he had any idea then what an iconic, worldwide brand 30A.com would become. The 30A brand can be found in 380 stores nationwide and boasts eco-friendly clothing, décor, drinkware, electric bikes, skincare and even beer and wine.

    Topics:
    marketing content, Fletcher, Marketing to Women, marketing, PR, public relations strategies, public relations, podcast, kelly fletcher, Ms. Interpreted, #MsInterPReted, Fletcher Marketing PR, Fletcher PR, 30A, Brand Simplicity, Mike Ragsdale, 30A Brand, Brand Marketing, MsInterPReted podcast

    #MsInterPReted - Behind the Data: Turning Market Research into Actionable Strategy

    Monday, Mar 8, 2021 Fletcher Team

    Topics:
    marketing, PR, kelly fletcher, #MsInterPReted, Women in PR, market research, data strategy, Catherine Porth, Catherine Porth Consulting

    #MsInterPReted - Niche Influencers in Social Media:  Fletcher PR's Sarah Merrell

    Friday, Dec 18, 2020 Fletcher Team

    A newly minted Vice President at Fletcher Marketing PR with her recent promotion at the firm, Sarah Merrell combines an achievement-driven career in public relations with her newfound (and literal) fame as a social media influencer in the motorcycling enthusiast space.

    Topics:
    marketing, PR, public relations, influencer, social media, influencer marketing, podcast, kelly fletcher, mary beth west, #MsInterPReted, Fletcher Marketing PR, women, motorcycling, motorcycles, motor sports, Sarah Merrell, Jud Merrell, niche influencers, motorsports, Merrell Racing, niche

    #MsInterPReted- Women Entrepreneurship and Voice: The Patricia Nash Story

    Thursday, Nov 5, 2020 Fletcher Team

    When it comes to inspirational women in entrepreneurship, steeped in the power of creativity and one's own unique sense of vision and style -- look no further than the story of Patricia Nash Designs.

    Topics:
    Knoxville, business, PR, public relations, podcast, kelly fletcher, mary beth west, Ms. Interpreted, #MsInterPReted, Crisis, COVID, women, retail, Patricia Nash Designs, pandemic, Jennifer Evans, Patricia Nash, response

    #MsInterPReted - Rax Lakhani: PR, Diversity & the International Perspective

    Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020 Fletcher Team

    As the U.S. PR industry approaches Diversity and Inclusion Month in October (which is also Global Diversity Awareness Month), Fletcher PR takes a look at D&I from the international perspective.

    Topics:
    PR, public relations, podcast, kelly fletcher, mary beth west, PR Diversity, #MsInterPReted, PRCA, ethics, Fletcher PR, PRCA Ethics Month, Rax, Lakhani, Power of PR, ethics month

    #MsInterPReted - 19th Amendment at 100: Where are Women Now?

    Wednesday, Aug 26, 2020 Fletcher Team

    It's Women's Equality Day (Aug. 26, 2020)! One-hundred years ago, women earned the right to vote in the U.S., by taking charge, stating their case, taking to the streets over decades, and pushing for the accountability of the vote.

    As ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution -- giving women the right to vote -- celebrates 100 years and included a significant role for East Tennessee (with one determined mother of a young Tennessee legislator), Kelly and Mary Beth mark the significance of Fletcher Marketing PR's East Tennessee roots, its focus on lending voice to the power of women, and just how much women still confront in seeking equality, 100 years later ... including in the Public Relations industry, which is female-dominated.

    Topics:
    tennessee, marketing, PR, public relations, kelly fletcher, mary beth west, #MsInterPReted, equality, women, 19th Amendment, womens equality day, vote

    #MsInterPReted - WATE-TV's Tearsa Smith and Community Journalism

    Wednesday, Aug 5, 2020 Fletcher Team

    Kelly and Mary Beth proudly welcome the powerful energy and insights of Tearsa Smith, Morning Anchor of WATE-TV Channel 6 News -- the ABC affiliate of Knoxville, Tennessee, to "Ms. InterPReted." Tearsa shares her experiences from the front lines of fielding, delivering and managing community news in the Year 2020, a time of massive global chaos at every level ... and how that chaos unfolds in a Middle-America market like East Tennessee, from COVID-19, to racial injustice and demonstrations, to the day-to-day roller-coaster of the newsroom with daily life.

    Topics:
    marketing, PR, Communications, public relations, kelly fletcher, mary beth west, Fletcher PR, Women in journalism, Tearsa Smith, WATE-TV

    #MsInterPReted - Learning, Leading & Coping During Complex Times: Rod Cartwright

    Wednesday, Jul 22, 2020 Fletcher Team

    In this episode focused on learning, leading and coping in *The Year That is 2020 in the PR Profession*, Kelly and Mary Beth welcome Rod Cartwright, a London-based colleague and leader of Rod Cartwright Consulting, who also serves as Deputy Chair of the PRCA's Global COVID-19 Taskforce.

    Topics:
    PR, Communications, public relations, kelly fletcher, mary beth west, PRCA, Women in PR, COVID-19, Fletcher Marketing PR, COVID, Taskforce, Rod Cartwright

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