11 June 2008

Smash and grab PR for the small business owner

Submitted by Marc Ashton
{pp}PR can be one of the most powerful tools in the arsenal of the small business owner. Unfortunately many owners don’t have the time or budget to invest in outside PR professionals to get them exposure.

PR can be one of the most powerful tools in the arsenal of the small business owner. Unfortunately many owners don’t have the time or budget to invest in outside PR professionals to get them exposure.

On 30 June 2008 Marc Ashton will present a 3 hour seminar that will provide small business owners with some “Smash and Grab” skills for getting their business noticed in the commercial and industrial media in South Africa.

Topics to be covered include:

  • PR strategies specifically for small business
  • Why anyone can do PR
  • Building media relations
  • Getting yourself noticed

When: 30 June 2008

Where: Pirates Sports Club, Sir Lionel Phillips Park, Greenside, Gauteng

Time: 09:00 – 12:00

Cost: R475 excl. VAT (includes tea and coffee)

Certificate: Attendance certificate issued on completion

Enquiries: 082-561-1585 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About the presenter: Marc Ashton is a freelance journalist and small business owner. He has written for a variety of business publications including Fin24, Succeed Magazine and other industrial titles. He also runs an industrial online publication ManufacturingHub.co.za (www.manufacturinghub.co.za).

Contact Information:
Marc Ashton
Rival Industrial cc
Tel: 082-561-1585
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.rival.co.za