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June 5, 2014
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Tips Thursday: Striving for Success – Despite a Slump!

Whatever your title, industry or goals, you’ve probably experienced a slump. But there is always a way to climb out. By scanning the news regularly, you can come up with new ideas and discover new potential and the best way to start is with our Tips Thursday headlines! Think more creatively to […]
June 4, 2014
PR Austin New York

A Summer with Leverage Learning How to Grow your Company, Part 1 of 3

Part One: Staying Connected You’ve probably posted a Facebook status or added new people into your Google+ circles, but do you actually have a foolproof method to keeping your brand socially connected? There are multiple articles, resources and tools (like HootSuite) that can help you run your social sites more […]
May 30, 2014
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Feature Friday Entrepreneurism and Real Estate

This week, we’ve had the pleasure of aiding in the organization of and attending Coastal Shows‘ CFGE Crowdfund Entrepreneur and Crowdfund Real Estate Summit, right here in Austin, Texas. CFGE has gathered experts from various industries including finance and real estate to give insights into their success.  This is why […]
May 28, 2014
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Wealth Wednesday: Your Top Financial Headlines

Educate yourself on all things wealth, income and money, in our midweek blog, Wealth Wednesday! We’ve compiled a few of the latest articles that will be sure to peak your interest and increase your knowledge. Obama: We Restored ‘Trillions of Dollars of Wealth’ – @StevenTDennis If Income Inequality Is Caused By The Lack […]
May 23, 2014
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Feature Friday: How to Jump on the Startup Bandwagon

There are several reasons people start their own business including problems they’ve encountered and intend to help solve, the need to be their own boss and create an ideal atmosphere in their best interests and the desire to showcase their skills and improve the world. If you’ve been thinking of […]
May 22, 2014
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Tips Thursday: Covering Your Entrepreneurial Bases

When you run a business, you have to think about budgets, employees, speaking engagements, social media, taxes, headquarters – The list goes on! That’s why we’ve put together Tips Thursday to make your week easier from hiring to investing. Below you’ll find the week’s best articles for entrepreneurs full of tips to […]
May 21, 2014
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Wealth Wednesday: The Growth of Crowdfunding

When big data analytics are overlaid on the exploding industry of crowdfunding, it becomes undeniably clear just how much this new finance mechanism is growing. For example: Every hour in the month of March, more than $60,000 dollars were raised via crowdfunding throughout the world. And this: In the first three […]
May 19, 2014

Marketing Monday: Finding a Successful Balance

Marketing your business includes a plethora of methods from social media and emails to networking and web design, so it’s important to be creative yet to-the-point to attract a crowd. There are several strategies you can use to achieve a level of success through your marketing efforts which can seem […]
May 16, 2014

Feature Friday: Building Up Our Team

When you really break down what makes a successful business, you’ll see that its the people behind it. A strong team can really make or break a company. Here at Leverage, we put a lot of emphasis on choosing the right people to bring the best out of our creative […]
May 15, 2014
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Tips Thursday: The 2014 Social Media Tricks

When it comes to growing your business, there is nothing better than getting tips from experts to lead you on the path towards success. On Thursdays, we will provide you with top tips to help you reach new levels with your best company practices. These can range from financial advice […]
May 13, 2014
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Tech Tuesday: Tools and Tricks Changing the Technology Scene

One of the main fields we enjoy delving into is technology. From creating innovative ways to communicate and work in the office to building up digital platforms that we provide public relations efforts for, we enjoy watching the tech scene grow and change. Tech Tuesday will focus on devices, updates […]
May 12, 2014
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Marketing Monday: Taking Social Media Further

To start your week off right, we’ve combined some of the most current and top social media and public relations news in our first Marketing Monday post! No matter your brand or your industry, it is important to know marketing secrets and tips to grow your business. Recently, we’ve enjoyed […]
April 3, 2014
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Silicon Valley Crowdfund Conference Celebrates JOBS Act, National Crowdfunding Day

Today, the nation’s crowdfunding experts are gathering in California, as the Silicon Valley Crowdfund Conference kicks off to celebrate the second anniversary of the JOBS Act signing. Leverage Principal Joy Schoffler is on the morning’s first panel, discussing the multiple faces of crowdfunding with Devin Thorpe of Forbes, author and attorney Kendall […]
March 31, 2014
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CFGE Summit to Examine Impact of Crowdfunding on Growing Markets

As the second anniversary of President Obama signing the JOBS Act into law on April 5, 2012, approaches, and as Texas considers its own state crowdfunding laws, Coastal Shows, the national leader in crowdfunding events, announces its next crowdfunding summit will take place in Austin, Texas. Industry experts, government officials, […]
March 26, 2014

Five Marketing Tips to Grow Your Business

While most marketing strategies only focus on digital solutions, it’s important for smart marketers to incorporate a combination of both traditional and digital solutions to effectively engage their audiences. Having the right marketing mix can not only help you win new customers right away but can establish the base you […]
March 24, 2014

Joy Schoffler Nominated for Two Local Awards

Last week was a big one for us at Leverage PR, as Principal Joy Schoffler was nominated for two local awards! We love that in the midst of working to get hits for our clients, our team is recognized for personal successes, too. The first award, Women Communicators of Austin, […]
March 5, 2014
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Equity Crowdfunding Will Make Waves at SXSW 2014

We are on the cusp of a revolution in the way capital is raised, and the programmers at SXSW are taking notice. Crowdfunding is coming out of the basement and into the boardroom and will have a profound impact around the globe. The passage of the 2012 JOBS Act broke […]
March 4, 2014

Congressman Patrick McHenry: The Future Crowdfunding

Friday, Congressman Patrick McHenry gave a keynote speech at the Crowdfund Global Expo in San Diego. He came from a family of business owners, and now, his work in crowdfunding and for small businesses is paving the way for entrepreneurs. “You know that getting capital is tough, even if you […]
January 27, 2014
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Crowdfund Global Expo

This week, we will be traveling to San Diego for the Crowdfund Global Expo, where experts will speak on peer-to-peer lending, debt crowdfunding, equity crowdfunding and crowdfunding for real estate. The event will be put on by Coastal Shows, a full-service media company known for their educational and multifunctional events and […]
January 23, 2014
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The Most Influential Thought Leaders In Crowdfunding

More and more headlines are boasting about crowdfunding every day, as new insights and opportunities arise in the industry. OurCrowd and Evolve, Inc. decided to recognize the top 100 individuals in crowdfunding, ranking people based on actions, leadership, popularity and even tweets, and we’re so thrilled to be involved with […]