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PRMR Inc. Communications Blog

How To Make Google AdWords Work For Your Business

Posted by Pamala Proverbs on Oct 5, 2016 1:39:31 PM

As a company we prefer to focus on generating traffic and leads through inbound marketing because it builds long term value at a lower cost than advertising.  However, there is no doubt that there is a place for using online Ads for building traffic and leads for your business. According to Moz over 80% of search results now contains AdWords Ad placements. This shows that many companies and thus many of your competitors are using Google Adwords for their online campaigns.

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Topics: pamala proverbs, marketing, Growing Your Business, Business Barbados, Google

The Downside Of Social Media

Posted by Pamala Proverbs on Sep 23, 2016 9:32:15 AM


The downside of social media was recently featured in the Nation newspaper.  The central issue was the freedom of persons to misuse social media for malicious ends. What prompted the news stories was a comment that proved to be untrue that was left on the newspaper’s Facebook page.  This comment held the reputation of two companies up to public scrutiny —  the newspaper and the company that was misrepresented.

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Topics: Public Relations Tactics, pamala proverbs, public relations, Growing Your Business, Business Barbados

For Immediate Release - Do’s and Don’ts For Managing Embargoes

Posted by Pamala Proverbs on Mar 8, 2016 4:36:29 PM

When I saw the title “For Immediate Release - Do’s and Don’ts for Managing Embargoes” on the Bull Dog Reporter email it immediately took me back to the time I tried my first embargoed piece in Barbados. Embargo “is the tactic of distributing news to reporters before a public announcement, with the understanding that the outlet won’t run the story until a specified day and time.” 

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Topics: pamala proverbs, pr, Barbados Public Relations, PR Strategy, Bull Dog Reporter, Steve Beale, Media Relations, Business Barbados

Press Releases or Advertising? When Did We Cross The Line?

Posted by Pamala Proverbs on Dec 19, 2011 12:20:35 PM

There was a time when a press release was a press release, and advertising was advertising. The difference was clear.

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Topics: pamala proverbs, public relations, Advertising, Bridgetown, PRMR Inc, bridgetown public relations, Communications In Bridgetown, barbados press releases, pr, blog, Barbados Public Relations, barbados media, barbados, Perspectives, press releases

Business Owners Employee Challenges

Posted by Pamala Proverbs on Aug 11, 2011 11:02:14 AM

On PRMR Inc.'s blog this week Mariama pointed readers to 101 tips for leaders and reading the post I could not help but think what tips are there not just for a manager, but also for a business owner especially in these harsh economic times. Being a public relations consultant who preaches employee engagement and creating a positive work environment, I am very cognizant about practicing what I preach as a business owner.

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Topics: pamala proverbs, public relations, employee engagement, work, training, PRMR Inc, employees, blog, barbados, Communications, Perspectives

IABC Barbados Has A New Board

Posted by Pamala Proverbs on Jul 21, 2011 2:10:38 PM

Last night I retained the presidency of IABC Barbados. Having been a founding member of the chapter I am witnessing first hand its struggles and its mini victories. We started with just about five members, grew to 15 last year and now at the start of my 2nd year as president, we have 23 members.

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Topics: pamala proverbs, public relations, richard thomas, Advertising, iabc, Bridgetown, caribbean, members, PRMR Inc, sharon marshall, Branding, pr, blog, Communications, Perspectives

A New PR Chapter In Barbados

Posted by Pamala Proverbs on May 1, 2008 3:57:00 PM

T.S. Elliott referred to April as being the cruelest month. He probably was a Bajan hotelier because April signals the end of the booming winter season and the start of the low occupancy period for hotels. April however for the rest of the world is a glorious month ushering in spring - flowers, butterflies and all things bright and beautiful.

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Topics: pamala proverbs, public relations, barbados, Perspectives