The Grey Lit Café

Practical insights on blogging from an industry expert: the Stephanie Shirley interview

May 04, 2023 Anthony Haynes Season 4 Episode 31
The Grey Lit Café
Practical insights on blogging from an industry expert: the Stephanie Shirley interview
Show Notes

Anthony Haynes writes: In our third season we had the pleasure of publishing an episode in which we interviewed Stephanie Shirley, Founder & Owner of Bennis Public Relations. on aspects of comms, business, and creativity.

Here we're delighted to welcome Stephanie back for an interview focused on blogging. Stephanie is a consummate blogger: her blog, the Comm Entrepreneur, is a stand-out long-runner.   

(By the way, on the recording I misidentify this as 'The Comm Engineer' :(  - my apologies to Stephanie for the slip of the tongue!)

The interview enables bloggers, actual or prospective, to benefit from the insights and the wisdom that Stephanie has gained from her experience.

Further information on Stephanie and her business

Most of Stephanie Shirley’s public relations career has been spent on the consultant side. At the age of 23, she left her newly appointed job within Pennsylvania's state government to take an entrepreneurial leap of faith and start her own PR consulting business, Bennis Public Relations.

Now almost 12 years later, Bennis Public Relations has proudly assisted hundreds of clients locally and nationally, serving as their strategic partner who creates innovative and effective communication solutions to help grow a powerful and consistent brand. 

Stephanie has helped businesses of all sizes and industries navigate the challenging internal and external communications of branding, transitioning through acquisitions and leadership changes, developing comprehensive strategic communications strategies, and implementing those strategies, consistently and effectively. 

Stephanie is also called upon during critical moments when crisis communications and reputation management are central to the future viability of an organization, brand, or person.

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Sound production: Bart Hallmark

Music: from Handel's Water Music, courtesy of the United States Marine Band and Marine Chamber Orchestra

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