Month: April 2014

Pinterest and Marketing By REFUGE Team

Posted on April 17th, 2014 Categories: Marketing, Pinterest

Many have heard about Pinterest, but what may not be clear about the social media site is that it is actually a great resource and tool for marketing, especially with smaller businesses. Pinterest is essentially a virtual pin board that allows the user to share pictures and ideas for others to share and spread to their followers, which is why it can be a very helpful tool to small business.   Make your brand stand out and viewable - Take pictures of products and projects to show and demonstrate what it is exactly that separates your business from others. Hiring (more…)

The 5 Twitter Accounts Every PR Student Should Follow & Why By REFUGE Team

Posted on April 9th, 2014 Categories: Blog, Social Media

As a public relations or marketing student you should start getting familiar with different social media avenues that will be able to help you land internships, jobs, and also help you garner attention. Twitter is a vastly growing social media outlet that is now one of the most important tools a student can use to begin their career. This post will go over five people, organizations, and other accounts you should follow on twitter and why.   1. The Company You Are Interested In and/or Applying To It is extremely important in this career field to be following the company (more…)

Introducing Chad Heller By REFUGE Team

Posted on April 2nd, 2014 Categories: Blog, Interns

Chad Heller is our newest intern at The REFUGE Group. He is a junior at University of Houston, majoring in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations. Before attending U of H, he went to school in both Austin and Galveston.   Chad hopes this internship will help him gain experience, as well as open other doors for more opportunities. His first social media account was Xanga and since then he has grown to love the amount of information you can find using these outlets.   In his free time he is learning how to play the piano again. He (more…)