BizCom's Monica Feid named to Baylor Department of Journalism, PR and New Media Advisory Board
NOVEMBER 6, 2020 -- Congratulations to BizCom Co-Founder and President Monica Feid, who has been selected to serve on the Advisory Board for the Department of Journalism, Public Relations and New Media at Baylor University.
Monica, who earned a BA in Journalism from Baylor, worked in Baylor’s Office of Communications and Marketing from 1991-1995, rising to the position of director of marketing. She joins 14 other high profile industry professionals on the board that will provide guidance for Baylor Journalism, Public Relations and New Media, which is ranked in the top 5 percent of programs nationwide.
The department provides students with the most up-to-date technology and the latest editing and design software to hone their skills and the ability to work alongside faculty practitioners and scholars.
The Baylor faculty offers expertise in each area of the field and a passion for diverse research in areas such as ethics, media relations, minorities, media and religion, social media, public relations, journalism history, media and politics, media and civil society, documentary methods and media effects.
Other members of the board include Robert Davila, VP of Audience Development and Research at Texas Monthly; Kennedy Dendy, a television news reporter for KEZI 9 News in Eugene, Oregon; Jenna DeWitt, an editor at Esri; John C. Drake, a commercial litigator and former journalist for major news organizations; Sommer Ingram Dean, staff attorney at the Student Press Law Center; Deke Jones, Director of Media Relations at Baylor Scott & White Health; Preston F. Kirk, who has 55+ years of experience in journalism and public relations; David McHam, who has taught journalism at Texas colleges for 54 years; Selena Mejia, Senior Director of Strategic Communications for HCA Houston Healthcare; Ella Pritchard, president of Prichard Oil Company; Claire St. Amant, a field producer for CBS News “48 Hours”; Jennifer Simmons, Regional Director of Human Resources for Springstone Inc.; Chris Talley, founder of Talley Communication Strategies, LLC; Edward Wyatt, who works in strategic communications and public relations after 28 years as a reporter for major national news organizations.
BizCom adds Intelivideo and Shoreline to client roster
OCTOBER 29, 2020 -- BizCom has added two new clients to its client roster -- Intelivideo and Shoreline Recovery Center.
As the fitness industry moves toward a hybridization of in-person and digital solutions, Intelivideo has created a platform through which gyms and health clubs can offer video on demand services to their members. Intelivideo will take advantage of BizCom’s PR and digital marketing divisions to grow its industry presence nationwide.
Shoreline is a recovery center based in San Diego and retained BizCom’s PR division to enhance and promote its position as a thought leader in the areas of addiction treatment and recovery.
“We are excited about the opportunity to help these brands increase awareness of products and services that are needed now, perhaps more than ever,” said BizCom President and co-founder Monica Feid. “We look forward to helping them grow their businesses, but even more importantly, helping them make a difference in the areas of both physical and mental health.”
IFA features BizCom in 2020 Marketing Toolkit
OCTOBER 2020 -- BizCom is featured in the International Franchise Association's 2020 Marketing, Operations & Development Toolkit.
Agency co-founder and CEO Scott White has a two-page feature in the digital publication in which he discusses how savvy franchise brands are taking advantage of emerging communications tools to reach their customers.
"If your PR program is focused on old-school tactics of sending our press releases and hoping for the best, then not only are you wasting your money but you are using only a fraction of PR tolls now available for marketers wanting to grow their brands," Scott wrote.
Entrepreneur magazine names BizCom a Top Franchise Supplier
OCTOBER 2020 -- BizCom has been named to Entrepreneur magazine’s third annual list of Top Franchise Suppliers. The list recognizes top companies that provide services and support to franchisors and franchisees in ten categories.
"Now more than ever franchisors and franchisees need service providers they can rely on to help them build and run their businesses as efficiently as possible," said Entrepreneur's editor in chief, Jason Feifer. "We at Entrepreneur are proud to help by presenting this list of the most trusted suppliers in the industry."
To determine the Top Franchise Suppliers, Entrepreneur surveyed more than 700 franchisors to find out which service providers they and their franchisees use, and what their satisfaction is with the quality, cost, and value of those suppliers’ services.
Top suppliers were recognized in the following categories: accounting, banking/financing, franchise broker/referral networks, franchise consulting/development, legal services, marketing, merchant services, other technology services, public relations, and real estate services.
“We are extremely honored to be recognized, but more importantly we appreciate the support of our clients, some of whom have been our partners for well over a decade,” said BizCom Co-Founder and CEO Scott White. “Taking care of our clients has always been our primary focus, and that commitment has been reinforced during this pandemic when everyone on the BizCom team stepped up to do whatever was necessary to help our clients.”
Clutch names BizCom a Top B2B Company in Texas for 2020
OCTOBER 2020 -- BizCom has been named a top B2B company in Texas in the advertising and marketing category by Clutch, the online ratings and reviews platform that features verified reviews left by clients of B2B service providers. The reviews form the basis of the rankings and Leader Awards.
Companies honored by Clutch represent the top-performing companies in the B2B space according to geographic location and service line.
“We are thrilled to be recognized by Clutch,” BizCom CEO Scott White said of the award and the agency’s perfect 5-star rating. “All the credit goes to our passionate team that continues to deliver amazing results for our clients.”