Earlier this month, at the Senior Helpers annual conference in Las Vegas, David Chapman, 919 Marketing founder and CEO, and Sue Yannello, 919 Marketing Account Executive, delivered a ‘Top Gun Training for Marketing and PR’ presentation to an audience of hundreds of franchisees from across the nation. The core of the presentation focused on ways both established and emerging franchisees can grow their business through strategic media relations efforts.

919 Marketing is Senior Helpers’ public relations Agency of Record (AOR); a relationship that dates back to November 2007. Chapman and Yannello used the ‘Top Gun’ presentation to talk about the PR successes of the Senior Helpers brand as a whole and offer practical ideas that can be leveraged and utilized by individual franchise owners.

“We’ve worked with the Senior Helpers brand successfully on both the national stage and in local markets for years, but the goal this time was to equip each Senior Helpers franchise owner with powerful ideas to drive and sustain business at their respective locations,” Chapman said. “We can talk and teach but, ultimately, it’s the enthusiasm and effort of the franchisees that help our successful PR campaigns drive brand awareness and sales at the national and local level.”

The Senior Helpers national conference, held at the Green Valley Ranch Resort and Spa, ran from October 1 to October 2, 2010. The event provided over 350 attendees with roundtable discussions, vendor expos, and breakout session presentations in order to better inform them of the franchise’s direction and ways to overcome potential business challenges.

For more information on 919 Marketing, please visit www.919marketing.com.

For more information on Senior Helpers, please visit www.seniorhelpers.com.

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About 919 Marketing Company:
919 Marketing is a nationally recognized marketing, consulting and public relations firm with a proven track record of helping underdog companies of all sizes discover their competitive advantage and drive profitable business growth. Headquartered just outside of North Carolina’s Research Triangle Park, 919 was founded over a decade ago by CEO David Chapman. 919 is an unconventional firm with an uncanny ability to develop winning marketing strategies for a roster of companies including The Rosetta Stone, Kerr Drug and Jersey Mike’s Subs.

919 marketing provides strategic planning, public relations, interactive marketing and creative development services ‘ each utilizing proven processes that have been refined and validated over hundreds of client engagements. For more information, visit www.919marketing.com.

About Senior Helpers:
Senior Helpers connects professional caregivers with seniors who wish to live at home as opposed to a nursing or assisted living facility. The company has 300 franchises in 42 states and one in Canada offering a wide range of personal and companion care services to assist seniors living independently with a strong focus on quality of life for the client and peace of mind for their families. Senior Helpers strives to be the leading companion and personal care provider that offers dependable, consistent and affordable home care.

For more information, please visit: http://www.seniorhelpers.com/
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