Holly O'Driscoll

A Journalist's Perspecitve on Reno – Lifestyle, Business, Family

Category Archives: Marketing

Entrepreneurs Benefit from Mentors in Reno

Thinking of starting a business? Experience can help you avoid all sorts of potentially fatal/business-killing mistakes. Mentors can make a difference! Entrepreneurs in northern Nevada can tap into a robust … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Simple Concepts Win, and Keep, Clients

When it comes to winning and retaining clients simple, straight-forward concepts still work — and work well.  That’s a tenet that Sarah Russell of Perfect Pear Catering in Sparks, Nevada, … Continue reading

April 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Three Types of Entrepreneurs — Which Are You?

Most of the entrepreneurs I am advising at the moment fall into three distinct buckets: The Go Getter The Pragmatic Inventor The Controller The Go-Getter recognizes excellence. Their passion drives their … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Facts Behind the Hotels.com Rant

OK … I recently posted about an absolutely horrible experience with Hotels.com. Here’s the back story. In booking an upcoming trip, I searched various websites for accommodations. I made tentative … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

NBC’s Redesign — The Ruin of a Trusted Online News Site

Does anyone else out there hate the redesigned NBC News website? It looks like a Pinterest page … all big photos, no information. I am a self-proclaimed news junkie, veteran journalist … Continue reading

February 25, 2014 · 9 Comments

Creating new jobs, better jobs, in Reno.

NCET – I’ve already benefited from becoming a member of NCET (the Nevada Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology) Wednesday night NCET hosted a “get to know a local business” at … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Share the Wealth of Customer Endorsements

When customers tell your story – by sharing how what you do helped their business – everyone wins. The customer wins – You’ve validated their importance to your business by … Continue reading

October 28, 2013 · Leave a comment
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