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Rebekah Epstein
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Rebekah Epstein is the founder of fifteen media, an agency that works exclusively with PR firms to streamline media relations in a digital era. She specializes in business, lifestyle, fashion and beauty PR. Rebekah also [amateurly] blogs about the ups and downs of Gen Y entrepreneurship at NeonNotebook.

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Don't Let Stress Take Over This Holiday Season: 4 Tips for Maintaining Sanity

(1) Comments | Posted November 24, 2013 | 7:29 PM

I am speaking from experience: for a small business owner, the stress of the holiday season is amplified. Every year, I always look forward to the holidays, but then when they actually arrive, I get stressed out because of all the extra commitments and expectations. For most businesses, the holiday...

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It's Business, and It Is Personal, So Own It!

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2013 | 2:19 PM

Am I the only person that finds it annoying when someone says, "its business, not personal?" I get it; maybe I am just a sensitive, emotional (blah, blah, blah) female, but when you put a good amount of time and energy into your career, it is almost impossible for things...

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Crisis Control:4 Tips for Handling Mistakes at Work

(0) Comments | Posted August 23, 2013 | 3:01 PM

I am in the midst of a real PR "crisis" at the moment.

An editor at a national publication sent me an urgent request for information, and her email somehow landed straight in my junk mail. I didn't realize she was trying to reach me until a few days...

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Long Weekend? 4 Ways to Make Sure You Are Refreshed for Next Week

(0) Comments | Posted July 3, 2013 | 2:47 PM

This morning, as I scanned all of my social media channels, I couldn't help but notice that everyone is raving about their exciting Fourth of July plans. When you work for someone else, it seems like long weekends are what you live for. Who doesn't want a few days off...

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Love Connection: 5 Dating Tips for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

(2) Comments | Posted June 17, 2013 | 10:40 PM

I spend a good amount of time scouring business blogs and magazines to find tips and tricks that will help me grow my company. I am constantly inundated with articles about keeping clients happy, upping my sales and streamlining my accounting process. But where are the articles with the insight...

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Be the Name on Everyone's Lips

(1) Comments | Posted June 6, 2013 | 11:14 AM

I am a true believer in the old adage, "if they aren't talking about you, then you are losing your edge." Whether you are an employee or the CEO, it is important to keep a healthy buzz surrounding your work. If your name comes up in a fair amount of...

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How to Hire the Perfect Assistant, Using the Rules of Online Dating

(1) Comments | Posted April 25, 2013 | 5:28 PM

Listen, we all online date. There is no shame here. For my girlfriends and me, sitting around swapping war stories of online dating has become our favorite pastime. From the OCD creep to the rude asshole to the way-too-sensitive guy, we have dated them all. And just like trust falls...

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Six Reasons Why Your PR Campaign Isn't Working

(5) Comments | Posted April 15, 2013 | 3:53 PM

It's time for some real talk, everyone.

Take this scenario: you launched a new product, you hired a PR firm, you paid a hefty monthly retainer, and now you are disappointed. Where are your results? Where is your fame? Why isn't your product selling like a Kardashian perfume?

I...

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Ladies, Forget the 9-to-5 Job: Six Tips for Starting Your Own Business Right Out of College

(3) Comments | Posted April 5, 2013 | 10:58 AM

Three years ago, as I was getting ready to graduate college, I felt an impending sense of doom. My life as I knew it was going to be over: no more meal plans (what?! I had to learn to cook), no more help from my professors, and most terrifying, my...

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