The Daily Scoop from Charlotte Shaff

PR, Social Media & Marketing Workshops this April March 31, 2009

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sociallyacceptable4I am instructing with two other experienced pros this April. If you know a small biz or non-profit, this is an incredibly affordable way to get some valuable information to grow your organization and understand current marketing, pr, social media tools. Please pass on to your friends and associates.

Upcoming Classes on PR, Marketing, Social Media and even Hands-on WordPress/Website Workshops!

The rules have changed, and your business or non-profit has to change with them. Are you doing everything you can to efficiently reach your core audience while bootstrapping to ensure you’re around a year from now? How is that marketing plan working for you? Have you wondered how to get in the local paper or on TV through PR and not just advertising? And are people talking about your brand online, how can you talk back?

PR, Marketing & Social Media for Non Profits

Saturday, April 25, 9am-4pm


Hands on WordPress Workshop

Sunday, April 26, 9am-4pm

New Small Biz Marketing for the Recession Era

Monday, April 27, 9am-4pm



Famous Dave’s to stimulate appetites of Chandler with FREE lunch March 29, 2009

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Famous Dave's Catering TruckWHO: Famous Dave’s Legendary Pit Bar-B-Que in Chandler

WHAT: Five of their Famous Dave’s Catering Trucks will be blasting through different parts of Chandler on Monday, March 30th with free lunch for the hard-working folks in the area. If you see a Famous Dave’s Catering truck and flag them down, you’ll get a free bbq sandwich, coupon, and a bottle of their award-winning Rich n’ Sassy BBQ sauce.

WHEN: Monday, March 30th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Keep on the lookout and listen for bullhorns or should we say “Pighorns”

WHY: Because everyone deserves a free lunch once in a while, and Famous Dave’s wants to offer their own ‘stimulus package’ to the appetites of Chandler.

For more information on Famous Dave’s in Chandler, Mesa or Peoria, go to:


Derma Health Institute talks dirty/toxic foods March 23, 2009

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produceWe all know there is a correlation between the foods you put in your body and how they affect your health. Clients of Derma Health Institute in Chandler, Mesa and Ahwatukee are lucky to have numerous articles and info from the doctors about how to keep their skin healthy and diet effective. Because while they may have the tools and treatments to make us all look good from the outside, you still need to work from the inside out to get the full effect.
See this story from FOX 10 that focuses on the Top Five Dirty Foods with Dr. Ann Watwood. Then check out this link from an interview on Sonoran Living with Dr. Amy O’Hara about the most toxic and least toxic produce, something discussed a lot with clients going through the Ultimate Fat Burning Diet.

To learn more, go to
Or, call:
(480) 460-1505 (Ahwatukee/Phoenix location)
(480) 730-9000 (Chandler/Gilbert location)
(480) 539-0777 (Mesa/Tempe location)



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how-to-buy-gold-794601Event hosted by Gold’s Gym to bring help, appraisals to those looking to make some dollars, with portion going to local senior charity

Who: CashforGoldAz, Gold’s Gym and Estate Buyers & Trade

What: Secure and trusted instant cash for coins, jewelry, diamonds, platinum, silver and gold

Where: Three Valley Gold’s Gym locations:
Peoria – 8440 W. Thunderbird Road (623) 334-4653
Gilbert/Mesa – 2156 E, Baseline Road, Mesa (480) 497-8686
Scottsdale – 14843 N. Northsight Blvd (480) 661-1022

When: April 3 & 4, 2009 – 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Peoria
April 5 & 6, 2009 – 9 a.m. to 8 p.m Gilbert/Mesa
April 7, 2009 – 9 a.m. to 8 p.m Scottsdale

Why: This is an opportunity to get competitive appraisals and cash on the spot for valuables from a reputable Jeweler with 32 years of experience. Estate Buyers & Trade was established in 2006 and has held buying events throughout the Valley. During these tough economic times, those selling their valuables need a resource they can trust. Gold’s Gym is passionate about providing best-in-class services to the community so in celebration of a turn-in-phrase and helping the community, they are hosting this five-day event at three valley locations: Peoria, Gilbert & Scottsdale.

Gold’s Gym wants to remind valley residents that often the senior community is at the most risk for unscrupulous operators. With that in Gold’s Gym announces that a portion of proceeds will be donated to a senior citizen-supporting charity in honor of those most affected. Estate Buyers & Trust and Gold’s Gym wants to bring attention to this worthy cause and to help with their efforts to provide valuable services to seniors throughout Arizona. With recent budget reduction many agencies agency is in need more than ever.

Contact: Media– Tony Felice or Charlotte Risch
Event — Gold’s Gym – Dr. Bruce Bedrick 480-363-4040

More Information go to this site or email here.



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Do you have a “Plan B” if you are fired or laid off? Are you sick of working for someone else? What can you do to start your own biz? This expo is for anyone looking to learn more or just network with other home-based businesses. VENDORS NEEDED, too. Call Kim Carter for more info: 480-650-6110.

Home-Based Businesses are on the rise! To learn more about how to make your Home-Business a success or, to explore new Products/Opportunities of having a Home-Based Business be sure to attend the Home-Based Business Expo on Saturday, April 4, 2009 at Fiesta Fountains in Mesa. VENDORS who want to show off their products or discuss their business are encouraged to sign up for a table by calling Kim Carter at 480-650-6110.

Shop and Chat with Home-Based Business Owners. Learn how you can start your own.

H.O.P.E (Helping Other People Excel) Home-Based Business Expo

Saturday, April 4, 2009
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Fiesta Fountains
1316 South Longmore
Mesa, Arizona 85202


The event will host approximately 100 vendors with information on various Home-Based Businesses and will include two informative Guest Speakers:

Sean Downing – “ABC’s” – Always Be Closing”

Julie Cox – “Face Reading” for better communication

Entrance “fee” is a can of food for the United Food Bank to help those in need.


Mike Hayes becoming a go-to guy for topical job stories March 1, 2009

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News regarding layoffs, furloughs and job hunts have kept Mike Hayes of Momentum Specialized Staffing busy when media seek sources and information in Phoenix.

In today’s Arizona Republic: Staffing Agencies. Need drops as employers cut jobs.

On 93.3FM KTAR: Job search-Follow Instructions.

And in a recent blogpost on Does owning golf clubs make me a golfer?

Mike also offers his thoughts on other related and topical issues going on in today’s news. Check out his blog here.

For more info or to contact:
Michael D. Hayes
Momentum Specialized Staffing
Momentum in the Media: