Melanie Rembrandt

Since our initial launch date, Melanie Rembrandt has been an integral part of the StartupNation team.

As the founder of Rembrandt Communications®, LLC, www.rembrandtwrites.com, Melanie is one of the country's top, public-relations consultants, an SEO copywriter and a published writer with over 20 years of extensive experience and an excellent track-record for success.

She specializes in helping entrepreneurs get the attention and credibility they need via targeted public-relations and SEO copywriting efforts (including Web site copy that sells, newsletters, eReports, social media, blogs, SEO press releases, e-mail auto responders, direct marketing, and more!).

Melanie offers tips and insights via her blogs and monthly newsletter, "Rembrandt Writes Insights®." And she provides in-depth training presentations to various businesses and organizations nationwide.

Melanie is also the author of "Secrets of Becoming a Publicist," published by American Writers & Artists, Inc., "Simple Publicity," published by 1WinPress, StartupNation's "7 Steps to Successful Public Relations," and the host of the SmallBiz America Radio Channel, "PR and SEO Quick Tips with Melanie Rembrandt."

A magna cum laude graduate of the prestigious UCLA School of Theater,Film and Television, Melanie is the official small-business PR expert for StartupNation and Pink Magazine Online. She’s open to your questions, comments and suggestions at melanie@startupnation.com and @rembrandtwrites on Twitter.

And you can also sign-up to receive her e-newsletter and reports packed with great information at: http://www.startupnation.com/steps/77/steps-successful-public-relations.htm.

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Check out www.hangglidingmaui.com!It’s about 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday morning, and I’m recovering from a much-needed vacation. Right now, the jet lag is killing me.

Yes, I’m one of those people who usually need a “vacation from the vacation.” But it’s worth it!

A vacation gives you time to rest and relax, but it also provides the opportunity to try new things.

For example, on my recent trip, I was lucky enough to take a powered hang-gliding lesson and zip-line over some pretty deep ravines.

But the most exciting moment was unexpected. I was scuba diving through a small cave looking at the unique, underwater walls. Then, I saw some beady yellow eyes looking in my direction.

My guide flashed a light, and there was a five-foot shark resting on the floor….about five feet away from me!

And if that wasn’t enough, there was another shark circling the back of the cave and another one to my right.

Did the sharks attack?

What the heck does this have to do with PR?

Check back on Thursday for the rest of my story. But right now, I’m having a hard time staying awake. I’ve got to grab a Vitamin C drink and get to work!

If you have questions about your PR or online copywriting activities, feel free to write to me below or at www.rembrandtwrites.com. I’m here to help!

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