Nancy Marshall, the PR Maven, spoke at the KVHRA December meeting about how “HR Professionals Can Build a Tribe of Raving Fans.” Nancy did not disappoint! Her presentation was both engaging and entertaining. She shared great stories about local employers branding success that we all could relate to. Nancy’s advice to us was very practical — lots of “doable” actions that we could easily...read more
Thanks for all your help distilling some complex issues into neat, sell-able packages. It made a difference and we appreciated the variety of places we got coverage from, in addition to the thoughtful way [you] worked through some difficult scheduling scenarios.
We’re a very, very large school, lots of constituents that we deal with, and in many ways, we felt like we were running around a little bit and really weren’t able to prioritize—we really needed to think strategically about marketing, so that was why it was so important for us to work with professionals at Nancy Marshall Communications.
JMG is unlike any other nonprofit in the state of Maine, providing a continuum of support to help students transition from middle school through high school graduation, onto post-secondary education through degree attainment and connections to successful career pathways. With the challenge of describing our unique services, we sought the guidance of Nancy Marshall Communications. NMC staff...read more
"I’ve known Nancy Marshall for many years and have always been impressed with her incredible understanding of how the PR world works. She’s leveraged her 30+ years in public relations to build a powerhouse agency that is known as THE place to go if you want to get your company in the spotlight. As PR has evolved with the addition of the digital world, Nancy has remained on the forefront —...read more
The Maine Downtown Center at the Maine Development Foundation hired Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC) from March 2014 – September 2014 to implement a broad communications plan for Healthy Maine Streets, a 2-year federally funded project that was in its final 7 months of implementation. NMC was hired to develop stories, pitch stories and help guide us in long-term communications practices for...read more
The research that Nancy Marshall Communications conducted for Carrabassett Valley Academy helped us better understand the perceptions of the CVA brand and influenced our marketing strategies to be more effective. Their skills in the creation and management of Google AdWords campaigns and remarketing and tracking techniques has increased our lead generation.read more
Nancy Marshall Communications has been an extremely valuable communications, public relations, media relations and brand awareness partner for Carrabassett Valley Academy. Her guidance and industry connections were especially important during the past 6 months of lead up to the Olympics. Winter Olympic years heighten the interest in winter snow sports and Nancy and her team knew the best ways...read more
The increased media/PR generated by CVA’s work with Nancy Marshall Communications provided our Development team with a terrific tool to further engage and cultivate donors, both existing and new. We have been including reprints of the material as a standard part of our campaign package, as the human interest stories provide the perfect complement to the data and facts about CVA and our current...read more
The Board of the Maine Appalachian Trail Land Trust recently worked with Nancy Marshall and her team to develop a marketing strategy for the coming years. It was a collaborative process that not only produced a valuable product and but also brought our Board members together around shared goals. With The Marshall Plan® in hand, our organization is equipped with a framework that will guide a...read more
Nancy Marshall is an engaging and entertaining speaker on public relations. She inspires and informs using interesting examples. She's THE expert in Maine on public relations strategies. She builds relationships—the essence of public relations. She stays current in a constantly changing field. She engages her audience—students and professionals alike—and draws them into the world of public...read more
Nancy Marshall's marketing expertise, outstanding presentation skills and sensitive relationship with her audience make her a top notch speaker. Her talk on "Branding" for the Kennebec Valley Chamber Women's Network was graded by participants as A-Plus.
Nancy spoke to the members of the Economic Development Council of Maine at our annual meeting at the Lucerne Inn in January of 2008. The comments received from the participants were excellent.
This was probably the most informative seminar we've had, due to the quality of the presentations and speakers like Nancy.
It's been great to work with Nancy over the years in the Maine ski industry, and I appreciate her willingness to speak to the apple growers at the Northeast Apple Society meeting. Her ability to apply PR savvy to this niche group made the presentation very relevant to the group.
Orchardists are really quite technologically skilled though many have not considered the PR value of their...read more
The Maine Association of Nonprofits hired Nancy to lead a presentation on communications planning for a group of executive directors, and she received high scores for what participants described as a "lively, interesting, excellent, practical, and valuable" session.
When the Maine Public Relations Council (MPRC) professional development committee wanted to offer a social media program for our members, Nancy Marshall was the first person I thought of. Her passion for social media as a communication tool is apparent and her expertise in successfully using social media as a communication tool is clear. The workshop she presented was the perfect fit for MPRC...read more
At the most recent Independent Schools Association of Northern New England (ISANNE) Conference, Nancy inspired me to develop a strategic communications plan for The Mountain School at Winhall. In particular, I was interested in creating a Marketing Map for our organization.
Under Nancy's guidance I was encouraged to show the various audiences I would deal with such as donors, board of...read more
Nancy Marshall captivated a roomful of Maine early childhood administrators and practitioners in a lively session at the 2010 Maine Early Childhood Conference with a session on "Story-Telling." Nancy was able to easily connect with all participants and came prepared with a relevant example from her own business experience, which helped to highlight the importance of having multiple stories for...read more
I greatly appreciated Nancy's input before the workshop, both in providing contacts and ways to work within our budget. Her response time to all my questions was fabulous. Her upbeat attitude and ability to weave in stories to her presentation made it fun and easy to relate to the topics.
Nancy Marshall is an extraordinary person and an unmatchable asset to any group, community, business, or organization that can benefit from having more effective public relations and an improved marketing plan. Nancy is a really effective teacher, as well. She presented a great lecture on public relations and communication to my nonprofit and philanthropy course at Colby. It was a major...read more
I had the good fortune to hear Nancy Marshall speak at the Maine Women's Network annual event in June. It's obvious that Nancy's enthusiasm for her work is a natural part of her life—it exudes through her and one cannot help but feel energized. And as successful and wildly confident as she is, Nancy is also friendly and helpful. Her ability to laugh at herself is refreshing and I...read more
The Nancy Marshall Communications team listened to our diverse group of public health professionals and thoroughly analyzed our strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats in a lively, engaging Discovery Session.
From this one meeting and a few other conversations, the NMC team incorporated our group’s ideas into an amazingly comprehensive and cohesive communication plan.
The American Lung Association of the Northeast is proud of our Trek Across Maine; a three-day, 180-mile bicycle ride from the mountains to the sea, raising money to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease.
When we wanted to hire some additional communications expertise in support of our 30th anniversary ride, we looked no further than Nancy Marshall...read more
Nancy Marshall Communications has a very strategic approach and an engaged team that adds value to every single project. You can feel the whole agency behind every project, it's not just account staff on an island.
Nancy herself has helped drive our projects and been there to make connections or give us new ideas. The NMC team blends creativity with execution and a focus on results....read more
I heartily recommend the Nancy Marshall Communications team. They helped the City of Sanford to brand itself in a modern, progressive way that all businesses, residents, students and visitors can embrace together.
They provided us with a style guide so all stakeholders can co-brand themselves and already many of our businesses have started using the branding on their own promotional...read more
Being a sportscaster for 21 years now, I have had countless interactions with public relations companies. When it comes to Nancy Marshall Communications, the one thing you can count on, and that is vital, is follow-through. NMC is great about informing about an event, providing support at the event, and then following up after the event to make sure things went well and see what could be...read more
I have known Nancy Marshall Communications (NMC) for more than 15 years. I found that NMC's collaborative approach to working with the committee and other local stakeholders positioned the community and business park for long-term economic growth.
NMC was a very instrumental factor in the process of attracting the largest greenhouse in the northeast to Madison. Backyard Farms is now the...read more
"Not only is Nancy Marshall top notch, the other members of her firm are equally as impressive. Charlene Williams, the firm's president, is one of the most hardworking, knowledgeable, 'get the job done well' individuals I have ever met. When Nancy and her team are working with you on a project, you can rest assured their approach will be thorough, thoughtful and results oriented."read more
"I have had the pleasure and privilege of knowing Nancy Marshall for more than 25 years, first meeting her at a professional development event in the 1980's.
Over the ensuing years, I've watched as she grew her business from a one-person, at-home operation into the full-service, multi-leveled agency it is today.
During that time, I've seen the quality of her work recognized...read more
“The enthusiasm that Nancy shows she exudes and transfers to every staff member in her firm. And they are strategic thinkers, they’re people who have Nancy’s same passion for clients, they do wonderful work. And if I could recommend Nancy and her staff to you, I’d like to do that.”
“I’ve been involved with the Maine Beer & Wine Distributors responsibility campaign for just about a year now. It’s been really successful. We wouldn’t have had the level success we had without Nancy Marshall Communications. They’ve really helped me get exposure in the community around the state, made me available to schools, made me aware of opportunities that otherwise I wouldn’t have...read more
“In my past life, I was a banker for twenty years, you get to know a lot of talent in the industry. If I could have employed Nancy when I was in banking, it would have been the first thing that I would have done. She is one of those people that should be along the way. She does a tremendous job. I can’t recommend her highly enough.”
“The personal service of Nancy Marshall Communications is really what I think makes them an important partner to us because things change so rapidly with what we do and things can come at us faster than even we anticipated and Nancy Marshall Communications is always there to help us make our way through all of it."
“Nancy and her team have brought us fantastic successes, we are really hugely grateful. From the very word go, they have brought us phenomenal success - success that we couldn’t possibly have anticipated - using a variety of social media, public relations, and a variety of Internet marketing techniques.
You know, until the Royal Wedding came along, we were having a difficult time. And...read more
“I think hiring Nancy Marshall Communications was the best decision we could have made and I don’t regret it for a second. I tell everybody that we are an organization that has been in existence for 111 years now and in the one year that we have been under contract with Nancy Marshall Communications we have had more PR, marketing, and press than we have had in our entire history."