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Jumping into '11

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It's almost 2011 and even though many businesses are going through the lull of the holidays, it's a time where many of our clients are already preparing for the new year and we couldn't be happier. In my short year of being Nelwater Consulting, I have seen such growth in our clients...not only in their public relations but also in their overall brand and image and how they personally are feeling about themselves.

Since climbing onboard with Germain Dermatology as their Marketing and Advertising Consultant, we've been able to take their advertising up more than just one notch- try ten!! We've only been a team since August and have already produced two hit commercials that have heavy rotation in the Charleston market. Her fat freezing procedure, Zeltiq, that she was chosen as the only dermatologist in South Carolina to perform at this time, is a hit as well and it's because Dr. Germain's willingness to try new avenues of advertising and public relations. We j…

Tis' the Season to Help

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The cold weather in the Lowcountry has really put me into the Christmas spirit. It's such a great time to spend with family and friends. But for all of us who are enjoying warm meals and warm nights, there's plenty in the Lowcountry that aren't so lucky. I know that Crisis Ministries is seeing a huge influx of folks who really just want a warm place to sleep. They even have a cold weather fund to help raise money to feed and keep everyone warm. Sometimes, it's hard to find gifts for those hard to please people and this would be a great gift...donate in their name. We do it every year, for different nonprofits each year. So if you are still scratching your head on gifts, give the gift of warmth and donate to www.charlestonhomeless.org.

We can't forget about our furry friends fighting the temperatures too. This is not the time of year to leave Fido outside, I'm a big believer that animals are part of the family, so please bring them in! Local rescues like Daisy…

The Hectic Holidays...who knew?

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The holidays are here and in full force and it seems like only yesterday, I was on Sullivans Island enjoying Home Team BBQ's Painkiller in the 80-degree heat. (If you have to ask, you haven't had one yet-heavenly!) It's now colder than it's been in Charleston for years and it flurried overnight in town. I feel as if I've been transported back to Denver, but it's really a refreshing change from the blazing heat that we're used to, so I'll take it.

As some of you know in the Goldwater household, we celebrate Chanukkah and Christmas. It's been a delight since both Darren and I introduced our faith traditions to each other and like my father always says, "Knowledge is Power." I wish everyone a very Happy Chanukkah (even if I am a little late!).

Christmas is a great time for the Nelson family, it's the one holiday my dad jumps in full force. He's known as the "Cookieman" and bakes the best cookies in the world...you can ask Bo…