The Scoop Blog

October 12, 2015

Blog: Ethanol is a high-octane solution to the toxic gas question

BY Holly JessenHave you ever heard anyone use the phrase high-octane to describe a person or an event? I have. And the connotation was always positive. READ MORE

September 28, 2015

Blog: Roadside assistance for proud ethanol supporters

BY Holly JessenWhen is the last time you were stranded on the side of the road, wishing you were a member of a motor club? Or, perhaps, you are already a member of a motor club, but that motor club has a habit of bashing ethanol. You need to keep reading. READ MORE

September 21, 2015

Blog: What happens after you send your press release?

BY Holly JessenSending out a press release is like baiting a hook and throwing it in the water. Don’t do it if you aren’t prepared to catch a fish. READ MORE

September 14, 2015

Blog: The nuts and bolts of writing a press release

BY Holly JessenPart three in a series of blogs about how the ethanol industry can work better with the media, is finally online. READ MORE

September 04, 2015

Join a behind the scenes tour of EPM

BY Holly JessenWant an inside look on how the EPM team plans out the content for upcoming magazine issues? You've come to the right place. READ MORE

August 31, 2015

Changes at EPM, learning to ask questions

BY Holly JessenThe face of Ethanol Producer Magazine is changing somewhat. No, nobody’s quit. In fact, we’ve gained a new staff member. READ MORE

August 23, 2015

Blog: Potential new motto comes up at ACE conference

BY Holly JessenFor me, some of the most memorable moments from this year’s American Coalition for Ethanol conference were the ones that made everyone laugh. And, out of that laughter, I came up with a more serious thought. READ MORE

August 17, 2015

Blog: More ethanol producers should sell directly to consumers

BY Holly JessenI don’t usually consider myself to be in the position to advise ethanol producers on how they should do things. But in this case, I’m going to go on record strongly encouraging ethanol producers to cut out the middleman and step into direct sales. READ MORE

August 10, 2015

Blog: Back to the old grindstone again

BY Holly JessenI’m back after a short blog hiatus and looking for reader feedback. While I have plenty of topics I could tackle, I'd love to hear from you. What are the topics that would be the most interesting and helpful for you? READ MORE

July 20, 2015

Blog: First steps for writing a press release

BY Holly JessenAre you interested in getting your company name out in the news media but aren’t sure where to start? I’ve got some ideas for you in this several-part series about working with the local media. READ MORE

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