With over 20 years of marketing experience ranging from non-profit to agency work, New Life Communications looks at things from a different perspective than traditional agencies by focusing on public relations and untraditional marketing tactics.
New Life, led by innovative and excited professionals, is committed to bringing “New Life” to any business. New Life Communications can take a business to the next level by branding and positioning, reaching out to new markets and creating a buzz in any industry.
All businesses have different needs when considering growth. New Life Communications specializes in determining those needs and meeting them in a timely and affordable manner, while focusing on creative ways to involve new audiences and media outlets.
New Life Communications was founded in 2011 by Claire Calhoun. After many years in the agency world and on the client side, Claire had developed relationships with a very talented group of professionals. This group became a team and a cooperative freelance agency was born. New Life is able to provide very personalized service at a much more affordable price, due a low overhead model.
Claire has over 20 years of marketing experience across a variety of industries with a special focus on public relations. After spending five years in the automotive field, Claire has a passion for the industry and a rare insight into how to motive automotive customers. Claire's favorite projects involve small businesses and not-for-profit clients.
In addition to consulting, Claire teaches media, public relations and advertising classes at Coastal Carolina University. She is a Charter Member of the Women in Automotive Organization and a Board Member of the Pediatric Autoimmune Encephalitis Kids Association of South Carolina. She volunteers at her local church and as a youth soccer coach. Claire has a bachelor's degree from Appalachian State University and a master's degree from the University of Tennessee both in Communication. She has published articles in Auto Success and FixedOps Magazines in addition to many automotive blogs.
New Life Communication has over seven years of experience working in the automotive industry with clients including reconditioning, after marketing products, franchising and dealerships. New Life has participated, been published through and presented at SEMA, FixedOps Conference, International Car Wash Show, NADA, Multi Unit Franchising Show, WIN and Women in Automotive.
New Life Communications is a Charter Member of the Women in Automotive Association and served as a Board Advisor to the International Automotive Women's Association. Claire Calhoun has been a speaker, trainer and exhibitor at Conferences across the country. New Life established a Women in Automotive Franchise Scholarship and works closel
New Life Communications is a Charter Member of the Women in Automotive Association and served as a Board Advisor to the International Automotive Women's Association. Claire Calhoun has been a speaker, trainer and exhibitor at Conferences across the country. New Life established a Women in Automotive Franchise Scholarship and works closely with other members to recruit more females into the industry.
Claire Calhoun serves on the AskPatty Consultant Network. This powerhouse network of Certified Female Friendly® consultants and speakers offer a wide range of topics and consulting services to choose from including in-house training, keynotes, brand spokespersons, workshops, coaching, video training, live and recorded webinars, panelist and more.