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Monthly Archives: November, 2015

Always Remain Enthusiastic about Enthusiasm

When we are young, between ages five to nine, we get starry-eyed and enthusiastic when we are asked about what we want to be when we grow up. These answers … Continue reading

November 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Is it a Long-Term Relationship, or Just a Fling?

One of the most important tasks of a PR professional is to determine the best marketing tactics for their clients. Releasing information for bloggers to post on their blogs can … Continue reading

November 18, 2015 · Leave a comment


The company Linksys who is behind home routers and other gadgets pull back on programmatic ads. The company touches on the challenges and unpredictable results that automated ad buying can … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Broadcast Media’s Revival in a Digital Media World

http://www.prnewswire.com/blog/broadcast-medias-revival-in-a-digital-media-world-15019.html “You can tell a story, but there’s nothing like seeing a story,” she says about the value of broadcast media. “Whether it’s something like a fire or seeing the … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Twitter Now Allows Users to Create Emotional Connections <3

Earlier this week, an article published on PR Week, titled “No ‘hearts’ for the end of Twitter’s ‘stars’,” revealed that Twitter is not changing the ‘star’ icon, the symbol for … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · 1 Comment


The concept of diversity is one that is constantly reiterated throughout many aspects of the Communications industry and especially in Public Relations (P.R). Diversity is important when reaching out to … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Your wish list is now interactive

There is a continuous rise in demand for toys and Toys ‘R Us is looking to make a statement this holiday season. According to the article by Ad Week, toy … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · 2 Comments


In recent classes, we’ve discussed the important role of public relations professionals in the heat of a crisis involving a client. When a crisis occurs, the public relations practitioner must … Continue reading

November 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

REI: Our plan to close stores on Black Friday is no PR stunt

http://www.prweek.com/article/1370562/rei-plan-close-stores-black-friday-no-pr-stunt REI an outdoor retailer announced its plans to close its doors on Black Friday and while many believe it is genius others are skeptical that the company is creating a PR stunt. … Continue reading

November 3, 2015 · 2 Comments

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