Three Books Every Public Relations Executive Should Have in Their Library

Posted on June 17, 2015

Three Books Every Public Relations Executive Should Have in Their Library

By Allen Haynes, Director, Public Relations

Strong, clear communication is what drives our business and garners measured results. This is why every public relations executive should have their own library with floor-to-ceiling bookcases, leather chairs and a decanter of scotch no younger than 12 years. OK maybe that’s a little extreme, but you can certainly start by adding a stack of books to your desk to serve as reference tools. Over the years, I have read dozens of bo... Read More >

Ga.'s Top 10 Tweeting Senators & Representatives

Posted on April 09, 2015

Ga.'s Top 10 Tweeting Senators & Representatives

By Paul Fulton, Jr., Vice President

We wondered which state Georgia Senators and Representatives had amassed the most Twitter followers. So we dove in and took a look. Here's what we found.

Read More >

These Brands Took a PR Beating in 2014

Posted on December 17, 2014

These Brands Took a PR Beating in 2014

By Paul Fulton, Jr., Vice President

Some brands are likely re-evaluating their PR strategies for 2015 after a less-than-stellar 2014. Fair or not, some aren’t coming out of the year on strong footing. These brands took a PR beating in 2014: Abercrombie & Fitch Oversize logos and overpriced clothing were replaced with less expensive fast-fashion newer-comers that painted Abercrombie & Fitch – once the king of teen social status – as an outsider among ... Read More >

Top 5 Public Relations Skills that College Couldn’t Teach Me

Posted on December 10, 2014

Top 5 Public Relations Skills that College Couldn’t Teach Me

By

As a public relations major at Auburn University, I learned how to write a standard press release in my sleep. It wasn’t until I ventured outside of the classroom, into the real world, that I began grasping some valuable tips that weren’t in the pages of Strunk and White’s, The Elements of Style. Below are five public relations skills that I didn’t learn in college: 1.) Learn how to prioritize very well. In the fast pace ... Read More >

Counting my blessings ...

Posted on November 26, 2014

Counting my blessings ...

By Sherri Simmons, President and CEO

It’s Thanksgiving, time to count our blessings. And I have many. This year, however, at the top of my list is the uncanny bond between humans and animals. And I’m thankful that in the turmoil of today’s news, stories like this that bond us together instead of tearing us apart don’t get overlooked.  I was blessed with the gift (and curse) of connecting with dogs and cats, sometimes better than with humans. The jo... Read More >

The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month

Posted on November 11, 2014

The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month

By Sherri Simmons, President and CEO

At this time in 1918, armistice was declared between the Allied Nations and Germany, temporarily halting hostilities, signaling the end of World War I – and foreshadowing World War II. In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson set aside November 11th as the first commemoration of Armistice Day. And in 1926, Congress formally declared Armistice Day a legal holiday dedicated to the cause of world peace, honoring American Veterans of the first World ... Read More >

Elections 2014: Cooperation in a divided government?

Posted on November 10, 2014

Elections 2014: Cooperation in a divided government?

By

The 2014 midterm elections are in the books, and the results were astounding. Most notably, Republicans took control of the U.S. Senate and tightened their grip on the U.S. House of Representatives. Beginning in 2015, for the first time in the Obama era, Republicans are in firm control of both chambers of the U.S. Congress. While the Republican victory was sweeping, it is neither veto-proof nor filibuster-proof. Since the beginning of American... Read More >

Major Outbreak: 24/7 Media Coverage about Ebola Hits ‘Hysterical’ Tone

Posted on October 20, 2014

Major Outbreak: 24/7 Media Coverage about Ebola Hits ‘Hysterical’ Tone

By Paul Fulton, Jr., Vice President

Although their coverage of the disease is still in an early incubation period, media are working overtime to keep people informed of this major global story. The potential for unintended tune-out, however, should be of grave concern to public health officials. 
Read More >

Take the press release out of the coffin, and put the debate in it ...

Posted on August 14, 2014

Take the press release out of the coffin, and put the debate in it ...

By Paul Fulton, Jr., Vice President

Every industry has pundits, and public relations has its fair share. With the proliferation of social media, digital media and mobile devices, the pundit Rolodex has expanded to include a wider net of communicators. It’s impossible to ignore the evolution that has occurred within our industry. And if you listen to the pundits, there’s a lot of hand-wringing over its changing landscape.    One debate that can’t be av... Read More >

Make Your Independence Day Sparkle - Safely!

Posted on July 01, 2014

Make Your Independence Day Sparkle - Safely!

By Sherri Simmons, President and CEO

Happy Independence Day!  Here are some tips from the American Pyrotechnics Association to make your 4th sparkle ... TAKE PRECAUTIONS. Always keep a hose and a bucket of water nearby in case of emergencies. LIGHT ONE AT A TIME. NEVER light two or more fireworks or sparklers at the same time. KEEP IT OUTSIDE. Only use fireworks and sparklers outdoors on flat, hard surfaces in clear areas and away from houses, buildings and dry grass. ... Read More >

Page 3 of 7First   Previous   1  2  [3]  4  5  6  7  Next   Last   

3379 Peachtree Road, NE, Suite 410 Atlanta, GA 30326 | (404)-266-2600

© 2017. Duffey Communications, Inc. All Rights Reserved.    Site Map |  Terms Of Use |  Privacy Statement |   |