Category communications

There’s Only You and Me, and We Just Disagree: Gracefully Handling CMO Departures

Human resources issues come up pretty regularly in the PR agency business, and they can also arise on the client side. Often I am asked to provide counsel around new hires and high-level departures. And because we work so closely…

Why Blogging Works – and Some Key Best Practices to Drive Success

Marketing moves pretty fast – new technologies and channels pop up regularly, and marketers and PR pros must keep up with everything new that comes their way. However, one of the “old standbys” of digital communications continues to enjoy a…

PR Lessons From The Hit Show ‘The Queen’s Gambit’

As someone who has been a Netflix fiend over the course of the last few months, I have to say that “The Queen’s Gambit” is the best show I’ve seen. Clearly, I’m not its only fan. At this year’s Golden…

E Pluribus Unum

I will remember yesterday’s invasion of the Capitol through a uniquely PR lens. I was onboarding a new client – a British client – and couldn’t help but feel personally embarrassed as the Capitol of their former colony descended into…

PR Lessons From a Turkey

After I graduated from college, I moved away from my family in Austin to New York City. When I wasn’t able to fly home for the holidays, Thanksgiving was typically spent watching the parade for all of 10 minutes before…