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A TikTok Cowboy

Bōggie Yanishen I recently had a chance to chat with Hobbs Magaret on our Be Meaningful podcast. Hobbs is the founder of Sisters Cattle Company, a regenerative beef rancher in Central Oregon. One of the things that caught my attention is how he’s using TikTok as a primary media channel. A TikTok Cowboy. His clips…

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The Giving Block’s Bitcoin Tuesday 2020 Sees 1,000% Growth in Nonprofits Accepting Cryptocurrency Donations

CommPRO Editorial Staff The Giving Block, the cryptocurrency donations company, is launching Bitcoin Tuesday on December 1, a fundraising campaign aiming to recreate the magic of the 2017 “Pineapple Fund.” Last year, only 12 nonprofits were fundraising cryptocurrency. This year, over 120 nonprofits have joined the movement, backed by an A-Team of crypto companies supporting this day…

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Sleep, for Women

Editor’s Note:  This is the first article in CommPRO’s new “wellness” series. Felice Gersh, M.D. Without adequate sleep, no systems within your body can function optimally, resulting in far more than a pervasive sense of significant fatigue. Lack of sleep causes problems with mood and concentration. It lowers fertility and immune function. It changes the…

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How to Market Unity

Dr. David Hagenbuch, Ethicist and Professor of Marketing, Messiah University, Author of Honorable Influence, Founder of MindfulMarketing.org  In his first speech after news media declared him the election winner, Joe Biden urged Americans to “come together as a nation,” “unite,” and “heal.”  Those are commendable words with admirable intent, but given the deep divisions besetting the country, is it realistic to believe…

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A Few Problems I Have With Cable TV Political Reporting During The 2020 Presidential Election Season (Actually, Many Problems Would Be Truthful)

(Author’s Note: This is the second in a series of occasional political columns that I’ll be writing for CommPRO.biz until Inauguration Day, January 20. Previously, I wrote 17 political columns leading up to Election Day. FYI – My first public relations job was with a political firm, where I worked on local, statewide and presidential…

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Will We Need Another Elvis to Combat Vaccine Phobia? (Op-Ed)

  Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group The technical name for it is trypanophobia, which is an extreme fear of injections or hypodermic needles. And in the 1950’s, it was rampant as thousands of teenagers were afraid to take a vaccination to protect themselves against the scourge of that time, polio. There are vestiges of that same…

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Boutique Communications Firms JIN & Thunder11 Announce Trans-Atlantic Partnership

Paris-based JIN and New York-based Thunder11 Poised to Capitalize on Global Opportunities for Innovative Digital-Focused Communications During Pandemic Recovery  CommPRO Editorial Staff The fast-growing Paris-based communications agency JIN and award-winning NY-based Thunder11 are joining forces in a trans-Atlantic partnership aimed at offering clients creative and digitally focused strategic and thought leadership capabilities. Initially, the firms…

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While We Wait…

  Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer, Joyful Planet LLC  We’re all on edge.  Understandably so.  COVID-19, America’s reckoning from systemic racism and the culmination of a vitriolic Presidential campaign has kept us on edge for months.   We’ve all heard from family and friends, saying they are worried, stressed and can’t focus on anything while…

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Now What? After-Election Self-Care: 5 Reminders When Life Happens

Paolina Milana, Author & Founder of MadnessToMagic.com My parents were immigrants. Growing up, they shared their stories of what it was like for them navigating the unknown, living in war-torn Sicily under the rule of Mussolini and Hitler during World War II. Fast forward to the late 1970s all the way into the early 2000s,…

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Advice to Joe Biden from a Crisis Manager 

Helio Fred Garcia Here’s where the United States stands on the eve of the election: We have more than 9 million confirmed COVID-19 infections. We’re at nearly 100 thousand new cases daily; more than a thousand daily fatalities. We’re well on our way to be at a quarter million fatalities in a matter of weeks;…

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Digital Voting: An Idea That’s Time has Come

Larry Moore founded a federally certified voting system that processes 75% of the paper ballots in the states of Washington and Oregon. But now, he believes it is vital that America talk about digital voting. Larry Moore Everything you have heard about digital voting is wrong – if you have heard anything at all. This…

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4 Tips to Adulting by Way of Your Inner Child

  Paolina Milana, Author & Founder of MadnessToMagic.com It’s appropriate, if not a bit amusing, that October’s Emotional Wellness Month ends with that kid-approved holiday Halloween. After all, if you’re anything like me, following the past several weeks of sharing thoughts on some very adult topics, including: How physical health isn’t possible without mental health;…

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Identifying and Addressing Mental Illness Hot Spots Caused by the Covid-19 Pandemic

CommPRO Editorial Staff Mental Health America (MHA), along with Lundbeck, announce the launch of a groundbreaking new initiative that will apply analytics on the data set created from MHA’s extensive mental health screenings, plus publicly available data sets, to find mental health hotspots and address the rapidly escalating mental health impacts emerging from the COVID-19…

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The Supreme Court Re-Run Show

An Old Production That Needs A Rewrite (Author’s Note: This is the 13th in a series of political articles for CommPRO.biz that I’ll be writing leading up to Election Day. FYI – My first public relations job was with a political firm, where I worked on local, statewide and presidential campaigns. In this column, I write about…

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Real Herd Immunity- Not Writing Off Those Over 60 or With Preexisting Conditions

Bill Ide, III, Partner, Corporate Governance, Akerman I’m well north of 60, someone who’s been blessed to survive multiple bouts with cancer. There are millions like me who want to continue being active and playing leadership roles in our communities. Instead, we’re being abandoned, thoughtlessly driven to the sidelines (or at least to our family-room sofas)…

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The Presidential #Debates2020 Wrap-Up

(Author’s Note: This is the12th in a series of political articles for CommPro.biz that I’ll be writing leading up to Election Day. FYI –My first job with a PR firm was at a political one, where I worked on local, state and presidential elections).  Arthur Solomon Instead of giving my analysis of each debate in…

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PRSA To Honor Members For Their Service To Communications Profession At ICON 2020 

Awards To Be Presented Virtually During Annual Conference From Oct. 26-29  CommPRO Editorial Staff PRSA, the nation’s leading professional organization serving the communications community, will present seven individual awards during ICON 2020, honoring members who have served the organization with distinction and made a difference in the public relations profession. The individuals will be recognized…

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What Place Should A Candidate’s Character Play In Voting For A Politician? My Appraisal Of A Few Presidents Character, And Why I Distrust Trump And Voted For Biden

(Author’s Note: This is the 11th in a series of political articles for CommPRO.biz that I’ll be writing leading up to Election Day. FYI – My first public relations job was with a political firm, where I worked on local, statewide and presidential campaigns. In this column, I opine why I believe that voting only on policy matters…

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