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My Take Your Child To Work Dream

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant Maybe because April 23 is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day in United States, I had a dream about doing so last night. In the dream, I took my children to the PR office that has been my home away from home for many years. As we walked…

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Why Sen. Sanders Is The Winner

(With Lessons Learned From Sanders That PR People Should Heed) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant Sen. Bernie Sanders, on April 13, officially endorsed Joe Biden saying “we’ve got to make Trump a one-term president.” “I will do all that I can to see that that happens, Joe,” Sanders promised. The quick endorsement came as a…

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Pivoting in a Pandemic

Dr. David Hagenbuch, Ethicist and Professor of Marketing, Messiah College, Author of Honorable Influence, Founder of MindfulMarketing.org   “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade.”  Evaporating demand due to COVID-19 has caused many industries to sour, yet some innovative organizations continue to score in unexpected sweet spots.  Thanks to creative thinking and agile adjustments of their marketing plans, certain companies have rapidly…

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Bonnie & Clyde & COVID-19

Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group We got away with it.  Pulled it off.  It was like we were Bonnie and Clyde robbing a bank.  We made off with not thousands, but trillions.  And hehe, to this day they never caught us. And what did we do to feel like bank robbers?   I’ll confess, Gov.…

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As Good As It Can Possibly Get

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant My entire working life has consisted of newspapering or PRing.  Both of these businesses are not known for dealing with the most forthright individuals. But I’ve been blessed. During my career, I’ve never been lied to, misled or harassed by people I reported to or worked with. Here are some…

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OP-ED: Corporate America’s Coronavirus Failure

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant First, let me define myself before others do it for me: I am not a communist, never was a communist and never thought that communism had merit. I am not a socialist, never was a socialist, do not believe in socialism, even though I believe that some of what Sen.…

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Standing Out Among the Election Crowd

Hamed Wardak, Entrepreneur With all the publicity and hoopla among candidates for office, how does a brand stand out in the crowd? As if the democratic presidential primary didn’t create enough chaos in the marketplace, the recent impeachment proceedings and subsequent fallout from publicity over it have created enough pandemonium to divert attention away from…

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Put A Cap On Your Trash

To the Tune of ‘Show Me’ From My Fair Lady? Here’s ‘Unchoke Me’ From My Fair Mother Earth Caps!  Caps!  Caps! I’m so sick of caps! Blighting my beaches through; A bottle here, toothbrush there, is that all you plastics do?  Don’t talk of love, shining above.  If I’m planet you love?  Don’t choke me!…

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Democratic Debate Column #10: Biden’s Last Stand?

(And the Democratic Debacles Continue, Along with Some Important PR Lessons) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant For the better part of a year, maybe longer, former veep Joe Biden has been boasting of his ability to attract African-American voters, and has said that the Democratic primary on February 29 in South Carolina will validate his…

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Democratic Debate # 9: Bloomberg’s Las Vegas Gamble

(Prediction: In Vegas More Losers Than Winners, As Usual; And Three Important PR Lessons) Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant It’s appropriate that the February 19 debate, the first after the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary, will be in Las Vegas, Nevada. Because it’s time for the two front-running candidates, Sen. Sanders and Pete…

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Wear Masks for Protection, But Take Them Off Your Communications

  Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group Three things we crisis managers learn early on is the mantra: Tell It All, Tell It Early, Tell It Yourself, which has been repeated so often it’s almost a cliché, but it works! When a crisis rears its ugly head, like the humongous one in China now spreading…

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We Use FinTech Everday Without Knowing It

  Wendy Glavin, Founder & CEO, Wendy Glavin Agency Every year, companies like Deloitte, Gartner and IDC, and publications like Forbes, net magazine, Wired, Fast Company and others track and analyze technology trends. Throughout the last several years, cloud computing, data analytics, AR, VR, blockchain, the Internet of Things, AI, ML, digitization, data privacy, cybersecurity and…

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