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Making Room for Creativity in the Field of Healthcare PR

HEALTHCARE PUBLIC RELATIONS

As of late, healthcare has been on the minds of many. Not only is it a political topic that we can’t seem to get away from, but recent flu outbreaks have caused many to take a closer look at the effectiveness of their health care. That being said, any health PR firm is going to have their work cut out ... Read More »

Superbowl Snacking: Food and Beverage Public Relations Insights

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It’s probably no surprise to you that Super Bowl Sunday is the second biggest food consumption day of the year in the U.S. The first is Thanksgiving, also not news, since there are some out there that aggressively hit the gym in the week following the holiday. Just like November, the month of January offers almost limitless opportunities for food ... Read More »

Lance Armstrong’s Fall from Grace

It’s almost unbelievable to think a global hero could have such an impact on a sport. The world of cycling and the fans of Lance Armstrong were ultimately disappointed when Armstrong confirmed everyone’s suspicion of his long-term drug use. The anticipated interview of a lifetime, Oprah Winfrey was the one who landed the coveted interview. Piers Morgan couldn’t help but ... Read More »

Successfully Marketing Health & Beauty Products Requires a Seasonal Approach

Beauty Public Realtions

Obviously, the personal and unique tastes of women require different methodologies when promoting health and beauty products. However, just as important as making sure to focus marketing strategies for a diverse audience is concentrating efforts on a seasonal approach depending on the time of year. 5WPR knows that keeping our consumer health and beauty clients in the media and online spotlight requires ... Read More »

Spinning Government Mandates

Spinning Government Mandates

It’s truly amazing when the federal government throws you a bone and sets a perfect marketing opportunity right at your feet. Even better, if the regulation that requires compliance by your client’s potential customers spells out the incentives and penalties, you have a diamond in the rough. The challenge is to digest the content that the government provides and spin ... Read More »

The Key to Luxury Hotel Marketing

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Which description illustrates your ideal experience when traveling for pleasure? You pull up into a brick paved driveway or maybe an exotic resort like the Chris Burch owned Nihiwatu., and before you can reach for the door handle, a valet is already one step ahead of you. This uniformed, smiling face helps you out of the car and quickly has ... Read More »

Teaching Old Beauty Dogs New PR Tricks

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You may ask yourself what a guy like me is doing writing about beauty PR, but I can assure you this subject is just as natural to me as any other for the clients we serve at 5WPR. Our goal is to take a company in any fiercely competitive industry, and thrust their product to the forefront of the business ... Read More »

Think Small: Don’t Overlook Mobile SEO

Mobile SEO

The importance of search engine optimization for desktop users is a popular topic of conversation these days.  Simply ranking higher in a search engine can dramatically increase traffic and business.  On the other hand, sitting on Google’s page 14 isn’t going to do you much good.  Keeping up with the latest SEO techniques is imperative when it comes to establishing ... Read More »

How a Professional Writer Can Enhance Your Marketing

How a Professional Writer Can Enhance Your Marketing

Part of public relations is making sure that the correct message is conveyed about a business or individual. While that certainly takes a certain degree of marketing magic, there is also a hidden element to it that sometimes goes unnoticed: writing. Think of it this way. You could be the greatest marketer in the world or the most astute and ... Read More »

How to Handle Controversy in the Age of the Internet

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For any business or public figure, finding your time in the spotlight brings certain responsibilities. Among them is being sure that any irresponsible actions you may have once wrestled with in the past must be put to rest. If there are any skeletons in your closet, that spotlight has a tendency to locate them and stir up controversy.And the internet ... Read More »

Beauty Brands Turning to YouTube to Communicate their Message

Beauty Public Realtions

With beauty being a visual industry, it’s no surprise that the industry is turning to social video to engage with customers. The majority of beauty brands acknowledge that the use of social media channel is one the top sources of driving traffic to and from the site.  Where Facebook and Twitter once dominated, YouTube is now emerging as the dominant ... Read More »

Can Rebranding Save Your Image?

Can Rebranding Save

Rebranding your business can be a huge and daunting ordeal. However, this isn’t always the case. Maybe your logo just looks outdated or your website needs a fresh and modern redesign. If that’s the case, rebranding can actually be quite fun and exciting. Still, rebranding can be a risky venture that should not be approached lightly. Rebranding can help save ... Read More »

Online Marketing Considerations for Professional Service Firms

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When working out a marketing strategy for your professional services company, it is fundamental to keep in mind that you’re not in the same boat as those businesses that are promoting products online. Your marketing tactics will differ drastically because you provide legal advice, or you’re an accounting firm, or in financial advising. It’s true that the goal is the ... Read More »

Mark Birnbaum & The Meatpacking District

Mark Birnbaum, Eugene Remm and others have made a radical change of the Meatpacking District, which not so many years ago was a less than desirable place.  Today the world has changed.  Some perceptions on the meatpacking district: “Not so long ago, the trendiest thing worn in the Meatpacking District was a blood-stained apron… Despite the haute onslaught, the neighborhood ... Read More »

Why PR Needs to be a Part of your SEO Strategy

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Considering SEO (search engine optimization) and PR (public relations) as part of your marketing strategy has become ever so important due to the latest Google update. Google has put an end to sites that aggregate news to generate traffic. What they want is unique, well-written content that is linked to high quality sites. Ken McGaffin gives us his top tips ... Read More »

Big Brands are not Answering their Customers’ Tweets

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  According to a study from digital marketing firm Acquity Group, 71% of biggest retail brands are not responding to their customers’ tweets. The study included 50 retailers in Interbrand’s Report, Best Retail Brands, and from their findings they found that 90% of the large retailers are active on Twitter, but that only 29% of them use it to actively ... Read More »

Brilliant Marketing: Taking Current events and Making it your Story

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The most common obstacle to generating consistent publicity for your brand is the often aggressive attack of current events which takes over just about every segment and opportunity.  In an otherwise routine news cycle, where random car accidents, harsh weather or middle American community meeting-gone wrong makes the headlines, news organizations look for “bigger” news to drive headlines, viewers and ... Read More »

An Attention Grabbing Headline is Essential for your Blog

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You’ve invested time developing a blog post topic, eloquently drafting and editing the content, compiling pictures, video and graphics, so now it’s time to slap on a header and upload your masterpiece. Wrong! Blogging 101 will tell you this is absolutely unacceptable. Your company’s posts won’t get a single view if they’re capped with a lackluster header that is merely ... Read More »

Pinterest Privacy: What’s to Come?

pinterest vs twitter

In today’s digital world, communications and consumers move quicker than ever before. Once something is said or done, it’s hard to put that genie back in the box.   As king of the hill, Pinterest naturally faces a lot of challengers – but by voicing certain shortcomings of the site they may soon face a major challenge. They recently began curtailing ... Read More »

Diversified Online Approach is Best for Your Brand

If you know anything about the stock market, there is one message successful investors drill home at every opportunity: Diversify your investments. The approach makes complete sense. You don’t want to subject yourself to complete economic breakdown if some catastrophic turn of events causes your portfolio to take a downward spiral. Only making acquisitions in one portion of the market ... Read More »