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Marketing to Children Going 3D

PokĂ©mon Go is having an impact in unexpected ways – apparently getting 3D images to sell your product is a step forward and PokĂ©mon Go has proved exactly that. Well, when it comes to PR and marketing, a product that hits the way PG has, means there’s bound to be other companies working to find ways of using the same ... Read More »

Public Relations for Data Breaches: What You Should Know

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Hacking attacks compromise a company’s technical infrastructure as well as stealing funds from company bank accounts, client’s financial data, and leaking proprietary internal communications. And it will kill a company’s reputation if they are seen to be weak or lax with security. Customers feel unsettled by possible cyber attacks. In 2014, Americans listed hacking as their number one fear. The well-publicized ... Read More »

4 Smart PR Campaigns for Eyeglasses and Related Companies

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Eyeglasses come in all shapes, sizes, and purposes. Whether you want to look cool, soothe your eyes or see more clearly, knowing your plan makes the PR campaign focused to your goals. Here are a few marketing eyewear campaigns that have done well: Sarah Palin Glasses This was not so much a specific company, but a number of eyewear companies jumping ... Read More »

How to do PR for Rehab Centers

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While the numbers are difficult to determine, roughly 1 to 2 million people enter a rehab clinic each year. Unfortunate as these situations are, these clinics are in great need of PR support. In an industry where success is measured by survival, PR experts play a critical role in managing the impact these unfortunate situations have on a clinic’s ability ... Read More »

What Denver Should Learn from the Chicago Startup Tech Scene

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Denver and Chicago are just two of the dozens of American cities vying for the honor of being called “the next Silicon Valley.” In fact, both cities have already adopted a nickname for this purpose; Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs, and Fort Collins are part of “Silicon Mountain” while Chicago and Urbana-Champaign are part of the “Silicone Prairie.” Both Chicago and ... Read More »

Public Relations Opportunities of Award Shows

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The Oscar award program is an annual event that showcases the leading films made during the previous year. Actors, directors, cinematographers, and others involved in high-level filmmaking are honored through nominations in specific award categories. Public relations opportunities abound before, during, and after the airing of this awards show, and others like it. Before the Oscars. Nominations are announced ahead ... Read More »

3 Tips to Staying on an Editor’s Good Side

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In the public relations game, you will spend quite a bit of time connecting and interacting with editors, producers, and other media gatekeepers. It follows, then, that it’s probably a good idea to know how to interact positively, and profitably with those media gatekeepers. Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR in New York, offers 3 tips on staying on an editor’s ... Read More »

When Your Employee Royally Screws Up

When Your Employee Royally Screws Up

No matter how much care you take to create a customer-friendly and inviting environment, sooner or later someone will really do something dumb. It might be you – and in many cases this is better – but more often it will be an employee. Might be an honest mistake. Might be your employee is just having a bad day. Either ... Read More »

How the Doubling of Manhattan’s Population Can Help Any NYC PR Firm

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I’m a New Yorker. I absolutely love it, and won’t let anyone else tell me different. I figure, if they don’t like it here, they can find someplace else to be or open their eyes to what they’re missing. And what are many advertising and public relations companies missing about the place I call home? Well, once I tell you ... Read More »

PR Implications of Jockey’s Revolutionary Bra Line

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As CEO of a fashion PR firm, I have been part of many discussions about how to market the only clothing item most women love and loathe with similar intensity. Bras. Ask any woman and she will likely tell you she has some she loves and a few (or more) that just don’t fit right. Jockey is banking on that ... Read More »

Ronn Torossian Reveals Why the Illusion of Savings Matters

Ronn Torossian is the CEO of New York Public Relations Firm, 5WPR. He is one of the most well-regarded public relations executives in the US: In recent months the American department store chain, JC Penney, learned a strange and painful lesson. Their customers prefer the illusion of savings to actual savings. Those customers are surely not the only ones. But ... Read More »

How can a company compete against the Internet Rumor Mill

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The United States Postal Service recently announced that it was “considering” eliminating Saturday service. Considering. Any decision would be far down the road, and no current customers would be affected in any way for the foreseeable future. But these facts did not stop the Internet rumor mill from going hog wild. Here at 5WPR we have a few ideas about ... Read More »

Consumer web developers thrive with the right Technology PR firm

As consumer products continue to trend more toward high tech digital interfaces, technology PR firms are increasingly tasked with making the most advanced technologies appear point and click simple to use. A prime example of both this trend and this need is the completely customizable, consumer “designed” website. For a project like this you need corporate PR that speaks the “language ... Read More »

What Can a NY PR Firm Do For You?

There are some ways a small business can market online like larger businesses. The factor that a small business can retain the most control over is by hiring a NY PR Firm that has a successful track record of working with small businesses. So what can a NY PR Firm do for you? There are countless benefits, but the most ... Read More »

Food & Beverage companies should take note of Throwback success

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Food and beverage companies long ago decided that high fructose corn syrup was the way to go. Overnight nearly every product that once contained “sugar” was sweetened with some mysterious substance called “high fructose corn syrup.” Then, with the launch of a single product in April 2009, PepsiCo set off a consumer products firestorm. Throwback, Pepsi’s namesake cola product made ... Read More »

Social Media’s Impact on Your Online Reputation

Social Media's Impact on Your Online Reputation

Social media is the greatest blessing bestowed upon savvy PR firms in the history of marketing. Viral marketing has never been easier. Hundreds of millions can be repeatedly reached with a single click. But social media is simply a platform. Businesses and individuals still need firms such as 5WPR to help them make the most of this incredible tool and ... Read More »

How PR Played a Huge Role in the Super Bowl

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Now that the big game has come and gone (blackout and all), football fans are only waiting for the next season to begin. However, behind the scenes, there are likely already plans and strategies for next year’s Super Bowl. Beyond the glitz, glamour, and expensive commercials there is an enormous PR machine at work. Public relations firms in New York city ... Read More »

Beauty is No Longer Skin Deep

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You’ve always known that eating healthy and staying active are the keys to feeling great and living longer. Doctors, nutritionists and other healthcare professionals have been stressing the importance of fitness for years. Proper nourishment through diet and vitamin supplements, maintaining a reasonable weight, getting sufficient exercise and drinking plenty of water are necessary elements that promote longevity and overall ... Read More »

Successfully Marketing Health & Beauty Products Requires a Seasonal Approach

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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 »