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Florida Official Facing Tough Questions After Misuse Investigation Revealed

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Hurricane Michael carved a path of horror and destruction from Florida’s “Emerald Coast” and Big Bend regions north through several Deep South states. The path of destruction has rescue, utility, and cleanup efforts going around the clock to help people put their lives back in order. But, even as thousands along Florida’s coast are still picking up the pieces, at ... Read More »

Ford Touts Pride in “Building Things” in New Campaign

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Ford Motor Company is in an interesting place. The auto industry as a whole faces major shifts in the coming years, and every brand has to figure out a way to manage these changes while staying competitive. For Ford, that means revamping the company’s entire model line with either new upgrades or entirely new brands. In fact, Ford is expected ... Read More »

Snickers: You’re not frugal when you’re hungry

Few things grab consumers’ attention like humour, and Snickers seems to have nailed it again. Riding on the back of its wildly successful “You’re Not You When You’re Hungry” campaign launched in 2010, Snickers and ad agency BDDO New York have launched a new banner ad: “Get one for the price of two!” If you’re not sure why that’s funny, ... Read More »

FIFA’s new female strategy

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It’s a well known fact that women have been sidelined in the sporting world. However, what appears to be an attempt to rebrand itself as a supporter of the ‘woman’s cause’, FIFA announced its first ever global strategy for women’s football, in what it describes as a attempt to “realise the full potential that exists within the women’s game”. The ... Read More »

How Influencers Can Deliver Results for Your Marketing Campaign

Today, most people spend a minimum of around 2 hours on social media every day. In fact, there are some demographics that spend practically all of their waking hours checking their Instagram feeds or scrolling through Facebook. With information like that appearing on the top of industry headlines, it’s no surprise that influencer marketing has become such a popular way ... Read More »

A Look at How Rolls-Royce Defended Thousands of Job Cuts

When sales are not what they once were or what they are expected to be, companies generally face the tough choice to lay off workers. But, no matter how necessary those decisions may be, they don’t happen in a vacuum. Every time a major company is forced or chooses massive layoffs or pay cuts, it makes the news and triggers ... Read More »

Tips for Better Experiential Marketing In 2018

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Want a digital marketing campaign with a difference? The solution could be experiential marketing campaigns. Experiential marketing is a form of advertising that focuses on generating unique experiences for customers – the type that people flood their Instagram feed with and talk to their friends and family about. Experiential campaigns offer brands an authentic way to interact with their customers ... Read More »

Marketing to Children Going 3D

Pokémon Go is having an impact in unexpected ways – apparently getting 3D images to sell your product is a step forward and Pokémon 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 »