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Meet the Media – Samantha Hart, Editor at Better Homes and Gardens Magazine

What’s your top story for today? We’re wrapping up our first issue of Beautiful Southern Homes (on sale December 20). It’s an inside look at the homes of top Southern designers like Celerie Kemble and Darryl Carter and it’s gorgeous! Tell us about your dream assignment. Covering the Summer 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. I am fascinated […]

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AMA: How to use Reddit for PR

By: Nick Singer, Account Coordinator  AMA, which stands for “Ask Me Anything”, is a term used to describe interviewing people on Reddit. Here is snap shot of what it looks like from Anthony Bourdain’s AMA: You can find AMA’s under the /r/IAmA/ subreddit (a category or community with Reddit), which currently has over 10 million subscribers. […]

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It’s Debatable

By Sean Dowdall, General Manager and CMO While watching the many debates during this very long presidential campaign, I have been reflecting on my time as a member of my high school’s debate team.  I grew up on the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana and attended Polson High School.  This small town seemed very far removed from the […]

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Meet the Media – Mark Seelig, PR Manager at SF/Marin Food Bank

What’s your top priority at work today? The SF-Marin Food Bank is preparing for its annual “One Big Table” fundraiser. It’s a fabulous event that has raised more than $3 million in the past several years, including more than $1 million last year alone. This year, we’re doing a push to get some press coverage. As […]

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Meet the Media – Laura Dixon, Content Producer at

What’s your top story for today? At the moment, I’m working on a story about how telemedicine is affecting health outcomes and overall quality of life for older adults and for family caregivers. Tell us about your dream assignment. There’s an event that happens each year in San Francisco called Corgi Con in which hundreds […]

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How Travelling Can Benefit the PR Pro

By Ashley Boarman, Account Supervisor I recently returned from a week in Hawaii and I absolutely loved it – I’m already thinking about when I can go back! It’s a beautiful place and I’ve never felt so relaxed. Coincidentally, one of the clients we represent has a location in Hawaii – NorthStar Memorial Group. Even […]

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How PR has changed in the last 25 years

By David Landis, President Here at Landis Communications we’re celebrating our 25th anniversary, which got me thinking about how things have changed during that time – the PR industry was certainly a lot different before the Internet! From typewriters to laptops and from huge client report books to PDFs, the way we work has changed […]

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Back-To-School – a $76 Billion Proposition?

By Jennifer Golbus, Senior Account Supervisor I recently saw a press release from the National Retail Federation that claims Americans will spend an estimated $75.8 billion on back-to-school supplies this year. Wow – no wonder every consumer brand wants “in” on the back-to-school coverage that proliferates the media in August and September each year! As […]

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Google Updates: What You Need to Know

By: Greg Bortkiewicz, Account Executive Google has been as busy as ever in recent weeks, announcing a couple of updates that all digital marketers need to be aware of. The first is a major change to the format of ads created in AdWords; the second is a clampdown on intrusive ads on mobile websites. For all […]

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The Three R’s of New Business Strategy

David Cumpston, Director of Client Services, shares his top three tips on new business strategy. These same tips can also be applied to maintaining relationships and keeping clients, and are one of the things that sets LCI apart from other PR firms. Check out David’s tips in the video below: What are some of your […]

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