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Returning to Agency Life

By Jennifer Golbus, Senior Account Supervisor I recently joined the world-class team at Landis Communications, Inc. after running my own boutique agency, running my own consultancy and working in-house at two companies. As I reflect on my career, I’m reminded of the many benefits of agency life. Resources and Experience I remember the hours spent […]

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Critical Thinking and Why It’s A Must for PR Pros

By David Landis, President, Landis Communications Inc. (LCI), San Francisco   Last week, I hosted a Webinar for public relations professionals throughout the world who are members of our Public Relations Global Network. The topic? Critical Thinking. Many of us, in any business, but perhaps especially in PR, fall into the day-to-day trap of working […]

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Community Music Center’s oldest student shares secrets to a long life

    By: Gregory Bortkiewicz San Francisco’s Community Music Center (CMC), one of the City’s hidden gems and one of LCI’s clients, provides high quality lessons, programs and concerts at no or low cost. From children learning to play an instrument as soon as they can pick one up to older adults honing their skills […]

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Meet the Media with Ben Marks, Senior Editor of Collectors Weekly

          Meet the Media – Ben Marks, Senior Editor, CollectorsWeekly.com What’s your top story for today? We have a page on our site devoted to vintage tube amplifiers, so I thought it would be fun to write a simple, somewhat geeky piece about what happens inside a triode vacuum tube to make […]

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Native Advertising, Product Placement, Content Marketing, Advertorials: What’s Going On!

            By Uwe Schmidt, CEO of Industrie-Contact AG, our PRGN affiliate based in Germany One day when God became so angry with mankind after their vain attempts at building the tower of Babel, to be more in his likeness, he henceforth sent them the Babylonian language of confusion thereby ending […]

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Meet the Media – Peter Fish, Editor-at-Large at Sunset Magazine

Meet the Media – Peter Fish, Editor-at-Large at Sunset Magazine 1. What’s your top story for today? Right now I’m in the middle of assigning writers and compiling a photo shoot list for a giant wine/travel story Sunset’s wine editor, Sara Schneider, is doing for our October issue. As senior editor on the story, I’m working […]

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Looking to Capitalise on the Middle East’s Booming Market? Use these PR Tips

        By Layth Dajani, Founder and CEO, The Content Factory, our PRGN affiliate based in Dubai Know your audience – it is, with good reason, pretty much the first rule of public relations. The cardinal rule, really. And as an increasing number of international tech firms eye the Middle East’s burgeoning market […]

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LCI marks 25th Anniversary with new website

By David Landis, President and CEO at Landis Communications Inc. (LCI)               The Landis Communications Inc. (LCI) team is thrilled to announce the debut of our new website – the same year we celebrate 25 years in business. In today’s constantly shifting communications landscape, we wanted LCI’s website to […]

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Keep Active and Get Creative

Keep Active and Get Creative Food for Thought with the Newest Addition to the Landis Family                 By: Jimin Lee I have a daily routine of waking up, going to work, working out and unwinding before I sleep and repeat – it’s like clockwork. While it’s great to […]

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Can Project Lightning save Twitter?

By David Cumpston, LCI Director, Client Services Faced with a dwindling user base, Twitter is set to launch a new product later this year which it hopes will engage more people with the use of large-scale photos and videos to highlight trending events. Dubbed “Project Lightning,” the microblogging site is adding a new photo-centric tool […]

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GPS for Digital Marketing Campaigns

GPS for Digital Marketing Campaigns By Sean Dowdall, LCI General Manager Professional communicators usually have lots of stories to tell – I know I do.  The trick is getting the right people to listen and getting them to act.  One way to think of it is moving the audience from the story to the store. […]

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Landis Communications Inc. (LCI) placed in “Top 25 Largest LGBT Owned Businesses” in the Bay Area

We are pleased to announce Landis Communications Inc. (LCI) has been named to the “Top 25 Largest LGBT Owned Businesses” in the San Francisco Bay Area by the San Francisco Business Times and the Golden Gate Business Association.  For the first time ever, the San Francisco Business Times ranked the 25 largest lesbian, gay, bisexual […]

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Take Two Parts PR and Mix In One Part Mt. Kilimanjaro

Take Two Parts PR and Mix In One Part Mt. Kilimanjaro: Why I’m Excited to Work with LCI By: Greg Bortkiewicz I recently joined Landis Communications and am thrilled to become a part of the team. After a brief stint working for a digital marketing agency in North Carolina, I’m equally as excited to settle […]

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Spring Cleaning: Taking it to the Office

Spring Cleaning: Taking it to the Office By Emily DiTomo, Vice President Buchanan Public Relations, a PRGN member agency in Philadelphia This post originally appeared on the blog of Buchanan PR, our PRGN affiliate based in Philadelphia. Each year around this time, I get the urge to purge my closets of old clothing, steam clean my carpets […]

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PRGN Adds New Affliliates

  Public Relations Global Network Announces New Affiliates in Turkey and Nashville (USA)   Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) is adding two new agency affiliates to its portfolio. The addition of firms from Nashville, Tenn. and Istanbul, Turkey now brings its global reach to 45 firms worldwide. The induction into the organization was made during PRGN’s […]

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The Carrington College Challenge: Beating a World Record

The Carrington College Challenge: Beating a World Record By Nick Singer, Account Coordinator & Office Manager at LCI  Eighteen Carrington College campuses spanning from Texas to Washington State are preparing to set a Guinness World Record for most blood pressure readings taken in an 8-hour period on May 21, 2015. The magic number is 26,452 recorded […]

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Meet the Media – James Russell, Staff Writer at the Dallas Voice

 Meet the Media – James Russell, Staff Writer at the Dallas Voice What’s your top story for today? I recently covered the Dallas Art Fair for the Dallas Voice’s Instant Tea blog. It’s a nice change from one of my primary beats right now: the Texas Legislature. I also wrote about cremation for a recent print edition. […]

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The Top 5 Reasons PR is a MUST for SEO

The Top 5 Reasons PR is a MUST for SEO Infographic courtesy of Lisa Bishop, senior digital marketing strategist at Mannix Marketing Marketers have long used search enginge optimization (SEO) as a standard tactic to boost client and brand visibility in organic web searches to ultimately drive awareness and traffic to their websites. While the […]

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LCI Tours the San Francisco Chronicle

By Elena Fuhrmann Assistant Account Executive at LCI Last week, Landis Communications Inc. (LCI) took the opportunity to tour the San Francisco Chronicle, the City’s major daily newspaper. Upon learning that the publication periodically offers tours to subscribers, we jumped at the chance to glimpse inside the inner workings of one of the largest and […]

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Meet the Media – Nina Wu, Features Reporter at the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Meet Nina Wu, Features Reporter at the Honolulu Star-Advertiser  1. What’s your top story for today? I just wrote a story about a garden in Ewa Beach, Oahu, that a kumu hula created as a healing place for cancer survivors. She’s a two-time cancer survivor herself. The garden even has a resident pet rooster that […]

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