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Why I Say “Google It” More Than Anything Except “Thank You”

By Sean Dowdall, General Manager & CMO I am constantly surprised that people forget there is nearly always an answer at their fingertips. This is true whether it be colleagues, friends, clients or people you see every day – people such as grocery clerks, waiters, etc. We are all constantly asking questions such as “how […]

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PR in 2017: Where we’re going

By David Landis, LCI President Landis Communications Inc. (LCI) is a proud member of the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN), with 50 agency affiliates around the globe. Our Turkish PR partner, Cinar Ergin of Aristo Communications in Istanbul, asked us the following questions about PR, the future, our President-elect and more. Because it’s the start […]

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Meet the Media – Mary Grauerholz, Freelance Writer and Editor

Mary Grauerholz is a freelance writer and editor. Check out her site at marygrauerholz.com. What’s your top story for today? A style forecast for Ocean Home magazine on the latest design trends for kitchens and baths. I’ve interviewed architects, interior designers, and product innovators across the country. It’s been a lot of fun. Tell us about […]

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What are you thankful for?

By Brianne Miller, Director at Landis Communications The turkey’s on order, Uncle Bert arrives on Wednesday, and you’ve set the DVR for “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Now it’s time to take a few moments and ponder what we’re grateful for in our industry… Top ten things every PR pro is thankful for: 10. Google Alerts […]

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Is the Media Failing Voters?

By Gus Nodal, Senior Account Executive With Election Day just around the corner, we can all agree on one thing about the 2016 presidential race: we have never seen anything quite like this election cycle. With the expansion of news platforms, news media has been incredibly influential with its reporting of the presidential race, by […]

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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 – Laura Dixon, Content Producer at Caring.com

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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