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Thank you to IABC Manitoba for inviting me to speak to them today about crisis communications. We’ve helped a number of our clients through difficult crises over the years – from floods to fires and bomb threats. We have also helped craft and draft crisis communications plans and protocols. It’s important that you take some…

I’ve been thinking quite a bit about public consultations lately. No surprise there as we were recently asked to be the PR partner for a bid to handle the public and media relations for a major consultation. We have had the opportunity to work on a few consultations in the past. We helped the Fort…

Communications and public relations is most often about solving problems. That’s what we do. We solve our clients’ problems all day, every day. If you need people to understand a new line of business, we figure out a way to make that happen. If you fear that public opinion and government policy is swaying in a…

We’re excited to be working with Hy’s Steakhouse and Cocktail Bar here in Winnipeg to help the iconic restaurant promote its 60th anniversary. They’ve created this great contest (see below) where you could win dinner for your friends or family worth up to $1,500! Hy’s Steakhouse marks 60th anniversary with “Celebrate with Hy’s” contest Hy’s…

Sometimes it doesn’t matter if they spell your name right. The publicity just hurts. We occasionally get a call from a business or an individual who feels they’ve been wronged by the media. A story was written about them and they’re angry. In some cases, they’re mad about the general tone of the story, maybe a…

We’ve been lucky to be working lately with the great people at ComFree Commonsense Network to help them publicize their services. The for-sale-by-owner company recently converted to a licensed real estate broker. We helped them get nearly blanket coverage in Winnipeg media for that launch in March and have helped them sustain media attention since…

We do a lot of different things for our clients from writing content and managing social media to preparing road shows and public town halls, but more often our clients come to us seeking positive publicity. That’s not always an easy thing to generate, but we have years of experience working in newsrooms and on the…

Physiciansforthefuture.ca   An issue arises in your community so you and other like-minded people spontaneously gather in hopes of quickly influencing the direction you feel the issue should take. It impacts you deeply and you have a lot to say on the matter. But to whom? And how? There’s a lot of work that goes into…

Congratulations to our client Frontiers North Adventures on announcing that one of its Tundra Buggies is on permanent display at Henry Vilas Zoo in Madison, Wisconsin. We helped publicize the news with a press release. Here’s a link to Frontiers North’s blog post about the news. Here’s what the Metro Winnipeg newspaper wrote about it….

The best performances are the ones that look unrehearsed. That goes for comedy, drama and media interviews. Like stage actors, the best interview subjects have taken the time to practice with media training. Unfortunately, there’s a perception that anyone who takes media training is just learning how to become a better liar. This accusation is often leveled at…