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Join us for a special webinar on learning the three simple steps to earning publicity for your business. Why does publicity matter? Because a front page story is worth so much more than a front page ad. News stories have credibility and build brands faster than any advertising campaign can. Designed for entrepreneurs, small business…

These are the best of times and the worst of times for PR agencies, but mostly the best of times. On the bright side more organizations than ever are recognizing the importance of good internal and external communications. In short, we’re busy these days working with clients in the private and public sectors helping them…

Retail PR Retailers around the world marvel at how Apple generates so much free publicity over every store opening and product launch. But is it free? Apple spends an inordinate amount of time and money carefully crafting the story it wants to tell. It uses inspiring, fresh design to create visual spectacles that are exciting…

How to have a successful public relations career I’m regularly asked to speak to public relations students to give them a chance to learn about how a PR agency operates. One of the questions I get every time – whether it’s at Red River College or the University of Winnipeg – is this: what skills do…

One afternoon a few weeks ago, an email pinged into my inbox alerting me that a client was subject of a news story in southern Ontario. A regional manager had been interviewed for a local paper. He hadn’t said anything wrong, but he also hadn’t made the most of the opportunity. Also, head office hadn’t known…

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…