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AP What? – Tips and Tricks to conquer AP Style

»Posted by on Jul 13 2017

For most people, this may be the first time you're hearing of such a thing as AP style. Not to be confused with other, more popular, styles such as APA or MLA, AP is unique to the journalism and PR fields. It makes sure we're all literally speaking the same language in the fast paced news world. A press release for immediate distribution won't slow anybody down and can be immediately sent without adjusting grammar and other common word formatting. However with an uncommon writing style comes ...

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Dangers of Do It Yourself Public Relations

»Posted by on Jun 26 2017

The public relations field is very significant because it decides your reputation as a company. One little mistake can destroy your reputation. Some believe that its more cost effective to “DIY” or do it yourself. This is where many companies take a wrong turn. Would you trust a chef to do an electricians job? Probably not. The same goes with public relations, it’s smarter to go with a trained professional, rather than someone who is new or not well informed. You do not want to put your co...

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Diffusion Pharmaceuticals Tackles Big Pharma on Recalculating

»Posted by on Jun 21 2017

It’s a tale as old as time, from David and Goliath to the current battle between Diffusion Pharmaceuticals and “The Big Guys.” Recently, The Publicity Agency’s client Diffusion Pharmaceuticals had its co-founder and chief science officer, John Gainer, on the Recalculating business talk show to tell their story. Gainer discusses what it’s like being a small business in an industry many wouldn’t dare try to compete in. He also shares his journey from a University of Virginia professor ...

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Finding the Right Public Relations Agency

»Posted by on Jun 12 2017

Public relations is a deceptively large field. At its core is the requirement that practitioners communicate on behalf of a brand, company or general group of people to a specific audience. It’s a tool for building relationships. What many don’t realize is there is no “one size fits all.” If you’re suffering from an ear ache, you don’t go to a foot doctor and chalk it up to “well, they’re both doctors, right?” Like medicine, technology and a number of other popular fields, p...

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Crisis for GOP: Republicans would rather lose White House than the heart and soul of the Party

»Posted by on May 11 2016

If you're confused about what is going on right now with the Republican primary and prominent leadership like Speaker of the House Paul Ryan refusing to support Donald Trump, here's my analysis. Donald Trump may call himself a Republican, but the Republican Party leadership see him as an independent or a renegade. If that is true, then he is not, by definition, a true Republican. Being a true Republican, in the mind of Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, former GOP nominee Mitt Romney, Sen. L...

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Actor Drake Bell’s reputation takes a hit following DUI arrest

»Posted by on Dec 24 2015

It's all over the entertainment headlines and unavoidable on social media timelines: Drake Bell, best known from the Nickelodeon TV series "Drake & Josh," arrested in Glendale, Calif. on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI). It happened, coincidentally, just a few miles from where I am writing this now. Glendale police say the 29-year-old actor and musician was pulled over Christmas week by police at 2:20 A.M. after they saw him stopped at a red light and then beginning to s...

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