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Recipe for a Quick Communications Win? LeHigh Valley IronPigs Just Add Bacon

The minor league baseball team created a big-time buzz with the simple addition of a slice of bacon to their uniforms. | MORE »

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This Blog Post Was Not Subsidized by Amtrak

Amtrak has succeeded recently at creating positive buzz over its new writer residency program, in which it offers writers a free round-trip ride (but no pay) as a sort of mobile writing space. | MORE »

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Case Study: To Promote Its New Burger Patties, Ball Park Spreads the Media Field

Ball Park, which is owned by The Hillshire Brands Co., called on its longtime PR agency MWW to create a PR campaign that would leverage the brand’s equity and carve a new niche among both sports fans and food shoppers. | MORE »

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Under Armour Grabs the Gold in Communications

It’s a model for crisis management: Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank responded to the criticism politely, defended his brand and refused to sling mud back at his detractors.  | MORE »

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Olympian Bode Miller Avoids Weepy Interview Blame Game

Bode Miller’s reaction to his Olympic interview is a classic lesson for brand communicators in dealing a measured response. | MORE »

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When the Event Starts, Plans Can Be Worthless, but Planning is Everything

There are important things to learn from the Olympics about communications—lessons that apply in all kinds of PR initiatives. | MORE »

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In the Heat of a Crisis, Will Your PR Plan Work?

Brands and organizations put so much faith in their written plan that they have difficulty adapting quickly to the inevitable unforeseen events and developments that occur. | MORE »

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5 Storytelling Tips to Make Your Brand More Relatable

Storytelling is a fundamental skill for communicators. Here are some tips to make your messaging shine.  | MORE »

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Case Study: Establishing a Unified Brand for Philips with Smart Marketing, Teamwork and Keeping Things Flexible

Prior to 2013, Philips had 40 brands exhibiting in multiple exhibit spaces at LFI, each heavy with product displays. The new positioning required GES and Philips to produce a single 10,000 square-foot innovative booth to house all previously separated brands. | MORE »

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Don’t Let Testy Interview Devolve Into a Debate About Your Brand

It’s one thing for a top executive to be camera-ready for a media interview and know his talking points cold. It’s another when the reporter has a bone to pick with the executive, has a habit of interrupting the responses and can barely contain his or her hostility toward the brand or organization. | MORE »

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