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2012 Platinum PR Awards: Podcast/Videocast

September 15th, 2012 by

Winner: American Chemical Society – Bytesize Science Originally launched in 2010, the Bytesize Science video series—designed to help the public discover chemistry in an educational and entertaining way—was relaunched in 2011 in an effort to gain more… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Marketing Communications

September 15th, 2012 by

Winner: AICPA – ThisWaytoCPA How do you make a 124-year-old organization of certified public accountants sexy to college kids? You create a recruiting Web site that appeals to budding accountants and market the heck out of it—and… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Marketing Communications

September 15th, 2012 by

Winner: AICPA – ThisWaytoCPA How do you make a 124-year-old organization of certified public accountants sexy to college kids? You create a recruiting Web site that appeals to budding accountants and market the heck out… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Marketing Communications

September 15th, 2012 by

Winner: AICPA – ThisWaytoCPA How do you make a 124-year-old organization of certified public accountants sexy to college kids? You create a recruiting Web site that appeals to budding accountants and market the heck out of it—and… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Word of Mouth/Viral 

September 15th, 2012 by

Winner: Marina Maher Communications – Head & Shoulders’ Mane Man Delivers Legendary Results by Scaring ‘Guy’s Guys’ All Over the World  The team at Marina Maher and P&G’s Head & Shoulders joined forces to develop a partnership… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Product Launch

September 15th, 2012 by

Winner: Cone Communications- My Underwear is Cooler Than yours: Jockey Launches Staycool Collection   For the launch of Jockey International’s new Staycool Collection, Cone Communications developed a four-phase approach that included a collection launch, an… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Web Site Marketing

September 15th, 2012 by

Winner: Home Front Communications – Freight Rail Works The Association of American Railroads (AAR) was looking to create an online destination where users could come and learn about the freight rail system. But not just any user,… Continued

2012 Platinum PR Awards: Pro Bono

September 15th, 2012 by

Co-Winner: Georgia Dental Association – Georgia Mission of Mercy Communications Plan  After recognizing a decline in the state-funded dental care safety net for adults in Georgia during the economic recession, a network of dentists took action by… Continued

Beyond Grammar: 7 Essential Elements of Effective PR Writing

September 13th, 2012 by

The In-House Writers’ Andrew Hindes says that while proper grammar is always a must, there are seven other essential elements of good PR writing that help make press materials clearer.

Does Grey Poupon’s Facebook Strategy Cut the Mustard?

September 13th, 2012 by

Grey Poupon may lose a few followers my giving an admissions test to their ‘applicants,’ but the ploy is already getting plenty of attention from the media.