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October 26, 2012

The absence of this year’s annual ranking of PR firms turns up some troubling truths For years, the Philadelphia Business Journal has published a ranking of Philadelphia PR firms by revenue. And for years, our entire staff has looked forward to its annual publication. This year, though, the Business Journal has had enough. Instead of […]

Wow! What a difference four years make. Back then, Sarah Palin was mocked for her “Drill, baby, drill” pro energy development slogan. Last night, we watched as Mitt Romney and President Obama fell over each other to paint themselves as strong advocates of domestic energy development. Romney includes North American energy independence as a cornerstone […]

This post was written by Joe Hassett, Senior Vice President WEBINAR: Learn how to fold social media into your IR program I was just sitting with our social media team reviewing some traffic statistics for a client’s investor relations-focused blog. I was amazed to find that since launching it less than a year ago, their […]

Seven years ago, I had the great fortune of preparing a gifted public speaker for a series of national TV appearances we had lined up for him. The client spent each week of his life speaking before live audiences of 400 and 500 paying attendees. And he never failed to deliver, always captivating audiences before […]

Just over a month ago, on Aug. 23, 2012, Lance Armstrong capitulated. He announced that he would no longer fight the USADA’s charges that he had been doping and taking steroids during his peak riding days. At first, it was shocking, and the day of the announcement, conventional wisdom was that Lance’s reputation was shot, […]