COMPUTERS: Are they becoming more like humans? I have been working a lot lately in some pretty funky technologies — quantum computing, artificial intelligence, machine learning, and other stuff I don’t fully understand, but somehow manage to write about and promote. One of my most brilliant clients, Stephen DeAngelis at Enterra Solutions recently wrote a […]

TRUSTED NEWS: Recent survey finds Fox News most trusted source, MSNBC the least. Outrageous. A sham. Totally biased.  Bad data. Disgraceful. That just might be your response to a recently publicized survey that found Fox News to be the most trusted news source in America, while MSNBC to be the least. In fact, an astounding […]

Perhaps my biggest joy of being in public relations is that every day, I am fortunate to work with a different business that views the world in a unique light and can offer new insights and learnings that I can use to grow as a professional. And then, there are the others. Companies locked in […]

My fascination with Edward Snowden has regrettably brought me no closer to any conclusions on whether this NSA leaker is a patriot or a parasite. In an earlier blog post, I reviewed both Glenn Greenwald and Luke Harding’s books about Snowden and shared some of the troubling inconsistencies in Snowden’s story and the storytelling contained […]

Outside of its people, an enterprise’s most valuable asset is frequently its reputation. Organizations go to great lengths to build a brand that will effectively communicate their value to clients, employees, prospects, investors, and an organization’s other, key constituents. Why, then, do these very same organizations fail to comprehend, plan, or execute effective practices that […]

We’re a little early this year. But with the long, grueling winter, we thought it might be appropriate to offer our summer reading list a bit earlier — the week after Memorial Day. Here’s what we see should top the list of any PR pro’s beach reading this summer: Flash Boys. Concerned that Michael Lewis’ […]

This post was written by Stephen Vujevich, Social Media Account Executive As rumors swirl about the future of Google+, the misguided product linking platform with a social spin, it’s tough to sort through the clutter and focus on the important questions that could affect how many businesses manage their social media efforts.  What will happen […]

So there I was, enjoying a brilliant spring weekend, when Facebook interrupts my feel-good with an onslaught of posts from friends, acquaintances, and colleagues all touting their monumental athletic accomplishment. Here in Philly, where health food is a hoagie with lettuce and tomato and laying on the sofa watching the Eagles is our version of […]

This post was written by Joe Anthony, President of Financial Services This post was originally published on Financial Services Marketing. LinkedIn, for some, is an extension of their professional referral network. A study to be released by Smarsh in May 2014 found that LinkedIn is the digital channel most requested by employees at financial firms. […]

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April 15, 2014

CONTINUOUS NEWS CYCLE: CNN has been running nonstop coverage of the ill-fated flight I get it. I really do. CNN sees an advantage and they’re squeezing it for all its worth. Ratings are up now that the venerable all-news station has decided to change its format to the all Malaysian Air Disaster news channel. But their […]