November 11, 2016

Don’t Fight Urge to Write…with a Pencil

To many, taking long-hand notes with a pen and paper seems outdated. Not to Alison - and not to a recent study that proves it may very well still be the best way to retain knowledge. Click to read the story and Alison's thoughts.
November 10, 2016

Event Marketing and Public Relations for Live Nation

The PRSA Phoenix luncheon yesterday was a huge “hit” (literally) with Danielle Engel, vice president of marketing in the Southwest for Live Nation. I first met Danielle about four years ago with the work that we do with the Ak-Chin Indian Community. At the time we were working on a press event for the renaming of the Ak-Chin Pavilion and I knew right away that Danielle was amazing!
November 8, 2016

Designated Spokesperson

A few episodes into Designated Survivor, Scott found a teaching moment for those who deal with the media. Click the link to get his thoughts.
November 4, 2016

#PRSAICON – Beyond Engagement

Earlier this week, Alison published a post with some of my favorite highlights (and one lowlight) from last week’s PRSA International Conference. Perhaps the only glaring omission from that post was sharing anything from my favorite session of the conference, Mike McDougall’s “Beyond Engagement” breakout. That's because she is doing a deep dive into this session today. Click the link to read all the goodies she learned.
November 1, 2016

From Indianapolis with Love – Recapping #PRSAICON

Last week, Alison had the honor of joining several delegates from PRSA Phoenix – not to mention friends from agencies and brands across the globe – at her first-ever PRSA International Conference. Today, she shares all the best soundbites, advice and lessons learned from the event. Click the link for all the details.
October 27, 2016

Where Do You Get Your News?

An email from MSN showed up in my email recently. What really caught my eye though was when it said "MSN is your place for news." But is it? What is your go-to place for news? [Click below for more]
October 26, 2016

Voting For What?

While HMA has never worked on a political campaign, for good reason, we do encourage our team to vote. But have you seen some of the positions that are up for election? [Click below for more]
October 20, 2016

Don’t Take My Newspaper Away

Earlier this week multiple people in Rachel's circle posted an article from POLITICO Magazine, “What If the Newspaper Industry Made a Colossal Mistake?” on Facebook. As someone who still enjoys reading a physical newspaper, she had to chime in. Click the link to read her thoughts and share your own.
October 13, 2016

Happy Birthday, Abbie – Top 10 List of Great Things About You

Happy Birthday, Abbie! We think you are great! If you all agree, click the link and share your thoughts!
September 21, 2016

What PR Pros Could Learn from Survivor

Alison – a long-time Survivor fan girl – was inspired by PRGN agency partner Buchanan Public Relation’s recent blog post detailing some of the key characteristics shared by successful “Survivor” players and PR professionals. She shares theirs in this link – and adds a few of her own.