November 14, 2017
Creativity

Cultivating Creativity

Ragan’s PR Daily recently published a post on four methods to jolt communications creativity. Available here, it details how lateral thinking, perspective shift, concept porting (taking […]
October 31, 2017
public relations

Back to the Future?

As Star Trek sometimes did, The Orville delights in making thinly veiled social commentary via its plotlines. Last week’s episode hit especially home for me – and should for anyone working in digital communications, or perhaps even politics.
October 27, 2017
public relations

Public Relations is not Advertising…or Marketing

Rarely a day goes by without someone mistaking my job in strategic communications and public relations with advertising and/or marketing. I’ve used about a dozen metaphors and stories over the years to explain the difference, but recently came across my new favorite!
October 17, 2017
No (Communications) Excuses

No (Communications) Excuses

The advice Alison learned from Gloria Feldt at a women's leadership event last week is also good advice for people who are building their brands. [Click below for more]
October 4, 2017
Gloria Feldt & Guests Group Photo - HMA Public Relations

Take the Lead

Twice a year, two of ASU’s Centers gather ASU female-led centers with other local female leaders to share best practices and network. Yesterday's speaker was former president and CEO of Planned Parenthood Federation Gloria Feldt, who today serves as president of Take the Lead Women. [Click below for more]
September 11, 2017
Christian Brabec

#MediaMonday – Christian Brabec

Christian Brabec is somewhat new to the Phoenix culinary scene but is certainly making his mark with his Instagram page, Eat.The.Plate. [Click below for more]
September 8, 2017
Copper Anvils

2017 PRSA Phoenix Copper Anvils Showcase Best in PR Past, Present and Future

The PRSA Phoenix chapter celebrated the 2017 Copper Anvils last night and what a time we had! Congratulations to all of this year's Copper Anvil honorees! [Click below for more]
August 29, 2017
Rocky Mountain Emmy Nominations

Rocky Mountain Emmy Nominations Announced

Last night, the best in the broadcast industry were honored at the Rocky Mountain Emmy Nominations Parties. Check out the full list of the 2017 nominees! [Click below for more]
August 21, 2017
#MediaMonday - Laura Piu

#MediaMonday – Lara Piu

Today's #MediaMonday spotlight is on Laura Piu, a PR and marketing guru turned full-time writer who contributes to a number of local publications. [Click below for more]
August 15, 2017
Grammar Lesson

Game of Thrones Grammar Lesson

The best recurring joke in the hit series, Game of Thrones, is about grammar - go figure! And Alison, self-proclaimed GOT and grammar nerd, couldn't be more tickled by this. [Click below for more]