What is…Wednesday

November 14, 2018

What is the expectation economy?

When we agree to pay money for something, we have certain expectations.  It could be related to the quality of the product or more importantly today, […]
November 7, 2018

Effective Proactive Communications

HMA Public Relations recently completed a successful proactive communications project for a land developer.  We held a public town hall-type event in which relevant information from […]
November 22, 2017
Carl Jung Quote - HMA PR

The Public Relations of 40

  Yesterday I turned 40 and as I was at lunch having lunch (tacos for #TacoTuesday of course) with one of my good friends we were […]
April 19, 2017
NFL Broncos Player - HMA Public Relations

What is Pressure?

With next month being Mental Health Month, Scott thought it would be useful to put together a post about pressure--what is it? [Click below for more]
February 15, 2017

What is Wednesday…Informal Media Meetings

Last week, Abbie had a great blog post about how to have a successful deskside media tour. Alison expands on one of her other suggestions – informal media meetings. To her, an informal media meeting is very different from a deskside media tour.
February 8, 2017

What is Wednesday…Deskside Media Tours

Yes! Deskside media tours, also called media meetings, are still around and they're still effective. Read some tips from Abbie on how to make the most of them in today's post. [Click below for more]
November 2, 2016

“What is” Wednesday – What is Public Relations?

While on Facebook the other day, Abbie caught a status update from The Museum of Public Relations. Recently they posted a link to one of the first brochures PRSA produced to help clarify what public relations was at the time. This was 1948 and was one of PRSA’s first efforts to create a definition that the industry could agree on. And here we are nearly 70 years later and we’re still trying to create a definition that the industry can agree on. Click the link to read some of Abbie’s favorite definitions.
April 1, 2015

LAMSTAIH

Growing up, the adage “Silence is Golden” drove me insane. While I understand the importance of keeping one’s mouth shut during movies and when tempted to […]
June 25, 2014

“What is Wednesday”… What is the best blog?

As some of you may know, our fantastic blog is in the running for Arizona Foothills Battle of the Blogs contest.  We are striving to be […]
February 19, 2014

“What is…” Wednesday – What is PR… according to reality T.V.?

As PR pros, we are constantly asked, what is PR? What do you actually do? We have answered that question in a few blogs the over […]