October 31, 2017
Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down

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 Services at HMA PR

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 26, 2017
customer service

Those Customer Service Skills Really Do Come in Handy

Like many of you, my first job when I turned 16 was working retail. I learned a lot of valuable lessons during my customer service days.
October 13, 2017
“I Don’t Know What to Write About”

The “I Don’t Know What to Write About” Blog Post

Writer's block - we've all been there. In addition to having a number of PR resources to pull from, Bre has some tricks she uses to get out of these ruts.. [Click below for more]
October 6, 2017
Phoenix Business Journal's Corporate Philanthropy Awards - HMA Public Relations

The Phoenix Business Journal’s Corporate Philanthropy Awards

Bre attended the Phoenix Business Journal's Corporate Philanthropy awards yesterday with one of HMA's clients. It was a fabulous event all around! [Click below for more]
October 5, 2017
Car Crashed - HMA Public Relations

PR For Random Facts We Should Know

There are countless random facts out there that we probably all should know but don't. Check out a few that have recently caught Rachel's attention. [Click below for more]
September 27, 2017
Apps for PR Pros

3 Apps for PR Pros

Turns out that the top apps for business owners are also great apps for PR pros to use! Do you currently use any of these? [Click below for more]
September 19, 2017
football

More Direct Connections Expected During NFL Season

At the end of the regular football season last year, I wrote a post about the changes the NFL was making to its social media policy.  […]
September 15, 2017
iPhone X

The iPhone “Fail” Heard ‘Round the World

If you’ve been following the launch of Apple’s new iPhone X (pronounced “iPhone ten”) like I have, you may have caught wind that the first public […]
September 14, 2017
Top PR Pros

Do You Have The Five Key Traits of a Top PR Pro?

Rachel came across an interesting PR Daily article that lists the five key traits that all stellar PR pros need to have. Can you think of any more to add? [Click below for more]