Top 6 Signs Your PR Firm is Failing You

Top 6 Signs Your PR Firm is Failing You
I’ve been around the ‘PR block.’ I’ve worked in a communications and public relations capacity in a variety of industries, building tremendous wealth and results: television, hi-tech, environmental, state and federal governments. With service from a junior to a SVP, I’ve hired a number of PR firms, fired a few more, worked at a couple, and operate one with great success.... Read More

Three Reasons Public Relations Agencies Charge Retainer Hours

Fees for pubic relations services just might be the most examined – and complained about – part of a PR professional services agreement, especially when considering retainer hours. This reality is more prevalent in AOR, or Agency of Record, agreements. While we PR practitioners always expect to be paid, we must not forget our clients expect to know what they’re... Read More

CCPH: A Tough-as-Nails Process, But an Amazing Credential

In my years of work at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH), I always measured results in improved health outcomes. Simply put, a measurable improvement in the health of our state, for me, constituted success in our work involving social marketing, communications, stakeholder engagement and outreach. And, as I’ve noted in this blog before, we saw many improvements, many successes... Read More

Giving Thanks to my DPH Team

This Thanksgiving, I give thanks to my DPH team and the unbelievable results in telling the story of our Georgia Department of Public Health What might be "all in a day's work" for enormous PR firms, might just be monumental within the Division of Communications at the Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH). Our team serves as the department’s in-house,... Read More

DPH Social Media Earn National Ranking

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has one of the best social media footprints of any state health department in the U.S., according to a new analysis., a public health education advocacy group, included DPH on its list of the Top 45 Most Social Media Friendly State Health Departments for 2013. The department ranks 17th with an overall... Read More

Client Wins Prestigious PRSA Silver Anvil Award

The National Peanut Board (NPB) received the Public Relations Society of America’s (PRSA) prestigious Silver Anvil Award for its work in “quickly and effectively responding to last year’s salmonella recall by educating consumers and the media and restoring trust in USA-grown peanuts and peanut products,” said NPB President and Managing Director Raffaela Marie Fenn. The NPB entry brought the top... Read More

Introducing Exclusive Voice-Over Talent

RD|PR announces a new partnership with voice-over artist Dakota LaCroix, allowing clients unfettered access to one of America's most convincing voices.  "I've known Dakota for years, turned to him many times, and am continually amazed at the results," Ryan Deal said.  "His voice is clear, convincing and cuts through the ordinary sound in traditional media today." Clear, resonant and extremely variable,... Read More