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Author: Adam Yosim

Winter Olympics Ads, Facebook’s Popularity Problem, Facebook Live Secrets, And More

Winter Olympics Ads, Facebook’s Popularity Problem, Facebook Live Secrets, And More

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES  Happy Tuesday, Lunch Breakers. We’re enjoying the brief reprieve from the blustery cold with back-to-back days in the 70s! Let’s not think too much about still having four more weeks of winter left, according to Punxsutawney Phil’s previous prognostication. In this week’s edition, we cover brand recognition… Continue Reading Winter Olympics Ads, Facebook’s Popularity Problem, Facebook Live Secrets, And More

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Super Bowl Ad Preview, Combatting the #TidePodChallenge, 2017 Social Media by the Numbers, And More

Super Bowl Ad Preview, Combatting the #TidePodChallenge, 2017 Social Media by the Numbers, And More

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Happy Tuesday, Lunch Breakers! The Super Bowl LII stage is set with the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots giving football fans a rematch of Super Bowl XXXIX. If you want to take a trip in the way back machine, check out Ad Age’s Super Bowl commercial archives from that 2005… Continue Reading Super Bowl Ad Preview, Combatting the #TidePodChallenge, 2017 Social Media by the Numbers, And More

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Public Relations Resolutions, Predictions, Improving Agency Content, And More

Lunch Break December 19

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Happy Tuesday, Lunch Breakers. The mad dash is on to get those last-minute stocking stuffers before Christmas. There’s also time to fry up a final batch of latkes before Hanukkah ends Wednesday. In this week’s edition, we’re looking both backward and forward with communications resolutions and predictions,… Continue Reading Public Relations Resolutions, Predictions, Improving Agency Content, And More

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McDonald’s Supersized Social Media Fail, Comms Tips for 2018, A Brew-tiful journey to Mars, and more

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QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Happy Tuesday, Lunch Breakers. It’s back to work, following all the talk of turkey and tryptophan, debates over stuffing vs. dressing, and getting those sweet deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. In this week’s edition, we bring you McDonald’s unfinished business on Black Friday, how to… Continue Reading McDonald’s Supersized Social Media Fail, Comms Tips for 2018, A Brew-tiful journey to Mars, and more

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PR Nightmares Don’t Wait For Halloween, The bomb-sniffing dog that couldn’t, and more

Lunch Break Oct. 24

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Happy Tuesday, Lunch Breakers. You have exactly one week to procure that original Halloween costume on the cheap. If you want to go with popular opinion, check out Google’s Frightgeist which tracks the most popular costume searches nationwide and in your city. (Spoiler alert: Wonder Woman is… Continue Reading PR Nightmares Don’t Wait For Halloween, The bomb-sniffing dog that couldn’t, and more

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A must-read cease-and-desist, Why did the fried chicken listen to a cassette tape, and more

Lunch Break September 26

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Happy Tuesday, Lunch Breakers. We’re a month away from the Season 2 Premiere of Netflix’s Stranger Things. In this week’s Lunch Break, Netflix gets rave reviews for the award-winning sci-fi show’s cease-and-desist letter, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is now in the ad business, why KFC loaded GPS… Continue Reading A must-read cease-and-desist, Why did the fried chicken listen to a cassette tape, and more

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The Eclipse is Hot, Podcasts for All, An Influencer Wake-Up Call

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QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Happy Tuesday, Lunch Breakers. We’re T-minus six days until liftoff. And by liftoff, we mean the Total Solar Eclipse that will block out the sun across parts of the United States from Oregon to South Carolina next Monday. In today’s lunch break, we’ll explain how the eclipse… Continue Reading The Eclipse is Hot, Podcasts for All, An Influencer Wake-Up Call

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Winter Is Here with PR Lessons, Customer Service Chatbots and the Emboldenment Effect

Lunch Break: July 18

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Happy Tuesday, Lunch Breakers! By now, if you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you’ve had plenty of time to digest the Season 7 premiere. No spoilers in this post—this author is still seven seasons and a couple of Ed Sheeran albums behind. Speaking of GoT, in this… Continue Reading Winter Is Here with PR Lessons, Customer Service Chatbots and the Emboldenment Effect

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Pitching a story cold? Try changing the subject (line).

Changing the Subject (Line)

As a local TV reporter, my inbox, along with all my other colleagues in the newsroom, was ever expanding by the minute. 10 percent internal e-mails from sources, assignment desk and the news director. The rest was filled with dozens of account executives and publicists trying to entice me with the “news” of their client’s… Continue Reading Pitching a story cold? Try changing the subject (line).

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An Online Easter Egg Hunt, The Redskins Fumble, Navigating Uber’s Twists

Lunch Break: April 17

Quick PR Reads You Can Tackle Between Bites It’s already been an eventful week following the 121st Boston Marathon and the 139th White House Easter Egg Roll. If you didn’t make it to the Presidential lawn yourself, we have a rundown on a different kind of sweet features for you to hunt—online, that is. We’re… Continue Reading An Online Easter Egg Hunt, The Redskins Fumble, Navigating Uber’s Twists

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