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Month: October 2017

Welcome to Hawkins, Clowns are In, a Record-Breaking Halloween Spend and More

Halloween Lunch Break

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Autumn came just in time to deliver a chilling Halloween. As we say in Hawkins, he likes it cold. And the cold isn’t the only thing creeping its way from the Upside-Down this Halloween. Today’s Halloween Lunch Break is stuffed as full as a trick-or-treat bag with […]

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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 […]

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You’re Already a Genius: Creativity, Systematized

We all are well familiar with the concept of the artist beseeching his muse and waiting for inspiration to strike so he can release a work of pure genius upon the world. But if you ask me, the muse has caused a lot more trouble than help for creatives. When you go from artist to […]

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Facebook Wants to Feed You, New Rules at The New York Times, and Social Media Done Right

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES If the morning commute has been getting you down, try switching up your routine and listening to a podcast. Worth A Listen highlights the latest news in PR and keeps you up to speed on best practices. This week in Lunch Break, we cover Facebook’s newest gimmick, […]

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Two Brains Are Better Than One for Automated Marketing 

Communications professionals know how important email campaigning is—it’s your direct line to your brand’s biggest fans. While internal and external lists and client information grow, our workload does too. That’s why it’s important to harness marketing automation tools, such as MailChimp, that effectively help us reach our target audience.   In recent months, Mailchimp has expanded its offerings into what it’s calling “second-brain” automation services, offering expanded creative tools, user-friendly distribution settings and more.   The email management and automation application […]

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Pumpkin Spice is Back, Turf Wars for AR Space, Dump Your Analytics and More

Lunch Break October 10

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Hello, lunch breakers. If terrifying yourself by watching It isn’t your speed, embrace the autumnal spirit with a little pumpkin spice. Personally, I just watched Mother! and have hit my freaky movie quota for the week, so make it a grande. According to Starbuck’s social media boom, […]

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Twitter Loosens Up, AI in Design, Instagram Polls and the Latest in Science

Lunch Break October 3rd

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES It is a somber Tuesday Lunch Breakers, as flags fly at half-mast and the country tries to process the tragic events that occurred in Las Vegas on Sunday night. With the string of terrible news from Las Vegas, the destruction left in the wake of three hurricanes […]

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