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June 29, 2012

In the Mix…“Secret Millionaire” Viewing Party on Sunday

In June, the LCWA team was charged with creating local buzz for ABC’s July 1st“Secret Millionaire” episode featuring Steve Kaplan.  In just a couple of weeks, the LCWA team secured several interviews, articles and blog posts in Chicago media, all leading to Sunday’s program. We will attend the show’s viewing party to watch the show and support the worthy causes represented
June 29, 2012

Favorite Finds

Fiascoes, folly and fun. This week our tweets rode a rollercoaster of mishaps, controversy and surprises in the social and traditional media spheres. Here’s a recap of our favorite finds: Hold the Dock: In a sly, space saving move, Apple is rumored to have changed the pin-port on its latest iPhone, meaning the new model won’t dock on what you’ve got. 
June 28, 2012

In the Mix…Trex Kicks-Off “Summer Comfort” Sweepstakes

The signs of summer are all around: flowers are blooming, the sun is shining and people are lounging on their decks!  To celebrate the season, and to increase the brand’s Facebook follower base, we worked with Trex to launch the month-long “Summer Comfort” Sweepstakes on June 20.  Just by “liking” the Trex Facebook page and clicking on a special app,
June 26, 2012

Bad Emails and Middle Management Mayhem

Based on the results of the 2012 Work-Related Email Perception Study, it’s mayhem out there for middle managers. Not only are managers stuck between a rock and a hard place on the corporate ladder, they also are stuck between their inboxes and their outboxes.  6,000 Wasted Minutes: Middle managers typically spend 100 hours a year on irrelevant email. Their biggest