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September 28, 2018

Brand Makeovers and PR Pointers

This week featured several major brand makeover announcements as well as some interesting and helpful marketing tips for PR practitioners. Here are some of my favorite finds: Hello Dunkin’, goodbye Donuts – Dunkin’ Donuts made its rebrand official on Tuesday, shrinking its name to just “Dunkin.” Fun fact: the brand had been credited with popularizing the word “donut,” instead of
September 25, 2018

Filtrete Features Oft-Forgotten Handy Home Maintenance Tips

Even the most DIY-savvy homeowners often forget to take care of the tools that help them keep their homes clean, especially vacuums. So our home PR team worked with Filtrete to reach “handy homeowners” with creative influencer, native and display ad content for how to keep their vacuums in tip top shape by changing bags, belts and filters. Creative and
September 21, 2018

Take a Sip and Grab a Seat – Class is Back in Session

Back-to-school season is here, and although it’s been a couple years (OK, maybe a bit more than that for some of us…) since we’ve stepped foot in a classroom, there were plenty of lessons to be learned on online this week. Mad about Glad:Chicago restaurant Giant is one of the hottest tickets in town, so when it hosted an invite-only
September 18, 2018

Talking Shop (Photoshop That Is)

The lines between forms of communication are blurring, and design technology is more accessible than ever with programs like Canva and Photoshop. Consequently, PR and marketing professionals are finding design to become an increasingly necessary skill. Recently, members of our Chicago PR team attended a workshop held by the American Marketing Association which highlighted a few high-level design concepts. Looking for a design refresher? Here