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Boeing Misses Messaging to the MAX

June 3, 2019 - Crisis communications, Marketing, Public relations

There is nothing worse for the leadership of a business than finding out one of your products may be responsible for someone’s death. For Boeing, multiply that by 346, the number of lives lost in two recent crashes involving the company’s 737 MAX 8 passenger…

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Super Bowled Over by This Year’s Ad Rates

January 31, 2017 - Advertising, Marketing, Online marketing, Public relations, Social Media, TV

How much is too much? The cost of a 30-second Super Bowl spot has doubled since 2010, from $2.5 million to $5.5 million for the upcoming game. So clearly, the value of advertising on television’s biggest night is still very much in play. But the…

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2016: The Snapchat Election?

April 21, 2016 - Mobile, Online marketing, Public relations, Social Media, Uncategorized

Tuesday was Primary Day in New York and the Bernie Sanders campaign deployed a special tactic to mobilize young voters: “New York Vote Bernie Today!” Snapchat geofilters featuring a cartoon-character Sanders standing next to Lady Liberty. This is not the first move out of their…

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Guest Post: Life at O’Donnell Agency

April 12, 2016 - Marketing, Public relations, Social Media

By: Hunter Durham, Palm Beach Atlantic University student and American Marketing Association member On March 29th, six Palm Beach Atlantic University Students (PBA), representing PBA’s chapter of the American Marketing Association, found themselves in the company of Carey O’Donnell, the recent winner of the prestigious…

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#ITSJUSTACUP

November 17, 2015 - Advertising, Branding, Graphic design, Marketing, Public relations

Green cup White cup Blue cup RED cup. Old cup New cup. That one had a little star. This one has a plain, solid, boring old bar. Say! What a lot Of cups there are. Yes. Some are red. And some are blue. Some are…

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Ad Blocking Software Makes Publishers Cry and PR Execs Celebrate

October 5, 2015 - Advertising, Marketing, Online marketing, Public relations, Social Media

Digital advertising is the backbone of the web’s economic model. It’s what makes the wheels turn and the electrons fly. So when Apple released their iOS 9 recently in the wake of the launch of Android’s AdBlock browser earlier this year, advertisers started to sweat….

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Pinterest Generates Interest

June 5, 2014 - Marketing, Public relations, Social Media

If you manage a brand or business and you don’t yet have a Pinterest account, drop what you’re doing (after you finish reading my blog post, that is!) and click over to Pinterest.com and register. All set up? Good. According to Shareaholic, Pinterest is the…

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5 Social Media Secrets to Success

April 30, 2014 - Public relations, Social Media

The ever-changing rules for social media are harder to keep up with than the Kardashians. Of course, you’ll actually want to stay abreast of what’s happening in the web world, so we’ve created five tips to help you get noticed and shared. 1. When posting…

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