Are We Too Critical of Brand Social Media?

Posted December 16, 2014 by

In the workplace, I identify myself as a public relations and social media professional. I can’t speak for all social media managers, but when I see a brand’s tweet, Instagram post, or Facebook post go viral (for the wrong reasons), I cringe, have a moment of catharsis, and think, “Thank goodness that wasn’t me.”
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Phil Tucker Joins People Making Good PR as Account Director in Vermont Office

Posted November 24, 2014 by

People Making Good PR™ has hired Phil Tucker as Account Director, a senior position at the public relations agency with offices in Burlington Vt. and Boston Ma. Tucker brings meaningful, agency-side experience to PMG.
Previously, Tucker served as Account Director at Jager Di Paola Kemp Design, working with clients including Burton Snowboards, Giant Bicycle, and ... Read more


You Are, Who You Are, Who You Are

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The following is a guest post from PMG fall intern Haley Brennan. Haley is a junior at Champlain College studying public relations.
As a young professional raised in the age of social media, I have begun to realize all too well how being yourself online can get you in trouble. Thanks to social media, we ... Read more


Millennials: A Better Bet Than You Might Think

Posted November 21, 2014 by

The following is a guest post by PMG fall intern Taylor VanDyke. Taylor is a junior studying public relations at Champlain College.
Selfish. Lazy. Self-centered. Entitled. Unmotivated. Irresponsible. Ladies and gentlemen, may I introduce you to the overall perception of millennials. If I was an employer, I would probably duck and cover when a millennial walked through ... Read more


Some Clef-er Tips to Rock the Industry

Posted November 13, 2014 by

The following is a guest post from PMG fall intern Devan Ashline. Devan is a recent graduate from the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam where he studied music business with a concentration in voice.
Studying music business at The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam has given me tons of insight into ... Read more


Social Media for Social Good: How They CAN Go Hand in Hand

Posted November 11, 2014 by

The following is a guest post from PMG fall intern Caroline Ladd. Caroline is a senior at Champlain College studying business and psychology.
As social media users, we all want to be known as taking part in social good. Its been a trend to share heartwarming videos and stories about organizations that are saving kittens, ... Read more


How Good Ethics Makes Good PR

Posted November 6, 2014 by

The following is a guest post by PMG fall intern Danielle Muzones. Danielle is a junior studying public relations and English at Boston University. In addition to interning at PMG, Danielle directs an account at a student-run PR agency and designs graphics for events.
Let’s be honest: most people don’t associate public relations with ethics. PR professionals ... Read more


Why Your Major Plays a Minor Role in Your Career

Posted November 4, 2014 by

The following is a guest post by PMG fall intern, Callagy Ross. Callagy recently graduated from the University of Vermont with a double major in English and anthropology.
Right now my sister is a sophomore in college and is at a loss as to what she wants to do when she graduates. She sees her older ... Read more


Avoiding #FOMO in PR

Posted September 24, 2014 by

FOMO – or for the newbies, “fear of missing out”. It’s that feeling you get when you can’t make it to a friend’s party…or, you know, when it is fall in Vermont and all you want is a cider donut.
It is also a fear, I think, that PR and social media peeps feel on ... Read more


Radio Interview: Crisis PR for Business

Posted September 12, 2014 by

PMG partner Nicole Ravlin was a guest this week on WDEV’s Mark Johnson Show. Mark invited Nicole on to speak about crisis pubic relations. Does your business have a crisis plan in place? Is your internal PR team prepared for every situation? PReparedness is key for all businesses.

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