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22 lessons learned in 22 years

Okay, here is what I have learned over the past 22 years of owning and operating my own company. Discover the work you are passionate about and then do it. If your potential client believes they know more about the services and expertise you provide, then they probably won’t be a good fit as a…

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Do press releases support your SEO?

We all know the power of words, especially action-oriented phrases and words emphasizing results. They can indeed help shape press releases and convey a company and personal brand in a more effective way. One powerful tool that connects your messages and words in a press release (and other content like blogs) is understanding SEO (Search…

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Best practices to increase blog traffic and engagement

Your eloquent, inspirational, educational, and content-laden blog posts and white papers become far more valuable if you ensure that they are SEO (Search Engine Optimization) “friendly” before posting them on your website or other digital sites. Logos Communications has a few practical tips that might assist your efforts to engage readers and increase your blog…

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What it takes to get into Public Relations

Learning, deciding and networking. These describe what someone who wants to get into public relations needs to focus on. I will address each in detail later, but first I would summarize it this way: to work in PR or any communications or marketing role you usually start by following an appropriate education path. Next you…

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Know the power of good communications training

We all need training in this day and age. The world is moving so quickly, technology keeps changing and the tools we use in our day-to-day lives are getting more complex than ever. One of the best ways to combat the overwhelming feeling that this can cause is be up-to-date in one’s knowledge and skill…

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Public Relations versus Advertising

What’s the difference? There are many ways to get an organization’s brand seen by potential clients or prospective employees, whether that brand is a service, a specific product, or even an idea. The many methods, or channels, for communicating, marketing, selling, informing and sharing can sometimes be overwhelming. Whether your company can support a marketing…

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What is a Public Relations Specialist?

The world of business is full of specialists. Just consider the medical or dental fields – the number of highly trained doctors focused on a specific physical aliment or disease can be overwhelming. In the world of communications and marketing, there are special skills associated with business and technical writing, social media, design, advertising and…

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What does a good PR pitch look like?

Despite what some would tell you, the craft of public relations (PR) is alive and well, and in many ways more critical than ever. Gaining visibility through a compelling story presented to local or regional media outlets, is a highly sought-after approach to spreading the word about your brand and company. Many often wonder, though,…

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Market your business with great content

At one time or another we have all wanted to share our expertise, either with a co-worker, a potential customer or even a current client. The desire to share knowledge is hardwired into all of us. That’s why so many people make continuing education a key aspect of their careers. An often-untapped source for marketing…

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Is Public Relations still relevant today?

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As a longstanding public relations (PR) firm, Logos Communications has seen a lot of changes in our business. The very nature of media, media outlets, content, what is news itself, and the 24-hour news cycle, has dramatically affected what we do every day. Those changes often lead to questions from people, “Are press releases still…

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