leadership

How does a Public Relations firm work?

At the heart of many public relations (PR) firms is what I call a “program” where the new client is placed into a certain approach dictated by the PR company itself and not necessarily designed to fit their needs. It often leads to people asking me: how does a PR firm work? It starts with…

Read More

For Logos Communications 23 is more than just another number

Numbers have meaning, and there is certainly plenty of recent insights into how data (often in the form of numbers) and storytelling go hand in hand. At Logos Communications there are plenty of important numbers – not just our bottom line, how many clients we have, or how many impressions one of our client’s press…

Read More

Measuring is good business

If we’re in business, then we are probably measuring something. It may be our bottom line, number of proposals being written, clicks on our website, or our cost of goods sold. It’s easy to quantify profits, payroll costs and advertising expenses. Gauging the effectiveness of social media efforts is also important and the good news…

Read More

Logos Communications wins prestigious Clarion Awards, continues excellence in communications

Canton-based Logos Communications was recently honored with two awards for excellence in the field of communications by the Association for Women in Communications (AWC). The national Clarion Awards competition is held annually and includes categories for marketing, advertising, writing, photography, graphic design, education materials, digital communications and public relations. Logos was awarded one Clarion for…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

Challenges of networking in a remote world

Networking has its challenges as I’ve written about previously. During this era of virtual meetings, which have flourished during the Covid-19 pandemic, we find ourselves doing more networking than ever by Zoom (or Skype, Facetime, etc.). Despite the advantages these tools have over the telephone (primarily, being able to “see” the other person during the…

Read More

Remote work doesn’t have to feel remote

For 21 years I’ve led a team of what in our pandemic world has been dubbed “remote workers.” I am not a huge fan of that word, since I don’t believe it accurately describes the kind of collaborative work we do. But I do value it as a creative way to deliver great service to…

Read More

Giving thanks to the men in our lives

Leaders come in many shapes and forms with various personalities, strengths and weaknesses. While the same can certainly be said of fathers, there is another underlying aspect to dads everywhere that in some ways is far more powerful than the picture of your average leader. Without trying to sound too awestruck, there is a deep…

Read More