Monthly Archives: October 2013

Miley Cyrus: PR Dream or Nightmare?

Even if you didn’t watch the 2013 VMAs on MTV, you still knew about Miley Cyrus’ “controversial” and “racy” performance. Miley’s string of questionable behavior  has captured international attention. Then her knack for headlines took off like a rocket the night of the VMAs and flew … Continue reading

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H&M Blends Celebrity + Content + Cause

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‘skins Fans Seeing Red

The NFL’s Washington Redskins faced a major PR crisis this week as none other than the President of the United States called their team name into question. In an interview with the Associated Press last Saturday, President Obama said that … Continue reading

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Quelling Complaints Latest Social Media Tool

With the latest reports of crisis from TGI Friday’s, it is no wonder that forms of social media have ousted emailing as the main form of communication for customer service. The newest customer service crisis belongs to TGI Friday’s. According … Continue reading

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Hobby Lobby Responds to Anti-Semitic Comment

After a controversial post by blogger, Ken Berwitz, about an anti-Semitism comment made by a Hobby Lobby employee, thousands of customers spoke out about the incident. Berwitz explains in his post that when a friend asked why a new store in … Continue reading

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Blackout Silences Twitter

Social media is the way in which many users stay connected. With the help of the trusty smartphone we are one click away from expressing ourselves and learning about the expressions of others. Twitter introduced to us the miraculous hashtag. … Continue reading

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Apple Takes Biggest Bite As Best Brand

After a reign of 13 years, Coca-Cola has been pushed off the throne as the world’s most valuable brand. The report was conducted by Interbrand, a corporate identity and brand consulting company owned by the Omnicom Group that has been … Continue reading

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Pinterest Adds New Value Features

During the last several months, Pinterest has rolled out an array of new features. With the news earlier this month from Business Insider that Pinterest drives nearly 25 percent of all social network-generated e-commerce sales, these changes can’t be ignored. … Continue reading

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CEO Key Asset in Tesla Flareup

Up and coming electric luxury vehicle producer Tesla Motors faced a potential PR disaster last week. While traveling at highway speeds, a Tesla Model S vehicle struck a large metal object that fell off of a truck trailer. The object … Continue reading

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A+F Misfires Harm Brand

Abercrombie and Fitch is no stranger to criticism. Just this year, it made controversial headlines because of the “Look Policy” for employees, discrimination in the workplace , and, of course, targeting only thin customers. Then, in May, this YouTube video of … Continue reading

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