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PR, Uncategorized

May 20, 2010

Don’t Insult Your Customer

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Customer relations and public relations are very, very similar.  Really, the only difference is that PR is meant

to reach a general population, whereas in customer relations, the population has greater definition – your customers!
The core mission of both is to keep your audience engaged, informed and happy.
Recently, I had dinner at one of my all-time [...]

PR, Social Media

February 12, 2010


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Don’t know about HAPPO?  Click here!
Calling all Washington, DC, (and Maryland and Virginia) PR pros, agencies, and job-seekers!
With a MAJOR thanks to Amanda Miller Littlejohn and Margie Newman we are proud to announce:
The First Ever DC HAPPO HOUR!!
Margie was very kind to allow us to join in with the DC Flacks February Meetup event [...]

Pop Culture, TV and Movies, youtube

February 10, 2010

Winter Weather – El Nino?

Tags: chris farley, , el nino, snl, snomg, washington dc, weather, winter

Several reports have linked the current weather pattern that has dumped over 50 inches of snow over parts of the Mid Atlantic region to a familiar enemy…EL NINO!!!
Do you remember El Nino?


February 8, 2010

Mike and Marisa Digging Out After the Snow

Tags: columbia heights, , snomg, snow, snowmaggedon, snowpocalypse2, washington dc

After a record-setting storm dumped over 30 inches in and around Washington, DC., my beautiful wife and I attempted to dig our car out of our back alley driveway.  The results?  Well…see for yourself…


February 5, 2010

Friday Night #Snowpocalypse2 – 10:20pm

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#Snowpocalypse2 Update

Tags: columbia heights, , snomg, snow, snowpocalypse2, washington dc, winter weather

Looking LIVE at DC’s #Snowpocalypse2 in my front yard in Columbia Heights!

PR, Uncategorized

December 22, 2009

PR Buzz – 5 Customer Service Lessons

Tags: customer service, , , PR advice, , washington dc

Customer service is the center of business.  Treat your customers well and they will be happy, thus, in theory, become repeat and loyal customers.
Sounds fairly basic, right?
And yet, here I am, waiting for the DC Water Authority…for a second straight day.  Let me timeline this out for you, and hopefully give businesses a how-not on [...]