VidAngel Rocks My Planet

The founders of VidAngel are three farm boys from Idaho. The Harmon brothershave participated in and driven some of the most successful and innovative marketing campaigns on the planet earth–and maybe the entire solar system. Orabrush, The Purple, and VidAngel are my favorites. What else could explain attracting a million viewers to a simple marketing video in a week and attracting the best legal team and ‘most hugest’ audience ‘like’ ever! Their work is spoken ...

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A Different Way To Talk About Women In Business

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July 9, 2016, PilmerPR CEO John Pilmer was invited to participate in the New York-based-radio show Leading Ladies. Show host Katie Krahulik takes on issues relating to female entrepreneurs, physicians, politicians, community activists and more.

After viewing John’s article addressing working mothers on Entrepreneur.com, Katie asked him to discuss women in the workforce live on her show.

“We have young, talented, educated women who have so much to give, and now more than ...

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Corporate Social Responsibility: Working with Charities

Corporate social Responsibility is an incredibly important part of your business.  One of the best ways to get involved in your community is to partner with a local charity for an event.  Doing so shows the community that you care about more than money.  Find a charity that supports what you believe in and help them achieve their goals.

Recently PilmerPR helped sponsor a backyard concert for the Blue Haven Foundation.  The Blue Haven Foundation works to help the spouses of law ...

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5 Facets of your Reputation that matter

Facets of Reputation

Your reputation matters.  Everyone knows that.  No matter who you are you need to worry about what the public thinks.  With online reviews and social media it is now easier than ever for an angry consumer to share with the world how bad their experience was with your establishment.  There is no longer a difference between reputation and online reputation.  They are one and the same.  To measure and improve ...

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Four Tips for After the Press


Today’s culture moves on so quickly from one thing to the next that it is nearly impossible to keep the attention of consumers.  Despite these changes, earned media remains one of the most effective ways to convince consumers that your product or service is the best.  If you aren’t careful and effective with your earned media then your sales will spike for a few days and then drop off.  The days ...

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Three Reasons To Talk About Yourself on Earth Day

Taking responsibility for the environmental impact of your business just makes sense. To begin with, a healthy community means a healthy environment for your business to flourish. And – now more than ever – consumers are looking for brands to support that are good global citizens. Beyond that, finding causes that you are passionate about feels great, and that will shine through your brand and help others feel great about your products too.

Earth Day was created more than ...

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Snapchat Lessons Learned From Three Top Brands

Millennials can be difficult for many brands to reach – and if you want to stay in business you need to reach them.  The secret is to go where they are.  According to eMarketer, 71% of people between age 18 and 29 are actively using Snapchat.  This new and rising platform can be an incredibly powerful tool for brands to reach people on a personal level.  Here are some of the top Snapchat brand campaigns ...

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3 Lessons Learned from Awful Social Media Blunders

Social media is great because of its ability to spread a message to millions of people in just mere minutes.  But it’s a double-edged sword that can either hurt or help you.  When used properly it can grow your business exponentially, but when used incorrectly it can destroy your reputation in a heartbeat.  Negativity spreads at least twice as fast as positivity. Don’t become a punch line on late night TV because you messed up a social media campaign. ...

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Top 5 Skills for the Modern PR Professional

In an increasingly online world the skills required for a Public Relations professional have significantly evolved from what they used to be.  We no longer do all of our work in the newspaper and telephone conversations are becoming a thing of yesteryear.  These five skills will help you take your PR from the 1920’s to the future and ensure your success.

  1. Web Skills: With almost half of the world’s population online now it is ...
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How to Succeed Like a Baby Boomer

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and thriving and baby boomers are giving millennials a run for their money when it comes to entrepreneurism. According to Entrepreneur.com’s Peter Daisyme, baby boomers are the most powerful entrepreneurial group in the United States; “The American Dream never ends, and baby boomers are finding that they are in the perfect position to build their own business.” Out of all the reasons why baby boomers make the perfect entrepreneurs, we’ve selected four that we think really ...

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