A Chance to Vote on the Next UVU-Themed Car

Voting opened today for the Wolverine iQ Scholarship Competition co-sponsored by Brent Brown Toyota Scion (a PilmerPR client) and Utah Valley University (UVU) Athletics. The finalists are impressive. You can vote on car wrap finalists once per day through Sunday, April 8 on the Brent Brown Toyota Facebook page: Facebook.com/BrentBrownToyota.

Brent Brown Toyota Scion will apply the design with the most votes to a 2012 Scion iQ for UVU Athletics’ use. They will also award the ...

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Brent Brown Toyota Scion Helps UVU Students Pay for Textbooks

Wolverine iQ Scholarship Competition

PilmerPR client Brent Brown Toyota Scion has teamed up with UVU Athletics to host the Wolverine iQ Scholarship Competition for all UVU students. This is a first-of-its-kind scholarship competition, in which UVU students design a school-themed car wrap for a Scion iQ, a sporty new fuel-efficient car geared towards the student consumer. The dealership will award the ...

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Facebook Falls from Grace? I StumbleUpon this News

Social Media a now a key component of a well crafted Public Relations strategy. FIND OUT how the following news should affect your PR plans for 2012.

“According to StatCounter‘s measurements, StumbleUpon has just surpassed Facebook and now delivers more than half of all social media referral traffic in the U.S. StumbleUpon founder and CEO Garrett Camp tweeted the news this afternoon.

Facebook achieved this goal in April of 2010, but StumbleUpon was already well ...

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Hurricane Humless –

We have worked for a month to prepare our client Humless for the PR / News storm created by the first serious hurricane of 2011. As expected in August, Hurricane Irene created a news wave of tsunami proportions.  Below is that news release that was viewed by more than 1200 on Business Wire within the first 4 hours of posting. More than 600 postings of the news have proliferated online, 16 bloggers have passed on the news so far, ...

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What Mark Zuckerberg Says Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Ten thousand students and Utah business leaders gathered in the Brigham Young University Marriott Center arena, today, for the chance to hear from Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg. It was the first college forum event ever for the 26-year-old CEO, who asked to be called just “Mark.” PilmerPR was there to hear his words to Utah entrepreneurs.

He was invited and accompanied by Utah Senator Orrin Hatch who moderated a Q&A, choosing a handful of questions from more than 400 ...

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Innovative "Family Village" Game Featured on KSL's The Browser

A PilmerPR client’s inaugural product, Family Village, is the first Facebook game that enables players to explore their own family tree while building an online game community connecting real families. It was featured on KSL Radio’s The Browser, Wednesday.

Family Village makes ‘hanging out with Family’ cool again. In a Farmville™-like environment, children and adults alike build their village adding houses, businesses, ...

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Playing the Social Media Symphony

social-mediaToo often companies are so eager to jump on the next hot thing that they forget to strategize their approach. This concept is painfully true for businesses of all sizes when it comes to social media. Disjointed, unplanned and poorly executed are too frequently the adjectives that best describe a company’s social media tactics. This causes company “energy leaks” that can be ...

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I Have a Facebook Business Page. Now What?

facebook-logo-150As the popularity of Facebook continues to grow, business owners are trying to figure out how they can capitalize on the more than 300 million Facebook users. With more than 40 million status updates and ten million users becoming fans of business pages each day, there has to be a market for your company.

As a public relations firm, one of the most frequent questions we are ...

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Social Media Explosion – Fad or Strategic PR Tool

PilmerPR works feverishly to “skill up” staff to meet the demands of Social Media as an important component of a well conceived public relations strategy.  And, if there ever was a moving target, Social Media is it! If you are still a doubting Thomas as to why, watch the following video. Then, give us a call and let us help take your company from “zero to hero” through public relations, including well conceived social media.

Social Media Revolution

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Freedom, the Press & Social Media

freedom-of-pressFor centuries, dictators and tyrants have depended on controlling the information consumed by their citizens. Control the propaganda, control the minds of the people. The printing press revolutionized access to information and history shows that empowered people were the result.

Now, Iran’s unrest demonstrates again that communication and information have the power to change the world. Although the regime with big guns may win this round, the Facebook and Twitter empowered youth ...

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