Seven-Step Guide to Up Your Corporate Social Responsibility Game

In the midst of the holiday season, many companies take the time to give back, strengthen employee bonds and connect with the community in a meaningful way. Corporate social responsibility should be a topic of conversation year round, but the holiday season is a great place to begin.

Corporate social responsibility speaks to a company’s reputation—the culture, employees and business model. The impact that CSR can have on a company’s reputation is huge. The engagement of employees, the company culture influence, ...

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Veterans Day – Thanks Dad

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Happy Veterans Day!

While the BBQ is grilling and the children frolic in the sprinkler, let us remember.

My father served as a US Navy pilot from 1945-1970. In WWII, Korea, Cuban Missile Crisis, Vietnam. Thanks to him and all like him who gave and gave so we might be free. Let us be wise with that freedom.

When I see the flag raised or draped over a coffin, I remember. I hope we all remember

Ever since I heard it at my father’s ...

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Father’s Day – Dad Still Matters

Father’s Day was a great “daddy payday” for me. All three of my grown children reached out to me in meaningful ways.  I hope to always say I’m an “all in” dad. Of all the public stuff around the holiday, this video warms my heart.  In a day when half of all babies are born into single mother environments, I for one say Dad’s still matter. Thanks for showing up Dad!

 

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Obama vs Romney Social Video- What it Communicates

In a previous blog, I shared some thoughts about the important role Social Media plays in this year’s presidential election. As I noted, Mr Obama has a proven track record of swaying voters in mass with viral “new media.”

In PilmerPR‘s work for emerging companies, we counsel clients on best-of-class social media tactics proven to build community, get the word out, and ultimately attract prospects to the sales funnel. Business Wire has previously stated that even a ...

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Entrepreneur Student & Classmates vs. Leukemia

One of the brightest, most engaged UVU students in my Saturday Entrepreneurship class is Jose Padilla. A naturalized US citizen working the American Dream, he never missed a class until life turned on-a-dime mid-term. Here’s his story and how my brilliant class seeks to make a difference for Jose and others like him by Giving-A-Dime (www.GivingADime.org)

Story on KSL radio

Story in the Daily Herald.

UVU Press Relase

Facebook Page

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Lottery vs. Entrepreneur – Same Risk?

The mega lottery media tsunami is back and bigger than ever with more than half a billion $dollars$ riding on the Mega Millions wave. Proponents of the lottery system might say this is a perfect way to raise state revenue. It’s voluntary unlike other forms of tax. Opponents might say the lottery is a fool’s game, preying on those least likely ...

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Did Kisstixx "Nail It" w Mark Cuban on Shark Tank? – Paul Ahlstrom Chimes in

Want the same Public Relations awesome we gave Kisstixx founders?

On March 2nd I was with friends of Kisstixx founders Dallas and Mike for the big reveal of their appearance on Shark Tank on ABC TV.  300+ showed up for the party complete with refreshment, even gummy sharks, ...

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Pilmer to Discuss CSR and Green PR at MiaGreen 2011

MiaGreen Expo and ConferenceNext Thursday, environmentally-friendly businesses, leaders and publications from around the world will converge in Miami Beach for the MiaGreen Expo Conference (March 3-4). The event coordinators asked that PilmerPR President John Pilmer present on the need for outstanding Green PR and CSR PR to the attendees.

His presentation, “Standing Out in a Sea of Green: Reaching Stakeholders through Effective Public Relations,” will help ...

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Launch Your Business with "Lean Startup PR and Marketing"

As the economy recovers, entrepreneurs are launching their next great venture. But finances are still tight. By the time entrepreneurs like you pay for a web developer, SEO service, ad agency, media monitoring service, a handful of social media services,  and a PR firm, there is little left for the business itself. PilmerPR is helping solve the problem by introducing our comprehensive “Lean Startup PR and Marketing” service.

Lean Startup PR and Marketing combines the following services with a single ...

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Pilmer's "Green Spin" Featured on Utah Public Radio

It is not too often a self-published book is featured for an entire hour on 33 radio stations, covering a state. Yet that is what PilmerPR was able to achieve  for Green Spin, a new tech-thriller novel by John Pilmer.

Tom Williams, host of Utah Public Radio’s “Access Utah,” received a copy of the book, and decided to devote the entire hour-long program to its content.

The program covered many fascinating aspects of ...

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