“Little Giant” Hal Wing Inducted into UVEF Hall of Fame

The Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) will induct Hal Wing of Little Giant Ladder into its UVEF Hall of Fame tonight at the Provo Novell Campus. Inductees represent individuals and organizations with an enduring legacy of entrepreneurial excellence.

Hal Wing, a Utah native, is known globally as the founder of Wing Enterprises, creator of “The Little Giant Ladder System.” Wing’s entrepreneurship was inspired by a German ladder prototype in the 1970s. He brought the ...

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Does PilmerPR Practice What it Preaches?

Those who follow PilmerPR know we place an emphasis on social responsibility, including Green PR. We were recently recognized by the U.S. State Department and Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy as one of the foremost experts in environmental communications. Other awards have spoken to our work, as well.

But what do you think?

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Ukrainian Leaders Ask PilmerPR for Tips on Green PR

PilmerPR announced founder John Pilmer met today with Ukrainian government and energy leaders to offer insights into the energy communications challenges facing  that country. Hosted by the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy (UCCD) and as part of the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), the visitors are traveling to Utah to examine “Energy Efficiency at the Federal, State and Local ...

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Is the EPA's 40th Anniversary Celebration "Green"?

We received an announcement, the other day, from Scott at Eco Active America:

I am pleased to announce that we will be having the EPA’s 40th Anniversary Celebration and Award Event on December 2nd at Club Nokia. We will have celebrities, famous musicians presenting awards and playing music throughout the event. We would love to have your company be part of this event. This is an event not to be missed.

The e-mail goes on to explain why ...

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Super Salmon – Jurassic Park Freak Fish???

My friend and comedian Johnny Biscuit has a very funny skit where he talks about which animals we eat vs which animals we make into pets. One line from that monologue goes something like: “People whine about all those dolphins caught in the tuna nets…what about all the tuna in the tuna nets?!” I love Johnny B, but I share that to make a point about this week’s news ...

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Corporate Responsibility on Tap when Pilmer Speaks at Crunch Lunch

[Video of 5 minute presentation in production – posted soon]

SALT LAKE CITY—September 9, 2010—PilmerPR today announced founder John Pilmer will speak today at the UVEF Crunch Lunch event on the subject of “Corporate Responsibility – From the Ground Up,” starting at noon at the Provo Novell campus. The event is open to the public.

“80% of the world’s large companies now produce Corporate Responsibility ...

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Washington Post on PR Pop

Ellen McCarthy, talented writer for the Washington Post, recently published an article that got my attention big time. It discussed the power of Pop in today’s new media world. This article offers application for  strategic public relations. In this video, John discusses the power of PR Pop, especially in the world of Social Media.

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Acronyms Everywhere – Do They Communicate?

I’ve worked a bunch in the technology field, so I’m used to seeing acronyms thrown around like toy footballs from cheerleaders in a college stadium at the season opener. Other industries use them as well. The military has a ton of them. As a Public Relations firm, we constantly remind clients to talk in “people talk” without the use of acronyms, unless they are ubiquitous ...

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CSR Optional – NOT!

This article found in UK-based Press & Journal makes me crazy. First, it speaks to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as if it’s another marketing program that may or may not get budget this next year. Then, it tries to position the support of athletes aspiring for professional positions as somehow a higher calling in life for the planet and it’s people. Now, support the advancement ...

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