Honeybee Public Relations & Social Responsibility – Why Should You Care?

Social Responsibility (CSR) Alert: Do you hear the growing buzz about bees in the news? Why should you care? Well, I volunteer to represent this lowly insect for a few minutes. Experts have dramatically cranked up the news volume reporting drastically reduced honeybee populations. This is a growing problem. Following a slow decades long decline in honeybee populations,  2012 ...

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PilmerPR Celebrates 10 Years Delivering Top PR & Marketing Results

PilmerPR Celebrates
Content Marketing among New Services Delivering Results for Emerging Companies

 

SALT LAKE CITY—February 12, 2013—PilmerPR today celebrates 10 years of delivering public relations and marketing success to clients in technology, cleantech, retail, travel, and ecommerce. To mark the occasion, the firm…

“We’ve come a long way, delivering the latest best practice technology and strategy to accelerate client success with very measureable PR and marketing services,” ...

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Vivint’s Todd Pedersen Takes Entrepreneur of the Year at UVEF

Entrepreneurs on Parade – Start-up Extravaganza. Call it what you will but the room was packed to hear winners of this year’s Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) 2012 Awards (press release). Winners were gracious, new products were fascinating, and the comments of entrepreneurial sages generated lots of #UVEF tweets and note taking.

“Dad said, Be the best service provider in the industry and… ...

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#1 Utah Public Relations Holding Steady with Threat of Growing Air Pollution

In the news again with great Public Relations –Provo/Orem #1. Pitney Bowes analyzed 384 metropolitan areas and the Provo-Orem area ranks first on a list of the nation’s fastest-growing metropolitan areas and will remain that way for the next five years. 2012 to 2017 Provo-Orem’s population is projected to add nearly 11,000 new households, or 7.4 percent at an annual rate ...

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Sandy Storm Triggers Crisis Management Plan / PR – Donate to Red Cross

What public relations entity has the media relations influence, the green pr prowess, the

social media PR moxie, and the connections in crisis management planning to garner 4M Twitter hits (in 24 hours leading up to impact), shut down Broadway and the world’s largest stock exchange, cancel 15,000 flights at major airports, garner more media ...

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Environmental PR – New Client – Fish, all of them!

Environmental PR Primer:

Quick! What’s rising faster than the cost of healthcare? If you said fish prices, you could be right. Rising 8-20% per year, seafood costs are out of control. So, I volunteer to do a little public relations for the fish, some Green PR , if you will.

Here’s a sampling what is fast become unaffordable for the average consumer from my local grocer this week:

Price/lb.

$17.99     Ahi Tuna    

$13.99     Ono

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MultiLing Panel on International Business

My time was well spent attending the MultiLing Multicultural Celebration. Our recent international PR work on cleantech issues for Ukraine and Singapore makes this topic timely for PilmerPR . A distinguished panel of experts offered many valuable insights on doing business internationally. Here are some of their comments “in the raw.”

 

Panelists:

Brian Chandler:   MultiLing

Localization and translation is key to international success. Think global right ...

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Where is Green PR Going – Who Defines It? What is Green Sucess?

In Public Relations and communications words matter. This may seem self evident, yet, we see huge differences of opinion and great chasms open, due to vast variation of definition. Take the the term “healthcare tax” for example. The fist fight over definition on this one went through the Supreme Court and still enters “extra rounds” as the Obama Administration tries still ...

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Which Avenger is the Best Entrepreneur? Best PR client?

Which Avenger is the most entrepreneurial? I vote Tony Stark. He brings hot products to market.  Although, in my public relations work, I would likely most want to represent Captain America.  Perhaps he’s less of a wild child and a better role model than Tony. Although the Hulk has that whole Green PR angle. The whole group collectively has a real social responsibility (CSR) thing goin’ on, don’t you think?

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Earth Day – Hats off to People Helping People

The so-called “Triple Bottom Line” of Green, which I first heard years back from Vinod Khosla, is People-Planet-Profits. On Earth Day, we focus most of our attention on the Planet component. However, this year I would like to step outside the box to remind us of the People component of Green.

The story goes, in many religions, that a man named Adam was ...

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