SpotterRF provides “Eyes” for Mobile Force Protection Training at Camp Williams

Mobile Force Protection gets new “eyes” from SpotterRF:

TAMPA, FL—SOFIC—May 14, 2013—The United States spends $1.2 million to send one soldier to serve in Afghanistan for one year*. To protect these warfighters, SpotterRF worked with Camp Williams, Utah in recent exercises to train operators on the use of a compact radar system that cost less than $30,000 with only a 3lb battery and ...

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Todd Pedersen of Vivint adds Shark Tank feel to 1st UVEF “Todd’s Top Ten” crowd pitch event

Thanks to Todd Pedersen, Vivint, City of Provo, & the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) for a cool Shark Tank -like event! DAILY HERALD story & VIDEO.

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After the smoke cleared the room, the young entrepreneurial sharpshooters of LunchBox held the coveted UVEF Top Gun trophy in-hand.  Such was the “OK Corral” shootout atmosphere of the first annual “Todd’s Top Ten” crowd pitch event presented by UVEF.

In a room full of investors, entrepreneurs, and over ...

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Children with Autism Benefit from Christmas Party – Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) continues to rise in the collective corporate conscience.  Our public relations firm loves to work with clients that follow PilmerPR rule #1, “First Be Good, Then Talk About It.” A painful memory of how marketing gets ahead of social ...

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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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Osmonds Honored in UVEF Hall of Fame – Public Relations That Has Lasted 50+ Years

 

Public Relations campaigns, at least in this Utah PR firm’s experience, are usually measured in weeks or months. Even CSR PR (corporate social responsibility) campaign plans may forecast only a few years out.

 

Imagine a media relations plan spanning more than five decades. Now think of the volatile entertainment business where one hit wonders abound.  It would be more rare than a photo of Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash singing together. Or, ...

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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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UVEF Top 25 Utah Startups Announced – Entrepreneurs in #1 State for Business

 

When was asked to serve as Communications* Chair on the board for the Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF) in 2005, I had no idea the cool ride I was in for, learning from dynamic start-up entrepreneurs and mentors from across the state. Today, I attended my 8th UVEF Top 25 Under 5 awards. Interesting  to note, when UVEF started its ...

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2012 Women Tech Award Nomination – Wise Public Relations

The best boss I ever had was a woman over public relations when I served on Eric Schmidt’s PR team at Novell. Some of the best entrepreneurs are women-including some great PR clients of PilmerPR.  In my personal hall of fame are Shauna Theobald, Cyd Tetro, Susan Preator, Amy Rees Anderson to name but a few. Who ...

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Disruptive Technology Wins in Public Relations

Some entrepreneurial startups succeed based on incredible customer service (ie. Zappos). Some businesses win based on an expectational marquee player endorsement (ie. Skull Candy & Blender Bottle). Some of the most fun public relations I’ve been involved with has been companies with truly world changing technology, like PilmerPR client SpotterRF.

On December 7, 1941 the U.S. Army at Pearl Harbor Hawaii was just trying out a new ...

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