Tag: public relations

The Not-So Hidden Problems with Twitter’s New Hidden Replies Feature

On Sept. 19, 2019, Twitter announced the U.S. rollout of its newest feature: Hidden Replies. Billed by the social media platform as a mechanism to control users’ conversations and limit hate speech, the feature essentially works like a worn-out eraser for messy replies users want to remove from their Twitter threads. Of course, when you […]

Thoughts From VidCon (Part 1): Avoiding the Trap of Influencer Marketing

Thoughts From VidCon Part 1: Avoiding the Trap of Influencer Marketing  Authors note:  In July, I was among the lucky few (thousands!) of professionals to descend upon Anaheim, California for the 10th annual VidCon. VidCon is “the world’s largest celebration of online video and digital creators” – one part fan experience, one part creator summit, […]

Get to know Samantha, D+P Fall Intern

At any given time, there are a handful of motivated college students in the D+P internship program. We recently sat down with Samantha, one of our Monday & Wednesday interns, for a quick Q&A session. Read on below to learn more about Sam! Give us a little bit of background about yourself! I’m currently a […]

Building Your Agency’s Bench — The Importance of Collaboration In and Out of the Office

Collaboration. Teamwork. Unity. These three words play a pivotal part in my life both personally and professionally. Since I was a little girl I’ve been involved in team sports. Whether I was on a soccer field kicking goals or stopping shots in the field hockey net, teamwork is a value that has been instilled in […]

How to Act Fast During a Communications Crisis

Editor’s Note: This post first appeared on O’Dwyers PR. Find the full story at odwyerpr.com It’s been a tough few weeks for brands. Blue Bell ice cream was victim of a moronic prank when a young woman thought it would be funny to open a carton, lick the ice cream, close it back up and […]

Get to know Olivia Rotondo, D+P Summer Intern

At any given time, there are a handful of motivated college students in the D+P internship program. We recently sat down with Olivia Rotondo, one of our Tuesday & Thursday interns, for a quick Q&A session. Read on below to learn more about Olivia! Give us a little bit of background about yourself! I am […]

3 Ways to Set Yourself Up For Success after Graduation

“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” – Collin Powell It’s graduation season, and for college seniors, that means it’s job-hunting season. For most, this is a time to build hope and, while difficult, face rejection. But the feeling of landing your first job […]

5 Spring Cleaning Tips for PR Pros

Hello spring-like weather, sunshine and dreaded allergies! (Unless you’re in the Midwest and Central Plains who just had a huge snowstorm storm, I’m so sorry!) Soon enough, we’ll be in the full swing of Spring 2019 and what better way to welcome Spring than to declutter, reduce, recycle and get some spring cleaning done in […]

Branding for Business: What Constitutes a Sandwich?

This blog was written by Alyssa LaMont, a D+P intern who is a senior at Saint Joseph’s University.   What is a sandwich? This seems like an easy question, right? When you think about it, a grilled cheese and a BLT are sandwiches but what about the hundreds of other bread products like them? I […]

3 ways Journalists and PR Pros can build a better relationship

Hey journalist friends! If there’s one thing media relations professionals want you to know, it’s this: the PR pro is only successful in the eyes of their clients when their story is covered or their content is published. Yes, that sounds very selfish on our end. BUT, as a media relations professional and former journalist […]