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The Do’s and Don’ts of Networking

by Pam Boyd

  Networking comes naturally to me as evidenced by my first-grade report card that stated, “Pam gets along well with others and makes friends easily.” So, when there’s an opportunity to get out and meet people, I’m all for it! But I realize this isn’t the case for everyone. As a business owner for 19 … Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts of Networking

Date: August 16, 2017

6 Tips to Make the Most of Your Internship

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By Lianna Jasiewicz, Thomas/Boyd Communications Summer Intern As an intern, you join the ranks of Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn and even Robert De Niro in their portrayals of the term. Not everyone will have a boss like Miranda Priestly or work for Google, but the experience you get at an internship is irreplaceable. Each of … Continue reading 6 Tips to Make the Most of Your Internship

Date: July 7, 2017

Who Cares About Media Relations? We Do… And You Should, Too

by Liz Thomas

We can all agree that social media and digital communications are completely transforming the way we live our lives and conduct business. However, even as we are fully entrenched in the “digital age,” there is one tried and true piece of the PR puzzle that remains unwavering: the power of earned media. Media relations work … Continue reading Who Cares About Media Relations? We Do… And You Should, Too

Date: April 25, 2016

Five Tips for Better Writing

by Lori Palmer

As the world moves faster, resulting in less time and limited attention spans, it is more important than ever to write with clarity and brevity. With just a few tweaks you can do just that: Use strong verbs and the active voice. Make the subject perform the action in sentences to keep them shorter and more … Continue reading Five Tips for Better Writing

Date: March 4, 2016

National Clean out Your Inbox Week: The Week We all Secretly Need

by Pam Boyd

  If you’re feeling overwhelmed by your email inbox, you’re not alone. At the risk of sounding like “Debbie Downer,” email volume is only going to get worse. Luckily, it’s National Clean out Your Inbox Week – a time to get my inbox on the radar and start the year with a fresh slate. According … Continue reading National Clean out Your Inbox Week: The Week We all Secretly Need

Date: January 28, 2016

Bringing the Battleship New Jersey back to Camden

by Liz Thomas

One of my favorite things about public relations is I never know what to expect. Once in a while, I receive a phone call with an out-of-the-ordinary request or client need.  This call came from Mike Warner who was the number two person at the New Jersey Department of Military and Veterans Affairs during the … Continue reading Bringing the Battleship New Jersey back to Camden

Date: October 30, 2015

Working With the Media

by Pam Boyd

In public relations, every day brings something new, unexpected or different. However, one thing that remains the same is the relationship between PR and news media that can be critical in securing successful media placements or diffusing crisis situations. In the 20+ years I since I started my career, I’ve worked with the news media … Continue reading Working With the Media

Date: September 11, 2015

Woman in Charge

by Liz Thomas

Mayor Dana Redd Leading Camden into New Era Behind every great city is a woman calling the shots – that’s the saying, right? If you’re talking about Camden, then the answer is a resounding ‘yes!’ You already know that Camden is a growing economic force (and if not, check out our recent post about it … Continue reading Woman in Charge

Date: December 9, 2014

Small team, big benefits

by Liz Thomas

Working as part of a small team offers some pretty big benefits. With the exception of seven extraordinary years as a 20-something working in the Press Office of Governor Tom Kean, I’ve spent 25 years as a small business owner. As a college student, I never contemplated a job in politics or government and certainly … Continue reading Small team, big benefits

Date: August 19, 2014

Grammar police cite word crimes

by Pam Boyd

By now, we’ve all heard Blurred Lines by Robin Thicke, but have you heard the latest spoof, Word Crimes, by the new grammar police, “Weird Al” Yancovic? I once thought I was alone in gasping aloud at a typo or feeling my ears burn when I heard poor grammar (slight exaggeration). Reflecting on my childhood, … Continue reading Grammar police cite word crimes

Date: August 5, 2014

Communications back then

by Liz Thomas

Shouts rang out through the ‘Kean for Governor’ headquarters when that first fax went through – and after only seven minutes. Can you imagine? We were excited that the transmission arrived from our office in Union, N.J. to Washington, D.C. in ONLY seven minutes. Ah, communications ‘back then.’ Carl Golden tapped away at his manual … Continue reading Communications back then

Date: June 18, 2014

Making the most of a ribbon cutting event

by Pam Boyd

A ribbon cutting event can be a great way to celebrate the opening of your business or organization, and it can also help increase your visibility – if it’s done right. As I’m coming off the heels of the third ribbon-cutting event I’ve helped organize in the past few months, I’d like to share a … Continue reading Making the most of a ribbon cutting event

Date: June 10, 2014
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