View From 30 Lunch Series: Storytelling for Results

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MP&F is celebrating 30 years in business, and we realize that most anniversary news is met with responses like: Oh, really? That’s nice. Yes, I got the release. No, my readers don’t care. Shoot … I forgot. I’m sorry, honey. Yes, I’ll do the dishes. No, I wasn’t watching the game. I love Gilmore Girls … will you turn up the volume? So … for one part of our yearlong celebration, … [Read more...]

NashvilleNext campaign features kids pickin’ and grinnin’

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This article first appeared on Planetizen at www.planetizen.com. BY COLBY SLEDGE When my agency, MP&F Public Relations, took on the community outreach duties for Nashville’s General Plan update known as NashvilleNext, we knew that—like any public planning process—it would require a lot of meetings. I’m not sure they counted on us making sure it included kids picking their … [Read more...]

MP&F’s Top 25 PR Questions

McNeely Pigott & Fox is celebrating 25 years in business during 2012, and one of the ways we’re celebrating is by answering the 25 questions we are most often asked about our business. Question 11: What is the difference between advertising and public relations? By Dan Schlacter “You pay for advertising. You don’t pay for public relations.” That’s not true, but that is the answer often … [Read more...]

The cure for banner blindness?

Your news feed is about to get a little more crowded. Social media users spend virtually all of their time online keeping up with the latest updates from their friends and other sources they follow, and social media sites and advertisers are taking notice. Looking for a cure for "banner blindness," users' tendency to ignore advertising, both Facebook and Twitter are expected to cautiously begin … [Read more...]