Marketing and Communications are Essential to Nonprofits’ Success

By Polly Winograd Ikonen When I read the opinion piece in the Chronicle of Philanthropy titled “Marketing Helps Nonprofits Reach People in Need. Why Do Grant Makers Refuse to Fund It?” last month, it rang many bells for me. The author, Lisa David, is the head of a public health services organization in New York City. Her organization successfully landed…
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Top 10 Reasons to Work for LCI

Landis Communications Inc. (LCI) is hiring! LCI is an award-winning boutique PR firm based in the San Francisco Bay Area. We work with a broad range of clients, including technology, healthcare, nonprofits, environment, hospitality and more. For a full list of our current and former clients, see here. If you are a dedicated self-starter looking for a communications or public…
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2022 PR Predictions

Note: PRGN originally posted this blog on its website. What a year! Following the 2020 pandemic, 2021 continued to surprise us in both good and bad ways. Worldwide rollout of vaccination; bullish stock markets; tourists in space, former presidents sentenced for jail or banned from social media platforms; return of inflation; “red code” alert over climate change; pullout of Afghanistan;…
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Why Law Firms Value PR

This blog originally appeared on HMA Public Relations‘ website. HMA Public Relations is our Public Relations Global Network partner in Arizona. By Scott Hanson, HMA Public Relations Law firms used to be steadfast in the belief that they would get new clients through their reputation alone.  No doubt, doing good work will generate referrals, no matter what the industry. Reinforcing that marketing strategy was the…
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What is reputation management, and why does it matter? 

By Polly Winograd Ikonen, LCI “There is no truth. There is only perception.” When he expressed this sentiment, 19th-century French author Gustave Flaubert could have known nothing of the quagmire of 21st-century cancel culture and truth wars. So one can only assume that perception – a.k.a. reputation – has been a human obsession for quite some time. As your mother…
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10 Tips for Moving Into the Next Phase of Healthcare Communications

Note: This article originally ran on O’Dwyer’s PR News‘ website. By Brianne Miller, LCI According to ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus, “the only thing that is constant is change.” That was true in 500 B.C., and it’s a critical guiding principle today. The COVID-19 pandemic irrevocably changed the worldwide healthcare industry. Healthcare communications changed along with it, but no one could…
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5 Tips To Consider When You Redesign A Website

  By Sy Kamal, LCI The attention span of an average human has dropped to eight seconds which is why website design should capture the user’s attention quickly. Once a website has loaded, the user takes half a second to make up their mind about certain aspects of the website. The speed of website visitors’ comprehension and decision-making has left…
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What is Public Relations?

By Andie Davis, LCI Ever wonder what the difference between PR and advertising is? The history of PR? The day-to-day of a PR professional? How about PR best practices? LCI’s Andie Davis explains all in less than five minutes. Check out the video below: Video Transcription Hi everyone, Andie Davis here from LCI. Today I’m going to take you through…
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It’s Hard To Say Goodbye

Featured image: David Landis with his beloved mai tai: retirement promises more culinary and cocktail excursions for The Gay Gourmet! Photo by: Aaron Blank By LCI Founder David Landis “It’s hard to say goodbye.” Those immortal words from the iconic Broadway musical Dreamgirls ring in my head as I write this, my final postscript, for Landis Communications Inc. (LCI). Yup, as of…
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5 Outcomes to Expect From Your PR Campaign

By Brianne Miller, LCI You’ve taken the plunge and designed a PR campaign that you hope will advance your goals. You’ve written plans, the team is in place and stakeholders are on board. That’s a lot of work for…? That’s right. Begin with the end in mind! Here are five outcomes you should expect from any well-designed and implemented PR…
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