Landis’s Recipe(s) for Holiday Cheer

By Polly Winograd Ikonen/Courtesy of Landis clients The holidays are always a time to celebrate and indulge in seasonal treats.  This year, Landis Communications is pleased to share some special recipes from a few of our clients. Did you know that redwood trees can be tasty? While Save the Redwoods League’s mission is to protect and restore these iconic trees,…
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Landis 32 Anniversary – How I Donated my $320: Part 3

By Staff RECAP: We recently announced that San Francisco Business Times included Landis in its Top 100 businesses in the Bay Area Corporate Philanthropy list. In 2020, we celebrated Landis’s 30th anniversary by donating $300 to nonprofits that are part of our team’s communities and support causes close to their hearts. In 2022, we’re upping the donations to $320. Below…
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Landis 32 Anniversary – How I Donated my $320: Part 2

By Staff RECAP: We recently announced that San Francisco Business Times included Landis in its Top 100 businesses in the Bay Area Corporate Philanthropy list. Landis President Sean Dowdall and Founder David Landis recently discussed business’s role in fostering and supporting the communities in which our clients, community and family live. In 2020, we celebrated Landis’s 30th anniversary by donating…
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Our Communications and Our Community: Our Third Space

By Landis Communications Inc. President Sean Dowdall and Founder David Landis What constitutes a functioning society? What role does the community play? How does that influence how we do business and interact with one another? And how can communications impact the results? These are questions that the ever-insightful artistic director Brenda Way publicly put forth at a recent 50+ anniversary…
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Q&A with Andie Davis, Account Executive

By Landis Staff What is your favorite PR campaign you’ve worked on at Landis? If I had to pick one, it would be the Luke Armstrong campaign we worked on with our client, the Centre for Neuro Skills (CNS). Luke endured a traumatic brain injury (TBI) following a tragic plane crash, in which he was the only survivor. CNS worked…
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Q&A with Brianne Murphy Miller, Business Development Manager

By Landis Staff  What is your favorite PR campaign you’ve worked on at Landis?  I have so many; I can’t pick just one. I loved being part of the team that opened the expanded Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford. There were amazing positive stories to tell. I currently work with Graton Casino Resort and the Federated Indians of Graton Rancheria….
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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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Do I Need a Social Media Marketing Manager?

By Robin Carr, LCI To answer the question, let’s examine the history and the data. Merriam-Webster defines social media as “forms of electronic communication (such as websites for social networking and microblogging) through which users create online communities to share information, ideas, personal messages and other content (such as videos).” The 2019 Pew Research Center report on social media use…
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Riding the wave of a viral video: The story of the coyote and the badger

By Polly Winograd Ikonen To quote our client, Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) CMO Marti Tedesco, “Luck is when opportunity meets preparation.” I experienced that near-cosmic convergence earlier this month, when I arrived in the office on Tuesday, Feb. 5 to an inundation of media requests for a video segment of a coyote and badger hunting together. The video, which…
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Mauricio and Austin’s Excellent Adventure at Chase Center

By Robin Carr, Senior Counselor No matter how many years removed I am as “Director of Communications” for the San Francisco Giants (I left in 1994 after 10 seasons), I’m still known in many PR and media circles as “Robin from the Giants.” Now, as a Senior PR Counselor at LCI, I’ve had the privilege of working with Becoming Independent…
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