Discussing the Values-Aligned Company on the PRGN Podcast  

Landis Communications’ president Sean Dowdall appeared on the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) podcast to discuss how he runs the agency as a values-aligned company. Sean is in conversation with Abbie Fink from partner agency HMA Public Relations. Give a listen here or learn more about Landis and our philanthropic work here. Growing up in a small town on the Flathead Indian Reservation in…
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Replacing AI with EI (Emotional Intelligence)

By Makenzi Jordan Rodriguez  Empathy is a distinctly human trait. Whether we love or hate it, artificial intelligence (AI) has undoubtedly reshaped how we live, work and interact. From iPhones to self-driving cars, we have adapted our lives around technology, and most recently, AI. Despite AI’s robust capabilities, there is one crucial aspect that it will never be able to…
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The Rise of Micro-Influencers

By Brianne Murphy Miller Having the endorsement of someone who uses a product or service can greatly impact an organization’s ability to attract new clients. Many luxury brands hire celebrities, actors, and athletes to be influencers of target audiences in their marketing campaigns and the famous charge famously for their opinions. But what about smaller brands in local markets who…
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The Power of Emotional Marketing in Healthcare Communications

By Brianne Murphy Miller The best marketing programs go beyond educating the public on who you are and what you do; they resonate with the public, bringing out an emotional response that lasts. The healthcare industry is inherently emotional, as powerful situations and life-changing moments happen every day. Combining the rational side of healthcare with emotional marketing allows you to…
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Threads’ Way Forward

By Sean Dowdall  Threads Needs to Grow Up Fast – A Roadmap Threads has achieved an astonishingly successful launch by reaching 100+ million users in just five days.  The platform is a newborn baby that doesn’t have the luxury of taking months or years to develop. It needs to run fast to keep its vast community engaged and growing. It…
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“We Still Need to Fight Misinformation and Disinformation”

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, David Wills – Media Profile Inc. For the original blog, please visit here. The slippery slope of misinformation and disinformation is getting steeper. And when you add politics to the mix, it’s like throwing oil on the slope, too. While I am encouraged that many people are adapting and…
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Zoom Etiquette

By Makenzi Jordan Rodriguez  Gone are the days of 100% in-person meetings, as most of us now work from home or in a hybrid work environment. Just like with in-person business meetings, meeting etiquette extends to Zoom, with a few new considerations. Here are some tips for being polite in a video meeting: 1. Join on time. Punctuality is important!…
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It Pays to Be Polite

By Makenzi Jordan Rodriguez I’m sure we can all conjure up a memory of a specific workplace interaction defined by impolite or unpleasant behavior. Our first instinct might be to get defensive or snap back, but it’s better to take a moment and consider next steps. Most often, these experiences affect workplace relationships longer than the immediate period. Here are…
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Saving time and budget with experience

By Brianne Murphy Miller Get a bunch of agency-side communicators in a room together and the conversation invariably shifts to client work. We’re known as a group that likes to talk (communicators, natch) and luckily it’s a congenial business. We have a tendency to share what worked and what didn’t with colleagues and competitors alike.   What’s the second most-discussed subject?…
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What does it mean to run a values-aligned company? 

By Sean Dowdall  LANDIS has served more than 200 clients for the past 33 years. Based on that extensive experience, we have learned the best opportunity for achieving great success is when we do work that is values-aligned with our company, staff, community and clientele. Doing values-aligned work is what we believe in as an agency.  To LANDIS, “values-aligned” means…
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