Helsinki, Finland – Growth Path Ahead

Finland is consistently ranked as the happiest country in the world, and trust is an essential aspect of Finnish society, making it a safe and stable environment for investment. According to the people of Finland, communications is the world’s most powerful tool for change. In this week’s blog, our Public Relations Global Network partner, Taru Tujunen from Ellun Kanat, writes about the business environment in…
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The Key To An Outstanding Sustainability Report

As we commemorate Earth Day this week, we’re excited to share a thoughtful piece from our Public Relations Global Network partner, Ariane Hofstetter, cometis AG. Companies use sustainability reporting as a tool to communicate their efforts transparently and comprehensively to stakeholders. Beyond a mere list of ongoing initiatives, reports can tell a story and give insight into corporate culture. This…
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ESG Sustainability Awards Offer Important Guidance For Companies And Stakeholders

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Michael Diegelmann, cometis AG. For the original blog, please visit here. Many awards aiming to measure large companies’ ESG (environmental, social and governance) performance suffer from non-transparent jury selection processes. Meet the Integrity Star Award which presents a completely new approach and objectively evaluates companies against 4,000 criteria in their published sustainability reports….
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5 Benefits of Media Relations

By the Landis Team Practical implementation of a media relations program is an art, not a science. After all, earned media isn’t transactional. The team at Landis is well-versed in understanding the benefits of a well-placed piece of content, but sometimes clients need a little more of an explanation on how this one tactic can move the needle on overall…
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Be Polite and Reap the Communications Rewards

By Sean Dowdall We all grew up with parents supporting “please and thank you!” Well, it’s more than just a way to raise kids…being polite is a vital part of business communications. Here’s why: Politeness attracts positive attention. People notice mannerisms and tend to respond in kind. Seeing a smile or hearing one tends to make you smile too. Politeness gives tough…
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What is Critical Thinking and Why It’s A Must for PR Pros

By David Landis, Founder (retired), Landis Communications Inc. (LCI), San Francisco Many of us, in any business, but perhaps especially in PR, fall into the day-to-day trap of working hard but operating on auto. We follow directions and get the work done. But do we provide true value to our company and our clients through critical thinking? In this age of the…
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6 lessons from industry-leading Latino voices in PR

Note: This is a reposted blog by Kristen Dunleavy from Muck Rack. For the original blog, please visit here.  Understand the complexities of Hispanic communities To kickstart the webinar, host Sonia Diaz, president of Zaid PR and president of the Hispanic Public Relations Association, shared an alarming statistic: while Latinos make up 20% of the population, they only account for 13%…
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Five Steps to Manage Client-Agency Relationships

By Brianne Murphy Miller Note: This is a reposted blog by Public Relations Global Network. For the original blog, please visit here. All relationships take effort, and that includes the one between client and communications agency. Considering that “communication” is the function, these relationships deserve a bit more time and effort! Setting things up correctly at the start is key. If…
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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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Landis’ 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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