All I Want For the Holidays: Quick & Easy Ideas to Jumpstart Your PR Efforts

It’s a week before Halloween, but before we can say boo, the holiday shopping season will be in full swing. Some retailers, like Kmart and Toys “R” Us, have already launched their marketing efforts. Many others will begin any day now. And while each holiday season has its own share of challenges, this year the [...]

Do Well By Doing Good: How volunteerism can boost health of your business #CSR

  By Julie McCracken This Friday, CRT/tanaka will close all five of our offices for our annual Community Service Day, or what we like to call “the best day of the year.” Whether serving people in a soup kitchen, packing boxes at the Food Bank or playing memory games with seniors at an adult care [...]

The Egg Nog Chronicles: Turning Holiday Rituals into Marketing Opportunities

THE BOOZE BIN By Emily Valentine (@ebvalentine) Image courtesy: Cooking Channel Tradition is one ingredient that makes the holidays special. Many people take comfort in the widely adopted rituals established by retailers (shopping on Black Friday), athletic associations (watching bowl games) or religious groups (keeping advent calendars, baking yule logs or exchanging Hanukah gifts), and [...]

Thanksgiving Lessons for PR Pros

By Jenn Riggle Thanksgiving is a time when we overindulge, heaping our plates with turkey and mashed potatoes, not to mention pumpkin pie. And while the food may be wonderful, you can sometimes have too much of a good thing. The same is true with press releases. While press releases are a great way to [...]

PR Lessons Learned During Thanksgiving Dinner

By Jenn Riggle Thanksgiving is a time when we overindulge, heaping our plates with turkey and mashed potatoes, not to mention pumpkin pie. And while the food may be wonderful, you can sometimes have too much of a good thing. The same is true with press releases. While press releases are a great way to [...]