A Must-Have Guide to Creating a PR Plan that Doesn’t Suck

I’ve been reading the Spin Sucks blog for over four years. Yes, four years, the same amount of time it took me to earn a college degree! A four year commitment may sound like hard work, but it doesn’t feel that way. It was 2010; I had recently left my first big girl job after [...]

How Many Facebook Pages Does One Company Need?

Three companies who have it all figured out A single company can have a million services, but they only have one brand. Maybe that means one Facebook page, too. But what happens when consumers want to connect with only some of your services? Take a medical group, for example, which consists of different practices in [...]

Case Study: How to Grow Your Holiday Campaign

Special thanks to the co-author of this post, Kelsey Mohring, AAE, PadillaCRT We love a good holiday campaign…I mean who doesn’t? At this point, you’re (hopefully) already rockin’ around your 2013 campaign and are amidst the holiday hustle and bustle of executing your promotional tactics. You may be preoccupied with your current campaign but believe it or [...]

Why You Should Never Tweet A News Release

By Rachael Seda (@rachaelseda) I remember my first PR writing class. While I enjoyed it, I distinctively remember the painstaking feeling of having the creative joy sucked out of me when I had to write my first news release, and again when I wrote my second, and so on. If I didn’t want to read [...]

Social Media: The Key to Transforming Doctor-Patient Communication

By Rachael Seda (@rachaelseda) Your child has come down with a rasping cough. You put on your Dr. Mom hat, jump online and feverishly Google their symptoms, you check social media to see if any of your friend’s children are sick. Overwhelmed by the multitude of potential diagnoses, you decide to wait and see if the cough [...]

5 Tips to Help Medical Tourism Brands Thrive in the Digital Age

By Rachael Seda (@rachaelseda) Would someone actually travel to another country for medical care? Yes, according to CDC data up to 750,000 U.S. residents travel to another country for lower-cost medical or dental care each year and an Ipsos survey found that 38% of U.S. residents are open to health care abroad. The rising cost [...]