Has Pfizer become the Corporate World’s Modern Day Vigilante?

Pfizer recently sealed a $160 billion deal with Allergan. This move not only creates the largest drug maker in the world, by sales. It also provides a means of escaping high corporate tax rates in the U.S., by moving headquarters to Allergan’s Dublin base. Many observers wonder if Pfizer stands to pay a price for […]

Diane Green: Marketing & Business Strategies Collide

Diane Green

Not only did Google make a clever business decision when hiring investor and Google board member Diane Green to lead its cloud-computing business, the major corporation also made a smart marketing move. Diane Green has a very impressive resume. Her list of accolades is includes co-founding VMware with her husband and others, becoming its first […]

A Business is Only as Good as Those Who Represent It

Business Representative

A business-deal-gone-bad sent baseball great Derek Jeter to the media after a Swedish underwear company claimed he backed out of an agreement to promote their products. Frigo, an underwear company based in Sweden, made claims that Derek Jeter backed out of a promotional deal because he didn’t want to be associated with rapper 50 Cent, […]

Anchorage Alaska To Run Anti-Drug Campaign

Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium

The Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (ANTHC), a government agency which runs Alaska primary care facilities is soliciting detailed proposals from a social media company able to: Develop and implement a positive social norms campaign that creates a unified message to promote drug-free lifestyles, and decrease the social acceptability of doing drugs among Alaska Native […]

iPic Seeking PR Agency

iPic Entertainment

iPic Entertainment is seeking a public relations agency to provide media and community outreach in the Fulton Market, Dobbs Ferry and Hudson Lights area for their newest locations in New York City, Dobbs Ferry, NY and Fort Lee NJ scheduled to open in the 2nd quarter of 2016. The purpose of this Request for Proposal […]

Porter Novelli CEO Wins Big, Denver PR Big-Wig Passes Away

Karen van Bergen

Here’s a roundup of some of the biggest news stories of the past week. Porter Novelli CEO Karen van Bergen Named “Woman of Influence” Karen van Bergen, chief executive officer of global public relations agency Porter Novelli, has been named a 2016 “Woman of Influence” by the New York Business Journal. The award is part […]

Agency To Promote Birth Control In India For DIMPA Network


The DiMPA Network, a group of private OB/GYNs and general practitioners trained to provide quality family planning services in in 45 cities of India, including Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jharkhand is seeking a crisis management and media tracking PR firm for an initial period of January 2016– September 2016. The project focuses on providing the […]

Women in PR: Small Firms Accomplishing Big Things

Women in PR

When it comes to communication and building relationships, most social scientists agree women possess innate skills. After all, society socialized females over millennia to act as nurturers and caregivers, regardless of professional roles. That is not to say men do not excel in these fields as well, but for women, it is almost second nature. […]

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