5WPR Seeking 2014 Acquisitions


Top 25 American PR Agency 5WPR announced today intentions to aggressively pursue strategic acquisitions as part of a 2014 growth strategy. The firm – which was named PR agency of the year by the American Business Awards – is currently in discussions with several firms.

VEMMA® Awarded Five Gold & Six Silver Communicator Awards


The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) awarded Vemma nine awards in the 20th Annual Communicator Awards, the largest and most competitive awards program honoring the creative excellence for communications professionals. Awards were garnered for projects ranging from packaging and video to brochures, kits and environmental graphics.

Infographic Shows: Women Power Social Media

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There’s an old saying, I believe it was Robert Frost who coined it; “Being the boss anywhere is lonely. Being a female boss in a world of mostly men is especially so.” To say that women are really in control in our world is not fallacy, and the same holds true in the communicative sense in social media. The inforgraphic below pretty much illustrates what power women exert in our digital, wired, and oh so technological media. Check out what you already probably knew.

Your Yahoo Webcam: GCHQ Big Brother Nightmare Continues


According to a report at the UK’s Guardian, Britain’s GCHQ operation “Optic Nerve” spied on and saved millions of people’s private chat imagery in between 2008 and 2010. According to NSA wistleblower Edward Snowden documents provided, GCHQ randomly saved Yahoo webcam chat images every five minutes, including sexually explicit ones.

How Nicholas Sparks Made the Most of Valentine’s Day

Nicholas Sparks

In recent years, no romance author has scored as many hits as Nicholas Sparks. The author of many hugely popular books, several of which have been made into “must see” movies for romantic movie fans, Nicholas Sparks’ marketing team had the author all teed up, and ready to swing for a major public relations win on Valentine’s Day.