Coyne PR: Tom Coyne & The Saga of a Jersey Boy Who Made It

2018-05-29 by Jason Tannahill

Who is Tom Coyne? Tom Coyne (aka Thomas F. Coyne) has worn many hats in his lifetime, but none have fit better than PR. In 1991, he founded Coyne Public Relations LLC, where he is the CEO today. PR made it on Tom’s radar during his time at Marist College – majoring in communications with an emphasis on public relations. Coyne Public Relations - Services Tom Coyne’s PR firm offers many strategic marketing services and is fully dedicated to helping organizations and individuals deliver their messages to core audiences. Coyne focuses specific messages from his clients through diverse mediums, ranging... Read More >

Better Building of Travel and Hospitality Brands

2017-03-10 by Aaron Sarno

Most people love the idea of travel and adventure. They may not always make it out the door themselves, but the idea is fun, thrilling, sometimes even a bit scary in a good kind of way. Travel is probably more affordable now than at most any other time in the past too. So Millennials and Gen-Z’ers are making their way out into the world more frequently. Exotic locales, outdoor adventures, youth hostels, Airbnb, luxury getaways, and everything in between are becoming common sights on social media, not just from the brands, but from the travelers as well. Perks One big... Read More >

What’s New at Edelman DABO, Mercury Public Affairs, Ketchum, Coyne, and APCO

2017-02-09 by Aaron Sarno
Edelman DABO in Dubai Lays off 20 Staff Members

Edelman DABO in Dubai Lays off 20 Staff Members At the beginning of the first full week in February came the bad news to 20 of Edelman DABO’s (EDBO) employees – no more job. The Dubai-based PR firm became part of the Edelman network in 2015, adding 150 employees to Edelman’s roster and two offices (Dubai and Abu Dhabi. In 2016 the firm picked up Asia’s LinkedIn account but is believed to have also lost several other accounts according. Mercury Public Affairs Hires Former Senator as Lobbyist Former Senator David Vitter (Louisiana) is joining the DC office of Mercury Public... Read More >

Montclair State Market Research RFP Issued

2017-01-07 by Jason Tannahill
Montclair State Market Research RFP Issued

Montclair State University has issued an RFP seeking a market research firm to do Brand Benchmarking Research to measure the relevancy and effectiveness of the University’s current brand strategy.  The institution has invested significantly in the existing brand platform with the “It’s All Here” tagline in its integrated marketing and communications campaigns and seeks to determine if related efforts have had an effect with our key internal and external stakeholders. The awarded bidder must have been in business for five (5) years or more with a demonstrated record of success in the following areas: Proven ability to meet the goals and... Read More >

Will the NFL dump Thursday football?

2016-12-06 by Richard D. Pace

All season people have been lamenting the poor ratings generated by the National Football League live broadcasts. The excuses for this downturn have been legion. From Brady’s DeflateGate to growing frustration with Roger Goodell and other league officials to rules changes to poor showings on the field. But the Thanksgiving games bucked that trend, igniting the argument that, if the league put a good product on the field, people will watch. There’s no doubt the games on Thanksgiving were good. Both rivalry games, and both games of consequence involving division leaders or potential division leaders. The early game pitted traditional... Read More >

Union, New Jersey Issues Government RFP

2016-11-29 by Jason Tannahill
Union, New Jersey Issues Government RFP

The County of Union, New Jersey has issued an RFP for a comprehensive federal government and lobbying RFP. The legislative authority and responsibilities of the County of Union is vested in the elected nine-member Board of Chosen Freeholders. The Board sets policy, adopts the operating and capital budgets for the County, enacts ordinances and sets the direction of how the County of Union will provide government services. The County Manager is the County’s chief executive officer and carries out the policies adopted by the Freeholder Board. The County’s population is  approximately  536,500  and  it  consists  of approximately 103.4 square miles of... Read More >

Santa Cruz Children’s Services Issues Social Media RFP

2016-11-14 by Jason Tannahill
Santa Cruz Children's Services Issues Social Media RFP

The County of Santa Cruz, Human Services Department (HSD) Family and Children’s Services Division (FCS) is seeking a social media agency  to develop, implement and evaluate an evidence-based or informed, replicable resource family recruitment campaign. Background FCS provides services to children who have been abused or neglected, or who are at risk of abuse or neglect. The services focus on child safety, child and family well-being, and permanent homes for children. The first priority of FCS is to keep children safely in their homes with their parents. If that is not possible, children are placed in foster or relative caregiver... Read More >

Los Angeles Harbor Department Issues Government Relations RFP

2016-11-13 by Richard D. Pace
Los Angeles Harbor Department Issues Government Relations RFP

The City of Los Angeles Harbor Department has issued an RFP for a government affairs and lobbying firm. The Harbor Department, given its national economic importance and role as industry leader, has a strong and compelling need for outside funding and policy support from the federal government. The Harbor Department is seeking comprehensive federal  advocacy  services to help expand, improve, and supplement the advocacy work of its in-house Government Affairs staff as well as staff in the Mayor’s Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Relations (LIGR). With the changes in Congress and the Administration in 2016, as well as the on-... Read More >

Montclair State University in New Jersey Issues RFP For Ad Agency

2016-09-25 by Aaron Sarno
Montclair State University in New Jersey Issues RFP For Ad Agency

Montclair State University in New Jersey has issued an RFP for an ad agency to perform position announcement and legal ads placement for Montclair State  University. Building on a distinguished 106-year history, Montclair State University is proud to be a leading institution of higher education in New Jersey. The University’s six colleges and schools serve nearly 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students in 300 majors, minors, concentrations and certificate programs. Situated on a beautiful, 250-acre suburban campus located just 14 miles from New York City, Montclair State delivers the instructional and research resources of a large public university in a supportive,... Read More >

America’s Top PR Firms Are Not Using Instagram!

2016-02-16 by Jason Tannahill
instagram social media

Edelman, New York City, New York.  with over 29,000 followers, the verified account has 408 posts at the last count. This is one PR firm that has taken advantage of the power that social media platforms have, and specifically, Instagram has, on digital marketing. Additionally, the firm has also decided to showcase some of the 5,300 employees who work for it worldwide and have shared plenty of valuable information about the company itself or its initiatives. Unfortunately, the engagement rate for all of those posts is still low compared to the number of people who follow the account, and the... Read More >

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