This Week in Social: June 13 – June 17

Happy Friday everyone! In this week’s social media recap we take a look at Microsoft’s purchase of LinkedIn, Twitter’s Emoji Ad targeting, and Twitter’s SoundCloud investment. As always, don’t forget to share, and let us know what you think in the comments. Have a great weekend! Microsoft Buys LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion Early this week, Microsoft announced… Read More »

Ringing the Bells!

Last week, LPP along with many in the communications and public relations fields in New England, poured into Boston’s House of Blues to celebrate the success of a number of campaigns, activities and individuals for the Publicity Club of New England’s Annual Bell Ringer Awards. The Awards, also fondly known as ‘The Bells,’ “recognize excellence in… Read More »

This Week in Social: June 6 – June 10

Happy Friday everyone! In this week’s social media recap we take a look at Facebook Video Comments, a Twitter hack, and a Snapchat redesign. As always, don’t forget to share, and let us know what you think in the comments! Have a great weekend! Facebook Adds More Video Content to the Network through Video Comment This… Read More »

This Week in Social: May 30 – June 3

Happy Friday everyone! In this week’s social media recap we take a look at Snapchat numbers, Instagram business profiles and LinkedIn analytics. As always, don’t forget to share, and let us know what you think in the comments! Have a great weekend! Snapchat Surpasses Twitter in Daily Usage This week, Snapchat announced it has reached 150 million… Read More »

The Austin Take: 3 Things to Do in Austin This Summer

Summertime is easily the most fun time of the year in Austin, Texas. Even when temperatures can dance around 100 degrees, the city is built for fighting that heat and having fun in the process. A couple of the great perks of working at LPP include Summer Fridays (early office release at 2:00pm each Friday of the… Read More »

What You Need to Know About ASCO

In a matter of days, more than 30,000 oncology professionals, doctors, big and little pharma companies, key industry opinion leaders, corporate watchers and media will descend upon McCormick Place in Chicago for ASCO, with the single purpose of curing cancer. Well, that is an oversimplification, but the intent remains the same — all of these… Read More »

This Week in Social: May 23 – May 27

Happy Friday everyone! In this week’s social media recap we take a look at Chewbacca mom, under sea wire and Twitter’s corporate structure. As always, don’t forget to share, and let us know what you think in the comments! Have a great labor day weekend!   Chewbacca Mom Viral Video Shatters Facebook Live Records If… Read More »

So You Want a Job in PR? Dos & Don’ts for Your Job Search

Congratulations PR graduates of 2016! You’ve spent the past four years learning about communications and PR, taking on internships to learn more about the field, and now you’re ready to apply those skills to your first post-grad, real-world job. Recently, our HR Manager Lauren Sheanon, provided some helpful tips for recent grads to consider upon entering… Read More »

This Week in Social: May 16 – May 20

Happy Friday everyone! In this week’s social media recap we take a look at Twitter live-streams, Twitter links, and Google’s IO news. As always, don’t forget to share, and let us know what you think in the comments! Twitter to Stop Counting Photos and Links in 140-Character Limit Social media managers rejoice! No longer will… Read More »

Paging Dr. Phil: Psychology and PR

I was recently telling a colleague how I really enjoyed pitching a particular account, and he gave me an odd look—the company didn’t have a rock star CEO, a life-changing product, or name brand recognition. Yet I found myself excited about the themes we were pitching because at the core, the mission had to do with the psychology around how… Read More »