The Dux Blog

PR and Advertising: It’s Not an Either-Or Choice

Public relations and advertising are like peanut butter and chocolate. Each is good on its own, but together you have a real winner.

Make Your News Release Boilerplates Work for You

The boilerplate – that “About Us” paragraph at the end of a typical news release – is more important than you might think, which is why you want to do it well.

And a Merry Christmas to All!

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.

When Editors Attack, Stay on the High Road

When editors are having bad days and take it out on you, it is best to be conciliatory and resist the urge to fight back.

Social Media’s Two-Edged Sword

There’s an upside and a downside when it comes to your promotional use of social media. The same helpful tool that can connect you with your target audience can quickly be turned against you. Here is why and how you need to be careful.