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See our Newest Publication

Please see our latest edition of the Conservancy Times, a publication we created and produce for our client, the Catalina Island Conservancy. It’s mailed and distributed widely so the Conservancy can share its stories with its supporters, members, Catalina Island visitors and others. This edition’s cover story, A Living Laboratory: Catalina’s Read more
Taking Tips from the Presidential Debates No Comments

Taking Tips from the Presidential Debates

Corporate and nonprofit executives can learn a lot about communicating externally by watching the presidential debates next week and in the weeks ahead. If the past is any indication, the two candidates will have spent hours being coached on how best to answer questions in a succinct and compelling fashion Read more
How Long Should Your Social Media Post Be? No Comments

How Long Should Your Social Media Post Be?

  Ever wonder about just how long to make that Facebook comment, Tweet, blog post, video, podcast or speech? Most times, shorter is better. But amid the 500-700 word blog posts you regularly see, you might be surprised to find that 1,600 words is the average number of words people read in Read more
Veteran prosecutor joins law firm No Comments

Veteran prosecutor joins law firm

Our client, Kendall Brill & Kelly law firm, announced today the addition of a new partner, Robert Edward Dugdale. He is a top-ranking veteran federal prosecutor whose extensive trial experience will greatly enhance the firm’s white-collar practice and its litigation expertise. Widely recognized as one of the region’s best trial Read more
Infographic Tips: Keep it Simple No Comments

Infographic Tips: Keep it Simple

Infographics create great shareable content for today's social media, and they're easy to create. This simple infographic describes how to create a great infographic. It recommends keeping the content simple, the design clean and the facts organized. Following these simple tips will create an infographic that effectively conveys information, attracts attention Read more
Take a Page from Hillary No Comments

Take a Page from Hillary

  Hillary Clinton’s Democratic presidential campaign faced the potential of derailing her recent election gains when she went off script and mistakenly praised former first lady Nancy Reagan for her “low-key advocacy” for combating the HIV and AIDS epidemic. Clinton made the laudatory comments in an interview after Reagan’s death, prompting Read more
Storytelling Creates Empathy No Comments

Storytelling Creates Empathy

This new infographic illustrates why storytelling is such an important part of any successful communications effort. It shows scientific studies have proven that telling a story actually alters the chemistry in the brain, triggering releases of chemicals that create empathy and neural connections that cause listeners to put themselves in Read more
Our Latest Publication: Conservancy Times No Comments

Our Latest Publication: Conservancy Times

Catalina and the other Channel Islands are often referred to as the “Galapagos of North America” because they harbor a tremendous diversity of plants and animals, including a disproportionately high number of species that are unique to the islands, called endemic species. But these and all island species face a Read more
Why is the LA Times Investment Good & Bad News? 2 Comments

Why is the LA Times Investment Good & Bad News?

The LA Times story today reporting on a new infusion of cash – $44.4 million – in its owner, Tribune Publishing, is good news and bad news for journalism. The purchase of a major stake in Tribune Publishing by a Chicago entrepreneur, Michael Ferro, is expected to help the company's planned Read more