Monthly archives: September 2013

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A Tragedy in Our Nation’s Capital

September 18, 2013 In Corporate Comments Off on A Tragedy in Our Nation’s Capital

By Ashley McCown, Solomon McCown President​ Aurora. Sandy Hook. Boston Marathon. More times than we would like, in the last year or so, we have found ourselves talking about shocking

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Starbucks takes a stand…or does it?

September 18, 2013 In Corporate Comments Off on Starbucks takes a stand…or does it?

​By T.J. Winick, Solomon McCown Vice President While you may like your latte extra hot, Starbucks is now asking its customers to refrain from packing heat. On Wednesday, CEO Howard

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The Return of Butter Queen Paula Deen

September 17, 2013 In Crisis Communications Comments Off on The Return of Butter Queen Paula Deen

​By Amy Derjue, Senior Account Executive After a spring filled with one public relations crisis after another, Paula Deen’s redemption tour began this weekend in Houston, Texas. The queen of

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Social Media for Nonprofits

September 13, 2013 In Nonprofit Comments Off on Social Media for Nonprofits

On September 11th, our Digital Team attended a Social Media for Nonprofits Training at Google Cambridge hosted by HandsOn Tech Boston. Mike Byrnes from ESC New England presented an overview

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A Moving Tribute…one Tweet at a Time

September 13, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on A Moving Tribute…one Tweet at a Time

​By Michal Regunberg, SM& Senior Vice President The Boston Globe’s David Filipov, whose father Al was on the first plane to hit the World Trade Center on 9/11, wrote a

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5 for Friday with Katherine O’Brien

September 13, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on 5 for Friday with Katherine O’Brien

​On the Solomon McCown & Company Facebook page, we've started a feature called 5 for Friday. Every week, one member of our staff presents a list of anything that strikes

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Branding Lessons learned on September 11th

September 12, 2013 In SM& Team Comments Off on Branding Lessons learned on September 11th

Wednesday marked the 12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks. As in previous years, it was a day of remembrance and support as people came together to reflect on that

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What Journalism can teach Brand Journalism

September 9, 2013 In Corporate Comments Off on What Journalism can teach Brand Journalism

By Solomon McCown Vice President T.J. Winick ​I was a broadcast journalist for almost two decades. What I loved most about my job was crafting a story: Looking for the

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New Boston Fund Featured On GlobeSt.com

September 6, 2013 In Real Estate Comments Off on New Boston Fund Featured On GlobeSt.com

​Kirk A. Sykes, President of New Boston Fund’s Urban Strategy America Fund was recently appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Real Estate Executive Council. Following the announcement,

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Intermedia finds its way through the Darkness

September 5, 2013 In Crisis Communications Comments Off on Intermedia finds its way through the Darkness

​Here at Solomon McCown & Company, we’re used to providing counsel in a crisis so our clients can better weather a storm. And Tuesday, we witnessed, first-hand, a textbook case

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