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September 2014
With the midterm elections rapidly approaching, Congressional candidates on both sides of the aisle are carefully choosing the messaging they use to communicate to voters. This has long been a struggle for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that many of the people running for office have never experienced the trials...
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Over the last six months, I’ve been to more candidate forums that I can count. From discussions about the future of healthcare to improving smart growth initiatives, candidates for offices at the state and national levels are making the rounds to make their case to the voters.   Typically, forum attendees are more invested than...
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People pay attention to content that is engaging and appealing. People pay attention to real time marketing. For those who are unfamiliar with this term, real time marketing is marketing in response to events that have recently occurred. Brands are seizing the moment and incorporating these events into their marketing strategy. Apple’s release of the...
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Solomon McCown President Ashley McCown recently had the honor of participating in Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick’s Innovation Partnership Mission to the EU. In our latest video, she shares her takeaways from the mission and what it means for us back here in the United States. Ashley McCown: Takeaways from Governor Patrick's Mission to the EU...
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Public relations is all about relationships—as is social media. Recently, Solomon McCown Director of Digital Communication Michelle Mastrobattista spoke at a PR News event on how to engage with journalists on social media. Missed her presentation? Catch her tips in our latest video: Engaging Journalists Through Social Media from Solomon McCown & Company on Vimeo.
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Two of our own, Jon Pappas and Allyson Quinby, have been working hard to establish and grow our New York City branch of Solomon McCown & Company. They chose a WeWork's space close to Bryant Park for their office to connect with national media outlets and form new business opportunities. Not only do we pitch...
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As Apple continues to ‘wow’ us all with new iPhone models and software updates, we become more and more surprised at the fact that there was a time, not so long ago, when flip phones were cool. The transformation of the cell phone over the years is truly incredible—remember when you had to flip open...
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​By Helene Solomon, CEO Since the founding of Solomon McCown & Company 10 years ago, we here at 177 Milk Street, the historic Grain Exchange, have had a front-row seat to the renaissance unfolding in downtown Boston. Like other tenants of the Financial District, there once was a ring around our office: surrounded on all...
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On the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, Solomon McCown Vice President Jonathan Pappas has written a piece on the state of the World Trade Center Complex development at Ground Zero for leading real estate trade journal Real Estate Weekly. We have posted the article in its entirety below: As we mark the 13th...
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SM& client Related Beal recently announced development plans for Congress Square, a five-building portfolio consisting of nearly 343,000 SF of office and retail space located at the top of Post Office Square. The plans call for a repositioning and reinvention of the entire city block, formerly known as “The Block on Congress,” to create dynamic...
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