Monthly archives: August 2015

Posted by Amy Derjue

The VMAs in the Era of Cord-Cutting

August 31, 2015 In SM& Team Comments Off on The VMAs in the Era of Cord-Cutting

“Did you watch the VMAs last night?” It’s a question people have asked of each other since 1984, when Madonna set the tone for decades of debauchery by writhing on

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Posted by Jackson Murphy

A Brief History of Summer Vacation

August 28, 2015 In Corporate Comments Off on A Brief History of Summer Vacation

All of us here at SM& hope you have enjoyed your summer. So many of our clients (and our staff!) have enjoyed Summer Fridays, long weekends, weeks on Cape Cod

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Posted by Ben Siegel

5 Things Ripping My Pants Taught Me about Crisis Management

August 27, 2015 In Crisis Communications Comments Off on 5 Things Ripping My Pants Taught Me about Crisis Management

Sometimes, life just drops crises right into your lap. Big or small, we all experience times of intense difficulty or trouble throughout our lives. Recently, I experienced a conundrum. I

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Posted by Ashley McCown

Ashley McCown on Public Apologies

August 21, 2015 In Corporate Comments Off on Ashley McCown on Public Apologies

In order to apologize, one must genuinely be sorry for what they’ve done. SM& President and crisis communications expert Ashley McCown recently weighed in on what it takes for a

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Posted by Alexandra Nickel-Milstone

Yoga in the Office: Boosting Employee Health or a Company’s Image?

August 21, 2015 In Corporate Comments Off on Yoga in the Office: Boosting Employee Health or a Company’s Image?

There’s a new trend emerging in the workplace: Yoga. It’s not completely new. Some companies have been offering ways for employees to de-stress in the office for the past few

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Posted by Jackson Murphy

SM& to participate in 2015 Boston Heart Walk

August 21, 2015 In Corporate Comments Off on SM& to participate in 2015 Boston Heart Walk

One of my favorite parts about working on the health care team at Solomon McCown is the opportunity to communicate and share the ways in which our clients provide compassionate

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Posted by Rachel Dobbs

The CITGO Sign: An Iconic Symbol of Boston

August 18, 2015 In Corporate Comments Off on The CITGO Sign: An Iconic Symbol of Boston

In the past few months spent living in the city of Boston, I have learned about its history, culture and unique traditions. From its Irish roots to its cobblestone streets,

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Posted by Molly Munroe

Five Brands Appealing to Millennials

August 18, 2015 In SM& Team Comments Off on Five Brands Appealing to Millennials

Millennials are known as a unique generation. Defined as anyone born between the years 1980 and 2000, this age group has grown up through some significant changes in communication, with

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Posted by Amy Derjue

Hillary Clinton’s Emojis

August 14, 2015 In SM& Team Comments Off on Hillary Clinton’s Emojis

While checking my twitter feed yesterday afternoon, a post from Hillary Clinton caught my eye. How does your student loan debt make you feel? Tell us in 3 emojis or

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Posted by Alyson Cleaves

Will Alphabet help or hinder the Google brand?

August 14, 2015 In Corporate Comments Off on Will Alphabet help or hinder the Google brand?

This week Google announced the restructuring of its company into Alphabet. So what exactly is Alphabet? It is a new holding company for Google and the various sub-companies that veer

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