Author: Casey Boggs

What is NEWS? A Public Relations MAP

My children recently asked me if “NEWS” was an acronym meaning North, East, West, South, implying that it covers all angles, or information from every cardinal direction. A Google search nullified this pretty quickly, offering grammatical insight that the word “news” represents what is “new.”...

Why I’ll Never Retire From Public Relations

I didn’t wake up one day and say, astutely, “I will be a PR professional.” The profession somehow chose me. My schooling, natural talents and passion for communications resulted in a career that I am now besotted with daily.  After 23 years of ups, downs...

The Public Relations Punchline: SO WHAT? WHO CARES?

I’ll confess, often when I am in a meeting with a client I am thinking, “So what? Who cares?” But I assure you, it is for the betterment of our client communications. At LT Public Relations, we address these questions with every client, whether we...

The Need to Serve, Protect — and 5 Steps to Communicate

It’s no longer enough to protect and serve their communities; law enforcement agencies must now rebuild public trust. This month's PR Week, a nationally recognized public relations magazine, highlighted the efforts that police departments across the country are making to connect with communities and address what...

5 Strategies to Prevent Security Breaches

Limiting your hospital's vulnerability to a loss of security and reputation By Casey Boggs and Aaron Hayden *Originally published in Executive Insights Last year's litany of patient data mega-breaches hit some of the most well-resourced and advanced healthcare entities in the country, including Anthem, Beacon Health, CareFirst, Community Health...

Treating Employees as VIPs: Six Staff Communication Tips

A solid communications strategy starts with prioritizing your internal audience One of the most overlooked types of communications for companies is addressing their internal audience. In my 22 years of professional business experience, I have rarely seen a client have really solid internal communications. Across the...

People. Process. Product. The Engine of LTPR Pt. III

Part 3 of a three-part series. “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you'll do things differently.” – Warren Buffet   Three weeks ago CNBC aired its Season Three finale of “The Profit” where host Marcus...