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Better Late Than Never?

A major credit union publication featured some interesting news on its front page this week.  No, not breaking news on the interchange amendment, it was instead news on a credit union hiring a full-time social media specialist. Social media positions are certainly not new,...

Financial Literacy: Educating the Educators

There’s no question that many young adults are now graduating high school with little knowledge of how credit works, the importance of creating (and sticking to) a budget, or what to do with their first big paycheck.  Financial literacy has been a hot topic in the last...

Do You Trust Your Bank? Credit Union?

TRUST.  It is a simple word with multiple definitions in the business world.  Heck, even Wikipedia divides the definition of trust into 30+ categories http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trust. Trust has been one of the hottest business topics over the past three years--especially in this down economy.  The topic of trust has...

Square Up and Pay Up

  For many, the thought of living a day without a smart phone conjures up feelings of anxiety and nauseousness. Our dependency on our phones to access email, update statuses and know what celebrities wore on the red carpet has led us to be tied to...

The Public Knows When It’s A “Public Relations Ploy”

When news hit the media cycle this week about an Apple engineer leaving the new generation Apple iPhone (iPhone 4G) on a bar stool, the knee-jerk reaction here at LT Public Relations was that this was a calculated error by Apple to draw attention to the soon-to-be-released...

Crisis Communications: Preparation, Aversion and Management

  LT Public Relations Introduces Workshop: Crisis Communications: Preparation, Aversion and Management Successful crisis management is 99 percent preparation; one percent execution PORTLAND, Ore., April 13, 2010—LT Public Relations, a full-service PR firm specializing in external, internal and crisis communications, introduces its proprietary workshop, “Crisis Communications: Preparation, Aversion...

LT Public Relations Welcomes Kyleigh Kent

LT Public Relations Welcomes Kyleigh Kent as Account Manager Portland-based PR firm continues to grow with addition of new staff and new clients PORTLAND, Ore. April 2, 2010—LT Public Relations, LLC, a full-service communications firm specializing in public relations support for professional and financial institutions,...

Boom Town: Communicating During a Crisis

Where were you when you heard it? The elusive Sunday night boom that forced us outside to our yards on an evening that was cold and rainy and had us instantly turning to Twitter, Google, Facebook and other online communities to find out what it was...