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Public Relations…”The Wolf” (Pulp Fiction)

There is no universally approved or formal title for professionals who perform public relations services. Often used titles include "PR Pros" or "PR guy or gal," or generally speaking, "PR people" (e.g. "BP's PR people are spinning this crisis into a positive for the oil company.").  The label...

Chatroulette For Businesses: Twitter Meets Skype

LT Public Relations recently became aware of Chatroulette as a potential new, important communications tool for businesses. According to Wikipedia,  Chatroulette is a website that pairs random strangers from around the world together for webcam-based conversations. Originally designed for dating connections (or sometimes more risqué interactions), Chatroulette is...

LT Public Relations Selects Financial Beginnings as Recipient of the 2010 Nonprofit Challenge

                LT Public Relations Selects Financial Beginnings as Recipient  of the 2010 Nonprofit Challenge    Financial Beginnings will receive pro bono communication services from LT Public Relations for one year  PORTLAND, Ore., July 20, 2010—LT Public Relations, a comprehensive communications firm specializing in telling the stories of financial and...

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...