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Rhetoric Without Regret

 Anyone that has ever attended a wedding reception and sat through a painful toast knows that public speaking doesn’t come naturally to most people. It is something that gets better with time, practice and training. Whether it is a reception among friends or speaking to a reporter,...

Practicing What We Preach: A Revised LT PR Website

For more than two years, the original LT Public Relations website fulfilled our needs to communicate who we are and what public relations services we provide.  It looked good and the content was ok, but it never truly reflected our PR firm's brand, culture, uniqueness and...

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...