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Capriotti's Starts Holiday Giving

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop got a jump on holiday giving by generously donating $10,000 to Susan G. Komen for the Cure Southern Nevada, the leader in breast cancer research and education. The proceeds were generated by Capriotti’s “Save The Bobbies” campaign, wherein all Las Vegas-area Capriotti’s donated 25 cents from the sale of each of its […]

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A good PR move for Zuckerberg?

Today, it was announced that Facebook CEO and wunderkind Mark Zuckerberg has pleged to donate half of his multi billion-dollar fortune (story via Business Week) to charities, as part of the Giving Pledge project. Giving Pledge is an initiative for billionaires started by the grandaddy of tech billionaires, Bill Gates, and the general grandaddy of […]

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Rama Blogger Dinner

Last night, our client Rama Restaurant in LA was nice enough to host a dinner for local bloggers at their beautiful West Third St. location. It was a great way to introduce a group of online food writers to a great restaurant, as well as debut some of Rama’s new menu items. In a city […]

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Is all press good press? Digitally Dead World AIDS Day campaign

As a publicist, I like to pay attention to how other brands, organizations and causes promote themselves and raise awareness. One recent campaign piqued my interest: Keep a Child Alive‘s Digital Death initiative. On December 1, World AIDS Day, several popular celebrities (Lady Gaga, Kim Kardashian, Alicia Keys and Ryan Seacrest among them) declared themselves […]

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There's No "I" in Konnect

This may be a slightly sappy entry, but today on Konnect Daily I would like to discuss the benefits of teamwork at a PR agency. We talk a lot in our office, and we’re all within earshot of each other, which lends itself to quick spelling checks, brainstorming, bouncing ideas off one another, etc. Sometimes, […]

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