Dec 12, 2018

NutsPR Spotlight: Nicole Rodrigues

Nicole Rodrigues

In case you missed it, Nicole Rodrigues was interviewed by NutsPR back in August 2016. Great to take a look back. Welcome to NutsPR Spotlight August edition. This month’s guest is someone I admire for her drive, work ethic and dedication to the PR industry. I love that she teaches her team everything that she

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Dec 5, 2018

Are You Ready for the Holiday Party?

Holiday part 12.5.18

Some stats to start us off. In a 2017 study from Randstad USA, 90 percent of employees said they would prefer a bonus or extra vacation days as opposed to a holiday party. Moreover, 62 percent of respondents said they felt obligated to attend their employer’s holiday party. According to OfficeTeam, 36% of professionals feel

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Nov 28, 2018

The Right (and Wrong) Ways to Use Influencers for Your Brand

Agility PR webinar 11.28.18

It is no secret that NRPR Group’s fearless leader, Nicole Rodrigues, is an expert on social media marketing. On a recent Agility PR Solutions webinar, she shared the right way to use influencers—commonly known as those who have an impact or influence on the decisions of his or her social media followers for your brand—and

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Nov 21, 2018

The NRPR Team Has Much to be Thankful for this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving 11.21.18

Americans have been celebrating Thanksgiving since the Pilgrims had a harvest meal in 1621. While there is no record of what was eaten, they likely ate turkey, goose and duck. They may have had a cornmeal pudding, but there was not sugar for cranberry sauce or pumpkin pie. Whatever they ate, they were thankful for

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Nov 14, 2018

How to Build Engagement on Social Media

Social Media Engagement 11.16.18

We’ve all heard the expression, “If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?,” the same can be asked for social media posts. When it comes to social media posts, an organization can post constantly, but if no one reads or reacts to the

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Nov 7, 2018

This Veterans Day, Thank a Veteran

Veterans Day 11.7.18

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany to end the Great War, also known as World War I. In 1938, November 11 became the federal holiday of Armistice Day though it had been

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Oct 31, 2018

Halloween Lesson: Step Out of Your Comfort Zone

Halloween 10.31.18

Many of us like to stay within our comfort zone and we convince ourselves that we have everything we need within the zone and do not need to stray from there. Once we take the chance and move beyond our fears of failure, being the center of attention and other issues, and venture outside the

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Oct 24, 2018

Fans Gather at New York Comic Con to Meet NRPR Client, Camilla d’Errico: Pop Surrealist Painter, and BOSS BABE!

Camilla 10.24.18

New York Comic Con 2018, held October 4-7 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in Manhattan attracted approximately 250,000 visitors interested in comic books, graphic novels , fantasy art, superheroes, science fiction and other pop culture. It was packed and visitors were excited to meet their favorite actors, superheroes and artists and purchase goods from

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Oct 17, 2018

Blessed with a Fiercely Awesome Boss

Boss's Day 10.17.18

Patricia Bays Haroski registered “National Boss’ Day” with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in 1958. She was working as a secretary for State Farm Insurance Company in Deerfield, IL, at the time and chose October 16, her boss who is also her father’s birthday. Her goal was to show appreciation for her bosses and to

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Oct 10, 2018

Life lessons from football

Football 10.10.18

Autumn is in the air, and in the northeast, this is evident by cooler days, deciduous trees with red and orange leaves, pumpkin spice everything and football. Whether you are a fan of the gridiron, fantasy football or Lucy’s pulling the football away from Charlie Brown as part of what binds them together; football offers

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