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Spring Cleaning


By: Danielle Wink

With spring finally here that means one thing, time to start cleaning!  Whether it be your salt covered car, your not so upkept apartment, and of course your desktop.

A PR personal’s laptop starts off fresh like a blank canvas.  However, after the first media list...

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Essentials for Successful Media Relationships


By:Katie Chrapla

A couple of weeks ago we celebrated Valentine’s Day, a day honoring relationships of all shapes and sizes. As PR practitioners we are in the business of cultivating relationship. One of the most important work relationships for us is the one we have with the media....

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Top Valentine’s Day PR Stunts

By: Katie Chrapla

Valentine’s Day isn’t just about love, red roses and all that sentimental stuff, it also brings PR stories and stunts out on the table. Here is a collection of some of the Valentine’s Day campaigns we have spotted that stuck out to us, and trust us there...

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Brands Drop the Ball on Game Day


By: Katie Chrapla

Sunday marked that time of year again, where brands can either make it or break it during the most tuned in game on television- The Super bowl. With ad’s kicking off early, some of them ended up benched before game day. The method to the...

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Motion PR: On the Move


On Jan. 12 Motion PR welcomed its latest addition to the team: Senior Vice President Wheatley Marshall.

Wheatley came to us with a depth of experience working for some of the nation’s top brands and agencies. Most recently she worked with Krispr Communications (a Daniel J. Edelman Company)...

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January Client Events


By: Nellie Lopez

Motion PR’s client events will have you braving the cold this month. From art gallery openings to Disney on Ice, these January events are sure to heat up your social calendar. So bundle up and save the date!

•Calling all art enthusiasts! Relocating...

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Top 10 PR Disasters of 2014

By:Kimberly Eberl

It’s that time of year again, when we take a look back at the most egregious PR mishaps, disasters and catastrophes and ask – “what were they thinking?” This year had no shortage, as the news seemed to be riddled with PR disasters. Some were a simple misstep...

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Remember, Remember All of These Great Events in November!

By: Elsa Booras

November is officially here and it is shaping up to be a busy month here at Motion PR. We have a ton of exciting client events, from art exhibitions circus shows and food festivals. There are so many we just couldn’t keep them to ourselves and we...

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Is Chicago the next Silicon Valley?


By: Kristin Eline

“The next Silicon Valley” is a phrase often used by many emerging tech-hubs across the country. Silicon Valley is home to many of the world’s largest tech companies, such as Google, as well as thousands of small startups. This booming tech scene is hard to replicate...

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The #PSL Epidemic

By: Elsa Booras

It’s official:  Pumpkin Spice has taken over the nation. But when and how exactly has the flavor of pumpkin become the first “real” indicator of fall?

Let us begin with a timeline:

2003:

Starbucks releases the Pumpkin Spice Latte just in time for the...
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