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Friday Focus: Joseph V. Baker

on February 22, 2019
in Marketing

Today’s #FridayFocus is on Joseph Varney Baker who formed, Joseph V. Baker Associates, the first black-owned public relations firm in the country in 1934.  He was the “first” to accomplish so much in the public relations industry.

  • First
    African American president of the Philadelphia Public Relations Society of America
    (PRSA) chapter in…

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#Friday Focus: Inez Kaiser

on February 15, 2019
in Marketing

If you ever wondered who paved the way for African-Americans in public relations, the legendary Inez Kaiser would be one first practitioners to be mentioned. Inez Kaiser was the first African-American woman to own a public relations firm in the United States and was the first African-American to own a business in Kansas…

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#Friday Focus: Tom Burrell

on February 8, 2019
in Marketing

In celebration of Black History Month, our Friday Focus posts will highlight African Americans who have made an impact in the communications industry.

Today’s Friday Focus is on marketing communications pioneer and Advertising Hall of Fame inductee Tom Burrell. Burrell is credited with revolutionizing the image of African Americans…

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#Friday Focus:Vince Cullers

on February 1, 2019
in Marketing

Vince Cullers was a pioneer in advertising. He
started Vince Cullers Advertising in 1956, the nation’s first African American
owned Advertising agency and is credited with creating some of the most
innovative and exciting advertising during his time.  Cullers created his firm after being rejected
by firms who after meeting him in person would promptly inform him…

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#Friday Focus: Caring about others!

on January 24, 2019
in Marketing

Hi guys, Amya here. My mommy asked me what I want to focus on and I think it should be about caring for people. It’s important to care about people, to visit them and check to see how they are doing. You have to be nice to people…

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#Wednesday Wink: Indy businesses and organizations helping families….

on January 23, 2019
in Marketing

Today’s #WednesdayWink is a shout-out to Indy’s local businesses and organizations who are providing support for families affected by the government shutdown.  We’ve created a list and encourage you to share it with others so we can spread the word and help our neighbors in need.

If there is…

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#Friday Focus: Lead like Dr. King

on January 18, 2019
in Marketing

More than ever, our society is in need of strong leaders to push through adversity and advocate for change. Not only advocate, but actually take action. 

With the MLK day approaching, now is the perfect time to
focus on how Dr….

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Friday Focus – January 4 It’s all about YOU!

on January 4, 2019
in Marketing

Today is the first of 52 Friday’s we will experience during
2019. That’s 52 times Herd Strategies will pause for a moment and focus on an
issue, a topic, a person or an event we find interesting and feel that we must
share with you.

Lessons Lived. Lessons Learned.

on December 26, 2018
in Marketing

As this is our last blog post for 2018, the Herd Strategies team wanted to share a few thoughts about lessons learned this past year and steps we plan to take as we move into the new year. While this certainly isn’t a list of…

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Giving Thanks on My 30th

on December 19, 2018
in Marketing

As long as I could remember, the countdown to my birthday started the day after it passed. I’ve always been someone that has been very vocal about my birthday approaching and made sure everyone was well-informed of the date. This year has been filled with challenges, growth and learning opportunities. It…

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