The Buzz: Jumping forward

Jumping forward one hour this weekend means warmer weather is almost here, right? We can only hope. The Buzz, however, is always heating up with exciting events. Read Orlando Jones announced as the newest team member to the BANDWAGON Board of Advisors. Read more about Jones’s interesting journey and how he desired to improve the…

Name that tune

(This blog is from our spring intern Cassie Davis) This morning, John asked me an interesting question: “How did you get your name?” The short answer I shared is that my parents combined my grandmother’s name (Sandra) with my uncle’s (Cas) and dubbed me Cassandra, or Cassie for short. The ensuing conversation about the history…

The Buzz: We quote Dre

In the immortal words of Dr. Dre, today was a good day. Actually, for Complete Public Relations, this week was a good week. Why?  Just keep reading. Read Thanks to IonGreenville for spotlighting Topside Pool Club. The Greenville News did an update story on the 85-385 Gateway Project. Happy to say, things are going strong.…

On sports and tragedy

Adults are very angry at teenagers again. I guess they always are, but let’s talk about what is angering them. This week, a group of teenagers from a high school where a gunman slaughtered 17 of their classmates just a few days before began to speak out. They got on CNN. They got on Buzzfeed.…

What’s in a name?

A guy named Bill Shakespeare once wrote “a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” And that got me thinking. And not just how much I disliked trying to read Romeo & Juliet in high school. True story: that is the only required reading I ever went “cliff’s notes” for in high school…

Looking for trouble

A lot of public relations firms will tell you how to manage a media crisis situation. That is the easy part. But as a business owner, do you really know the best way to create a good, old-fashioned media crisis? It’s easy if you try. The first thing to do is practice indifference to the…