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NFL Turns to “The Force” To Increase Viewership By Brian Chandler, president Vikings and Bears… The Resistance and The First Order… Looks like ESPN and the NFL are trying to use The Force to garner up some ratings during Monday Night Football. The trailer for “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” will make its debut tonight...
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(Note: the piece below was originally submitted to The Richmond Times-Dispatch to run as an op-ed. Brian Chandler submitted it to the newspaper on behalf of the Shockoe Partnership, which he is a member of the organization’s board of directors.) By Brian Chandler, president Eight years ago, I moved to Richmond. While having lunch with...
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RTD Layoffs Cut Deep By Brian Chandler, president / CEO Monday, April 3, 2017 is a day that everyone at The Richmond Times-Dispatch will remember for a very long time. It came as a surprise to the members of our team here at Commonwealth PR to hear that the daily newspaper headquartered in Virginia’s capital...
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Keep Reading: CPR Blog Ranks Among Top 100 In The World By Brian Chandler, president When our company blog gets looped in with Regan’s PR Daily, PR Week and O’Dwyers Public Relations as one of the best blogs in the world, it’s a pretty big deal and we’re going to tout it. Christmas came early...
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Get With The Program By Brian Chandler, president Lately I have been hearing the term “programmatic” more and more. Talk is of how it is changing the advertising industry, and specifically, how it is changing the way agencies purchase and place digital ads. Even though Commonwealth PR is not an advertising firm, our team has...
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Press Release Distribution Services: Spray and Pray Doesn’t Always Work By Brian Chandler, president Press release distribution services are increasingly becoming a form of lazy media relations. Lately, I have been bombarded with questions from clients about the many paid services that will distribute a press release to hundreds, if not thousands, of reporters and...
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