Meet Durrell Comm’s Elaine Sloboda

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Welcome Elaine Sloboda to Durrell Communications! Elaine joined our family in August and is now part of our team as a Client Manager. Elaine is our research analyst and marketing guru with a natural inclinations for project management. Before graduating from the University of Waterloo this April, Elaine spent a year abroad in England. It was there she adopted a …

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Tinder Tweet Storm

Tinder’s Twitter Tirade

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Have you heard of the “tweet storm” that blew through social media this week? A tirade of 30+ tweets directed at Vanity Fair writer Nancy Jo Sales, were sent Tuesday night in response to her article on Tinder’s public perception. “Thirty percent of all Tinder users—who many people assume are single—are actually married.” Two days after the article was posted, …

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Meet Durrell Comm’s Alexandra Froggett

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Welcome Alexandra Froggett to Durrell Communications! Alexandra joined our family in July and is now a PR Strategist. After graduating from the Advertising and Marketing Communications – Management program at Sheridan College she interned at a large PR and media relations agency in Toronto. There, she was thrown into the world of publicity full throttle and learned a lot about working …

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A New Type of Social Sharing

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We’ve all been there, something amazing happens and we immediately grab our phones to capture the moment and share it with our friends. It’s become second nature for us to see our worlds through a screen and not with our actual eyes. Thinking about it now, we are probably missing so much more in the long run, even if we have …

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3 Words You Should Never Use on Facebook

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Today, Tonight, Tomorrow. This is advice to remember! Never, ever use the words today, tonight, or tomorrow when posting on Facebook. In fact, avoid using these words on LinkedIn as well. Why? Facebook (and LinkedIn) are known for resurfacing content. This means, the posts you see in your newsfeed are not always instant. They could be from 10 minutes ago, …

Jordan Nottrodt3 Words You Should Never Use on Facebook
May 2015

What’s Going On In The Community: May 2015

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Join us on June 20th for the 3rd annual Solstice Sampling event and enjoy samples of delicious culinary creations from UpTown and local eateries! We will be hosting a book launch for Carrie’s new picture book for kids, The Candy Conspiracy, at the Waterloo Public Library, On Saturday, May 30th, at 1PM. Hope to see you there! Expect sweet treats! …

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Durrell Comm Featured in Wagepoint’s “Small Business Experts” Series

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Wagepoint is a time efficient, secure payroll solution that takes care of all of your payroll requirements! It was a Durrell Comm lifesaver and it’s what every company needs – whether they know it or not. In spirit of Small Business Week, Wagepoint has launched a “Small Business Experts” blog to recognize the challenges that companies have overcome through experience. The …

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What’s Going On In The Community! April 2015

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  Join GTAN on May 8th at Bingemans for GTAN|START, Waterloo Region’s Ultimate Early-Stage Pitch Competition and GTAN|LEARN, an opportunity to find out more about Angel Investing. Get tickets here. Abe Erb‘s Beer Wars event sold out in 45 minutes! If you were lucky enough to get a ticket, you be able to witness and taste four breweries battling for fun, bragging rights and the title of Best American Brown …

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Comm Blog Laura

Digging Deeper Into Online Marketing

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Our PR Strategist Laura Curk has been digging deep into online marketing. Did you hear the one about the baker that burned its customers on social media? It’s not a joke, especially for them. The company ended up on Dr. Phil to plea for redemption. But no crisis communication team could dig them out. It begs the question, “how many companies …

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What’s Going On In The Community! March 2015

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Spring is around the corner, and Afterglow is helping you prepare! They’ve shared a list of spring cleaning tips every homeowner should know during this season. Tonight, brew up new connections at Snapd KW’s monthly Cask and Chat. You’ll have the chance to network, win prizes, and try amazing beers and appetizers from Abe Erb. From now until May 31st, …

durrellcommWhat’s Going On In The Community! March 2015