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An “Alternative Press Conference”

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Sean Spicer had the best first White House briefing of all time #spicerfacts Unless you are still in denial (we feel you) and hiding out from the reality of Donald Trump’s inauguration, you likely saw the showstopping spectacle that was Sean Spicer’s first White House briefing. Spicer’s first real shakedown with White House Press Corps made headlines, as I’m sure …

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Holiday Gift Guide from the Ladies at DComm

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We know…we’re shocked too. The holiday season is in full swing and Christmas is less than three weeks away! This means a few things: festive displays are showing up everywhere, malls are bustling with excited crowds, work and family celebrations are in full gear, and that Christmas shopping you were dreading needs to happen now. To help you this holiday …

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Social Summit 2014

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It was an early morning for the DComm girls Friday Sept 26th, as we attended this year’s Social Summit at the Tannery Event Centre. The Summit was hosted by the Waterloo Region Small Business Centre and Mad Hatter Technology, and focused on strategies, tools, trends from some of our community’s most influential social media leaders. With colourful pens in one hand, …

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Pitch Tip: Eye Contact

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Haven’t thought about eye contact? Think again! We’ve all left that conversation where the person you are speaking with just won’t look you in the eye. It doesn’t necessarily mean that person didn’t want to speak with you, but it certainly didn’t make you feel comfortable. You always want your audience to feel comfortable in your presence and this starts …

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Marketing vs PR – What’s the Difference?

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                  So your company has implemented a PR strategy and your marketing campaign is underway. Wait a minute. What’s the difference? You may not have thought about it before, but there is a big difference between PR and marketing. Both of them serve the same purpose: to help your company succeed. The …

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Pitch Perfect: Practice

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  You’ve heard the saying: “Practice Makes Perfect.” Musicians and athletes call it practice, actors and performers call it rehearsal – but either way, people who get in front of an audience on a regular basis always prepare themselves. Practicing before you present is a must, and here are the most effective ways to do it: Practice by Filming Yourself …

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Anti-Spam Legislation: All You Need To Know

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Confused about CASL? Let us help! You’re hearing about it everywhere, but what does it actually mean? The Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation is approaching fast and we’ve got everything you need to know right here. CASL (or as we like to call it here at Durrell Comm, ‘castle’) will come into effect July 1, protecting individuals and businesses from unwanted or …

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#HDdemoday top 25 moments

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Raise the bar! That’s what the eleven HYPERDRIVE companies did on DemoDay last Friday.  HYPERDRIVE is a unique tech startup accelerator program that takes an idea to market in a three month sprint. Investors have stepped up to support the program with more than $30 million dollars. The third cohort took the stage at the Tannery and demanded respect for …

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