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Tanner Friedman Promotes Top Professionals

Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications announces the following promotions of its key client-facing team members: • KIM EBERHARDT, Director (formerly Senior Account Manager) • KRISTIN SOKUL, Director (formerly Senior Account Manager) • LEXI CERILLI, Senior Account Manager (formerly Account Manager) • TOM WEGEHAUPT, Senior Account Manager (formerly Account Manager) Click here to read full announcement.

Who Am I and Who Should Know? A Business Imperative for Communications

Whether in times of prosperity or economic downturn, one business imperative is to continually communicate. Even if a company’s services exceed the competition’s abilities or products are positioned to better meet customer needs than anyone else’s, actual success can be elusive if the right audiences are not aware of your services and their key attributes. … Continued

A Vacation From Email Is A Real Vacation

The “real vacation” may be the most elusive experience in modern business. Ironically, I have friends who hold me up as some kind of an example because I’m “only” connected to work 358 days per year. That’s because in recent years, I have had the good fortune to be able to take cruises vacations during … Continued

Tom Wegehaupt Named Chair of Detroit Regional Chamber Ambassador Committee

Farmington Hills, Mich.— The Detroit Regional Chamber Ambassador Committee announced Tom Wegehaupt, Account Manager, Tanner Friedman Strategic Communications, as its 2018 Chair.  Wegehaupt served as the group’s Vice-Chair in 2017. Chamber Ambassadors are responsible for assisting new members by introducing them to the benefits and services of Chamber membership and serve as a one-on-one contact … Continued

$500K For Monitoring: Big Firm Embarrasses With Greed

Ironic as it may be, the PR agency business has worked very hard to earn its reputation as greedy and superfluous. Now, for the eyes of the nation to see, one of the largest firms in the world has been caught fleecing a public institution in crisis. If only this was an aberration. This Lansing … Continued

Bully This: Cyber Attacks Set Bad Example

Cyberbullying is defined as: “The use of electronic communication to bully a person by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature.” It is out there and it is on the rise. Especially at risk, of course, are adolescents and teenagers. According to the Cyberbullying Research Center in fact, 33.8 percent of teens surveyed between … Continued