Unlike! Teenagers say they don’t like Facebook. And they’re not doing anything about it.

In the beginning, social media was almost completely fluid.  Literally, by the time you found out about it the herd had moved on.  MySpace and Friendster were among the first portals to really become sticky, but even they faded. Now, there’s still the new shooting star…some like Pinterest seem to engage a larger audience…others like Viddy Read More.

Integrated Communications. Welcome to the show, FleishmanHillard.

“But our guess here is that other PR agencies and communications departments will follow FleishmanHillard’s lead. The rapid pace of change in media and marketing leaves PR execs with little choice.” That quote is from an article written this week and published in many media outlets, including PRNews.  Basically, it is a nicely crafted press release Read More.

Brandi Dawson Joins Access Advertising & Public Relations

Access Advertising & Public Relations has expanded its firm with the addition of Brandi Dawson as an account executive for the account services team. Prior to joining the Roanoke-based advertising and public relations firm, Dawson was Marketing Manager for LewisGale Regional Health System, which comprised of four hospitals, six outpatient centers, two cancer centers and nearly 700 physicians. Read More.

Todd Marcum Receives Marshall University Alumni Distinction Award

Todd Marcum, President of Access Advertising & Public Relations and a 1983 graduate of Marshall University, was recognized with the 2013 Marshall University Alumni Distinction Award for the  W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications. Marcum was honored at the Marshall University Alumni Association’s 76th annual Alumni Awards Banquet on Sat., Apr. 27 Read More.

Thinkers wanted.

I was at a breakfast meeting recently with a lot of people who like to talk about business. I mean really like to talk business.  We find it exciting and consider the proper, principled conduct in business part of our purpose.  Yep. BizGeeks. The conversation started with the recent freefall in the price of precious metals, Read More.