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Return to the Office Tips

Motivational Tips for the Greatest Comeback Story of All Time: The Return to Office

  September 23, 2021

With droves of knowledge workers around the world returning to the office this month – in various models – there are likely lots of people excited for the steps toward a return to normal. There are also a lot of…

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Joining a PR Agency Mid-Pandemic

  September 13, 2021

Elise Frankel Shares a Behind the Scenes Look at Starting as an Account Coordinator in June 2021 Like many recent grads, spending my last year and a half of college 100% online was a far cry from my original five-year…

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Thought Leadership: How to Become a Trusted Industry Expert

  September 1, 2021

When companies seek public relations support, their expectations may revolve around quick results or immediate return on investment (ROI). While some aspects of public relations can lend themselves to this approach, many PR strategies, like increasing brand awareness and establishing…

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Put Your Social Media Platforms to Work for You

  August 19, 2021

Social media has become one of the most common means of communication for many, and for some, a catalyst to business success. According to Pew Research Center, just 5% of American adults used at least one social media platform in…

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Create Action: 5 Tips to Effectively Communicate with Elected Officials

  August 11, 2021

Advocating in the government arena, be it local, state or federal, can be challenging. Elected officials, and their staff, are inundated with numerous tasks and requests daily, making it difficult to break through the noise and secure a meeting. When…

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Effective Presentations in the Digital Age

  July 29, 2021

The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that more than 73% of adults are affected by a fear of public speaking. Despite that figure, you can’t escape presentations in public relations – even in the digital age. In fact, the…

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Setting the Foundation for a Successful Blog

  July 22, 2021

Is your blog not living up to its full potential? Or maybe you’ve been putting off starting one out of fear you can’t keep it up? We recognize that using a blog to connect with your audience may not be…

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PR for Nonprofits: Four Tips for Driving Value from Public Relations

  July 14, 2021

At NST, we’ve had an opportunity to work with a number of nonprofit and community organizations throughout our more than 47 years in business. Our agency has been fortunate enough to support several leading mission-driven organizations, including the American Red…

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San Diego PR Agency Bolsters Government Relations and Agriculture Capabilities

  July 7, 2021

Dylan Lomanto Joins Nuffer, Smith, Tucker as Government Relations and Public Affairs Specialist In support of growing client needs for government affairs and California agriculture industry connections, Nuffer, Smith, Tucker (NST) adds Dylan Lomanto as a government relations and public…

The Lost Art of the Cover Letter

The Lost Art of the Cover Letter

  June 30, 2021

As businesses plan for office re-entry after more than a year and a half of remote work and a scaled back workforce, the need to find the right talent is more important than ever. Landing the job of your dreams…

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Productivity vs. Efficiency. What Should PR Pros Aim For?

  June 23, 2021

Have you looked at the clock during your workday and wondered how the day escaped you? Maybe you felt as though you couldn’t accomplish all that you had planned for that day, or even that there simply wasn’t enough time…

San Diego Union-Tribune Op-Ed from NST President and Partner Teresa Siles

San Diego Union-Tribune Op-Ed from NST President and Partner Teresa Siles: San Diego businesses are eager to reopen. Here’s what they should keep in mind

  June 16, 2021

The article below originally appeared as an Opinion-Editorial piece by NST President and Partner Teresa Siles in The San Diego Union-Tribune on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. With the elimination of the tiered system in California and low COVID-19 case rates,…


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