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SEO Didn’t Die, It Evolved – New SEO Best Practices For 2021

  January 14, 2021

Search engine optimization (SEO) has come a long way since the old days of keyword stuffing and link purchasing. As algorithms get smarter and search engines rely more heavily on artificial intelligence, it is important to adjust your SEO strategy…


NST Expands Strategic Leadership To Meet Growing Client Needs

  January 7, 2021

Melissa Rue Joins NST, Bringing New Expertise, Relationships and Strategic Insights With a laser focus on providing fresh, informed thinking and strategic value to clients, Nuffer, Smith, Tucker (NST) is expanding its leadership team with the addition of longtime PR…

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NST Expands Agriculture Expertise With New Team Member

  January 7, 2021

Krista Smith Joins Agency as Account Executive Increasing its ability to create meaningful industry connections and provide strategic guidance for its agricultural clients, Nuffer, Smith, Tucker welcomes Krista Smith as an account executive. Smith brings a decade of marketing communication…

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New Year, New Opportunities

  January 5, 2021

In 2021, NST is embarking on a new strategic plan focused on growth and empowerment of our people and client partners to reach their full potential – and we’re adding to our team. We’re looking for explorers ready to jump…


New Words from the Year that left us Speechless

  January 4, 2021

Each year the team of lexicographers, linguists and language technologists at Oxford Languages, the publisher of the Oxford English Dictionary, collect and explore “evidence-based data” to understand the year’s developments in language. The most popular outcome from this linguistic exploration…


A Time to Debrief: 5 Business Learnings from 2020

  December 23, 2020

There is light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel for many individuals and businesses, and it takes the form of vaccines with high marks for effectiveness. And while science is giving us much to be excited about, we’re far…


Giving Back During a Year that Took So Much

  December 1, 2020

At NST, we believe strongly in supporting each other and being willing to lend a hand – so much so it’s one of our organization’s core values. Not only do we hold each other to this commitment, but we recognize…

Breaking Through the Clutter with Video

Breaking Through the Clutter with Video

  October 27, 2020

Let’s face it, the COVID-19 pandemic has put most of us in front of our computers for hours on end. In person meetings are replaced with Zoom sessions, and even networking opportunities have gone virtual. With fewer opportunities to reach…


Benefiting from PR Industry Collaboration

  October 5, 2020

Collaboration plays an important role in the success of any business, and while it generally happens among coworkers and allies, rarely does it happen among industry peers who may be seen as competition – Worldcom Public Relations Group is an…


Remembering Valerie Lemke: Founding Team Member and Former NST Vice President

  August 31, 2020

The public relations and San Diego community lost a legend recently, with the passing of Valerie Lemke, who was 84. In 1974, she was a founding account executive of Nuffer, Smith, Tucker and rose through the ranks to ultimately serve…

Hero Adjusting Social Media Strategy During a Pandemic

Adjusting Social Media Strategy During a Pandemic

  April 13, 2020

A recent webinar hosted by content marketing consulting firm Convince & Convert discussed how our current environment is affecting brand’s social media strategies and the changes that must be made to operations in the interim. In the “11 Things You…

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How to Make the Most of a Virtual Meeting

  April 3, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a new “normal” in many aspects of life. Having no choice but to find alternatives for a variety of everyday activities, technology has eased the transition in many cases. Remote work has become a trend…


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