Blattel Communications

250 Montgomery Street Suite 1200
San Francisco, CA 94104, United States

  • 415.397.4811
  • 415.956.5125

Community Content is “King”

On July 11, NBA fans and sports enthusiasts alike were flooded with news reports announcing the return of LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers. James began his incredibly successful NBA career as a Cav in 2003. After James…more
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The Relationship Between Good Ads and Good Writing

I love ads. Good advertisements not only make us want to buy products, but they also are entertaining and an art form of sorts. It seems trendy to poke fun at those who want to “only watch the ads” during the Super Bowl, but…more
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The Most Overused Words in AEC Industry Writing

Immersed in the real estate and AEC (architecture, engineering and construction) worlds, every day I read industry press releases and other marketing-related content. There are a few specific words that have stuck out over the…more
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Crowdsourcing – Lawyers Quickly Embracing the Idea

The statement “all the cool kids are doing it” is usually signals a fad. However, in the case of crowdsourcing, the idea is no longer a trend and quickly becoming a staple of the Internet. While most think of crowdsourcing as…more
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Embracing Facebook as a News Conduit

I’m a bit of a dinosaur. On a good day, three physical newspapers are dropped at my doorstep. Of the things that motivate me to get out of bed: coffee and those newspapers play a large role. Being a media relations professional,…more
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Ellen Blattel Talks Women in Business

The following is excerpted from a chat on the couch with Blattel Communications Founder and CEO Ellen Blattel. We looked at the issues facing women in business, and Ellen reveals her path into the public relations and…more
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Why You Need a Picture for Your Recent News

Sharing your career news/moves in the “On the Move” sections of local business journals, industry trade publications and even your alumni magazines is a great way to keep the business community abreast and engage your…more
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Why You Should Keep Personal Social Media Use Professional

Online privacy policies, especially with respect to social media sites, have redefined the word ephemeral. Just when one thinks they have successfully navigated the complexities of properties such as Facebook, new “terms of use”…more
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Are Press Releases Useful?

Every week, key company executives receive emails from their marketing and communications teams with press releases attached for review. No doubt these documents elicit groans at times. More than one managing partner or…more
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Getting Past Twitter Inertia

Last week, JP Morgan Chase & Co. asked college students in advance of an upcoming forum with a senior company executive to send questions over Twitter with the hashtag “#AskJPM.” Less than six hours after the hashtag was…more
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Lessons from Netflix’s Business Model for Professional Services Companies

Netflix continues to be one of the most innovative companies, from DVDs-by-mail to streaming and now original programming like House of Cards and Arrested Development. What lessons can law firms, and other professional services…more
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A Nine Inning Communications Game Plan

Crafting and executing an effective communications plan requires long-term vision, daily execution and a strategic direction. These same elements are readily apparent with a successful baseball team…more
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Tell Me a Story

On Monday, the New York Times ran a story on Coca-Cola’s latest website revamp. It is being molded into a publication, complete with stories and an editorial calendar, that the company is titling Coca-Cola Journeys. This may…more
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Areas of Practice
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