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The Almighty PowerPoint

Ahhh, the almighty PowerPoint…it seems to be a requirement these days when making a presentation, but are we using it effectively? Here are a few tips to help make your presentation polished and compelling when using PowerPoint.

Hitting the High Notes

At MCG, working collaboratively with our clients and creative partners inspires us to reach for new heights of communications excellence every day. On Saturday evening we joined a dynamic group of Northwest Arkansas advertising and marketing professionals to celebrate the best of 2008 at the Northwest Arkansas Ad Fed annual dinner.

MCG was honored to accept four Addy awards on behalf of our client partners including:

  • Southwestern Energy Company- Silver Addy for Real Arkansans, Real Stories; Newspaper, Campaign, Color
  • Southwestern Energy Company- Silver Addy for Ambassador’s Brochure; Collateral Material, Brochure
  • Arkansans For Better Schools- Gold Addy for ACT 35 Brochure; Public Service, Collateral, Brochure
  • Wal-Mart Corporate Communications- Gold Addy for HE5 Grand Opening Invitation; Collateral Material, Special Event, Invitation

Congratulations to our clients, creative vendors, team members at MCG and to the fellow Northwest Arkansas Addy honorees for […]

Apply the filter, please

 

Cydnee Cochran

A friend who is an occupational therapist works with children who are on the autism spectrum. One of the things she teaches them is to think in terms of “thought” bubbles and “word” bubbles, just like they would see in a cartoon. “Apply the filter,” she says, meaning, stop and think about the impact and effect of your words before you say them.

This technique is not just for children who are struggling to improve their social interaction skills. The same principles apply in public relations. We counsel our clients to think strategically through the following points before their words shift from thought bubble to […]

A Smooth Business

Inta Juice's business of the week - MCG
Meredith, Inta Juice owner and Allison celebrate MCG’s distinguished honor of business of the week presented in these trophy cups by Inta Juice.

A new business in town, Inta Juice, named us its first business of the week, which meant we got smoothies for everyone in the office this Thursday. I had the “watermelon wave,” and it was a nice energy boost for a busy afternoon. In a world where being aggressive toward business can make or break you, and in an economy where the unemployment rate is continuously rising, making a public relations agency your first business of the week […]

By |February 13th, 2009|Mitchell Team|0 Comments