Traditional News Rarely Cares About Traditional Small Businesses

There is a common experience for public relations practitioners in which firms’ prospects get a hankering to gain publicity or fame because they believe it will help their business. Sometimes- as is the case for adventurous consumer brands such as Red Bull or Coachella music festival- extra publicity can lead to extra attention, resulting in [...]

Volkswagen Replaces Bad Slogan with No Slogan as PR Crisis Continues

How was your 2015? Can’t be any worse than Volkswagen’s. The company has lost more than 1/3 of its market value in the wake of one of the biggest corporate business scandals (to date) the 21st century. In case you have been living under a rock (or a Beetle), here’s the short version, as explained [...]

Houston Entrepreneurs Launch Business Training Company

Inc. 500 Business Developer and Education Specialist Kick Off OntoBox Training Houston, TX (December 17, 2015)- After years of successfully developing businesses and executing powerful campaigns for both B2B and B2C clients, Inc. 500 business developer Jason Arcemont and content development specialist Daniel J. Cohen have teamed up to bring the Houston business scene a [...]

Special Branding Report: 21 Presidential Campaign Slogans Ranked from Worst to Best

Have you been watching the presidential race? If not, you’re missing some primetime television, as well as an opportunity to learn about branding at the highest level. Make no mistake: the Presidential Election is one of the highest offices in the world and the 2016 Presidential Election is estimated to cost more than $5 billion [...]

Five Ways Content Writers Can Create a Better Client Relationship

The content writer’s job is to create language that compels others to act. No matter what medium or what purpose the content has, good content maintains that characteristic and leverages the power of words to reinforce a particular mindset or action. However, not all copy ends up as powerful as it should be. While the [...]

RedShift Writers Shift Ahead Presser 2-17 – Houston Writeathon Ready for Liftoff

RedShift Writers prides itself not just on providing you with incredible content and thoughts about how to craft better writing for business and personal pleasures, but also on what is to come, where resources lie in the City of Houston, and how you can get involved in the business community. On that note, we present [...]

Five Impacts Social Media Can Have on Your Afterlife

(This article was written largely to promote a Panel Picker proposal for 2014 SXSW Interactive titled “Tweet After Death: How to Use Social Media to Live Forever” that I co-developed with Michele Price. It is based on this original Waxing Unlyrical article. Please check out our dual panel description, vote for us, leave a comment, [...]

Free Online Content- Market Speak

Content writers know how to spot what works and what doesn’t in your market speak. We’re on the front lines of your marketing war every day, making things happen for our clients and combating our opponents. Content writers who do what they are supposed to do create incredible value for your company. Content writers who [...]

You Will Not Read this Blog Post

You will not read this blog post. There’s no chance. No matter how snappy I make this post, without something graphic in the copy of the post and a bloody murder headline, or a big nasty picture, or something directly useful or interesting to you, you’re not going to read it. There used to be [...]

Sales- The Only True Business Measurement

Money Coffee

Social media marketing has turned our business era into something unlike any other. No, I’m not talking about engagement with customers, or viral marketing, or high speed Word of mouth advertising. Rather, I’m talking about a not-so-good development that has happened to our marketing minds: People have lost track of the bottom line. Experimentation and [...]