Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIN cast in a new and doable light


Fabulous presentation by Fun City Social Media at the recent National Schools Foundation conference. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and LinkedIN cast in a new and doable light. The company has loads of informative information on their website http://www.funcitysocialmedia.com

Getting Press for all the Right Reason

Awards, nominations, and contracts won are great reasons to send out a media release with a photo. Even small to medibum-sized press mentions are noticed and help build reputations.

Wise County Messenger highlights Bill E. Carter of Carter Financial Management

Bill E. Carter ’69, a Wise County native, recently received the Outstanding Alumni Award from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University. Established in 1992, this award recognizes those alumni who distinguish themselves by reaching a significant level of accomplishment and who possess the highest standards of integrity and character. [...]

Does 60-seconds on TV still count as fame?

Sometimes TV time is a disappointment for clients, the “my story is worth more time” syndrome. But, 60 seconds on a major regional network news show is still a big deal and not easy to come by. The Vision Forum’s recent No-Hate event was covered by WFAA, http://www.wfaa.com/community/Hundreds-say-no-to-hate-in-Dallas-131964418.html. The original spot was [...]

Writing is 3/4 of the Game Today

The Vision Forum’s No-Hate event was featured in The Dallas Morning New’s NeighborsGo section. If you want a feature, you’d better be able to write it!

Vision Forum's

The Vision Forum, http://www.thevisionforum.org
presented It’s Time Dallas: A Two-Day No- Hate Occasion featuring Margaret Marshall, former Chief Justice of Massachusetts’ Supreme Judicial Court and author of the ruling legalizing same-sex marriage in Massachusetts, and the NOH8 Campaign.

On Saturday, October 15 at 7 p.m., Margaret Marshall, former Chief Justice of [...]

Miller Consulting Adds a New Client - Winfree Academy Charter Schools

Winfree Academy,http://www.winfreeacademy.com, is a school for students who are at risk of dropping out of high school. They can attend school in a safe environment and work with staff members who have been specifically trained to work with at-risk youth. Miller Consulting will work with Winfree on Strategic Business Development initiatives [...]

Boy Scout Ziplining Away

Scout-A-Palooza’s the feature story in the Oak Cliff People, http://www.oakcliffpeople.com/2011/09/01/oak-cliff-people-090211
Boy Scout Troop 5 and Crew 5 hosted their first annual Scout-A-Palooza with water balloon fights, an awesome zipline, rope bridges, caveman golf, and tomahawk throwing and showcased Cub, Scout, and Venture programs. “Scouting is a values-based, outdoors program that helps young people [...]

New for the Visually-Impaired

Visually-impaired patrons can now more fully enjoy live theatrical performances thanks to this new program by Reading & Radio Resource. The organization recently launched its Audio Description Services in partnership with the AT&T Perofrming Arts Center. Trained volunteers provide live description of the sets, costumes, action, and props during theatrical performances. Learn [...]

Sunday School Isn't What It Used to Be

My many years of torturously boring Sunday School lessons made this story a joy to write, “Sunday School Isn’t What It Used to Be” on NeighborsGo.com, www.neighborsgo.com/index.php?page_id=1000&site_page_id=5&post_id=70628

Reading & Radio Resource featured in The Dallas Morning News

Mike Tamez, sportscaster for Station NTRB of Reading & Radio Resource, is featured in a front page Metro story for The Dallas Morning News. There’s also a video of Mike, who’s been blind since the age of 4, talking about his show, Mike Tamez of The Sports Section.

Public Relations for CT Aerospace

Miller Consulting is honored to provide public relations services for CT Aerospace, www.ctaerospace.com in partnership with kimschlossberg designs, www.kimmarla.com. CT Aerospace, headquartered in Carrollton, Texas is a privately-held company providing a wide variety of products and services for the aviation industry.  In its 55,000 square-foot facility, CT maintains an extensive [...]

Whose God Is It Anyway? presented by client, The Vision Forum

Vision Forum presents Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and former editor of Newsweek, on Tuesday, November 16. Mr. Meacham will discuss his book, American Gospel, offering an historical perspective of religion in America AND addressing current topics such as the building of the Islamic community center in New York City near “Ground [...]

The Best PR You Can Get

Sometimes the best PR comes from an unexpected source – a helpful, well-informed, friendly parking lot attendant! I was on a business call with a client last week in Fort Worth. The day was chillier than I expected, and I had returned to the car for my sweater. The parking lot attendant [...]

Thinking with Words

My son’s teacher recently told me that my son’s ability to “think with words” was outstanding. My knee-jerk immediate thought was “How else would one think but with words?” But there are several ways to think – spatially like engineers and architects, visually like painters, aurally like musicians, emotionally like most [...]

Sunday Afternoon in the Park

Lazy Sunday afternoons in July aren’t usually the site of something exciting, but last Sunday I spent three hours with a group of marketing professionals gathered to develop a Marketing Strategy. This wasn’t any old marketing strategy, but one calculated to change the way of doing business for one of my clients, Reading & [...]

Martin Luther, The Reformation & Other Everyday Things

It’s not every day I have the chance to write about Martin Luther, The Reformation, and the organ building tradition in Northern Germany! Writing this story about The Episcopal Church of the Transfiguration’s new organ was a treat.

To Video or Not To Video

If You Care about Low Income Housing…

Community Resource Group (CRG) initiated an affordable housing project working with residents of manufactured home parks in Houston, Texas. Residents, with the help of CRG, can purchase their park and then manage it themselves thus providing more security and a better quality of life for them [...]

Working with Photographers

Coordinating a photographer with your story idea or event can be key to receiving coverage in the media. Good pictures help tell the story and interest the readers.

Hire a photographer if you can. If not, recruit a volunteer, or learn how to take decent pictures yourself.

Writing the editorial

Writing editorials and opinion columns requires several skills at once – the ability to write succinctly, maybe even entertainingly, tightly structured, and in the voice of your client. This leads us to perhaps the most important skill after basic writing skills, being a careful and intuitive listener.