RAD Strategies

We say it every year…

“How is it December already? Wasn’t it just 2016?” Although the year went by fast, we have a lot to be grateful for. We’re especially blessed to have wonderful clients and partners we call friends.

As we extend our holiday wishes to you and yours, we invite you join us for our favorite holiday traditions. Amy shares traditions that she’s grown…

Traditionally Untraditional

 

Years ago around this time of year, I met my husband in one of those “love-at-first-sight” situations. Yes, the full story is as cheesy as it sounds. That first Christmas was full of tree decorating, spiked eggnog and my now-husband pretending to like the classic holiday tunes on repeat. As the years have passed, there’s still remnants of that first…

My Sweet Transition from Holiday Giftee to Gifter

Each time the holidays roll around I get a bit more cheerful, turn the Christmas tunes to full blast and get a sudden inspiration to give, give, give. Growing up, my mom and I would always volunteer at non-profit organizations and donate any Christmas gifts we could to local families in need. To me, the holidays have always symbolized a…

I Still Believe

I was 8 years old when a boy at school told me there was no such thing as Santa. I was devastated. How could he do that? Thinking back on it, I had known for a while. We all know, don’t we? But it’s the power of believing that’s at the heart of what makes Christmas special.

I believe that traditions…

The Tradition of Holiday Traditions

Christmas has always been my favorite time of year. The lights, the music, the sweets… it all adds up to that particular Christmas cheer that only comes around once a year. There’s a tangible mood around the holidays that you just can’t help but feel.

Growing up, my family wasn’t big on extravagant family traditions. We did have a few, like…

Katie’s Tips for Cat-Herding Aka Project Management

Organization is Key
Being able to find everything you need in a timely manner and stay on track for deadlines all falls under great organization skills. At RAD Strategies, we use Basecamp, a great software tool that allows you to track tasks, assign to-do items to other team members and keep track of those critical milestones.

Follow-up Frequently
Part of being a manager…

The News Release is Not Dead

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PRSA SIERRA NEVADA CHAPTER ANNOUNCES NEWS RELEASE IS NOT DEAD
No matter how hard we try

RENO, Nev. (Oct. 24, 2014)—Today the Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) announced big news in the public relations industry: The news release is not dead. The revelation was made when keynote speaker Marisa Vallbona, APR, Fellow PRSA, declared she…

5 Tips to Enhance Your Facebook Post

Facebook is probably your best friend some days and your biggest nemesis others. You enjoy seeing the interaction between friends and family. You love it when your page has a reach that far exceeds your expectations. But then there are days when you can’t help but wonder why. Why did my reach decrease 50 people? Why did only 3 people…

You’re a Professional. Now Act Like One.

You’ve got your diploma. You know everything about public relations, marketing, the latest and greatest social media apps and even gamification. Great. You’ve even secured a job. That’s really great. So now what? The transition to real world, that’s what.

The first summer after college graduation really is the worst. Suddenly you have no summer break. You’re lucky enough to have…