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Posts Tagged ‘Merry Christmas’

The 12 Days of Christmas Will Be a Little More Expensive This Year

Holiday-SpendingHey look! It’s the ghosts of Christmas past, paster, and pastest.

What’s really perplexing is that while these cats are long gone, their products continue to cost us more and more money with each passing Christmas even after accounting for inflation! Whatever the reason, it happens — and this year is no question.

The company delivering the bad news is PNC Wealth Management, which has embraced its role as the provider of America’s annual financial blues.

So, if you are in the market for a partridge in a pear tree, you may want to shift gears and consider something in the fig tree family…

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‘The Twelve Days of Christmas’: the PR Remix

12 days of christmas

Whether you’re preparing for Christmas, Hanukkah, Yule, KwanzaaArba’een, or Festivus (for the rest of us), December is a most celebrated month.

The lights, the sounds, the sights, the …eh, pounds (for those who like to adopt pets this time of the year). And while you are fighting in the parking lot for your space, you will certainly hear a cacophony of Yuletide tunes everywhere. The classics are what I fancy because having One Direction singing a love ballad about some chick under the mistletoe is just too creepy for me. 

With that in mind, we have scoured the standards and created a PR remix of ‘The 12 Days of Christmas.’ So, get out your auto-tuner and karaoke machines, this one is sure to be a classic all month long.

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Merry Christmas to All Our Readers

...and to all a drunk night

…and to all a drunk night

Here’s wishing you a happy 25th from everyone at PRNewser! We won’t be posting for the next couple of days due to our family commitments: tasting the paella, letting the in-laws beat us at bowling, drinking too much Christmas whiskey and trying to figure out whether we missed anything while watching A Christmas Story for the fifteenth time (because no one ever gives us the remote).

So take stock of your booty, find a way to distract the kids and have a drink or ten. Then try your best to tolerate your loved ones, avoid thinking about your clients and thank whatever God you may worship that your name isn’t Justine Sacco.

Merry Christmas, everyone.

Great Holiday Cards from PR Firms

Like the rest of you, we’ve received quite a few holiday-themed e-cards from various firms and individuals over the past two weeks. We’d like to highlight a few that stood out (listed in no particular order, because you know we don’t play favorites):

Oh, and apologies to everyone we left out—our number one New Year’s resolution is “re-organize your inbox!!!”

 

  • Wolff Olins’s nicely animated New Year’s resolutions card
  • CRT/Tanaka’s “Inspired by You” video, which uses human silhouettes to spell themes
  • APCO Worldwide’s clip featuring “Thank You” messages from around the world
  • Jack Morton’s “What I’m Looking Forward to in 2013Pinterest page featuring original art inspired by optimistic New Year’s suggestions
  • Cision PR’s “Cringe Worthy Moments” reviewing some of the year’s PR fails
  • TriplePoint’s musical, hip and awkward “Happy Holidays
  • Here’s an interesting one that’s more of a year-in-review: Waggener Edstrom’s “Go Native” city guide celebrating another year of “favorite local experiences” in cities around the world.
  • We also want to take a brief moment to recognize Havas PR’s “12 Days of Havas” giving initiative, created in coordination with #GivingTuesday.