Events

This Thanksgiving Season, Plan to Do Something Special

When Thanksgiving comes this  year, will your company or organization have done something special to give back? Here’s your chance. During the week of November 16, more then 2,500 volunteers in the Sacramento area will work to pack more than 500,000 meals for malnourished children around the world. The “MobilePack” is an effort under the auspices of Feed My Starving...
Read more

Halldin PR’s Sofia Gutierrez Selected as Finalist for Sacramento Business Journal’s “40 Under 40”

By Tracy Tierney I wasn’t surprised to find out that Halldin Public Relations Vice President Sofia Gutierrez was one of the 100 finalists announced last month for The Sacramento Business Journal’s “40 Under 40.” Sofia embodies just what they’re looking for – she’s one of Sacramento’s dynamic, up-and-coming business leaders who deserves to be recognized for her success at work...
Read more

Halldin PR Intern Gets More Than She Expected

By Emmalia Sutherland As Halldin Public Relation’s new intern, I figured I would spend most my time filing clips, helping around the office, and maybe some minimal writing. No one ever said that working up from the bottom was supposed to be fun or hold much responsibility! During my first few weeks at Halldin PR, I got the opportunity to...
Read more

Social Media Roundtable: How Biz Benefits from Twitter, Facebook

Recently, the Sacramento Business Journal asked a number of Northern California social media experts to gather together and discuss how business can use social media. Here are some of the major takeaways from the roundtable: Businesses of every shade must manage social media - your customers and clients are talking about you already online…ignorance is not bliss. Businesses must have...
Read more

Placer Business TWEETUP Helps Newcastle Volunteer Fire Dept.

By Michelle Ponto of News10 AUBURN, CA -Newcastle may not yet be an official town, but the residents living in the area have a heart as big as San Francisco. “We’re an unincorporated town. Newcastle doesn’t even have a mayor, but we have some really great things here,” said Lisa Sacco, who owns Sacco Salon in Newcastle. One of the...
Read more

Placer Biz TWEETUP: Photos & Upcoming Event Info

Check Out Photos from Last Month’s Placer Biz TWEETUP: Good times at the Tweetup on the Tres Agaves’ patio Attendees race to see if they can make the fastest margarita Businesses mix and mingle while talking social media Tweeting for charity Tres Agaves Next TWEETUP is Tuesday, July 13 7-9 pm La Provence Restaurant & Terrace in Roseville. REGISTER here....
Read more

The Gulf Oil Spill: From Crisis Communications to Damage Control

BBC News recently reported a list of BP Chief Executive Officer Tony Hayward’s “gaffes” in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Here is what they say are some of Hayward’s controversial actions and statements: • Participating in a boat race recently, which a BP spokesman noted as Hayward merely “spending a few hours with his family at...
Read more

Moving Beyond the Buzz: Understanding Social Media Coming June 30

On June 30, the Rocklin Area Chamber of Commerce presents “Moving Beyond the Buzz: Understanding Social Media’s Impact on Business & If It’s Right for You!” The special two hour session will be held on Wednesday, June 30 at Strikes Family Entertainment Center in Rocklin. Session will provide answers to the following: What is Social Media? How is Social Media...
Read more