April 3, 2014

Google Plus: Far from a ghost town

Google Plus: Far from a ghost town

I was quick to jump on the Google+ bandwagon in 2011. Any new social platform is bound to get my heart racing, but one that comes from a search giant like Google was particularly exciting to me.

I added contacts and created different circles for all my networks: coworkers, friends, bloggers, runners and social media influencers. I was also quick to start posting regular content like links to my most recent blog posts and interesting articles. I hosted some hangouts. Then I waited.  For a while, it felt like I was talking to no one. But soon, I realized I wasn’t alone. And with every passing day, this social network gets bigger and bigger.

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April 1, 2014

A dollar for your thoughts

A dollar for your thoughts

Humans love telling the world what they think about anything and everything. This blog post, for example, proves the point.

This powerful need to be heard has been fueling the explosive growth of social media platforms, communications tools that are rapidly and permanently changing the way we interact with each other. 

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January 31, 2014

Travelocity names Citizen PR Agency of Record

Travelocity names Citizen PR Agency of Record

We’re roaming with the Gnome! After a competitive review process Travelocity has selected Citizen as their North American Public Relations Agency of Record. This follows on work Citizen has been doing for Travelocity as their  Canadian PR Agency for the past several years, that saw the agency invited to pitch on the North America wide business.

You can read more about it in PR Week:

Travelocity Moves Account to Citizen 

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January 30, 2014

Putin’s Olympics might flush Russia’s rep down the toilet

Putin’s Olympics might flush Russia’s rep down the toilet

With the 2014 Winter olympics just a few days away, Citizen General manager Nick Cowling provides the Huffington Post with his perspective on what the games in Sochi  will do for Russia’s reputation.

Read Nick’s latest in the Huffington Post Canada:

Putin’s Olympics Might Flush Russia’s Rep Down the Toilet

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January 10, 2014

Public Relations in Canada – Interview with David Brodie

Public Relations in Canada – Interview with David Brodie

Vice President David Brodie recently sat down with the team from Freshgigs.ca to talk about what it’s like working with for Citizen and tips for getting into the public relations industry in Canada.

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January 1, 2014

Citizen named Canadian Agency of the Year

Citizen named Canadian Agency of the Year

A year-and-a-half after a major re-brand and re-launch, Citizen has been named Canadian Agency of the Year by The Holmes Report, a global standard bearer for the public relations industry. The award recognizes the agency for its growth in both size and scope, citing the expansion of revenue, clients and expertise.

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April 15, 2013

Creating people powered conversations

Creating people powered conversations

Potential clients, potential Citizens and the trade media guys are often prone to ask us about what makes Citizen different. What’s our USP? 

We’ve thought about it at length. Simply put: we know how to get people talking.

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