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Ward Hubbell Discusses PR Firm Longevity

November 16th, 2018
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Hubbell Communications' founder and president, Ward Hubbell, recently sat down with The Dendro Group's Zach Hyder to discuss what longevity looks like for public relations firms like ours. This episode of The Dendrocast podcast looks at why so many agencies don't survive when their founders leave or hand over the business to new owners. Check out [...]

5 Internal Communications Tools That are Disrupting the Old Ways of Doing Business

October 18th, 2018

Did you know that healthy and frequent internal communication in the workplace is essential for strong teamwork and a positive atmosphere? In the digital age, this form of communication has become more convenient – and necessary – than ever before. According to Hyperlink InfoSystem, nearly 15% of an employee’s time is spent in communication with [...]

Hubbell Communications opens Bend office, hires Erin Foote Morgan

September 18th, 2018
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PORTLAND, Ore. – Hubbell Communications, Oregon’s premier public affairs and public relations firm, has opened its second location in Bend. Driving the expansion into Central Oregon will be Erin Foote Morgan, the newest addition to the Hubbell team. Foote Morgan joins Hubbell with over 15 years of Central Oregon experience in journalism, public relations, multistakeholder [...]

Ward Hubbell featured in Oregon Business Magazine on crisis communications

August 13th, 2018
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Hubbell Communications' president and founder Ward Hubbell was recently featured in Oregon Business Magazine as an expert in crisis communications. Read the full article below.  Why you need a crisis communications plan — before it's too late. Oregon Business Magazine August 10, 2018 Recent scandals, crises highlight need for crisis communication planning. Soon after the Wasco [...]

Summer Intern Series: Welcome Olin

July 31st, 2018
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As one intern leaves to learn on a foreign continent, another steps into her role, eager to try to fill her shoes. My name is Olin Hanson, I am 20 years old, and will be starting my junior year at the University of Oregon in the fall. While I haven’t started most of the courses [...]

The art of issue advocacy

April 10th, 2018

In public affairs we are often called upon to work with and broaden a client’s perspective in order to align that perspective with broader public interests. In other words, for communication and advocacy purposes, our job often involves helping our client find, create or attach themselves to a message and a voice bigger than themselves. [...]

The art of the holding statement

March 13th, 2018

By definition, a crisis situation for yourself, your company, or your client is going to be a high-pressure time. Most members of the public do not have experience in crisis communications and their greatest fear is picking up the phone and having to answer questions from an inquiring member of the media. While you may [...]

Equifax – three strikes, you’re out

October 9th, 2017

Ok. Let’s set aside the fact that Equifax fell asleep at the switch and compromised the privacy and financial security of half the nation. Hey, mistakes happen right? What really blows my mind is the ham handedness with which they reacted to it. Given the enormity of the problems they created for people, you’d think [...]

How an unlikely coalition can lead to a unified “win”

September 11th, 2017

No one can win a campaign alone. It takes a diverse set of people, all with different values, goals, and skills to communicate effectively to the public. Building a coalition to communicate is essential to passing a ballot measure, winning a PR battle, or accomplishing a strategic business goal. The key is identifying groups that [...]

Businesses fight fake news too

August 25th, 2017

Fake news isn’t just for politics or politicians anymore. Businesses are now finding themselves falling victim, with fake news touching on everything from business brands, products and practices. While the spread of certain stories might be politically or competitively driven, more-often-than-not, fake stories are spread by individuals or groups who simply seek the attention that [...]

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