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04 Jun 2016

June News from Rockin’ Rooney

Happy June! Welcome to summer . . . finally! I know, June 20 is summer solstice, officially the first day of summer, but we can celebrate a little early, can’t we? I do believe a few folks out there have already started celebrating the beginning of summer. I wasn’t just imagining the smell of barbecue and the sound of laughter last weekend! Well, I’ve been doing these blogs for more than a year now — my how time flies when […]

18 May 2016

PR is Earning its Place

With the emergence of advertising that one can skip, block or opt out of, public relations, which has always been a part of the marketing mix, can now take more than a supporting role. In fact, it may even be able to take center stage. That’s the argument posed by author Lindsey Stein in an article for AdAge.com titled, “How Public Relations Is Earning Its Place in 2016.” In it she says that public relations has often gone relatively unheralded […]

03 May 2016

May News from Rockin’ Rooney

Happy May! I’m so happy that May has come. That means warmer weather, so me and my siblings can get outside more often, and rains have brought colorful wildflowers we can frolic in. And May is the last month of spring, although it’s looking a lot more like summer these days. Summer doesn’t come until June 21, although for most of us summer really starts on Memorial Day weekend, which is from May 27 to May 30. So I’m going […]

02 May 2016

Summer Fun Sweepstakes

We are ready for some fun in the sun and to celebrate we are giving you a chance to win a one-night stay at the InterContinental The Clement in Monterey with Qwikon! Simply sign up for our by texting FUN to 831-534-9567 and we will select one person at random to win! Winner selected June 20th to kick off summer! This is just one of the fun ways we use Qwikon. You can send out your latest news, deals and other […]

03 Apr 2016

April News from Rockin’ Rooney

I heard some good news the other day! I was told that not only can dogs run freely on Carmel Beach, but all over Carmel, and that everyone who goes to Carmel or the beach must carry doggie treats with them and must give them to any dog who begs for a treat! April Fool! if only that were true! Although come to think of it, I can get a treat pretty much anytime in Carmel. I just turn on […]

15 Mar 2016

7 PR Trends for 2016

Public relations, marketing and communication are all evolving so rapidly that PR professionals have to be on top of their game to keep up with all the practices that are shaping the industry. “The public relations industry has seen dramatic evolution over the years (especially in the last few),” writes John Hall in his article “7 PR Trends You Need To Know In 2016” in Forbes.com. “It’s an exciting time to be a communications professional, and if we want to […]

03 Mar 2016

March News from Rockin’ Rooney

Wow, is it March already?? Even with an extra day this year, February just flew by, didn’t it? And March will be just as busy, maybe busier than February. And it has 31 days! March not only has St. Patrick’s Day (Mom has already picked out my green outfit), the first day of Spring on the 20th, the start of Daylight Savings Time on the 13th, National Pi Day (3-14, get it? I don’t, then again I don’t know math!) […]

04 Feb 2016

February News from Rockin’ Rooney

Can you feel it? It’s February and love is in the air. I’m not quite sure why, but February is the most romantic month of the year. Of course it has a lot to do with Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, but why February? I mean there’s not only Valentine’s Day, but February is also An Affair to Remember Month, Creative Romance Month, National Weddings Month and the third week is International Flirting Week. And, the 14th is also World Marriage […]

08 Jan 2016

January News from Rockin’ Rooney

Happy New Year! Welcome to 2016! I’m really excited about the new year. There’s so many things I want to do, friends I want to see and places I want to go. I don’t usually make new year’s resolutions. By the time it hits March you’ve usually forgotten all about the resolutions anyway. Did you know that the top three resolutions are, losing weight, getting organized and spending less and saving more? And that only 8% of people are successful […]

03 Dec 2015

December News from Rockin’ Rooney

Happy December! I hope you had a great Thanksgiving, didn’t get trampled on Black Friday, supported your local mom and pop stores on Small Business Saturday and got some nice gifts for your doggies on Cyber Monday! December is one of my favorite months of the year. There’s great holiday treats to nibble on, gift-wrapping and decorating, everyone seems happy and cheerful, there are lots of holiday parties to go to, and, there’s two of the biggest holidays of the […]