Forget buying lunch for me…bring a f*****g retainer check!
Posted By Ken Lingad on December 6, 2013 at 4:29 pm in 1680 Bullpen,Ken Lingad

Here is my rant of the day…   So, I don’t mean to sound like a jerkface, but this has been one of those weeks where I’ve been overwhelmed with an above-average number of solicitations from people (mainly in the Entertainment and PR industries) asking to “take me to lunch” so they could “pick” my… (read full post)

twitter “Better Practices”
Posted By Ken Lingad on November 29, 2013 at 5:24 pm in 1680 Bullpen,Ken Lingad

Ken Lingad shared a few of his top suggestions for what he calls “Better Practices” for the twitter use on google plus a while back, and it seemed to be a welcome contribution to the PR industry, so here it is in its entirety. (BE WARNED: some F-bombs are dropped): 1. Be mindful of length… (read full post)

How to Pitch Your Film Investment Project to Us
Posted By Ken Lingad on December 13, 2010 at 6:43 pm in Ken Lingad,New Mexico Film

Congratulations – you’ve engaged in dialogue with us via the previously posted process, and have consequently scored a meeting with our principals! Now it is time to craft your stellar presentation… As a response to those who repeatedly ask for a little direction, I whipped up a simple guide to streamline things a bit and… (read full post)

Six Suggestions for Teaching a Historically Balanced Thanksgiving Presentation
Posted By admin on November 22, 2010 at 1:32 pm in Uncategorized

We’re not elementary school teachers (except Shannon, who actually has a BA in Education, and used to be an elementary school teacher), but most of us ARE Native American, so we compiled a brief list of recommendations for those of you who perpetuate Thanksgiving stereotypes and/or rely on Disney features for US history lessons. Please… (read full post)

1680PR Mantras and Manifesto
Posted By Ken Lingad on October 10, 2010 at 4:55 pm in 1680 Bullpen,Ken Lingad

Our experience creates your success. We create communication experiences. The foundation that produces the “revolutionary results” our clients seek is built on our mix of progressive communication strategies and traditional methodology. We apply our strategy, utilize the most effective medium(s) for delivery, and create a measurable ROE (Return on Engagement). “Vision is Crucial” Sometimes our… (read full post)

How 1680PR Makes It Happen On-the-Move
Posted By bullpen on October 4, 2010 at 6:37 pm in 1680 Bullpen,Interns

As many of our colleagues are already knee-deep in the Conference/Trade Show/Awards Event season, we gathered our 1680PR staffers to provide a brief outline of how we “do our PR thing” during live events: habits, technology, and “do’s and don’ts.”

Native Cinema Showcase: “Reel Injun” a well-received time traveling experience
Posted By admin on August 21, 2010 at 10:04 am in 1680 Bullpen,New Mexico Film

“this film could be our (NCS) patron film as it explores the exact issues of our focus.” -Jason Silverman, Director of CCA Santa Fe

Nifty Stuff We Dig
Posted By Ken Lingad on April 3, 2010 at 3:00 pm in Uncategorized

We thought we would take an opportunity to share some of the items that are a part of our everyday lives here in the Bullpen, and when we’re out and about. We have been test-driving a new stereo on Dee’s desk in the Bullpen courtesy of Bose. The new Wave Music System with SoundLink arrived… (read full post)

Professionalism Online
Posted By Ken Lingad on March 17, 2010 at 4:42 pm in 1680 Careers / Internships

Here in the HR Department, we have all been inundated with literally hundreds of internship inquiries. After several hours of reviewing some rather pathetic introductions, I thought it best to post the following hints for what we prefer to see as your professional self-introduction to our company. (I should issue a brief disclaimer in that… (read full post)

PR and Publicity – There IS a Difference
Posted By Ken Lingad on January 3, 2010 at 6:42 pm in Uncategorized

Those who follow our blog will surely note that I am usually the one to rant in a semi-sardonic vibe. I can’t help it; it is just the way I’m built. It also makes it more fun for me to address certain topics sans my typical eye rolling since the reader is not in front… (read full post)