Archive for March, 2012

An Inconvenient Truth

I received a telephone call earlier this year from the communications staff at a large association that represents and lobbies for some of the country’s most prestigious organizations. (For the sake of the association, I’m being intentionally vague.) They were … Read the rest

Posted on 03/27/2012 08:03 pm | Comments Off on An Inconvenient Truth
 

Damn Good Advice

A Madison Avenue maverick who served as the model for Mad Men’s Don Draper has good advice for advertising’s next generation of pitchmen. Building brands is about more than simply wowing consumers with powerful images on Retina displays. Somehow, words … Read the rest

Posted on 03/19/2012 09:22 pm | 1 Comment
 

Sweet Sixteen: Birmingham-Southern College

[During the next few weeks, we will post excerpts from our new book, Sweet Sixteen: Great Colleges of the South.]

Birmingham-Southern College

If Birmingham-Southern’s academic program is the foundation for students’ success, then faculty members are the pillars upon … Read the rest

Posted on 03/13/2012 12:54 am | 8 Comments
 

Sweet Sixteen, Indeed

The Pulley Group’s first book, Sweet Sixteen: Great Colleges of the South, rolled of the presses last month.

We couldn’t be more thrilled, for ourselves and our client, the Associated Colleges of the South.

The book profiles ACS’s 16 members … Read the rest

Posted on 03/06/2012 04:15 pm | 1 Comment
 

The Necessity of Editing

This is one of my favorite newsroom jokes:

An editor and a reporter are in a plane that crashes in a vast desert. They are the only survivors. When it becomes apparent that no one is coming to their rescue, … Read the rest

Posted on 03/02/2012 07:35 pm | Comments Off on The Necessity of Editing