21 01, 2021

Top 10 Media Trends for 2021


By Marx Layne A Detroit-based public relations and digital media agency  To call 2020 unique would be the understatement of the century. The COVID-19 pandemic and the ensuing economic crisis changed how people live and how industries operate. Media and media relations were no exception. While some of the developments cited here have been [...]

Top 10 Media Trends for 20212021-05-21T14:25:46-04:00
16 06, 2020

Reopening Businesses Requires Creative PR Plans


Reopening Businesses Will Need Creative, Comprehensive Communications Plans As the coronavirus pandemic appears to flatten in Michigan, businesses are exploring creative ways to reopen. But it is far from business as usual, and it may stay that way for the foreseeable future. The threat posed by COVID-19 is still all-too real and companies will [...]

Reopening Businesses Requires Creative PR Plans2021-05-21T14:25:51-04:00
20 01, 2020

Takeaways from Online News Association’s annual conference


The Pew Research Center came out with findings based on the Online News Association’s annual conference in late 2019, reporting on the changes in how Americans use online news outlets. Some of the most noteworthy takeaways from the findings are relevant lessons for business entities who use social media to communicate news. Three findings [...]

Takeaways from Online News Association’s annual conference2021-05-21T14:26:59-04:00
6 11, 2019

Make Food Not Waste


A Community Feast Marx Layne & Company’s hospitality team recently orchestrated a highly-successful media relations and social media campaign in support of the second annual Make Food Not Waste—A Community Feast. The community-led, FREE event was held on September 8, 2019 at Eastern Market in Detroit and was organized by an all-volunteer team who believes [...]

Make Food Not Waste2020-03-04T15:04:53-05:00
24 09, 2019

Make Food Not Waste: Chef Phil Jones


He’s one of Detroit’s most important chefs. It’s time you knew his name. Chef Phil Jones stirs a tray of shawarma at the Make Food Not Waste event in Detroit's Eastern Market on Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. (Photo: Mark Kurlyandchik, Detroit Free Press) On the day I meet Phil Jones to interview [...]

Make Food Not Waste: Chef Phil Jones2020-01-17T21:08:40-05:00
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