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Crisis Communication: Ninja City

A crisis can occur at the drop of a hat – or by hitting enter on a review or response. Recently, we helped the owner of Ninja City restaurant in University Circle deal with a review generated crisis. We were

Posted in Client Features, Media Relations, Public Relations

Be Prepared for Negative Media Attention

Usually, we yearn for media attention for the hard work we do.  However, media coverage is not always a positive.  As much as we strive for perfection, there is always a risk that someone will take issue with something you

Posted in Hatha's PR Blog, Instant Access Tips, Media Relations, Public Relations

Hatha Communications at National Main Streets Conference

In May, Hatha Communications attended the National Main Streets Conference in Detroit. We were excited to learn about all the great Community Development projects going on around the United States, see the Guardian Building and it’s amazing renovation and rehabilitation, and

Posted in Digital Media, Hatha's PR Blog, Media Relations, Public Relations

Tips for Writing Good Copy

Here are a couple of my personal rules about writing copy: 1) Be true to your format in your tone and content. Web content should be informal and conversational. Press releases and direct marketing need to get to the point

Posted in Digital Media, Hatha's PR Blog, Instant Access Tips, Media Relations, Public Relations

Controlling Your Message

Just because you are doing amazing work does not necessarily mean that anyone knows about it or even really understands what you do.  It’s your responsibility to tell the world about your organization, especially if we want them to get

Posted in Hatha's PR Blog, Instant Access Tips, Media Relations, Public Relations

New Executive Director Joins SPACES

Hatha Communications President Katherine Bulava serves as the Board VP of Marketing and Development for SPACES, a nonprofit arts organization that serves as a resource for artists who explore and experiment. Bulava had the privilege to serve on the selection

Posted in Hatha's PR Blog, Media Relations

Mary Anne Sharkey inducted into the Cleveland Press Club Hall of Fame

I have had the honor to have Mary Anne Sharkey as a mentor and friend as well as a colleague and partner.  Her gentle nudge prompted me to start Hatha Communications in 2010 and her faith and guidance has taught me to stick

Posted in Hatha's PR Blog, Media Relations, Public Relations

Sales Associate Needed

HATHA COMMUNICATIONS is a full service public relations firm offering public relations, media relations and digital media assistance that specializes in working with clients in the public, private and non-profit sectors that focus on economic development, community development, neighborhood revitalization and foreclosure prevention.  We

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If You Need to Apologize, Do It Right

We all make mistakes, personally and professionally.  It’s ok to admit it to yourself – if you haven’t made one yet professionally, you will eventually.  Obviously, some mistakes are bigger than others, but a mistake is a mistake and when

Posted in Hatha's PR Blog, Media Relations, Public Relations