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Video Pro Secret - Sound Quality

Video Pro Secret #2: Sound quality is even more important than video quality

GUEST POST 2nd Installment By Jay Carter, Beyond Measure Media This post is borrowed from BeyondMeasureMedia.com Last time, we explored why the story your video tells is so important, and how a great video will always pass the “I Should Certainly Hope So” test. Today, we reveal the Secret #2: Sound quality. While video quality can […]

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Does Your Video Pass the “I Should Certainly Hope So” Test?

GUEST POST By Jay Carter, Beyond Measure Media This post is borrowed from BeyondMeasureMedia.com I have to admit, I was a little nervous when the team at AM:PM PR asked us to come into their office to present our “pro secrets for making powerful videos.” As a video production professional, the truth is, I was afraid […]

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August Speakeasy: Pro Secrets for Making Powerful Videos

Having just one video about your business or organization isn’t enough any more. Now you need a series. At our next two Speakeasy events, get tips from the team at Beyond Measure Media. Jay and Michele Pro secrets for powerful videos by Beyond Measure MediaCarter are award-winning video producers that specialize in telling documentary-style “stories from the heart” for businesses and nonprofits.

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Is Trump’s communication team unethical, incompetent or clever?

(originally drafted 7/19/16) As I watched the furor over Melania Trump’s plagiarized speech Tuesday, I found myself pondering how I’d respond as a communication professional, were I employed by the Trump campaign. It’s a complicated scenario to imagine because there’s a thoughtful crisis communication-oriented response, and there’s an opportunistic publicity-oriented response. Both responses serve a valuable […]

Renowned Irish Songwriter Visits Portland

We’re delighted to host Irish songwriter Mark Geary on May 18th for a “Living Room” concert in AM:PM PR’s living room, located at 2006 SE Clinton.

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Will Tesla Become a Victim of Its Own Success?

Tesla’s communication team would be wise to anticipate and prepare for potential PR challenges caused by missing delivery deadlines to customers.

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Easter Rising Speakeasy – Rising for Revolution and Irish Coffee

It’s been a busy year for AM:PM PR and we missed our own annual St. Patrick’s Day gathering. To make up for it, we’re hosting a uniquely Irish Speakeasy. We’re organizing a special commemoration of a pivotal historical event for the Irish – the 100-year anniversary of the Easter Rising of 1916. We’ll be offering Pat’s […]

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AM:PM PR’s Mike Phillips speaks at Boiler Room fundraiser

This past weekend I was a featured guest speaker at a fundraiser for the Boiler Room – a youth-oriented community coffeehouse in Port Townsend, Washington.

Cannabis Industry Experts Gather in San Francisco

Leading cannabis industry professionals, politicians and cultural leaders are gathering February 13 and 14 at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco for the International Cannabis Business Conference (ICBC).

Game Industry by State

Mike Rogoway Covers Oregon’s Growing Game Industry [Next Speakeasy]

  Next Speakeasy – February 3, 2016 – 4pm A February 2015 Fortune article listed Oregon as the 8th most successful state for video game development, based upon jobs and revenues. A November 2014 report released by the Entertainment Software Association showed Oregon’s game industry added $111 million dollars to the state economy and ranks 9th in the nation for video game industry employment.   […]

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Oregon Militia PR Tactics and Blunders – AM:PM PR’s Mike Phillips in The Guardian

If you want to be quoted, say something colorful. (Reposted from The Guardian – January 13, 2016)   The Oregon militia’s bizarre PR tactics – from dildos to Facebook videos Militiamen have attracted media coverage while occupying the Malheur wildlife refuge, but their disjointed social media messages have ‘created a big mess’ by Sam Levin […]

Alex Rogers featured at Oregon Business Magazine

The High Road (reposted from Oregon Business Magazine – November/December 2015) BY AMY MILSHTEIN As CEO and owner of five different cannabis-related businesses generating a total net revenue of $2 million, Alex Rogers could sit back and ride the lucrative wave of Oregon’s burgeoning pot industry. But more than a pot entrepreneur, Rogers, 44, is firstly […]

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Finding Bosnia Screening, Clinton Street Theater

Independently Produced Film Is Four Years in the Making Finding Bosnia Official Trailer from LLAMAMAMA on Vimeo. My friend Ivana Horvat was four-years-old when she escaped the besieged capitol of Sarajevo with her mother during the Bosnian War, at one point crawling under a two-foot wall to escape a barrage of sniper gunfire from the Chetnik-aggressors. […]

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gamescom 2015 – Observations on the Business of Gaming & Worldwide Fandom

  My re-intro to video games after 12 years – The computer and video gaming industry explosion on display for 345,000     The last time I got really excited about a video game was in college when I zoned out on HALO, only to emerge from my apartment three weeks later like a frail ghostly prisoner […]