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Our PR Services Explained

  We are frequently being asked about CG&A COMM services. What is it that you do?! Here’s a brief explanation of our public relations offering.   Writers  We write a lot. Our public relations and government affairs firm specializes in advocacy campaigns, issue management and wordsmith services. At the core of all our work is quality writing and content marketing services. We are creative, provocative where required, and always effective in delivering clients’ key messages.   Advocates  With a background in politics and government relations, we provide advocacy advice and help to deliver public relations and issue oriented campaigns. Our company…

We’re announcing….

CG&A Communications and Wavelength Media have teamed up to provide clients with both the strategic counsel and creative materials necessary to meet their marketing and/or advocacy goals. There has been a mind-meld and the results are exciting:  Powerful websites, social media and marketing materials Impactful branding and positioning initiatives Provocative issue and advocacy campaigns   Wavelength Media is a media production company that creates everything from websites and printed material to the video and photography required to make it all interesting. They have been operating in Ottawa since 2005; see more of their media production talents at wavelengthmedia.ca   As you…

6 Steps of Effective Advocacy

Advocacy 101… the six steps…   Plan: Write your objectives and course of action down on paper and discuss with all participants.   Identify target audience: Get specific about who you want to reach and develop your lists.   Focus theme and message(s): Take time and pay attention to your messaging — be clear, concise, precise and use engaging language.   Develop tools and tactics: Answer the question, “what will best make our point?”, and develop presentation materials that will be effective with your chosen audience(s).   Implement plan and analyse response (and revise messages if necessary): Constantly monitor your…

Quotes to inspire, motivate and provoke

Many will know that By George Journal regularly tweet quotes to inspire, motivate and provoke. Here are some of our latest “favourite” bons mots! “Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today.” – Mark Twain “Act the way you’d like to be and soon you’ll be the way you act.” – Leonard Cohen “The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving.” – Albert Einstein “You have not lived until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” – Anon. “It is never too late to become what…

Top 3 By George Facebook posts of 2017

This week, By George counted down the top 10 posts to be highlighted in 2017 on the By George Facebook Page. Here are the top three selected from last year: #3  #2  #1 Access the album with all top 10 By George Facebook posts – HERE. Like what you see? Well, join us on Facebook to get daily posts of inspiration and motivation. Chris George provides reliable PR & GR counsel and effective advocacy. Need a go-to writer and experienced communicator? Call 613-983-0801 @ CG&A COMMUNICATIONS.          

CG&A COMMS entering its 25th year

We are pumped at CG&A COMMUNICATIONS as we start the first full work week of 2018. Our braintrust of public relations and government relations specialists is entering our 25th year of business Not every business – certainly not a “virtual” PR/GR consultancy – can celebrate longevity, especially when there has been such fundamental changes to how business and people communicate in the last 25 years. In the early 90’s email was just being introduced into the work place and the buzz was something new called “the web”. The company’s greatest costs in the early days were Bell bills that covered…

New Year’s Toasts, Quotes and Verse

From the By George scribes at CG&A COMMUNICATIONS here’s to a happy and prosperous 2018! Cheers! Our bons mots to cheer in the New Year. NEW YEAR TOASTS – Here’s to a bright New Year and a fond farewell to the old; here’s to things that are yet to come and to the memories that we hold. – As we start the New Year, let’s get down on our knees to thank God we’re on our feet. – May all your troubles in the coming year be as short as your New Year’s resolutions. – May your troubles be less…

Our elves will be serving Christmas cheer daily!

Be sure to follow our By George Journal for countless posts celebrating the Christmas season. Our wordsmith elves will be busy providing remarkable quotes, the best of Christmas humour, seasonal facts and articles – all guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit. Follow the By George Facebook page and our Twitter @byGeorgeJournal to drink in a steady stream of creative yule time content.   It is a very social time of year. So, let us provide you with merry sayings and helpful information. Our content will ensure you suffer no awkward silences with your family and friends, or at office parties. We encourage…

Our articles tagged “writing”

The By George Journal articles tagged “writing” are for those who fancy themselves to be writers, copy-editors, hacks and flacks. We trust these posts will be helpful for a public relations practitioner or corporate professional – or anyone else for that matter – who writes for a living. Here are examples of what you will find buried deep within this blog: Rules for Writing Plan English Basics of Developing “Good SM Content” 20 rules for fine writing Your Wordplay Weapons Paraprosdokians to Enjoy Go ahead and check out our menu of articles tagged “writing” and take a moment to read…

Canada’s #1 Symbol

Through the past few weeks, the By George Journal conducted a Canadiana contest to select the most-Canadian of symbols.  Based on the feedback of our followers, here are the top-three, most-beloved symbols of Canadiana.   In reverse order, the top-three selected symbols are: #3 The RCMP   #2 The Game of Hockey   #1 The Beaver   Chris George, providing reliable PR counsel and effective advocacy. Need a go-to writer or experienced communicator? 613-983-0801 @ CG&A COMMUNICATIONS.