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Blogging in the Alleghenies – a social media adventure

Navigating the ever-changing waters of social media marketing is becoming more challenging by the day. Apple recently announced the 100,000th app for the iPhone. A study from the Association of National Advertisers revealed that two thirds of marketers have now used social media in some capacity. Some brands have even chosen to market exclusively through… Read More
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Starting the movement to stop diabetes

Today, as the nation kicks off another American Diabetes Month, Mullen and the American Diabetes Association open a new front on the war against diabetes. For nearly 70 years, the Association has been the stalwart of diabetes education, advocacy and research, helping countless adults and children manage this insidious and often deadly disease, while supporting… Read More
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The G-20 summit in real-time: G20Buzz.com

When the White House announced earlier this year that Pittsburgh was to be the host of the next G-20 summit, Pittsburghers everywhere initially reacted with shock, which turned into excitement, which turned into a feeling of ‘it’s about time.’ Pittsburgh has made a smooth transition to a new economy, and we’re proud to play host… Read More
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Cam vs. the Bear

When the NHL announced that this year’s Winter Classic would be played at historic Fenway Park, the city of Boston roared with excitement. Pitting two heated NHL rivals – the Boston Bruins and Philadelphia Flyers – outdoors in a beloved baseball park on New Year’s Day -  this has become the “must see” event in… Read More
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If an app launches in the forest will anyone use it?

Mullen’s mediahub has just added to the seemingly insane number of mobile apps with the launch of “Expedition Timberland,” a branded app for the iPhone/iTouch (went live on 9/10) and for the Blackberry Curve, Storm, Bold and Pearl  (goes live on 9/21). We got into the branded mobile app game with eyes wide open. We… Read More
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Seven questions with a seal/athlete/Boston superstar

You rarely do endorsements/ads. Why now? I’ve always been about the game.  I was brought up being told no seal is bigger than the game. So I just felt putting myself out there to sell sports drinks, shoes, or deodorant would be selfish.  Since I wouldn’t know what to do with any of them. The… Read More
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EMBARQ: New Economy + New Consumer Target = New Platform

Challenge: Begin with deteriorating economic realities, add telecom price wars and a redefined consumer target (families with kids under 18) and you’ve got the conditions for a smart new messaging platform – one that acknowledges the changing times and target audience. Solution: Leverage the reasons that families are spending more time at home together—changing lifestyles, life stages… Read More
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General Motors Environmental and Energy Strategy Board

General Motors Environmental and Energy Strategy Board In 2004, Mullen was hired by General Motors’ Energy and Environment Strategy Board (EESB), which is responsible for developing GM’s global energy and environmental strategy. EESB members include senior leaders from Communications, Engineering, Powertrain, Worldwide Facilities/Manufacturing, Public Policy and Legal, and the Research and Development and Planning area. We… Read More