Sony’s Shrug Heard Around the World

Posted by Dan Keeney

I have recently started working with a new client in the data security space, so I am trying to refresh my understanding of this highly complex area of technology. I had previously done some work around information security for AT&T both prior to the acquisition by SBC and afterward. While only a few years have […]

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Houston Concert Centerpiece of Springsteen Retrospective

Posted by Dan Keeney

It has taken me more than four months to dig deep into my favorite gift from last Christmas, “The Promise: The Darkness On The Edge Of Town Story.” One of the many fantastic discoveries in the treasure trove is a DVD of a 1978 concert in Houston by Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. I […]

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Groupon: Pay Us Money to Get Deals You Get in the Mail for Free!

Posted by Dan Keeney

First, I need to admit that I am a customer of Groupon. I have purchased some great meals. I have also used Living Social to pick up some bargains, including the photo shoot that resulted in that wonderful photo over there in the sidebar on the right from Payge Stevens Photography. Now that disclosure is […]

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Trademark vs. Trademark

Posted by Dan Keeney

It seems like almost every week I run into some situation involving a trademark. Today I had a new experience. One of my clients asked me to gather some information about one of their customers. The customer has a product that just so happens to have a name that is identical to the name of […]

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As of this Monday…I Don’t Like Mondays

Posted by Dan Keeney

As the lyrics to the classic Boomtown Rats song make clear, Mondays can be a real downer. I’ve never really felt that way before — I’ve always enjoyed getting a jump on the week. But today comes word from the story, “Howard Stern’s new shorter work week is beginning,” in Radio-Info.com that Howard Stern, one […]

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Great Advice on Managing Online Reviews

Posted by Dan Keeney

Is your business active on Yelp? A number of my clients have experienced troubling online reviews that can unravel a lifetime of hard work establishing a positive reputation. For anyone who have sacrificed so much to build a business and succeeded against all odds to create jobs and provide essential services that customers gladly pay […]

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My Brother the Life Saver

Posted by Dan Keeney

After listening to the recording of my brother, Brant Keeney, talking a distraught mother through the process of CPR to save her one-year-old baby’s life, I couldn’t be more proud. He is a great example of the men and women who have devoted their lives and careers to positively impacting their communities. We owe them […]

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Should PRSA Board Service be tied to Public Relations Accreditation?

Posted by Dan Keeney

The big debate in public relations circles these days has nothing to do with the outrageous efforts to sully the reputation of  Wiki Leaks founder Julian Assange and its implications for the profession and journalism in general, BP’s ham handed response to the biggest manmade environmental disaster in U.S. history or even whether PR staffers caught […]

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