Company News

Gentlemen, Start Your Mustaches!

Beginning this morning, I’m joined by a number of guys at our PR and social media firm Matter Communications who are participating in the Movember initiative, a program designed to raise awareness (and funds!) for various forms of men’s cancer, including prostate and testicular, to name only a couple. The Movember Foundation encourages men to grow mustaches to spark conversation and raise money for its men’s health programs – and it’s a perfect initiative for us as the gang here at Matter likes sparking conversation and raising money, too!
This weekend marked the beginning of the month-long mustache-growing challenge.

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Matter Chatter

PR Perspectives: Will Uber Go Under?

Full disclosure: I have never used the Uber service. Also, I am a GenX (barely) suburban guy who prefers driving own car and has no problem with mass transit in Boston or other major metros. Right there I am in in the wrong demographic for the suddenly most reviled brand – “sharing economy” or otherwise – on the planet to care about what I think.

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Graphical Content

Ed Emberley: Helping All of Us Become Vector Art Wizards

Let me start off by saying, I can NOT draw. I feel like a lot of times as someone working in a creative field, people assume my skills range into all of the artistic buckets (which they do not). The late stand up comedian Mitch Hedberg once claimed how as a comic, people assumed he could act.

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