Sharing Advice for Entrepreneurs

Sunday was Women's Entrepreneurship Day, a subject close to our hearts at APCO! To help mark the day, APCO Founder and Executive Chairman Margery Kraus took a moment to reflect on her career and shared three pieces of advice for women entrepreneurs.

Examining Merkel's Political Future

This past Sunday, Angela Merkel's plans for a coalition government collapsed when the potential coalition members walked out on negotiations. Johannes Sibbor from our Berlin office takes a look at Merkel's future and what's at stake for Germany and beyond.

Analyzing President Trump’s Trip to Asia

U.S. President Donald Trump recently returned from his five-country trip to Asia. Caroline Meinhardt and Kaj Malden from APCO’s Greater China team analyzed Trump’s Asia tour and Tim Roemer, former U.S. Ambassador to India, shared three takeaways from the president’s trip to the region.

Setting Rules of Thumb for #Twitter280

Twitter recently doubled its character limit from 140 to 280. Michael Galfetti from APCO’s Washington office shared three rules of thumb companies and organizations should consider when thinking about using the full 280 characters and commented on the topic for PR News.

In case you missed it, earlier this fall, Stephanie Stouffer shared three takeaways from Twitter’s testing of the expanded character limit.

Briefly Noted

  • After the November 7 elections in the United States, Matthew Ogren, a research manager for APCO Insight and a former democratic pollster, shared three key takeaways from election day, including what they could mean for next year’s midterms.

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December 8



Welcome, Harlan!

Last week, Harlan Teller, a corporate communications expert with more than 45 years of industry experience, joined APCO Worldwide as an executive director in our Chicago office. Prior to joining APCO, Teller consulted for some of the most well-known names in the corporate world, while holding local regional and global senior management positions at FTI Consulting, Hill + Knowlton and Burson Marsteller.

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