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Author Archives: Filomena Fanelli

The Long and Short of it: Strategic Planning

During a recent meeting with a client and would-be partner, the topic of planning came up, specifically, the advantages of implementing strategic long-term plans versus investing in short-term solutions. The discussion focused on the point that unlike typical short-term ventures that produce fleeting outcomes, long-term planning can open the way...

MEDIA MOMENT––Emma Tuccillo, And North

Recently, the Impact PR & Communications team collaborated with Emma Tuccillo of And North, on a curated experience in Upstate New York. After the successful completion of the partnership, we sat down with Emma to talk about what makes And North the go-to guide for all things north of New...

An Impactful Addition

Here at Impact, we have made an addition we are especially excited about! The big news: veteran publicist Kate Wark has joined our team as executive vice president. Kate brings more than 17 years of PR experience, having held positions at some of the nation’s top PR firms, including Quinn,...

More Wow-Worthy Insights from HVNN’s Business Newsmakers

Our CEO Filomena Fanelli hosts a wonderful weekly show on Hudson Valley News Network called Business Newsmakers. Sponsored by our client Tompkins Mahopac Bank, the business leaders who appear on the show offer valuable business lessons learned through years of experience as entrepreneurs and executives. Here are some learnings we...

From Fairytales to Facts: Measuring PR Success

It used to be that traditional advertising stole the spotlight from public relations, the quieter relative of its more sophisticated counterpart. Rather than sweep dramatically across the ballroom floor, PR pros would find an obscure corner for intimate discussions with journalists, third-party advisers and other targeted participants, while every prince...