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Melwood Global is a full-service international strategic communications firm

Melwood Global is the only strategic communications firm in Boston and Washington, D.C. owned and staffed entirely by former working journalists. Why is that? Because while many say they know the media, those who have spent time on the front lines as a working journalist living the immediacy of deadlines, the crush of information, the speed at which reputations are won and lost is best to advise organizations facing their toughest challenges. Combined with our unmatched post-newsroom experience in government, large PR firms, international NGOs, political campaigns and beyond, Melwood Global brings its clients the right mix of experience, vision and innovation needed to best navigate the complex modern communications world.

Blogging for Natural Search

Written by: Dave | Monday, March 13, 2017 - 1:32pm | Blog

Melwood Global created a website that’s been pinned to the top of Google’s natural (or organic) search listings approximately forever.

Perennially, you might say.

Long time.

This Week in PR Nightmares...

Written by: Stacey | Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:42am | Blog

Strategic communication professionals prepare endlessly for crises and hope we never need to set those plans in motion. Not all crisis communications professionals are so lucky.

The Importance of Government Communications in the Developing World

Written by: Anamika | Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 1:03pm | Blog

The first few weeks of the Trump Administration has made one thing very clear -- the relationship between the White House and the Fourth Estate has been contentious, to say the least. The daily press briefings provided by Sean Spicer have been a spectacle.

What NOT to Do at a Press Conference: The Top 5 PR Failings of Donald Trump’s Feb. 16th Press Conference

Written by: Kelleigh | Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:11pm | Blog

At this point, it’s easy to predict what Donald Trump’s messaging points are—he’s been saying the same things since his announcement for candidacy back in 2015.

 

Perception is Reality: Why body language matters when speaking to the media, public

Written by: Sophie | Friday, February 10, 2017 - 8:11am | Blog

Even before the advent of language, humans were still able to communicate. Those primal forms of communication are still very much at play today, even with our new and improved verbal capabilities.