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Hearing Awareness Week

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Sydney PR agency Llewellyn Communications has managed the media activities around Hearing Awareness Week for its client, Cochlear, for the past eight years. From an eight-year-old hip-hop dancer to a 93-year-old embracing life, this year’s Hearing Awareness Week reminded us that you are never too old to rediscover the joy of sound. An annual initiative organised by the Australian Deafness Forum, Hearing Awareness Week shines the spotlight on hearing impairment by encouraging people to talk to a GP or hearing health professional about their concerns. For the past eight years, Sydney PR agency…

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Strategic Thinking Seminar

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Australian PR industry virtuoso Amanda Little has worked with some of the world’s most prestigious companies including LinkedIn, Johnson & Johnson, BP Oil, Cadbury Schweppes, BHP and PayPal. Since founding Intermedia Consulting in 2010, she has become a dynamic workshop facilitator and executive mentor who provides business advice for Sydney PR agency owners and senior executives. Jenny Westdorp and Veda Dante, both consultants and content creators with Llewellyn Communications, recently attended Amanda’s latest course, which focused on programming and strategy skills in the account service cycle. “Held recently at Gravity…

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Hear all about it

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While public relations professionals were originally coined as ‘spin doctors’, in reality the industry couldn’t be more the opposite in attitude. In particular, we love to know that we are working for clients who are truly motivated to make a positive change in the world. One of our longest standing clients has been doing just that for many years – and hearing implant expert Cochlear Ltd continues to bring sound back into people’s lives today. The drive behind Cochlear’s constant innovation is simple: They have a genuine desire to make…

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Hamper giveaway produces bumper result

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If you aren’t on social media, you simply aren’t in business these days. The key to success for any business is to know your audience. Social media makes this possible. This knowledge can help you cater campaigns and product offers to your target audience. The trick, of course, is to engage people without annoying them. Social media content, management and advice is one of the services we provide to our client Homeloans.com.au. A major focus for them has been building their Facebook presence, so we were particularly proud of the…

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Public Relations results

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  We’re proud to be publicising the amazing athletes who have won Deaf Sports Australia awards. Congratulations to Jamie Howell, who is the Female Athlete of the Year! Read more about Jamie, a bilateral Cochlear Implant recipient, in the Redland City Bulletin: This is part of our pro bono work we do with Deaf Sports Australia.

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We hear that Victorians need their hearing tested!

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One of the highlights of our publicity calendar each year is tackling a huge Hearing Awareness Week campaign for our long-standing client Cochlear. This year was bigger than ever, with the coverage we secured during this August campaign reaching an audience of over two million Australians. Each year we strive to create a bigger and better campaign than the year before to ensure our client’s message is spread to even more Australians. To this day, there is still a huge number of people living with hearing loss – and so…

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Active Deaf Kids Video

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Llewellyn Communications does pro bono work for Deaf Sports Australia. As part of this, we wrote, organised and produced a video for their fantastic Active Deaf Kids program. Also many thanks to Tim Bradley of Minds Eye Films for his great help in making such a great video. Dugald Allen is the fantastic voice over talent we used. The Active Deaf Kids program is designed to increase awareness among deaf and hard of hearing students and their teachers, parents, coaches, plus the general public of the health and social benefits of participating…

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Back soon

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It’s been a crazy busy year here at Llewellyn Communications! Next year is looking like it will be just as jam-packed, so we are going to take a short break to recharge our batteries over Christmas and New Year. Back to business as usual from January 5th 2015. Wishing you all a very merry Christmas with your loved ones, and a happy New Year!

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Did you hear that?

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Successful Hearing Awareness Week campaign Did you know that everyday noises such as those made by traffic, hair dryers and food processors could be sending you deaf? Cochlear’s recent Newspoll survey shows that the majority of Australians are unaware of the damage everyday noises can inflict on their hearing. Armed with this information, the Llewellyn Communications team set about creating this year’s Hearing Awareness Week campaign for major client Cochlear Ltd. TV was certainly the name of the game this year, with the team securing an impressive amount of coverage…

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Our growing international client base

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We sure have been busy! The past few months have been punctuated with a spate of Skype meetings with European clients, countless emails at all hours of the night, plus a few phone calls at odd hours. But it’s all worth it in the end, when the result is an established group of prominent international clients that are a pleasure to work with. The newest additions to our list of international clients include: Viega Based in Germany, Viega is one of the world’s leading producers of installation technology. It has…

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