This Week in PR: Amazon PR stunt and Inspirational Quotes


Did Amazon just pull off the best PR stunt ever? – As if Amazon would not already be buzzing on Cyber Monday, some suspect that their ever-so-timely announcement of the impending usage of drones was a publicity stunt to keep the relevant and make them seem transcendently above the curve of technological awesome.


15 Giving Tuesday Campaigns Making a Difference – After a week of hectic preparation for Thanksgiving and weekend shopping on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday was a welcome way to remind everyone that this season goes beyond what we can give and get within our immediate circles, but to others in need and doing great work as well. Check out these campaigns that did it  right.


McDonald’s gives workers advice on tipping au pairs, trainers, dog-walkers – Oh, the internal blunders. As fast food employees are rallying for higher pay so that they can actually live on their living wage, McDonald’s release a list of tipping tips to it’s employees, and offers them other great advice on how to use their hard earned cash this holiday season.


Non-profit sends Amazon a cake celebrating an unpaid invoice – Happy 3rd Anniversary Amazon! But don’t start the party yet. It’s the anniversary of an unpaid invoice. Non-profit organization, The Metabrainz Foundation is not taking the overlooked payment by lightly and sends a celebratory note (read: public reminder) in icing to Amazon. How sweet!


11 inspiring Nelson Mandela quotations – With the passing of apartheid abolitionist, and past president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela on Thursday, PR Daily compiled a list of quotes by the leader to commemorate his memory.


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