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22 11, 2016

7 Things You Will Never Be Able to Afford

By Cameron Huddleston November 7, 2016   When you’re super rich, you can afford to buy almost anything you want. And some certainly do. But not all wealthy people live a flashy lifestyle, said Winnie Sun, founding partner of Sun Group Wealth Partners in Irvine, Calif. In fact, Sun said many of her high net worth clients — including celebrities — are [...]

22 11, 2016

Marx Layne & Company Teams up with Pentastar Aviation as Digital Marketing Partner

  FARMINGTON HILLS., Mich., Nov. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Marx Layne & Company announces today they have been selected as the digital marketing partner for Pentastar Aviation, a business aviation leader, in Waterford Michigan. Marx Layne will be providing digital program consulting and implementation as well as strategic communications and media relations for the Pentastar Aviation brand and service capabilities which [...]

31 10, 2016

7 Spooky Halloween Destinations That Claim To Have Real Ghosts

  Real-life ghosts are great for haunted houses — they never ask for days off. 10/28/2016 David Moye  Reporter, The Huffington Post This time of year, professional haunted houses scare up a lot of business and provide jobs for part-time ghosts, ghouls and zombies. But some haunted attractions don’t just stop there. They claim to be [...]

28 10, 2016

Election season provides opportunity to bring mental health treatment to the forefront

  Rose Hill Center President Ben Robinson encourages voters to keep mental health in mind when casting their ballots this election season In this May 31, 2016 file photo, Nevada Democratic Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto, center, speaks to supporters during an event at a restaurant in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher, File) [...]

26 10, 2016

New test IDs aggressive form of breast cancer

   Kristen Jordan Shamus, Detroit Free Press October 25, 2016 A University of Michigan researcher has invented a technology that can take some of the guesswork out of whether one form of early breast cancer is aggressive and likely to metastasize. Dr. Howard Petty, a cancer survivor himself, came up with an imaging technology called Biomarker Ratio [...]

26 10, 2016

Bank of America and Habitat for Humanity Team Up for Building Blitz

October 25, 2016/by Karen Dybis Giving people the services they need to protect their finances is definitely a good thing. Volunteering your time as an organization and as individuals to give people the homes they need to be productive in every way is even better. Recently, dozens of Michigan Bank of America employees volunteered for three [...]

18 10, 2016

McDonald’s PR coffee campaign brews excitement.

Just days ago, I celebrated a milestone at Marx Layne—my 18th anniversary at the agency. Two years ago, my tenure was old enough to drive, and now my tenure is old enough to vote, something I don’t take lightly in an election year. Over the years, I’ve educated clients, family and friends about my role [...]

17 10, 2016


The goal of any public relations program is to cultivate and enhance one’s reputation with select audiences. This brand messaging can be about one’s products or services, what you stand for as a business or organization, your stance on an industry issue or public policy, or your involvement with communities. These messages, however, must [...]

17 10, 2016

Five Tips for Effective Crisis Communication

Nearly every company is going to face a crisis that attracts media attention. And the media scrutiny demands that you communicate effectively in these situations. If you don’t tell your story, others will tell it for you. That’s the last thing you want during a crisis. The goal of crisis communications is to lessen damage [...]

17 10, 2016


As a creative public relations and marketing agency, one of our fundamental roles is to responsibly develop and disseminate content over multiple media outlets in various formats to convey a message that resonates; to “speak with the client’s voice” to other businesses, consumers, business leaders, elected officials and the public at large. This is nothing [...]