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AGRR Editorial Director Delivers First Novel

AGRR editorial director Tara Taffera isn’t all about auto glass. Taffera recently completed her first novel, Love Ordained, which has been published by Winged Publications. The book is available in print and on Kindle at Amazon.com. Completed in March 2020, … Continue reading

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Webinars Provide Quality Content Plus a Sneak Peek to Auto Glass Week™

Industry veterans gearing up for Auto Glass Week™, and others considering attendance, should mark their calendars for the upcoming AGW Preview Day Seminar Series Webinars. These educational webinars will provide value to your business and make a wonderful addition to … Continue reading

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AGRR Wins Editorial Award

Auto Glass Repair and Replacement (AGRR) magazine was honored with a silver award this week by the Association of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) for its AZBEE Awards, recognizing editorial excellence in a variety of categories. Tara Taffera, editorial director, won … Continue reading

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AGRR Auto Glass Week Video Wins Prestigious National ASBPE Award

Auto Glass Repair and Replacement (AGRR) magazine won the Bronze Award in the video news category from the American Society of Business Publication Editors. The award, presented last week in St. Petersburg, Fla., recognized the work of AGRR editorial director … Continue reading

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Key Media & Research Earns 8 ASBPE Nominations

Key Media & Research, publisher of AGRR magazine and glassBYTEs, was named a finalist for eight American Society of Business Publication Editors’ (ASBPE) awards on Thursday, showcasing the staff’s outstanding work in print, video and online content. The accolades include … Continue reading

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GUEST BLOG: Body Language Secrets Unveiled

by Tara Taffera Want to know what words to say or hold back? What body language signifies power, and even where to sit in that important meeting with a potential customer? Janine Driver, body language expert and best-selling author, covered … Continue reading

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TODAY’S BLOG: Yelp Helps

“I learned in a recent roundtable discussion with a group of retailers that they don’t like the online service Yelp. They don’t like that you can pay people to write good reviews for your company to get a higher ranking. They don’t like that the competitor down the street can pose as a customer, write a bad review in a matter of seconds and potentially tarnish your reputation. But as I learned the day before this seminar, people do Yelp for help, so don’t write off this service just yet.” —Tara Taffera

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Ellen Rogers Wins Award for Extraordinary Service to Key Communications Inc.

Ellen G. Rogers, editor of USGlass magazine, sister publication to AGRR™ magazine/glassBYTEs.com™, has been recognized by the magazine’s parent company, Key Communications Inc., through its presentation of its Award for Extraordinary Service. The award is presented annually and was named after vice president for media services Holly X. Biller who has been with Key Communications for 19 years, and epitomizes the definition of extraordinary.

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USGlass Wins Construction Writers Award for School Safety Coverage

USGlass magazine, sister publication to AGRR™ magazine and glassBYTEs.com™, has been named the winner of a prestigious Boger Award by the Construction Writers Association (CWA) for its May issue devoted to school safety. The award is based on the feature articles in the May 2013 School Safety issue that took a hard look at the role glass plays in school safety and security.

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Two Key Communications Publications Named as National ASBPE Winners

Door and Window Market Magazine (DWM) took home the gold for best news video in the national American Society of Business Publication Editors’ (ASBPE) awards, affectionately known as the Azbee awards. The FILM’d video newscast, produced by WINDOW FILM magazine, took home the silver for best webcast. The awards were received during an Awards Banquet and Ceremony July 25 in Chicago.

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Happy Halloween from the Key Communications Team

Key Communications, parent company to AGRR™ magazine/glassBYTEs.com, celebrated Halloween last Friday with many of the team members dressing up in creative costumes. From a zombie to a male tooth fairy to Princess Leia and the Mad Hatter, our office was filled with color and spooky characters.

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