Archive: September 2008

The Revolution in Global Public Health

September 8th, 2008 by

The world of global public health has changed dramatically in the past decade. For long-time practitioners and advocates, the field is almost unrecognizable. Consider: in the years 1990 to 1992 only 10 articles in The… Continued

When Facebook Attacks: Maintaining Social Responsibility in a Social Media World

September 8th, 2008 by

The popularity of social networking websites like Facebook presents a broad array of communications opportunities and challenges for organizations looking to manage their digital reputation. Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia came face-to-face with these challenges… Continued

Beyond Do’s and Don’ts—The Life of a Green Initiative is Its Community

September 3rd, 2008 by

At its very core, the green movement is about sustaining life—and it seems that the best way to honor and preserve our surroundings is to participate in the life that surrounds us every day. Sure,… Continued

Solving the Social Media Measurement Problem

September 2nd, 2008 by

News flash: Social media isn’t going anywhere. This whole “blogosphere” thing has gone from a social phenomenon to a full-blown media outlet. Yet today, many companies still do not measure the impact social media is… Continued

How One Agency Started from the Ground Floor to Make CSR Part of Culture

September 2nd, 2008 by

Several years ago, Hauska & Partner, PR consultancy, which operates in Central and Southern Europe, adopted a new strategic direction: They wanted to do different things in a different way. The new strategic direction was,… Continued

Experiential Education: A 5 Step approach to building better CSR

September 2nd, 2008 by

What’s the most effective and efficient way to optimize your CSR efforts? While opinions could go on forever, there is something new to consider: It’s called Experiential Education, and it’s being embraced across both the… Continued

Ten Commandments of a Press Release

September 2nd, 2008 by

In baseball, it’s said that you know an umpire is top-notch when you never notice his presence.  If he’s doing his job, he won’t call attention to himself in any way. It’s much the same… Continued

How to Raise Your Company’s Profile

September 2nd, 2008 by

Do you read stories in newspapers and trade magazines about your competitors? Perhaps you know your company is as successful as they are with just as many positive stories to tell, but none of the… Continued

More Companies are Turning to Blogs for Marketing

September 2nd, 2008 by

  Blogging may have started as a channel for people to start conversations and build virtual communities, but more and more companies are using blogs as marketing tools. In a story in last week’s Washington… Continued

The Escalator Pitch: Speak Small but Think Big

September 2nd, 2008 by

Forget the elevator pitch. Forget the press release. Forget the PowerPoint deck. How do you condense your message to escalator-pitch length to reach customers, potential investors and press. Profy co-founder Svetlana Gladkova (Profy is a… Continued