Author Archives: Dorian Cundick
CEB research has identified four misconceptions about the corporate brand, which, if addressed, can help you get more of the right people choosing you in the right ways.
At its core, media training prepares a spokesperson for an interaction with a reporter for print, broadcast or Web interviews. In groups or one-on-ones, the session is usually conducted before a specific event such as a product launch, feature interview, industry conference or challenging story; it can also be part of a general skills development session for the individual.
The prevalence of online communication channels have made it more complicated to measure the reputation of companies, while at the same time making reputational smears easier to commit.
Since Ed Ney, former U.S. ambassador and past chairman of Y&R, passed away earlier this month, many wonderful stories have been shared among those who worked with Ed. These are all instructive and worth seeking out—he was an incredibly influential man to those of us who knew and loved him.
As we ease into 2014 content marketing continues to play a vital role in generating sales ready leads. As I shared in my previous column, marketing is now accountable for driving revenue. PR, of course, is a part of marketing and must step up to the plate and assume its rightful role in co-creating a strategic content blueprint for generating “Revenue Marketing.”
Thanks to the new video series, “Dean’s Download,” Avery Dennison employees hear from their CEO first-hand, and in near real time, about everything from customer visits and trade shows to the company’s most important business initiatives.
Conflict is part of most client/agency relationships. But conflict resolution is also a major PR agency client service. Resolving inevitable conflicts between agency and client should follow the same pattern and pathway as resolving external conflicts on behalf of clients in their own markets.
How do multiple agencies play nice in this increasingly collaborative environment? Here are a few suggestions:
As PR agencies grow, positions become more specialized and employees begin to fit more neatly into certain, defined roles. As this occurs, it is critical for PR managers to reevaluate their employee classifications to determine which employees should be classified as exempt (not eligible for overtime) and non-exempt (eligible for overtime).