Verizon’s rolling out of its FiOS video service in New York City wasn’t just a matter of connecting optical cable. Connecting with a number of local and state officials was first and foremost, and the process took about three years.
Case Study: Verizon Communications Team Goes Behind the Scenes And In Front of the Media for Its NYC FiOS TV Launch
Ever since Verizon launched FiOS TV in Keller, Texas, in September 2005, the company’s ultimate goal had been to roll out the all-fiber-optics video service in the major cities in its service area, particularly in New York.
With the goal of being No. 1 in the presidential election TV ratings, CNN looked to build awareness and content with a traveling Airstream RV loaded with interactive activities.
Because the Driving While Distracted campaign was a multi-platform effort that entailed considerable planning, logistics were certainly a challenge, says Nationwide’s Charley Gillespie. But the biggest hurdle involved technology.
Case Study: Nationwide, Fleishman-Hillard Take Hands-On Approach To ‘Driving While Distracted’ Cause Campaign
After hearing firsthand accounts of the dangers posed by distracted driving from customers and colleagues, Nationwide Insurance became the first insurance company to take on the issue when it launched its campaign to educate consumers on the risks posed by Driving While Distracted (DWD) and encourage Americans to adopt safer driving habits in order to protect lives on the road.
For other companies wishing to do a campaign similar to Nationwide’s Driving While Distracted program, which educates consumers on safe driving practices, Fleishman-Hillard’s Senior Vice President Bill Ferguson and Nationwide’s communications consultant for media relations, Charley Gillespie, offer tips.
Case Study: A Drug-Prevention Training Toolkit Is Designed With Pre-Teens—and Potential Program Donors—in Mind
Organization: Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) Agencies: Amy Sutnick Plotch Communications; People Tech Connections Timeframe: 2009 Years ago, drug abuse prevention initiatives were aimed at teens, the feeling being they were at a …
Tony Tapia of the Western Union Foundation has helped steer One World, One Family from the start. We asked him what companies should consider when executing a global campaign.
Migration is what drives Western Union—to the tune of nearly $1 billion a year in earnings helping poor migrants around the globe send money home. Western Union’s assistance to migrants who are moving their money does not come without criticism, however.
Sam Ford, director of customer insights at Peppercom, offers tips for better PR/customer service interaction. Among them: Challenge upper management to think about how to better integrate the two units.