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PR Spurs Cosmetics Brand to Get Flatter

March 2nd, 2015 by

Having a 360-degree model to capitalize on the company’s media coverage is just one way that NuFACE is trying to integrate communications and tear down its business silos.

The Week in PR – A roundup of PR and marketing-related news

March 2nd, 2015 by

‘Embracing the Hate’ as the latest marketing tool, stepping on a positive message and Amazon’s new senior VP for worldwide corporate affairs (via the White House).

PR Pros Need to Reevaluate Pinterest and Snapchat

March 2nd, 2015 by

With additional funding Snapchat and Pinterest likely will grow their services, land more market share and expand globally.

How to Generate Interest From Gen Y

March 2nd, 2015 by

Brands must target Millennials where they live and get their news and align with their influencers. They also must tread lightly, however.

Top Women in PR 2014: Catherine Frymark

February 27th, 2015 by

Catherine Frymark, Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, Discovery Communications  Expertly leading Discovery’s powerful internal agency, Catherine Frymark spearheads communications efforts for Discovery Channel, TLC and Animal Planet. In the spring of 2013, both her portfolio… Continued

Curtain Rising for PR to Produce Bolder Events

February 23rd, 2015 by

Despite the digital onslaught and consumers being surgically attached to their smartphones—and seldom looking up from said devices—live events and conferences increasingly are becoming key marketing components for brands and organizations.

Carve Another Niche

February 23rd, 2015 by

Amid the economic doldrums of the last several years, PR pros could make a good argument that less is more regarding professional services. But as the economy finally gets off its back, it seems that having diverse services is starting to be vogue (again). A recent and exclusive study by Gould + Partners found 64 PR specialties now being offered to clients.

Metrics Still Operate in a Vacuum

February 23rd, 2015 by

It is easier than ever to collect data about how your online communication is working. It seems that most organizations are sticking with the easy stuff, however. What happens after someone likes your brand or shows up on your webpage? Even if they “engage” with your brand on social media, where does that lead?

Toxins as Relationship-Killers

February 23rd, 2015 by

Just like a virus, relationship toxins can’t be quickly eradicated once they’re in your brain; however, they’re susceptible to inoculation. Once you know they exist, you can build natural defenses to prevent them from taking root in the future.

Creating Brand Equity in a Commoditized Industry

February 23rd, 2015 by

Increasing awareness of your client (especially in a highly commoditized industry) within a niche vertical can be challenging. Brownstein Group was tasked with establishing Graham Co.’s healthcare division as a group of healthcare industry professionals, not merely insurance brokers who specialize in healthcare.