Search the term “hires a PR firm” on any given day and you’ll find a fresh news story about a company hiring a PR firm to handle a crisis. Shocking news! Stop the presses! How dare they revert to PR! Why is it still newsworthy when PR is called to the rescue or joins a […]
Following are six foundational benchmarking tactics you can use as cornerstones for your reputation-management strategy.
Subway must want this year to end quickly. Jared Fogle, the company-created celebrity spokesperson, this week agreed to plead guilty of traveling to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a minor and the distribution and receipt of child pornography, according to the Associated Press. Sales were already falling. Now, with Fogle’s child pornography case, Subway […]
Subway acted fast in responding to the latest development in a criminal case against the brand’s most familiar face.
The voices of Amazon’s top executives—including Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s founder and chief executive—were equivocally missing from the New York Times’ narrative.
There is nothing pretty about the Planned Parenthood crisis or the situation confronting Bill Cosby. Abortion and sexual assault are controversial and uncomfortable topics. Both are indicative of how society traditionally has viewed subjects that no one wanted to talk about—and how that is changing rapidly.
Your brand’s social or political action is likely to catch the attention of the audiences that care about you the most—and those who don’t. Are you prepared to respond quickly and responsibly if questions come up?
A business crisis can cause myriad disruptions for customers and partners before PR even has had a chance to assess the situation.