Today’s communicators need to practice a kind of integrated leadership that allows for collaboration and connection. In particular, they need to be proactive in forming bonds with marketers in their organizations, instead of engaging in turf warfare.
The major takeaway of Arthur W. Page Society’s spring meeting was that for PR pros the future is uncharted but, in light of some of the cultural indices, loaded with opportunity.
When H.J. Heinz Co. announced its acquisition of Kraft Foods Group recently—creating the third-largest food and beverage company in North America—a smorgasbord of PR accompanied the move.
The death of long-form writing may be greatly exaggerated. But when it comes to distributing PR- and marketing-related content that your constituents will pay attention to (and maybe even share), “snackable” content is the most promising recipe for success.
With a “more-with-less” model seeping through corporate America, brands and organizations no longer have the luxury of constantly having meetings.