Sharon Reis, partner at GYMR Public Relations and a speaker at PR News’ upcoming Business Leadership Boot Camp for Communicators on March 14 in Washington, D.C., lists some habits PR pros need to break to take a more business-focused, bottom-line approach to all their efforts.
Broad demographic groups no longer cut the mustard, but a number of unique psychographic profiles are making it easier for marketers to understand who their audience is and how to speak to them.
With diversity becoming a major topic of conversation, brands are advised to keep abreast of the issue and perhaps join the conversation.
The lull of the holidays is over, and while the new year brings a sense of endless possibility, the reality is far less hopeful for some, particularly those for whom the start of the year means being restructured out of a job.
To turn employees into passionate customers, PayPal teamed up with agency MSLGROUP to implement the “Be the Customer” campaign internally.
Internal communications and employee engagement become hot topics whenever communicators talk shop.
CommCore Consulting cuts through the clutter with campy videos about media relations and other PR topics.
It’s the same with PR pros and training videos, says Dale Weiss, SVP at CommCore Consulting. “If you’re flying Virgin America, you watch because it’s [a] clever [video],” he says, referring to the safety videos. “We used the same logic with these videos” Weiss says of the two humorous videos featured here. “You have to cut through the clutter. So we thought how can we show some of the things we teach [clients] but do it in a clever way?”