One of the first things that clients want to know is whether business communicators can show them how to carry themselves in front of the media and fix any glitches that may be getting in the way of delivering the message. But what happens when you turn the tables, and PR managers and directors are the ones who are being interviewed and relaying the message?
Having poor grammar, misspelled words, sloppy punctuation and excessive jargon and acronyms can damage your credibility—and the credibility of your communications.
In our hyperconnected world, little is hidden from the public view. Most CEOs understand this, but they may benefit from an update on how the scope of public relations has broadened to meet the new stakeholder reality.
By goading ESPN into suspending him and having that story—not the story he told on his podcast—turn into national news, Simmons further exacerbated the NFL’s troubles and and complicated its relationship with its compliant television partner.
When the dust of generalizations settles, we’re left with a world where millennials have increasing purchasing clout, and are buying all their stuff through social media. That means that, with a strategic approach to social media management, PR professionals have a great opportunity to cultivate and grow millennials as customers.
While so much has changed, what clients and customers want when it comes to conferences hasn’t. They want the right people to hear their message. And, ultimately, they want that message to lead to more sales for their organization.
A presentation isn’t about great-looking slides, it’s about ideas that attract people. Refine your point, work out what’s important and make it matter to the other person.
While brand ambassadors are appealing to some companies because they appear more regulated, they simply aren’t authentic and therefore aren’t effective.