The best way to generate content that is useful and sharable is to practice brand journalism.
Frito-Lay CFO Hugh Johnston told the AP that the new flavors are more profitable for the company because they put “maybe an ounce or two less” chips in the special bags but charge the same price as a standard bag.
Two debut Hachette authors are enjoying the “Colbert bump,” a phenomenon already known in the publishing world whereby books written by authors who appear on “The Colbert Report” see an increase in sales.
A suspect meat scandal in China is getting worse. The growing scandal surrounding Husi Food should focus the mind of communicators when it comes dealing with global supply chains and crafting a contingency plan for when a crisis ensues.
It’s an occupational hazard for communicators: It takes years to cultivate a solid reputation, but it could vanish virtually overnight with one boneheaded move by the company. One way to mitigate that possibility may be for PR pros to rethink (and reconfigure) reputation management.
The key is to use technology as a research and organizational tool, not the end-all, be-all solution. These proven strategies will help PR people strengthen their media efforts by relying a little less on technological shortcuts and a little more on targeted research.
Working with PR agency Strategy XXI Partners, Arizona Chemical developed content in order to make its sustainability report more accessible, shaping the reporting process into editorial nuggets that could be easily conveyed.
Gerhard Bradner, a Frontier Airlines pilot whose Denver-bound plane was diverted to Cheyenne because of a storm, ordered about 50 pizzas to feed the nearly 160 passengers on his plane during the delay.
Sports fans—especially soccer fans—are incredibly passionate, and after spectacular losses it may be better for brands who want to steer clear of their wrath to stay out of the discussion.