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Case Study: Establishing a Unified Brand for Philips with Smart Marketing, Teamwork and Keeping Things Flexible

Prior to 2013, Philips had 40 brands exhibiting in multiple exhibit spaces at LFI, each heavy with product displays. The new positioning required GES and Philips to produce a single 10,000 square-foot innovative booth to house all previously separated brands. | MORE »

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Don’t Let Testy Interview Devolve Into a Debate About Your Brand

It’s one thing for a top executive to be camera-ready for a media interview and know his talking points cold. It’s another when the reporter has a bone to pick with the executive, has a habit of interrupting the responses and can barely contain his or her hostility toward the brand or organization. | MORE »

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Pepsi (and Other Brands) Feel a Sochi Olympics Halo Effect. And Apparently Don’t Care

Perhaps spurred by its history of large ad presence at events such as the Super Bowl, Pepsi is incorrectly perceived by 21% of respondents in a new survey to be an official Olympic sponsor. According … | MORE »

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Social and Mobile Channels Provide New Wheels for Your Media Tours

Mobile marketing tours are an increasingly popular PR vehicle for brands and organizations that want to move beyond static media tours.  | MORE »

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Upping Your Game to Reach Online Media

The proliferation of news websites is good for PR communicators, but you will have to be more creative and skillful than ever when pitching journalists. | MORE »

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5 Things to Do When Your Senior Leader Threatens to Throw a Journalist Off a Balcony

In the interest of helping all media handlers and PR pros whose senior leader threatens, on camera, to murder a journalist, we offer these helpful tips. | MORE »

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PR Insider: A Peek Behind the Media Curtain

Setting aside time to visit the newsrooms of media outlets you serve as a communicator is a great way to build relationships and understand what makes a media outlet tick.  | MORE »

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Mac Attack: Three Tips On How to Celebrate a Brand Anniversary the Apple Way

Thirty years ago Apple unveiled its iconic “1984” Super Bowl commercial, announcing the release of the Macintosh personal computer.  Steve Jobs had already previewed the commercial, publicly announcing his plucky little company was about to … | MORE »

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6 Media Pitching Do’s—and 1 Don’t

These tactical media pitching tips will help see you through the anxiety of short deadlines and high media placement expectations | MORE »

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Your Client Won a Grammy. Now What? (Lessons for PR Pros to the Stars and Everyone Else, Too)

The real work starts for communications professionals before the event, planning acceptance speeches and organizing press conferences. | MORE »

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