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.
PR pros can boost the odds of getting their press releases and other written materials across the plate by asking themselves some straightforward questions beforehand.
As we all become more comfortable communicating over the Internet, our face-to-face networking skills get rusty. For PR prps, practicing those in-person communications skills is crucial.