The departure of a beloved figure from a program or company he/she helped build can sometimes be messy. While Jon Stewart’s exit from The Daily Show is far from complete, the announcement was done seamlessly as far as a communications strategy goes.
When pitching a journalist via email, you have about five seconds to grab his/her attention—and that’s if it’s a slow day in the newsroom.
During an interview with CNBC’s Kelly Evans, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul shushed Evans and told her to “calm down” while he answered a question. Use this interview as Exhibit A when prepping top executives on what not to do when talking with the media.
If you’re nervous about public speaking, you’re not alone. A StatisticBrain survey found that 74 percent of adults have anxiety about speaking in public. But help is on the way. Here are some constructive public speaking tips culled from successful TED talks.
If GoDaddy had considered the clout, passions and research acumen of animal rights advocates it probably would have scratched its lost-puppy Super Bowl ad when it was first proposed. But in the battle for media attention in Super Bowl week, GoDaddy put points on the scoreboard.
Press releases are too often mired down in jargon, corporate terms and techno-babble that turn people off. Here is a list of some words to avoid.