The most beautifully written speech in the world won’t do you any good if you suffer from stage fright and fail to make the speech memorable—and that won’t do you any favors with senior managers.
For brands and organizations that are just beginning to develop their online video programming, a good deal of the content will initially focus on creating mini documentaries and conducting interviews with C-level executives and other senior managers.
The UN Foundation’s partnership program for media engagement offers tips that can serve as a model for nonprofit groups looking to share their story with a wider audience.
Partisanship and policy aside, the campaign trail offers key PR lessons. Whether it’s a presidential hopeful hitting the campaign trail or a new CEO meeting with stakeholders, making a strong first impression is crucial. And perception may trump reality.
While the demise of the press release is greatly exaggerated, ongoing criticism of it remains. Many press releases, regardless of the sector, continue to suffer from flowery language, jargon and buried leads (when the real news is stuck in the penultimate paragraph), among other shortcomings.