In the past, the American Sportfishing Association catered primarily to its fishing industry members. Then, it set its hooks into anglers themselves, creating a powerful synergy in the process.
A combination of proactive risk management and brand positioning, issue management should be a key component of an organization’s communications strategy.
Case Study: Tips-Based Personal Engagement Breathes Life Into American Heart Association’s Ideal Health CampaignNovember 21st, 2011 by PR News
The American Heart Association used Facebook as the crux for its Ideal Health campaign, with daily messaging, live chats and a brand ambassador program to promote the benefits of a heart-healthy lifestyle.
Case Study: A Needle in a Haystack: PR Outreach Drives Global Search for Progeria Sufferers in Race for a CureNovember 7th, 2011 by PR News
Comprehensive local media outreach in 10 different countries helped find 24 undiagnosed sufferers of the devastating premature aging disease.
Like an art curator who amasses a collection of objects to spark emotion among art lovers, smart B2B PR pros are connecting assets into a singular brand experience for stakeholders.
Case Study: Working Without a Cuteness Factor, Smithsonian Turns to Fun, Froggy Tactics in Amphibian Conservation EffortsOctober 24th, 2011 by PR News
It’s a tough sell to get people to care about frogs, but through compelling visuals and aggressive outreach to reporters, the Smithsonian’s campaign to help endangered amphibians had legs.
Given the state of the economy and lack of public trust in business, organizations should consider getting into the political game by contributing to key candidates.
PR News often chronicles PR successes, but often just as much can be learned through failures. Veteran PR pros weigh in on their biggest gaffes and discuss lessons learned from them.
Don’t just think of corporate social responsibility as strategic philanthropy; make it an integral part of your brand and product stories.