Videos hold people’s attention, appeal to both the heart and head, create brand recall and can be relatively easy on budgets. But finding your inner Spielberg and creating a great video is not as simple as getting your camera out and shouting, “Action!” It takes preparation.
It’s one thing when agencies help their clients to manage an external crisis and/or cauterize a wound. But what happens when the crisis is happening right at the table and an otherwise stable relationship may be headed for the rocks?
Marketing and PR both play substantive roles in an organization’s success. But what happens when disagreements arise between the two and turf wars take root?
Agencies still provide media training and crisis management, of course, but they also offer strategic counsel, execute and measure campaigns and protect brand reputation.
Jay Z’s new music streaming service, Tidal, is less than a month out from its official relaunch, but that hasn’t stopped the critics from pouring on the negativity. In response, the rapper turned entrepreneur took to Twitter on Sunday afternoon to defend the service.
Many newspaper newsrooms these days still have a beat system, but there are also web sites, video and a constantly changing media landscape to contend with.
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.