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Making Your Widget Work for You

Almost everyone understands the basic concept of a widget – what it is and what it does -  but understanding just how to maximize a widget’s functionality is another beast altogether. Since social media gives … | MORE »

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All That Glitters isn’t Green

As never before, environmental sustainability programs offer PR professionals the opportunity to have a meaningful impact on the operations of the organizations we serve.  In few other areas are reputation and operations more closely linked. … | MORE »

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Mastering E-mail Etiquette to Media

There’s nothing more aggravating than to be at the receiving end of a monster photo attachment that not only exceeds your computer’s maximum megabytes but paralyzes it for the remainder of the day. The angst … | MORE »

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Measuring Corporate Responsibility’s ROI

In years past, a company with strong philanthropic activities was viewed as a pillar of the community—a good corporate citizen. Today, companies are defining their corporate citizenship—or corporate responsibility—less by their charitable contributions and more … | MORE »

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How Medical Products Companies Should Handle Media When in a Legal Dispute

Patent challenges. Counterfeiting lawsuits. Product liability. There’s no dearth of litigation in the health product space but there are ways you can successfully communicate with the media if your client, a medical products company, is … | MORE »

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Business and Human Rights – On the Radar Screen

Business efforts to promote “sustainability” – or, more precisely, the environmental component of that term – have grown by leaps and bounds in the past two to three years.  By any measure, how companies are … | MORE »

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How to Make Your Online Pressroom Reporter-Friendly

Some online pressrooms are a study in obfuscating clutter and about as reporter-friendly as a tightly lipped C-suite executive whose company is about to be bought by another. But it doesn’t have to be that … | MORE »

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Enhance Your CSR by Marketing from a Philanthropic Perspective

Lately, consumers have been seeing red. To be more specific, Product (RED), the brainchild of singer/activist Bono and DATA co-founder Bobby Shriver. Product (RED) is an initiative to raise awareness and funds for The Global … | MORE »

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"Greenest" Adults are also Tech-Savvy, Says Study

Acccording to a recent study conducted by Mediamark Research & Intelligence, while 46% of U.S. adults neither think nor act green, the 2% of the population who call themselves green advocates, are among the most … | MORE »

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Learning From Tim Russert

Perhaps too often we learn from others’ mistakes rather from their examples. In this vein, one of the positives that has come from Tim Russert’s unexpected passing is the reminder to learn from his expertise … | MORE »

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