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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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Make Your Videos Make Money

53% of all people age three and up will watch online video this year. That is a staggering amount of people, considering that last year that number was below 40%. At the MPA Video Magazine … | MORE »

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Elle and Microsoft: Know Your (Digital) Audience

Knowing your audience is the number one key to success in any industry. But at the Elle/Microsoft “Seeking the Sought After” breakfast last week, Microsoft Advertising Global Research Director Beth Uyenco explained that simply knowing … | MORE »

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Online Video’s 1% Problem

OMMA Video conference opened today. Here, digital media guru and frequent min contributor Steve Smith discusses in a Media Post article the changes in the online video world over the past year, what YouTube is … | MORE »

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Are You Ready to Tell Your Story? Crisis Planning in a 24/7 Media Environment

For as long as we can remember, media training included telling clients to “triage” media this way in a crisis: •    Do radio interviews first because they broadcast every hour. •    Next, talk to the … | MORE »

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Reaping Biz Benefits of Philanthropy Programs

Generosity comes easily when business is booming and optimism is running high. But when companies experience economic setbacks, corporate giving programs may face increased scrutiny from internal stakeholders who are looking for places to cut … | MORE »

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Good PR is Viral PR

While working as the director of CVS Caremark’s workforce initiatives, Steve Wing learned a valuable lesson: A good story can have a powerful cacade effect. 

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If At First You Don’t Succeed, Try Another Angle

For Sue Vitters Howland, VP of Weber Shandwick, attracting the media’s attention to your company’s innovative initiatives may have everything to do with the focus of your pitch. “Workforce trends tend to have a broad … | MORE »

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