Picking the perfect words may not have been as important in the past, but today, keywords are critical to your firm’s digital reputation and whether or not you get found.
It’s relatively easy to get people to hear what you’re communicating, but it’s much harder to get them to listen. One way is to ask them compelling questions.
Makovsky + Company president and CEO Ken Makovsky reveals PR management lessons learned from several recessions during his 30 years in the business.
When properly trained, it’s OK to let junior PR staff to pitch stories and follow up with editors on press releases, and be more involved with clients. After all, how else are they going to learn?
A major PR player in the 1982 Tylenol scandal offers an inside perspective of Toyota’s current woes versus the Johnson & Johnson crisis. While the Toyota story seems complex, it really boils down to what the author calls the "Three V’s of Crises."
A small agency feels the economic pinch and adopts a "distributed" organizational model, wherein employees work from various locations rather than in a central office. The result: cost savings and improved client service. This model, however, is not without its drawbacks.
Although the Twitterverse is asking if folks are on #TeamConan or #TeamLeno, the real loser in this match is going to be NBC. It’s mind boggling that a huge media company could be so poor at media and public relations.
On any given day, we get our news and information in bite (and byte) sized chunks. While drinking our morning coffee and perusing through what’s left of our city’s newspaper, we’re tapping into a favorite …
By now, everyone has heard about David Letterman’s late-night dalliances with female staffers on his show. His fellow funny men, from Jimmy Kimmel to Conan O’Brien, have all piped in with their comedic two cents. Helene Solomon, CEO of Solomon McCown & Company, gives a communicator’s perspective about why Letterman will survive this image crisis.
In an era of shrinking newsrooms and disappearing travel budgets, we all are having a hard time finding editors and reporters with the time and resources to hop on a plane to pursue a story …