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Integrating Creative Design and Traditional PR Techniques

As the lines between marketing and PR continue to blur, here are some tips on integrating creative with traditional PR from Tracy Phillips, associate director and senior graphic designer at APCO Worldwide. | MORE »

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3 Brands Winning the Battle for Views on YouTube

As YouTube starts to ramp up its branding strategy, the website remains the go-to marketing vehicle for companies and organizations eager to get their messages out via online video.  | MORE »

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Crisis Response Lessons Learned from the Boston Marathon Bombings

In the minutes and hours that followed the bombing, the Boston Athletic Association (BAA) embarked upon an unexpected crisis communications campaign using social media. | MORE »

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One Day Google Glass Sale Could Get Smudged by Perception

On April 15 Google is giving consumers a chance to buy Google Glass for one day only. The tech giant is betting that people not only will shell out $1500 for Google Glass, but build buzz about the wearable technology. However, the product rollout could be marred by what may be a brewing crisis for Google. | MORE »

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4 Common Mistakes PR Pros Make on LinkedIn

Stanton Communications’ Lori Russo sees four common mistakes that PR pros habitually make on LinkedIn. How many of these are you guilty of? | MORE »

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Anatomy of a Brilliant Communications Rollout for Mad Men’s Final Season

Ahead of the premiere on Sunday, let’s take a look at what the communications pros working for Mad Men have been up to. | MORE »

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3 Brand Communications Tips for the Heartbleed Security Breach

The Heartbleed bug reminds us of 3 key points to keep in mind when communicating publicly about a data security failure. | MORE »

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5 Social Media Mistakes That Top PR Pros Always Avoid

Providing tips on how best build that social persona is useful, but sometimes it’s more valuable (and interesting) to talk about things you absolutely should never do. | MORE »

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CVS’ Cigarette Announcement Advances CSR Through Communications

CVS Caremark’s recent decision to stop selling tobacco products is a great example of how brands can use communications to build awareness of their CSR efforts.  | MORE »

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Appealing to Millennials with a User-Generated Content Model

A new study shows that, for Millennials, user-generated content (UGC) is 20% more influential when it comes to purchasing and 35% more memorable than other types of media. | MORE »

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