American consumers are still hesitant to trust companies, CEOs and senior executives, citing corruption and overpay as major reasons for mistrust.
Communications from a service provider is one of the leading influencers of trust, and every interaction—in person, online or with a call center—is an opportunity to build or break trust.
Marketing and communication executives are going global, with seven out of 10 saying their organizations currently have, or will have in the next five years, a global communications/marketing function.
The high cost of pay TV subscriptions and the emergence of other ways for viewers to watch entertainment content has prompted many Gen Y-ers to consider discontinuing their paid services.
Companies have a long way to go in improving internal communications, as bottlenecks and ineffective practices still limit worker productivity and erode morale.
When it comes to social media, women are more apt to be believers in the role that sites like Facebook can play in facilitating cause-related involvement.
For all the talk of online events like webcasts and virtual meetings eventually supplanting live events, attendees still value the energy, face time and networking opportunities of a live event.
Businesses looking to upgrade their multimedia offerings are investing heavily in Web site redesigns, iPhone and iPad apps and social networking ads.