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Five Ways To Get Better Photos for Your Media Kit

A frequently overlooked component of a press package is the photography. Too often, the accompany photos, which are typically headshots of a company’s C-suite execs, look either like mugshots you would find in a post … | MORE »

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What Do We Mean by "Sustainable Globalization?"

Globalization is defined as “the rapid expansion and integration of business activities across borders in response to dramatic technology and government policy changes in the latter part of the 20th century." Globalization has integrated national … | MORE »

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Case Study: The Entertainment Technology Center @ USC Puts Facebook under a Microscope

The Situation The Entertainment Technology Center @ USC (ETC@USC) brings together next-generation consumers and top entertainment, technology, and electronics companies to ascertain the impact of new technology on the consumer.  The ETC’s goal is to … | MORE »

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PR by the Numbers: Johnson & Johnson’s Mommy Problem

On November 12, the non-profit Babywearing International launched International Babywearing Week, a week when “nonprofit babywearing groups all over the world are celebrating babywearing, and thousands of volunteers are working to publicize the benefits of … | MORE »

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Note to Spokespersons: Delivery Matters

Once you have simple, clear messages with strong proof points and anecdotes to back them up, there’s one crucial ingredient left—a strong delivery. Speech experts say voice quality drives initial impressions even more than content, … | MORE »

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Finding a Good Company Expert/Spokesperson

Identifying a good and qualified company expert/spokesperson can be a challenge but if you follow these guidelines below, you’ll be on your way. When selecting your company expert, select an individual who:   •    Is open … | MORE »

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Six Tips for Writing a World-Class Release

Of course, there are no sure-fire ways to write the perfect release. BUT if you follow the formula outlined below, you may just get there. 1. Write a feature lead. Contrary to popular opinion, reporters don’t … | MORE »

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Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Takes Leadership

Early in November, Business for Social Responsibility, an association of approximately 250 member companies that works to develop more sustainable ways to do business, drew 1,300 leaders and managers from 50 countries representing companies, nonprofits, … | MORE »

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How to Maximize Chances for CSR Campaign Success

When working in tandem with another organization on a campaign, it’s imperative that both sides of the partnership be in sync with messaging, says Jerry Davies, media relations director for Farmers Insurance Group, which has … | MORE »

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Cause Marketing Affects Sales, says New Study

According to research conducted by Cone and Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, cause-related marketing can exponentially increase sales. Nearly 200 research participants evaluated a new regional magazine and were exposed to either a cause-related … | MORE »

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