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Olympic Evolution: New Media Stage Requires PR Execs to Shift Strategies

During the past six weeks, three of the most widely viewed events of the year—the Olympics in Beijing, the Democratic National Convention in Denver and the Republican National Convention in Minneapolis-St. Paul—took the world stage … | MORE »

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How to Know When You Need to Hire a Publicist

If you’re willing to spend the time learning how to get free publicity on your own, you can generate media attention for your product, service, cause or issue. But sometimes it makes perfect sense to … | MORE »

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CSR: Not So Global A Movement After All

The CSR movement, or at least the hard-core activists who are its loudest voice, seem to have been on a mission to save the world one step at a time. Problem is, they seem to … | MORE »

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The Revolution in Global Public Health

The world of global public health has changed dramatically in the past decade. For long-time practitioners and advocates, the field is almost unrecognizable. Consider: in the years 1990 to 1992 only 10 articles in The … | MORE »

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When Facebook Attacks: Maintaining Social Responsibility in a Social Media World

The popularity of social networking websites like Facebook presents a broad array of communications opportunities and challenges for organizations looking to manage their digital reputation. Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia came face-to-face with these challenges … | MORE »

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Surprise Attack: Executing a Crisis Simulation to Plan for the Unknown

On Aug. 1, 2008, Peppercom employees learned that four senior managers were missing following a quarterly summit in Singapore, leaving only one member of the management team– co-founder and managing partner, Steve Cody–in New York … | MORE »

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Beyond Do’s and Don’ts—The Life of a Green Initiative is Its Community

At its very core, the green movement is about sustaining life—and it seems that the best way to honor and preserve our surroundings is to participate in the life that surrounds us every day. Sure, … | MORE »

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How to Raise Your Company’s Profile

Do you read stories in newspapers and trade magazines about your competitors? Perhaps you know your company is as successful as they are with just as many positive stories to tell, but none of the … | MORE »

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Ten Commandments of a Press Release

In baseball, it’s said that you know an umpire is top-notch when you never notice his presence.  If he’s doing his job, he won’t call attention to himself in any way. It’s much the same … | MORE »

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Experiential Education: A 5 Step approach to building better CSR

What’s the most effective and efficient way to optimize your CSR efforts? While opinions could go on forever, there is something new to consider: It’s called Experiential Education, and it’s being embraced across both the … | MORE »

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