Stories by Brian Greene


4 Questions to Ask Before Using Video for Your PR Programs

April 29th, 2015 by

Videos hold people’s attention, appeal to both the heart and head, create brand recall and can be relatively easy on budgets. But finding your inner Spielberg and creating a great video is not as simple as getting your camera out and shouting, “Action!” It takes preparation.

3 Ways to Resolve Conflicts Between PR and Marketing

April 28th, 2015 by

Marketing and PR both play substantive roles in an organization’s success. But what happens when disagreements arise between the two and turf wars take root?

Jay Z’s Best Tweets in His PR Defense of Tidal

April 27th, 2015 by

Jay Z’s new music streaming service, Tidal, is less than a month out from its official relaunch, but that hasn’t stopped the critics from pouring on the negativity. In response, the rapper turned entrepreneur took to Twitter on Sunday afternoon to defend the service.

How to Create Visual Content People Actually Want to Look at [Infographic]

April 24th, 2015 by

In an era where catching people’s attention is getting more and more difficult, making your content look good is just as (if not more) important than actually having good content. But creating stunning visual content is much more difficult than it may seem, and the Internet is full of bad design and poorly executed visuals to prove it.

3 Snapchat Tips to Better Connect With Your Audience

April 22nd, 2015 by

If your business objective is growth and sales with the next generation of buyers in mind, Snapchat should to be central to any forward-thinking communications strategy.

Google’s ‘Mobilegeddon’: 5 Tips to Fix Your Mobile Mistakes

April 21st, 2015 by

Google released a significant overhaul of its search algorithm Tuesday in an effort to boost search rankings for “mobile-friendly” sites. If you aren’t quite ready for “mobilegeddon,” don’t panic. Here are five tips to help you fix your most egregious mobile mistakes.

How Can PR and Marketing Learn to Work Together?

April 20th, 2015 by

While PR and marketing remain distinct, the two disciplines have to work together in many ways—without overstepping the shifting boundary that separates them. Therein lies the challenge.

10 Inspiring Quotes from TIME’s 100 Most Influential People

April 16th, 2015 by

TIME announced its annual list of the 100 Most Influential People on Thursday. The list reads like a Who’s Who of humanity, spanning genders, generations, ethnicities and professions. Let’s take a look at 10 inspirational quotes from those who made the list this year.

What It Takes to Succeed on YouTube [Infographic]

April 15th, 2015 by

To stand out on YouTube, stop thinking of it as a video repository. Start thinking like the people who make their living from YouTube. This means finding an approach to producing video content on a regular basis, designing video to take advantage of YouTube features and building subscribers.

How PR Pros Can Break Down Organizational Silos

April 14th, 2015 by

Today’s communicators need to practice a kind of integrated leadership that allows for collaboration and connection. In particular, they need to be proactive in forming bonds with marketers in their organizations, instead of engaging in turf warfare.