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As the holidays arrive, MMGY Global CEO Clayton Reid says travel and hospitality brands’ messages should emphasize experiences, not price. In addition, he urges transparent messaging as the sector struggles with a labor shortage.
The rise in consumer interest in electronic vehicles highlights the need for clear, effective messaging. Education is a priority as is jargon-free communication that addresses range anxiety and infrastructure issues.
Mounting a get-out-the-vote campaign seems a non-partisan way of involving a company in the coming elections. Yet voting could become politicized during the coming election. And while data shows most consumers want companies to take stands, taking a position still is loaded with questions.
A pair of tools from PR firms use digital technology and AI as they remove emotion and guesswork, respectively, from issues PR pros face almost daily: responding to social and political questions and measuring DEI efforts.
Video continues to steal the show when it comes to engagement on social for brands in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) categories. 73% of the actions on the top 500 posts from CPG brands were either videos or reels, according to exclusive data from Shareablee powered by Comscore. This is compared to only 59% of all engagements on the top 500 posts in August 2021.
We jumped at the chance of questioning Prosek’s new SVP Johnny Chavkin. One of his best tips is about process: Build relationships with gatekeepers around those you’re writing speeches for, he says. They’ll give you very useful material and insight.
In mid-August, Congress approved President Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which includes $369 billion in investments for climate change and related issues. IRA’s arguably the largest climate bill in the country’s history. As a result, PR pros are wondering what IRA means, both for companies that have undertaken environmental activities and those getting started.
There were no social posts on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram mentioning “quiet quitting” in previous years. In August 2022, however, there were over 2.1k posts, 1.4 million actions, and 1.5 million video views among brands, publishers, and influencers on these platforms
The advantages of promptly addressing PR crises are apparent. Yet, some people and their companies just don’t learn.