Category Archives: Public Relations (PR)

How to leverage social media for PR

Co-author: Josh Tiongson Social media has changed the way we consume news. Studies show that a majority of U.S. adults receive their news via social media (Pew Research), and a 2016 internet trends report by analyst Mary Meeker found that adults spend roughly 2.8 hours of their day on mobile internet, versus 2.4 hours on

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Social media to turn loyal customers into brand influencers

More than ever, effective social media strategies include building community and nurturing brand advocates. These advocates can include key influencers like bloggers or industry-insiders, as well as people who simply talk about their experiences online. These satisfied or dissatisfied consumers have power. According to the Huffington Post, people interact with an average of 11.4 pieces

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Four Components to Proper Media Training

Media training may conjure images of well-healed consultants prepping executives for 60 Minutes interviews, but preparing spokespeople for interviews with news outlets is a necessary business norm… even for the non-profit that grants the occasional interview to their hyper-local news blog. Large companies are attuned to training leaders for time spent with the media. But

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Snowball effect

Crisis communications from a customer-centric perspective

An essential part of protecting your company’s reputation is being prepared with crisis management communications that effectively support your customers. Too often, this mission-critical messaging focuses inward, asking, “What do we want people to know?” But when your customers are negatively impacted, you need to view the crisis from their perspective. Reframe the conversation to

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