Communicate Solutions in a Crisis

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Communicate Solutions in a Crisis

NFgraphicWhen it comes to brands, consumers want to know how you will provide solutions to aspects of the crisis they are facing. They definitely don’t want to be sold a product. However, if you’re providing an important solution, sales will …

How to Repair Declining Social Trust

Social trust is in decline worldwide and it isn’t clear precisely why that is. Repairing it is needed for the success of our civic institutions, governments, businesses and society. Stanford Social Innovation Review has an article written by Kristin M. …

The Ultimate Messaging Day

HeartWhen public relations professionals speak about messaging, what we are saying is similar to what happens every Valentine’s Day, getting the messaging right. As public relations professionals, we are always challenged to set the correct tone, succinctly make the right …

Politicians Are Setting Up Their Own Media

MicrophonePoliticians aren’t just tweeting

Politicians are setting up their own media. They’re establishing live streams, blogs with catchy names and more to reach voters directly. According to the New York Times, it’s partly to promote themselves. It’s also a …

Saving Reputation Means Saving Revenues

A virus rages through a senior living community. Numerous residents and staff fall ill, and some are taken to the hospital.  The community has to postpone move-ins and turn away visitors. Amidst the pandemonium, little thought is given to saving …

Origin of the Word Buzz

According to Dictionary.com buzz is from Middle English dating back to 1350-1400. As expected, it likely came from the sound bees make. Then in the early 1600 it became a term for rumors and gossip and moved a step closer …

Crisis Management from a Legal Perspective

Managing a brand’s reputation in a crisis is challenging for the public relations team, but then the legal team gets involved and the complexity often increases. However, the legal team has their crisis management concerns and often the public relations …

Legal Consultation and Public Relations

If a public relations consultant is hired by an attorney for work on a case, is their communications considered privileged? According to Lexology and Behunin v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County, 9 Cal. App. 5th 833 (Cal. Ct. …

“Fearless Girl” Take Top Cannes PR Award

The “Fearless Girl” statue that this blog has written about here has taken Cannes top PR award as well as two other top awards. Karen van Bergen, who headed the jury selecting the PR winner and CEO of Omnicon Public …

YouTube: Starting A Fire with Bag of Water

This is a random YouTube video that has nothing to do with public relations. It’s Friday just before summer begins and we thought starting a fire with only a bag of water is quite an impressive feat, so that’s how …