How do you cope when the reporters you want to target get 12,000 emails a year – and spike most of them? That’s our job–hitting it over the fence. And shaping new markets with the kind of coverage that drive company value – like one, in the WSJ last week.
Another survey from last week warmed our hearts – because it confirms the truths we play by:
Great media comes to those who listen, understand what’s needed, and aren’t afraid to be creative.
That’s we’ve been doing for 25 years, come next week.
The concept of brand “superfans” is not necessarily a new one. Consumers all over the world have been talking about their favorite companies and products online, advocating for products and services, and have been doing everything they can to spread the word about brands they are passionate about.
Whether it be videos, pictures, tweets, or posts, authentic endorsements by brand ambassadors go a long way. Adobe recently used Vine to capture executives at industry events and engage in real time marketing. The video not only portrayed Adobe’s active participation in the industry, but also More >
Creative content budgets are expected to swell this year, but most businesses are still struggling to string together an effective content strategy. Before jumping in to your next campaign, consider the who, what, where, and why of your content strategy:
1. Why? Developing a strategy is critical to the success of your content. Content can go a long way, but only if it’s aligned with your goals. Don’t just create content for content’s sake or to keep up with whatever your competition is doing. A well thought out strategy gives you a definitive plan of action, and a higher probability of moving More >
Executing survey campaigns can be extremely effective for our clients. The data gleaned from market surveys can be turned into press releases, market briefs and infographics, and, equally importantly, used in email marketing, sales presentations and media campaigns.
These surveys can help emphasize a company’s value, highlighting new trends in the industry and demonstrating an understanding of what’s driving them. Furthermore, the results often have a long shelf-life, with other businesses, articles and reports referencing the data more than a year later.
Given the value these surveys More >
Yeah, there could be a new word. It might last for today’s social minute, or become another meme. In case you’ve been sleeping (or not watching commercial TV), it comes courtesy of Sprint, which has figured out that our shared hunger for community and connection is coinciding with a rapidly changing sense of just who our family might be.
Enter the Framily – friends and family. For Sprint, and maybe us, too, it’s a new way to re-define our connections, and loyalty.
What’s the PR lesson here? Spending a lot of money always helps penetrate the social conscience. But it goes much, much further More >