The Importance of Transparency in Crisis Communications

May 26, 2020

In order to be successful (well, as successful as possible), in a crisis situation, it’s important for PR professionals to take a proactive approach, get ahead of the game, and shape the narrative before it is shaped by the public. In order to do that, a crisis communications plan is absolutely necessary. But not just any plan, one that is proactive and truthful, not reactive and falsely-motivated.

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Visual Communication: 6 Tips for Creating Captivating Visuals 

December 17, 2019

With an audience that is more well-versed than ever in consuming content visually, now is the time to expand your communication plan to incorporate visuals, if you’re not already doing so. Whether it’s motion graphics, videos, photographs, infographics, data visualizations, or anything in between, utilizing a form of visual communication will elevate your work, expand your reach, and give you an edge over your competitors.

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How to Ace a Media Interview

April 24, 2019

It’s important to make sure that prior to a media interview, you prepare your client well enough so he or she feels comfortable in front of the camera or behind the microphone. Going the extra mile to coach your client and help build his or her confidence before an interview is the best way to ensure you both hit a public relations home run.

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Increasing Your Brand’s Credibility Through Social Proof

June 21, 2017

Social proof – the process by which individuals look to their peers, role models, or other important figures to make decisions about how to act or respond to a situation – is a common human behavior, and a very powerful marketing tool. People tend to trust the opinions and actions of their friends, which is why product endorsements and word-of-mouth marketing are such a critical part of the marketing mix.

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5 Reasons Organizations Outsource to Agencies & Consultants

March 25, 2016

When sharing ways in which our agency works with organizations, one of the main questions I’m asked is why organizations hire agencies or consultants in the first place. It’s a valid question for anyone who has never outsourced services. While there is certainly a myriad of answers, based on my experience, here are the main forces that drive our clients to outsource to us. And yes, sometimes an organization will outsource for two or more of these reasons.

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