Public Relations

How to Handle Controversy in the Age of the Internet

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For any business or public figure, finding your time in the spotlight brings certain responsibilities. Among them is being sure that any irresponsible actions you may have once wrestled with in the past must be put to rest. If there are any skeletons in your closet, that spotlight has a tendency to locate them and stir up controversy.And the internet ... Read More »

Beauty Brands Turning to YouTube to Communicate their Message

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With beauty being a visual industry, it’s no surprise that the industry is turning to social video to engage with customers. The majority of beauty brands acknowledge that the use of social media channel is one the top sources of driving traffic to and from the site.  Where Facebook and Twitter once dominated, YouTube is now emerging as the dominant ... Read More »

Online Marketing Considerations for Professional Service Firms

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When working out a marketing strategy for your professional services company, it is fundamental to keep in mind that you’re not in the same boat as those businesses that are promoting products online. Your marketing tactics will differ drastically because you provide legal advice, or you’re an accounting firm, or in financial advising. It’s true that the goal is the ... Read More »

Why PR Needs to be a Part of your SEO Strategy

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Considering SEO (search engine optimization) and PR (public relations) as part of your marketing strategy has become ever so important due to the latest Google update. Google has put an end to sites that aggregate news to generate traffic. What they want is unique, well-written content that is linked to high quality sites. Ken McGaffin gives us his top tips ... Read More »

Brilliant Marketing: Taking Current events and Making it your Story

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The most common obstacle to generating consistent publicity for your brand is the often aggressive attack of current events which takes over just about every segment and opportunity.  In an otherwise routine news cycle, where random car accidents, harsh weather or middle American community meeting-gone wrong makes the headlines, news organizations look for “bigger” news to drive headlines, viewers and ... Read More »

An Attention Grabbing Headline is Essential for your Blog

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You’ve invested time developing a blog post topic, eloquently drafting and editing the content, compiling pictures, video and graphics, so now it’s time to slap on a header and upload your masterpiece. Wrong! Blogging 101 will tell you this is absolutely unacceptable. Your company’s posts won’t get a single view if they’re capped with a lackluster header that is merely ... Read More »

Pinterest Privacy: What’s to Come?

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In today’s digital world, communications and consumers move quicker than ever before. Once something is said or done, it’s hard to put that genie back in the box.   As king of the hill, Pinterest naturally faces a lot of challengers – but by voicing certain shortcomings of the site they may soon face a major challenge. They recently began curtailing ... Read More »

Diversified Online Approach is Best for Your Brand

If you know anything about the stock market, there is one message successful investors drill home at every opportunity: Diversify your investments. The approach makes complete sense. You don’t want to subject yourself to complete economic breakdown if some catastrophic turn of events causes your portfolio to take a downward spiral. Only making acquisitions in one portion of the market ... Read More »