What Is Your Brand Story?

Everybody loves stories –romance  stories, action stories, mystery stories, success stories  – you name it and someone loves it.  Storytelling is a basic thread of human communications.  People connect with stories, remember stories, and share them with others.  We’re pre-wired for stories.  It’s how we communicate. People make decisions daily.  While they use data or ..

The Benefits of Public Relations

Whether you are a corporate leader, author, entertainer, athlete, or seeking to influence public policy, you know that you need public relations.  Yet despite this, many people are uncertain of what the benefits of public relations are. First you have to understand what public relations is.  A basic definition of what public relations does for ..

Tips For A Successful Speaking Engagement

Speaking engagements are a critical part of any public relations campaign. They allow a person to get before their target audience and directly communicate with them. Authors find that after a speaking engagement, members of the audience will purchase copies of their book. Business leaders find that after a speaking engagement members of the audience will be interested in their products and services. In addition, speaking engagements assist in branding the speaker as an expert in their field

Navigating Brand Messages In Today’s Polarized Society

Today’s politics and society are more polarized than ever before.  This is constantly brought home via social media and the news.  Brands traditionally shy away from making statements and taking stands on political issues but in today’s culture consumers and employees no longer accept that nor expect that from a brand.  They are looking for ..

Media Interviews Can Help Secure Speaking Engagements

Speaking engagements are a critical piece of any public relations campaign. They allow an author to reach potential readers; a CEO to reach possible investors and customers, a startup entrepreneur to reach investors, analysts, the media, and customers. Speaking engagements help build brand identity. It seems everybody is taking to the speaking circuit or have hopes to do so at some point. That is where media interviews play an essential role in helping to secure speaking engagements and increasing the desirability to book a speaker

#Boycott: What You Need To Know

Our society is more polarized today than at any moment in recent memory. Our politics is divisive. Opinions have become more outspoken and outraged. Driving all of this is social media. Social media has allowed millions to have a voice and share their opinion. It is also a driving force in spreading disapproval of a brand when it takes a stand that someone disagrees with. Brands need to be prepared when this happens

Essential Tips For Successful Satellite Media Interviews

Satellite media interviews allow you to reach millions of viewers that may not be tuning into the networks and cable channels. They create additional buzz to the national campaign and are critical for branding success