Crafting a Robust Communications Strategy to Propel 2024 Company Growth

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Nick Leighton – NettResults. For the original blog, please visit here. A well-orchestrated communications strategy is pivotal for fostering company growth in today’s competitive business landscape. Now is the time to plan for 2024. If you can get your planning right today, you’ll have an aligned brand message…
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Event Sustainability: The Triple Bottom Line

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Danielle Dickinson – The Castle Group. For the original blog, please visit here. There is a lot of chatter in the events industry around sustainability and how frameworks such as the triple bottom line (TBL) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors influence event planning. The triple bottom line leans into…
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The Rise of Micro-Influencers

By Brianne Murphy Miller Having the endorsement of someone who uses a product or service can greatly impact an organization’s ability to attract new clients. Many luxury brands hire celebrities, actors, and athletes to be influencers of target audiences in their marketing campaigns and the famous charge famously for their opinions. But what about smaller brands in local markets who…
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Is AI a threat or benefit to marketers and communicators? 2 PR pros weigh in

Note: This is a reposted blog by Kristen Dunleavy – Muck Rack. For the original blog, please visit here. Now, more than a half century since the birth of artificial intelligence, mass interest and adoption of the technology has accelerated in recent months, thanks to publicly available software like ChatGPT and Character.ai. This has created both an opportunity and a…
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Three Ways Your Web Content Can Help Your PR

By Andy Lowe I have not come across a company that doesn’t have a website – though some haven’t been updated or rebranded since the days of DOS. That’s right; I’m old enough to remember DOS. In general, business owners know what to include: who you are, what you sell and why you do it (a lot of companies have…
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How to Build Thought Leadership

Brianne Murphy Miller, LCI Great ideas in a vacuum are useless. Thought leadership is more than just “blowing your own horn.” It is sharing information with an audience that is actionable, useful and predictive. So, how do you start to be a voice that is heard and trusted? Start with your brand. What are your brand attributes and keywords? It…
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What is paid search marketing – and how can it help your business?

by David Landis, LCI President Often times, business owners ask me: “What is the difference between paid and organic search? And, which one is appropriate for my business?” The simple answer is both.  First, some definitions. Organic search results are those that just populate a query on your search engine, such as Google. Ads are labelled as such, are paid…
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Social Media Primer: Which Platform Is Right For Your Business?

“Social Media is ubiquitous these days,” says LCI President David Landis. “I found this post, written by Bailie Pelletier from our Seattle PR Public Relations Global Network agency affiliate, The Fearey Group, particularly helpful. It delineates which platform is right for which business. My takeaways? That males between 25-34 are most active on Facebook; that Instagram is ideal for B2C…
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