The Branding Bunch

The Branding Bunch

The Business Record asked us what mistakes we see businesses making and how to fix/avoid them. We warned against… Making decisions without doing research Trying to hide bad news ‘Doing PR’ after something’s gone wrong You can read more on...

Building a National Consumer Brand

Megabus.com’s industry-leading communication program since 2006 helps the city-to-city express bus company grow to serve more than 24 million customers in 100 major cities across North America. The integrated program by Hanser & Associates communicates the voice...

The voice of your customer

Who’s most credible to persuade potential customers to purchase from your company? Your current customers! Potential customers say their peers – “a person like me” – provide the most credible third-party endorsements. That’s why public relations strategy that...

Another one hit wonder!

Through the years, we’ve talked to more than one prospective client who thinks that *one* story in (insert name of widely consumed media here) will forever change their life, making them instantly famous and wealthy. I’ve never seen that happen. You? Still, there are...

PR & PIZZA

How CEO built business with public relations Here’s an inspiring story about a CEO who built an extraordinary business success with public relations. Nick Sarillo is founder and CEO of  Nick’s Pizza & Pub in Chicago, the sixth busiest independent pizza...