How Americans’ media diet informs 2021 PR strategy

How Americans’ media diet informs 2021 PR strategy

Where do you get your news? Where do your customers get their news? The answers will help you navigate 2021. Pew has vital data on our changing media habits; their American News Pathways report has a lot to say about how people understood 2020. In short, we mistrust...
Influencers don’t persuade?

Influencers don’t persuade?

Are you working with ‘influencers’? EMarketer found most US marketers aim to do so in 2021, despite very low trust in this type of content. The growth of the practice — and a host of issues including fraud — prompted the FTC to regulate the...
Be careful your grassroots efforts don’t catch Fyre

Be careful your grassroots efforts don’t catch Fyre

If you haven’t already heard, the Fyre Festival was an epic failure that is still smoldering. The music festival promised the “unparalleled best” experience on a private island in the Bahamas, but, instead of arriving to high-end accommodations,...
The Results are In: Iowa Social Media Survey 2016

The Results are In: Iowa Social Media Survey 2016

In 2016, social media use by organizations is not new. In fact, 94.9 percent of respondents to Hanser & Associates’ Social Media in Iowa survey in February said that their organizations have been using social media for more than a year. Sixty-six percent of...
Your brand beyond your product or service

Your brand beyond your product or service

All right. You have your brand all figured out. You have your logo, and hopefully a style guide to make sure all of your digital and print assets look uniform to make sure your audiences receive the right message. You have it all figured out. Or do you? via GIPHY “You...