What have we learned?

What have we learned?

When we asked clients and friends about what 2020 taught us, the lessons were often succinct. “Slowing down isn’t a bad thing” “We can, in fact, do a lot of things differently” “Joy is not frivolous” “Join the correct Zoom call at the correct time” What have you...
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...
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...
A robot will take your job?

A robot will take your job?

The BBC recently built a thing based on a report of the rise of the machines, and that thing says PR people are ‘quite unlikely’ to be replaced by robots. Still, I had a chance to visit with the founders of KeyWee and Narrative Science during the PR...