A. N. C. – It Matters Now More than Ever

Posted by on Mar 19, 2020 in Communications, Crisis Communications
A. N. C. – It Matters Now More than Ever

By Grant Wright, CEO When I learned to fly, my instructor beat into my head a simple phrase: “Aviate. Navigate. Communicate.” The idea is simple, but powerful – fly the airplane, figure out where you’re going, then tell someone. It speaks to priorities. There’s little sense in figuring out how you’ll get from A to […]

Communications Tips for Coping with the COVID-19 Crisis

Posted by on Mar 16, 2020 in Crisis Communications
Communications Tips for Coping with the COVID-19 Crisis

We developed these communications tips for coping with COVID-19 crisis after recognizing the classic stages of grief in our clients’ and our own responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. Whether you’re a communicator, an executive in a decision-making role or a citizen trying to do your part, we all need to get from Denial to Acceptance […]

Top 5 Social Media Tourism Trends for 2020

Top 5 Social Media Tourism Trends for 2020

By Licia Walsworth — Communications Strategist What do hospitality PR teams need to know about social media tourism trends for 2020? First, it starts with storytelling—or, more appropriately, story “selling.” The San Diego Tourism Authority recently hosted a some social media gurus for a workshop on trends to leverage to get your business and brand […]

Is the Influencer Influential? How to Find and Vet Influencer Marketing Partners

Is the Influencer Influential? How to Find and Vet Influencer Marketing Partners

By Chloe Janda — Communications Coordinator  Finding the right influencers for your brand is like finding a needle in a haystack. It’s doable, but it takes a lot of time and effort. Except today’s social media haystack is more of a field… the size of Russia. New influencers popup every day, and some aren’t even […]

Do’s and Don’ts When Managing Your Online Reputation

Posted by on Apr 16, 2019 in Reputation Management, Uncategorized
Do’s and Don’ts When Managing Your Online Reputation

By Julie Wright —President Twitter: @juliewright I recently had the opportunity to hear from Jon Goldberg of Reputation Architects on managing your online reputation. The occasion was the PRSA Western District Conference in Phoenix, April 11 and 12 where I spoke on a storytelling panel. Goldberg is a seasoned public relations and reputation strategist advising Fortune […]

8 Hilarious Reasons for a Love-Hate Relationship With HARO

Posted by on Apr 12, 2019 in Media Relations
8 Hilarious Reasons for a Love-Hate Relationship With HARO

By Julie Wright —President Twitter: @juliewright   Journalists love to poke fun at PR pros for pitching nutty story ideas or tone-deaf newsjacking attempts. However, turnabout is fair play. On the PR side, we definitely get our fair share of wacky requests from the media. And the Help A Reporter Out (HARO) email service is where the weirdest […]