Posts:October 2015, Creativity

Three Words All Communicators Need to Know When Marketing to Moms from the M2Moms Conference

by Kelley Skoloda| October 22, 2015

The weather was perfect, the room was full and the connections were abundant when I recently attended and spoke at the largest marketing-to-moms conference in the country, M2Moms. The annual event is a terrific venue to network and trend-spot. Typically held in Chicago, the conference moved to downtown New York this year, which shifted the […]

Virtual Reality: Five Insights for Communications Professionals

by James Berg| October 15, 2015

When Facebook recently rolled out 360-degree video capabilities on the platform, it was a reminder that Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are set to be in consumer hands in 2016. This industry has been forecasted by Digi-Capital to surpass $30 billion in revenue by 2020. So, how can/will the communications profession embrace and inevitably utilize this technology? […]

Ad Week XII: Get Them to Look Up

by Kelly Mullen| October 12, 2015

Advertising Week XII offered myriad insights from an array of disciplines, including a panel on branded content featuring filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, our own Ben Foster, SVP, Ketchum Digital, Marcus Peterzell, EVP, Entertainment from Ketchum Sports & Entertainment, and yours truly. After attending a number of the panels, my biggest takeaway was a general observation about […]

Three Tips For Discovering a Brand’s DNA Through Storytelling

by Marissa Kandel| October 6, 2015

As public relations professionals, we often throw around the word “storytelling.” I have to admit, the word didn’t resonate with me at first; it felt lofty and unattainable. After all, as a media relations specialist, I’m often asked to pitch product launches and campaigns that have a hard start and end date so, in my […]