Posts:February 2015, Media

Expect Big Changes in PR: 2015 and Beyond

by Barri Rafferty| February 24, 2015

As Seen in… The Access Point Content remains king! That’s just one of the key takeaways Access learned from a recent 1:1 with Ketchum CEO Barri Rafferty. Barri visited both the Access SF and NY offices in January to share what’s next for Ketchum North America, and the PR industry as a whole. In addition […]

Future-Proofing Your Brand

by Susan Butenhoff| February 20, 2015

This was one of those weeks that reminded me why I love my job so much. In my new role as Global Tech Director for Ketchum, I had the opportunity to moderate a thought-provoking session at Holmes In2 Innovation Summit at the Ritz Carlton, San Francisco. The session, “How to Future Proof Your Brand,” focused […]

Consumer Rules 2.0: Avoiding the #BrandFAIL (Infographic)

by Jim Lin and Gur Tsabar| February 17, 2015

We all cringe, yet we cannot look away, when a brand crashes and burns on social media. We shake our heads and think, “How did they not see that coming?” The sad reality is that it does keep coming — a hijacked hashtag here, a Facebook war there, and general internet mockery or outrage everywhere. […]

Five Lessons in Managing Big “Moment in Time” Marketing

by Kelley Skoloda| February 12, 2015

There have been three, major events so far this year for big brands and brand marketing — CES, the Super Bowl and the Grammys – and Ketchum and its clients have been involved with all three with successful, high-profile campaigns. Having just returned from a week in Los Angeles that included a media day at […]

PR Lessons from a Dietitians Communications Camp

by Jaime Schwartz| February 3, 2015

Rather than take notes at conferences, I prefer to tweet what I’m learning in real-time. I put this approach into practice when I recently attended the Dietitians in Business and Communications (DBC) Communications Camp in Lake Las Vegas, NV. DBC is a practice group within the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics that I have been […]