Takeaways from This Year’s Super Bowl Ads
February 20, 2020
Group Gordon’s James Seaton tackles the winning gameplan for the 2020 Super Bowl’s most successful ads. Super Bowl LIV saw a wide range of wacky, gripping, thought-provoking, and downright silly ads. Always a highlight of the event, Super Bowl ads keep your eyes glued to the TV during game breaks, sparking debates about which is […]
PR LESSONS FROM “SUSSEXIT”
February 6, 2020
Group Gordon’s Hillary Wasserman examines what the royals can teach us about effective communication. On January 8, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex – otherwise known as Meghan Markle and Prince Harry – posted an Instagram that stunned the world and nearly broke the internet. The couple announced that they would be leaving the royal […]
Communication in the Age of Disinformation
January 16, 2020
Group Gordon’s Nick Berkowitz explains why, in the age of disinformation, it’s essential to know your target audiences and ensure they trust your communications. With the Iowa Caucus just a few weeks away, efforts to warp public opinion are in full swing, especially through digital disinformation. On Monday, The New York Times reported that the […]
Dear GiGi: I own a boutique B2B company trying to establish itself in the professional services industry. What are some easy first steps you would recommend in terms of social media? Are there resources we could use to become more knowledgeable on social media? When is it appropriate for us to engage a PR company to represent us?
June 7, 2014
Dear Mara – One of the most important factors behind choosing where, when, and how to employ social media tactics is in identifying the audience you are trying to reach first. As a high-touch B2B company, you’ll want to reach a targeted segment of leaders who either directly impact or influence the decision-making at the […]
Dear GiGi: Where have you been?
April 3, 2014
Dear Cathy – Thanks for asking. It appears you have now presented me with two available paths to traverse in answering your question: 1) tell the truth or 2) tell something you’d believe as the truth. It would be naïve to assume a wayward path of mistruths is the best option, and yet so many […]
Dear GiGi, We run a relatively new non-profit organization focused on scientific research to cure a rare disease. We are very excited to be funding our first research projects. Any thoughts as to how we can get the best bang for our (very little) buck in terms of announcing the news?
June 1, 2012
Congratulations on securing funding for your first research projects! I’ll lay out a few ways in which you can hopefully get traction from the announcement. 1. Identify your target audiences. It’s crucial that you’re constantly aware of whom you’re trying to reach. This will save you the effort of blasting news to a diffuse audience […]