Don’t let social media get you down
April 6, 2020
Group Gordon’s Rhani Franklin offers tips to keep your use of social media healthy during the coronavirus pandemic. With everyone I know and love ordered to stay at home for the foreseeable future, I’ve found myself relying on social media to keep in touch with family and friends – and I’m not the only one. […]
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 […]
The Power of Social Media Campaigns to Effect Change: #NotAgainSU
December 12, 2019
GG’s Erin Gaffney takes a close look at why the social media movement #NotAgainSU grew and influenced change. This past November, Syracuse University found itself in the national spotlight for a crisis concerning systematic racism. More than 11 hateful and racist crimes were reported on campus, with these accounts including verbal abuse, vandalism, and an […]
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, 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 […]