Category Archives: Consumer Behaviour

How to Turn Good Content into a Great News Story.

As we all read or listen to the news we have all developed an ideal of what a good news story looks like. How then to take a product launch for example and make it news worthy? Well if you … Continue reading

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What We Need To Understand About Generation Z

The difference between Millennials and Generation Z is important to understand in order to prepare your organization, adapt marketing strategy and refocus recruiting efforts to stay relevant for the future. The Generations The underlying belief is that generations share historical … Continue reading

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What PR challenge do Nike, IKEA, Porsche, Fjällräven, Adidas and Hoegaarden have in Common?

They all have brand names which are occasionally mispronounced and generally they don’t like it when that happens. Let’s see how knowledgeable you are…. NIKE: Should Nike rhyme with “like”? Apparently not! In 20114 Nike chairman Philip Knight confirmed the … Continue reading

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Presentation to Make? Here Are 12 Questions That Will Help You Connect With Your Audience.

As Dale Carnegie once said,  “There is no sweeter sound to any person’s ear than the sound of their own name…” Successful presentations connect with the audience and gain their attention.  Here are 12 questions to help facilitate that process. … Continue reading

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The Main Reason Uber Needs to Restore Confidence in it’s Brand.

2017 has been a major PR challenge for Uber the world’s most valuable start up. As a quick reminder here are the main events that have adversely affected Uber’s reputation. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick drew criticism for joining then President … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding – A Brief Look at 6 Platforms

Crowdfunding has transformed the process of raising money. 1 Kickstarter Kickstarter is an American public-benefit corporation based in Brooklyn, New York, that maintains a global crowdfunding platform focused on creativity. The company’s stated mission is to “help bring creative projects … Continue reading

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Fake News and its Impact on Public Relations

As the adage goes, a lie races around the world in the time it takes the truth to put its shoes on. Shortly after the 2016 US Presidential election, America’s interest in “fake news” spiked. This was fueled in part … Continue reading

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Marketing Cannabis

The legal cannabis industry is expected to be a $50 billion industry by 2026, according to Bloomberg. That is nearly a 7 fold growth from where it is today. In the United States alone, it is believed that over 100 … Continue reading

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Donald Trump and Twitter

Donald Trump’s Twitter account @realDonaldTrump hasn’t always been the powerful communications channel it has become. In the month since the election, Mr. Trump has taken to Twitter to lambast what he sees as unfavorable media coverage, rail against corporations who … Continue reading

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Personalisation

Events can be recorded as data.  Data when placed in context becomes information. Information improves the UX (user experience). Big data therefore holds the promise of experiences personalized to the customer’s individual preferences; but how many times have you tried … Continue reading

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