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Five Social Media Hacks for Professional Service Firms in 2016

Posted Jan. 15th 2016

Based on our study of how top Detroit firms – including law, accounting, engineering, architectural and staffing firms – used social media in 2015, there are five simple things that can boost the effectiveness of professional service firms’ social media efforts in the year ahead. (The study, “Social Media Use by Professional Services” or SMUPS™, […]

Journalists Share the Best Setting for a CEO Media Interview

Posted Jan. 8th 2016

Location is crucial to success in the real estate world … and it can also be key to your CEO’s next media interview by helping to create the right impression with the journalist. According to study results shared by our partners in the Public Relations Global Network — PRGN — the top location preferences for […]

Top Social Media & PR Blog Posts of 2015

Posted Dec. 30th 2015

As 2015 comes to a close, we look back at the top six posts on the Bianchi Biz Blog that generated the most views and attention. Three of the posts were related to the PRGN survey of how journalists in Europe and North America prepare for CEO media interviews, two were related to our study […]

Are Your CEO’s Social Media Channels Helping or Hurting Media Interviews?

Posted Dec. 11th 2015

Your CEO’s social media posts may have a huge impact on the outcome of the CEO’s next media interview, according to study results from our partners in the Public Relations Global Network — PRGN — (http://bit.ly/18DOK4t). Which social media platforms journalists will research … how much these channels are used by journalists, can vary significantly, […]

What’s Different About How European Journalists Approach CEO Interviews?

Posted Nov. 20th 2015

A potential danger facing CEOs who engage in international media relations is the failure to understand how journalistic practices vary from one continent – or country – to another. So, to assist CEOs and their communications executives in understanding how journalists in Europe prepare for, and conduct, CEO media interviews, the Public Relations Global Network […]

How CEOs Can Better Prepare for Media Interviews with North American Journalists

Posted Oct. 30th 2015

While not all journalists are the same, a recent survey by our global PR agency network offers some interesting insights on how some North American journalists prepare for, and conduct, an interview with a corporate CEO. As a communications professional, knowing a journalist’s preparations and preferences can help you better prepare your CEO for the […]

One approach for CEO media interviews does not fit all markets

Posted Aug. 28th 2015

While the Internet and digital communications are making the world smaller and driving some common practices, the world of journalism is anything but unified in cultural habits, preferences and approaches. According to our global partners in the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) who surveyed more than 200 journalists in Europe and North America, while there […]

The Top 8 International Media Interview Recommendations for CEOs

Posted Aug. 17th 2015

There are eight key things CEOs can do to help ensure their media interviews have the best possible outcome with North American and European journalists, according to study results recently shared by Bianchi Public Relations and its partners in the Public Relations Global Network — PRGN —  (http://bit.ly/18DOK4t). 1. Know the information that is featured […]

Will the Reporter Let Us Review the Story Before It’s Published?

Posted Jul. 31st 2015

Journalistic customs vary widely based on geography when it comes to requesting pre-publication review of a CEO’s quotes or the entire story. So says survey results recently shared by Bianchi Public Relations’ partners in the Public Relations Global Network — PRGN. Consider that: North American journalists tend to shun any pre-publication reviews of stories based […]

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