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Second SMaASH™ Study Shows Social Media Opportunities for North American Automotive Suppliers

Posted Sep. 25th 2015

Despite making solid progress in the use of social media, many of North America’s top automotive OEM suppliers are still making critical mistakes that hinder the effectiveness of their efforts, based on our second annual SMaASH 2.0™study. “Social Media and Automotive Supplier Habits 2.0™” analyzed social media usage by the top 25 North American automotive […]

Professional Service Firms Don’t Share Enough Media Coverage on Social Media

Posted Sep. 11th 2015

A recent study by Nielsen showed that “expert” content – third-party articles in trusted media outlets –is the most effective source of information impacting people in all stages of the purchase process. Nielsen said, on average, earned media coverage lifted brand familiarity 88 percent more than branded content and 50 percent more than user reviews. […]

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 […]

Six Ways CEOs Can Sabotage Their Own Media Interview

Posted Jul. 17th 2015

Unintended offenses by a CEO during a media interview can have a negative impact on the resulting media coverage – causing long-term damage to both the CEO’s and the company’s image, and undermining the PR person’s and the company’s prospects for future positive coverage. According to a study recently conducted by our partners in the […]

Social Media for Professional Service Firms: Separating Facts from Fallacies

Posted Jul. 8th 2015

“Our partners and our clients are conservative, so social media is not a good fit for our firm.”  “Social media is for consumer brands, not for business-to-business firms like ours.”  “I’m afraid we are way behind the curve. What are your other professional service firm clients doing with social media? These are the most common […]

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How Journalists Assess and Evaluate CEOs During Media Interviews

Posted Jul. 6th 2015

What’s the single most important factor when a journalist evaluates a CEO when conducting a media interview? According to study results recently shared by our partners in the Public Relations Global Network — PRGN — it depends. Our survey of journalists around the world showed that overall, most journalists rank the CEO’s knowledge of the […]

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