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Cars, Trains, Planes Hacked… A Transportation Risk That Leaves Us All Vulnerable

Melissa Agnes

If you work in the transportation and/or travel industry, this should scare the crap out of you too – otherwise, we’re all screwed. If you want a better idea of what I’m talking about, watch the following short video by NBC New York : Dear transportation industry, WAKE UP!!! Oh my goodness. Think about it. Are you prepared for this and all that it implies?

Future of PR and social media for International Air Transport Association crisis communications conference

Stuart Bruce

Stuart Bruce speaking at the IATA Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age conference. (c) Donald Steel. This morning I gave a keynote at the global ‘Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age’ conference in Istanbul. followed an excellent and energetic opening keynote by BBC world business news presenter Aeron Heslehurst. The clue is in our name. Uncertain? Doubtful? Companies.

Belgium transport minister steps down after document leak

PR Daily

On Friday, Belgium’s transport minister, Jacqueline Galant, resigned after the surfacing of a confidential document detailing the government’s flawed airport security measures. On Thursday, the pressure on Galant came to a head after Luc Ledoux, the top civil servant at Belgium’s Federal Transport Department, resigned citing Galant’s policies and attitude. The Wall Street Journal.

Gin and Topics: The Apocalypse

Spin Sucks

Department of Transportation Warns No Work After Rapture. department of transportation family radio funny tweets harold camping rapture salon.com steve farnsworth steve kornacki zombie apocalypseWell, tomorrow is the end of the world as we know it. Or at least it is according to U.S. Christian broadcaster Harold Camping , who has calculated that  May 21 is Judgment Day. Go CBS!

Airport Manager (Parking and Ground Transportation) - Sacramento, CA

Flack Me

Company: Sacramento County Airport System Location: Sacramento, California Industry: Advertising - Other Career Level: Management (Manager/Director of Staff) Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: $99,055 - $109,202

Fake News And PR

Online PR Thoughts

Once it transports to the larger internet, there is little one can do to block it. This news story shows that anyone can be a victim of fake news circulating the internet. PR practitioners should be concerned. What they need is comprehensive monitoring of both legitimate and fake news sites. Much of this can be done through search engines, but the goal is to stop fake news before it goes viral. Like a weed, it is best to uproot it before it propagates. Corporate targets can strike back, and should. The First Amendment doesn't protect deliberate lies

Why Are PR Agencies So White?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Like other so-called “glamour” industries, the agency business has relied on a stream of college students or new university graduates who work for no pay (or for a transportation stipend) as a way to gain experience and break into the business. For the unpersuaded, there’s some excellent content on why ethnic diversity is critical to the future of our business.

TCIP #041 – Life After United Breaks Guitars with Dave Carroll

Melissa Agnes

the new US Department of Transportation’s decision that allows musicians to bring guitars onboard all US airplanes) – and a whole bunch more. Welcome to episode #041 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast, with Melissa Agnes and Dave Carroll. In 2009, Canadian musician Dave Carroll published the first of three videos telling the story of how United Airlines carelessly broke his guitar. million dollar loss that year; and b) jump-started Dave Carroll’s career as a consumer activist, speaker, musician and author. The power of story-telling in (and out of) crisis management.

Content Marketing in the Sharing Economy

PR 20/20

Two prime examples: the increasing popularity of shared music, like Spotify , shared spaces, like Airbnb , and shared transportation, like Lyft. At this year’s INBOUND 2014 conference in Boston, one session in particular really got me thinking about brand / consumer relationships. Today’s consumer doesn''t need to own. ” Strategy Content Brand

Content discovery: The new Holy Grail of PR and marketing

Holtz Communication + Technology

Using the Twitter app, you’ll tap a button that will transport you to an events screen where you can peruse the best content Twitter’s curators have collected. Big name digital properties have been making a lot of moves lately to make it easier for their users to discover great content. We already know that customers place a premium on the ability to find great content.

What You’re Really Paying For When Hiring A Photographer

ReimaginePR

Mileage and Transportation: If a photographer is going out of town during any part of your work relationship, they will charge you for their gas or just bill you their mileage. “What?  1500.00 to hire a photographer?  It’s just a picture. Anyone with a phone can do this.  Tell you what, I’m willing to shell out 200 bucks. Better yet, I’ll get my cousin Andrea to take it. If not more!

Super Bowl LI – Social Media and the Big Game in Houston

Zoetica

While the city is expecting over a million visitors over a 10-day period, the committee is preparing now and has a transportation plan. Tung (@EricTTung) October 14, 2016. "Everything is being done to have transportation be as smooth as possible for @HouSuperBowl." – @amandaworthy #housuperbowl #SMBHOU. In case you haven’t heard, the big game is coming to town.

3 marketing strategies learned at Disney World

PR Daily

With charming streets straight out of a fairy tale, rides that transport you from the deep blue sea to the tallest mountain on earth, and that iconic Cinderella’s Castle, Walt Disney World is truly the most magical place on Earth. I had my dose of Disney magic a few weekends ago. Especially when most of those runners don’t have their own means of transportation. It’s marketing.

Analyzing Uber’s Response to Rape Crisis in New Delhi + 2 Lessons for Every Company to Learn

Melissa Agnes

We will work with the government to establish clear background checks currently absent in their commercial transportation licensing programs. Uber has been banned from New Delhi after one of their drivers, a sex offender who previously spent seven months in prison for his crime, raped a 25 year old woman passenger. Yes, s**t happens, but this should not have. Case Studies Crisis Prevention

Livestream Equipment Used to Produce the Social Media Breakfast of Houston

Zoetica

It was a bear to put the soft boxes together, so I don’t break them down for transport. We have learned a lot by livesteaming our montly event, including what gear makes the most sense to use. We We have been hosting the monthly  Social Media Breakfast of Houston for eight years. We are still learning every day about what equipment we need to best produce our live events.

Snapchat proves educational in UK campaign

PR Daily

The Department of Transport spent a reported £70,000 on sponsored Snapchat filters that put people behind bars with the tagline, “Drive high? Enforcement alone is not the answer," a Department of Transport spokesman told CNET. "We need to educate and influence behavior change. The UK government is embracing Snapchat. The roadside swab will catch you.”. million views. Image via

Tips to Renew Your LinkedIn Strategy

Spin Sucks

As the  video that promotes the contest outlines, Neeson’s character has skills such as “transportation logistics” and “the recovery of valuable assets.” By Eleanor Pierce Wait, don’t start snoring yet. I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: LinkedIn can be a very valuable tool. With 2015 upon us, now is a great time to take a look at your LinkedIn strategy. Fun, right? That’s OK!

5 PR Lessons From Our Favorite Instagrammers

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Maybe it’s a media event in the middle of winter that transports attendees to warmer places, or a product that has implications for how the world will be different in the future. With more than 400 million users monthly, Instagram can be a powerful tool in a PR campaign  — as we previously noted here. Here are some PR lessons we gleaned from some of our favorite Instagrammers.

Why Megaprojects Fail – And Why It Matters

Stern + Associates

Client Insights Bent Flyvbjerg Infrastructure megaprojects project management TransportationThe cost of Boston’s “Big Dig” ballooned to $14.8 billion – five times the original estimate – before its completion in 2007, eight years behind schedule. Europe’s infamous “Chunnel” project. The post Why Megaprojects Fail – And Why It Matters appeared first on Stern Strategy Group.

Why Megaprojects Fail – And Why It Matters

Stern + Associates

Client Insights Bent Flyvbjerg Infrastructure megaprojects project management TransportationThe cost of Boston’s “Big Dig” ballooned to $14.8 billion – five times the original estimate – before its completion in 2007, eight years behind schedule. Europe’s infamous “Chunnel” project. The post Why Megaprojects Fail – And Why It Matters appeared first on Stern Strategy Group.

NYC’s Best Ride: Uber, Via or Gett?

Flatiron Communications

The Flack gett NYC transportation ridewithvia Uber ViaI had to get from the upper east side of Manhattan to Water Street in the financial district for a client meeting this week. My default ride-sharing service Via only operates from 110th Street to Houston Street, so it was not an option. then went to my second preferred app-driven car service Gett , which does operate throughout Manhattan.

62 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Chief of Community Relations , Delaware Department of Transportation, Dover, DE. Looking for a new career opportunity? Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Have one you’d like to see listed? Just email mediabullseye@customscoop.com. Academia/Government  . Government Affairs Coordinator , American Crystal Sugar Company, Washington, DC. 29)  .

The Top Tech PR Stories Of 2015

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

” It’s an innovation likely to change transportation forever. As PR agency professionals and other pundits make up their “best” and “worst” lists for 2015, technology stories and the PR behind them will be ubiquitous. That’s because the publications and brands that used to be followed by geeks and technical experts are now mainstream.

65 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Senior Manager, Public Policy/Transportation , Amazon, Washington, DC. Looking for a new career opportunity? Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Have one you’d like to see listed? Just email mediabullseye@customscoop.com. Academia/Government. Digital Content Manager , Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. Director of Communications , DC Dept.

55 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Technology & Transportation Reporter (scroll to find), Jalopnik, New York, NY. Looking for a new career opportunity? Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Have one you’d like to see listed? Just email mediabullseye@customscoop.com. Academia/Government. Scheduling & Events Manager , George Mason University, Fairfax, VA – apply by Oct.

What do Millennials Want? Three Takeaways for Marketing and Real Estate

inkhouse

With this in mind, the Urban Land Institute recently released its survey results on “ What Millennials Want ,” covering housing and transportation preferences of young adults in Greater Boston. While younger millennials emphasize reliance on public transportation and cost, older millennials expressed more concern over traffic congestion. Millennials.

42 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Public Relations Specialist , Wyoming Department of Transportation, Cheyenne, WY – apply by Nov. 9. Looking for a new career opportunity? Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Have one you’d like to see listed? Just email mediabullseye@customscoop.com. Academia/Government. Senior Communications Specialist , City of Falls Church, Falls Church, VA.

How to Structure a Successful Planning Session

Spin Sucks

And set a realistic budget for yourself for transportation, food, and meeting space if applicable. By Jess Ostroff No one likes meetings. That’s because they’re overused and inefficient. But, what if you overcame the fear of meetings and created an environment for a planning session that your employees would actually be excited about? That’s what I attempted last month. Please. What’s Next?

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How to Manage Millennials: Treat Them Like Adults

Spin Sucks

They also got a public transportation pass and we provided breakfast and lunch every day. By Gini Dietrich. Right about this same time of year, in 2007, I made a job offer to a young professional. He was about to go into his senior year of college and I invited him to join our intern program, which would give him the necessary experience he needed to graduate. His dad. What Millennials Want.

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Tips for Getting your Tech News Covered in China

Flack's Revenge

Normally, you don’t need to pay them to get coverage; but they may expect compensation for attending a press event / conference via a “travel fee” that covers his/her meals and transportation. As I said in PR in Asia: Myths and Misconceptions , Fusion PR often hears from companies that want to get media coverage in China. vs. China, and shed light on effective tactics. While U.S.

How Newsrooms’ New Beats Are Shaping PR

Beyond PR

While WAMU had previously split up DC news coverage by geography, it’s now looking to focus more on race and ethnicity, transportation and development, education and inequality, and culture. Traditionally, newsrooms have largely covered news based on geographic lines. These new beats aim to meet the needs of today’s news consumers, spanning a variety of topics audiences care about. WAMU-FM.

Flying Car Creates PR Controversy

Spin Sucks

If a PR firm believes it’s a better form of transportation, why not work to help these guys make it happen? Remember when we were kids and we had this vision that someday everyone would be driving a flying car? Maybe it started with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and was influenced even more by the Jetsons. Wherever it started, I just knew in my lifetime the roads would be in the sky.

80 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

of Transportation, Phoenix, AZ – apply by Oct. Advocate with 21st Century Transportation Program , US PIRG, Chicago, IL; Boston, MA; Denver, CO or Washington, DC. Looking for a new career opportunity? Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Have one you’d like to see listed? Just email mediabullseye@customscoop.com. Academia/Government.

Are you ready to communicate via the Internet of Things?

Holtz Communication + Technology

An International Data Corporation forecast examines the growth of IoT in 11 industries – consumer, retail, healthcare, government, manufacturing, transportation, and others, and highlights worldwide spending across IoT use cases, like smart appliances, automated public transit, remote health monitoring, connected vehicles, air traffic monitoring, and so on. That’s not our job.”

Behind the Headlines With Ashley Simmons

Cision

The growing number of companies and technologies that make up and support our global communications networks hold the potential to reshape and redefine so many industries – healthcare, transportation, energy, communication, manufacturing, finance, government and more – all while improving the lives of individuals around the world. The tools and technology will come after. Network.

15 AP style rules for back to school

PR Daily

bus, buses: Proper style for the transportation vehicles. In a few short weeks, students across the country will settle into classrooms for another school year. The marketing department; the department of English. ballpoint pen: Proper style for students’ writing instruments. The verb forms: bus , bused and busing. Add an extra s, and you’re insinuating kissing. Always use Arabic figures.

Is Your Consumer Experience Is Full Of Jitneys?

The Influential Marketing Blog

rarely check a bag, and I have probably encountered just about every travel related mode of transportation at an airport possible. Imagine you are on your way to JFK airport in New York to take a short flight from NY to Chicago. Once you make it through security, you walk to the end and encounter a sign inviting you to take something called a “JFK Jitney” to your gate.

Will companies ever embrace a culture of messaging?

Holtz Communication + Technology

” Compare that approach to one taken by a municipal transportation agency in a major city. A study finding email remains the most important digital tool for American workers reveals some significant obstacles to the adoption of the kinds of collaborative applications that will be required to compete in 2015 and beyond. Why should these results raise red flags in organizations?

Tackling Obesity: Top 100 Influencers and Brands

Onalytica

Globally, there has been an increased intake of energy-dense foods that are high in fat, coupled with an decrease in physical activity due to the increasingly sedentary nature of many forms of work, changing modes of transportation, and increasing urbanization. Obesity worldwide has more than doubled since 1980. The WHAT ARE THE EXPERTS SAYING? We spoke to Neil Floch MD (#3). Dr Arya M.

How Hand Sanitizer Taught Me What Marketing & Branding is Really All About

Borenstein Group

No more sticky situations on your hands and a whiff of that hand-sanitizer will help you mentally transport yourself to an island far away, and lose sight of the sticky social turmoil. How Hand Sanitizer Taught Me What Marketing & Branding is Really All About. by Hannah Mosios, Borenstein Group Intern. In other words, this was the gift that would keep on giving. FIESTAFY FRESH.

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