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M&A Strategy: Communications and Safeguarding Reputations

Reputation Us

Moreover, the cohesiveness of a strategic plan – and its actualization – must include safeguarding reputation as a paramount consideration. When analyzing and auditing a respective business to determine if proceeding with a merger makes sense, considerations include the strength of both companies’ balance sheets, cultural similarities, and compatible technology and communication channels (e.g., This can also help safeguard your reputation for the long-term.

Merger Talk: How Credit Unions Can Communicate & Safeguard Their Reputations

Reputation Us

That is the question that credit unions (and financial institutions at large) are discreetly asking. Moreover, the cohesiveness of a strategic plan – and its actualization – must include safeguarding reputation as a paramount consideration. “To merge, or not to merge.”

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Uber’s SVP resigns as company struggles with reputation

PR Daily

Another executive is out as Uber scrambles to repair its company culture and reputation. Financial Times. Financial Times. Uber has also appointed Wan Ling Martello, Nestlé’s previous chief financial officer, as an independent board member.

Why AI isn’t ready for the spotlight in PR—yet

PR Daily

Is technology alone “good enough” for what communications professionals need now? Like any tool, the technology is limited by the vision, expertise and skill of the person who manages the tool and the job at hand. Measurement PR AI artificial intelligence technology

Who Were The PR Winners And Losers of 2017?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Here’s a look at those who came out on top, and others who took a reputation beating last year. After “Today” show star Matt Lauer was abruptly fired following allegations of sexual misconduct, it seemed that NBC would take a terrible blow to its reputation.

Why the NBA’s Hong Kong Controversy Is a Timely Lesson in Corporate Responsibility

PRSay

Fewer than 24 hours later, the Twitter brouhaha would expand into a sprawling crisis for the NBA’s relationship with China and its reputation at home. Reprimands against the team and the NBA at large poured in from the Chinese Basketball Association, the Chinese consulate in Houston, Chinese Central Television — and most notably, from Tencent Holdings, a Chinese internet and technology giant and the NBA’s largest digital partner outside the United States. On Oct.

Our Team

Reputation Us

Before forming ReputationUs, Casey was president of LT Public Relations, directing the strategic communications efforts for corporations, financial institutions and public sector clients. Judy Hutchison has an extensive background in financial services and client relationship management.

Five Ways Social Media Makes your Planning Process More Strategic

PRSay

You may hear about the challenges of technology (yes, they exist) but there are also tremendous benefits. Social media is about people, however, the technology helps to facilitate the great interactions we experience.

The Most Interesting PR Tech Announcements in 2019 [PR Tech Sum]

Sword and the Script

In each one, I aim to explain in jargon-free language, what is new with the vendors making technology that helps PR pros to do their jobs. My main motive for buying the shares was to track the company, for this column and out of personal interest in the PR technology space.

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Building brand authenticity in a world of distrust

Stephen Waddington

We’re only starting to understand the impact of technology platforms such as Google and Facebook on society. The challenge between short financial performance and building long term trust remains. Investment in reputation will always get cut in the short term in favour of shareholder value. The Future Laboratory hosted a discussion with Sean Pillot de Chenecey at the Corinthia Hotel London tonight to mark the launch of his book The Post-Truth Business.

Five Tips to Make the CFO of the Company Your BFF

PR Expanded

If you’re in PR, then chances are it’s because the company needs brand awareness, reputation / crisis management, or community, media, financial / analyst or government relations to name a few areas of expertise.

Five Tips to Make the CFO of the Company Your BFF

PR Expanded

If you’re in PR, then chances are it’s because the company needs brand awareness, reputation / crisis management, or community, media, financial / analyst or government relations to name a few areas of expertise.

Dogs drive online engagement for UPS, Girl Scouts offer cookies with a message, and Facebook defends stance on political ads

PR Daily

Though UPS did not create the social media profiles, the organization has reaped the benefits of boosted brand reputation. The accounts’ continued high engagement numbers attest to the power of employee ambassadors and organically grown online communities.

The PR Case For The Social CEO

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The CEO job was mainly to deliver a strong financial performance. A capable business leader is expected to also serve as a brand ambassador, a voice for corporate reputation, and a social media personality. Mastering digital technology is the easy part.

Surveying the Past, Present and Future of PR

PRSay

We have formed strategic, client-agency partnerships that drive performance and build reputations. This month, PRsay will feature posts by a variety of thought leaders on the year ahead for communicators and the PR profession.

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MGM data breach affects 10.6M, L Brands chief to resign with Victoria’s Secret sale, and Twitter tests fake-news warnings

PR Daily

It maintained that the exposed information didn’t contain passwords or financial details, such as credit card numbers. The crisis adds to MGM’s struggling reputation management efforts. This is a design mockup for one option that would involve community feedback.

#SMWChicago Recaps: Social Intelligence, Evolving Media & More

Cision

Throughout the week, speakers shared their unique thoughts on creativity, technology and innovation. Reputation as a destination for inspiration. We (yes, I identify with this group), have always been a community – a communication-based group sharing stories with one another.

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PRSA strategic plan calls for beefed-up professional development

PR Daily

As demands have surged for social media expertise, measurement skills, branding and reputation management, PRSA is expanding its role as a center for professional growth. The society has introduced a private online community in which PR pros can share questions and get feedback.

8 tips for health care organizations to foster better communication in 2016

Reputation Us

Here are eight forecasts for this year from the firm — presented as potential strategies for managing your reputation. Data security must be heightened to avoid Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act violations that can negatively impact your organization’s reputation.

Google ordered to let employees speak out, how PR pros feel about the future of influencer marketing, and WeWork loses comms chief before IPO

PR Daily

The move, and subsequent outpouring of support, has led to a “ Know Your Value ” moment (taken from Brzezinski’s community that helps women grow in their careers while also achieving work/life balance): Thank you @mikakyv365 @morningmika !!

5 lessons from failed tech pitches

PR Daily

Though many connections were made and stories were written (including “ 4 nonprofit PR lessons from Movember ” and “ 3 ways PR pros can use technology ”), there were plenty of bad pitches to exasperate any reporter. Paparazzi have a bad reputation for a reason.

How to Leverage Facebook in Your B2B Public Relations

B2B PR Sense

Facebook has reached a point of name recognition, technological prowess, and user loyalty that rivals major tech players like Google and Apple. For instance, if you’re a technology brand, you want to show that you’re at the forefront of the digital era. If you’re a financial institution, you want to create a sense of trust right off the bat. Consider the following: Working hard to bring innovation and technology to life for the modern business.

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Your audience with the public

Stephen Waddington

It disintermediates all previous forms of media enabling anyone to become a publisher; and it creates the opportunity for communities to form around an organisation, topic or issue, creating communities and markets. The result is pointless at best and a reputational issue at worst. Automation Technology is useful to make sense of data and create content for the internet, but you can’t and shouldn’t ever automate a conversation.

Starbucks’ Howard Schultz announces retirement

PR Daily

Schultz has been a pioneer in setting and maintaining a culture of social responsibility — both environmentally and socially — while being able to maintain financial performance," Tim Hubbard, a management professor at the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, said in an email.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

A well-known reputation is key. Marketing and PR pros seeking a generous and “glamourous” environment should consider a new technologies marketing manager positon with Amazon (No. Senior associate, web content marketing— Discover Financial Services (Illinois).

Diversity, Politics and MBAs in the Business of PR; Off Script #20: James S. Walker

Sword and the Script

There are a few technology companies finding that out the hard way these days. Indeed, it’s a debate right now in many more circles than just technology. There’s a quote often attributed to Peter Drucker that says culture eats strategy for breakfast.

Copyright Compliance for PR Professionals: The Basics

Critical Mention

We pitch traditional media and social media influencers to create content favorable to our names, brands, and reputations. And in the spirit of community, we often share other people’s content (OPC) when we believe our external and internal audiences might find it interesting.

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Copyright Compliance for PR Professionals: The Basics

Critical Mention

We pitch traditional media and social media influencers to create content favorable to our names, brands, and reputations. And in the spirit of community, we often share other people’s content (OPC) when we believe our external and internal audiences might find it interesting.

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Why I’m Focusing on Blockchain Applications for PR

Where the Fishermen Ain't

I Suspect That Public Relations Largely Dismisses Blockchain Technology Because of Its Strong Association with Bitcoin. As I continue to observe and engage with the community that is exploring blockchain-based concepts , I find this kernel of inspiration germinating once again.

55 tips, tools and articles that will super-charge your Public Relations knowledge in 2018

The Resolution Blog

Yes, they can help you add a financial value to your reporting. When I left comms agency work for PR technology I felt I had to unlearn many of the techniques I’d built up over 13 years. A tool stack for PESO (paid, earned, shared, owned) structured PR Gini Dietrich from Spin Sucks explores the notion of not having a universal financial value in PR and how a stack of tools can get to a valuable ROI. Greater reach but also a potential reputation issue.

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Boeing axes a top exec, REI takes a pass on Black Friday, and why it’s time to start using AI

PR Daily

The technology is ready to scale and has immediate applications for many of your current tasks. ” … “As a single company, our impact is limited, but as a community, we can drive change that powers meaningful action beyond our walls,” Artz wrote.

Analyzing “results” from a communications performance measurement conference

PR Conversations

Regardless of whether the practice area is internal communications, reputation management, executive communications or social media, a business objective’s focus at the front end should be on measurable results.

Credit Union Times: CU Crisis Planning Essential

Reputation Us

” If your financial institution is in need to safeguard itself and its reputation from potential issues, we’d welcome your outreach: PR@LTpublicrelations.com. That’s why a crisis communications plan must be developed first before the inevitability of a data breach, a cyberattack or internal fraud sinks the credit union’s valuable reputation. “I’ve Credit unions continue to unexpectedly be faced with crises of all calibers.

Winding down or winding up a career in public relations

PR Conversations

These days such programs may be called ‘community engagement’ – and involved developing new concepts to make road safety, if not sexy, at least interesting. Financial and other pressures may see more and more PR practitioners needing to work for longer and longer.

Delta, FedEx seek to strike a balance on NRA backlash

PR Daily

citizens to own firearms subject to appropriate background checks, FedEx views assault rifles and large capacity magazines as an inherent potential danger to schools, workplaces, and communities when such weapons are misused.

Blockchain: Securing the Narrative

Where the Fishermen Ain't

When I talk to people in the communications, marketing, and public relations fields about the relevant implications of blockchain technology, I ask them the question "What do you think you and your stakeholders could do with a single, permanent, shared and survivable version of digital truth?".

Blockchain: Securing the Narrative

Where the Fishermen Ain't

When I talk to people in the communications, marketing, and public relations fields about the relevant implications of blockchain technology, I ask them the question "What do you think you and your stakeholders could do with a single, permanent, shared and survivable version of digital truth?".

Chats with Chip: Terry Flannery and University Marketing

Media Bullseye

For example, American University’s community government relations function is really much more focused on the local government and the community, because we don’t have as you might be aware, representatives in Congress.

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Why I’m Focusing on Blockchain Applications for PR

Where the Fishermen Ain't

I Suspect That Public Relations Largely Dismisses Blockchain Technology Because of Its Strong Association with Bitcoin. As I continue to observe and engage with the community that is exploring blockchain-based concepts , I find this kernel of inspiration germinating once again.

Analyzing “results” from a communications performance measurement conference

PR Conversations

Regardless of whether the practice area is internal communications, reputation management, executive communications or social media, a business objective’s focus at the front end should be on measurable results.