Authentic Representation Matters for Businesses to Outperform Financially

Business Wire

A 2020 Catalyst report delivers compelling motivation for business leaders to work harder to reach more diverse customers: People of color hold a growing share of buying power in the American economy. Consumer spending by women worldwide reached an estimated US$31.8 Trillion in 2019.

3 major types of financial statements comms pros should know

PR Daily

Financial statements provide a snapshot in time look at an organization’s business performance and the financial health of an organization. public companies are required to prepare and release their financial statements on a quarterly basis.

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Rebooting innovation in financial services: 3 key drivers to success

Agility PR Solutions

Financial services organizations are reconfiguring their digital transformation strategies, which had become somewhat unfocused and ineffective, as they strive to innovate to stay ahead of their competition, reveals new research from business information publisher Arizent.

UK Media Moves including Financial News, Tyla, Livingetc and more

Cision

Justin Cash is now Online Editor at Financial News; Tyla has announced a number of updates to its editorial team; Rachel Christie appointed Houses Editor at Livingetc.

The #PRStudChat Community Discusses Financial Services & Social Media on April 19th

PR Expanded

Social media participation in the financial services industry is expected to increase as social networks expand in the coming years. Understanding your business purpose and approach on social media is imperative and financial services companies are investing in their infrastructure, guidelines, and engagement best practices. Jenn and the JConnelly team have been working with financial companies for years helping them to navigate the social media landscape.

[SERIES] Part 5: Why Should You Use a Newswire to Distribute Your News Release? Financial Disclosure | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

There is nowhere that this is more important than in the financial disclosure space. In the past 60 years, newswires have played a very large role in the news reach and distribution space.

How to assess and communicate the financial value of the organization

PR Daily

For comms pros, knowing the ins and outs of market capitalization and P/E ratio can be invaluable in sharing the financial strength and business savvy of your company. Many financial valuation metrics and concepts are beyond the scope of this book.

The essential financial watchdogs and referees that comms pros should know

PR Daily

public companies must report their financial and business performance on a quarterly basis. Included as part of these quarterly EDGAR filings, as well as typically in quarterly earnings news releases, are the company’s quarterly financial statements. financial reporting and accounting.

How to humanize and personalize financial brands in a post-pandemic world

Agility PR Solutions

The post How to humanize and personalize financial brands in a post-pandemic world appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

COVID 19 spurs new PR and comms trends in the financial sector

Agility PR Solutions

With the world thrust into financial chaos during the COVID crisis, new survey research from European independent financial communications agency network Fincom Alliance seeks to better understand how PR and communications practices within the financial sector have changed due to the pandemic.

How communicators can improve financial literacy—and secure a better seat at the table

PR Daily

It might seem scary—or even painful—but communicators keen on boosting internal influence and authority must become fluent in financials. If you’re financially ignorant, you’ll be an afterthought.”. What to look for in financial reporting .

What Are the Real Consequences of Fake Financial News?

Business Wire

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, or AICPA, released the results of a new survey revealing the startling impact that fake financial news is having on Americans' ability to make retirement, investment and healthcare decisions. A commercial newswire is a widely relied upon method used to meet Regulation FD, which ensures all interested parties have access to corporate news and financial data at the same time.

#measurePR Recap (April 2017): Measuring Financial Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

The April #measurePR chat fell the Thursday before Tax Day, so Shonali invited some of PR’s best financial communications pros with measurement advice for everyone—from those just starting out to seasoned pros. Shonali started by kicking off with introductions, and the guests chimed in on how they got started in financial communications and investor relations. The next question went right to the heart of the specialized worlds of investor relations (IR) and financial comms.

What’s working for financial comms during COVID-19

PR Daily

Among them are messages from investment firms and financial advisors seeking to assure recipients that things are under control. These senders have an even more complex task than most organizations as they must also address financial market drama.

Crisis & Reputation Management Top Financial Services Concerns

The Proactive Report

Financial Services PR execs and agencies are still struggling to combat an industry peppered with regular fines, lawsuits and other scandals. Almost all (99%) of the executives polled in the 2015 Makovsky Wall Street Reputation Study said this has made it increasingly difficult for the financial services industry to rebuild reputation over the past 12 months. Online PR crisis financial services management online online PR reputation

5 unique public relations strategies for financial advisors

Muck Rack

5 unique public relations strategies for financial advisors

UK Media Moves including Metro.co.uk, Financial News, BuzzFeed and more!

Cision

Role change for Dionne Grant at BuzzFeed, Mark Cobley takes on Head of Production role at Financial News, and Sian Elvin is appointed Assistant News Editor for Metro.co.uk. Media Blog

5 Insights From The Best Emails Newsletters in Financial Services

Contently - Strategy

Email newsletters are a particularly useful tool for financial services companies, especially if you’re writing about personal finance. Because of email’s inherent intimacy—it’s just you, your subscriber, and a secret list of every other BCC’d subscriber—financial services content marketing can really shine. We surveyed the best financial email newsletters, drawing inspiration from many of them.

Financial industry group sets social media rules

PR Daily

Financial services companies have new guidelines to follow in social media. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has released its guidance on financial promotions in social media after “detailed engagement and consultation with the industry.”. There are some inherent difficulties for financial institutions when it comes to social—namely, conforming to best practices that dictate brevity, while adhering to the FCA’s insistence on clarity.

Inside MD Financial Management’s Successful COVID-19 Content Strategy

Contently - Strategy

On March 11, the content team at MD Financial was finalizing their Q2 content plan, built around themes like spring cleaning your finances and home-buying season. ” MD Financial’s 3 keys to s uccess.

Financial Services Content Report: Industry Benchmarks & 5 Keys to Success

Contently - Strategy

Financial services content is also incredibly complicated. To help marketers be more efficient and effective, Contently created this new report that examines the state of financial services content marketing. Financial services vs. all other industries.

Help us Make Your Kids the Most Financially Literate in History!!!!!

ReimaginePR

The United States if the richest nation in the world but it ranks 14th when it comes to financial literacy! 90 per cent of teachers think that kids need financial literacy education — but they’re not getting it and most don’t feel equipped to teach it. To make your kids the most financially literate in history. The post Help us Make Your Kids the Most Financially Literate in History!!!!!

5 factors that drive event engagement for financial services

Agility PR Solutions

With the markets for banking, asset management, and wealth management experiencing high levels of saturation and competition, financial pros are increasingly seeking ways to communicate more efficiently with clients while optimizing their level of personalization. A new report from email marketing and event management platform StoneShot offers financial marketers guidelines and best practices for boosting […].

How Does EMV Impact Financial Services Brands?

Cision

Thieves stole more than 500 million financial records in 2014. That’s one financial record for every 14 people on earth. helps financial organizations better understand and cater to the needs of this new breed of cautious consumer. To date, consumers’ financial security worries have not been quelled, providing threats and opportunities for financial services organizations. “In This not-so-secret secret has put consumers on edge.

Kraft Heinz grapples with botched financial results and CMO departure

PR Daily

The company recently admitted in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that some of its employees fabricated transactions surrounding procurement and suppliers, which will cause Kraft to resubmit its financial results for 2016 and 2017 and reevaluate its 2018 numbers. It has missed a handful of financial reporting deadlines, and Kraft Heinz couldn’t say Monday when the reports, including the full-year financial report for 2018, would be filed.

Media Moves at Financial Planning & Climatewire, Modern Retail Names New Editor

Cision

Ryan Neal joins Financial Planning, Corbin Hiar switches beats at E&E News, and more. Media Blog

UK Media Moves including Metro.co.uk, Financial News, BuzzFeed and more!

TrendKite

Role change for Dionne Grant at BuzzFeed, Mark Cobley takes on Head of Production role at Financial News, and Sian Elvin is appointed Assistant News Editor for Metro.co.uk

Financial Relief for U.S. Agencies During The Coronavirus Crisis

Buzzstream

This act provides over $350 billion in financial relief for U.S. The post Financial Relief for U.S. The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was formally enacted on March 29, 2020.

Best Diversity & Inclusion Campaign: Flowers Communications GroupCG amps up financial services diversity awareness in superb campaign rebranding effort

Agility PR Solutions

The financial services industry is suffering from a severe diversity and inclusion problem. Within the Federal Reserve System alone, we have seen only one African American and seven women as presidents in its 105-year history.

Best financial services campaign: Collaborative PR planning and clever packaging boosts BlueShore Financial awareness

Agility PR Solutions

Looking to boost its visibility in the media and among potential new clients, British Columbia-based financial institution, BlueShore Financialpartnered with Magnolia Marketing Communicationsin 2017. The post Best financial services campaign: Collaborative PR planning and clever packaging boosts BlueShore Financial awareness appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

UK Media Moves including Financial News, BBC Radio 2, RadioTimes.com and more!

Cision

Helen Thomas has been appointed Head of Station for BBC Radio 2; Lucy McNulty has returned from maternity leave as City Editor at Financial News; Minnie Wright has joined RadioTimes.com as News Editor. Media Blog

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UK Media Moves including The Telegraph, Financial Times, TechRadar and more

Cision

Daniel Grote is now Investment Editor at The Telegraph; Michael O’Dwyer to join the FT as Accountancy Correspondent; John McCann made Global Managing Editor at TechRadar. Media Blog

UK Media Moves including Financial News, The Independent, CA Magazine and more!

Cision

Penny Sukhraj is made News Editor at Financial News; Rich Booth is appointed Assistant News Editor at The Independent; Laurence Eastham is the new Editor at CA magazine. Media Blog

The financial marketer mindset—examining the biggest challenges today

Agility PR Solutions

New research from financial email marketing and event management tech services firm StoneShot examines the biggest challenges facing financial marketers and how to address them. The firm’s new report, Financial Marketer Mindset, features interviews with marketing leaders from 11 global financial institutions and analyzes the responses to call out the common best practices in creating […].

UK Media Moves including Financial News, Mirror Online, Campaign and more!

Cision

Shruti Tripathi Chopra is the new Editor of Financial News, Georgia Diebelius is now Deputy News Editor at Mirror Online, and Campaign makes changes to UK editorial team. Media Blog

COVID-19 Financial Relief Programs for Solo PR Pros

Solo PR Pro

The post COVID-19 Financial Relief Programs for Solo PR Pros appeared first on Solo PR Pro. In Episode 52 of That Solo Life, we chatted with Brent Thompson of C anon Capital Management Group about the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and how solo PR pros can participate.

Media Moves at W, Variety & Hearst Magazines, Financial Planning Hires Editor in Chief

Cision

Katie Connor joins W, Lucy Kaylin promoted at Hearst Magazines, Mónica Marie Zorrilla joins Variety, and more. Media Blog

Financial services continues to plummet in brand intimacy

Agility PR Solutions

As the specter of distrust continues to loom over the financial services industry, the sector sees its brand intimacy ranking plunge again this year, as it was ranked 11th out of the 15 groups studied in the latest Brand Intimacy 2019 Study, the largest study of brands based on emotions, from marketing intimacy agency MBLM. The post Financial services continues to plummet in brand intimacy appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Media Moves at Financial Planning & Climatewire, Modern Retail Names New Editor

TrendKite

Ryan Neal joins Financial Planning, Corbin Hiar switches beats at E&E News, and more

Summit Speaker Q&A: Allyson Hugley, Prudential Financial

Zignal Labs

The post Summit Speaker Q&A: Allyson Hugley, Prudential Financial appeared first on Zignal Labs