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Brand Involvement In Social Issues

The pros and cons of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs. This includes social issue marketing, philanthropic efforts, employee volunteer initiatives and diversity/inclusion programs to build brands and satisfy customers.

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5 Additional Strategies For Crisis Communication

Just like insurance (health, car, home, etc.) well-developed crisis communications protocols and training are essential for business BEFORE a problem arises. A public relations crisis can come from a major issue, a minor misunderstanding or an internet fake controversy.

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Goodness, Decency & Civility in Business

The right thing is always the right thing to do but also good for business too. The big picture approach to brand, reputation and thought leadership is directly connected to efforts to utilize goodness, decency and civility. Let’s talk about it.

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Business Strategies For Dealing With Fake News

Pritch breaks down, analyses and leads the discussion regarding an Aug 25th, 2020 Forbes magazine article 16 Business Strategies For Dealing With ‘Fake News’ (link below). WE agree with some of the advice, offer our own opinions and correlate to the state of mass media + social media in

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Five Keys To Starting Any Business

Episode 134 was inspired by a recent conversation we had with a new business owner who was overwhelmed by too much information. He had taken a multi-week class on starting a business, read blogs, listened to podcasts and purchased a franchise that came with a huge marketing manual.

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Profile In PR Failure (A Series of Teachable Moments)

On Ep133 of The Golding Group #NeoMarketing Podcast, Pritch Pritchard, APR & Fellow PRSA will react to the PR disaster of the Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel who made a minor crisis much worse by responding in all the wrong ways. Pritch will utilize Jim Lukaszewski’s “Profiles in Failure” list of things NOT to do during crisis management. Nessel somehow managed to do everything on this list of actions to avoid. Not just a teachable moment, but a whole series of “what not to do” examples.

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Media Relations 101 Rules Of Engagement

On #NeoMarketing Podcast Ep132 we are discussing media relations rules of engagement (ROE). “The Professor” Pritch Pritchard, APR gives his guidelines to remember for successfully engaging members of the media as a public relations professional.

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