Category: Strategy

9 ways to use social media to promote business events

Social media can be used very effectively to promote business events.  Even if your firm or organization hasn’t yet utilized social media to promote events — here’s an inspirational story:  One very high-profile business organization has successfully gone […]

New Deloitte-Forbes study: 1/3 of C-Suite executives prefer reading long-form print content

A new report from Forbes and Deloitte details how top executives prefer to receive business insights.   300 C-suite executives from around the world were surveyed to produce the report, entitled: Thought Leadership in Action: Strategic Content to […]

How a blog can help your business generate more publicity

Competition for available media coverage continues to increase Competition for available media coverage continues to increase amid a sea of press releases and publicity efforts, according to an article by Ian Felton in SEO Chat.  As a […]

If there’s ever been a time to build your own audience for your company…it’s now

Frank Strong, writing recently in Sword and the Script Blog, details how traditional advertising and social media have become, except for the very well-funded brands – more difficult to utilize to promote companies. Without well-researched, trustworthy written […]

Thought leadership’s importance to management consulting growth

In a recent Forbes article, Russ Alan Prince details how competitive pressures among management consultants has made thought leadership an effective way to secure new clients. And Braden Kelly explained in a recent article how these competitive pressures […]

Long form content leads to high search engine rankings

In a crowded, competitive market for the attention of customers and clients online, long-form content has become a key differentiator for the strategically sophisticated business, as a number of industry experts have detailed. In particular: Long form […]

Essentials of Content Marketing Part #1: Strategy

The ascendance of content marketing More and more companies are now utilizing the internet as a means by which to communicate with key audiences.  And this communication is commonly referred to as content marketing.  Content marketing utilizes […]

Why it’s important for professional services firms to develop thought leadership

Companies are turning to online sources of information when seeking to be educated buyers of consulting services, according to an article by Braden Kelley.  It is vital, therefore, as Mark Clemente details, for firms to seek to […]

Business professionals: Why and how to become a regular news commentator

Whether you’re in corporate management, a lawyer or other professional – becoming a regular news commentator can be very helpful to the success of your business. Many will be familiar with leading lawyers or corporate CEO’s who […]

How Public Affairs advisors can utilize social media to reach a global audience

Social Media provides “an endlessly scalable platform for broadcasting messages to mass audiences”, according to Ryan Holmes (@invoker), CEO of HootSuite, in a recent article on the World Economic Forum website.  Holmes also noted that while many CEO’s […]