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Views: Real value comes from multifaceted communications strategies

COMMUNICATIONS is the most cost effective way to directly relate to any audience whether internal, stakeholder, B2B or to consumer, writes Derek Finnegan. The quality of tools available to internal teams and agencies these days is exceptional. Even under tight…

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Views: Why measurement matters

I am lucky to have lots of conversations with communications professionals in my role as a communications consultant. Regardless of how those discussions come about, I find most have a route back to measurement and evaluation, writes Rachel Miller.  Phrases…

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Excerpt: The Value of Our Role

AN excerpt from the book, When In Doubt, Make Applesauce! Core Habits of the Masterful Public Relations Professional, by Marc C Whitt (Cherrymoon Media, Lexington, Kentucky USA, Nov. 2022) Continue reading or listen here: [audio m4a="https://strategicwebzine.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Marc-C-Whitt-book.m4a"][/audio] The Value of Our…

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Views: Proving the value of public relations

I look forward to the time when there is no longer a need to cover this topic in magazines like Strategic, writes Dr Martina Byrne. To all those working away measuring and evaluating (M&E) their team’s work on an ongoing…

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Views: Has PR ROI (investment) shifted to ROO (objectives)?

PUBLIC relations (PR) is one of the many functions in any organization, writes Aseem Sood. Each function exists to support the organization in attaining its business goals, both short term and long term. The PR function is no different. At…

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Views: The impact of PR outcomes on the bottom line

THE measurement of public relations performance was a neglected area for a long time, due to a lack of reliable metrics and comparable data, writes Matt Cartmell. But demand from the C-suite for ways to measure the ROI and top-level…

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Excerpt: Measuring the impact

AN excerpt about measuring the impact from Everyday Communication Strategies by Amanda Coleman (pictured), author and director of Amanda Coleman Communications Ltd. You can read the excerpt or listen here: [audio m4a="https://strategicwebzine.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Excerpt-Measuring-the-impact.m4a"][/audio] Learning from events can only happen if you…

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Views: Showing the value of public relations and communications

A few years ago, the CEO of a large computer chip company contacted us for assistance, write Patti P. Phillips, Ph.D. (pictured left), and Jack J. Phillips, Ph.D. (pictured right). He had heard about our methodology to show the value and…

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Opinion: CIPR Annual Conference 2022: What to expect

THE Center Parcs response to the Queen’s death – the most recent addition to every crisis communications training deck – exposed some of the challenges organizations face when it comes to their public relations, or lack of it, writes Jon…

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Editor’s note: Fall 2022

CULTURE is more than the latest trend or buzzword. It is expected. Companies are increasingly in the spotlight and words like ‘authenticity’ and ‘lip service’ are common. What it boils down to is: are companies saying and doing the same…

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Interview: Walking the talk

TALENT acquisition and retention is a hot topic and has been for some time. It is a challenge for many organizations and industries, particularly as the debate continues about the pros and cons of remote, hybrid or office-based working. But,…

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Interview: Communications is key in sustaining a healthy culture, but cannot build it

THE words ‘authenticity’ and ‘lip service’ are often used in conversations about company culture, but how can organizations live by their values, be true to their culture and deliver on what they say they are doing? Strategic’s editor-in-chief, Orla Clancy…

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