Cannes Musings: Data is Everything (Video)

Posted by Elise Mitchell on June 22, 2018

The smart use of data is an imperative for communications professionals today. With the growing access to data and the proliferation of tools to analyze, measure, and report results, you could argue that data is everything.

That was certainly one drumbeat heard at this year’s Cannes Lions Festival. Many of the presentations, award entries and vendor exhibits focused on the power of data to drive the creative process.

Then again, without the right people who know how to sift through data, synthesize it, draw insights from it, develop a communications strategy based on it, and monitor it to know when something’s working or not, data does you no good. 

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Topics: Digital and Social, Digital Marketing, Digital, Public Relations, Employee Engagement, influencer marketing, Cannes

Introducing Gen Z: 3 Ways Brands Can Connect With This Key Consumer Segment

Posted by John Gilboy on May 25, 2018

Over the past decade, Millennials have come to command obsessive attention from cultural critics and marketers alike. But with the oldest members of the “selfie generation” now entering their late 30s, the spotlight is once again shifting to a younger generation of economic disruptors: Generation Z.

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Topics: Digital, Consumer Insights, Insights, influencer marketing

3 Tips for Incorporating Facebook Reactions in PR

Posted by Ann Newland on March 29, 2016

Dissatisfied with the limited range of the Like button, Facebook users begged for a more accurate way to express themselves. And Facebook, after rounds of testing and careful analysis, changed the public relations game by finally rolling out Facebook Reactions.

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Topics: Social Media, Digital, trends

More Trendspotting at 2016 SXSW

Posted by Ann Newland on March 16, 2016

Part 2 of 2: Ann Newland, VP Digital Strategy

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Topics: Creative, Digital, trends, SXSW