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  • Editor’s Pick: Tips for Communicating Cross-sector Collaboration Success Stories

    Moutai coffee, anyone? Recently, Luckin Coffee joined forces with Kweichow Moutai to roll out an unusual offering – alcoholic lattes.  The surprising partnership has taken social media by storm! Images of coffee enthusiasts enjoying the unique new flavor have been circulating and appearing on the feeds of many. Hence, organically boosting consumer recognition for both brands. In fact, unique collaboration stories like this one have been a recurring theme on the wire. Successful cross-industry collaborations offer brands the benefits of increased reach, credibility and enhanced storytelling, which provide valuable opportunities for…

    Content PR & Marketing September 21, 2023
  • Cheatsheet To Fully Utilizing Your Media Monitoring Tool

    Nothing could be more frustrating than realizing you have been underutilizing a tool. To avoid this and ensure you get the most bang for your buck, this article will guide you on how to make the best use of your current media monitoring tool. (Hint: If you’re still deciding which tool to get, our Ultimate Media Monitoring Buyer’s Guide is designed to help you make the decision. Read it before you sign that contract!) Tip 1: Strategically Structure Your Onboarding Training Sessions As intuitive as media monitoring tools and platforms can be,…

    Content PR & Marketing September 20, 2023
  • What is Media Monitoring? Definitions, Examples and Benefits

    Keeping Ahead of the Curve: Understanding Media Monitoring Knowing what people think and feel about your brand is invaluable, and media monitoring can help do just that. Media monitoring enables strategic communications and marketing teams stay informed about what people say about their company, products, services or competitors and respond to that feedback more effectively. In a way, it allows you to be the proverbial fly on the wall. While traditional media is still a powerful marketing tool, new media, especially social media, is where people are learning about brands and being…

    Content PR & Marketing July 13, 2023
  • The Rise of Generative AI and What It Means for the Communications Industry

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has surged into the spotlight in 2023 thanks to the emergence of generative tools such as ChatGPT, Bing Chat and Google’s Bard, alongside image creators DALLE-2 and Midjourney. We need only look at ChatGPT, which in January this year, passed 100 million active users , making it the fastest-growing consumer application in history, to understand the pace of AI growth. (By comparison, it took TikTok nine months and Instagram two-and-a-half years to reach that same 100 million milestone.). Generative AI is quickly filtering into many different sectors and industries,…

    Content PR & Marketing May 10, 2023
  • 2023 CES Trends Report Holds Lessons for Communicators

    This year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which took place in Vegas, returned in full force after two years of COVID-related adjustments. A recent analysis from Cision’s Insights team found that the 2023 CES generated 2.5 times as much media coverage as the fully virtual CES held in 2021, returning to pre-pandemic highs. Unlike other post-show coverage, Cision’s 2023 CES Industry Trends Report goes beyond merely highlighting the brands, products, speakers and topics that generated the most buzz during the show, but also explores what these findings mean for strategic communications teams and…

    Insights & Monitoring April 20, 2023