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Planning For Life Post-Coronavirus: Anticipate Your Customers Needs With Content That Is Educational, Entertaining, and Inspirational

Maria Meadows, President, Model B  If you’re like me, you’ve been inundated with emails from CEOs in the age of coronavirus. With an increasing number of people social distancing, brands, retailers, restaurants, and others are—wisely, I might add—pushing to online content and ramping up their email marketing. Good marketing reaches people where they are, and…

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OP-ED: Corporate America’s Coronavirus Failure

Arthur Solomon, Public Relations Consultant First, let me define myself before others do it for me: I am not a communist, never was a communist and never thought that communism had merit. I am not a socialist, never was a socialist, do not believe in socialism, even though I believe that some of what Sen.…

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Should We Put PR on Hold Until After Coronavirus Crisis?

Thomas J. Madden, Chairman and CEO, Transmedia Group We’re receiving questions like this from major clients of PR firm I founded in New York City, now headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, TransMedia Group. Here’s my answer to one of our clients, Hollywood celebrity hair stylist Donna Marie Fischetto, whose clients include Diane Keaton, Julia Roberts, Elizabeth Banks,…

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BitAngels Launches Virtual Events to Connect Blockchain Community Amidst Global Coronavirus Pandemic

CommPRO Editorial Staff BitAngels, a network of cryptocurrency investors helping to grow the blockchain ecosystem through community events, announced BitAngels Virtual Events. BitAngels Virtual Events will enable the global community of BitAngels members, including 15 city chapters in multiple countries, to remain connected and engaged as the Coronavirus pandemic prevents in-person gatherings. “In the best…

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Joy in a Time of Coronavirus!

Patrice Tanaka, Founder & Chief Joy Officer, Joyful Planet LLC  At his daily press conference yesterday, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, who has been a steady voice of calm and reason during the COVID-19 pandemic, talked about the importance of creating joy in this challenging time. To underscore Governor Cuomo’s recommendation, we’re re-publishing Patrice Tanaka’s recent…

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Love and Internal Communications in the Time of Coronavirus

Linda Dunbar, Global PR and Corporate Communications Strategist It goes without saying that in a global pandemic, organizations need internal communications more than ever. Every crisis is different but there is commonality among crises. Unfortunately, this pandemic is a perfect example.  Just a short time ago, the coronavirus wasn’t on anyone’s radar. Now, it’s the…

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Coronavirus: Show Courage, Put Your People First

Richard S. Levick, Esq., Chairman & CEO, LEVICK We will survive the novel Coronavirus. But it is going to challenge us. Leadership during up markets is relatively easy. “Buy low, sell high and follow me.” It is during crises where leadership mettle is tested.  The late winter and early spring of 2020 – the season of…

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You Had To Be There-How The Coronavirus is Impacting the Events Industry

Shay A. Brown, Founder, Sr. Publicist, Royal Kingdom PR Agency, Inc. I’ve been in public relations for 14 years, and as such, quite familiar with the meetings and events industry. For the past three years, however, I’ve started moonlighting as a beer vendor and bartender at major events, such as the Country Music Awards, the Tortuga Music…

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How the Coronavirus is Infecting the Trillion Dollar Meeting Industry

Edward Segal, Crisis Management Expert The coronavirus crisis is unfolding before our eyes as the media continuously reports the latest news and developments about the disease. Also unfolding is how the disease is infecting the economy and various industries, including the trillion-dollar global exhibitions and events sectors. Last Friday afternoon, just days before it was…

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How Are Your Companies Responding to the Coronavirus? (SURVEY)

    The Institute for Public Relations and Peppercomm are conducting a survey of communication leaders and executives to determine how companies are responding to potential issues with the coronavirus (COVID-19). We hope the results released next week will help you and other communication functions in their response. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/IPRcoronavirus The survey should take approximately 10 minutes to complete. Responses will remain…

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Safe Business Travel in the Era of the Coronavirus and the Flu

Dr. David Hamer  Traveling for work has its perks – new places, experiences and inspiration – but it’s no secret that frequent or extended business travel can take a toll on your health. In addition to jet lag, stress and less-than-ideal food options in airports and hotels, there’s also an increased risk of exposure to…

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Should Business Travelers Worry about the Coronavirus?

Teri Dreher, RN, CCM, Board Certified Patient Advocate Turn on the news, and all you hear is terrifying statistics about the coronavirus. Like how there’s been more than 75,000 cases confirmed and more than 2,000 people have died. But do you know if you should really be worried about it—i.e., what you’re risks of contracting it…

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PR Agency Survival Tips

Art Stevens, Managing Partner, The Stevens Group PR Agency owners, there are three key ways to maintain sufficient cash flow to take you through the next three months. Hopefully, the coronavirus will be behind us by then. But if you’re in survival mode, consider these options: Get a line of credit from your bank Ask some of…

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