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Trump’s Big Test

By Virgil Scudder, President, Virgil Scudder & Associates It’s one thing to win an election; it’s quite another to govern successfully.  Just ask Jimmy Carter.  Donald Trump’s inaugural address will play an important role in the early success or failure of his presidency. This will likely be the most closely watched inaugural speech in history.  It will…

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Trump’s Twitter: Nothing To Rant About

Editor’s Note:  This is the second in a three-part video commentary series by Doug Simon, CEO of D S Simon Media.  Doug takes a deep dive into the strategic communications issues tied to the Presidential transition of power.  In Part I, Doug’s focus is Obamacare.  In Part II,  Doug discusses the impact of Trump’s use of Twitter…

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Trump Inauguration Doesn’t Need Artists (Op-Ed)

By Ronn Torossian, President & CEO, 5WPR Since everything has to be a sticking point and a reason to argue these days, in recent weeks, the list of performers slated to play at President-Elect Trump’s inauguration has become a political football. On one side you have the growing list of celebs aghast at the very…

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Free Webinar: How A Trump Presidency May Impact Shareholder Activism

CommPRO.biz News Alert WHAT: CommPRO.biz – a B2B digital publisher and professional development site serving the public relations/investor relations, marketing, advertising and corporate communications sectors—will offer a free webinar on Tuesday, December 13, at 2 p.m. ET, exploring the topic “How A Trump Presidency May Impact Shareholder Activism.” The panel of industry experts will take a deep…

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Trump’s Victory is Consistent with 84 Years of Personality Matchups

By Merrick Rosenberg, Author of The Chameleon For months, political experts predicted that Hillary Clinton would defeat Donald Trump in the presidential election. Trump’s victory stunned the nation – but it shouldn’t have. Over the past 25 years, I have led training programs using the DISC personality assessment for more than 25,000 people and have…

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Donald Trump Remains A Master of Public Relations

By Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5WPR One of the reasons Donald Trump is President is because of his innate understanding of media and public relations — and even before being inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States, he has already won a major public relations victory with air conditioning giant, Carrier. Earlier in the year, a…

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How A Trump Presidency May Impact Shareholder Activism (Webinar On-Demand)

Webinar Overview  With less than sixty days remaining until a new U.S. president is inaugurated and a new administration takes over the executive branch of the U.S. government, it remains far from clear how activists will fare under a Trump administration and whether a Trump administration will foster a climate that is more or less…

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New Research: The Customer Journey in a Post-Trump World

By Guy Marion, CMO, Autopilot It’s a post-Trump world and we know that a few well-placed tweets can catalyze an entire online movement…or leave a permanent scar. Of course, Trump’s secret isn’t that he is the world’s wittiest tweeter or most original thinker – it’s that he knows his audience cold and never misses a chance…

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Body Language At The Trump And Obama Meeting

By Carol Kinsey Goman, Ph.D It was a meeting that was obviously highly stressful for both men. We’ll never know what was discussed when President Barack Obama and President-Elect Donald Trump were alone, but at their joint press conference their words were cordial and respectful. So was their body language – up to a point.…

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A Tale of 2 Brands—Trump and Clinton

By David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision PR Group One week after Donald Trump’s stunning win in the presidential election, the debate is still going on, as to how he was able to pull off his stunning election victory. One reason that is being overlooked and should be studied by business communicators and CEOs is that Trump regardless…

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Trump’s Man Lewandowski out at CNN

By Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5W PR Corey Lewandowski, the former Trump staffer who was replaced after a very public incident with a reporter from Breitbart News, reinvented his career as a pundit on CNN. Last week, after Trump won the presidency, Lewandowski resigned from his post at CNN, effective immediately. While Lewandowski’s close relationship with Trump…

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5 Communications Lessons from Trump’s Victory

By David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision PR Group Americans elected Donald Trump as President on Tuesday.  It was the political upset heard around the world as every poll and pundit had predicted a Hillary Clinton victory.  Without a doubt it was our version of the famous Harry Truman upset over Thomas Dewey in 1948.  Even more so…

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Howard Stern Weighs In On Donald Trump

By Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5W PR After months of recordings and transcripts of his shows have been played and replayed in countless articles, on TV and online the self-proclaimed “King of All Media” Howard Stern is breaking his silence about his always provocative interviews with billionaire Donald Trump. (Stern is my neighbor in my Lincoln Center…

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A Little Last-Minute Online Marketing Advice for Trump and Hillary

By Shama Hyder, Founder and CEO, Marketing Zen Group With the final presidential debate behind us, and Election Day right around the corner, it may seem like the candidates no longer have the time or the platform to make any significant changes in the trajectory of their campaigns. With mere days to go before the nation votes,…

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A PR Perspective: Where is Trump’s Crisis Communications Plan?

By David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision PR Group Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is in free fall due to accusation after accusation of past sexual misconduct by the candidate and no small part his abysmal crisis communications response.  He is headed towards a landslide defeat and becoming something he hates – a loser unless he changes his crisis…

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Clinton-Trump Debates, Round 2

Sex, Lies, Videotape, and a Jail Threat By Virgil Scudder, President, Virgil Scudder & Associates This was the Super Bowl of the political campaign.  It was the debate that GOP leaders and down-ballot candidates were hoping would showcase a different Donald Trump, a man of substance and character whose demeanor might stem the mass exodus of party…

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