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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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Crisis Communications Management – A Trump Apology Recommendation

Editor’s Note: We asked crisis management experts how they would phrase Trump’s apology and here’s how Thomas J. Madden, TransMedia group’s CEO would do it even though he’s very upset with what he calls “Trump’s penchant for imploding.” Like my opponent keeps saying it was a mistake to send hundreds of classified emails over her private…

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#TrumpTape – A Crisis Communications Strategy (Op-Ed)

By David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision PR Group Donald Trump has dominated the news cycle leading to into the second presidential debate (what else is new). Yet, not in the way he wants.  A tape surfaced of Trump describing his pursuit of women in lewd and assaulting terms from 2005 — “I don’t even wait,” he bragged…

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The Power of Preparation: Clinton 1, Trump 0 (Op-Ed)

By Virgil Scudder, President, Virgil Scudder & Associates It’s a fact: The best prepared person has a winning edge: in sports, in business, or in an adversarial encounter on television such as Monday night’s Clinton-Trump presidential debate.  It was clear that Hillary Clinton prepared thoroughly for Monday night’s presidential debate and Donald Trump did not.  She clobbered…

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What Melania’s Absence Says About Trump’s Campaign (Op-ed)

By Lauren A. Wright, Ph.D. Where has Melania been? In the wake of her RNC plagiarism scandal and as reporters began to raise questions over the details of her emigration to the U.S., the would-be first lady has utterly vanished from the campaign trail. There are a few possibilities to explain Mrs. Trump’s glaring absence. One…

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Politics & Personal Branding – Lessons from the Trump Campaign

By Jasmine Sandler, CEO, Agent-cy Online Marketing This is an interesting time in American history and American politics, and I feel like I had to open this blog post that way so you knew I wasn’t talking about Pokémon Go. (By the way, that is a genius marketing strategy and if anyone tells you anything different, they’re…

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#MelaniaTrump Speech – A Crisis Communications Lesson

By David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision PR Group The first night at the Republican Presidential Convention was supposed to highlight #MelaniaTrump, Donald Trump’s wife and introduce the next potential First Lady to millions of Americans.  Also it was hoped that Melania’s speech would start to soften the image of Donald Trump and allow voters a glimpse of…

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