Trend Talk 42: MANAGING YOUR CREDIBILITY IN AN INCREASINGLY INCREDIBLE WORLD

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MANAGING YOUR CREDIBILITY IN AN INCREASINGLY INCREDIBLE WORLD We have heard the saying over and over – “there’s no such thing as bad publicity”. But, the reality is no individual or organisation wants to go viral for all the wrong reasons. It’s a heart-dropping sensation that all too many brands have experienced in a world […]

Trend Talk 40: IS AI THE ASTEROID THAT WILL MAKE WRITERS AND DESIGNERS EXTINCT?

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IS AI THE ASTEROID THAT WILL MAKE WRITERS AND DESIGNERS EXTINCT? According to Grand View Research, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasing at a compound annual growth rate of almost 40% globally. And with no signs of slowing down, all industries are being affected.  AI programs seem to be capable of doing almost anything these days. […]

Trend Talk 39: TRADITIONAL PR IN THE DIGITAL R(EVOLUTION)

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TRADITIONAL PR IN THE DIGITAL R(EVOLUTION) Consider this: when was the last time you sat down to watch the evening news on TV? Or went out of your way to buy a newspaper?  If you’re taking a long pause to consider those questions, firstly you’re not the only one, and secondly, it’s a sign of […]

Trend Talk 38: ONLINE REPUTATION MANAGEMENT

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Online reputation management Making or breaking your brand in cyberspace It’s been about 16 years since “Google” was added as a verb to the Oxford English dictionary. It was a significant addition to the lexicon, describing an activity that has come to define what’s now become the most basic method of verifying individuals, brands and […]

Trend Talk 37: THE COMMUNICATIONS TOOLBOX

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THE COMMUNICATIONS TOOLBOX EIGHT FOUNDATIONAL TOOLS FOR AN AGILE INDUSTRY IN 2023 The communications industry has always demanded agility from its practitioners, as have the businesses that rely on them to disseminate their messages to relevant audiences. Today, this need for agility is more important than ever as brands grapple to adapt to the latest […]

Trend Talk 36: GAMING AS A MARKETING TOOL

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GAMING AS A MARKETING TOOL The global gaming industry is a mammoth that shows no signs of extinction. It continues to attract widespread interest and eye-watering investments as brands and companies from an array of non-gaming-related industries plot inventive ways to tap into its vast audiences and their wallets. For these reasons, gamer audience targeting […]

Trend Talk 35: ONLINE REPUTATION MANAGEMENT

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Online reputation management Making or breaking your brand in cyberspace It’s been about 16 years since “Google” was added as a verb to the Oxford English dictionary. It was a significant addition to the lexicon, describing an activity that has come to define what’s now become the most basic method of verifying individuals, brands and […]

Trend Talk 34: STORYTELLING IN THE AGE OF FAKE NEWS

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STORYTELLING IN THE AGE OF FAKE NEWS Disinformation has proliferated in all spheres of our world, growing in scope and magnitude through the power of social media platforms and widespread access to content creation technologies. The Oxford English Dictionary added the term ‘fake news’ to the dictionary in 2019, following its increased use over the […]

Trend Talk 33: READY ON THE SET – ARE YOU MEDIA READY?

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READY ON THE SET ARE YOU MEDIA READY? In today’s competitive media landscape, television, radio, social media and podcasts have provided brands with several powerful channels to bolster their exposure. Media interviews, in particular, are key for brands to not only create positive business sentiment and get coverage but to position themselves as thought leaders […]