The importance of digital transformation in the wake of COVID-19

January 12, 2021By Craig NoldenBurrelles, Communications, Crisis Communications, General Information, Industry Events, Media Measurement, Media Monitoring, Mobile Media, News Coverage, Public Relations, Social Media, Technology No Comments

As the global pandemic unfortunately endures in the United States beyond a challenging 2020, the ramifications continue for businesses, employees, consumers and the economy. One facet I’d like to focus on is the digital transformation that has accelerated during the pandemic and how it will likely impact us well into the future. Digital transformation is … Read More

How to Successfully Navigate COVID-19 Vaccine Communications

January 5, 2021By Tressa RobbinsBurrelles, Communications, Crisis Communications, General Information, Industry Events, Media Measurement, Media Monitoring, Mobile Media, News Coverage, Public Relations, Social Media, Technology No Comments

image by Arek Socha from Pixabay The Institute for Public Relations (IPR) recently published “A Communicator’s Guide to COVID-19 Vaccines.” For this 44-page guide, they reviewed more than 100 research studies to develop the guide, which outlines the research, theories, and models along with 17 recommended-driven findings for companies and organizations to use when communicating about … Read More

Rebuilding Trust After a Crisis

July 16, 2020By Tressa RobbinsAdvertising/Marketing, Burrelles, Communications, Crisis Communications, Marketing, Media Industry, Media Measurement, Media Monitoring, Media Outreach, Media Pitch, Media Relations, Press Release, Public Relations, Social Media, Technology No Comments

  “Trust inequality at an all-time high,” read the PR Daily headline earlier this year as it reported on the 2020 Edelman Trust Barometer—and that was before. Before the COVID-19 pandemic. Before the racial injustice and inequity protests. Before U.S. election-mania. Whether a crisis is of your own doing or happenstance, a crisis is a … Read More

Importance Of Press Releases During Crises

June 3, 2020By Tressa RobbinsAdvertising/Marketing, Burrelles, Communications, Crisis Communications, Media Industry, Media Measurement, Media Monitoring, Media Outreach, Media Pitch, Media Relations, Press Release, Public Relations, Social Media No Comments

While you may be fatigued by the never-ending coronavirus news coverage, the media must continue to report the news. Understandably, some industries and activities have slowed down during the crisis. An interesting and contrasting discovery is that media distribution and consumption have ramped up, according to a recent special report from our partner, Agility. After … Read More

Best Practices For Media Monitoring During A Crisis

May 27, 2020By BurrellesAdvertising/Marketing, Burrelles, Communications, Crisis Communications, Media Industry, Media Measurement, Media Monitoring, Media Outreach, Media Pitch, Media Relations, Public Relations, Social Media No Comments

The COVID-19 pandemic is developing a new normal. Many organizations have shifted to a work-from-home model and struggling to navigate other challenges while operating with a “business as usual” mindset. At the same time, businesses are confronting revenue cuts, customer attrition, and difficult decisions about their payroll or operating budgets. When in “crisis mode”, media … Read More