How the “Decade of the Home” is impacting retailers

September 22, 2020By BurrellesBurrelles, Communications, Content Marketing, General Information, Marketing, Media Industry, Media Measurement, Media Monitoring, Media Outreach, Media Relations, Mobile Media, News Coverage, Productivity, Public Relations, Social Media, Technology No Comments

If there’s one thing I’ve noticed during the pandemic, it’s that friends and family alike are seizing on the opportunity to do activities, hobbies and work around the house that they might not otherwise have done pre-COVID-19. And why not? From cleaning out the clutter and re-organizing, to taking on home improvement projects, to playing … Read More

Social Media: Moving Beyond Vanity Metrics

September 15, 2020By BurrellesAdvertising/Marketing, Burrelles, Communications, Content Marketing, General Information, Marketing, Media Industry, Media Measurement, Media Monitoring, Media Relations, Mobile Media, News Coverage, PRSA, PRSSA, Public Relations, Social Media, Technology No Comments

In the COVID era, there’s one thing across the board that we are all doing—attending and participating in virtual events—whereas, in the past, we would have attended in person. This blog post includes key takeaways from a recent PRSA St. Louis (and other Midwest PRSA chapters) professional development webinar. My friend and PRSA colleague, Aurora … Read More

The ever-changing views on travel & hospitality in the age of Covid-19

July 27, 2020By BurrellesAdvertising/Marketing, Burrelles, Communications, Marketing, Media Industry, Media Measurement, Media Monitoring, Media Outreach, Media Pitch, Media Relations, News Coverage, Press Release, Public Relations, Social Media, Technology No Comments

Travel and hospitality are two of the industries that have been hit hardest by the coronavirus. With continued uncertainty surrounding the pandemic and constantly changing data varying state by state and county by county, Americans are asking themselves when is it safe to travel? Do I book a vacation now or wait?  Should I rent … Read More

Rebuilding Trust After a Crisis

July 16, 2020By Tressa RobbinsAdvertising/Marketing, Burrelles, 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

Six Reasons Why Traditional Media Still Matters

June 15, 2020By BurrellesAdvertising/Marketing, Burrelles, Communications, Marketing, Media Industry, Media Measurement, Media Monitoring, Media Outreach, Media Pitch, Media Relations, Press Release, Public Relations, Social Media, Technology No Comments

In public relations, we are often trying to convince an audience to support your position, promote or back an idea, buy a product or service, perpetuate brand loyalty, or recognize achievements of some kind. In recent years we’ve seen the rise of companies and organizations creating and self-publishing their content, and that remains increasingly important. … Read More