Archive for June, 2011

Measuring Marketing Effectiveness – Yes You Can!

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

My contribution on “Measuring Marketing Communication” is included as a chapter in IABC’s (International Association of Business Communicators) recently released book The IABC Handbook of Organizational Communication. It’s a great book (even if I do say so myself!), with contributions from a wide range of communication experts on topics including how to manage communications, internal communication, public relations and marketing communications.

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Raising Awareness for Your Products or Services

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

I had a media inquiry recently from a reporter asking how businesses can best reach out to consumers to raise awareness of their products and services. It’s a great question and one that every new business/service provider grapples with. It is also the first step in the consumer buying process once a need has been realized. So, if you’re a business owner with something new to offer what steps should you take to get the word out to raise awareness of your product/service? (more…)

12 Tips for Conducting Effective Webinars

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011

Webinars have become increasingly popular in recent years for conveying information to a range of virtual attendees in remote locations. While this form of media is great for distributing information to individuals and organizations that would not be able to attend a live presentation, it can be difficult to achieve the same level of engagement with a virtual audience. We were curious about what webinar attendees most valued in their webinar experiences, so we asked them. (more…)