Business of PR | Communications

“Audience Intelligence” May Be a Smarter Term Than “Media Intelligence”

Our industry typically likes to refer to itself as purveyors of media intelligence. This stems from the fact that we grew up out of media monitoring and analysis and continue to uncover valuable insights from the public media. Yet that’s not really the most accurate description of what we do and the value we offer….

Business | Communications

Measure What Matters

In communications and in business, too many people get hung up on measuring for the sake of measuring. Just because you can generate all sorts of metrics with impressive numbers and charts doesn’t mean that what you’re looking at will really make a difference in your ultimate success. I tackle one specific element of this…

Business | Communications

How “Energy Efficient” is Your Marketing Campaign?

While listening to the latest episode of FIR Live over the weekend, the concept of “energy efficiency” of marketing and communications campaigns came to mind. No, I’m not talking about how “green” the effort is. This isn’t about recycled paper or carbon emissions. I’m thinking more like the energy efficiency of a furnace. Is 95%…