2017 was a big year, so we’re looking ahead to predict the likely trends in 2018. Here’s what we think will – and won’t – happen in the next 12 months.
From Baird, Clover and even Trump himself, what can politicians teach us about the right and wrong way to engage with media
eSports scaled from selling a few tickets, to selling out Madison Square Garden, all whilst being shunned by mainstream media. In the face of innovation and change, find your niche, talk to customers directly, and the media will follow (albeit kicking and screaming).
When a tongue-in-cheek blog post about an embarrassing LinkedIn profile photo started getting reported as genuine news, it was a lesson in Alternate Facts. And the importance of not being photographed cuddling a koala or posting that photo to Facebook
The first step in good media relations is not annoying journalists. Ignore this step, and you risk being yet another PR faux pas in an email chain. Start with Relationship building. Yep, just like they told you at uni, networking is the real deal.
Our current media landscape is mobile-centric and customer-driven. How are Foxtel and Apple adapting to customer’s demands? Today’s consumers expect to consume media whenever, wherever and however it suits them. Simplicity and affordability are the central demands. Tap-and-swipe mentalities demand instantaneous digital experiences.