PR and media professionals have a delicate relationship, and being attuned to the tone, sentiment and challenges within the Canadian media landscape is a must for anyone in the PR field. Luckily, there are a number of key voices, both online and off, that keep Canadians appraised of the latest developments and trends within Canadian media. Here are ten to follow on Twitter to keep tabs on the latest news and views. READ MORE >
#AskJameis and 5 ways to ensure your Q&A does not fail
Posted on 08.24.2014 by Murali.
Last week, Florida State University’s Athletics Department hosted a Twitter Q&A with Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Jameis Winston using the hashtag #AskJameis. As you can surmise by the title of this article, it did not exactly go according to plan. Given the public nature of these failures, many brands may write off Twitter Q&As as a poor forum to solicit questions online. But that’s the wrong approach. READ MORE >
Congratulations to our Americas CEO Mike Coates for being named one of Canada's 50 Most Powerful Business People in 2014!
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Posted on 08.21.2014 by Jack Martin.
Corporate success lies in the ability to continuously adapt to change. As globalization reaches new peaks every year, so too does the transition from traditional to online communication. Take, for example, an April 2014 study from the McKinsey Global Institute, which found that the global flow of goods, finances and services could reach a value of $85 trillion by 2025 – triple the value of 2012. Much of that will be due to increasing digital connectedness among businesses and consumers. READ MORE >
Vote in the 2015 SXSW Panel Picker
Posted on 08.19.2014.
H+K Strategies has three panels for consideration in the 2015 SXSW Panel Picker. Vote for your favorite - or all three - and we'll see you in Austin! READ MORE >
Mike Coates' latest contribution to Canada's Globe and Mail's Leadership Lab series focuses on the importance of corporate culture and the five key factors that make it effective.
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H+K Strategies Helps Render Grand Budapest Hotel in Legos
Posted on 08.01.2014.
To celebrate the Blu-ray and DVD release of The Grand Budapest Hotel, our Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment team worked with nine model builders to create the iconic European hotel from the film entirely out of Lego bricks, which took 3 months and over 50,000 Legos to complete. READ MORE >
The latest challenge to the ACA threatens to take away subsidies from millions of people. David Bowen helps explain the process by which the contested phrase got into the law.
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