Key Learnings From SXSW 2017: AI, Bots and AR/VR

Key Learnings From SXSW 2017: AI, Bots and AR/VR

By Mark McClennan, SVP, MSLGROUP A horde of influencers, communicators and technologists descended on Austin, Texas, in March for SXSW 2017 the premier innovation conference. Almos ...

Digital Brands + Live Experiences: Connecting With Your Audience IRL

Digital Brands + Live Experiences: Connecting With Your Audience IRL

When done well, experiential marketing — or more specifically, live experiences — delivers opportunities for consumers to interact with brands in uniquely meaningful ways. For bran ...

Digital Disruption and Its Indicators

Digital Disruption and Its Indicators

By Sandeep Deb Varman, Associate Account Director, 20:20 MSL KPMG recently came out with a study highlighting innovation and tech hubs around the world, apart from Silicon Valley. ...

Accelerating the Evolution: Insights from ad:tech India

Accelerating the Evolution: Insights from ad:tech India

By Melanie Joe, Consultant – Research and Insights, MSLGROUP ad:tech, the international conference for digital and interactive marketing and communications, saw its India chapter u ...

SxSW 2017: The Future of Intelligent Life

SxSW 2017: The Future of Intelligent Life

After a busy week in Austin, Texas attending SxSW 2017, Carolina Fullen, director of Innovation and Social Engagement at MSLGROUP ANDREOLI recaps her learnings from the final discu ...

SxSW 2017: Artificial Intelligence, the Future of Work & Neuroscience

SxSW 2017: Artificial Intelligence, the Future of Work & Neuroscience

We are in the homestretch of SXSW 2017! In today's bulletin, both Carolina Fullen and Marcelo Minutti, specialists from MSLGROUP Andreoli who are in Texas to attend the biggest cre ...

SxSW 2017: Influence Marketing and Data Analysis

SxSW 2017: Influence Marketing and Data Analysis

Influence marketing for a digital world and data analysis for health and content solutions are today's highlight in biggest creativity events in the world. The South by Southwest F ...

Food & Beverage: 2017’s Top Conversation Starter

After a year of discord and division over the politics of governance, consumers in 2017 will turn to something we can all agree on. Food and drink will bring us together with a greater force than ever before. It will connect our families and communities – revered as nature’s gift and delivered with the powers of emerging science and technology. We won’t return to three square meals at the family table; rath ...

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Top Ten Thought Leadership of 2016

2016 was significant for MSLGROUP’s from a content creation and thought leadership point of view – we launched our influence-to-impact performance platform Conversation2Commerce and our technology practice published an one-of-a kind virtual reality playbook for marketers and communications professionals. Our People’s Lab research and insights team were instrumental in developing a comprehensive ebook on the ...

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Top Ten Blog Posts of 2016

In 2016 our experts highlighted the importance of digital collaboration and its importance in boosting employee engagement and how to gain employee buy-in to a new culture. We also explored the importance of ‘value’ in the business of PR - a theme that needs to be hammered home with every communications professional and every business. Our experts assessed the success of our employee mentoring program GROW ...

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Earned Content Goes Omnichannel: Turning Conversation into Commerce

Introducing the Conversation2Commerce Platform In response to the underutilization of influence in the marketing mix, MSLGROUP, in conjunction with Publicis Communications and Public Media, has launched an influence-to-impact performance platform that combines aspects of public relations, advertising, digital, and shopper marketing. Called Conversation2Commerce, this communications platform extracts far gre ...

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Crisis and Social Media: How to Avoid Fuelling the Flame

By Alessandro Chiarmasso, Practice Leader Corporate, MSL Italia The right assessment of the situation, message and messenger is key to managing, and not unduly suffering from, a single social media post during a crisis. It is a well-known aphorism that reputation takes years to build and nurture but minutes to destroy. Every day countless corporate crises reconfirm this truism, exploding in both the real wo ...

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European Excellence Awards 2016: Demonstrating the Change & Transformation of PR Industry

By Pascal Beucler, SVP & Chief Strategy Officer, MSLGROUP A happy Juror for the eighth year in a row at the European Excellence Awards in Berlin, held on December 7th and 8th, I enjoyed again with this millésime reviewing la crème de la crème of the best projects in Europe: lots of great ideas here, solidly grounded into accurate insights and foresights, creatively executed and delivering on tangible re ...

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61st Political Salon by MSLGROUP Germany

On 1 December, MSLGROUP Germany hosted the 61st Political Salon with Thomas Oppermann, head of the parliamentary group of the SPD in the German Bundestag since 2013. The central topic of the evening was social-democratic politics in times of global crises and political change. [caption id="attachment_19016" align="aligncenter" width="600"] MSLGROUP Germany's political salon on 01.12.16 with Thomas Oppermann ...

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Rethinking How Influence Flows

For more than a century, PR professionals have worked to earn credibility and trust by convincing reporters, third parties, and influencers to share a point of view or validate a truth. As every communicator knows, there is tremendous value in positive earned – read: not paid for – content. It is pure. And in that purity there is power. Research shows that media coverage, influencer content, ratings, and re ...

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Engaging Stakeholders through Inspiration

By Erik Martens, Director Public Affairs, MSLGROUP Netherlands BP in the Netherlands continually connects with its clients and broader stakeholder base in a variety of ways. In 2015 it decided to significantly expand these efforts. Instead of a yearly relationship-building event, BP wanted to organise a number of themed ‘inspiration sessions’. MSLGROUP in the Netherlands developed a blueprint for the progra ...

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Infrastructure Spending: It’s Gonna Be Yuge… Maybe

By Elissa Dodge, Executive Vice President, Qorvis MSLGROUP Additional federal spending on infrastructure shouldn’t be an issue in the next Congress. After all, there is widespread, bipartisan agreement that there is a tremendous need for infrastructure improvements and President-elect Donald Trump has said improving our nation’s crumbling roads, bridges and “third world” airports is a top priority for him. ...

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