Political Social Rockstars: Why Every Politician Should be on Facebook

Political Social Rockstars: Why Every Politician Should be on Facebook

By Frederike den Ottelander, Head of Digital & Social, MSLGROUP in the Netherlands Last week, Frans Timmermans nailed his application for First Vice-President at the EU committ ...

Managing Reputations in Today’s ‘Always-On’ World

Managing Reputations in Today’s ‘Always-On’ World

Anders Kempe, President, MSLGROUP EMEA MSLGROUP EMEA are fortunate to work with some of Europe’s largest companies on complex and challenging business assignments. Our clients’ uni ...

Active Citizenship for Danish Millennials is Primarily a Function of State

Active Citizenship for Danish Millennials is Primarily a Function of State

By Marie Honoré, Consultant, JKL Group Generally, Danish Millennials rank definitions of active citizenship low compared to all other countries in our global research study - The F ...

IT Security Trade Shows: How to Maximize Conference PR in 2015

IT Security Trade Shows: How to Maximize Conference PR in 2015

By Bill Keeler, MSLGROUP in North America With the Black Hat Conference now a memory, the 2014 trade show season ends for many IT security companies. Surely, some will attend Secur ...

Benjamin Koe Joins MSLGROUP to Lead Regional Data, Insight & Analytics Function

Benjamin Koe Joins MSLGROUP to Lead Regional Data, Insight & Analytics Function

MSLGROUP today announced the appointment of Benjamin Koe as Regional Director of Strategic Insight and Impact, based in Singapore. Koe’s appointment will enable MSLGROUP to enhance ...

Event: Women’s Forum – 10 Years of Momentum

Event: Women’s Forum – 10 Years of Momentum

By Véronique Morali, President, Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society As we prepare to launch the 10th Anniversary of the Women’s Forum Global Meeting today, our mission is mor ...

Building a Strong Digital Influencer Program: Part I: WHY

Building a Strong Digital Influencer Program: Part I: WHY

By Tara Hunt, MSLGROUP, Canada There has been a great deal of buzz lately about the new influencer. From Variety Magazine's study that showed that YouTubers are more influential th ...

China’s Ever Changing Media Landscape: The Digitization of China’s Media

By Alice Hu, MSLGROUP Asia China’s Internet user population is almost twice the population of the United States. And it’s growing. In a country where most netizens know the Internet through the screen of a smartphone or tablet, it’s no surprise that WeChat is the darling of mobile apps in China. WeChat, the most popular mobile messenger in China not only incorporates social and chat, but also mobile payment ...

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Increased Swedish Electricity Requirements in the Future

By Per Ola Bosson, JKL Stockholm Contrary to what many believe, electricity requirements will increase in the future according to a recent report presented by the Confederation of Swedish Enterprises. The report examined developments within various areas of the economy through 2030 and added developments in the household sector and new fields of application such as electric vehicles and the establishment of ...

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Five Tips About Video and Marketing Programs That are Often Overlooked

By John Moran, Vice President and Executive Media Coach, MSLGROUP You already know that video is important. People, regardless of their environment, respond better to visual information than plain text and studies have shown that video doubles the time a viewer spends on a site. However, many marketing organizations have trouble incorporating video. According to Forrester Research, “74% of business executiv ...

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India Public Affairs Round-up – Election Over, Time to Roll Up the Sleeves

By Amrita Choudhary, Deputy Head of Content, MSLGROUP in India After the bruising general election, India’s new government got down to the business of preparing the Union Budget. Much is expected of the Narendra Modi regime, which projected a pro-business, pro-reform image throughout the campaign. While reactions to the Budget were mixed, it did include two important policy changes. Foreign direct investmen ...

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Like it or Hate It: How ALS #IceBucketChallenge Became a Global Phenomenon

By Annie Sunny, Account Executive, MSLGROUP in India Over the last few weeks, countless individuals, billionaires, former presidents and celebrities have posted videos of dousing themselves with ice water, helping make the ALS Ice Bucket challenge a viral phenomenon. Despite the criticism, it’s not just fun and jokes - the challenge has helped raise funds and create awareness for ALS - Amyotrophic Lateral S ...

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Greggs and the Offensive Logo: How to Triumph Over a Social Media Nightmare

By Elle Chambré, Account Executive, MSLGROUP London Something strange happened this week when you googled beloved pastry brand Greggs. Instead of Google’s search function pulling up Greggs’ well-known “Always Fresh. Always Tasty” slogan, the search tool served up the same image with the tagline “providing shit to scum for over 70 years”. This is not the first time a Google mishap has embarrassed a well-know ...

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Third EU Attempt to Boost a Common Strategy for Energy Security

By Leonardo Sforza, Managing Director, MSLGROUP Brussels Energy policy is now recognised, more explicitly than ever, as one of the top two priorities for EU action over the next five years. The commitment taken by Jean-Claude Juncker, the newly elected Commission’s President, couldn’t be more explicit: “I want to reform and reorganise Europe’s energy policy in a new European Energy Union. We need to pool ou ...

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Video: Real-Time SentiMeter: The Next Generation of Audience Measurement

Real-Time SentiMeter is a sentiment analysis tool, developed by the Clarus Research Group and Qorvis MSLGROUP, that records moment to moment audience reactions to live or pre-recorded presentations. SentiMeter is the next generation of audience measurement, providing flexibility, adaptability, and detailed metrics that is perfect for advanced message development and learning how people react to your content ...

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If the Volcano Erupts, Be Ready: Memories of Communicating Through a Crisis

By Christian Cull, MD Corporate Affairs, MSLGROUP London Reports of new volcanic activity in Iceland bring back memories of ash clouds and eruptions in 2010, while I was leading communications for Thomson Airways. They're good memories too. Although no one would ever want to see more scenes of holiday makers stranded away from home, they were good memories nonetheless. This is mainly because the communicati ...

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The New Rules of Digital Culture

By Tara Hunt, Social Digital Leader, MSLGROUP, Canada A version of this article originally appeared on Tara’s LinkedIn Influencer column and can be viewed here. I still recall the day I realized the social web had hit a tipping point. I had flipped on the television and the anchor, Rick Sanchez, said live on CNN, “As you follow this story, tweet me at @ricksanchezcnn and I’ll address your questions on air.” ...

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