Immersive Tech Meets Sustainability

Immersive Tech Meets Sustainability

By Sheila McLean, NA Citizenship & Sustainability Practice Director, MSL Much has been said and written about how immersive tech will transform the communications industry, ush ...

Transforming the Patient Experience with Immersive Technologies

Transforming the Patient Experience with Immersive Technologies

By Jim Weinrebe, Health Practice Leader, MSL North America The integration of virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and mixed reality (MR) with Big Data, increasingly, has t ...

The New Digital Newsroom with Data, Automation, and More

The New Digital Newsroom with Data, Automation, and More

By Amrit Ahuja, Managing Director, 2020MSL Today, with massive disruption and transformation, the media industry, like others, is fast adapting and responding to changes. The conte ...

MSL Wins Seven Awards at Cannes Lions 2017

MSL Wins Seven Awards at Cannes Lions 2017

MSL is proud of the success of our teams winning seven awards (2 gold, 2 silver and 3 bronze) at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity this year. These wins undersc ...

Powered by Data: Augmented Influence

Powered by Data: Augmented Influence

By Erin Lanuti, Chief Influence Officer, MSL Influence, the power to affect or change perception and behavior and what we have for 75 years called public relations has grown into a ...

Marrying People and Data for the Storytelling of the Future

Marrying People and Data for the Storytelling of the Future

By Stephan Beringer, Global Head, Data, Technology and Innovation, Publicis Media The single biggest asset a brand can have is the ability to build and curate strong relationships ...

Qorvis MSL Makes Immediate Impact on Health Care Debate Launches “Medicaid is US” Campaign

Qorvis MSL Makes Immediate Impact on Health Care Debate Launches “Medicaid is US” Campaign

By Chuck Alston, Senior Vice President, Director of Public Affairs, Qorvis MSL In the United States, there is no more important legislative issue at this moment than health care. N ...

Marketing to the Masses in Asia: Lessons from Brands

This is the second in a series of blogs based on research conducted by Leo Burnett Asia-Pacific on low-income consumers. While the first blog touched on the power and relevance of consumers with as little as $2,000 USD a year, this blog features examples of brands who have successfully and ethically tapped this market: • Heinz Complan Family is a nutritional powdered-milk supplement that has strong equity i ...

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Winning Over Asia’s Majority

This is the third in a series of posts about low-income Asian consumers based on research conducted by Leo Burnett Asia-Pacific. Below are some tips for tapping this market ethically and profitably. Asian consumers, just like their Western counterparts, go for brands that understand their lifestyles: 1. LISTEN • Don't think of the $2,000-a-year income bracket as an oddity. It's the average in Asia. • Unders ...

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Marketing to the Masses in Asia

For decades, the majority of multinational corprations marketing in Asia have focused on the affluent minority, those who tend to live in urban areas and have shopping habits and product needs that are quite similar to those in the West. But by focusing only on the upper-income urbanites, marketers are missing a vast opportunity at the bottom of the economic pyramid. About 4 billion people in the world earn ...

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Paid Content: Can Publishers Pull It Off?

Consulting firm Booz & Company has some terrific thought leadership on media and marketing that we would like to share. The editors of MSLGROUP’s blog have gotten to know the Booz team through the company’s partnership with the Monaco Media Forum, organized by PublicisLive (part of MSLGROUP). As the official knowledge partner of the Monaco Media Forum, Booz & Company produced a microsite with papers ...

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Digital Branding, What Is It and What Do You Need to Do about It?

Gap changed its logo—and then changed it back—after public outcry. Nestlé, maker of Kit Kat, will stop using products widely believed to be associated with deforestation after a Greenpeace campaign. The "Smell like a Man, Man” campaign by Old Spice, a 70-year-old brand losing market share, became part of the cultural conversation. Procter & Gamble can’t keep the product in stock. What do these brands have i ...

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Online Comment Sections: How to Speak for Your Brand

As you may have seen from the October 25 post, MSL Boston has produced a paper on online comment sections, what they mean to the media, the public and brands. Here is a follow-up post highlighting the team’s advice for brand managers and corporate communicators who find their company the subject of online comment threads. A Simple Yet Strategic Approach to Online Comment Threads 1. Monitor. Comment sections ...

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Online Comment Sections: Did That Guy Really Say That?

The comment section beneath an online news story can result in some of the most ruthless, reputation-damaging content on the web. “(Comment sections) are the Wild West of the online news environment and have triggered anxiety and handwringing among communicators for brands, businesses and institutions, as well as the media,” says Don Martelli, vice president and director of digital communication at MSL Bost ...

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CRITICAL CONVERSATIONS

Communicators have always known that good writing, the graceful turn of a phrase, can make a document sing, tell a good story, bring facts to life in a compelling way. In the Conversation Age, content is even more critical. Through our blog, Critical Conversations, we want to share with you our raison d’être in today’s media-driven world. MSLGROUP is the specialty communications, PR and events network withi ...

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The Talent Journey

Gone are the days when employee communications was a part-time job of the human resources or external communications director. (But if this still describes your company, read on.) “The best organizations find that their corporate/consumer brand incorporates some element of reputation as an employer.”  Unprompted questions about the brand should include something about “…and people love working there,” says ...

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The World Is Moving East. Let’s pick up Gaurav Mishra on the way.

As director of digital for MSLGROUP Asia, Gaurav Mishra helps global brands benefit from Social Squared, the intersection of social, as in connecting people, with social, as in benefiting society. He is a marketer who truly knows how to use technology to drive results, whether one’s business is corruption-free elections or brand awareness.  Because if you’re savvy enough to crowd-source to make a society mo ...

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