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Facing the Reality: Striking a Balance with Climate Change Communications

Communicating effectively on climate change requires a delicate balance — conveying the scale of potential suffering from rising temperatures, sea levels and other impacts without apocalyptic rhetoric fueling a counterproductive sense of doom. This post explores how to urgently illustrate the crisis in visceral terms while leaving room for hope and solutions.

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7 Similarities Between Media Training and Championship Football

The San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs are set to square off for professional football supremacy in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday, Feb. 11. Most of the week leading up to the game is dedicated to allowing international media members to interview players and coaches. As much as fans expect the players and coaches…

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How a Website Boosts Your Communications Plan in 2024

News articles, blog posts and social media posts — oh my! In today’s whirlwind of communications, 62% of business buyers say they generally feel like they’re communicating with separate departments, not one company. Amidst this busy, noisy digital landscape, understanding how a website boosts your communications plan in 2024 is vital for survival. With digital marketing…

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The Rise of Brand Sounds: Adapting Communications Strategies to a New Generation

More than 80% of Gen Zers can identify a brand based solely on audio cues, per a recent social media branding report. In a world where attention spans are fleeting and digital content helps drive revenue, brands constantly seek new ways to captivate audiences. Enter brand sounds. While not necessarily a new phenomenon, “sonic memes”…

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Avoid “Trash” Messaging Campaigns this Earth Day

Reading, watching or listening to anything these days without encountering an advertisement promoting some form of sustainability messaging is difficult. I feel like I hear ExxonMobil championing its commitment to “advancing climate solutions” almost every morning on NPR. These ads always elicit an exasperated huff while brushing my teeth, and all I can think is,…