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October 9th, 2020

Kelsey Pritchard

How Brands Can be Ready in an Age When Crisis is the Norm

“Nine times out of ten, it’s not a crisis.” That’s what I often told myself when I worked for a governor. The mantra was one of the things that helped me keep my cool when the pressure mounted from large volumes of letters, emails, calls, and social media comments from constituents and reporters.

Eight hundred emails from constituents on Syrian refugees?

The response can wait until the Department of Social Services weighs in.

Reporters camped outside demanding an answer on the transgender bathroom bill? Read More

July 28th, 2020

bozell

Episode 5: Social Media and PR Insights for the COVID-era

All it takes is a pandemic to identify which companies have smart, nimble PR and social teams in place. As Kelsey Pritchard, Head of PR and Social, explains in this month’s episode, it’s imperative for brands to balance preparation with flexibility. Because, while it’s important to have a plan and communication objectives in place, it’s equally as important to be ready and willing to react to current events and conversations happening in the world around you. Read More

April 29th, 2020

Jim Minge

Storytime with Bozell

Here’s why you’ll never look at blogs the same again.

What’s his story? What’s her story? What’s your story? Hey, want to hear a good story?

Of course you do. We all want to hear a good story. We have since we were children.

Oh, the Places Your Brand Will Go: Why Parents Should Read to Their Children, and Why Your Business Should Care

Here’s a fun stat: Kids who are read one short book per day enter kindergarten hearing 290,000 more words than kids whose parents didn’t read to them. Read More

March 25th, 2020

jkruntorad

Plan V is for Virtual

How to turn your annual event and/or fundraiser into a digital success.

As we are receiving daily updates from the Center of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) on COVID-19, it’s clear that we’re in a constant state of change and uncharted territory. For me personally, this means many of my loved ones are experiencing cancelation or postponement of exciting events like baby showers and weddings. But professionally, I’m seeing an impact on industries across the board and thinking of what the proper next step is. Read More

August 23rd, 2019

Kelsey Pritchard

But was it enough, Sephora?

It’s a Saturday afternoon and you decide to spend your hard-earned money the best possible way you can – shopping, of course.

As you’re picking out your favorite items, security stops
you. You aren’t doing anything wrong. Why are you the only one security stopped? Turns out, a Sephora employee called security. But why you? Read More

July 12th, 2019

bozell

Diet Woke or Nope?

At Bozell, we pride ourselves on being an open environment that fosters ideas and varying points of view. The freedom from being judged for having a differing opinion is how we never settle and strive to generate the best work for our clients. Below is an example of how two Bozellers saw a campaign and had contrasting reactions. Read More

June 20th, 2019

Kelsey Pritchard

Forget Spin. PR is About Doing the Right Thing.

I don’t remember how we got word of the deaf advocacy protest. A staffer may have seen it on social media or the Department of Human Services might have given us a heads up. Either way, when it came across my desk, I have to admit, I was not exactly enthused. Read More

August 27th, 2018

jmelingagio

Is the Urban Meyer Incident Descriptive of a State of Declining Organizational Culture?

THE Ohio State University – Urban Meyer – News Conference Provides Few Examples of Strong Public Relations Practices
As a football and athletics fan, I understand the reason why the Ohio State University Aug. 22 news conference suspending Urban Meyer was scripted in this manner. Read More

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February 13th, 2018

rweber

Shopping for Social Snake Oil

“When you have a lot of followers but not a lot of engagement, it looks weird. Instead of a good first impression, you are starting the business relationship communicating that you can’t attract a real following, so you’ve bought fakes to boost your social status.” – Oliver Talamayan via Forbes  Read More