Author Archives: Meggan Manson

May. 07

The Rise of Video – Benefits of Face-to-Face Time

The democratization of video has arrived at Young & Associates. While we’ve been operating in a virtual environment for nearly 10 years, it has only been in the past year that we’ve really started to leverage the power of internal … Continue reading

Posted by ::

Mar. 04

Clever PR: Online Petition for Springing Forward a Day Earlier

Daylight Savings Time starts this weekend. With young kids at home, my husband and I try to adjust the kids’ bedtimes a few days in advance of time changes so our bedtime and morning wakeup schedules aren’t too thrown off … Continue reading

Posted by ::

Nov. 24

Media Timing Among Election, Storms and Holidays

The past few weeks have been a media whirlwind – not only the 24/7 election coverage but two major storms battered the Northeast – including the media capital of New York City ­– within 10 days. October through the first … Continue reading

Posted by ::

Aug. 31

Looking for Validation in Media Relations

We’ve been interviewing to add a new professional to the Y&A team (hooray) and one of our go-to interview questions is how do you get around the challenge of promoting a client whose own clients won’t talk to the media. … Continue reading

Posted by ::

Jun. 26

Analyst Relations: What’s in it for vendors?

While some technology executives are skeptical of analyst firms because of their hefty price tags, analyst relations is a critical element of most technology vendors’ thought leadership and PR programs. Tech industry analysts ranging from Gartner to Forrester to Aberdeen … Continue reading

Posted by ::

May. 14

5 Tips to Maximize Media Coverage Mileage

A primary goal of any PR program is securing media coverage. Having a news outlet write about your company, quote your executives or use your client case study as an illustration of an industry best practice is an unbiased validation … Continue reading

Posted by ::

Feb. 16

Thought Leadership – Playing Outside Your Comfort Zone

One of the primary goals of a strong public relations program is to increase the organization’s marketplace visibility and credibility. In almost all cases, that includes thought leadership and helping establish company executives as experts on relevant subjects through media … Continue reading

Posted by ::

Dec. 21

A PR Partner Wish List

The holiday rush is in full swing and there certainly is no shortage of new tools, tips and resources to help consumers make good purchase decisions and maximize their holiday shopping budget. So in the name of shopping and saving … Continue reading

Posted by ::

Nov. 22

Ingredients for a Successful PR Product Launch

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, as I double check my menu, grocery list and turkey cook times, let’s talk about the ingredients for a successful PR product launch. Product launches are not a one-way ticket to media fame. The key … Continue reading

Posted by ::

PAGE 3 of 5   ::« First...2345