6 Steps To Creating A Winning Social Media Strategy

To create a winning social media strategy, it is important to consider the audience, goals and outcomes. Katie Creaser, Vice President at Affect, shares key tips to consider.

A How-To PR Guide for Navigating RSA

The internationally renowned RSA Conference is considered the world’s largest information security event, attracting nearly 30,000 attendees every year and featuring everyone from major industry players to startups. The content that comes out of RSA is more valuable and attainable than ever before, given today’s evolving cyber threat landscape in our digitally connected world. This… Continue reading

Five Steps to Spring Clean Your Marketing Plan

It’s mid-April. The sun is shining, the air is warmer – it’s time for iced coffee, lighter jackets and a good airing out of the home and office after being cooped up all winter. It’s also a good time to take a look at your marketing plan to see how it’s going so far in… Continue reading

5 Questions To Answer Before Building a Social Program

Before integrating social media into your communications strategy, there are important questions to ask and requirements to consider. In this video, Steven Melfi, Account Director at Affect, shares 5 key questions to answer prior to starting a social program.

Can PR’s Impact Actually Be Measured?

Melissa Baratta, Vice President at Affect, dispels the myth that PR can’t be measured. In fact, it can be measured the same way as marketing programs by utilizing such tools as Google Analytics and social media tracking.

Facebook Ventures Into Video Sharing – YouTube Beware?

Earlier this week during Facebook’s developer conference, F8, the social media platform unveiled its latest products, developer tools and announcements. It was a lot to take in – announcements spanned from spherical video to the platform’s new ad exchange, LiveRail. One thing is very clear, Facebook continues to move quickly and find new ways to generate profit while engaging its… Continue reading

How to Reach the Family “Chief Medical Officer”: 3 Takeaways from the Women’s Healthcare Innovation and Leadership Showcase

This week I had the privilege of attending the HBA’s second Women’s Healthcare Innovation and Leadership Showcase, which featured a number of industry leaders and practitioners focusing on how to chart the future of women’s healthcare. Women represent an important target market for healthcare companies since they are considered the CEOs/CMOs of the family unit; they… Continue reading

Tips to Generate Business on LinkedIn

Keeping up to date on LinkedIn helps to facilitate networking and generating new business. Katie Creaser, Vice President at Affect, shares key tips for professionals to stand out on this essential social media platform.

Helping the Homeless Feels Selfish

A few weeks ago we issued a press release about how companies can be more profitable by giving time and money away to charity. In a few weeks, we’ll have the distinct pleasure of hosting a carnival for children and their families at the Jennie A. Clarke residence, a homeless shelter, in Harlem, for the… Continue reading

Making the Case for “People” Storytelling

To this day, one of my favorite things about PR is storytelling. Broadly-speaking, most clients I’ve worked with in the B2B space have wanted to focus on the “core” storylines for PR—the technology or services they offer, challenges/opportunities for their customers, competitive differentiators and more. And why wouldn’t they? The reasons are obvious. But lately,… Continue reading