brands

October 24, 2013 #CommsChat on social business

Building a truly social business takes a defined focus on objectives, a thorough strategy and a lot of flexibility, among other things. This week, #CommsChat will be joined by Jay Cooper, COO of Bloom (@jaycoopertweets), who will discuss the perils of social, how to become a social business and social strategy. Topics include: What common strategic and […]

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October 21, 2013 #CommsChat on sustainability

Next month marks the event of the year for sustainability communicators in London, the Sustainable Brands conference. Joining us on #CommsChat will be Dimitar Vlahov, director of content development for @sustainbrands. Some topics we’ll cover are; What role does sustainability play in brand value? How can sustainability foster innovation and product development? Can a brand […]

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October 15, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on brand packaging

Last week we were joined by guests Barbra Wright (@woodandwarrior) and Hamish Campbell (@pearlfisherlive) who discussed the implications of packaging trademarks, design and brand in the food and beverages sector. The compelling discussion looked at everything from brand awareness and reputation to the changes in own-brand supermarket packaging. Take a look at the highlights below: […]

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September 17, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on branding in financial services

Last week on #CommsChat, we were joined by @industry_brand and @livinggroup. We discussed the Lloyds/TSB split and the ways in which branding functions within the financial services sector. Some of the highlighted tweets are below:   @Industry_brand Isn’t this the opportunity for brand and service to be the point of difference? @livinggroup Arguably C&G was a true […]

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September 12, 2013 #CommsChat on branding and financial services

This week, we’ll be joined by @industry_brand from Industry and Duncan from Living Group (@livinggroup) to chat about the implications of the Lloyds/TSB split on brand, customer relations and the future of financial services. This should be a great opportunity to discuss a specific branding case study and a multifaceted, complex sector, a #CommsChat not […]

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September 9, 2013 #CommsChat on Digital Impact Awards

Communicate magazine has announced its 2013 Digital Impact Awards shortlist. Tonight on #CommsChat, we’ll be joined by some of the shortlisted companies who will discuss the latest in digital communications. Topics include: How have mobile technology and apps changed digital comms? What role does or can video play in communicating with stakeholders or employees? How […]

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August 20, 2013 Transcript of this week’s #commschat on brand crises and reputation

Last night we discussed the issues facing brands who have suffered serious crises or continue to be involved in scandals. We had a huge number of tweetchat responses to our queries, with contributors discussing brand crisis, the qualities a brand needs to recover, damaged reputation and the importance of internal as well as external comms. […]

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July 23, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on #royalbaby

Last week’s chat was an eventful one as #commschat was taking place when the official #royalbaby announcement came through. The hour focused on royal comms and the impact of large-scale events on the news cycle. Take a look at some of the highlights of the hour, you know, before the world was told that it’s […]

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June 25, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on video content

Last week’s chat examined the importance of video to brand communications and the use of different social video tools. Some highlighted tweets: @ncardwell Photos convey an end result, videos can show a process. I think this can add to integrity of brand communications? @jarrodwilliams the question should really be, does vine have longevity? video content is essential, […]

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June 24, 2013 #CommsChat on online video content

Last week, Facebook announced that Instagram would feature a new video platform to enable the sharing of 15-second clips. Some may see this as a counter to Twitter’s Vine, others as the gradual take up of video content by social sites, still more as an attempt to monetise the behemoth photo-sharing site. Tonight on #CommsChat […]

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