When Live TV Takes a Turn: Lessons Learned from BBC Dad

By now, I think it’s fairly safe to assume that most people reading this have seen the now famous Professor Robert Kelly BBC interview. From the moment the first child innocently bounces in, to the […]

Facebook Live: A Content Revolution

Content Marketing has gone through many iterations and evolutions in the digital age, but perhaps none as revolutionary as the one happening right now: Facebook Live is ushering in a new era, and changing the […]

Words Wisdom for Women Business Owners

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day has been celebrated for more than 100 years and this year its theme of #BeBoldForChange to help […]

4 Ways to Strengthen Your Pitching Skills

Whether you’re at a boutique agency, large firm or in-house, it’s likely that part of your job involves pitching media.

We’ve all been in situations where it’s been tough to get attention for clients, especially if […]

5 Ways to Remember Names at a Networking Event

We’ve all been there, especially communications folks. You’re at an important industry or networking event, you meet a ton of people and naturally, you exchange names and information.

Then, BOOM – your worst nightmare happens. You […]

The New High Cost of a Political Poker Face for Brands

“If you stand for nothing, Burr, what’ll you fall for?”

Alexander Hamilton asks his rival Aaron Burr that question throughout the Broadway smash “Hamilton.” It’s a sentiment that now seems to be shared by a growing number of […]

7 Reasons Why PR is the Most Rewarding Job

During my morning media monitoring not too long ago, I came across an article about the most/least stressful jobs in 2017.  Sure enough, my suspicion panned out – a public relations role made the top […]

How to Enhance Your Content for Tech-Dependent Media

It’s no secret that more people are getting their news through mobile devices, typically via apps or social networks. In fact, about 77 percent of Americans own a smartphone, according to a recent Pew Research […]

The Dollars and Sense Behind Consumer “Love”

Love is in the air, and the value of that love between consumers and their favorite brands is at the center of rbb Communications’ latest Breakout BrandsTM report.

As communications and marketing pros, we enjoy being […]

Crisis Communications, Then & Now: An Inside Look with Bruce Rubin

What I love about communications is the fact that we can play many different roles and wear many different hats every single day – some certainly more glamorous than others. One day we might be […]

Lessons from Super Bowl Ads to Make Your Marketing Memorable

We’re about to enjoy our favorite sport: Super Bowl Commercials!

Every year, brands pull out all the stops to get their message across to more than 100+ million TV viewers, as well as many more who […]

Should brand marketing continue during a national tragedy?

It seems that breaking news of active shooters is becoming more frequent. The coverage of the recent shooting at Fort Lauderdale International Airport presented a terrifying reality that dominated news cycles all day, with video […]

Hot Topics, Hot Takes

Across the blogosphere, cable news, talk radio and Twitterverse every day “hot takes” are handed out like hot cakes. In the PR industry, we understand that while keeping our finger on the pulse is important, […]

Proof that every customer has their price

The fourth annual Breakout BrandsTM survey* by rbb Communications found it would take more than $220,000 to bribe customers away from their favorite product. For 43 percent of American consumers surveyed, no amount of money […]

Achieving Excellence, Not Perfection

When is good, good enough? How can you balance work and life so neither suffers? According to rbb Communications CEO Christine Barney, you can’t. Recently, Barney was presented with the PRSA Miami 2016 Bill Adams […]