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3 Ways to be a Responsible Crisis Communicator

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By Rachel Peck As communicators, we have a responsibility to disseminate information responsibly, both internally and externally. With the constant stream of news, and “social media reporters,” it’s easy to get caught up in the panic that accompanies an overwhelming amount of negative information. However, both professionally and personally, it’s our duty as responsible PR professionals to take a step back, evaluate…

Crisis Communications: Webinars for PR Agencies

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By Rachel Peck The team here at Eclipse Media Group, like so many others, is settling in fully to remote working and practicing social distancing – due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In both our personal and professional lives, we are all in uncharted territory. How many of us have actionable plans in place in case of a global pandemic? However, as PR…

So You’re Traveling to a Trade Show

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By Rachel Peck Heading to a trade show or event? Whether you’re a seasoned attendee, or a new PR and marketing professional heading to your first event, you should take time to ensure you and your clients are as prepared as possible for a few very hectic days. From comfortable footwear to media briefings, here are EMG’s top trade show planning tips:…

Share the Love: Encouraging Employee Advocacy on Social Media

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Only two percent of employees reshare their employer’s updates on social media, according to LinkedIn. Those same employees have 10 times the social media following of their employer. Why is this important? As communications professionals, we’re often focused on our target audience, and while ultimately growing awareness and gaining conversions are the goals, are we ignoring additional channels within our own workforces?…

Why B2Bs Should Start an Instagram

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By Rachel Peck While many B2B businesses disregarded Instagram as being an irrelevant social media channel years ago, times have changed – as well as audience preferences. Starting an Instagram account might not have been applicable a few years ago, but data now shows B2Bs should consider leveraging the benefits of this social media platform.  In 2020, more than 70 percent of…

How To Stay Productive While Working from Home

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By Rachel Peck The last few years have seen a shift in workplace norms. Once an office only, cubicle friendly society, workspaces are beginning to look very different. Many employers are either offering designated “work from home” days, or only employ remote workers. Whether you’re experienced in maintaining a home office environment, or adjusting to this new perk, Eclipse Media Group has…

5 Tips for Starting a Blog

5 Tips for Starting a Blog

By Rachel Peck Many organizations still think blogging isn’t relevant or achievable for their business model, however that’s simply not true. Not only will a blog position you as a subject expert in your field, it’s an easy way to improve your search engine ranking and boost website visits. Blogs also provide useful evergreen content for your social media channels. With this…

Our 2020 New Year’s Resolutions

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With the new decade just days away, Eclipse Media Group put together a few of our resolutions for 2020. Beyond eating less takeout, exercising more or trying (and ultimately failing) to drink less caffeine – we’re hoping these small goals will help us start the year focused. We’re also keeping in mind that setting too many New Year’s resolutions, especially unattainable ones,…

2020 Marketing Trends to Watch

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By Rachel Peck We’re just two weeks away from 2020 and a new decade. A lot has changed in those ten years. In 2010, social media consisted of Facebook, Twitter and Youtube, while integrated marketing was just beginning to emerge. As PR and marketing professionals, we’re used to adapting to change – whether it be client-based or technology. As in year’s past,…

2019 Social Media Takeaways

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By Rachel Peck As 2019 draws to a close and we look back on the year, there are a few standout social media trends. Only seeming to grow stronger each year, social media was once a tool used to enhance a brand’s presence, however 2019 saw its importance further elevated. Social media, beyond Facebook and LinkedIn, are officially must-haves for every brand’s…