Campaign/Issue ManagementPublic Affairs
November 7, 2019

How Facebook and Twitter are Changing Political Advertising

Facebook and Twitter recently made changes that will impact political advertisements and campaigns.   Twitter Bans Paid Political Ads Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced Oct. 30 that the social media platform would ban paid political ads, citing that political reach should be earned, rather than bought. Paid ads are vital to political campaigns. With Twitter’s decision, candidates – and supporters…
Crisis ManagementMedia RelationsPublic Affairs
October 31, 2019

4 Tricks to Avoid a PR Scare

Crisis can strike at any time, but businesses and organizations can take precautions to avoid a potentially frightening PR situation.   Plan for Everything  Crises can destroy a business’ reputation – particularly if the business is blindsided and unprepared. Having a crisis communications plan can limit the effects of the situation and protect your reputation. All crisis situations are different,…
Public Affairs
October 24, 2019

4 Communications Tips You Can Learn from Political Campaigns

Political campaigns can be a source of communication ideas for businesses and organizations looking to tell their story.   Make It Personal To secure votes, politicians must foster a personal connection with potential voters. They accomplish this by sharing information about themselves, interacting directly with the audience, and fostering relationships. Voters appreciate a candidate they can sympathize with and relate…
Crisis ManagementMedia RelationsPublic Affairs
September 25, 2019

3 Communications Mistakes Your Business Should Avoid in Crisis

Mistakes in communications are never ideal, but can be more detrimental during a crisis.   Take Your Time When facing a crisis, a business or organization should respond in a timely manner. Waiting to address the situation could be harmful, leading your audience to believe you’re hiding something. To ensure a quick response, plan for crisis situations ahead of time.…
Campaign/Issue ManagementCrisis ManagementNewsPublic Affairs
September 23, 2019

Sinclair Public Affairs Adds Expertise to Growing Company

Raleigh, N.C. – Sinclair Public Affairs announced its first strategic alliance that will build on expertise by providing a layer of industry experience to clients - particularly in the government affairs and public policy sectors. Anna Roberts joins the Sinclair team with more than 15 years of experience in public relations - specializing in government relations and communications. Her broad…
BrandingCampaign/Issue ManagementMedia RelationsPublic Affairs
September 18, 2019

Why You Need to Monitor Media Coverage

Monitoring your business' media coverage is a vital step in controlling the narrative.   Measure Your Impact When you monitor media coverage, you can view how many outlets are covering your story, and how many readers those outlets are reaching. You can see all stories and coverage, whether it’s in print, online, on a blog, or social media. If you’re…