The Vandiver Group’s Top Five PR Moments of 2017 (Part 1 of 2)

The Vandiver Group’s Best PR Moments of 2017: Part One By TVG Staff Since we’ve entered 2018, we thought it would be fun to list out our favorite PR moments of 2017. Some of these moments are bona fide PR crises, some of them are marketing campaigns, and some are social movements. Some had a Read More

What in the World are We Gonna Do with 280 Characters?

Are 280 Characters Too Many? By Heather Murdick and Andrew Woodcock If someone asked me what I think about when someone mentions Twitter, I know what I’d say: Trump tweets, controversy over fake accounts, and 140 characters. Well, as many of you already know, one of those things has changed in the last week. On Read More

Cause Marketing is Important to Millennials, Too

Cause Marketing & Millenials By Madeleine Smith The term “cause marketing” was coined in the 1970’s. However, it’s increasingly important today for companies to support a cause or sponsor a charity. If you want proof that cause marketing is on the rise, it’s in the numbers. Engageforgood.com tracks several consumer studies, all of which support the Read More

Why a PR Pro Should Help You with Presentation Skills

Why a PR Pro Should Help You with Presentation Skills By Laura Vandiver, TVG VP of Research & Strategic Insight We’ve all been there. Your palms are sweaty, your mouth is dry. It’s that awkward moment before you begin a big presentation. Public speaking or making a presentation—whether to a large group or small—is consistently Read More

Giving Tuesday is the New Black (Friday)

Giving Tuesday is the New Black (Friday) By Melissa Breer, TVG Account Executive For the past several years, Black Friday sales have been starting earlier, with many stores offering sales days before Thanksgiving and stores now opening on Thanksgiving. Giving Tuesday is the New Black (Friday) November 14th, 2017Heather James