Three Tips for Pitching During the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people are doing business across the board. Public relations and media relations have been impacted in major ways, too: For example, many journalists now work from home. Arguably, this should make all of us more accessible and easier to reach, but we’ve found the opposite is true: Office phones are now auto forwarded...

Did You Pivot Your Event Strategy?

Did You Pivot Your Event Strategy?

In the last 4 months how many times have you said or heard the word PIVOT when talking about a conference or convention?  And how many times did the image of Ross Gellar and a couch pop up in your mind?  Lately I’ve gotten used to running full steam ahead on a project only to abruptly stop … and pivot. ...

Marketing in a Downturn

Be Positive and Pivot These are certainly unprecedented times. Nothing that I’ve ever seen before in 28 years of business. We started Willow in the 1992 Recession, and we lived through it. We managed through the downturn in the early 2000’s. And we successfully navigated the 2008 recession. Is what we’re experiencing today any different?   Well of course it is....

Four Tips for Communicating During the COVID-19 Crisis

Communications in the time of COVID-19 is an unprecedented landscape. Brands and organizations are struggling to determine what value-added content they should share — and what will only add to the noise. Associations face some unique challenges in continuing to provide member services in the midst of a pandemic. To help, here are four tips to guide your communications during...

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Create A Winning Hourly Employee Recruiting Strategy

Hourly Employee Recruitment Marketing Is Hot Think recruiting hourly employees is only a topic for your HR department? Think again. It’s become a hot topic in marketing circles with articles and blog posts like Recruiting Ideas for Hourly Employees and The Best Recruiting Strategies For Sourcing and Hiring Hourly Employees. Low unemployment rates have made it a challenge for companies...