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This week on Inside PR Terry Fallis and David Jones continue to discuss the coverage of the current economic situation and how it relates to PR and media in Canada.
00:26 Dave opens the show.
01:56 Terry mentions the WKRP episode that featured the Thanksgiving “Turkey Drop”.
03:35 Dave mentions that the comment line for Inside PR is no longer being used. However if you would like to leave a comment you can record one and send it into email@example.com.
04:10 Dave introduces the show topic: The coverage of the current economic situation and how it relates to PR and media in Canada.
07:10 Dave mentions that bigger PR agencies such as Hill & Knowlton, Edelman, Weber Shandwick and Burson-Marsteller are better equipped to handle economic downturns.
08:25 Terry talks about the importance of having a balance of clients in agencies.
09:00 Terry mentions that start-up companies are a little more anxious in these times.
09:33 Terry mentions a blog post on this by Todd Defren of the PR Squared blog.
12:52 Terry reads a line from Todd’s post, quoted from an article in the Harvard Business Review.
17:02 Terry mentions other things agencies can do in the current economic situation: No big investments, but continued marketing efforts.
23:19 Dave mentions the importance of putting your agency on the digital map, now, if possible.
29:08 Terry closes the show.
Our theme music is Streetwalker by Cjacks and is courtesy of the Podsafe Music Network; Roger Dey is our announcer.
This week’s episode was produced by Janna Guberman.