5 Signs You Need a More Powerful Prospect Research Solution
Posted on 07-21-2018 by Lindsey Lambert

As a prospect researcher, your organization depends on your findings to inform fundraising efforts. But how do you know if your chosen prospect and donor research tool has everything you need and isn't leaving anything on the table? After all,... Read More

4 Media Monitoring Lessons for PR & Marketing Learned on the Global Soccer Field
Posted on 07-18-2018 by Vorheean

Vive la France! The last game is in the record books, and as the New York Times wrote, “France was the best team in the field this summer in Russia, a potent mix of greatness, grit and good fortune.” While ‘good fortune’ is never... Read More

Why Pharma & Biomed Companies’ Risk Analysis Processes are Due for a Check-Up
Posted on 07-18-2018 by Lisa Thompson

Just three years ago, Teva Pharmaceuticals, a drug-maker in Israel, disclosed to both the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice that an on-going internal probe had revealed possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt... Read More

Finding Donors Like A Pro- 5 Things You Haven’t Considered in Your Current Research Plan
Posted on 07-13-2018 by Lindsey Lambert

When it comes to finding new donors for your university or non-profit, it's important to look beyond your alumni and current donor base and dig deeper into your community, special interest groups, corporations and partnerships. But where do you start... Read More

FCPA Hangover: Whiskey Maker's $8M Settlement Puts Food & Drink Industry on Notice
Posted on 07-13-2018 by Lisa Thompson

The makers of Jim Beam whisky have paid $8 million to settle allegations of bribing government officials to enter the Indian market. The settlement is a timely reminder of the continued threat of FCPA enforcement action , and the particular risks posed... Read More

Update your Research Skills with these Tips
Posted on 07-12-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Today’s information age has created a common misconception about research: you can find anything you want easily because information is everywhere. The problem, however, is that ever-present information can actually make it more challenging to... Read More

What PR Super Powers Do You Need to Activate?
Posted on 06-28-2018 by Vorheean

Remember Batman? Not the dark, brooding Batman of our current decade, but the outrageously fun Adam West version featuring the POW-ZING dynamic duo of Batman and Robin. We were recently talking about superheroes (of the public relations variety), and... Read More

When a Patent is More than a Patent: Uncovering the Real Value of Targeted Content
Posted on 06-27-2018 by Korinne Bressler

It’s easy to take certain types of content at face value and quickly dismiss them as something that does not have direct implication for your organization. One example is patent content. Unless you’re focused on ensuring your R&D budgets... Read More

Build a powerful social purpose strategy with these 5 essential tips
Posted on 06-22-2018 by Vorheean

Social purpose is your brand's new best friend. Social Media Week shared the facts that prove the rise in purpose-driven brands , including growing consumer support of sustainable brands and increasing company investment in capital for social impact... Read More

5 Steps Non-Profits Can Take To Ensure A Successful Crowdfunding Campaign
Posted on 06-20-2018 by Lindsey Lambert

Crowdfunding is one of the biggest and most effective ways of raising money, with users turning to the platform in order to fund everything from business ventures to holidays to life-saving surgery. However, the rising popularity of crowdfunding as a... Read More

Cracks in Food Safety Programs Lead to ‘Eggstraordinary’ Recall
Posted on 06-13-2018 by Lisa Thompson

Two-hundred and seven million eggs were recalled on April 13th of this year—the largest such recall in the U.S. in nearly 10 years. By May, another 12 people from 9 states had fallen ill from the tainted eggs, bringing the total to 35 with 11 individuals... Read More

What can companies do to manage bribery and corruption risk better?
Posted on 06-12-2018 by Lisa Thompson

Kathryn Higgs is Director of Transparency International’s Business Integrity Program. Prior to that she was head of ethics and compliance at Tesco and chief compliance officer at Balfour Beatty. In an exclusive interview with LexisNexis, she says... Read More

Journalistic Excellence: Tips for Today’s Investigative Reporters
Posted on 06-12-2018 by Korinne Bressler

According to Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism along with the University of Oxford in a study of global online news consumers, more than half of all online users across the 36 countries interviewed (54 percent) say they use social media as... Read More

How Charities Can Maximize Micro-Donations
Posted on 06-07-2018 by Lindsey Lambert

Micro-donations are now one of the main pillars of modern fundraising, and were considered to be a major disruption to the nonprofit landscape when they started to become prominent. US presidential elections have seen micro-donations account for increasing... Read More

3 Keys to Understanding the Millennial Mindset on Real Estate
Posted on 06-07-2018 by Korinne Bressler

Millennials ... are you ready for them? Pew Research projects that by next year, Millennials will overtake Baby Boomers as the largest generation in the United States. What’s more, half of today’s homeowners are under the age of 36, based... Read More