WVU Marketing Communications Today
Why Most SEO Initiatives Fail and How to Get Marketing and Web Dev Teams on the Same Page

Why Most SEO Initiatives Fail and How to Get Marketing and Web Dev Teams on the Same Page

June 19, 2019

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Today’s guest on WVU Marketing Communications Today is Laurie Beasley, co-founder, and president of Beasley Direct and Online Marketing, Inc. She and host, Cyndi Greenglass, will be discussing search engine optimization (SEO) best practices and challenges, including what prompts an SEO audit. After the break, they will dive deeper into Google rankings and what web development teams need to know to get it right, as well as the new requirement for newly registered domains to have mobile-first designed pages. 

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Social Media for Social Change

Social Media for Social Change

June 11, 2019

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Today’s guest on WVU Marketing Communications Today is Kelly Ann Collins, CEO, and founder of Vult Lab, a digital marketing agency that focuses on social media management for companies, orgs and thought leaders -- and campaigns for social good. She and host, Michael Lynch, will be diving into cause marketing for corporations, the issues nonprofits currently face, and how to use influencers to expand reach.

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The Heart. The Craft. The Journey.

The Heart. The Craft. The Journey.

June 5, 2019

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Today’s guest on WVU Marketing Communications Today is John Auge, creative director and co-owner of Auge+Gray+Drake Collective Works. He and host, Michael Lynch, will be diving into the creative industry, discussing the changes to the profession, the creative approach, as well as the exciting opportunities for people in the industry. Auge will share his insights and experiences on key projects he has worked on including the Dulles and Reagan National Airport branding, WVU logotype brand development and the West Virginia 150th Celebration event graphic.

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Public relations, with journalists, supports the First Amendment

Public relations, with journalists, supports the First Amendment

May 29, 2019

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Today’s guest on WVU Marketing Communications Today is Frank Marra. He and host, Matthew Cummings will be discussing the current state of the public relations field and the biggest challenges practitioners are facing, including ethics, legal issues, and crisis management. After the break, they will dive deeper into diversity in public relations, as well as how practitioners are now receiving the strategy and business expertise they need to be successful in the changing industry.

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Marketing & Issue Advocacy: Leveraging Your Stakeholders on Policy Issues

Marketing & Issue Advocacy: Leveraging Your Stakeholders on Policy Issues

May 22, 2019

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Today's guest on WVU Marketing Comm Today is Chazz Clevinger. He and host, Matthew Cummings will be discussing public policy issues and risks when involving company stakeholders, as well as the challenges when you involve stakeholders in public policy related marketing campaigns. After the break, they'll dive deeper into how marketing professionals work with their colleagues in public affairs or government relations to execute campaigns that achieve measurable impact in terms of customer engagement on policy issues, while also boosting brand loyalty. 

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PR and Data: How to Use Data to Define and Refine Your Strategy

PR and Data: How to Use Data to Define and Refine Your Strategy

May 15, 2019

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There is a saying amongst PR practitioners that all coverage is good coverage. That may have been true when media outlets could be counted on one’s two hands but today, if you aren’t reaching the right audience with the right message at the right time, you might as well be yelling into the Grand Canyon. 

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