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This Christmas, Rowland is gifting Elfies

December 14, 2016

Sitting around the boardroom table, our creative and marketing teams were brainstorming the annual Rowland Christmas message. “Are we sending out a Christmas card this year?” “I guess we’ll do another eCard.” “Can’t we do something fun?” Thus – the Rowland Elfie Builder was born. We have used our digital and design expertise to enable… Read More

Showcase your company with new LinkedIn updates

December 7, 2016 – By FleishmanHillard Canada

Do you manage your organisation’s LinkedIn company page? You might have noticed an option to access the new admin experience and thought: “what’s that all about?” Whilst the new admin experience is not yet available to all LinkedIn users, our friends from FleishmanHillard Canada have broken down the new features and offer some valuable advice on… Read More

Rowland wins prestigious PublicAffairs Asia Gold Standard Award

December 5, 2016

Our most successful campaign this year has been recognised yet again – this time at the prestigious PublicAffairs Asia Gold Standard Awards 2016. Our strategic communication work  for Kina Securities‘ acquisition of Maybank PNG and listing on the Australian and Port Moresby Stock Exchanges won the stakeholder engagement category, and was shortlisted in the financial communications category…. Read More

Playing the communication Trump card

November 29, 2016

It was an unconventional US election to say the least and it ended in a result that surprised many. While the world uses the next 53 days to unpack what the future looks like under a Trump administration, we’re using this time to reflect on the campaign that was and what we’ve learned as communicators…. Read More

Six tips for rebuilding your corporate reputation after a crisis strikes

November 4, 2016 – By Bruce Ruddy

There is nothing more important than reputation for a company. In the digital age, bad news travels faster than ever and corporate reputations can be destroyed in the click of a mouse. Legendary investor Warren Buffett says it takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. And we need to… Read More

The digital news revolution revealed

November 2, 2016 – By Peter Meikle, FleishmanHillard

The head of news for FleishmanHillard Fishburn in London shares his thoughts on the trends shaping public relations and communication in the digital age. Hosting a session on news in the digital age recently at London’s high-profile Social Media Week, I was delighted to get three of the UK’s leading lights in digital newsgathering to… Read More

Where to for SEQ?

October 28, 2016 – By David Everton

Summer is coming, along with the usual internal monologue: “Perhaps I shouldn’t have had that piece of cake, slice of pizza or second bottle of wine.” Ok, hopefully not the last one. When it comes time to shape ourselves up for summer and rock that beach body, aspirational thoughts help. Significant behavioural change and effort… Read More

Obituaries are not opportunities

October 27, 2016 – By Mallory Tucker, FleishmanHillard

‘Newsjacking’ is not a new phenomenon and has been a part of campaign strategy as long as communication has been a business function. Social media has made this tactic easier than ever before. But handling it the wrong way can have impacts on reputation and can easily backfire. What happened: Sex symbol and music icon Prince… Read More

Is your business resilient? Ask yourself these 5 questions

October 26, 2016 – By Melissa Kaplan, Director of Digital and Innovation

Meteorologists have predicted a highly active storm season in Queensland for 2016/2017 with increased risk of damaging thunderstorms, rain, and cyclones. In a Deloitte report published in 2015 from the Australian Business Roundtable for Disaster Resilience and Safer Communities, it stated that the total costs of disasters will rise to an average of $33 billion… Read More

Political Update: The state of politics in Queensland

October 25, 2016

What does the current political state of Queensland mean for your business? Attend our FREE seminar with Rowland’s Strategic Advisor Hon. John Mickel and learn what the next 12 months holds for Queensland politics. Numbers are limited to 15 guests per session so please book at your earliest convenience. Click here to book your place… Read More