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The Best Podcasts According to the BIGteam

by Meghan Gabel

our team

The members of the BIGfish team are BIG fans of podcasts. We listen to them on our commutes to the office, at the gym or at the beach while enjoying our Summer Fridays (how lucky are we to have these perks?). Today, I went around the office and asked the BIGteam to weigh in on which podcasts are worth giving a listen. Whether you’re looking for a new podcast to start or have never even listened to a podcast before, look no further than here for suggestions on the most binge-worthy ones: 

How #Boycott is Affecting Brands

by Meghan Azralon

public relations social media

It’s become almost automatic to #boycott a brand when they do something we don’t agree with. Social media gives consumers the power to spread their disapproval of a brand’s recent actions to people across the world. Do these boycotts actually have an effect on brands? What can PR professionals do to prepare themselves for a #boycott? Let’s take a look at some examples while we brainstorm solutions to the #boycott movement. 

BIGnews in the Tech World – Independence Day Edition

by Chelsea Higgins

business public relations social media technology twitter

As we get ready for America’s 241st Birthday, what better way to prep for the four-day weekend then brushing up on the latest news in the tech world? So grab your swan float and your waterproof phone case; we’ve compiled the biggest stories in the tech world to talk about at any Independence Day celebration. 

The Science of Interest: What Makes Us Care

by Anna McGeady

marketing public relations

As PR professionals, we work tirelessly to craft stories reporters care about, attending to both the reporter’s personal interests, as well as the collective interests of their audience. But what is it that makes one reporter bite on a pitch while another decides to pass it up? What makes one reader rave about an article while another dismisses it as underwhelming? Let’s explore the science of interest to figure out exactly what it is that makes us care. 

Snap Inc. Introduces Snap Map

by Meghan Gabel

social media technology

Snap Inc. just raised the stakes in the battle to beat out Instagram (check out our most recent comparison of the two apps here). Today on the Snap blog, the company introduced its latest feature: Snap Map. Snap Map is exactly what it sounds like; you can now see your fellow Snappers’ locations in real-time and Stories from the most popular events near you. We’re breaking down what this new (potentially stalking) feature is and how to use it.