“Trust is earned, respect is given, and loyalty is demonstrated” is the first half of a quote by Ziad Abdelnour, Lebanese-born American financier. For many brands, customer loyalty can make a tremendous difference is how and whether that person’s friends and family follow the lead. But a survey in late 2019 by global marketing agency […]
5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian - News, Info, Gossip and More
Ronn Torossian is a busy man. He is the founder and CEO of 5WPR – one of the 20 largest independently owned PR firms in America. His firm grows quickly, and is one of the most diverse nationwide, consistently garnering tremendous results across a number of practice areas for his clients.
He also runs a family charitable foundation supporting global causes – focused on community, education, and healthcare – the foundation was formed as a way to honor his mother and the values she taught him. Ronn is an avid reader as well as writer, having penned a best-selling PR book “For Immediate Release.”
Torossian is a high-profile executive, regularly appearing in the national media as a voice of the PR industry, including regular appearances on Fox News, Bloomberg and other media outlets. He’s a born-and-bred New Yorker, something he sees as an advantage as New York remains the center of the media world – certainly relevant in the PR industry.
It’s been a tense last couple of weeks for one of the nation’s largest evangelical colleges, Liberty University. The president, Jerry Falwell, Jr., initially resigned, then, according to him, ‘never really resigned.’ Then, later in the week, he resigned (again), this time personally and, apparently, officially. The resignation comes as the embattled former university head […]
New research indicates that the vast majority of the time people spend on their smartphone is used connected to the internet. It’s estimated that US adults on average spend 4 hours on mobile internet and, of that time, 88% is on apps. Furthermore, the latter percentage continues to grow with each passing year. In 2020 […]
To any NFL team, gathering as much information about the competition is essential to winning. The six-time Super Bowl New England Patriots got caught videotaping signals of New York Jets’ coaches during a 2007 game in an incident dubbed Spygate, which resulted in fines and sanctions. The Pats were caught again in December for videotaping […]
Until recently, TikTok had been the bright social media star but recent talk about banning the platform in the U.S. has dimmed it. Google bought YouTube in 2006, it has grown to become especially valuable to marketers who need time to demonstrate and show longer how-to programs. TikTok, on the other hand, is popular for […]
With the global pandemic and everyone stuck in their homes, Twitter reported another quarter of record user growth of 186 million daily users. This is a 34% increase compared to the same quarter last year, and also the largest year-over-year jump in growth ever since the platform first started reporting this metric back in 2016. […]
Maximizing every asset available to get the most out of a marketing or digital PR campaign is the wish for all CMOs. The reality is that not every wish is granted because of inadequacies or failures in the strategic plan. Time and cost also play roles, and converting visitors to a brand’s website to become […]
Technology is always growing and shifting due to advances and changes in consumer demand. Now, with vastly more people staying at home, both for work and in their free time, technology is shifting to meet current demands, and some industry watchers believe these trends could signal a long-term sea change for many different industries. At […]
In the distant past, public relations and lawyers couldn’t exist in the same sentence. However, during the ‘80s, rules and regulations were relaxed and, for the first time, lawyers could advertise themselves and their services. The further deregulation in the later decades allowed more careers to open up in the space that was being created. […]
In the list of words some people in the public eye just can’t say, no matter the context, the N-word probably tops the list. By now, nearly everyone understands the potential career consequences of a celebrity uttering that term in public, no matter what their reasons may be. Many fans see the headline, and they […]