The implosion of trust and what to do about it

For the last 17 years, Edelman, a global communications marketing firm, has published it’s Trust Barometer, an annual survey of more than 33,000 respondents from around the world that investigates the state of trust and credibility that exists between individuals and different types of organisations (government, media, business and NGOs). Earlier this month they published […]

Executives are customers too. So, why the perception gap on what influences brand, reputation and trust?

photo credit: hunter.gatherer A few days ago across at Marketing Pilgrim, Cynthia Boris wrote 70 Percent of Consumers Won’t Buy from a Company They Don’t Like. The source of the statement was from a new report from Weber Shandwick, a global PR agency, called “The Company behind the Brand: In Reputation We Trust.” According to […]

Skepticism is rife and trust is not easily won but your people can help

photo credit: opensourceway Earlier today Edelman, the global PR form, launched the results of it’s 2012 Trust Barometer. According to Edelman: “This year’s survey is bigger than ever before, with 30,000 people questioned in 25 countries. The Barometer reveals the state of Trust in business and institutions.” I’ve written about this survey before in Your […]