Tag Archives: reputation
Posted on 06. Apr, 2011 by neilcrump.
Friday last week saw the publication of the PMCPA informal guidance for use of digital channels. It is straightforward and neat guidance which makes it clear what we have always known: have a clear distinction between information and promotion, and ensure your intent is good. The guidance gets a KISS* from me. The pioneer [...]
Posted on 28. Jun, 2010 by NW1er.
Aurora understands why pharma might hate social media. Our ‘We Hate Social Media’ YouTube campaign launches today and sets out to show how hatred can be overcome and why the mantra of ‘we hate social media’ should be consigned to the bin of old ideas. Aurora wants to help pharma folk find the love for [...]
Posted on 15. Jun, 2010 by NW1er.
The latest issue of Pharmaceutical Marketing (PM) is a social-media bumper-fest. Leading with an inspiring article from Alex Butler at Janssen-Cilag, it also features an enlightening piece from Terry Gault, a diabetes patient who actively engages with social media and discusses the value of community support. Aurora also features, discussing why those in our industry [...]
Posted on 11. Jun, 2010 by phaedrus.
British Petroleum (BP) is pumping $50 million into their campaign to rebuild their reputation in the aftermath of the recent oil spillage in the Gulf of Mexico. BP is using online methods, purchasing Google ad words, “oil” and “spill”, to direct as many internet browsers as possible to their website, which has been overhauled to [...]
Posted on 23. Jul, 2009 by Handbaglady.
GSK has become the latest focus of media and political scrutiny, scepticism and criticism this week; they stand accused of profiteering from the recent swine flu crisis. Yet again the pharmaceutical industry is painted as heartless and greedy, only thinking about profits and shareholders. The company’s half year update showed a big increase in demand [...]
Posted on 06. May, 2009 by NW1er.
It’s no surprise that mystery shopping journalists from publications such as the Sunday Telegraph and Daily Star Sunday have donned their anoraks with the launch of Alli and set forth to test pharmacies – the same was true when simvastatin 10 mg switched. I don’t object to this type of investigative journalism, because if something [...]
Posted on 01. Apr, 2009 by neilcrump.
I am writing this post from a busy internet café in a beautiful European capital city. The only thing is that I haven’t had a chance to see the city yet because as ever, I am working with my lovely client team at a congress, and in fact, the internet café is in the middle [...]