Women Worldwide with Deirdre Breakenridge

PR, marketing and reputation expert, Gini Dietrich, joins host Deirdre Breakenridge on Women Worldwide. Gini is the Chief Executive Officer of Arment Dietrich, a Chicago-based integrated marketing communications firm and the author of two books, Spin Sucks: Communication and Reputation Management in the Digital Age and Marketing in the Round: How to Develop an Integrated Marketing Campaign in the Digital Era.

On the show, Gini discusses how sex sells, analyzing the celebrity brand transformation of Miley Cyrus, who transitioned from wholesome, teen Disney star to sexy, twerking, wrecking ball music artist. With respect to companies, she shares the ways they can avoid the “spin” and hype and take a best practices approach to sharing good stories, "honestly, responsibly and authentically” to get their brands recognized. Gini also offers advice to listeners on the importance of building strong relationships and some tips for working with the media, knowing they may help you out when your reputation is on the line.

A little more about Gini Dietrich … Gini is the lead blogger at Spin Sucks, the award-winning PR and marketing blog. Spin Sucks delivers the latest trends, hottest topics, and some controversial analysis on events from the worlds of PR, Digital Marketing and Communication. Gini is also the co-host of Inside PR, a weekly podcast about communications and social media.

You can connect with Gini on LinkedIn and Twitter @GiniDietrich.


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