Why brand building and brand reputation management must go hand-in-hand

Many believe that public relations and marketing can be two different but complementary practices, but merging the two together builds a better brand. Communicators must use their power of story and persuasion across all channels to see brand reputation management as a brand building thruster. On the other hand, marketers must put a greater emphasis and sensibility into risk managing their campaigns and decisions. During his time at the Toronto Transit Commission, Brad Ross not only managed the organization’s reputation, but played an integral role in growing the brand and earning the trust of its customers. Tune in to hear Brad’s insights into reputation management during his days at the TTC and how transparency remains a key element in communications.