CommCore Blog and News

Social Media and Crisis Communications

The importance of rapid social media response during a crisis cannot be overstated. But simply responding quickly isn’t enough for a social media response to be effective; it requires planning. CommCore suggests that the social media component of any crisis communications plan includes the “3F” Rule: Be Fast, Factual, and Flexible. Read more

Five Tips to Prepare for a Presentation

Whether you’re preparing for a speech, presenting at an industry conference, or briefing a smaller group of co-workers or superiors, here are CommCore’s tips for nailing your next event;Presentation

  • Know your audience by assessing in advance what their needs are
  • State your goals and objectives up front
  • Make eye contact, and control your gestures and posture
  • Don’t clutter your PowerPoint with too many graphics
  • Listen carefully to your audience when they ask questions

Interested in presentation counsel? Read more

Healthcare Conference Tips and Takeaways

Annual medical meetings are where the biotech, pharmaceutical, and medical industries introduce groundbreaking research and techniques, early-stage companies try to secure funding, and new connections lead to business opportunities. With the first big conference, JP Morgan HealthCare Conference, come and gone it’s time to focus on how to shine at upcoming 2017 meetings:

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  • Set calendar reminders for weeks in advance to begin researching other companies that will be attending, and their products.
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Meet our Spring Semester Interns!


We welcome Melissa Gustafson and Max Nelson to our team from George Washington University! Read our interview below to learn more about them.

Three words you would use to describe yourself…

Melissa: Fun-loving, determined and mildly humorous (usually at my own expense)

Max: Articulate, passionate and playful

What are  you most passionate or inspired by…

Melissa: I’m most passionate about the people around me. Read more