110: How Causes Can Inject Themselves Into Breaking News and Get Noticed
Today on Cause Talk Radio, Megan and Joe talk to Ken Ungar, Founder & President of U/S Sports Advisors. Ken is a "newsjacking" expert and author of the book Ahead of the Game: What Every Athlete Needs to Know About Sports Business.
Newsjacking, which Ken defines as When a brand takes advantage of a popular story or topic and inserts itself in the news cycle, is becoming an increasingly popular tactic for companies that want to ride the wave of someone else's popularity.
But can newsjacking work for nonprofits and causes?