Archive: May 2008

Did You Know?

May 26th, 2008 by

Seven Things You Will Learn In This Week’s Issue Of PR News 1. In today’s business environment, employee training is an investment, not a cost. 2. Pitch unexpected media outlets by identifying shared interests between… Continued

Breaking Up Is Hard to Do: Severing Ties When a Corporate Partnership Goes Awry

May 26th, 2008 by

As with personal unions that dissolve due to irreconcilable differences, a permanent, official breaking off of relations is usually the only recourse when a corporate partnership with a cause or charity turns out to be… Continued

Zuckerman Gives Keynote Address at PRSA-Big Apple Awards; Predicts Further Economic Woes

May 23rd, 2008 by

Thoughts of the dire economy and the housing market crisis weighed heavily on Mort Zuckerman’s mind as he delivered the keynote speech at last night’s 2008 PRSA-Big Apple Awards held in the Rainbow Room. With… Continued

Multimedia Strategies for Independent Publishers

May 21st, 2008 by

According to Don Nicholas, internet marketing consultant and managing partner, Mequoda Group, LLC, indepdendent publishers don’t need to stray too far from their larger counterparts’ multimedia publishing strategies. For over fourteen years Nicholas has helped… Continued

10 Tips for Launching a Solid Podcast

May 21st, 2008 by

Campaign studies by Podtrac and TNS found that podcast advertising is three times as effective as “traditional” online advertising, and seven times more so than TV ads. What’s more, in 2007, podcasts served 18.5 million… Continued

Americans Misunderstand Environmental Marketing Catchwords, says Study

May 21st, 2008 by

According to the 2008 Green Gap Survey conducted by conducted by Cone LLC and The Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship, Americans misunderstand key phrases commonly used in environmental marketing and advertising. As a result,… Continued

AIG Unveils 2007 Corporate Responsibility Report

May 20th, 2008 by

American International Group, Inc. (AIG) has just released its second report on corporate responsibility, "Putting our Strength Behind Sustainability", which focuses on long-term sustainability and illustrates how AIG’s Vision and Values guide the company’s approach… Continued

Microsoft Wants Yahoo’s Search

May 20th, 2008 by

After failing to acquire the company over the past several months, Microsoft Corp. has proposed to buy Yahoo Inc’s search business and take a minority stake in the Web pioneer, stopping short of a full-out… Continued

New Mobile Application Makes Mall Shopping a Breeze

May 20th, 2008 by

It’s no secret that the mobile platform works best for news, information, directions and, of course, retail. In today’s Media Post blog, Min Digital Media Editor Steve Smith asks us to imagine the world of… Continued

Cause Marketing: Understand What You’re Doing

May 19th, 2008 by

When you’re conceptualizing or implementing a cause marketing campaign, it’s important to understand what type of campaign it is. This is key to giving it context and insight on how you will position the program… Continued