Archive: January 2013

The Dreaded Plaque Talk Sparks Facebook Engagement

January 31st, 2013 by

Editor’s Note: This post is part of a series of weekly posts that highlight interesting examples of brands using imagery to their content marketing advantage. Read on for this week’s example and analysis from Jessica Gioglio. Have you had the plaque talk with your kids yet? Though not the type of content one expects to see […]

The Dreaded Plaque Talk Sparks Facebook Engagement is a post from: Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy

 

Most Undervalued PR Skill (According to You)  

January 31st, 2013 by

Despite the dramatic changes about PR in the last few years, people are still in the dark about the versatility of communications execs.

How Much the Most Reputable Companies Spend on CSR

January 31st, 2013 by

According to data from the Reputation Institute, the top 10 most "reputable companies" are putting their money where their mouth is and meeting the public’s desire for CSR.

Poll: Have We Entered the Post-‘Client’ Age? 

January 31st, 2013 by

Do you agree or disagree that PR and marketing agencies would benefit by eliminating the term "client" from their vernacular?

5 PR Tips to Help Your Small Business Thrive

January 31st, 2013 by

Smart PR is more than just getting "ink," says Carrie Fox. It’s about using communications to help you achieve your true business objectives.

Boy Scouts Gay Policy Reversal-Read the Fine Print

January 30th, 2013 by

The announcement this week by the Boy Scouts of America that it was considering reversing its policy of not allowing gays to join its ranks was front-page news. After all, the organization has fought tooth and nail—going all the way to the Supreme Co…

Swing and a Miss: MLB’s Response to A-Rod PED Revelations is Tepid at Best

January 30th, 2013 by

The story that Rodriguez and other athletes received illegal substances from a Miami clinic also brings to the forefront the importance of vetting celebrity/athlete spokespersons.

Road to Effective PR Writing Need Not Be So Bumpy

January 30th, 2013 by

Despite the proliferation of social channels, there are some elements of writing that won’t soon go out of style.

Digitally Satisfied Shoppers Likely to Purchase More

January 30th, 2013 by

80% of shoppers are digitally engaged with brands in some way, but the stronger the connection, the greater the impact on public opinion and potential sales of a brand.

Yahoo CEO Mayer Enjoys Extended Honeymoon with the Media

January 30th, 2013 by

So far, the positioning of Marissa Mayer has been textbook public relations, yet all honeymoons do come to an end.