Archive: April 2013

How To Be Culturally Ready for Social

April 29th, 2013 by

Every day we are reminded of how digital communications platforms, including social networks, have changed how people interact with each other and how they expect companies to interact with them.

5 Ways For PR Pros to Gauge Social Media ROI

April 29th, 2013 by

When we talk about the return on investment for social media, PR executives and their marketing counterparts are grappling with the same question.

Measurement Hall of Fame Inductees’ PR Tracking Insights: Q&A With the Experts

April 29th, 2013 by

Contrary to conventional wisdom, PR measurement should inspire (rather than thwart) creativity.

Video: How To Create In-House Social Media Celebrities

April 26th, 2013 by

Nicole Yelland, director of marketing and communications at Livio, discusses humanizing brands.

Video: How Pinterest Became Akin to Fantasy Football for Women

April 26th, 2013 by

Pinterest, says Erica Campbell Byrum, director of social media for Homes.com, is like fantasy football for women.

U.S. Brands Questioned in Bangladesh Factory Collapse

April 26th, 2013 by

Traditional media and social media alike were churning this morning with reports and commentary on the collapse Wednesday of an eight-story garment factory building in Savar, a suburb of the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka. And… Continued

Questions All PR People Must Be Asking

April 26th, 2013 by

Oscar Wilde once said that the “question often arrives a terribly long time after the answer.”  For sure, asking the right questions early and often is the answer to a lot of problems we face as communicators.  Inundated with projects, challenges…

Video: Creating Your Social Media Toolbox

April 25th, 2013 by

Adrianna Giuliani, SVP, creative & strategic planner, DeVries, discusses the tools necessary to manage a brand’s social media presence across so many social platforms.

Video: How to Create an Authentic Presence on Twitter

April 25th, 2013 by

Douglas Brundage, chief digital strategist for Gansevoort Hotel Group, says that it’s critical to follow and engage with those make sense for your brand—not necessarily just those that have the most reach.

Damaged George W. Bush Brand Makes a Comeback

April 25th, 2013 by

Damaged brands can learn a thing or two from the reversal in George W. Bush’s approval ratings.