For Calvin Stowell, director of digital and content at DoSomething.org, the website focusing on younger people and social change has all the tools to construct a successful digital team. The trick is to make sure there is a sense of camaraderie among the team members.
Archive: September 2013
Earned and owned media no longer work in a vacuum. Sure, we’re PR pros who can get product placement in the right media and demonstrate our social media mastery to spark attention about our message. But, in reality, our network can only extend so far.
When I started out in journalism—in daily newspapers—every so often you’d have a colleague opt out of the reporter’s life and move into PR instead. It always seemed like a loss, because some of those colleagues were the most capable among us. But journalism’s loss was PR’s gain. Today, in 2013, that’s perhaps more true […]
Social Media Shaping Up As Best Contact Channel; US Playing Catch Up With Emerging Countries on Mobile PR Employment LevelsSeptember 16th, 2013 by PR News
About 80% of consumers who recently contacted a brand through social media received feedback within 12 hours, according to a recent eDigitalResearch study.
Case Study: Nikon 1 Uses Celebrities and Consumers in a Facebook Photo-Sharing Campaign Designed to Expand its MarketSeptember 16th, 2013 by PR News
Nikon 1 was ready for its close-up. The latest camera line from Nikon debuted in late 2011, accompanied by a TV ad campaign featuring Ashton Kutcher, while the camera landed on store shelves soon after.
For companies that want to convey the impact of their corporate citizenship efforts—whether measured in sustainability initiatives, volunteer hours or dollars; online video can be among the most engaging