Archive: September 2013

2013 PR Agency Elite Awards: Community Relations

September 10th, 2013 by

Winner: Edelman “Being of Service” translates into the core values of Darden Restaurants, which is compromised of eight brands, 2,000 restaurants and 185,000 employees. The Darden Foundation deploys those values by having Darden employees give… Continued

2013 PR Agency Elite Awards: Marketing Communications

September 10th, 2013 by

Winner: Waggener Edstrom Worldwide In an industry rife with competition, coming out on top with best-in-class marketing communications takes a unique blend of talent, creativity and hard work. Waggener Edstrom showcased all three in its… Continued

2013 PR Agency Elite Awards: Cause/CSR

September 10th, 2013 by

Winner: Cone Communications Boston-based Cone Communications specializes in corporate social responsibility, or CSR, which in the last several years has been creeping toward the top of the consumer agenda. A majority of Americans not only… Continued

2013 PR Agency Elite Awards: Promotion of Firm

September 10th, 2013 by

Co-Winner: MWW When MWW founder, CEO and president Michael Kempner in 2010 spearheaded a management led buy-out from the Interpublic Group of Companies, the decision caused a surge of interest in the East Rutherford, N.J.-based… Continued

2013 PR Agency Elite Awards: Advocacy

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Winner: Fraser Communications The mantra at Fraser Communications is “doing well by doing good.” For the past 14 years the PR agency has worked on advocacy campaigns in multiple areas, ranging from early literacy to… Continued

2013 PR Agency Elite Awards: Publicity

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Winner: The Marcus Group In honor of its 40th anniversary, boutique PR agency The Marcus Group (TMG) wanted to do something different. Instead of throwing a party to celebrate, TMG decided to donate a full… Continued

2013 PR Agency Elite Awards: Integrated Communications

September 10th, 2013 by

Winner: Peppercomm Tyco International turned the page on a new chapter late last year when the security systems entity was split into three separate companies. The move created a standalone $10.5 billion enterprise focused on… Continued

How to Ensure Your Message Gets Across in a Televised Interview

September 10th, 2013 by

If your client doesn’t look polished and speak well, all of the messaging you perfected loses value.

Peeling the Curtain Behind Click-Through Rates For Social Channels

September 10th, 2013 by

Who among this audience can be converted into a customer? For a growing number of PR pros, it’s the $64,000 question, particularly when it comes to how to valuate social media.

9 Tips for Successful PR Execution of Native Advertising

September 9th, 2013 by

“Native advertising,” PR communicators have learned, is a form of paid advertising placement where the ad experience follows the natural editorial form and function of the environment in which it’s placed.