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Despite Surge in Visual Storytelling, Text Articles Lead in Engagement

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but for PR pros an article with text remains the most popular content marketing format and earns the highest level of engagement, according to a study conducted by Fractl exclusively for PR News.  | MORE »

PR News/Nasdaq Survey: Nearly One-Fifth of Communicators Shun Measurement Entirely

Despite numerous calls to use measurement to assess PR’s effectiveness, enhance its reputation and develop strategy, a new study shows more than half of PR professionals devote little or no time to measurement. | MORE »

Peel the Layers of KPIs for Better Social Insights

KPIs are a good start, but don’t be beholden to them. For example, if your KPIs are monthly volume of mentions and share of voice versus competitors, key questions should be: What did people say about our products online? What was said about our competitors? | MORE »

Where Does PR Stand on Paid Social Media? Survey Shows Ambivalence About Spending

With Facebook leading the pack, social media channels are fast moving to a pay-for-play model. Yet nearly half of communicators surveyed by PR News are foregoing purchasing Facebook’s paid media offers. | MORE »

Periscope Up: How Southwest, Adobe and Human Rights Campaign Use PR’s Hottest New App

It was inevitable that Periscope would become a blazing-hot PR tool. With its super-easy interface and Twitter integration, the potential for using Periscope to personalize your conversation with customers seems endless. | MORE »

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