Every year, thousands of marketers, agencies, media providers and buyers, branding consultants, industry press and even the occasional PR practitioner converge for four days of speeches, seminars, schmoozing and hyper-networking at the Association of National Marketer’s (ANA) Masters of Marketing Conference.
I’ve worked alongside some of the best investor-relations professionals in the business. They are smart, focused and often jaded about the value that public relations can bring to the party. And in many cases, quite frankly, they are right.
Most PR professionals don’t need a whole lot of convincing when it comes to the value of media training. Rumors of the death of traditional media are greatly exaggerated, and media communicators still need the skills to face off with reporters.
Content marketing is quickly changing how public relations (PR) agencies engage target audiences and how they can demonstrate their value to clients.
Who better to tell the story about your organization’s philanthropic endeavors than the people who work there? After all, employees represent your organization every day at work, in industry and government
“Click.” Did you hear that? That’s the sound of a switch turning on as PR professionals realize they can make revenue gravy.
Big business is officially obsessed with Big Data. According to a new survey of Fortune 1000 C-suite executives conducted by NewVantage Partners, 91% of executives said their organizations have Big Data initiatives planned or in progress.