Author Archives: Iris Dorbian

Social Media for Brand Marketers: Still in Experimental Mode

The massive popularity of social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter has compelled brand marketers to integrate them into their marketing initatives pronto. But when everyone is an admitted rookie in this game, how do … | MORE »

Posted in Digital PR, Featured | Comments Off

Email Marketing: The ROI King

It may be the least sexy tool in your digital marketing arsenal, but did you know that in terms of ROI, email is probably its top performer? Such was the assertion made by Jeff Rohrs, … | MORE »

Posted in Digital PR, Featured | Comments Off

Of Rapping Flight Attendants, SEO and Online Trolls: PR News Launches its Second Annual Digital PR Summit

Yesterday’s second annual PR News Digital PR Summit at the Grand Hyatt in midtown Manhattan was a like a virtual smorgasbord for the digital palate in the sense that it had everything for everyone to … | MORE »

Posted in Featured, Subscription Content | Comments Off

Why Charitable Giving Is Good for Your Company’s Bottom Line

Getting involved with a charity is not just good philanthropy–it’s good business sense in the long-term. | MORE »

Posted in Corporate Responsibility | Comments Off

Integrating CSR Into Your Business

At no other moment in history has the awareness and demand of “green” been greater for both companies and consumers.  Consumers are concerned about unpredictable prices at the gas pump, increasing energy bills, questions about … | MORE »

Posted in Corporate Responsibility | Comments Off

Globalization As An Impetus For Responsible Leadership

PricewaterhouseCoopers’ “Power of 10” initiative, based on the concept of responsible leadership on a global scale, was not created in a vacuum. On the contrary, extensive research was conducted—especially around the company’s annual global CEO … | MORE »

Posted in Corporate Responsibility | Comments Off

Twitter Surges in Popularity; Behind Facebook and MySpace

The latest BurrellesLuce study of media rankings revealed significant jumps for some social networks, while the list of most-read blogs remained relatively unchanged since last year’s report. The findings include: •    Twitter recorded the most … | MORE »

Posted in Media Relations | Comments Off

Selecting Spokespeople: Mining the Personal Touch

Perhaps one of the key lessons learned on the Inspired by Diabetes campaign was the importance of matching the cause with a celebrity spokesperson personally affected by it. The pairing needs to be a good … | MORE »

Posted in Media Relations | Comments Off

Social Media, Reputation Metrics and…Britney Spears: PR News Debuts Its Inaugural Media Relations Forum

Attracting a diverse crowd of nearly 200, PR News’ inaugural Media Relations Forum made an auspicious bow March 10 at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. In a day jam-packed with back-to-back sessions that … | MORE »

Posted in Featured | Comments Off

Going Green On TV: Thanks, But No Thanks

Yes, we’ve read the innumerable studies that testify to the consumer’s eagerness to live a “green” lifestyle, coupled with an unflinching commitment to brands that are eco-friendly. But is green translating into action, drama-wise for … | MORE »

Posted in Corporate Responsibility | Comments Off