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The optics of reporters looking like they were being herded around the candidate like cows does no favors for the Clinton camp, and provides some valuable lessons for PR pros.
Rookies, by recognizing that they need help and guidance, immediately bring multiple experts to bear on the same challenge and increase the likelihood of rapid, successful resolution.
In order for communicators to capitalize on social listening, they need to involve multiple disciplines within their organizations, such as sales, HR and product development. By getting more disciplines involved in your social listening, you have a better chance to monetize your social channels.
As C-level managers demand more accountability from their PR departments, communicators increasingly are trying to take their lead from marketing when it comes to measuring activity and demonstrating value. But the arc of media consumption is bending toward PR. If they’re to succeed in the future, both need to work together.
Throughout the next five years, PR managers will also need to empower their staffs so that managers focus more on corporate goals and objectives.
For brands and organizations that are just beginning to develop their online video programming, a good deal of the content will initially focus on creating mini documentaries and conducting interviews with C-level executives and other senior managers.