Author Archives: PR News

Case Study: Adding ‘Rich’ Media Crucial for E-Newsletter Revamp

For the first few years after launch an internal e-newsletter had a tough time connecting with its audience. That changed dramatically when the company added video and interactive elements.  | MORE »

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Brand Familiarity Across the Board

CoreBrand ranking shows the high-tech sector (naturally) gaining more familiarity in 2013, as did the credit card industry. Familiarity, of course, can often be a double-edged sword.
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The Rise of Video Gives PR Teams New Ways to Connect

PR executives have started to expand their perspective for getting their messages out via online video. | MORE »

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From a Search Tools Provider to a Big-Data Innovator

The challenge: getting a wider swath of businesses to expand their ideas about search technology and its benefits to the Big Data challenge, thus “pivoting” LucidWorks from a niche player to an enterprise IT provider. | MORE »

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Songs in the Key of Social Media

PR News asked social media analytics company Simply Measured to take a snapshot of the top keywords trafficked by social media influencers. Out of nearly 93,000 posts, the keyword “social” came out on top, followed by derivations of “social media.” | MORE »

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No Measurement Consistency by PR Pros

Ninety-five percent of respondents are currently measuring their PR efforts, including social media. That’s the good news. The bad news? PR folks are measuring the wrong channels. | MORE »

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Four Years Later, Little Traction for Barcelona Principles

There’s still a lot of work to be done in educating communicators about the principles and in convincing brands and organizations to adopt new standards stemming from the document. | MORE »

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Rough Financial Patch for PR Agencies

It’s not pretty earnings-wise for PR agencies right now. Operating profit this year fell to an average of 16.1%, from 18.8% last year, according to an exclusive report produced by StevensGouldPincus on behalf of PR News. | MORE »

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PR Campaign Puts British Columbia on the Map in Two Major Markets

British Columbia has long been a hot spot for tourists throughout the world, but local tourism officials wanted to boost BC’s appeal to consumers in two of their key markets. | MORE »

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Measurement Is Critical to PR. ‘Vanity Metrics’ Are Not.

The Web, which is predicated on analytics, has enabled PR execs to get more comfortable playing the numbers game and, perhaps more important, giving meaning to the numbers as they relate to corporate goals and financial objectives. | MORE »

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