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Answers to the PR News Pop Quiz

ANSWERS TO THE PR NEWS POP QUIZ 1. False: The best measure is whether your program or campaign achieves the objectives you’ve set prior to its launch. Media is only one avenue for PR activity, … | MORE »

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Selling The Big PR Idea: Keep It Simple, Build Support

When Cisco Canada’s director of corporate affairs Willa Black came up with the idea of the One Million Acts of Green campaign, it was a risky proposition to sell, both internally and externally. Here are some tips from Black on pushing your Big Idea through:

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PR News Pop Quiz: How Do You Measure Up?

Measurement is critical in proving PR’s value to an organization. But just how much do you know about metrics? Answer our pop quiz and you will find out.

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Consumer Confidence on the Rise Again

The Conference Board’s Consumer Confidence Index rebounded in March after a big drop in February. The monthly index measures 5,000 households for their level of optimism about the economy.

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Biz Elite Devour Media

Ipsos’ latest Business Elite study reveals that media consumption is growing among U.S. business leaders. The uncertain economic conditions of recent years have made access to business news more important for the most powerful businesspeople.

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Education, Messaging Drive Effective Government Comms

Verizon’s rolling out of its FiOS video service in New York City wasn’t just a matter of connecting optical cable. Connecting with a number of local and state officials was first and foremost, and the process took about three years.

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Influencers Vary Widely

A study by Epsilon reveals that influencers can be hard to pinpoint specifically, but they cross gender, age, income levels and channels. The one constant is their tendency to talk about products and events.

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Ford and General Mills Among Corporate Ethics Leaders

The Ethisphere Institute found in its annual survey that L’Oréal, Ford and General Mills are among the "world’s most ethical companies." The institute assessed over 3,000 organizations based on a range of metrics, such as corporate citizenship and governance, innovation and broader "industry leadership."

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Marketers Face IT Pressure

A Unica study reveals that virtually all marketers struggle with turning data into actions, and IT support of communications technology is the No. 1 industry bottleneck.

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Measurement Conference: Proving ROI With Quantifiable Terms

PR News’ Measurement Conference in Washington, D.C., featured real-world, tested advice for developing and implementing effective measurement programs.

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