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How To…Leverage the Reach of Local Newspapers

“Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” So goes the famous quote by Mark Twain, and it certainly applies today to one significant portion of the newspaper industry: local community papers. While news of … | MORE »

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Tips for Making Twitter a Reality in any Organization

While there are a number of do’s and don’ts when it comes to using Twitter, there are two areas that require particular attention, says Nicole Duhoski, manager of client services at media relations software services … | MORE »

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Twitter Lessons for Companies Big and Small

Much has been touted about Twitter and how it is revolutionizing the way organizations communicate with targeted stakeholder groups. Big consumer brands like Dell, Starbucks, Ford, Best Buy, Starbucks, JetBlue and many more are effectively … | MORE »

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Writing for the Web: Best Practices

Writing for the Web requires an innate expertise that diverges from writing for traditional media. Following are a few guidelines: | MORE »

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Brand Survival in the Age of Asymmetric Comms

Until now, many companies have ignored social media without suffering obvious consequences, especially in industries that, in the past, have not included a high proportion of social media users. Social media participation was a choice. … | MORE »

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Now & Then: A Retrospective on 3 Years in PR

For any other era or generation, a timeframe of three years would be a mere blip in the overall timeline of anything—a career, a trend, a lifetime, etc. But for me, that three-year timeframe marks … | MORE »

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Case Study: Going Digital to Market a New Product

According to Chris Anderson, editor of Wired magazine and author of Free: The Future of a Radical Price ( Hyperion, 2009), the most effective price is no price at all in the digital marketplace. | MORE »

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NonProfit PR Awards: Event PR: Pro Bono

Campaign: WWF’s Earth Hour 2009 Winner: World Wildlife Fund & Creaxion On March 28, 2009, at 8:30 p.m., hundreds of millions of people from around the world came together in a global call for action … | MORE »

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NonProfit PR Awards: Employee Communications

Campaign: OneSight: Global Launch & Year One Communications Campaign Winner: OneSight, A Luxottica Group Foundation In early 2008, Luxottica Group, one of the world’s largest eyeware manufacturers, designers and distributors, supported three vision care charities, … | MORE »

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NonProfit PR Awards: Video/Podcast Program

Campaign: To Catch a Pirate Winner: Business Software Alliance & FD In the computer community, software piracy is a serious problem, resulting in the loss of billions of dollars a year. Wishing to mitigate this … | MORE »

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