In an environment of bitter competition, overlapping priorities and increasing use of unsecured digital communications systems, the threat of information leaks is greater than ever. How can we, as communications professionals, implement safeguards to ensure our brand is protected?
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The 2014 FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award program provides an example of how non-profit organizations can get on the media map and increase awareness with stakeholders.
Have share will travel. Social media engagement within the travel sector grew 24 percent from January through May, compared with the same period last year, according to an exclusive study for PR News by social media analytics company Shareablee.
The onus is on PR to create a social media policy (we hope you have already, but surveys show plenty of companies have not). Once your policy is written, the work is far from done. It’s also on you to update the policy. Social media policies should be living, breathing documents.
Content discovery, a native ad unit recognized by the Interactive Advertising Bureau, occurs when an ad or paid content link is delivered via a “widget.” Steve Cody, CEO of Peppercomm, said even the best funded combinations of search discovery tools will fall flat “if the content itself is self-serving and intended to sell products and services.”
When Toshiba America Medical Systems was set to roll out a national advertising and marketing campaign late last year, Charlene DeBar, manager of corporate communications, thought it was an opportune moment
A lot of PR is about follow-through and follow-up. Read. You have to know what’s going on in the news and how different news outlets are telling stories. Get work experience, put in your time and take internships. You’re not credible without experience.
It’s an occupational hazard for many companies: If the legal squad and the communications crew are unable to find a way to be responsive during a crisis, you’ll be left at the starting line while negative messaging runs free, the opportunity to protect your reputation gets lost, and your inability to respond weakens.