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The sixth annual Technology CMO Roundtable, co-sponsored by Arketi Group and PR News, buzzed with ideas, best practices, learning, questions and—most important—actionable insights.
For the last several years PR agency Peppercomm has worked with Nikon to promote the Nikon Small World photomicrography contest, which features up-close-and-personal views of everything from algae and bugs to beautiful landscapes. Previously, Peppercomm deployed its PR efforts around the winning entries, which offered a relatively small window—perhaps a few weeks or so—to get the word out and pitch the media to cover the contest and the results.
As a PR professional you’re probably aware that client testimonials are an extremely powerful marketing tool. The reason they can be so effective is simple: While it’s fine for a business to tell customers and prospects how great its products or services are, it’s much more persuasive when people who have used those products or services sing the company’s praises.
Credit Goes to Amex Foundation and National Trust for Historic Preservation for Helping to ‘Repair’ America
The American Express Foundation and the National Trust for Historic Preservation are leading the charge to encourage Americans to preserve the nation’s cultural history. The combination of aging locations in need of repair, local pride, passionate voices and the advent of social media have resulted in the two organizations not only helping to repair buildings and sites in need but also giving people a sense of ownership, pride of place and the realization that each individual can make a difference.
Every year, senior level PR research and measurement aficionados trek to exotic locales for the Annual AMEC (International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communications) European Measurement Summit. The Summit has grown from a small gathering in Berlin to a mecca for the latest thinking in the measurement industry.
It’s one of those conversations that starts casually, but that can quickly become all consuming if you’re not prepared. You’ve been there before.
Crafting Your Message For Short-Attention Span Nation; Digital Video Value Train Starting to Accelerate the Pace
Most online readers leave the Web page at (or before) the 60% point of a scroll, according to a recent Chartbeat study. The U.S. digital video sector earned a combined $6.3 billion in revenue, and $9.4 billion globally in 2012, according to AccuStream Research.
Bringing two organizations together is tough. When you’re merging disciplines as well as cultures, it’s tougher still.
Case Study: Musical Education Nonprofit “Little Kids Rock” Tunes Into Public Relations to Help Amplify Its Charitable Efforts
To honor its 40th anniversary, boutique PR agency The Marcus Group (TMG) wanted to do something different. Instead of simply having a big party to celebrate the occasion, TMG decided to donate a full year of its services to a charity.
The Path to Purchase (Increasingly) Starts With Mobile; Employee Relations A Tonic For Workplace Misconduct?
Mobile users reach for their devices early and often to find local information. Companies often find themselves focusing more on external communications to maintain a favorable public image.