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How To Rethink Traditional PR Channels

Giving the media the straight dope is exactly where traditional PR has always excelled. Too many PR pros feel that they’re being choked out even as the media choke on too much unfiltered input.  | MORE »

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Tracking Twitter

The number of unique users who are engaged with the microblogging service continues to grow, giving brands and organizations more and more opportunities to drive the conversation. | MORE »

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Case Study: CITGO Kindle Program Helps Kids Turn the Page

To encourage students to stay in school, CITGO Petroleum partnered with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office to launch the “Kindling Young Minds” program across six Houston high schools spanning three independent school districts (ISDs). | MORE »

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Sharing Your Content Through Syndication

It’s not just what you say but how far the reach that counts in today’s world of brand journalism. | MORE »

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Communicators Begin to Wed Social Media to E-commerce

As social messaging matures and communicators get a better handle on aligning social platforms to their company’s financial goals, PR managers are increasingly adding a new wrinkle to their social media programs: E-commerce.  | MORE »

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PR News Survey: PR Starts to Take the Lead on Social Media

In the last few years, social media has quickly moved to the core of marketing communications. As a result, PR executives of all stripes are jockeying to take the lead on social channels. Now it appears as if they’re making some progress. | MORE »

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Media Consolidation Creates New Opportunities for PR Pros

As the tectonic plates of media continue to shift to online properties and social media platforms, traditional media outlets are trying to gobble up competitors and consolidate the assets. | MORE »

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It’s Not the Numbers, It’s the Context

At some point, no matter how sophisticated your data, a human being is going to need to interpret it and take action based on that view. | MORE »

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How To Sharpen Your Networking Skills

Networking is not a frenzied process that results in a pile of business cards. It’s about using shared interests to develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships. | MORE »

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Proving the Worth of PR by Measuring New Audiences

In order to tie PR to sales, we need to understand the processes by which PR’s outcome (audiences) becomes part of the sales process. | MORE »

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