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Rich Dad Enjoys 76% Rise in Consumer Engagement in June With Videos

July 24th, 2017 by

As we saw last week, June was a down month for consumer engagement with beauty and auto influencers. That also was the case with fashion and finance, as exclusive data from Shareablee shows

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The Week in PR

July 24th, 2017 by

Our weekly look at trends and personnel announcements in PR and marketing. This week’s stories include one about National Geographic Wild’s hilarious PR campaign for SharkFest. We also look at the Delta Airlines-Anne Coulter incident as well as Reebok’s reaction to President Trump’s remarks about the first lady of France.

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How USA Gymnastics Excelled at Handling a Harsh Investigative Report

July 17th, 2017 by

In her latest installment of Image Patrol, Katie Paine looks at how USA Gymnastics is handling its sexual scandal and contrasts it with Bell Pottinger’s mishandling of its crisis concerning an account from a South African company with ties to that country’s president.

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Kardashians Lead Beauty Influencers in June, Carlifestyle Tops Autos

July 17th, 2017 by

What is an influencer? The definition varies depending on who’s speaking. There’s no denying, though, how important they’ve become for some brands. As such, we’ve asked Shareablee to track influencers with the most consumer engagement. Our first sectors are automotive and beauty.

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The Week in PR

July 17th, 2017 by

News Bits: Attention marketers, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is pushing back against robocalls, the leading source of consumer complaints to the commission, the Wall St Journal reports. The FCC

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The Week in PR

July 10th, 2017 by

Our regular weekly look at trends, tips, tactics and personnel moves in the PR and communications industry. This week we feature stories about Facebook’s new advertising features, an issue with TV networks’ spelling prowess and the best times and days to post on social media.

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Consumer Engagement With Brands’ Video on Twitter Up 300% in Q4

July 10th, 2017 by

Consumer engagement with Twitter jumped in Q4 2016, mostly on the back of video, according to Shareablee data provided exclusively to PR News. Also of note, you barely hear people talking about Twitter going under. Now it’s all about the president’s latest tweet.

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PR Firms’ Utilization Rate Misses Mark

July 10th, 2017 by

In our June 26 edition, we told you about the yearly Gould+Partners benchmarking study that showed PR firms struggling last year to reach 20% profitability. Now we break down the data a bit more, looking at which specialties charged the most and how PR pros are billing their hours.

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Navigate Google’s Ad Grants Program and Drive Results for Nonprofits

July 10th, 2017 by

Google’s AdWords can be an expensive proposition, particularly for nonprofits. The brand’s Ad Grants can help, providing AdWords for free, with several restrictions. Here is a step-by-step account of how qualifying nonprofits can take advantage of this excellent program.

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A 3-Part Plan for Brands to Engage With and Defeat Fake News

July 10th, 2017 by

The term fake news, or #fakenews, has become ubiquitous. The question for PR pros is how to engage with fake news and defeat it. U of FL professor Kristina Libby provides a 3-part plan that will help you defend yourself and triumph over fake news.