Dealing effectively with the news media always was a core PR skill. It’s been temporarily overshadowed as social media rises to one of PR’s top priorities. In fact social and traditional PR can and should work together. This article demonstrates how to use elements of both to gain media coverage.
The chief spokesperson for Cox Enterprises discusses how to make certain your CSR effort will resonate with the most importance stakeholders of all: the volunteers involved in the CSR and your audience. Remember, CSR is largely about causes or the good people doing volunteer work, not your brand.
Everywhere we look we hear about influencers. YouTubers, Instagrammers, bloggers and more are building online communities. Working with influencers is not as simple as merely finding someone to write about your brand, however. In this article we provide tips to help you find influencers who will be the right fit for your brand.
Oracle’s global director of social media Steve Moskovitz goes into depth about how the brand organizes and measures social media. He argues B2B brands continue to put too much emphasis on numbers of followers and likes. In addition, brands miss the point of social when they push sales as opposed to providing informative content for audience members.
Whom do you trust? Cisco’s Carmen Collins argues that brands ignore that their employees can be the most genuine and trusted voices. She discusses how Cisco has employed staffers on social media channels to help recruit potential employees.
Greg Kunkel, a communicator at the NW Pacific Laboratory, provides a step-by-step look at how PR can use Google Analytics to its advantage. Along the way you’ll learn about how UTM codes can help and why you need to learn about acquisition tabs if you don’t already.
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
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.
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.