How PR professionals cope with this media transformation affects brands and ultimately the bottom line. Even the definition of media has changed: No longer does it refer to journalists from established media companies—some which have ceased to exist, while others are down to bare-bones resources.
While mainstream marketing and PR pros are setting their online sights on the younger generations, they might want to take a new look at those folks over 65 years of age.
More high-level marketers will increase their social media budgets and implement social media tracking programs, says a new report from The CMO Club. According to the report, almost two-thirds (64%) of 133 chief marketing officers …
Social media engagement is an essential component of almost any organization’s marketing and public relations efforts. As PR firms position themselves as keepers of the brand trust and leading company reputations, adding social media to their repertoire of service offerings is a critical move.
You will consistently have clients that are criticized online, either directly or through Web sites like VerizonSucks.com. When they ask you, or more likely ask their lawyers to try and suppress that speech, you have to be able to advise your client of the consequences.
PR practitioners have long sought to prove their worth to the C-suite by generating return on investment. To this day, the primary way for PR pros to demonstrate ROI is through sales.
Can’t get anyone talking about your product on Twitter? Not seeing even a blip in Web site traffic? When your social media plan is turning decidedly anti-social, it’s time to take a deep breath and start thinking differently about social media. It’s possible you may be wrapped up in using your extensive social media tool kit and not thinking about ideas and conversations that are flowing in cyberspace.
Tips and tricks on how to integrate this micro-blogging tool into your company’s communications’ initiatives.
A new study has come out via Technorati that examines current trends in the blogosphere. Among the findings: 71% of respondents reported that blogging has given them much greater visibility in their industry, and 63% said prospective clients have read their blog and, as a result, purchased their products/services.
Until now, many companies have ignored social media without suffering obvious consequences, especially in industries that, in the past, have not included a high proportion of social media users. Social media participation was a choice.