In Part 2 of our PR/Marketing series, CMOs say that full integration with PR is crucial to communications success, and the alignment of the two functions is fully under way.
PR News tracks the Twitter presence of the top-earning Fortune 50 companies.
According to an Edison Research/Arbitron survey, “Twitter Usage in America: 2010,” Twitter has caught up with Facebook in awareness, though still significantly lags in usage.
Most would agree that video is an effective communications tool. If a photo is worth a thousand words, what’s a video worth? People are not only more attracted to multimedia content—today, they expect it.
In a conducted interview by Wills Consulting Group, one finding was that assessing, managing, and leveraging the impact of new media (defined as social media, Web 2.0, etc.) was the interviewees’ most significant challenge.
As digital PR/social media become more prevalent within communications—and more integrated with other PR strategies and tactics—what are agencies and businesses looking for in candidates for a high-level social media position?
After Businessweek released its list of the most innovative companies, PR News informally checked on how the top 15 match up with their Facebook presence.
A relatively new frontier for PR outreach, text messaging has the potential for optimal two-way communications with targets—but proceed with caution.
While some silos still exist, the PR/marketing relationship may be headed for bliss as the line between the two functions continues to blur.
Dashboards provide PR and other key business functions with an easy to see, and often flashy, view of activities. The most important aspect is to correctly pinpoint goals and key performance indicators that will be at its center.