With social media outreach booming, it’s fairly easy to attract the public’s attention to an issue or cause—but it’s what you do to engage that passionate group into action that really counts.
The massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill is no game, but the oil industry could help salvage its battered reputation by making a socially responsible game of it.
The ability to anticipate problematic user comments and the development of a comprehensive "Rules of the Road" will help keep a Facebook crisis at bay.
PR News and Mike Smith Public Affairs surveyed nearly 400 public affairs executives, finding that the ability to measure efforts and keeping up with social media and emerging technologies are their biggest challenges.
In a recent poll of CMOs, more than a third of respondents intend to implement big marketing projects to improve effectiveness, with digital marketing the No. 1 area of improvement.
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.