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.
PR News tracks the Twitter presence of the top-earning Fortune 50 companies.
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.
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.