Measurement

A Gnawing Crisis in PR: Measuring The ROI on Social Media Channels

November 18th, 2013 by

Public Relations professionals are under more and more pressure to measure the results of their work. At the same time, the professional media outlets, which have been the mainstay of the third-party credibility model, continue to crumble while digital communication has taken center stage.

Mobile Devices Are Constantly In Reach; Your Twitter Fans Want a Response to Their Queries (10 Minutes Ago)

November 18th, 2013 by

There were very few investors who waited to jump on Twitter’s IPO when the social networking platform went public on November 7. In a similar vein more than half (53%) of consumers that reach out to brands on Twitter expect a (very) quick follow up, according to a new study.

Digging Deeper on PR Campaign Performance

November 11th, 2013 by

My previous two articles set the stage for developing a successful tracking program. We begin by defining objectives and establishing tracking mechanisms to ensure proper data collection.

Break Out the Crystal Ball: 20 Marketing Trends for 2014 (Infographic)

November 1st, 2013 by

Hard to believe, but 2014 is just around the corner. Planning is underway, budgets are being set and it seems that marketers will be pivoting their focus next year to meet the demands of the digital consumer.

Americans Don’t Want to Work for Companies With Bad Reputations; Millennials Don’t Like Your Email Promos

October 28th, 2013 by

▶ A Buyer’s Market For The Unemploye d? Nearly three-quarters of Americans (69%) would rather be unemployed than work for a company that has a bad reputation, according to a recent study by Corporate

PR News Announces Digital PR Awards Finalists

October 21st, 2013 by

Whether it’s new PR channels, such as digital marketing and mobile media, or traditional PR disciplines, including crisis management and media relations, PR News has all the bases covered with its Digital PR Awards. This year’s event will take place at New York’s Grand Hyatt on Nov. 5 (to register, visit www.prnewsonline.com/digital-pr-awards-luncheon2013).

How To Demystify The Power of Big Data

October 21st, 2013 by

Big business is officially obsessed with Big Data. According to a new survey of Fortune 1000 C-suite executives conducted by NewVantage Partners, 91% of executives said their organizations have Big Data initiatives planned or in progress.

Marketing and PR Recipe For Revenue Gravy

October 21st, 2013 by

“Click.” Did you hear that? That’s the sound of a switch turning on as PR professionals realize they can make revenue gravy.

Not so Fast, Twitter. Pinterest is Driving More Traffic for Publishers

October 17th, 2013 by

Despite publishers’ and journalists’ affinity for Twitter, it turns out that Pinterest is driving more traffic to their homepages. According to a recent Shareaholic study, when it comes to traffic from social, Facebook and Pinterest are leading the way.

PR News Announces 2013 Platinum PR Award Winners

October 15th, 2013 by

More than 300 communications professionals packed the Manhattan Ballroom in New York’s Grand Hyatt on Oct. 15, 2013 to celebrate the winners and honorable mentions of PR News’ Platinum PR Awards.