PR News Announces 2014 Platinum PR Awards Finalists

August 14th, 2014 by

Winners and honorable mentions in more than 40 categories—ranging from cause-related marketing and community relations to product launch, social media campaign and viral campaign—will be celebrated at a Sept. 16 luncheon event at New York’s Grand Hyatt.

PR News Survey: PR Starts to Take the Lead on Social Media

August 11th, 2014 by

In the last few years, social media has quickly moved to the core of marketing communications. As a result, PR executives of all stripes are jockeying to take the lead on social channels. Now it appears as if they’re making some progress.

Good Morning America’s Ginger Zee Announces 2014 Platinum PR Awards Finalists

August 7th, 2014 by

Ginger Zee, chief meteorologist for ABC News’ “Good Morning America,” reveals the finalists of PR News’ Platinum PR Awards. Zee will emcee the awards luncheon on Sept. 16.

Proving the Worth of PR by Measuring New Audiences

August 4th, 2014 by

In order to tie PR to sales, we need to understand the processes by which PR’s outcome (audiences) becomes part of the sales process.

It’s Time for Action on PR Standards

July 28th, 2014 by

Although there has been a lot of talk about the adoption of the Barcelona Principles in the public relations community over the past few years, there has been very little detail reported about the voluntary standards that the industry is adopting to put these principles into action.

How To Clean Up Dirty Data (and Polish PR)

July 28th, 2014 by

With big data comes bad data, and most tools leave it up to you the communicator to figure out what’s good data and what’s bad data.

3 Questions to Ask When Choosing a PR Measurement Partner

July 25th, 2014 by

If you are not an expert yourself, it’s recommended that you align with strategic partners, firms and/or resources that specialize in PR measurement.

3 Assumptions to Avoid When Building Reputation

July 16th, 2014 by

It’s an occupational hazard for communicators: It takes years to cultivate a solid reputation, but it could vanish virtually overnight with one boneheaded move by the company. One way to mitigate that possibility may be for PR pros to rethink (and reconfigure) reputation management.

Download Big Data Applications for PR Purposes

July 14th, 2014 by

Many early adopters realize that data itself is not particularly valuable without the expertise required to interpret the information, and to identify and select from a variety of scenarios to achieve the optimal outcome.

3 PR Tips to Jump-Start Your Visual Content SEO

July 9th, 2014 by

A picture is worth a thousand words. It’s a cliché because it’s true. And when it comes to search engine optimization (SEO), the phrase is more than apt. That’s because in the rough-and-tumble world of SEO adding visual content significantly boosts the odds that your message will flow to the top of the Google rankings.