Measurement

How To Improve Finances by Adding a CFO

September 16th, 2013 by

A PR agency needs a strong financial leader to maximize its potential profitability. Yet the majority of PR agency CEOs are not financially savvy, no matter how creative and brilliant they are at what they do

Social Media Shaping Up As Best Contact Channel; US Playing Catch Up With Emerging Countries on Mobile PR Employment Levels

September 16th, 2013 by

About 80% of consumers who recently contacted a brand through social media received feedback within 12 hours, according to a recent eDigitalResearch study.

What Millennials Can Learn From Graybeards

September 16th, 2013 by

Studies have portrayed Millennials as confident and tolerant, but also narcissistic and having a feeling of entitlement.

Native Ads Emerge as a Storytelling Tool, And PR Pros Refine Their Skills

September 16th, 2013 by

This summer The New Yorker started to experiment with sponsored content, or what is commonly referred to as native advertising; The magazine’s website, for example, now includes a native ad from IBM

Infographic: Internet Predictions for 2015

September 6th, 2013 by

PR pros are constantly trying to anticipate what the next big thing will be. This infographic, “The Internet in 2015,” from Cisco will give you an idea of how things are shaping up online.

PR Insider: 7 SEO Basics Every PR Pro Should Know

September 5th, 2013 by

Content marketing is now a $44 billion industry. And with businesses planning to increase their budgets toward search engine optimization (SEO) by up to 44% this year, PR professionals must be savvy in digital communications tactics in order to remain in the game.

Case Study: FedEx Overhauls its Diversity Communications Efforts, Turning Control of Magazine, and All Messaging, to PR

August 26th, 2013 by

Diverse Appeal, FedEx’s custom publication covering the company’s diversity efforts, has been a staple of the delivery services giant since 1997.

How To Decode the ‘Creative Controller’

August 26th, 2013 by

Carmichael Lynch Spong recently fielded proprietary research that sought to answer the question, “how are women emerging from the recession?”

The Surprising Ways PR Compensation Is Not Keeping Up With Emerging Skillsets

August 23rd, 2013 by

PR pros now spend a lot of their time navigating the social media terrain. They post tweets, distribute pictures on Instagram and create six-second video clips for Vine. Whew. While those skills certainly hold value for communicators, they may not be the essential element for career advancement.

Dads Taking On Greater Role in Household Decisions; Content Marketing Programs Now Face Opt-In Issues

August 12th, 2013 by

The vast majority of dads (75%) are more involved in raising their children then their fathers were. A recent IMN survey revealed that nearly half (49%) of its respondents have a content marketing strategy in place.