Big data keeps getting bigger, and everyone is trying to figure out which metric tells the most important and actionable story. Shares are increasingly becoming a big part of that conversation, but they aren’t always easy to come by.
Social Media Shaping Up As Best Contact Channel; US Playing Catch Up With Emerging Countries on Mobile PR Employment LevelsSeptember 16th, 2013 by PR News
About 80% of consumers who recently contacted a brand through social media received feedback within 12 hours, according to a recent eDigitalResearch study.
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
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 PRAugust 26th, 2013 by PR News
Diverse Appeal, FedEx’s custom publication covering the company’s diversity efforts, has been a staple of the delivery services giant since 1997.
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.