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.
An annual Advertising Age report for 2009 reveals that revenue and jobs are at a 16-year low in the agency sector. Revenue for U.S. marketing-communications agencies—advertising, marketing services, media, health care, and public relations—tumbled 7.5% to $28.4 billion in 2009.
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.
According to the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council’s recent survey, customer analytics are a top priority for marketers in the coming year. The survey drew from 600 senior marketing managers in the Council’s network.
Dashboards provide PR and other key business functions with an easy to see, and often flashy, view of activities. The most important aspect is to correctly pinpoint goals and key performance indicators that will be at its center.
Engaging influential third parties and stakeholders has long been a strategy of PR executives as they look to build awareness and improve the reputations for their organizations and clients. Recent improvements in mapping tool technologies have made influencer analysis more accessible.
PR News’ Measurement Conference in Washington, D.C., featured real-world, tested advice for developing and implementing effective measurement programs.
This survey asked PR executives and managers how they are thinking about executing social media measurement and what role it plays in the measurement mix.
PR Executives still have a ways to go when it comes to generating meaningful social media metrics, according to a new survey of nearly 800 communications professionals conducted by PR News and Waggener Edstrom Worldwide.