Nonprofit PR

Case Study: Legit to Quit—Data, DJs and Coalition Building Help Drive Kinder, Gentler Smoking Cessation Campaign

November 8th, 2010 by

Through comprehensive research of smokers’ habits and barriers to quitting, Porter Novelli and the American Lung Association crafted and executed a successful effort to help smokers quit.

Non-Corporate Public Affairs Pros Use Social Media More than Corporate Counterparts

November 1st, 2010 by

The majority of non-corporate public affairs departments use social media platforms, while less than half of corporate PA departments do, according to data exclusive to PR News.

Nonprofit PR Awards Finalists Announced

October 4th, 2010 by

The finalists of PR News’ Nonprofit PR Awards have set benchmarks for creativity, passion and commitment. PR News will honor their work at a luncheon event in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 3.

Case Study: PR Drives Top-Tier Media Coverage and High Public Awareness of Ford’s Theatre Renovation

August 9th, 2010 by

The renovation of Ford’s Theatre in Washington, D.C., offered theater management a unique opportunity to reposition the historic landmark as something more than just the place where Abraham Lincoln got shot.

Case Study: Nonprofit Orgs Learn Social Media via Comcast-supported Training Program

July 12th, 2010 by

A tweetup event connected nonprofits with social media skills, while spreading awareness of Comcast’s solid social media leadership.

Use Community Access TV to Get Your Message Out

June 21st, 2010 by

For smaller businesses and nonprofits, community access television can be an attractive alternative outreach platform.

Text Messaging and PR: Personal Platform a Powerful Call to Action

May 3rd, 2010 by

A relatively new frontier for PR outreach, text messaging has the potential for optimal two-way communications with targets—but proceed with caution.

Tech Pothole Stalls Program

March 15th, 2010 by

Because the Driving While Distracted campaign was a multi-platform effort that entailed considerable planning, logistics were certainly a challenge, says Nationwide’s Charley Gillespie. But the biggest hurdle involved technology.

Case Study: Nationwide, Fleishman-Hillard Take Hands-On Approach To ‘Driving While Distracted’ Cause Campaign

March 15th, 2010 by

After hearing firsthand accounts of the dangers posed by distracted driving from customers and colleagues, Nationwide Insurance became the first insurance company to take on the issue when it launched its campaign to educate consumers on the risks posed by Driving While Distracted (DWD) and encourage Americans to adopt safer driving habits in order to protect lives on the road.

Have a Cause Initiative You Can Rally Around

March 15th, 2010 by

For other companies wishing to do a campaign similar to Nationwide’s Driving While Distracted program, which educates consumers on safe driving practices, Fleishman-Hillard’s Senior Vice President Bill Ferguson and Nationwide’s communications consultant for media relations, Charley Gillespie, offer tips.