Big business is officially obsessed with Big Data. According to a new survey of Fortune 1000 C-suite executives conducted by NewVantage Partners, 91% of executives said their organizations have Big Data initiatives planned or in progress.
Whether it’s new PR channels, such as digital marketing and mobile media, or traditional PR disciplines, including crisis management and media relations, PR News has all the bases covered with its Digital PR Awards. This year’s event will take place at New York’s Grand Hyatt on Nov. 5 (to register, visit www.prnewsonline.com/digital-pr-awards-luncheon2013).
Case Study: The Ritz-Carlton Co. Leverages a Distinct Twitter Feed To Promote its Corporate Social Responsibility ProgramOctober 21st, 2013 by PR News
Earlier this month The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Co. officially opened The Ritz-Carlton, Chengdu, a 353-room property in southwestern China. During the week leading up the opening, trainers and employees teamed up with local schoolchildren to make Chinese dumplings for seniors living in a nearby home for the elderly.
Company executives are divided on who should manage their social media properties. Nearly 39% said the responsibility should be left to the public relations and communications team, while 35% said it should be left to marketing, according to a recent survey by The Creative Group.
Does it ever advance your communications mission to get into a public dispute that attacks journalists?
Despite publishers’ and journalists’ affinity for Twitter, it turns out that Pinterest is driving more traffic to their homepages. According to a recent Shareaholic study, when it comes to traffic from social, Facebook and Pinterest are leading the way.
The rapid proliferation of digital communications is leading to a wide range of new disciplines in PR. During PR News’ Digital PR Summit on Wednesday attendees got a taste of some of the new roles that PR departments and agencies are starting to employ.
Although there is a perception that Facebook is already old hat, the platform still holds undeniable clout across social channels, particularly for 15 year-old- to 25-year-old demo. Plus, the platform’s 1.15 million active monthly users should not be ignored.
Social continues to create new possibilities for public relations. As brands continue to move further into the social media space, the opportunities (and risks) have never been clearer.