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Internet Content Drives Consumer Decisions

January 25th, 2013 by

In 2012, online reviews, retailers’ websites and friends and family all had big gains from 2010 as the top sources for buying information.

Enter PR News’ Ultimate Workspace Pinterest Contest

January 25th, 2013 by

Pin the things you’d want in your ultimate workspace to win entry to PR News’ Jan. 30 Pinterest Webinar—a $379 value.

Infographic: Analog Catalogs Had Big Influence on Holiday Shoppers

January 23rd, 2013 by

Even in 2012 paper catalogs influenced both in-store and online holiday retail purchases more than social media platforms.

Infographic: How Small Businesses Can Use Pinterest

January 23rd, 2013 by

Pinterest helps organizations large and small connect with the most fundamental driver of consumer decision-making: emotion.

Love Thyself, Love Thy Brand: Exploring Brand/Consumer Attachment

January 22nd, 2013 by

A Northwestern University experiment unveiled how critical editorial affects students’ opinions of two major brands: Facebook and Starbucks.

Public Sees Brands, Social Media as Conduits to Communities

January 22nd, 2013 by

A study by Havas Worldwide confirms a trend we’ve suspected all along: CSR is important to the public, so important that they believe businesses are just as responsible as governments for driving positive social change.

Reputation and the News Media: 5 Research-Driven Insights

January 22nd, 2013 by

DePaul University’s Matthew Ragas examines, through academic research, how much of what we learn about a brand comes to us second-hand courtesy of the media.

Beyond Impressions: 8 Tips for Measuring Your Media Relations Efforts

January 22nd, 2013 by

Allyson Hugley of Weber Shandwick provides eight suggestions for moving media metrics beyond advertising value equivalents, and even media impressions.

With CSR in the Mainstream, Companies Look to Leverage Employee Volunteers

January 21st, 2013 by

With social activism more popular than ever with the younger workforce, companies are turning to volunteerism to push their CSR agendas.

As Social Media Evolves, Facebook May Hold the Most Promise for the Future

January 21st, 2013 by

Facebook allows consumers to help shape a brand’s narrative. What could be better than that?