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Data Point: The Top Corporate Citizens and Their Presence on Facebook

We track the Facebook "likes" of the top 15 corporations in CSR as seen by the public—technology and food & beverage organizations appear to be leading the charge. | MORE »

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Journalists Open to Pitches Via Twitter

As more reporters migrate to social media, they are increasingly looking to Twitter and Facebook when researching stories and receiving pitches. | MORE »

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Build Stronger Relationships: Take Digital Conversations Offline

With digital communications drastically improving audience targeting and reach, establishing a real, human connection sometimes gets short shrift. Here’s how to elevate online relationships to the personal level. | MORE »

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Match Social Media Strategy With Goals and Brand Values

When goals and objectives are clearly defined, melding them with strong social media strategies usually results in an effective campaign. | MORE »

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Good Customer Service Proves Elusive

Although customer service is second only to price and quality in influencing buying decisions, consumers say that positive customer experiences have been few and far between. | MORE »

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Celebrity Spokespeople Yield Negative Ad Scores

If you’re thinking about hiring a celebrity to front a campaign, consider that unless that celeb is Oprah, you may be wasting resources. | MORE »

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Americans’ Optimism on Economy Increases

Twice as many Americans think the economy will be better rather than worse this year—is this a sign of economic recovery? | MORE »

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Influencer Measurement Tools: They Drill Down, But How Far?

Social media consultant Jason Falls has developed a list of influencer measurement tools—here’s a small sampling of such tools, including their features and pricing. | MORE »

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Measuring Your Influencers: Relevance Precedes Popularity

While revolutionizing the identification and measurement of influencers, social media—and its coolness factor—can also cloud the picture. PR Measurement Conference speakers Gary Lee of mBLAST and Katie Paine, among others, weigh in on the relevancy factor. | MORE »

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Case Study: ‘Fresh Ideas’ and a Slice of Social Media the Recipe for Sara Lee’s Deli Meat Brand Campaign

A humorous series of videos and a Facebook page were the key drivers in attracting busy moms and creating awareness around the convenience and freshness of a pre-sliced deli meat brand. | MORE »

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