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Green Agenda: Convert Awareness to Action

As the economic stimulus plan takes shape in Washington, some clear potential winners are energy efficiency programs, renewable energy sectors such as wind, solar and biofuels and alternative fuel and electric vehicles. | MORE »

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A CMO Weighs In On The Marketing/PR Divide

The divide between public relations and marketing began long before the advent of social media. Alan Scott, chief marketing officer of Dow Jones Enterprise Media Group, is keenly aware of the friction between the two, … | MORE »

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PR and Marketing Clashing Over Green Initiatives

According to a survey on green marketing sponsored by Environmental Leader, there’s a control issue at stake between PR and marketing over green initiatives. “Green Marketing: What Works & What Doesn’t” reveals that while 50% … | MORE »

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Team Conan or Team Leno?

Although the Twitterverse is asking if folks are on #TeamConan or #TeamLeno, the real loser in this match is going to be NBC. It’s mind boggling that a huge media company could be so poor at media and public relations. | MORE »

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Social Media for Brand Marketers: Still in Experimental Mode

The massive popularity of social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter has compelled brand marketers to integrate them into their marketing initatives pronto. But when everyone is an admitted rookie in this game, how do … | MORE »

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Email Marketing: The ROI King

It may be the least sexy tool in your digital marketing arsenal, but did you know that in terms of ROI, email is probably its top performer? Such was the assertion made by Jeff Rohrs, … | MORE »

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Best Practices for Implementing and Encouraging Energy Initiatives

To facilitate policies and campaigns focused on energy, smart companies engaged in the energy policy debate should focus on overcoming three obstacles. | MORE »

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Flirting With Disaster: How to Take a PR Crisis by the Horns

Whether its YouTube, mad consumers or negative tweets, you never can tell where or how a crisis will erupt. Here are some key tactics to help you get through a PR crisis. | MORE »

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Proactive Strategy, Digital Arsenal Drive Event Success

Digital tools very often are critical to the success of PR events. Though they may be overshadowed in sexiness by digital and social media campaigns, PR-generated events—whether media events such as press conferences and product launches, or public and employee events like speaking engagements and town halls—are still going strong and are a key component of a PR professional’s mix | MORE »

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PR Transformation Spawns New Measurement Models and Metrics

PR is transforming so fast that tried-and-true techniques and metrics no longer apply. Do PR pros have to reinvent the wheel before the hammer of accountability comes down from above? | MORE »

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