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Charting the Industry: Banks Need Customer-Focused Messaging

As public trust in the U.S. banking industry falls, financial communications pros weigh in on how the industry can regain some respect. First step: Communicate the positive effects of banks on their customers. | MORE »

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Quarterly Retweets: Investor Relations Pros Should Think Digitally—and Globally

While digital trends and tools are rapidly altering the ways investor relations pros communicate, more traditional outreach and an enlightened worldview can’t be overlooked. | MORE »

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Integrating Digital Platforms in Financial Comms: It’s Money

Regulatory edicts notwithstanding, more and more investor relations pros are using Web and social media platforms to spread the financial word. Here are some tips for leveraging digital tools. | MORE »

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The Ad Launch: Context, Reputation and Authenticity Key to PR’s Role

PR, advertising and marketing come together as the three disciplines work toward the launch of CDW’s "People Who Get IT" ad campaign. | MORE »

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Launching an Ad Campaign: Collaboration, ROI Metrics Are Key

Ogilvy PR’s Suzanne O’Leary Lopez, who recently helped CDW launch a national ad campaign, offers some tips on how PR and advertising can be best integrated. | MORE »

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Midterm Elections Boost Political Engagement via Social Media

Adults who spend time online used some of that time before the Nov. 2010 elections to connect with a political campaign or get other political info using social networking sites. | MORE »

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PR News Shout-Out: Natalie Harper and Donovan Creative

A new PR News feature recognizes recent great work done by individuals and/or teams. First up: An Edmonton agency "huddles up" for successful cause campaign. | MORE »

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Communicators Relying More on Digital Outsourcing

Due to the growing complexity of digital communications, more PR pros and marketing agencies are looking to outside contractors for help. | MORE »

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Are We Defined by Our Digital Friends?

Having a lot of "likes" on Facebook should not be mistaken for conveying professional stature or personal success, and it is certainly not an indicator that one is a skilled PR practitioner. | MORE »

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Frequent Web Users More Likely to Volunteer—and Go to Church

People who heavily use the Internet tend to be active in volunteer organizations—and may be more religious—than people who don’t go online, says a new study. | MORE »

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