Increasingly interested in purchasing organic products, consumers are holding those brands to higher standards—and are asking for independent certification of natural products.
The majority of Americans feel that corporate America failed to meet their expectations in 2010, and say that improved ethics is a key way for companies to lift their standings in 2011.
Created in 2010, the Barcelona Principles serve as a basic framework for PR pros looking to develop measurement strategies. Read on for the seven guidelines.
Marketers have an optimistic outlook on the new year, with half of businesses planning to increase their budgets.
While consumers are increasingly engaging with brands through social media, the vast majority of companies do not use social media to gather customer feedback.
As organizations and their employees ramp up social media outreach, PR communicators will have to come up with ways to better archive what could be thousands or even millions of posts in a year.
In today’s PR world, every customer must be treated the same way PR people used to treat journalists.
A Chilean disaster, an oil spill, a golfer’s slide, midterm elections, a quarterback’s redemption, an outspoken Alaskan and other notable events and personalities dominated the PR landscape in 2010. But what were our readers’ top picks for the very best and worst PR moves? Read on to find out.
Perhaps it’s a nightmare you haven’t considered: That chain of social media communication that seemed so disposable at the time needs to be recovered, and you fear it may be gone forever.
The disillusionment that results from a recession can destroy the dynamic motivational force of employee pride and hamper a firm’s ability to grow when good times reemerge. Ken Makovsky offers tips on how to prevent that kind of—to use a ’70s term—malaise.