There is no single greater value to a company than having people talk about it. If you’ve pondered the reasons why you might need a PR firm, here are five good reasons why you definitely do.
Now PR agencies call themselves integrated communications firms. The transition is subtle, but it says a lot about the evolution of PR.
Nebo Agency and its partners set out to alter the perception of Atlanta to reflect the cultural, technological and financial powerhouse that it is.
Reaching out to reporters can be a laborious process, but providing them with useful information and fostering those relationships can help you reach your coverage goals.
Getting face time with reporters who cover your sector doesn’t ensure that they’ll give your story/company/campaign coverage—although that’s certainly a possibility—but it should go a long way in helping to cultivate the relationship and put your company on a short list of sources.
Writing obituaries for the traditional press release has become a growth industry. Nevertheless, organizations continue to rely on press releases as a cost-effective means to disseminate their messages. Yet the nature of the press release is changing.
We noted recently that PR agencies with revenue of $10 million to $25 million (or more) took a hit on their operating profit due to increased staffs, compared with agencies with lower revenue (PR News, July 20). Now larger agencies are trying to make up for their losses.
Despite numerous calls to use measurement to assess PR’s effectiveness, enhance its reputation and develop strategy, a new study shows more than half of PR professionals devote little or no time to measurement.
With Facebook leading the pack, social media channels are fast moving to a pay-for-play model. Yet nearly half of communicators surveyed by PR News are foregoing purchasing Facebook’s paid media offers.