Research

Poll: Measurement, Media Relations Most-Desired PR Training Subjects

November 2nd, 2011 by

Tackling measurement strategies and connecting with journalists are two key areas in which PR practitioners feel they need more training.

Quick Study: Young Americans Pledge Allegiance to Apple, Oreos; Impact of Blogs on Womens’ Buying Decisions

October 31st, 2011 by

â–¶ Kids Love Apple, Oreos and YouTube: The Apple brand is ranked highest among Americans, ages 13-24, in its respective categories—computers, tablets and mobile phones—followed by Hewlett-Packard, Motorola and HTC, according to an October 2011… Continued

Quick Study: Young Americans Pledge Allegiance to Apple, Oreos; Impact of Blogs on Womens’ Buying Decisions

October 31st, 2011 by

â–¶ Kids Love Apple, Oreos and YouTube: The Apple brand is ranked highest among Americans, ages 13-24, in its respective categories—computers, tablets and mobile phones—followed by Hewlett-Packard, Motorola and HTC, according to an October 2011… Continued

Charting the Industry: Branding and the Dating Game

October 31st, 2011 by

Creating true passion for your brand amongst customers is about building a strong emotional connection—kind of like a courtship.

Charting the Industry: Branding and the Dating Game

October 31st, 2011 by

Creating true passion for your brand amongst customers is about building a strong emotional connection—kind of like a courtship.

Impact of Blogs on Women’s Buying Decisions

October 31st, 2011 by

When it comes to purchasing cars, women often seek advice from blogs and social networks, which has been shown to increase their confidence and lower stress levels.

Full-Service Firms Trump Digital-Only

October 28th, 2011 by

Full-service firms with strong digital skills that work in traditional media platforms are in greater demand than digital-only firms, which most doubt will survive long-term.

Social Content Stokes Spending

October 28th, 2011 by

Exposure to social media not only has a major sales affect when combined with other types of media, but may also shift an individual’s perception of a brand.

PR Divided on Value of Graduate Degrees

October 27th, 2011 by

Despite a dramatic increase in the number of PR graduate programs in the U.S. since 2000, the PR industry is split on whether a master’s degree is important for hiring decisions.

Perry’s Media Coverage is Well-Toned

October 24th, 2011 by

At the beginning of October, presidential hopeful Rick Perry’s media coverage was the most positive among Republican candidates—but that likely changed when Mitt Romney made a charge. Obama? Not good news for the incumbent’s communicators.