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Everything You Need to Know About IT Executives

In the last two decades the Internet and electronic communications have revolutionized the PR world. But, perhaps, some of the most profound changes still await PR pros and communicators. | MORE »

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5 Tools to Measure (and Manage) Reputation in Complex Environment

The prevalence of online communication channels have made it more complicated to measure the reputation of companies, while at the same time making reputational smears easier to commit.
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Apps Take on Dual Role for Marketers; Catering Your Communications to Different Types of ‘Deal Seekers’

Nearly 40% of U.S. consumers said they are unlikely to change their behavior as a result of a discount. Of course, that means the majority of U.S. consumers can be influenced through discounts. | MORE »

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PR Plays Big Role in Revenue-Oriented Marketing

As we ease into 2014 content marketing continues to play a vital role in generating sales ready leads. As I shared in my previous column, marketing is now accountable for driving revenue. PR, of course, is a part of marketing and must step up to the plate and assume its rightful role in co-creating a strategic content blueprint for generating “Revenue Marketing.” | MORE »

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Small Businesses Start to Get Religion on Big Data; A Healthier Budget Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Better Quality

Marketing Trends Survey: The vast majority of online marketers said they plan to increase their marketing budgets this year, per StrongView’s “2014 Marketing Trends Survey.” | MORE »

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Survey Finds Major Disconnect on Sustainability Efforts; ‘Social Intelligence’ Will Become the Norm This Year

Nearly two-thirds of businesses worldwide view social and environmental issues as “significant” or “very significant” when addressing sustainability concerns, according to a recent study conducted by MIT Sloan Management Review.  | MORE »

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How To Work Hand in Glove With Marketing

As our industry changes and prospective clients expect more from their vendors, PR professionals must adapt in order to stay ahead, win bigger accounts and brand ourselves as more than just a media relations shop. | MORE »

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LinkedIn Recruitment Program Shaping Up As New Channel for PR Pros

The U.S. jobless rate fell to 7%, from 7.3%, in November. And while the economy is still facing some strong headwinds, employers’ confidence seems to be on the upswing. Now, just like a Swiss watch, comes word of a new recruitment tool from social network LinkedIn, designed to track when people move jobs, where they go and what skills they have. It could be another vehicle for communicators who want to strengthen their bench. | MORE »

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Social Sharing Comes Down to Trust; Too Many Brands Still Take Dim View of Employee Value Proposition Plans

Nearly than 9 out of 10 Americans (86%) trust recommendations from people they know, according to a new survey released by Social Media Link. | MORE »

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Case Wheeling and Dealing: Campaign for Bike-Share Program in Minneapolis Inspires Tourists and Residents Alike

when Minneapolis decided to launch a bike-share program city officials knew that it would take a lot of citizen education at the front end and a sustained effort on the backend to get the program running smoothly. | MORE »

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