Social Media

Looking for PR Magic? Pull Some Political Strategies Out of Your Hat

August 29th, 2011 by

Looking to engineer a grassroots campaign? Here are three proven strategies from the political comms front that you can use.

Case Study: Cocktail of Strong Media Relations and Tongue-in-Cheek Advocacy Boosts T.G.I. Friday’s Bartender Competition

August 22nd, 2011 by

Peppercom refreshes a 20-year-old event by mixing bartending with the Olympics—and ultimately drives more traffic to T.G.I. Friday’s.

PR News Announces Digital PR Awards Finalists

August 22nd, 2011 by

The best in digital PR campaigns will be honored at the Digital PR Awards luncheon at New York’s Grand Hyatt on October 4, 2011.

PR Video: New Production, Distribution Options Abound, But Old Adage Remains

August 22nd, 2011 by

While the Flip may be no more, new, affordable video technologies have come to the forefront. However, compelling content is still the main ingredient.

+1 Anyone? Sparks Fly as PR Pros Ponder Google’s Social Network

August 22nd, 2011 by

Whether or not Google+ will ultimately challenge Facebook’s social media domination, PR professionals should take careful note of the new platform—which has seen record adoption rates.

Quick Study: Digital Leaders Lack Resources for Keyword Research; Social Media Gives Food and Bev Execs a Bad ROI Taste

August 15th, 2011 by

â–¶ Communicators Lag in Unlocking Keyword Combos: Keyword research—identifying the potential words and phrase combinations consumers could potentially type into the search box when they go online to find products and services—is vital to the… Continued

How to Treat Content as a Renewable Resource

August 15th, 2011 by

What are the best ways to get the most out of the content you create? You can start by reviewing and recycling it.

Despite Shaky Business Model, Hyperlocal News Opps Abound

August 15th, 2011 by

The reach of hyperlocal news is expanding—here are some tips on how to best pitch and place stories with local reporters and editors.

Tip Sheet: Should We Do PR the ‘Right Way’ or ‘Right Now’?

August 8th, 2011 by

Communication Sciences International CEO Mike Herman suggests applying the backbone of PR—ethics, information and truth—to all social media actions.

Charting the Industry: When Social Networking Gets Personal

August 8th, 2011 by

While social media has changed the makeup of PR campaigns and the day-to-day tasks for PR pros, it also has presented a range of personal/professional use discrepancies.