Social Media

Twitter Watch: Jobs Buzz Rises as Apple Stock Falls 

June 13th, 2011 by

Despite garnering over 34,000 mentions of his name on Twitter during Apple’s Developers Conference, not even Steve Jobs could stop Apple’s share price from falling throughout the day.

Climbing the Message Analytics Ladder: A Step-by-Step Guide to Measurement

June 13th, 2011 by

This adaptation from the just-published PR Measurement Guidebook Vol. 5 offers tips to measure how loud your voice is resonating across different media platforms.

Community-Minded PR Hiring Bucks Unemployment Trend

June 13th, 2011 by

One PR agency has turned to a crowdsourcing community to get fresh ideas, provide students with real-world challenges—and open a talent pipeline for its internships and entry-level staff positions.

Case Study: Multiple Twitter Touch Points Rocket Discovery Comms’ @MythBusters Into the Engagement Stratosphere

June 6th, 2011 by

Not interested in attracting followers for followers’ sake, Discovery Communications initiated live chats, contests, a mysterious show insider and celebrities to establish a deep Twitter connection.

Scaling Up: Achieve Control and Value From ‘Local’ Social Media

June 6th, 2011 by

Are your multiple social media destinations—via product, services and/or regions—languishing? It may be time to get a handle on them via a social media management system.

Perception of Value Provided by Entertainment Sources Dips; Social Media Value Remains Steady

June 6th, 2011 by

The perceived value of entertainment platforms have dropped demonstrably from 2010 to 2011. The culprit? The "commoditized nature" of entertainment and the rise of social media.

How to Spot Key Trends and Engage Influencers

May 30th, 2011 by

With the rise of digital PR/social media, identifying the true influencers and thought leaders for your organization has never been easier—but you must keep your mind open.

Treat Your Brand Ambassadors Right on Facebook by Using the Groups Feature

May 30th, 2011 by

While a Facebook page extends a brand to a potential audience of millions, Facebook Groups allows for the formation of exclusive communities that nurture true brand advocates.

Social Media Watch: Twitter Posts Reveal Negative Reaction to Burson-Marsteller’s Work for Facebook

May 23rd, 2011 by

After it became known that B-M was executing a media relations campaign against Google on behalf of its client, Facebook, social negativity on Twitter about the firm nearly doubled.

Social Media Watch: Twitter Posts Reveal Negative Reaction to Burson-Marsteller’s Work for Facebook

May 23rd, 2011 by

After it became known that B-M was executing a media relations campaign against Google on behalf of its client, Facebook, social negativity on Twitter about the firm nearly doubled.