Social Media

PR Council Roundtable: Internal Communications, Social Media Cause Sleep Disorder Among Corporate PR Pros

February 27th, 2012 by

Members of the PR News Corporate PR Council discuss the PR issues that give them the most sleepless nights. Tops on the list: the unpredictability of social media.

10 Points of Pinterest: ‘Inspiration Tool’ Has PR Pros Pining Away

February 27th, 2012 by

Here’s what you need to know to leverage the hottest social media platform around for your brand.

How to Leverage Pinterest for Public Relations

February 20th, 2012 by

Pinterest has grabbed the interest of PR pros, but not every brand should pin its hopes on the hot, new social platform.

Case Study: Passionate Spokesman, Nimble Communications and Trackside Tweets Power Winning IndyCar Sponsorship

February 20th, 2012 by

Novo Nordisk takes the fast track in promoting its diabetes product portfolio—putting the pedal to race car driver Charlie Kimball’s metal.

Innovation Drives Video Success as YouTube Becomes the Anchor Platform for Brands

February 20th, 2012 by

YouTube has become the brand storytelling platform for the next generation, and communicators need cutting-edge strategies to drive greater video success.

PR News Survey: A Day in the Life of a PR Practitioner

February 3rd, 2012 by

We know how busy you are as a PR professional, which is exactly why we’re asking you to take this quick survey asking you how you spend your typical day. We want to make PR… Continued

Tip Sheet: Combat ‘In Your Face’ Media: Define News Yourself

February 3rd, 2012 by

I love New York. It is perpetually in your face, but the city is at least honest about it. I was there once at Halloween and saw Napoleon walking down the street en route to… Continued

CEO Cred Suffers Biggest Barometer Dip in 9 Years

February 3rd, 2012 by

Prepare an Alternative Corporate Spokesperson: CEO credibility declined 12 points to 38%—its biggest drop in nine years, reports Edelman in its 2012 Edelman Trust Barometer, released Jan. 24. On the flip side, trust in regular… Continued

Vassar Opts for the One-Way Channel Crisis Response

February 3rd, 2012 by

Poughkeepsie, New York-based liberal arts school Vassar College gave false hope to 76 early-decision applicants on Friday, Jan. 27, when it erroneously informed them they were accepted to the school—only to tell them later they… Continued

News Hooks, Sneak Peeks Prime PR Pump for Super Bowl Spots

February 3rd, 2012 by

Once upon a time, one week separated the NFC and AFC Conference championship games and the Super Bowl. There's nothing really in it for the fans to have to wait two weeks for big game,… Continued