Finding the stories that make your brand or organization interesting or different and optimizing them for the biggest possible impact on social media should be the primary priority when trying to reach your audience via social media.
Facebook users can be prickly about how brands interact with them, and they’re likely to regard you with disdain if they feel like you’re invading their social space with blatant advertisements. Creating content for your brand that users actually want to see on Facebook therefore remains a primary challenge for PR pros.
Savvy communicators know that being effective on social media is not about getting your message out on every available platform. Instead, a specific, targeted approach will make the best use of your teams’ time and help you avoid annoying your social media audience.
At PR News’ recent conferences we’ve taken networking very literally and have begun including speed networking sessions. Here are some tips to make all your brief, face-to-face networking encounters memorable and worthwhile.
Bill Simmons’ suspension from ESPN for calling NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell a “liar” regarding the now infamous Ray Rice video has cast attention on the relationship between the sports network and the NFL.
The danger in using a solely traditional approach for media relations today—where the media landscape is changing with every blink of the eye—is that we run the risk of losing out on potential earned media opportunities that could be generated by and from our communities.
Nine out of 10 marketers now use social media for multiple purposes, including exhibit marketing (80 percent), event marketing and other general marketing purposes (86 percent), according to Exhibitor Media Group’s 2014 Social Media Marketing Survey.
It seems like a hardly a day goes by that Facebook isn’t making one change that impacts PR pros. One of the biggest changes that continue to have repercussions for communicators was back in March, when Facebook started to slash organic reach for brand pages.
In his keynote address at PR News’ Social Media Conference on Oct. 9 in New York, gamification innovator Steve Shenbaum will show attendees how to harness game dynamics for their internal and external communications.