Through my work with Linking the World, I’ve been involved in coordinating efforts during numerous crises, including the Ebola outbreak. While each situation is unique, the importance of effective communication in these instances isn’t.
The “I Can Be” series of Barbie dolls and books, which is designed to focus on female empowerment, is the latest Barbie product to spark outrage.
IBM latest entry into the software game, Verse, is a hybrid email/social media/file sharing service that gets the tech company into the scramble for control over office communications.
According to a Financial Times report, “Facebook at Work” will put familiar Facebook functionality such as messages, groups and the News Feed to use for enterprises, helping employees collaborate better.
With the end of the Like Gate, the onus is now on communicators not only to create more original content, but also make sure the content is catering to users who more closely align with business value and, PR execs hope, can be converted into customers.
About two-thirds of marketing and advertising executives said they collect metrics and analytics for their social programs, according to the survey. And about 14 percent of the respondents said they do not monitor such programs.
Vantage was able to combine long-term PR campaign strategies — along with its media relations and social media chops — to bolster Voxbone’s audience in a way that drove customer interest and engagement: a PR home run.
Al Roker’s 34-hour weather reporting Rokerthon exhibited some of the most basic tenets of good PR.