Pinterest, the world’s fourth most popular social media site with over 40 million active users last month, is getting serious about analytics.
In a blog post Monday, Facebook announced a strategy to weed out spammy posts with headlines that lead on and purposefully deceive users about what a full article will be about.
As if PR managers didn’t need another excuse for working more closely with their sales and marketing counterparts, here’s a pretty good one. Twitter will reportedly roll out a “buy” button later this year, making it easier for consumers to buy things directly from the microblogging network.
No longer at the margins of communications, social media has moved to the epicenter of PR and marketing. The rub for PR managers is how to monetize their social platforms and convince C-level managers that Facebook, Twitter et al. can add to the company’s top and bottom lines.
Catherine Allen, executive vice president for SHIFT Communications, has learned from long experience what kind of communicators have a tendency to rise to leadership levels. In this Q&A, she looks at those qualities through the prism of social media.
Getting your timing down can make the difference between a purchase and unsubscribe, a happy customer and a disgruntled one.
In a digital age—with some imagination—it’s much easier to turn a negative into a positive, as evidenced by how bakery king Greggs responded after an offensive company logo appeared on Google.
Since it went public late last year, Twitter has made a series of changes designed to monetize the microblogging service. Its latest experiment—a change to user timelines—has upset some users.
Sherry Matthews Advocacy Marketing’s “Talk, Text, Crash” public education campaign for the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) was designed to reverse the number of crashes, fatalities, and injuries tied to distracted driving.