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Aligning PR With Business Goals to Grab Mindshare and Larger Budgets

July 1st, 2018 by

It is essential to tie PR to business objectives for several reasons. These include the importance of aligning to the goals of your company leaders and showcasing the value behind the metrics. Ultimately, reporting PR results with a focus on business results increases your opportunity to get even more budget for your next activity.

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The Week in PR

May 8th, 2018 by

Our weekly wrap of news, trends and personnel moves in communications and marketing. This week’s stories feature updates on Nike’s departure of senior male executives, Theranos, Volkswagen and the NY Times. In personnel news FlesihmanHillard creates a chief practice officer position.

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Cat Video Game Sweeps Owners Off Their Feet

April 26th, 2018 by

Today, Epic Games released Meow Town, a video game made for lazy cats to sharpen their hunting skills and get a little exercise. In the game, cats can choose from three settings: Medieval, Present Day… Continued

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The Week in PR

April 24th, 2018 by

What’s in a Name? Is it fair to call the fatal accident that occurred aboard Southwest Airlines flight 1380 last week a PR crisis? Was what happened at a Philadelphia Starbucks April 12 a PR crisis

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Facebook and Google Trust Is Eroding Yet It’s Too Early for Communicators to Abandon Ship

April 24th, 2018 by

Trust, thy name is not Facebook. Go, ahead, Google it. But is Google a trusted source? Joking aside, Facebook is not the sole tech brand with a trust deficit. Put Google in that category, based on a new Gallup

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Starbucks Made the Right Moves to Defuse Crisis Yet More Work Remains, PR Pros Say

April 24th, 2018 by

As we say in This Week in PR , you could look at the Starbucks situation in several ways: for a brand with such a progressive stance on diversity and inclusion, it didn’t deserve to get blasted the way it

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B2B Content Posted, Engagement Fall in Q1 ’18; Videos Posted Rise 4%

April 24th, 2018 by

Last week we examined the top 10 U.S. B2C brands’ social activity in Q1 2018. Generating 2.1 billion consumer engagements across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, B2C’s grew their consumer engagement 4%

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How Measuring Leaders Can Boost Internal Engagement and Profitability

April 3rd, 2018 by

Employee experience has emerged as a key focus for companies seeking to improve strategy execution and financial results. What are the best ways to improve the employee experience and measure it? Institute of PR Measurement Commission member Patricia Bayerlein provides tips.

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Newly Christened Burson Cohn & Wolfe Names International Departmental Leaders

March 6th, 2018 by

Created last week, Burson Cohn & Wolfe (BCW) named its regional leaders as we went to press. For N America, Chris Foster becomes president, N America, BCW. Previously he was EVP, global business.