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TD Bank Crafts Viral Success with Personalized ATM

As part of its #TDThanks campaign, TD Bank installed “Automated Thanking Machines,” modified ATMs designed to give unsuspecting customers personalized gifts, in branches across Canada. A video of surprised customers gained close to 3.5 million views in under a week. | MORE »

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4 Tips for Telling Your CSR Story Without Bragging Too Much

The line between self-effacement and self-promotion on social media is razor thin, and consumers will ignore companies that they think are using it just to toot their own horns. | MORE »

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‘Sharknado 2’ Could Sharpen Your PR Chops

“Sharknado 2: The Second One,” which premieres tonight on the Syfy channel, will offer PR pros a healthy dose of camp—and maybe even some inspiration for how brands limited by budget and/or reach can distinguish themselves from their competitors. | MORE »

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How PR Pros Can Meld Social Media with SEO

For PR pros and marketing executives, it’s a growing challenge of online communications: wedding social media to SEO.
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Coca-Cola Hopes Social Media Can Help Sell Soda

Coca-Cola announced an effort to start conversations about its brand this week, introducing its Tweet A Coke program which invites Twitter users to send $5 Cokes to friends via the micromessaging service. | MORE »

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3 Writing Tips for Successful Content Marketing

Many brands have an army of subject matter experts ready to wax eloquent on the topics they deal with every day. What’s critical, however, is the way in which the topics are discussed, how the story is both conceived and told. | MORE »

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Norwegian Cruise Line Drowning in Bad PR

Norwegian Cruise Line is being called “heartless” after the cruise-ship company refused to let a New York couple rebook a summer vacation after their 5-year-old son was diagnosed with cancer. | MORE »

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3 Questions to Ask When Choosing a PR Measurement Partner

If you are not an expert yourself, it’s recommended that you align with strategic partners, firms and/or resources that specialize in PR measurement. | MORE »

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Facebook Just As Relevant As Ever for PR

Let this week’s stellar earnings report for Facebook remind you that the social media platform is still relevant, and you need to be engaged on it. | MORE »

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6 Ways to Make Brand Journalism Work for You

The best way to generate content that is useful and sharable is to practice brand journalism.  | MORE »

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