As a PR pro, writing is arguably your most important tool. But keeping that tool sharp is a never-ending commitment.
Sometimes the simplest communications techniques are overlooked because they’re so obvious. But sometimes they work really well. A small New England footwear company is riding a “Made in the USA” feelgood story to newfound prominence …
Mobile is a tough nut to crack, whether you are an analyst, marketer or PR pro. Nevertheless, it is a direct portal to your audience and your content is just a tap or swipe away.
The American Diabetes Association took a high-profile—and quietly dramatic—story and instantly turned it into a highly effective, must-click email campaign that drew attention to both the Affordable Care Act’s benefits, and the Stop Diabetes movement itself.
Forbes Media has been at the forefront of so-called branded content, which blends advertising messages with editorial. Those consumers looking at Forbes Web pages with branded content were 41% more likely to express an intent to buy the brand compared with those who saw a regular Web page with no branded content, according to a new study by IPG Media and commissioned by Forbes. Will the study assuage those who are skeptical about branded content?
Quick-witted with a disarming and charming response may seem to be attributes of a seasoned PR pro, but there’s a growing consensus that comments meant as tension–breakers are venturing into the arena of snark. That’s why the PR Consultants Group has declared today a Snark Free Day.
Most communicators understand why CSR campaigns and corporate giving are important. Furthermore, most are also championing the programs from beginning to end.