Most communicators understand why CSR campaigns and corporate giving are important. Furthermore, most are also championing the programs from beginning to end.
Does it ever advance your communications mission to get into a public dispute that attacks journalists?
Despite publishers’ and journalists’ affinity for Twitter, it turns out that Pinterest is driving more traffic to their homepages. According to a recent Shareaholic study, when it comes to traffic from social, Facebook and Pinterest are leading the way.
The rapid proliferation of digital communications is leading to a wide range of new disciplines in PR. During PR News’ Digital PR Summit on Wednesday attendees got a taste of some of the new roles that PR departments and agencies are starting to employ.
Although there is a perception that Facebook is already old hat, the platform still holds undeniable clout across social channels, particularly for 15 year-old- to 25-year-old demo. Plus, the platform’s 1.15 million active monthly users should not be ignored.
Social continues to create new possibilities for public relations. As brands continue to move further into the social media space, the opportunities (and risks) have never been clearer.
On Tuesday October 15, Bruce Kasanoff, managing director at Now Possible, took the stage at the 2013 PR News’ Platinum PR Awards. In his keynote, Kasanoff enlightened a packed room full of PR pros what three words can transform their careers.
At the first session of PR News’ SEO Workshop this morning, Jake Finkelstein, founder and CEO of Method Savvy, and Michael J. Lamp, senior social and digital media strategist at Hunter Public Relations, taught attendees how to improve search rankings and reviewed the founding principles to great SEO placement.
More than three-quarters (81%) of online shoppers make purchasing decisions based on Facebook and Twitter friend recommendations. And according to a MarketMeSuite study, nearly 40 million teenagers (13-18) admitted that social media sways purchasing decisions.