Research

PR News Poll: Obama the Most Desired Facebook ‘Like’

May 9th, 2011 by

President Obama edged out Oprah Winfrey in a PR News poll that pitted 12 high-profile personalities against each other for top Facebook like, while Donald Trump came in a distant fourth.

Charting the Industry: Social Media: Time is Not on Your Side

May 9th, 2011 by

It’s a fact that as your social media programs develop, you’ll be spending more and more time on them. Here three PR pros give some time-saving tips for social media activities.

Small Companies Go Big on Social Media

May 9th, 2011 by

Being active on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter is now an everyday business activity for small- and medium-size organizations looking to both maintain relationships with existing customers and attract new ones.

Social Web Is Driven By Content Sharing 

May 3rd, 2011 by

PR pros dedicating significant time and efforts in social media will be glad to know that consumers are also actively sharing content, including external links and brand mentions.

Companies’ Social Media Offerings Fall Short on Business Info  

May 3rd, 2011 by

Don’t disconnect your company’s phones just yet—few consumers find that organizations’ social media pages offer enough business-related information, and more than half prefer to connect with customer service via telephone.

Exploring Organizational Relevancy 

May 3rd, 2011 by

How relevant an organization is to the public can be determined by how distinct the organization’s profile, and whether it captures the hearts and minds of consumers.

Quick Study: Hispanic Gap to Close; Relevance In Orgs Explored; Biz Info Lacking on Facebook; Online Content Consumed

May 2nd, 2011 by

â–¶ Social Media en Español: A social media gap that exists in the Hispanic market could present opportunities for communicators. The 2011 TeleNoticias-LatinoWire Hispanic Social Media Survey says 92% of companies polled have social media… Continued

Beyond the Media List: Creating High-Value Internship Programs 

April 28th, 2011 by

Just in time for summer, Ayme Zemke of Beehive PR discusses the importance of goal-setting and providing work focused on building PR skills to benefit both interns and the agencies they serve.

Quick Study: Millennials Prefer Change Through Individual Actions; Digital Staffing Flattens in Spring—Agencies Hiring Most

April 25th, 2011 by

As the economy slowly picks up, major media coverage of the top 100 U.S. corporations (tracked Dec. 2010 – April 2011) is decidedly positive, particularly management-themed stories—despite their low share of voice. Could it be… Continued

Digital Staffing Flattens in Spring—Agencies Hiring Most

April 25th, 2011 by

Employers in the digital communications sector report both fewer hiring plans this spring and difficulties in hiring appropriate candidates for open positions, while agencies boast aggressive hiring plans.