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Your Autumn Cheat Sheet: Big Data, Branding and Mobile

September 22 marks the official start of the fall season. Here’s a sampling from some of the PR issues we covered this summer that are sure to become more pronounced this fall and in 2014. | MORE »

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Social Media Shaping Up As Best Contact Channel; US Playing Catch Up With Emerging Countries on Mobile PR Employment Levels

About 80% of consumers who recently contacted a brand through social media received feedback within 12 hours, according to a recent eDigitalResearch study.  | MORE »

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What Millennials Can Learn From Graybeards

Studies have portrayed Millennials as confident and tolerant, but also narcissistic and having a feeling of entitlement.  | MORE »

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Native Ads Emerge as a Storytelling Tool, And PR Pros Refine Their Skills

This summer The New Yorker started to experiment with sponsored content, or what is commonly referred to as native advertising; The magazine’s website, for example, now includes a native ad from IBM | MORE »

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High-Stress Work Environment? Here Are 6 Ways to Stay Cool, Calm and Effective

No matter how much you love your job, everyone has had taxing moments at work. Here’s a handy list of methods to soothe your anxiety when the tasks at hand become overwhelming.  | MORE »

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Digital Marketing a Mixed Bag Across Many Industries; Brands Lack Confidence in Multichannel Marketing ROI

A recent Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) report on digital marketing preference has one overriding conclusion: Consumers want different things from brands in different industries. | MORE »

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PR Lessons from the Lava Lamp’s 50-Year Run

Lava lamps are enduring, adaptive and eternally groovy. We took a long look at the lamp’s half-century lifespan and derived the following three lessons for PR professionals. | MORE »

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The Hype Machine

Social media is not only here to stay, it’s set to evolve at a rapid pace as brands begin deciphering the best ways to use it. Nonetheless, hype can drown out utility as marketing managers and agency partners forget that social platforms are merely a tool just like any other channel. | MORE »

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Many Brands Fail to Heed Social Media During a Crisis; Your CSR Efforts Can Go Straight to the Bottom Line

More than half (57%) of companies are not using social media as a communications channel during a crisis, according to the latest Business Continuity Insight Survey by PwC. | MORE »

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Case Study: FedEx Overhauls its Diversity Communications Efforts, Turning Control of Magazine, and All Messaging, to PR

Diverse Appeal, FedEx’s custom publication covering the company’s diversity efforts, has been a staple of the delivery services giant since 1997.  | MORE »

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