Research

PR News/Nasdaq Survey: Nearly One-Fifth of Communicators Shun Measurement Entirely

August 3rd, 2015 by

Despite numerous calls to use measurement to assess PR’s effectiveness, enhance its reputation and develop strategy, a new study shows more than half of PR professionals devote little or no time to measurement.

Where Does PR Stand on Paid Social Media? Survey Shows Ambivalence About Spending

August 3rd, 2015 by

With Facebook leading the pack, social media channels are fast moving to a pay-for-play model. Yet nearly half of communicators surveyed by PR News are foregoing purchasing Facebook’s paid media offers.

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Which Big Brands Are the Best Strategic Storytellers? [Infographic]

July 23rd, 2015 by

PR News and Nasdaq Media Intelligence launched a poll earlier this month asking the PR News community which of Fortune’s 2015 Most Admired Brands succeeds best at telling humanizing stories that drive positive awareness.

How to Make Sure Visual Storytelling Stays Within the Law

July 20th, 2015 by

It is important to know that visual content marketing is like any other marketing or public relations platforms in that the same legal issues apply to all of these types of communications, regardless of format or distribution channel.

Find Your Level of Discomfort and Force Yourself to Stretch

July 20th, 2015 by

“I think career success also is about finding that level of discomfort and allowing yourself to say yes. I’ve looked for the opportunities that have made me stretch as a professional and as a leader.”

The Week in PR, July 13 – July 20

July 20th, 2015 by

The share of Americans for whom Twitter and Facebook serve as a source of news is continuing to rise sharply.

How an Integrated Media Campaign Tackled the Delicate Subject of Childhood Obesity

July 13th, 2015 by

In 2013, the American Heart Association|American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) shifted its focus from PR programs solely supporting the group’s original mission of preventing heart disease, to engaging segments of the population to expand the fight against both heart disease and stroke.

Get Emotional and Watch Fans Share Your Content More Frequently

June 29th, 2015 by

Have share will travel. Social media engagement within the travel sector grew 24 percent from January through May, compared with the same period last year, according to an exclusive study for PR News by social media analytics company Shareablee.

Bake in PR Measurement First

June 15th, 2015 by

There are multiple ways to measure PR success, including website traffic, keyword searches, SEO metrics, call volume and customer retention. One thing is critical: Commit to measuring PR progress from the onset.

The Week in PR, June 8 – June 15

June 15th, 2015 by

NBC’s PR campaign to permanently replace Brian Williams starts in earnest while the adversarial relationship between PR pros and journalists takes a turn for the worse.