When communications professionals understand how to think about their own research needs and specify useful parameters, they’re far more likely to get real value for their research dollars. Here are tips for creating an effective RFP.
Flight attendant Steven Slater’s angry, dramatic exit from a JetBlue aircraft has resonated with critics of airlines, airline employees and pretty much all working people. In this PR News poll we see how it resonates with PR practitioners.
A new PR News survey, "Communications in an Age of Transparency," finds that while some say their employee communications are "excellent," many see room for improvement.
As consumers tighten their budgets and consider simpler lifestyles, how should public relations react?
In advance of PR News’ June 17 Media Relations Forum in Washington, D.C., we asked the PR community one question: “How would you define a good relationship with the media?” See the winning response.
PR News tracks the Twitter presence of the top-earning Fortune 50 companies.
After Businessweek released its list of the most innovative companies, PR News informally checked on how the top 15 match up with their Facebook presence.
A new study on social media highlights, among other findings, the motivational differences between men and women in following a brand on Twitter, which should give PR pros pause when tweeting to brand followers.
With the explosion of consumer-generated media, opinion research has become one of the pillars of communications strategy. To explore the ins and outs of external surveys as a media relations tool, PR News asked corporate PR heads who often field surveys and an online research firm executive about the benefits, options, challenges and possible pitfalls in conducting meaningful research.
PR Executives still have a ways to go when it comes to generating meaningful social media metrics, according to a new survey of nearly 800 communications professionals conducted by PR News and Waggener Edstrom Worldwide.