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Thoughts About Opening a New Shop

Here are five tips for PR professionals who are helping to set up an office for a PR agency. They apply to communicators working for brands, organizations and nonprofits. | MORE »

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Instagram Pulls Ahead By Focusing on Emotion

Due to faster-than-expected growth in users in 2014, up 60 percent, Instagram surpassed Twitter to become the second-largest social network in the U.S. last year, eMarketer s aid earlier this month. | MORE »

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PR Insider: 5 Reasons You Should Conduct a Client Survey

Cultivating strong client relationships should happen on a daily basis, but sometimes it helps to take a formal temperature check on how things are going and where you can improve.  | MORE »

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Infographic: Tips to Help You Ace Your PR Internship Interview

Whether it’s for a corporate or agency gig, there are several ways to prepare for a PR interview and boost your odds of getting the job. | MORE »

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Time for a Closer Look at Your Content

When brands slice and dice their information into snackable and visual content they boost the odds that consumers will pay closer attention to the message. The challenge is when to distribute the content. | MORE »

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When Using Big Data, Devise Metrics With Meaning

The key to helping news-minded PR pros communicate effectively with quant-minded marketers and business execs is not to develop a one-size fits all über metric, but to coordinate on a common set of communications goals and measure what matters. | MORE »

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PR Spurs Cosmetics Brand to Get Flatter

Having a 360-degree model to capitalize on the company’s media coverage is just one way that NuFACE is trying to integrate communications and tear down its business silos. | MORE »

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3 Tips for Making Your Instagram Page Stand Out

If a picture is a worth a thousand words then your Instagram account can be worth a good deal more, in terms of growing your audience and giving your products and/or services some sales lift. | MORE »

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Carve Another Niche

Amid the economic doldrums of the last several years, PR pros could make a good argument that less is more regarding professional services. But as the economy finally gets off its back, it seems that having diverse services is starting to be vogue (again). A recent and exclusive study by Gould + Partners found 64 PR specialties now being offered to clients. | MORE »

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How to Avoid Social Media Measurement Pitfalls

The focus for many social media programs over the last few years has been about “Reach” (e.g. followers, likes and subscribers) and “Engagement” (e.g. shares, retweets, comments). What hasn’t been as easy is proving that a social media program is working. | MORE »

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