Media Mix-ology: Start With Science And Add a Splash of Intuition

March 21st, 2011 by

Coming up with the right media mix gets complicated when you add in digital/social media. However, some process and a bit of gut feel go a long way in making the perfect media concoction.

Cyber Watch: So Far, Rising Gas Prices Fuel Little Concern Among Netizens

March 14th, 2011 by

The amount of online chatter about gas prices has remained consistent despite the political protests in the Middle East, according to WiseWindow data exclusive to PR News.

Case Study: PR Preparation Drives NFL Rookie Weekend Video Antics, Capped by a Viral Effort That Scores a Touchdown

March 14th, 2011 by

When Seattle Seahawks rookie Golden Tate did his best imitation of singer Taylor Swift for the camera, it was a cause for celebration for trading card company Panini America.

Setting PR Objectives: Forget About Complexities and Dive Right In

March 7th, 2011 by

Formulating clear, concise PR objectives may sound easy, but there are stakeholder, research and measurement barriers to navigate along the way.

Case Study: Twitter Connects Navy Sailors, Families and Fans—Proving There’s a Place for the Platform in the Military

March 7th, 2011 by

The normally conservative U.S. Navy took a chance when it incorporated Twitter into its communications mix, but by being authentic, @NavyNews proved to be a successful communications outlet.

PR News Survey: How Do You Define ‘Influencer’?

March 2nd, 2011 by

Given the importance of identifying and measuring influencers, PR News asked communicators to provide their own definition of the term. We present the top 10 answers, plus some honorable mentions.

Packed House in D.C. Proves Metrics Are Top of Mind Among PR Pros

March 2nd, 2011 by

Social media ROI and proving PR’s value to the C-suite were hot topics of discussion at the PR News PR Measurement Conference, held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C..

PR News Measurement Hall of Fame: Past and Future Leaders

February 28th, 2011 by

We present PR News’ Measurement Hall of Fame inductees, class of 2011: Frank Ovaitt, Tim Marklein, Donna Coletti, Kathy Collins and Dr. James  Grunig. All will be honored at the March 1 PR Measurement Conference in Washington, D.C.

Tip Sheet: Measuring the Executive/Employee Connection Gap

February 28th, 2011 by

According to a recent survey, employees do not feel that senior management is empathetic. This perceived communications gap between top execs and employees can take a toll on employee engagement.

The Digital B2B Campaign: Agree on the Metrics First, Worry About Tools Later

February 28th, 2011 by

Too often, the objectives of B2B social media programs are expressed using vague terms like “improve” or “expand.” Nearly everything can be measured, and the mere fact that you’re measuring results will make your CFO smile.