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PR News Shout-Out: Natalie Harper and Donovan Creative

A new PR News feature recognizes recent great work done by individuals and/or teams. First up: An Edmonton agency "huddles up" for successful cause campaign. | MORE »

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Communicators Relying More on Digital Outsourcing

Due to the growing complexity of digital communications, more PR pros and marketing agencies are looking to outside contractors for help. | MORE »

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CEOs Hitting the Trail for Top-Tier Events

Thought leadership among top corporate leaders is in—nearly a third of CEOs spoke at top-tier events in 2010, with the World Economic Forum the most popular. | MORE »

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Small Businesses Have Big Plans for Marketing in 2011

Small-business owners plan to increase online marketing activities, but about one-fourth have difficulty understanding how online advertising works. | MORE »

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Case Study: In Promoting Its NYC Service, Southwest Airlines Proves Experiential PR Can Fly With Cool Park Porch

Eschewing a traditional media blitz for its new presence at New York’s LaGuardia Airport, Southwest goes upscale and face-to-face with a porch in a popular NYC park. | MORE »

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Are We Defined by Our Digital Friends?

Having a lot of "likes" on Facebook should not be mistaken for conveying professional stature or personal success, and it is certainly not an indicator that one is a skilled PR practitioner. | MORE »

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PR News Q&A: Keys to Effective Influencer Measurement

StrategyOne’s Natasha Fogel—the leader of  measurement initiatives for brands like Starbucks and eBay—discusses aligning influencer efforts with business goals and handling negative influencers, among other topics. | MORE »

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Harried Journos Need Your Story-Shaping Skills

Honing your own storytelling skills and journalistic instincts can only strengthen your relationships with time-crunched, resource-challenged reporters. | MORE »

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PR Aids Grief-Stricken Parents, Rallies the Public Around a Missing College Student—With Bittersweet Results

While investing considerable time and resources into the communications around Morgan Harrington’s disappearance, it was ultimately the emotional investment for the team at Levick Strategic Communications that was most taxing. | MORE »

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Quick Study: Corporate Trainers Wary of Social Media as Learning Tool; Heavy Internet Usage Spawns Army of Volunteers

â–¶ Trainers’ Social Media Reservations: Informal learning—learning that takes place independently from structured instructor-led classes or course-specific work—via social media is on the rise, but corporate training leaders cite concerns about security, productivity and quality … | MORE »

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