There is probably a PR discipline no more challenging—or more important—than measurement. PR News spoke to a variety of experts to find out what their measurement strategies and priorities are for this year.
Whether you choose to join the social media conversation or not, it is happening. The question, asks Sustainable Business Network co-founder John Friedman, is do you prefer it to go on with or without you?
Americans with higher household incomes tend to use the Internet more often, and have more of a variety of tech gear to access the Web than those in lower income brackets.
CRM and customer service teams are lagging in the adoption of social media strategies, says a study. Just a quarter of customer service teams could ID where customers were "talking" about them.
Increasingly interested in purchasing organic products, consumers are holding those brands to higher standards—and are asking for independent certification of natural products.
The majority of Americans feel that corporate America failed to meet their expectations in 2010, and say that improved ethics is a key way for companies to lift their standings in 2011.
Created in 2010, the Barcelona Principles serve as a basic framework for PR pros looking to develop measurement strategies. Read on for the seven guidelines.
Case Study: Edgy Ad Campaign, With Hefty Digital, Traditional PR Support, Helps the Pistachio Come Out of Its Shell
After a contamination scare in early 2009, the pistachio had hit nut-bottom. Leave it to a crazy cast of characters—backed by a big media relations campaign—to not only bring the pistachio back from the dead, but make it a best-seller on the grocery shelves.
Marketers have an optimistic outlook on the new year, with half of businesses planning to increase their budgets.
While consumers are increasingly engaging with brands through social media, the vast majority of companies do not use social media to gather customer feedback.