As part of the intensive media outreach to build awareness of online coupon site RetailMeNot.com, Schwartz Communications deployed an established PR tactic—sending a gift to the desks of tier-one journalists and Web producers. The Holiday …
Case Study: Media Push Anything But Frugal as Agency Promotes Redeeming Qualities of Online Coupon Sharing Site
RetailMeNot.com, a Web site owned by Melbourne, Austailia-based Stateless Systems, was created to help consumers save money and enjoy a hassle-free discount shopping experience online. The creators developed a platform that leveraged the power of consumers by enabling shoppers to contribute coupons and then rate their usability.
According to an Edelman survey, health is catching up with “green” as a key CSR issue—73% of respondents said that protecting public health is just as important as protecting the environment.
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.
The ability to get the message out to millions of people drove 1-800-Flowers’ decision to participate in Undercover Boss, where the boss pretends to be a regular working stiff and, hopefully, learns valuable lessons from his rank-and-file employees.
Selecting the right initiative that ultimately becomes the “face” of an organization’s CSR program is crucial. CSR experts from both the corporate and agency worlds share their strategies and best practices.
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Merkle’s study of online consumers’ mobile behavior across demographics concluded that younger people and men have the most access to the mobile Internet.
The usual practice in the market research world is to target an elite few when testing products and/or concepts. Now, online survey company Infosurv and BrainJuicer, in the U.K., are turning that adage on its head—the new thinking banks on the premise that large groups of people are wiser than an elite few.
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.