Most would agree that video is an effective communications tool. If a photo is worth a thousand words, what’s a video worth? People are not only more attracted to multimedia content—today, they expect it.
APCO Worldwide’s Eliot Hoff offers a preview of his panel discussion to be held at PR News’ Public Affairs Conference.
In the last three years, sustainability has moved from a little-understood term that seemed to be interchangeable with CSR (corporate social responsibility), green, eco, or environmental to an almost over-used word.
A relatively new frontier for PR outreach, text messaging has the potential for optimal two-way communications with targets—but proceed with caution.
While some silos still exist, the PR/marketing relationship may be headed for bliss as the line between the two functions continues to blur.
According to the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council’s recent survey, customer analytics are a top priority for marketers in the coming year. The survey drew from 600 senior marketing managers in the Council’s network.
An annual Advertising Age report for 2009 reveals that revenue and jobs are at a 16-year low in the agency sector. Revenue for U.S. marketing-communications agencies—advertising, marketing services, media, health care, and public relations—tumbled 7.5% to $28.4 billion in 2009.
The media relations game will be won less by how well a spokesperson answers the hard questions, and more by his or her ability to powerfully connect with the easy ones.
After Businessweek released its list of the most innovative companies, PR News informally checked on how the top 15 match up with their Facebook presence.
According to data from the Nielsen Company and Microsoft, video ads shown during full-episode online TV shows yield deeper brand impact than corresponding on-air TV ads.