As we’ve seen recently, a serious crisis puts serious pressure on executive leadership. And, sadly, the same denial-based crisis response pattern repeats itself far too often.
After a rapid ascent in popularity in which he captured both the minds and computer screens of the nation, Charlie Sheen has taken a dramatic dive in positive impressions.
For most PR pros, being prepared for crises is a major staple of the discipline. IR professionals, however, often don’t have an effective crisis management plan in place.
While many still equate ROI with the "value" or PR, measurement experts are working to give PR pros a template in which to more accurately prove ROI—financial or otherwise.
For small business owners—a group that was dramatically impacted by the recession—social media represents a time-consuming but effective way to generate business exposure.
How a company’s shareholders perceive its value is largely determined by its reputation, and in certain cases reputations can be worth more than half a company’s value.
It’s not just PR practitioners who are harnessing the power of social media. The majority of journalists are now using social media platforms to keep up with PR contacts and help with their reporting.