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Tip Sheet: Four Reasons to Be Antisocial on Social Networks

October 17th, 2011 by

While social media is now becoming integrated into just about every PR pro’s comms arsenal, there are situations in which the use of social platforms should be shunned.

Quick Study: CMOs Can’t Get Grip on Digital/Social Platforms; Consumers Don’t See Value in Sharing Personal Data

October 17th, 2011 by

â–¶ All the More Reason for PR to Handle Digital/Social: A new IBM study of more than 1,700 CMOs worldwide reveals that many question whether their organizations are prepared to manage digital change. The study… Continued

Social Media Guidelines Should Inspire Engagement, Not Restrict It

October 17th, 2011 by

At the PRSA Conference, Priya Ramesh of CRT/tanaka and George Faulkner of IBM said that social media guidelines can empower employees if their wellspring is an organization’s culture and goals.

SEC’s Demands for More Transparency in Reporting Cyber Hacks Hold Hidden Message for PR Pros

October 14th, 2011 by

The SEC’s new guidelines for public companies that report cyber hacks only serve to emphasize the importance of having a crisis plan that deals specifically with this new wave of criminal activity.

Three Lessons in Building Your Local Reputation

October 14th, 2011 by

Locally targeted media relations requires different strategies and tactics than national efforts. Drake University’s David Remund provides three lessons to maximize your local-based PR campaigns.

Bias and Conflicts of Interest: It’s All About Trust

October 13th, 2011 by

Inkhouse Media + Marketing co-founder Beth Monaghan discusses the importance of understanding the conflicts and biases of media outlets.

Bias and Conflicts of Interest: It’s All About Trust

October 13th, 2011 by

Inkhouse Media + Marketing co-founder Beth Monaghan discusses the importance of understanding the conflicts and biases of media outlets.

PR Monitoring Tools, Monitored

October 12th, 2011 by

March Communications co-founder Martin Jones discusses the value—and sometimes, the lack thereof—in mining data to meet business and communication goals.

PR Monitoring Tools, Monitored

October 12th, 2011 by

March Communications co-founder Martin Jones discusses the value—and sometimes, the lack thereof—in mining data to meet business and communication goals.

How to Practice Media Basics—But With a Twist

October 10th, 2011 by

When dealing with the media, don’t forget the tried-and-true tactics that have stood the test of media relations time—but be aware of the 24/7 nature of journalists’ lives.