When properly trained, it’s OK to let junior PR staff to pitch stories and follow up with editors on press releases, and be more involved with clients. After all, how else are they going to learn?
A recent survey of small business leaders reveals the most popular platforms they use for business making decisions are webinars, podcasts and social networking sites, such as LinkedIn and Facebook.
According to a recent survey by the Pew Internet & American Life Project, adoption of social media is soaring. But these numbers are deceiving. Only 19% of adults over 45 and a paltry 10% of adults over 55 ever visit social networks. That’s one of the big challenges utilizing social media within the B2B space.
Case Study: A Drug-Prevention Training Toolkit Is Designed With Pre-Teens—and Potential Program Donors—in Mind
Organization: Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) Agencies: Amy Sutnick Plotch Communications; People Tech Connections Timeframe: 2009 Years ago, drug abuse prevention initiatives were aimed at teens, the feeling being they were at a …
When looking to secure press for your client or your organization, the aim is typically the big feature, but sometimes when the news might not be as strong as you’d like, the more effective angle to pursue could be that of a trend story.
Is your CSR program firmly in place in your organization? Are you beginning to involve important stakeholders such as clients, customers and employees in your CSR efforts? If your answer is “yes” to these questions, you might be ready to take CSR to the next level.
Even with the economy, CSR initiatives have not been on the wane: They are still adding value for companies of all sectors. Recently, PR News honored the CSR programs and the people who lead them at its CSR Awards luncheon held in Washington, D.C. on February 24. Learn about the winner of the community affairs category and the honorable mentions.
Kevin Moss’ keynote speech at the PR News CSR Awards challenges CSR executives to be involved in all business functions and use social networking to communicate transparency and authenticity. Such communication could help root out inconsistencies in applying values.
At a Feb. 24 luncheon event at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., PR News honored the best in corporate social responsibility communications.
Corporate communications professionals usually play a key role in the rollout of corporate change initiatives including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, new visions and strategic imperatives. It is not surprising, therefore, that they are key players in the rollout of sustainability programs.