Quick Study: Event Communicators Prefer Face-to-Face to Virtual; Women More Likely Than Men to Support Causes

May 30th, 2011 by

â–¶ Virtual Events (Almost) Virtually Nonexistent: Exhibitor magazine’s 2011 Virtual Events Survey reveals that virtual events will not replace live, face-to-face events any time soon. More than 70% of corporate events executives are not earmarking… Continued

How to Spot Key Trends and Engage Influencers

May 30th, 2011 by

With the rise of digital PR/social media, identifying the true influencers and thought leaders for your organization has never been easier—but you must keep your mind open.

Treat Your Brand Ambassadors Right on Facebook by Using the Groups Feature

May 30th, 2011 by

While a Facebook page extends a brand to a potential audience of millions, Facebook Groups allows for the formation of exclusive communities that nurture true brand advocates.

Air France Pays Tribute to Flight Crew In Wake of Report 

May 27th, 2011 by

When details about the final actions taken by the pilots aboard doomed Air France Flight 447 were released, the airline quickly issued a press release that graciously honored its fallen employees.

Top PR Pros Cover New and Proven Strategies at PR News’ Facebook Conference  

May 25th, 2011 by

Social media experts shared practical lessons on how to build an engaged community of influencers and advocates at PR News’ sold-out event in New York on May 24.

Developing a Nose for News: Rattling the Value Chains for Your Next Big Story

May 23rd, 2011 by

B2B PR professionals must become investigative reporters and dig deep to mine those compelling company stories that will gain coverage and awareness.

The State of Financial Comms: Adjusting to the ‘New Normal’

May 23rd, 2011 by

While financial PR pros still face an uphill battle in rebuilding their organizations’ reputations, the crisis mode is largely over, replaced by new, more effective messaging.

Companies Fight Digital Diversions With Social Shutdown

May 23rd, 2011 by

As the use of social tools and networks encroaches further on the typical workday, some companies are fighting back to restore worker productivity with policies to minimize distractions.

Journalists Source Socially for New Story Angles

May 23rd, 2011 by

Twitter, Facebook and blogs are key elements in the modern journalist’s repertoire for sourcing new story angles and connecting with PR pros.

Malick’s Method: How to Be a Media Darling

May 23rd, 2011 by

The media cannot stop obsessing over director Terrence Malick, whose The Tree of Life won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, and it’s not just because his movies are bewitching.