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PR News Launches West Coast Facebook Conference 

May 17th, 2011 by

PR’s social media leaders to gather in San Francisco on Aug. 9 to discuss the latest and most-proven strategies for PR practitioners to make the most out of their Facebook efforts.

Nonprofits and Corporate Partners: Adding Value Is the Big Payoff

May 16th, 2011 by

Nonprofit organizations should consider a corporate partnership more than just a revenue source, instead developing a long-term relationship with mutually beneficial objectives.

Social Marketing ROI Remains Murky

May 16th, 2011 by

While more companies are investing in social and mobile initiatives, return on these investments remains unclear.

Metrics Prove PR Value at a Price

May 16th, 2011 by

For PR pros, measuring and analyzing the impact of their work on business outcomes is the ultimate way to prove communications’ value, but for many, the cost is simply too high.

Twitter Watch: Followers of Best Workplaces

May 16th, 2011 by

Since the end of 2010, most companies on Fortune’s "Best Places to Work" have seen dramatic growth in their number of Twitter followers. Still, two of the top 20 companies haven’t yet ventured onto Twitter.

WOM Hurt By Recession 

May 16th, 2011 by

Since 2008, Americans have cut back on voicing word-of-mouth opinions about companies and their offerings.

Mobile Apps and Social Media Ads Cited as Future of Digital Marketing

May 16th, 2011 by

Businesses looking to upgrade their multimedia offerings are investing heavily in Web site redesigns, iPhone and iPad apps and social networking ads.

Brands Benefit from Mother’s Social Touch

May 16th, 2011 by

A new generation of social media-savvy moms are sharing their banking experiences with friends and serving as genuine brand endorsers.

Case Study: Army, Agency Tap Influencers in Campaign to Lead Students’ Dreams From the Corner Office to Officership

May 16th, 2011 by

The U.S. Army and Weber Shandwick Dallas implemented a broad, integrated program that included key local and national outreach as part of a PR and ad campaign to attract officer candidates.

Quick Study: High Cost of PR Metrics; Social ROI Murky; Social Moms Big on Banks; Site Redesigns Planned; WOM Silenced?

May 16th, 2011 by

â–¶ Measurement Proves PR Value at a Price: Executives expect PR professionals to provide measurement illustrating the impact of their work on business outcomes. However, many are hindered by the high cost of measurement tools… Continued