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6 Tips to Improve Your Content’s Google Search Ranking

The world’s largest search engine is a gateway to millions of consumers and an opportunity for increased brand exposure, but only if your content finds favor with Google’s search algorithm. | MORE »

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4 Must-Have Components of Successful Cause-Related Programs

Social impact programs are strategic investments that can successfully communicate what a brand stands for and help drive positive societal impact. Before you launch your next cause-related program, make sure you have these 4 critical components in place. | MORE »

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Daily Facebook Engagement Rises to 70 Percent of Users

While some PR practitioners now complain that Facebook is an aging, increasingly pay-to-play platform, new Pew Research shows that daily engagement is on the rise. | MORE »

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PR Insider: The Lost Art of Reputation Management

We need to get to back to the basics of reputation management because teaching principles of protecting an image should be sacred in PR.  | MORE »

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Case Study: PR Effort Helps Bring the Soap Box Derby Up to Speed

In 2009, Bob Troyer, public relations chairman for the All-American Soap Box Derby, approached AKA MEDIA INC. to help promote, publicize, broadcast and digitize the event. The agency worked closely with the Derby for the next five years, but in 2014 the Derby raced ahead to a new level. | MORE »

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New Magnets from Old Media

A growing number of brands and organizations look to get their messages out via the social platforms owned by legacy media companies. | MORE »

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Taking a Stand: Communicating with Difficult CEOs By the Numbers

To prove your value to big egos means having elephant skin. Owning a legitimate relationship with the boss is one thing, but picking him up by the lapels to convince him that his actions could have seriously unintended consequences is another. | MORE »

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How to Transform Press Releases

A press release should be designed as a news story worthy of publication in a newspaper. This might sound humorous as you consider the hundreds of press releases you’ve seen and written that begin with, “ABC Corporation, the leading provider of best in breed ecommerce solutions…” Yet today’s news cycles make the reality of verbatim pick-up a real possibility—that is, if the release is written well. | MORE »

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Business Wise

PR pros do themselves no favors by taking a ‘We’re the good-news people’ approach with senior managers. They need to take a closer look at how their actions can play a role in the business. | MORE »

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6 Tips to Prove the Value of Public Relations in 2015

As we know, communicating PR’s value remains among the profession’s most daunting challenges. Yet if PR pros commit to doing what’s required with prescience, insight and determination, your daily actions will yield better and proveable results for the brand or organization you are representing. | MORE »

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