Stories by Iris Dorbian


Social Media for Brand Marketers: Still in Experimental Mode

January 14th, 2010 by

The massive popularity of social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter has compelled brand marketers to integrate them into their marketing initatives pronto. But when everyone is an admitted rookie in this game, how do… Continued

Email Marketing: The ROI King

January 14th, 2010 by

It may be the least sexy tool in your digital marketing arsenal, but did you know that in terms of ROI, email is probably its top performer? Such was the assertion made by Jeff Rohrs,… Continued

Of Rapping Flight Attendants, SEO and Online Trolls: PR News Launches its Second Annual Digital PR Summit

October 23rd, 2009 by

Yesterday’s second annual PR News Digital PR Summit at the Grand Hyatt in midtown Manhattan was a like a virtual smorgasbord for the digital palate in the sense that it had everything for everyone to… Continued

Why Charitable Giving Is Good for Your Company’s Bottom Line

July 6th, 2009 by

Getting involved with a charity is not just good philanthropy–it’s good business sense in the long-term.

Integrating CSR Into Your Business

May 27th, 2009 by

At no other moment in history has the awareness and demand of “green” been greater for both companies and consumers.  Consumers are concerned about unpredictable prices at the gas pump, increasing energy bills, questions about… Continued

Globalization As An Impetus For Responsible Leadership

May 4th, 2009 by

PricewaterhouseCoopers’ “Power of 10” initiative, based on the concept of responsible leadership on a global scale, was not created in a vacuum. On the contrary, extensive research was conducted—especially around the company’s annual global CEO… Continued

Twitter Surges in Popularity; Behind Facebook and MySpace

April 6th, 2009 by

The latest BurrellesLuce study of media rankings revealed significant jumps for some social networks, while the list of most-read blogs remained relatively unchanged since last year’s report. The findings include: •    Twitter recorded the most… Continued

Selecting Spokespeople: Mining the Personal Touch

March 23rd, 2009 by

Perhaps one of the key lessons learned on the Inspired by Diabetes campaign was the importance of matching the cause with a celebrity spokesperson personally affected by it. The pairing needs to be a good… Continued

Social Media, Reputation Metrics and…Britney Spears: PR News Debuts Its Inaugural Media Relations Forum

March 11th, 2009 by

Attracting a diverse crowd of nearly 200, PR News’ inaugural Media Relations Forum made an auspicious bow March 10 at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. In a day jam-packed with back-to-back sessions that… Continued

Going Green On TV: Thanks, But No Thanks

March 9th, 2009 by

Yes, we’ve read the innumerable studies that testify to the consumer’s eagerness to live a “green” lifestyle, coupled with an unflinching commitment to brands that are eco-friendly. But is green translating into action, drama-wise for… Continued