Eschewing a traditional media blitz for its new presence at New York’s LaGuardia Airport, Southwest goes upscale and face-to-face with a porch in a popular NYC park.
We track the Facebook "likes" of the top 15 corporations in CSR as seen by the public—technology and food & beverage organizations appear to be leading the charge.
PR Aids Grief-Stricken Parents, Rallies the Public Around a Missing College Student—With Bittersweet ResultsJanuary 24th, 2011 by PR News
While investing considerable time and resources into the communications around Morgan Harrington’s disappearance, it was ultimately the emotional investment for the team at Levick Strategic Communications that was most taxing.
Quick Study: Corporate Trainers Wary of Social Media as Learning Tool; Heavy Internet Usage Spawns Army of VolunteersJanuary 24th, 2011 by PR News
â–¶ Trainers’ Social Media Reservations: Informal learning—learning that takes place independently from structured instructor-led classes or course-specific work—via social media is on the rise, but corporate training leaders cite concerns about security, productivity and quality… Continued
Case Study: ‘Fresh Ideas’ and a Slice of Social Media the Recipe for Sara Lee’s Deli Meat Brand CampaignJanuary 17th, 2011 by PR News
A humorous series of videos and a Facebook page were the key drivers in attracting busy moms and creating awareness around the convenience and freshness of a pre-sliced deli meat brand.
As the media moves to social platforms to hunt for and receive story ideas, PR pros must exploit this change and adjust their outreach strategies accordingly.
While revolutionizing the identification and measurement of influencers, social media—and its coolness factor—can also cloud the picture. PR Measurement Conference speakers Gary Lee of mBLAST and Katie Paine, among others, weigh in on the relevancy factor.
Communicators are getting really good at monitoring what their customers are saying—it’s taking action on behalf of customers that’s lagging. But organizations large and small are starting to pick up the customer service pace.
Despite all the talk of Facebook and Twitter taking over the digital communications space, corporate execs say that e-mail and Web sites command the best ROI online. Still, PR practitioners are working to realize better returns from social media.