Social Media

Transforming Corporate Newsrooms to Meet the Needs of Reporters

Transforming Corporate Newsrooms to Accomodate Reporters

Corporate newsrooms play a crucial role in the dissemination of information. According to experts, organizations gain a media relations advantage by improving the newsroom experience. The ideal platform provides details on upcoming events, up-to-date press releases, images, and videos. Intuitive interfaces enhance the interaction. Journalists agree that corporate press pages with downloadable content promote the […]

PR for Reputation: Your Brand’s Reputation Troll on Twitter

Twitter Troll

Twitter can be an incredible PR tool, getting the word out on products, events, companies, celebrities, and anything else you can think of is a Twitter specialty. In fact, Twitter is one of the few places where you can easily contact a group of journalists, bloggers, and the like with hashtags such as #HARO, #journoresearch, […]

Curt Schilling fired over Facebook comments

Curt Schilling Facebook

When it comes to public relations, there’s often a line between what IS okay and what SHOULD BE okay. Depending on the issue, that line could be wide, with plenty of gray area open to interpretation. But that’s not always the case, so it’s incumbent on a public figure to know where the line is […]

PR through Teenagers Instagram Accounts


There’s no surprise that a good image grabs attention, but with the proliferation of social media and digital photography available through the all-important iPhone and a product sure to please, many companies are getting a load of free PR from teenagers. A recent study of Swedish teens aged between 13-17 showed 75% of them actively […]

What’s Your Media Business Model?

Media Business Model

Up until about 1440 when Guttenberg created his movable type printing press, people got information almost exclusively by word of mouth. Even then, another 400 or so years passed before the press could spin out enough copies to become a going enterprise for daily newspapers. Eventually, radio (1920s) was added and then television (1940s) to […]

Santa Clara Valley Seeking Social Media Firm & PR Agency

The Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority is soliciting proposals from qualified vendors to design a comprehensive social media strategy that will achieve the objectives to expand current Facebook and Twitter communities and convert community members to a higher level of engagement with the Authority, advise on other potential social media properties, develop outstanding content, […]

How Healthcare PR Should Use Social Media

healthcare pr social media

Social media is the darling of all business these days, but when it comes to healthcare, there are a few immediate concerns. Because social media is inherently communal, privacy concerns play a huge role in determining how the healthcare sector can engage. But that doesn’t mean social media is off limits to the healthcare industry. […]

America’s Top PR Firms Are Not Using Instagram!

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How are the Top 25 United States PR Firms using Instagram? We started wondering how much Instagram is playing into ongoing efforts by the top 25 largest independent PR firms for marketing, branding, and other purposes. So we took a look. Here’s what we found: Edelman, New York City, New York. has less than […]