Public relations struggling with the content avalanche

Shift Communications

By 2021, we may be publishing 18 million stories per month. Public relations as it was, as it had been prior to the past decade, is dead. The idea that we can simply pick up the phone, call a journalist, earn a placement, and see massive impact is gone.

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Why CEOs Should Invest in PR Attribution and PR Measurement

AirPR

In recent market estimates, digital online and ad spending is expected to grow at approximately 11% per year through 2021. 1 Paid search, display ads, social media, online video advertising and email marketing will grow to 46% of advertising budgets 2.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Members of the Class of 2021 started a group “to share memes about pop culture.” However, this spawned a separate “dark” group in which students had to post offensive memes on the larger group’s page before being accepted into the private group, according to a member of the Class of 2021.

PR as a Company’s Social Conscience

Ishmael's Corner

I spoke on the shape of communications in 2021 at a Silicon Valley IABC event last month. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Any discussion of this unique alchemy called “Silicon Valley” typically involves innovation, valuations and iguanas roaming the hallways. For the PR function, our job has been to gather this raw content and make sense of it for the.more.

All Kids Dumb Enough to Get Kicked-Out of Harvard

David PR Group

If you haven’t heard the story, a number of students who had been admitted to the school had connected on the Harvard College Class of 2021 Facebook group.

Accusations, jokes fly after Target Canada closing announcement

PR Daily

Target announced Thursday that it would close all 133 of its stores in Canada. Apparently, that was news to many of the chain’s Canadian employees. Employee at @Billings_Bridge #Target says company didn''t notify them until today. AFTER they found out jobs were being terminated via media.

Target for BME diversity in public relations underestimates issue

Stephen Waddington

With the 2021 census looming, we would expect to see an increase in the number of BME people living across the UK.”. The public relations profession should represent the public that it seeks to engage. Regional employment data suggests it has further to go than previously recognised.

How 3 pharma companies use video to power up their marketing

PR Daily

It outpaces all other forms of digital content, and it’s projected that video will account for over 80 percent of all consumer internet traffic by 2021. Video sells.

Starbucks to hire 240,000—and, possibly, you

PR Daily

by 2021. One might say Starbucks’ hiring goals have been injected with a shot of caffeine. The company’s chief executive, Howard Schultz, marked the 25th annual meeting of shareholders—his last before successor Kevin Johnson takes over—by announcing the creation of 240,000 jobs.

Volkswagen to eliminate 30,000 jobs in branding overhaul

PR Daily

That target still remains below rival European carmakers such as Renault ( RENA.PA ) and Peugeot Citroen ( PEUP.PA ), which are targeting an operating margin of 6 percent in 2021. Will a bold move help VW shed the albatross around its neck?

B2B Security Vendors: Prepare for Scrutiny

Shift Communications

According to Cybersecurity Ventures , “Worldwide spending on cybersecurity products and services is predicted to eclipse $1 trillion for the five-year period from 2017 to 2021.” Growing Skepticism Toward Vendors’ Claims.

Fixing speaking disasters on the fly: Lessons from Britain’s PM

PR Daily

She put forward a range of new policies, including an extra £2bn to build 25,000 new council houses and social homes for rent by 2021 and draft legislation for a cap on standard tariff energy bills, which she said were part of her mission to improve people's lives and promote a "British dream".