Book Review: Social Media for Strategic Communication By Karen Freberg

PR Expanded

Social Media for Strategic Communication by Author, Consultant and Professor Karen Freberg is a book that’s jam-packed with strategy, creative techniques and communication tactics.

4 social media pitfalls for communicators

PR Daily

However, there are plenty of reasons to be skeptical about the role social media plays in all our lives. It is, however, a call for communicators to be more intentional, thoughtful and circumspect about the weight and mental freight these platforms put on our heads.

Infographic: Your social media video cheat sheet

PR Daily

What does your audience want from video content on each of the major social media platforms? Some audiences are more likely to use one platform than another—which means each social media site has a unique user base with specific wants.

7 Tips For Handling Crisis Communications on Social Media

Ronn Torossian

Social media is everywhere, giving companies a new way to connect with their target audience. Of course, as valuable as social media can be in the right circumstances, it also adds a certain level of uncertainty to a crisis communication strategy.

How your social media can help recruit talented team members

PR Daily

How you find new employees and engage with your wider community is moving on to social media channels—and that means PR pros should be involved in the process. Use that information to do market research so you know where to find prospects on social media.

How to build your social media content calendar

PR Daily

How often should you post content to your social media channels, and what should that content look like? PR pros agree that social media is vital to their work. It starts with a social media editorial calendar.

6 Social Media “Musts” for Crisis Communication

Cision

The airline continued to communicate via social media throughout the ordeal and was universally lauded for its social media response to this crisis. Social media adds an overwhelming complexity to crisis communication.

Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age

HMA Public Relations

Abbie gives her expert insight on how to handle crisis communications in the social media age. The post Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Crisis Communications Featured PR and HMA PR Social Media Abbie S.

On Thursday, July 19th, #PRStudChat Discusses Social Media & Strategic Communications

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It may be summer, but #PRStudChat, sponsored by Spin Sucks, is focused on strategic communications all year round. ET to discuss social media and getting into the strategic communications mindset. Give us your best definition of strategic communications?

How starting a conversation boosts social media engagement

PR Daily

The ever-decreasing attention spans of social media users. RELATED: Join us for our Leadership and Executive Communications Conference ]. Social media monitoring tools can help you find those customers, prospect and influencers speaking about your industry.

Infographic: Your social media marketing checklist

PR Daily

Not every social media task has to be done every day—but regular upkeep can be the difference between success and wasting your money. It’s imperative for social media marketers and brand managers to stay organized and keep track of their social media output.

Infographic: Why your social media team must invest in video

PR Daily

RELATED: Boost your employee communications, PR and social media prowess at Microsoft HQ ]. This infographic from Infographic Design Team shares statistics that prove the power of video on social media and offers best practices for achieving success.

Infographic: Social media stats to inform your next move

PR Daily

Social media is an ever more important tool for PR pros and marketers. RELATED: Join us for our one-of-a-kind Measurement for Communicators Academy. ]. Key insights include: On average, a person spends 135 minutes on social media a day.

How to convert social media critics into avid fans

PR Daily

Social media provides a plethora of engagement opportunities, but the medium is not without its risks. Here’s what PR pros learn from Dave, about social media and the power of humor in a rancorous media climate: It started with a YouTube video.

Infographic: 50 social media stats to inform your next campaign

PR Daily

Are you unsure about which social media site is the best investment for your organization? Communicators are constantly looking for an edge to help them cut through the noise. That means it’s essential to pick the right social media platform.

4 steps to boost PR campaigns with social media influencers

PR Daily

Cision’s recent Social & Influencer Guide for PR outlines social media takeaways for communicators to research current industry trends and competition, along with ways to sharpen their pitches.

Book Review: A Roadmap for Teaching Social Media

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Here’s my video book review of A Roadmap for Teaching Social Media by Dr. Karen Freberg who is an assistant professor teaching Strategic Communications at the University of Louisville.

How PR pros should account for social media ‘lurkers’

PR Daily

These valuable social media users might be avoiding your best efforts to measure campaigns. Tracking the effectiveness of social media has caused many a marketer to shake his or her head in frustration. Why should we care about social media lurkers?

Infographic: Why social media marketing is essential

PR Daily

If social media isn’t a core part of your strategy, you’ll be left to play catch up. Social media also helps brands stand out on the crowded digital landscape. Social media is perfect for this. Marketing Social Media

#Leaders Listen Up: #Millennials Share what Gets their Attention on Social Media

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Social media continues to capture time and attention. Here are some of the stats revealing how much people participate in social media; where they spend their time; what they like to do and how often. Social Media Workshop in Princeton, NJ.

How to Influence People Effectively With Social Media

Cision

Influence and influencers are frequent topics of discussion for marketers and communication professionals. ” Within the scope of social capital are two categories: Bonding social capital – ties between relatively homogeneous groups. Bonding Social Capital.

Infographic: Top social media trends, by the numbers

PR Daily

What’s next for influencer marketing, and just how important is ‘social listening’? Social media is always changing, and that means marketers must continually research the latest trends to make sure their investment reaps ample benefits.

Are audiences ready for longer content on social media?

PR Daily

Social platforms are making plays for more advertiser dollars, but should brand managers jump on the opportunity? Snapchat now has shows from major media companies and Instagram got into the game last year with its IGTV offering. Why are social media companies focused on longer content?

Why measuring social media ROI still stumps PR pros

PR Daily

Is the native analytics within social media platforms really telling you all you need to know? Or is it that we have an inflated sense of the outcomes social media can impact beyond lifting brand awareness and engaging with prospective customers?

How Social Media Drives B2B PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

We associate social media platforms with splashy consumer campaigns, but social is increasingly important in B2B public relations. According to an IDC study , 75% of B2B buyers and 84% of C-level/vice president executives use social media to make purchasing decisions.

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Infographic: 15 guaranteed ways to repel your social media audience

PR Daily

Social media is a crucial channel for communicators in a changing media landscape. However, a social media channel is only as valuable as the time you invest in it. To see all the blunders that could undo your social media campaign, read the full infographic.

Infographic: Common mistakes to avoid in your social media strategy

PR Daily

Social media is becoming a bigger part of most marketers’ lives as they try to reach new customers and develop consumer trust. With whopping user figures and new, powerful messaging tools introduced all the time, social media offers exciting opportunities for any organization.

Discovering the Roadmap in Teaching Social Media

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I have always been very passionate about social media, but when it comes to teaching social media, there is nothing more rewarding. How did I get started teaching social media? Truly embracing what it means to be a “social media professor.”

5 ways social media has revolutionized PR

PR Daily

Online platforms have upended the media landscape and changed how PR pros perform their jobs. billion people active users around the world, almost half of the global population is using social media. Social media has impacted nearly every industry, but has had a profound influence on the media and public relations professions. hours on social sites every day. Here are five essential ways that social media is changing PR: 1.

Are Leaders Expected to take a FEEL First Approach to Social Media?

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Of course, communication plays a large part in a leaders’ success. With a passion for communication that builds bridges and genuine relationships, one question during the chat session stood out in my mind. How can leaders communicate more effectively through social media?”

Study: Marketers struggle to prove social media ROI

PR Daily

Though most marketers believe that social media boosts their organizations’ bottom lines, communicating its value remains a stumbling block. A recent Sprout Social report revealed that in 2019, roughly $18.4 billion will be spent on social media advertising.

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Infographic: Facebook leads all social media with 68% of U.S. adults

PR Daily

These stats can guide your social media strategy. Social media is always changing—but some industry facts are starting to become industry institutions. . Yet the company continues to hold a robust market share over other social media platforms. Social Media

Infographic: Are marketers fibbing about social media video efforts?

PR Daily

Marketers talk a big game when it comes to social media video. According to Animoto ’s “ State of Social Video Trends Report ,” the simple answer is no. RELATED: Join us at Disney World for our Social Media Conference for PR, Marketing and Corporate Communications. ].

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10 most effective social media tools for PR pros

PR Daily

Social media has brought new opportunities for communicators—and heaped new responsibilities on their already full plates. With social media management tools, you can use automation to share your content and the content of others on your social media channels.

How To Monitor Social Media Like a Boss

Cision

Most communications or marketing professionals realize that social media management is difficult to scale without some automated solution. Inevitably many companies choose a platform that offers monitoring (such as Cision’s new Communication Cloud™ ) to handle their social media.

10 social media promotion ideas for nonprofits

PR Daily

The dedicated communicators at altruistic organizations understand the value of public relations in soliciting donations, attracting volunteers or reporting to donors, but they might be missing out on affordable, effective opportunities. On social media.

Sears’ social media won’t go down without a fight

PR Daily

Sears might be down for the count, but its social media team is still throwing punches. However, Sears’ social media team hasn’t rolled over. The company declined to comment on its social media strategy. Yes, SMT stands for Social Media Team.

Why social media should be treated as a conversation

PR Daily

How do you know if your social media messages offer sufficient value to your audience? Social media is an integral part of any digital marketer’s toolbox. However, social media is not just something that can be scheduled and left alone for weeks at a time.

5 social media tactics to expand and engage your audience

PR Daily

Social media can help you enhance your organization’s messaging reach and interactions with target audiences. Unfortunately, many PR and marketing professionals don’t harness the full power of social media to increase audience engagement. Providing social media training.

How to Create a Social Media Content Calendar

Cision

When developing a public relations or marketing strategy, many companies decide to start by jumping on the social media train. While getting started with a social media strategy may be easy, it needs to be consistent and well thought out to make it truly successful.