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Nutella Exemplifies How Not to Use Social Media - Posted May 21, 2013
Facing an online revolt, Ferrero, the company that makes Nutella, rescinded a cease-and-desist letter it had sent to the organizer of World Nutella Day, an online event to celebrate the delicious chocolate-hazelnut spread. "I'm relieved to say there's been a positive ... [SocialTimes.com]

While Most Companies Are On Social Networks, Few Use Them to Maximum Effect: Report - Posted March 6, 2013
Despite widespread adoption of social media among U.S. corporations, most companies do not yet have a mature social strategy, according to a report released today by the Altimete... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Marketing Experts Push for Analytics on Google+, Pinterest - Posted December 27, 2012
[caption id="attachment_114655" align="alignleft" width="200"] wavebreakmedia / Shutterstock.com[/caption]Social marketing professionals are increasingly pushing the social networks Google+ and Pinterest to introduce analytics. The Briti... [SocialTimes.com]

Social Media Activity Could Aid Female Entrepreneurs - Posted November 11, 2011
Wednesday night, Makovsky & Company and its client Women 2.0, a group dedicated to... [PRNewser]

Wednesday Odds and Ends - Posted September 28, 2011
-B-Reel opened the doors to its London office and welcomed ... [AgencySpy]

Word-of-Mouth Goes Holistic - Posted May 12, 2011
One of the big takeaways from this week's School of WOM conference, according to ... [PRNewser]

Social Media Marketing Boot Camp Starts This Wednesday - Posted March 21, 2011
We've talked about it, but now it's finally here. Mediabistro's eight-week online conference and workshop -- Social Media Marketing Boot Camp -- starts this Wednesday and there's still space available. ... [PRNewser]

Brian Solis Heads to Altimeter Group - Posted March 8, 2011
Brian Solis announced today on his website that he will be joining Altimeter Group ... [PRNewser]

Have You RSVP'd for These Events? - Posted February 7, 2011
PRNewser and the rest of the Mediabistro team has a lot going on these days. Join us tomorrow between 2p.m. and 3p.m. EST for the latest in our "20 Tips in 20 Minutes" Webcast series, "How to Pitch Women's Media." Guest speaker Liz McGovern, VP at Kaplow, will join me to offer... [PRNewser]

The Twitterverse, Then and Now [Infographic] - Posted January 3, 2011
Influential new media personality Brian Solis has just unveiled his latest visualization of the Twitterverse. He takes a look at the robust universe of Twitter apps available for marketing, business and service professionals, and lays them out a... [AllTwitter]

FT Press Brings 200 eBooks To iBookstore - Posted November 16, 2010
FT Press, an imprint of Pearson, has partnered with Apple to bring eBooks to the iBookstore. While this partnership is not as exciting as Apple's partnership with Apple Corps announced earlier today, it does make more than... [Inside Mobile Apps]

PRNewser Poll: Do Clickthroughs Determine Influence? - Posted October 5, 2010
Last week, we asked whether social media will overtake traditional media as a primary PR tool. The numbers are in, and nearly 58 percent of respondents... [PRNewser]

Vocus, Solis Research Looks At the Difference Between Popularity and Influence - Posted September 29, 2010
Vocus and ... [PRNewser]

Brian Solis Offers Social Media Tips for Authors - Posted July 7, 2010
Too many authors start social networking efforts a few weeks before a book launch. According to one expert, social networking is much longer process. Today's guest on the Morning Media Menu was Brian Solis, principal at Future Works and aut... [GalleyCat]

Marketwire Acquires Social Media Analytics Company Sysomos - Posted July 6, 2010
Newswire company Marketwire said today that it has acquired social media monitoring company Sysomos. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Social media monitoring and analysis continues to be an incredibly hot space, with media companies from Dow Jones and Reuters and marketing and technology companies including Vocus and Lithium all fig... [PRNewser]

How Much Is a Facebook Fan Worth? Answer: You're Asking the Wrong Question - Posted June 21, 2010
It's a question being asked with increased frequency as of late: "How much is a Facebook fan worth?" or, "What is our investment in Facebook worth?" Several companies, notably digital consulting shops Vitrue and Syncapse have released their own studies, which attempt to put a dollar va... [PRNewser]

PR Pros To Facebook: Washington Post Good Choice For CEO Op-Ed - Posted May 24, 2010
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg made perhaps his most public of statements today regarding ... [PRNewser]

SXSWi in Quotes - Posted March 17, 2010
[Gym Class Heroes and Fall Out Boy's Pete Wentz at the Ustream Party. Courtesy Nick McGlynn for mediabistro.com/RandomNightOut.com] ... [PRNewser]

Social Agency Mango! Marketing Launches with Consumer Brand Clients - Posted February 23, 2010
Mango! Marketing officially launched this week with Deirdre Breakenridge and Jay Miletsky at the helm as president and CEO respectivel... [PRNewser]

Have You Offered To "Drive Traffic" To A Story When Pitching A Reporter? - Posted January 14, 2010
We haven't yet seen a pitch like this cross our inbox, but tech reporter Tom Foremski wonders if PR pitches will begin to include statements such as, "...and we will drive traffic to that story." For example... [PRNewser]

2010 CES Trends From Edelman, Hill & Knowlton and Brian Solis - Posted January 6, 2010
The grand-daddy of all trade-shows, the Consumer Electronics Show, officially gets underway in Las Vegas tomorrow, although there is already much buzz coming out of the pre-show events. PRNewser spoke with several PR executives on the ground to get their take on this year's trends. ... [PRNewser]

PR Takeaways From The Google Nexus One Launch - Posted January 6, 2010
In the biggest product launch of this short year, Google yesterday afternoon launched their first ever smart phone, the Nexus One. So how did the launch go? The reviews Walt Mossberg of the The Wall Street Journal was ... [PRNewser]

Who Owns Social Media? It Depends - Posted October 19, 2009
The question has been popping up with increased frequency over the last year: who "owns" social media? Adweek's Brian Morrissey talks to a number of agencies i... [PRNewser]

Interview: Brian Solis, FutureWorks Principal, Blogger, Author - Posted October 2, 2009
The last time we interviewed Brian Solis, PRNewser was a recently launched blog, still in "beta" on Wordpress. Oh, how we've both grown since then! We caught up with Solis - Prin... [PRNewser]

Interview: Stephanie Agresta, EVP, Global Director of Digital Strategy and Social Media, Porter Novelli - Posted September 28, 2009
Stephanie Agresta joined Porter Novelli this past June, after more than 15 years in online marketing with brands including Microsoft, PepsiCo, iVillage, Barnes & Noble, Register.com and SpaFinder. In addition to running her own ... [PRNewser]

Porter Novelli Names Stephanie Agresta EVP and Global Director of Digital Strategy and Social Media - Posted June 8, 2009
[Agresta with Mahalo.com CEO Jason Calacanis] Last time we saw tech/media scenester Steph Agresta, she was shouting in an attempt to have her voice h... [PRNewser]

NewComm Forum: Thoughts Are "Way Ahead of the Normal 101 'Same-Same' Discussion" - Posted April 30, 2009
[Brian Solis, Tom Foremski, Richard Brewer-Hay, Bryan Rhoads,... [PRNewser]

Does the Future of Journalism Lie in the Individual and Social Media? - Posted April 14, 2009
Finally we seem to be slowly getting past the discussion of whether newspapers are worth saving, and on to to more important conversation of how to ensure that good journalism survives (and hopefully thrives) going forward. Over at TechCrunch Brian Solis ... [Fishbowl NY]

Does the Future of Journalism Lie in the Individual and Social Media? - Posted April 14, 2009
Finally we seem to be slowly getting past the discussion of whether newspapers are worth saving, and on to to more important conversation of how to ensure that good journalism survives (and hopefully thrives) going forward. Over at TechCrunch Brian Solis ... [FishbowlNY]

It's Not Newspapers Worth Saving, It's Good Journalism - Posted April 13, 2009
The debate about the future of newspapers rages on. Today we have the techy perspective from TechCrunch. Brian Solis proposes the notion that it's not actually newspapers we're discussing in this debate about the state of journalism&#151though I'm sure ... [MediaJobsDaily]

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