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8 Key PR Takeaways from the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) 2016 Spring Conference

Posted May. 13th 2016

By Jim Bianchi, APR, President What do PR firm owners from around the world talk about when they get together? Well, when we gathered in Washington D.C. with more than 40 of our PRGN partners from around the globe recently for PRGN’s semi-annual conference, search engine optimization, digital content and trust topped the list of […]

Are Professional Service Firms Fully Leveraging the Power of Facebook?

Posted Mar. 18th 2016

Facebook is arguably the most powerful social media platform going, with 1.59 billion monthly active viewers. And while most (92 percent) of the 25 top Detroit professional service firms – as ranked by Crain’s Detroit Business – have Facebook pages, many are failing to leverage its power to boost awareness and engagement for their brands. […]

Top Blog Posts on Social Media for Professional Service Firms

Posted Feb. 5th 2016

While many professional service firms have rushed to use LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube in their business-to-business content marketing strategy, many don’t know how their efforts compare to those of their peers. To help those firms understand how their efforts stack up … and what the greatest opportunities for improvement are … we analyzed three […]

Journalists Share the Best Setting for a CEO Media Interview

Posted Jan. 8th 2016

Location is crucial to success in the real estate world … and it can also be key to your CEO’s next media interview by helping to create the right impression with the journalist. According to study results shared by our partners in the Public Relations Global Network — PRGN — the top location preferences for […]

Seven Ways Auto Suppliers Can Supercharge Social Media in 2016

Posted Jan. 4th 2016

While many of North America’s top automotive suppliers have increased their use of social media in the past year significantly, there’s still room to boost the horsepower of their social media programs in 2016, based on our second annual study of auto supplier social media habits. (Bianchi PR’s proprietary study, “Social Media and Automotive Supplier […]

Automotive Suppliers: Don’t Overlook Your Most Powerful Social Media Platform

Posted Dec. 17th 2015

Most automotive suppliers are not leveraging the incredible reach and power of LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network with 350+ million members (and adding two more across 200 countries and territories per second). While LinkedIn is viewed as the most important social network for business people – ahead of blogs, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google+ […]

Are Your CEO’s Social Media Channels Helping or Hurting Media Interviews?

Posted Dec. 11th 2015

Your CEO’s social media posts may have a huge impact on the outcome of the CEO’s next media interview, according to study results from our partners in the Public Relations Global Network — PRGN — (http://bit.ly/18DOK4t). Which social media platforms journalists will research … how much these channels are used by journalists, can vary significantly, […]

Too Many Professional Service Social Media Posts are Self-centered

Posted Dec. 4th 2015

Are your followers and fans asking: “What’s in it for me?” Social media experts stress that at least 75 percent of posts a company makes on its social media platforms should be something that its audience finds valuable. The problem is, what the company thinks is valuable and what the audience thinks is valuable often […]

Many Professional Service Companies’ Social Media Posts Lack Visuals

Posted Nov. 13th 2015

It’s no secret that everyone reads visuals. We’re wired to take in visual content faster and more effectively than words. For that reason, about 90 percent of the information sent to our brain is visual. Yet, based our recent study of 25 top metro-Detroit professional services companies, most of these organizations’ posts are missing a […]

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