It has been 86 days since Canada 150 celebrations kicked off, and we’re keeping tabs on some of Canada’s loudest and proudest supporters online.
Here are the key events that shaped the 2016 Canadian media climate, and contributed to the media’s ever-evolving relationship with the public
In the fast paced world of PR and communications, Google is a quick solution to most things. It will render thousands of results in a fraction of a second but when searching for influencers, communicators will have limited success finding what they need.
Hollywood awards season is coming to a close as the 89th Academy Awards air this Sunday. Whether you’re in it for the politics, the fashion, the speeches or to celebrate the industry’s talents, here are the Canadian reporters you should keep your eye on this weekend.
This year, Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary of Confederation with a year-long Canada 150 campaign. Brands are looking for ways to join the Canada 150 conversation, but how engaged are Canadians with this milestone anniversary?
Media clippings and impressions along won’t paint the full picture of a PR campaign’s ROI. Professional communicators must pull many elements from a multitude of sources in order to tie their efforts back to revenue to convey this information adequately.
Looking through a Canadian lens, here are a few insights from Edelman’s recent Trust Barometer report that we found particularly jarring, but worth knowing as communicators put their yearly plans into place.
Monitoring a whole industry is a natural expansion of your own brand tracking. Instead of just looking out for keywords or themes that include your company and its initiatives, you track what’s being said about your competitors, suppliers and other associated businesses.
The power of listening to avoid crises is brilliantly illustrated using the example of the wildfires that devastated communities in Northern Alberta, and in particular the city of Fort McMurray. In this example, listening actually saved lives.
If email marketing is part of your daily tasks, being CASL compliant is definitely number one on your priority list. If you’re unsure, you still have some time. As of July 1st 2017, full CASL enforcement and the Private Right of Action provisions come into full effect.
Professional communicators and marketers have slowly but surely become more data-driven as they seek to prove their ROI to c-level executives. But what if we told you that about 82% of content shared on mobile is untrackable with your web analytics tools. Is it some malicious hacker activity? If you are unfamiliar with the term, dark social can sound a little suspicious. Let’s break it down.
Although Toronto didn’t advance to the World Series, there’s still a lot of valuable data for brands to glean from fans across the MLB. Cision’s latest white paper, Major League Insights into Baseball’s Social Media Fans, dives deep into the demographics and psychographics of your social media audience.
To achieve a desired level of success and sophistication, every Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Communications Officer must put real effort into their content strategy, including where multichannel fits into the mix, and how their content programs are being measured. At Cision, we’ve identified the five key pillars of a strong communications strategy