RSS, virtual worlds, Typepad, Blogger, podcasts, wikis, Facebook, YouTube, Technorati, BlogLines, BuzzMetrics, BlogPulse,Twitter, Digg and del.icio.us. The flow of information across the huge array of new platforms and services that make up the social media sphere can seem uncontrollable.
As a result, social networks represent the biggest change facing the media in 50 years but how are they impacting on PR? How do you own a part of a conversation that is happening without you, where the consumers have begun to take an active role in changing public opinion about your brand?
GREEN Communications is one of the few public relations agencies in the UK which has real expertise in social media and can provide real support for you and your business as you seek a place in the new and emerging social networks.
Imagine spending your life refusing to check your reflection in a mirror, or even looking at a photograph of yourself. That sounds pretty insular, inward-looking and actually unhelpful to leading a fulfilled life.
You might of course miss some important signs, even warning signs about you and your well-being. Perhaps the great playwright Oscar Wilde was a tad flippant when he declared: "One can survive everything nowadays, except death, and live down anything, except a good reputation."
This might seem far fetched, but how different is the example of the person above with many organisation’s efforts to mange their communications and public relations? Here, Andy Green of GREEN Communications shares 5½ ideas from our PR Healthcheck programme on what you can do to monitor and manage your own public relations. Read More