The Evolution of Data in PR: From Analysis to Synthesis

by RP Kumar| April 26, 2017

Data is no longer a “nice to know” topic – it is now established at the very frontier of PR, and those who truly understand how to use it to drive client programs will be able to succeed by orders of magnitude over those who don’t. It’s also fair to say that we in PR […]

The Scoop on Mobile App Promotion and App Store Optimization (PART 3)

by Katherine Watier Ong| October 16, 2014

In part three of our four-part series discussing app promotion and optimization, I wanted to share some tips for app store optimization. Or, said another way: How can you be sure users will be able to find your app in the store? Sixty-three percent of apps are discovered through app store searches, with others discovered via […]

Sustainability: How to Tell Your Story

by Laura Sutphen| October 15, 2014

Sustainability reporting has become the go-to method for organizations looking to provide insight and data on environmental and social enterprises. The question is how to take actions and good works and tell a cohesive story to showcase your efforts. Over the last five years, the audience for these reports has broadened, the mandate for companies […]

What Bill Gates and Measurement have in Common

by David Rockland| May 15, 2013

What do Bill Gates and communications measurement have in common? As the co-founder of Microsoft, Bill Gates helped create an entire industry that has transformed how we do our jobs and how we live every day. Now, through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, he has also made huge strides in solving some of the […]

My First Five Days as a Summer Fellow

by Elizabeth Stoltz| June 8, 2012

As week one of working as a Ketchum Summer Fellow (NYC) draws to a close, I’ve found myself gushing on the phone to my parents and friends about how incredible of a week this has been. I’m already catching myself speaking in Ketchum acronyms, putting names with faces (and email addresses and twitter handles, of […]

Analyze this: The latest developments in PR measurement

by David Rockland| May 23, 2012

This post originally appeared on and is part of the monthly Ask Doc Rock series. While analytics is an old idea, it has a new significance in public relations. In the past 15 years, we’ve evolved from rudimentary clip books to building databases detailing media that we generate.  We now have the data to […]