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Public Relations Statistics & Trends

e-Strategy Trends’ continually-updated collection of public relations statistics and trends for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.

Facebook’s Earned Media Exposure [CHART]

via One of the chief benefits of Facebook for marketers is the earned media opportunities it provides, according to a comScore report released in June 2012. Using large brands as test cases and analyzing the impact of this earned media exposure among fans and friends of fans as compared to a control group, the…

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Local Business Recommendation Methods, 2011 & 2012 [CHART]

via Word-of-mouth is still the most popular way for consumers to recommend local businesses, though social channels are figuring more into the equation, finds a BrightLocal survey, the results of which were published in June 2012 on Search Engine Land. 77% of the survey respondents said they had shared a recommendation through word-of-mouth in…

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Email Drives Virtual Event Registration [CHART]

via Email is overwhelmingly the top driver of virtual event registration, according to an August 2011 survey from MarketingProfs and Trendline Interactive, sponsored by ON24. Data from “The Practicalities of Virtual Events” indicates 83% of virtual event attendees have heard about an event through email. Only 23% have heard about a virtual event through…

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