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PR talent just ‘good enough’? Don’t feign surprise

PR talent just ‘good enough’? Don’t feign surprise

PR talent just ‘good enough’? Don’t feign surprise

Is our country unique, or do others face the same challenges? This is the most frequent question I get asked at public relations conferences in every continent. The conferences change (most recently organized by our members CPRP in Argentina, 1 September; the PRomise Foundation in India, 23-24 September, and the Institute of Public Relations in Singapore, 13 October), but the question remains the same. And so does my answer...

Barcelona Principles 2.0 – Updated 2015

It’s been five years since the industry rallied around the Barcelona Declaration of Measurement Principles, agreeing to the first overarching framework for effective public relations (PR) and communication measurement.

The original goal was straightforward: provide guidelines to measure efficacy of communication campaigns; provide a basis to enable the replacement of outdated program measurement models and ultimately to end years of debate as to whether metrics such as AVEs and multipliers should be used. Here are the updated principles and supporting documents.