Measuring Results Across the Customer Journey

The Proactive Report

Measuring awareness. Measuring interest. Measuring conversion. Word of mouth is still the best advertising and social media has become the ultimate word of mouth vehicle. Measuring advocacy. Learn how to measure and improve your marketing and PR campaigns.

Digital Advertising and Public Relations, Part 5: Advertising Measurement

Shift Communications

In this series, we’ll examine the tools, techniques, and strategies of paid advertising as they apply to public relations work. Advertising Measurement. In this final part in our series, how do we measure our advertising? Measurement Pre-Requisites.

Measurement Month: The Barcelona Principles

Mindful Marketing

As part of our support for AMEC’s Measurement Month , we’ll share again our thoughts on their importance. They recognize and encourage that goal setting and measurement are fundamental to success. Are the Principles Only About Measuring PR? By Seedepth.

Campaign Recap: Advertising Week 2018

5W PR

Celebrating 15 years of bringing together the who’s who of the advertising and media ecosystem from all over the globe, this year’s Advertising Week boasted 4 bustling floors of activity over 4 days at the AMC Loews Theatre in New York.

The Funnel Approach to PR Measurement

AirPR

For years, the PR industry has struggled with how to effectively measure PR in any sort of standardized manner. Unlike advertising where a few key metrics clearly define success, PR’s complex, relationship-based structure makes identifying metrics for widespread adoption far more challenging.

Learn to Measure What Matters

The Proactive Report

September is AMEC’s Global Measurement Month with many events around the world focused on PR measurement. Advertising Equivalency Values, where you measure the value of your media coverage by calculating how much an equivalent advertisement would cost.)

Why We Need a New Way to Measure Earned Media

Cision

While those of us in marketing or PR are quick to applaud technologies that allow us to do more, reach more, or earn more, we don’t seem to have the same attitude about updating our measurement tools and processes. Take Advertising Value Equivalency (AVE), for example.

Make PR Measurement A Priority

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

New technologies are helping make the measurement of public relations results easier, less time-consuming and more meaningful. More PR agencies today are designating a measurement guru on its team to own analytics. Advance legwork can improve the odds of achieving measurable impact.

Bringing PR Measurement Into the Digital Era

Cision

Read on to learn more about how PR can bring measurement into the digital era. They look at results across channels, such as PR, social, web, display advertising, search, etc. The Benefits of PR Measurement Across Channels. Bringing PR Measurement Together.

Digital Advertising and Public Relations, Part 3: Advertising Strategies

Shift Communications

In this series, we’ll examine the tools, techniques, and strategies of paid advertising as they apply to public relations work. Advertising Strategies. The first and most common use of advertising is to capture attention. Advertising Marketing Public Relations

20 PR Measurements Beyond Impressions & AVEs for Sales Value

Cision

As public relations professionals, we know that PR measurement is essential to the success of our campaigns, budgets and client relationships. We attend webinars, dabble with Google Analytics and follow the latest blogs to learn how to move from traditional to relevant measurement.

Why CEOs Should Invest in PR Attribution and PR Measurement

AirPR

1 Paid search, display ads, social media, online video advertising and email marketing will grow to 46% of advertising budgets 2. PR’s effectiveness can then be measured with impactful business metrics , just like other aspects of the marketing mix.

5 Amazing Facts You Must Know About Facebook Advertising

Cision

B2B marketers, in particular, are missing a huge opportunity with social advertising to promote content. Facebook makes money by selling advertising. But the social advertising model looks nothing like the traditional shotgun approaches we are used to.

4 Ways to Measure Podcasting Success

Cision

Currently, brands like Acura, GE, Delta Airlines, Lexus and Prudential have shown confidence in the platform by purchasing advertising, but to keep its advertisers Slate will have to show the true performance of its podcasts.

Is native advertising a threat to PR?

PR Daily

I read some pretty surprising stats recently in a Content Strategist post which outlined the success The New York Times '' brand studio is having with custom advertising content (referred to as “paid posts”). We’ve seen differing stats on the “effectiveness” of native advertising.

Facebook admits to inflating advertisers’ video views

PR Daily

Facebook assured advertisers that they weren’t overcharged. We also renamed the metric to make it clearer what we measure. Of note here is that even though Facebook self-reported the discrepancy weeks ago on its Advertiser Help Center, reporters only picked it up recently.

Will native advertising eventually be PR’s demise?

Communications Conversations

The post outlined the success the New York Times brand studio (T Brand Studio) is having with their custom advertising content (referred to as “paid posts”). We’ve seen differing stats on the “effectiveness” of native advertising.

Your 5-Step Plan to Modern PR Measurement

Cision

For a while, advertising value equivalency (AVE) was a must-have PR metric. Today, PR professionals and practitioners believe measurement should provide concrete data on how well you can engage with influencers on social media, communicate stories to reporters and more. Align your brand’s PR strategy with long-term business objectives by following this five-step plan for modern PR measurement. Get even more PR measurement tips? It starts by measuring a single campaign.

Free Tip Sheet! 6 Steps to Modern PR Measurement

Cision

Advertising value equivalency once was the gold standard in showing the impact of media impressions, but it has since been surpassed by more concrete and accurate metrics. So where do you start measuring the value of your PR? Implement a PR measurement program immediately.

Infographic: How to measure social media success

PR Daily

To tie your online efforts to your organization’s profits and measure your return on investment, it’s essential to have a game plan in place. MDG Advertising. It shares: Set measurable goals for tracking your social media efforts.

Get The Resources You Need to Measure PR Effectively

Cision

“Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half.” Ninety-five percent of communicators say they measure their PR, including social media. Use the following PR measurement resources to get a true read on your efforts.

How To Measure PR Outcomes: A Practical Guide

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

That was how we measured the PR team’s performance – by counting the publicity clips our work generated. And how to measure the other activities that a PR group delivers? But the problems with AVE (Advertising Value Equivalent) are obvious.

Are You Making PR Measurement Mistakes?

Cision

One-third of public relations professionals still aren’t measuring the value of their work. Over a quarter (27 percent) of AMEC members work with a majority of clients who request their campaigns be measured by advertising value equivalency (AVE).

3 steps to choosing between native advertising and content marketing

PR Daily

A fight is brewing in the world of marketing when it comes to brand budget dollars: How do you choose between native advertising and content marketing? Define a goal and how you will measure success.

A guide to successfully investing in paid advertising

PR Daily

Paid advertising can be a great way to guide more traffic to your site and increase business, however it can be an expensive endeavor if you don’t really know what you are doing. Regarding Google’s paid advertising : · Google has tracked 4 billion store visits from ad clicks.

#measurePR Recap (November 2016): Measuring Engagement

Waxing UnLyrical

The November edition of #measurePR focused on measuring engagement. PESO measurement! On the most useless way of measuring engagement: A5: Measuring engagement by “shares” alone. measurepr A5 Measuring quantity of hits, impressions, views, etc.,

Everything is Measurable in PR

Shift Communications

Virtually everything in marketing, advertising, and PR is measurable. The statement, more accurately worded, is that not everything is worth measuring. It’s not worth measuring – but that doesn’t mean it can’t be measured.

We Should Measure Content Marketing by Relationships

Sword and the Script

The paper traces the use of pageveiws for measurement to online advertising, where CPM, or cost per thousand pageviews, became standard for advertising fees. Likes have essentially “rendered” likes useless, as Facebook has become focused on social media advertising revenue.

Tool of the Month: Facebook’s GDPR Guidance for Advertisers

PR in High Definition

Facebook (and many of the social networks) have already been putting greater transparency measures in place in the recent waves of scrutiny and interest. Now back in January, Facebook approached this from the user perspective, giving consumers the ability to control how they were advertised to and it’ll be interesting to see how this evolves and how the ICO views this. The post Tool of the Month: Facebook’s GDPR Guidance for Advertisers appeared first on Firefly Communications.

Marketing sponsorships—measurement, impact assessment need improving

Agility PR Solutions

Marketing expenditures on sponsorship have increased considerably over the past several years, but progress in measuring and assessing sponsorship’s business impact has been marginal, according to a new study from the Association of National Advertisers (ANA).

Digital Advertising and Public Relations, Part 1: Introduction

Shift Communications

The way is paid media: digital advertising. Advertising and public relations share a common goal: more attention. Forward-thinking public relations professionals know that advertising and public relations together often generate greater impact than each channel separately.

Smarter Ways to Measure Authoritative Content

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’ve bought into that, then how do you find smarter ways to measure authoritative content? So when the nature of authoritative content is changing so dramatically, how you measure the success of your content has to change as well.

Why coverage measurement metrics count

The Resolution Blog

Go to any publisher advertising rate card and you’ll find the unique user figure rarely changes so is this a true representation of who viewed our coverage? Link count within PR coverage is another key element to measurement.

How to Best Measure Your PR Success

Shift Communications

PR teams have long deplored the challenges of how to best measure your PR success and effectively report program results. Yes, it can be difficult to understand how to justify your team’s hard work to management, or to measure PR’s contribution to the bottom line.

4 measurement mistakes to fix now

PR Daily

Over half of communicators say measurement is the leading PR skill gap, according to a PR Academy trends survey. The good news is you can close the gap by avoiding these common measurement miscues: 1. Measuring outputs, not impact. The biggest measurement mistake PR pros make is focusing on what’s easy to track,” says Julie O’Neil, director of the graduate program of strategic communication at Texas Christian University. Instead, use measurement to upgrade your work.

How to Develop Meaningful PR Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” All of these statements are correct in their limited context, but are also misstatements meant to reconcile the difficulty of communications measurement. Measure what’s important (not everything is).

Measurement Challenges: How to investigate new platforms

Media Bullseye

Advertising and marketing publications like AdWeek are also good. Measurement. When you don’t know how a platform will end up being used by your target audience, trying to determine how to measure it might be even more of a challenge.

4 ways to measure brand journalism results

PR Daily

For decades, impressions and advertising value were the staples of PR measurement. This is the single mandate: Put your goals and measurement techniques in place before starting your campaign. Traditional PR measurement.

B2B Blog Metrics: 4 Effective Categories to Measure Success

Sword and the Script

The first measure came from a business with a marketing automation system implemented. The second measure was largely a manual effort: going back through the deals closed at the end of the year and identifying which ones had downloaded gated for content featured on the blog.

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#measurePR Recap (September 2017): Celebrating AMEC Measurement Month 2017

Waxing UnLyrical

In September, #measurePR celebrated Measurement Month with an all-star, all-female panel of #measurati. On PR measurement myths: A3: Most common failure is getting tied up with counting.