Blogging Tips for PR Pros

PR Expanded

Fast forward almost ten years and blogging is so ubiquitous that not only are blogs supplanting traditional media channels as sources for breaking news, practically every single company I can think of has one. So don’t do that for your blog, either! blogging Content PR 2.0

3 Things a PR Agency Can Offer Every Client

Ron Torossian

The post 3 Things a PR Agency Can Offer Every Client appeared first on Ronn Torossian 5WPR Founder Blog. Brand PR PR PR Agency Ronn Torossian BRANDING Public Relations

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Content Marketing Lessons Learned From Our Best Performing Blog Posts

Polaris

Here are some of Polaris’ most popular blog posts from 2014, along with the lessons they taught us. I certainly found his answers helpful, publishing them as a Q&A blog post in February titled What Canadian PR Agencies Should Know About New Anti-Spam Legislation.

13 Ways Our PR Agency's Blog Blew It -- And What Kuno Creative Did To Fix It

MaccaPR

Just as every parent thinks their own sons and daughters are the best looking and most brilliant children on Planet Earth, too many companies and marketing agencies – our Minneapolis PR firm included – are convinced that their blogs could hardly be better. 7 BLOG REDESIGN TIPS.

How to Grow an Agency

Shift Communications

Now that we’ve popped the champagne and cut the cake, it feels natural to consider not just HOW MUCH we’ve grown, but HOW we’ve grown – and more importantly, what does that suggest for mid-sized agencies in an increasingly competitive market?

Email Newsletter Subscribers or Blog Subscribers: Which is Better?

Polaris

I’d rather have blog subscribers.”. Are blog subscribers better? If someone subscribes to your blog, you do not have permission to email them anything except your blog. (If You can email them your blog to promote engagement.

10 outstanding corporate blogs

PR Daily

There seems to be a lot of noise about the "death of the company blog.". In a world with so many shiny balls to chase—such as Snapchat and Instagram—are blogs still viable? What is the state of the art in company blogging? What are the best company blogs today?

Blogging for SEO: 7 tips

PR Daily

Blogging for search engine optimization (SEO) is one way to increase your visibility, but it takes more than just posting an article now and then. The best way to increase SEO for blogs is to be strategic. In addition to looking better for visitors, it’s important when blogging for SEO.

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Is the corporate blog still content marketing’s “home base”?

Communications Conversations

Drive all social traffic back to our corporate blog and/or web site. Drive all social traffic back to our corporate blog and/or web site. Dave Kerpen is a agency owner and big-time influencer in the social space. His company has a corporate blog.

Five Critical Points of Blogging & Image Law Every PR Pro Must Know

Rock the Status Quo

Agencies, PR and marketing professionals, bloggers and anyone doing social media (who doesn’t?) And… at work, when you use a photograph of Angelina Jolie in a blog post on breast cancer. (It You paid the photographer AND agency, after all, so it belongs to you!) Then there’s this one – so rampant in the agency world – you post screenshots of a client’s customized Facebook page and Twitter background in your online portfolio. SMACK.

Why agency leaders must use Twitter

PR Daily

They want to work with agencies that are featured in those places.”. Now, our mantra is that we never suggest anything to a client we haven’t tried ourselves: Blogging, email marketing, lead generation, content creation, paid media, or social media.

Our PR Agency's Secrets For Top-Performing Resumes

MaccaPR

With thousands of new college grads hitting the pavement looking for work in public relations, we thought this month would be a good time to share what our Minneapolis PR and online marketing agency considers to be the most critical components of a persuasive resume. Agency Life

The Beginner’s Guide to Blogging 10/10: Bulk Blog Topics Generation

Shift Communications

Blogging isn’t going out of style any time soon; with the ascent of content marketing, blogging, podcasting and video are on the minds of marketers and PR professionals all the time. Beginner's Guide to Blogging Series: Part 1: Blog Core Values. Bulk Blog Topic Generation.

Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success

Waxing UnLyrical

That’s a blog post for another day. Take every question your company gets asked and consider writing a blog post to answer it. Competitor websites, blogs and industry forums. If a blog post falls in the forest and there’s no one around to read it, does it even exist?

11 social media principles to guide PR agencies

PR Daily

Many PR and marketing agencies are still using social media ineffectively—for their clients and for themselves. Clients need it and agencies say they can master it, but neither group knows why they are using it or how it plugs into the business side.

Winning In Public Relations With The New News

Ron Torossian

The post Winning In Public Relations With The New News appeared first on Ronn Torossian 5WPR Founders Blog. Brand PR Communications Agency PR Agency Ronn Torossian 5WPR CEO Crisis PRWith the advent of news on mobile devices, the public relations industry as a whole shrugged.

Should I keep blogging?

Communications Conversations

Two Facebook posts in the last week got me thinking: Should I really keep blogging? First, Geoff Livingston talked about how if he had to do it all over again, and start his social presence from the ground up, he would NOT blog. And, it got me thinking: Should I keep blogging in 2015?

Highlights from the State of Blogging in 2017 Survey

Sword and the Script

It’s easy to believe there are a million marketing blogs but that’s just not true. If you blog about marketing – especially with any semblance of frequency – you are in fact among a fair small group. Bloggers, by an overwhelming majority (76%), choose to run their blogs on WordPress.

PR Not Working? Here’s Why

ReimaginePR

Please excuse the formatting and other errors in this blog. Blog PR Agency AdvicePR explosion as smashed and broken into golden pieces word, depth dimensional background. They will be fixed soon but we needed to publish to be better able to deal with them.PR

How to Create an Editorial Strategy for Your Blog – Part One

Journalistics

In my first post of the year, I confessed my blogging sins and provided some insights around what caused me to blog less the past few years, and what I learned from the process. This posts was the first step in my journey to blog more in 2016.

7 free tools to attract readers to your blog

PR Daily

Here’s the good news: When it comes to compiling PR tools for posts or agency seminars, that obsessive bookmarking pays off. There are dozens upon dozens of great tools that professionals can use for lots of purposes, including drawing readers to a blog.

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Defining Thought Leadership in a Business Blog

Ishmael's Corner

Such dot-connecting points to blogging as one of the best platforms for thought leadership. At the risk of stating the obvious, defining the objectives for a company blog goes a long way toward determining whether a blog truly delivers on the promise of thought leadership.

Last Night a Blog Post Changed My Life

ZudePR

And my primary sources of information, advice, enjoyment, and inspiration have been blogs (and bloggers). All this blog-reading has not gone unremarked. Family think I’m a bit bonkers, reading all these blogs and passing them on for free. In it was a blog about reading.

All Business IS Personal

ReimaginePR

Blog PR Agency Advice PR Advice Reimagine PR “It’s nothing personal, it’s just business.” ” It’s worth noting that the phrase was coined by mob accountant Otto Berman. By age 15, Berman had been charged with rape.

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As Trust Declines, How Are You Helping Clients (or Your Agency) Earn It?

Rock the Status Quo

Credible news sources – media – first, along with editorial by influencers and relevant ezines and blog post aggregators. And isn’t it interesting that it’s a PR agency doing the belittling, when the value of media drives their business?

3 considerations when selecting a PR agency

PR Daily

Aside from doing your research and looking at case studies , here are three pointers for picking the PR agency for you: 1. A PR agency that promises social media management. The same goes for any results an agency promises. “If How long has the agency been around?

What Cats Can Teach Agency Marketers About Client Service

MaccaPR

You’re probably wondering what cats have to do with my agency life at Maccabee Public Relations and our field of marketing communications. So I approach the situation like I would any agency client issue – assess, triage and make it right.

Supporting the Brand Building for a Country, Not an Assignment That Comes Along Every Day

Ishmael's Corner

France’s international economic development agency, Business France, selected us to promote the country’s tech industry (Le French Tech initiative) in the U.S. I rarely use the blog as a forum to address Agency business, but I’m making an exception today.more.

What Values-Driven Companies Really Look Like

ReimaginePR

Blog PR Agency Advice income equality PR Advice values Can you believe it? Gravity CEO Dan Price was spending time with a friend who talked about how hard it was to make rent on what she was being paid. In that moment, Income Inequality became a very real thing for him.

12 off-the-beaten-path ways to elevate your blogging

PR Daily

Do you ever find yourself slogging through blogging? For those that answered yes, take note of these 12 less-than-obvious ways to help you jog, rather than slog, through posting to your blog. fashion blog. Each one wears a T-shirt emblazoned with the name of her blog.

7 traits of excellent PR agencies

PR Daily

PR agencies are great for building brand awareness. Are you considering hiring a new PR agency? Here are seven traits that excellent PR agencies possess: 1. There are approximately 8,000 PR agencies in the Unites States alone.

Making Your Blog More PR-Friendly

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

This is true for the earned media we generate, the thought leadership content we produce for clients and for our own blog content. Any company blogging today must have a strategy for boosting the visibility of their content and ensuring it is shareable and shared.

How to find a good social media blog to add to your reader

Communications Conversations

And I read blogs. I use Feedly to aggregate all the blogs I read. I organize them by categories: MN blogs, advertising blogs, PR blogs, content blogs. And social media blogs. Then, you have a slew of blogs created by agencies and vendors.

Media measurement partnerships: a roadmap for PR agencies and clients

Media Bullseye

The “owned” part of media is typically considered to be things like blog posts and white papers, but think about posting your own case studies on PR measurement successes.

Cash for blogs – are some bloggers now selling out?

Norton's Notes

Over the last five to ten years we have seen a big shift in how blogs are being used, I myself remember starting my personal blog back in 2007 and a number of my colleagues thought I was crazy. Blogging was certainly not the cool thing to do back then and the technology was not that great for doing it either – we all learnt a bit of coding on the way. There were a number of PR blogs but not hundreds in the PR space as there are today.

Rethink FHRITP: Together We Can Make it Mean Something Good

ReimaginePR

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To Byline or Not: 5 Reasons Why Your Blog Should Identify Its Authors

MaccaPR

Must your company identify the author of each of your blog’s posts with a byline? Or is it an acceptable social media best practice to publish blog posts that are credited to an anonymous company voice? We love your blog!”. 5 Reasons Your Blog Should Identify Its Authors.

A Day in the Life of a HA Design Intern — from the Eyes of a Neighbor

The Hoffman Agency

By Grace Chu , Senior Account Executive, The Hoffman Agency Hong Kong. Wonder what it’s like to be a design intern at The Hoffman Agency? The post A Day in the Life of a HA Design Intern — from the Eyes of a Neighbor appeared first on "What's HAppening" Blog.

The Benefits of Being a Good PR Agency Client; Off Script #18: Rich Young

Sword and the Script

The knowledge gained working for a PR agency is often described as a mile wide and an inch deep. If dynamics of clients and agencies are likened to relationships, it’s the effective integration of these two perspectives that often make a meaningful difference.

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What You’re Really Paying For When Hiring A Photographer

ReimaginePR

Blog photography photography advice PR Agency Advice PR Advice Reimagine PR“What? 1500.00 to hire a photographer? It’s just a picture. Anyone with a phone can do this. Tell you what, I’m willing to shell out 200 bucks. Better yet, I’ll get my cousin Andrea to take it.