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What is Data-Driven PR, Part 6: Analysis

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We’ve used the expression data-driven PR for quite some time now, but haven’t clearly defined it. What does data-driven PR mean? How do you know whether your public relations efforts are data-driven or not? To be data-driven is to make decisions with data first and foremost. In this series, we’ll examine how to become a more data-driven PR professional. Identifiable variables and data sources.

What is Data-Driven PR, Part 7: Refinement

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We’ve used the expression data-driven PR for quite some time now, but haven’t clearly defined it. What does data-driven PR mean? How do you know whether your public relations efforts are data-driven or not? To be data-driven is to make decisions with data first and foremost. In this series, we’ll examine how to become a more data-driven PR professional. What if we looked at our data more granularly?

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What is Data-Driven PR, Part 8: Crafting the Pitch

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We’ve used the expression data-driven PR for quite some time now, but haven’t clearly defined it. What does data-driven PR mean? How do you know whether your public relations efforts are data-driven or not? To be data-driven is to make decisions with data first and foremost. In this series, we’ll examine how to become a more data-driven PR professional. Crafting the Data-Driven Pitch.

Top Data-Driven PR Trends of 2016: Interactive Infographics

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In this series, we’ll examine a few data-driven trends that could mean success or failure for your PR efforts in 2016. Top-tier publications like the New York Times and Washington Post have changed from static infographics to dynamic, interactive infographics powered by complex web applications. Click to view the live infographic and work with the data. Audiences can slice and dice data to find the information they care about most.

How to Research Industry Trends Hassle-Free

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The ability to tap into this knowledge can help inform owned, earned, and paid media of your organization’s PR and marketing efforts. In this post, we’ll explore numerous free tools readily accessible at our fingertips across the world-wide-web. Well, first it’s a free media monitoring tool and while other tools may give more analytical data about coverage, they also can eat into a budget. along with post content data.

{PR}edict: Predictive Analytics and the Future of PR, Part 2

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The foundation of predictive analytics is one familiar to modern PR practitioners: data. What Data Do We Need for Predictive Analytics? To make accurate predictions, we need data with three attributes, what I call the three Cs: Clean. If our data lacks any of these attributes, creating reliable predictions will be impossible. Clean Data. Prediction is nothing more than sophisticated mathematical extrapolation of existing data. Compatible Data.

B2B Marketers: Even more data is coming, are you ready?

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The world seems awash in data with trends like IoT, wearables and big data dominating the headlines. They are most concerned with data that falls into their marketing domain (email, web traffic, social, earned media measurement) and feeding sales as much as possible. Data is Just for Consumers and Science Projects, right? Data, both its growth and value to marketers and their audiences, is growing across all spectrums. So, you think you’re data-driven….

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{PR}edict: Predictive Analytics and the Future of PR, Part 4

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In the last post , we looked at a sample prediction using Google Analytics™ data to make a prediction about my blog’s website traffic. We used clean, compatible, well-chosen data and looked forward 365 days to see what future performance of my blog looked like. What if, however, we didn’t have textbook data at our fingertips? Bad Data. The first and most common scenario in predictive analytics is flat-out bad data. Next: The Future of PR.

How to Measure the Success of Video Communications

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However, one area where video-minded PR professionals fall short is how to measure the success of video communications. This harkens back to the old days of web analytics, when we all tracked hits. Once we’ve got our data compiled in an orderly fashion, we need to understand what drives the actions we care about. As we mentioned in our recent webinar on Google Data Studio™ , many of our stakeholders don’t need every scrap of data we can provide.

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How DOES Mobile Change The Brandscape?

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In the internet of a decade ago, users experienced brands primarily through web browsers. In the PR and marketing space, we hear a lot of talk about how mobile devices change the “brandscape” as we know it. It certainly is convenient that nearly everyone carries a mobile device with built-in GPS, devices that are constantly communicating that location data to outside parties. appeared first on SHIFT Communications PR Agency - Boston | New York | San Francisco | Austin.

Share your data for a better PR program

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If you’re working with a data-driven PR firm, chances are at some point in your relationship you will be asked to grant access to a variety of marketing and data systems. To understand how systems access informs your PR program, we’ll reference the SHIFT Earned Media Hub Strategy as the base framework. This helps to narrow down PR campaigns, making them more appealing to your target audiences. Vice President, Marketing Technology.

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From PR to Marketing: Why You Should Expand Your Skill Set

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It’s hard to miss all the articles and blog posts about how the PR industry is changing, how it’s integrating with new skill sets. Today, I wanted to dive a little more into my personal experience on the subject – including why PR pros should honestly start thinking about expanding their skill sets (and where to start). years working on the technology PR team. I was already starting to see the need to integrate our traditional PR practices with marketing tech.

What is the value of an impression?

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One of the most common PR measurement questions we receive is, “What is the value of an impression?” If search volume then leads to website traffic, you can measure the value of that website traffic using goals and goal values in Google Analytics (or the web analytics software of your choice), and ultimately reverse engineer the value of the impressions and the awareness or perception they created. Vice President, Marketing Technology.

What is the value of an impression?

Shift Communications

One of the most common PR measurement questions we receive is, “What is the value of an impression?” If search volume then leads to website traffic, you can measure the value of that website traffic using goals and goal values in Google Analytics (or the web analytics software of your choice) and ultimately reverse engineer the value of the impressions and the awareness/perception they created. Vice President, Marketing Technology.

BuzzFeed Pound and the Future of Data-Driven Decisions

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Lately, that focus has turned to data. BuzzFeed, the Internet’s current media darling, realizes that data is the key. Data is the way to determine what works, what spreads, what stories will be shared and in what ways. BuzzFeed Pound makes the claim that it has cracked that nut using data and “new, proprietary technology that captures how BuzzFeed stories spread on the social web.” Account Manager, Marketing Technology.

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