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Digital PR Measurement Lessons from News Analytics

The Proactive Report

News outlets mostly measure the wrong things,” writes Tom Rosenstiel, a senior fellow with the Brookings Institution and Executive Director of API. PR lesson: If your client or brand is a major enterprise, look for newsworthy topics to pitch to the media. PR Lesson: Invest the time and energy to produce original, unique content that no-one else is covering. PR lesson: Take the time to produce content of real depth and value. Content Marketing Digital PR

The 7 “New” Rules Of Digital PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Do you work in digital PR? The difference between digital PR and “traditional” PR is fuzzy, yet worth examining, because it has transformed our profession in so many ways. In some ways PR hasn’t changed that much. The targets of our efforts are likely to be digital media outlets with high domain authority – from The New York Times to Mashable. Digital PR practitioners have had to step up and learn new skills.

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Digital PR Measurement Lessons from News Analytics

The Proactive Report

News outlets mostly measure the wrong things,” writes Tom Rosenstiel, a senior fellow with the Brookings Institution and Executive Director of API. PR lesson: If your client or brand is a major enterprise, look for newsworthy topics to pitch to the media. PR Lesson: Invest the time and energy to produce original, unique content that no-one else is covering. PR lesson: Take the time to produce content of real depth and value. Content Marketing Digital PR

How to Measure the Quality of Your Content

The Proactive Report

Can you measure the quality of your content? The quality of writing and visuals is very subjective. Is your content based on research or did you just have a “bright ideas” and dash off a blog post or news item? With digital analytics it’s possible to know exactly how effective your content is. The post How to Measure the Quality of Your Content appeared first on Social Media Strategy | Online PR | Proactive Report | Sally Falkow.

Digital PR: What You Need to Know

The Proactive Report

There’s a good post in Business 2 Community about the challenges of starting out in Digital PR. If you’ve been trained in traditional PR and technology is fairly new to you, it will seem overwhelming at first. Digital PR Strategy. The activity you see in Digital PR is like the tip of an iceberg. ” Digital PR gives you access to information sources and data that was not available before. Use digital dashboards.

Digital PR: What You Need to Know

The Proactive Report

There’s a good post in Business 2 Community about the challenges of starting out in Digital PR. If you’ve been trained in traditional PR and technology is fairly new to you, it will seem overwhelming at first. Digital PR Strategy. The activity you see in Digital PR is like the tip of an iceberg. ” Digital PR gives you access to information sources and data that was not available before. Use digital dashboards.

Digital PR: What You Need to Know

The Proactive Report

There’s a good post in Business 2 Community about the challenges of starting out in Digital PR. If you’ve been trained in traditional PR and technology is fairly new to you, it will seem overwhelming at first. Digital PR Strategy. The activity you see in Digital PR is like the tip of an iceberg. ” Digital PR gives you access to information sources and data that was not available before. Use digital dashboards.

From PESO to Instagrammable Moments: 9 Trends Communicators Need to Own

PR News

As a communicator, you can have a powerful impact on just about every corner of your organization by using the platforms, relationships and knowledge that you and your PR team are uniquely positioned to leverage. The post From PESO to Instagrammable Moments: 9 Trends Communicators Need to Own appeared first on PR News Blog.

The Epic List of PR’s Daily Challenges (And How to Overcome Them)

PR News

Reality checked in with me recently when a few parents on my son’s rowing team, knowing my affiliation with PR News, asked me to write the press releases for the club. The post The Epic List of PR’s Daily Challenges (And How to Overcome Them) appeared first on PR News Blog. Sure, it’ll be easy, I thought, not factoring in a few key variables such as time constraints and more importantly that I knew very… Continued.

9 expert tips for writing press release headlines

PR Daily

When writing a press release, even experienced PR pros can get tripped up. We reached out to some of the industry’s top experts in PR, marketing and social media and asked them this one simple question: What is your No.1 proven tip for writing a press release headline? Matt Kovacs is President of California-based Blaze PR , which specializes in integrated PR, marketing, influencer and social media strategies.

7 PR Blogs You Should Be Following

Critical Mention

Adjusting to new trends is part of the business for PR professionals. While we certainly encourage PR and communications pros to follow our insightful Critical Mention blog , we also want to share a few of our other favorite PR blogs. Ragan’s PR Daily. PR Daily is a news site that delivers news, advice, and opinions on the public relations, marketing, social media, and media worlds. PR Couture. PRNEWS Blog.

The Wildfire way of measurement in PR

Wildfire

As PR agencies go, Wildfire is unashamedly nerdy. While we are a group of creatives in a beautiful riverside boathouse in suburban London, we’re also bunch of mad scientists who like to conduct experiments on all aspects PR — and we like having a logical, methodical approach to our work. So, forgive me in this blog post if I talk about the logical aspect of PR, rather than the creative, and use this as a chance to talk about measurement.

5 Content Pitfalls in Fast-Growing Businesses

The Proactive Report

Marketing and PR are two important components of growing a business. As marketing and branding expert Al Ries said, “PR starts the fire, marketing fans the flames.” ” Content has become an integral part of the success of your PR and marketing efforts and several studies show that the planning and implementation of a content strategy is high on the list of priorities for 2017. Not familiar with the changes in the digital customer journey.

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? Of course Edelman is viewed as a leading PR agency in the US – the world, even – but it interested me because the Trust Barometer drives stories such as “News Media No Longer Trusted!”

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Social media network broadcasting: No sales pitch please!

Personal PR

With the right strategy and a consistent tactical plan, your social and other online media (blogs, groups/forums) network audiences will eventually start to share, like and even comment on your broadcasted content (original articles, shared content, or back-and-forth conversations, etc.). You can easily measure the effectiveness of social media broadcast efforts to gauge the level of impact it’s having on your business. Originally published for the Jaffe Blog: [link].

10 terrific tech tools for PR pros

PR Daily

These apps, plug-ins and other handy helpers can streamline your workday and help you address writing and outreach issues. Although public relations remains a relationship-based profession, automated tools can help PR pros do their jobs more efficiently. The tools improve mainstream digital tools, reduce menial tasks, enhance productivity and make work easier for PR pros. FREE GUIDE: Not benchmarking in PR? Evernote is a useful tool for writing and organizing.

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Social media network broadcasting: No sales pitch please!

Personal PR

With the right strategy and a consistent tactical plan, your social and other online media (blogs, groups/forums) network audiences will eventually start to share, like and even comment on your broadcasted content (original articles, shared content, or back-and-forth conversations, etc.). You can easily measure the effectiveness of social media broadcast efforts to gauge the level of impact it’s having on your business. Originally published for the Jaffe Blog.

Sales, Pods and Audiobooks: 14 Months On, How’s That UK Financial Independence Book Doing?

ZudePR

Well, I am here to report that it’s not died on its ass (what a quintessentially British measure of success, David). I feel like it’s the book if I had the guts to write my own book, that I would have written this.”. It’s important to keep a praise file when you write a bestselling book. appeared first on Glasgow PR Agencies | Scottish Digital PR Company | Zude. PR/Business blog

28 Observations from 28 Months as a Solo PR

ZudePR

One of them was me, Zude PR. I don’t know what the figure is for Glasgow PR firms, but I imagine it’s similar. Here are 28 top observations from MY first 28 months as a solo digital PR pro (just in case you ever need them ). You Should Read This If: You’re c onsidering setting up your own (in my case solo) PR firm. I’m a 43-year-old traditional-media-relations-guy-turned-digital-PR. And I’m a much better PR to boot. #5: As well as blogs.

The Deep Work Habits of 28 Highly Productive People

ZudePR

Links out to the 10 best blog posts I've read (on getting stuff done) during five months of exhaustive research. Entrepreneurs, CEOs, authors, Professors, bloggers, PRs, SEOs, digital marketers, speakers. I'm writing a blog post on how the best communicators "go deep" and get stuff done. I know how I've done it; but how do others achieve it, I wondered (hence the blog post). She is a social media, SEO, Internet marketing and blogging consultant.

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6 New Rules Changing the B2B PR Game

B2B PR Sense

B2B PR has been morphing into a more robust vehicle. Today we no longer "spray and pray," clueless about how PR is impacting performance. Overtime B2B PR has solidified around six new rules that define and give heft to the practice. 6 New B2B PR Rules You Can't Ignore. Previously, PR results were often measured by impressions: How many people were potentially exposed to a story? Leveraging this power can mean a big return on your PR. B2B PR

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How to Get On in New Communications: Be Nice

ZudePR

Your blog is just not working and you’re wondering why. We both own PR companies, with a twist. So I jotted down a list of PR/digital/SEO/content marketing influencers. And for want of a better term I’m bracketing them in the category of “new PR” Or “new communications” to be more accurate, as these once disparate disciplines are increasingly converging. And they all blog. Author of 27 Blogging from Paradise books.

How to be a PR Pro Without Losing Your Soul

ZudePR

Similarities to PR. And the more I read the more I realised that a graphic design consultant’s life bears an uncanny resemblance to that of the PR man/woman/pro. So here are 21 tips from the author, Adrian Shaughnessy, for any graphic designer (or PR). This is the book waiting to be written about the PR industry. It shines more light than any book I’ve ever read about being a PR consultant (and it’s about design). PR/Business blog

18 PR standbys that will never die

PR Daily

I can't remember why exactly I asked the question on Facebook, but I did: I think it was because I'd just read a post about some PR standby (I couldn't think of the right word when I posted on Facebook) that was dead, long live the new PR thing… you know the kind of post (or news article) I mean. Marketers claiming PR is a tool/subset/specialization of marketing. Blog posts that declare a tactic dead. The idea that PR is all about driving sales.

How PR Pros Can Build Epic Personal Branding For Corporate Leadership

Rock the Status Quo

Like fluffy yellow chicks marching in line after their mama, many companies are stuck in push marketing tactics of the past, favoring carefully crafted, conservative external messaging and expecting their executives to rigidly follow corporate directives when it comes to having (or not having) a digital voice. So what’s a PR pro to do? Plus, it’s a great launch point into digital PR tactics, if online visibility is something new to you.

Orlando or Bust! Last Chance to Register for Solo PR Event at Discounted Rates

Solo PR Pro

As regular readers of this blog know, each year Solo PR Pro works to provide a one-of-a-kind conference experience for our community – one focused on the unique needs of independent communications consultants and other small organizations (as opposed to the deep-pocketed Fortune 500 organizations or large-scale PR agencies typically discussed at other events). How to Write Short: Word Craft for Fast Times – Roy Peter Clarke, Senior Scholar, Poynter Institute.

What Do You Get When You Cross Media Trends with Customer Support and Investor Relations? PR Tech Sum: Business Wire, Meltwater, Onclusive, Cision, TrendKite

Sword and the Script

At the beginning of every new month, I take a look back and the news and notes stemming from the software developers that make tools for PR pros. I call it the PR technology summary ( PR tech sum ) and here’s what I found over the last 30 days. Interestingly, PRWeek pointed to some of the competitive pressures in the industry as a result of acquisitive environment: “Business Wire once partnered with TrendKite, the digital PR platform that was acquired by Cision this year.

10 social media myths to quash

PR Daily

Many PR and marketing pros are adding social media proficiency to their skill sets to attract employers and clients, so it’s important to dispel falsehoods that can hamper campaigns and branding efforts. AWARDS: Did you use social in an innovative way to accomplish PR goals? Enter the Digital PR & Social Awards! Measurement has come a long way in PR, and analytics are essential to demonstrating your business value.

How to modernize your PR team workflow – The Essential Guide

Frederik Vincx

Reading Time: 24 minutes This guide provides you with a thorough 5-step plan to evaluate and improve the workflow of your PR team. What’s ahead: Map your PR team workflow. Hence, this isn’t a typical 500-word blog post with 10 tips to ( insert random PR activity ). PR teams need to adapt to the changing consumer. Long form blog posts? And you are not just competing against other PR teams for budgets, but also against advertising, digital, and marketing.

4 Ways to Maximize Your Influencer Marketing Campaign with Big Data

GroupHigh

You are looking to work with an influencer who runs a popular food blog. Regardless of whether you are writing the content to be placed on the website, or are having the influencer do it, the posts should include relevant terms such as: vegetarian dinners, veggie meals, amazing vegetarian meals, delicious vegetarian recipes, etc. One of the toughest aspects of influencer marketing is measuring the ROI.

PR pros predict which industry trends will matter most in 2019

PR Daily

With every new year it’s important for PR professionals to reflect on the prior 12 months’ successes and failures—and to prepare for what the coming year might bring. There were many surprises, breaking news, news-breaking tweets—business was never usual for us in PR,” said Julia Sahin, senior account supervisor at Edelman. RELATED: Join us at Disney World for our Social Media Conference for PR, Marketing and Corporate Communications. ]. design, writing, etc…).