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.

Is Digital PR Making Public Relations Sexy Again?

Rock the Status Quo

When you think of the biggest changes in the move from traditional #PR to #DigitalPR, what comes to mind? It’s also coming from those without a lick of public relations experience who are suddenly writing content and pitching bloggers. PR is suddenly sexy again.

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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. Content Marketing Digital PR

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. Content Marketing Digital PR

A Dummies Guide to Digital PR

5W PR

In the world of public relations, digital PR refers to the online marketing strategy utilized by businesses to increase their online presence and boost their brand. Digital PR carries any similarities to traditional PR, but in reality represents an opportunity to reach a broader audience- global, in fact- in a way that offline techniques are unable to achieve. Digital PR is a powerful tool capable of boosting a brand’s online presence and visibility.

A Ten-Minute Blog Post

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SEO Trends for 2015 from Rand Fishkin, MOZ I’ll write a longer post about this in a few weeks, since I’d like to add some ideas to what Rand has to say, but this SlideShare includes some trends that every public relations practitioner should be following. Digital PR

How Digital PR Pros Can Cope with Recent Google Search Updates

Cision

The PR industry and SEO no longer live in two separate worlds. A strong reason for PR pros to start concentrating more on SEO. In the advanced digital landscape and a mobile-first world, digital PR is already closely integrated with SEO. A case in point is that of Google’s algorithms, which apart from the SEO industry, also have a profound impact on the PR industry. The Digital and PR Evolution.

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4 Free Chrome Brower Extensions for a Digital PR Edge

Sword and the Script

Blog posts that recommend some absurd amount of tech tools that are labeled “must have” amaze me. My proofreading skills can always improve — though I contend when you write a several thousand words a day — you’re bound to have a couple. by Frank Strong.

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.

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.

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.

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How Digital PR Pros Can Cope with Recent Google Search Updates

Beyond PR

The PR industry and SEO no longer live in two separate worlds. A strong reason for PR pros to start concentrating more on SEO. In the advanced digital landscape and a mobile-first world, digital PR is already closely integrated with SEO.

Last Night a Blog Post Changed My Life

ZudePR

For most of my 18-year career as a PR consultant the blogosphere had passed me by. And my primary sources of information, advice, enjoyment, and inspiration have been blogs (and bloggers). All this blog-reading has not gone unremarked. In it was a blog about reading.

Why PR May be the Answer to the Future of Search

The Proactive Report

SEO) His latest blog post is about the trend for searchers to find what they want right on the search results page (SERP) and not bother to click though to a website. PR and the Future of Search. What’s that you say – your PR team doesn’t know how to write meta tags?

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.

Rock Your Personal Branding With LinkedIn Long-Form Posts

Rock the Status Quo

If you do anything in the digital space – PR, content marketing, search engine optimization, social media – the one thing that matters most is experience. In our industry, writing is one of those skills that can make or break career advancement. A lot of writing.

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?

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.” Not familiar with the changes in the digital customer journey. SEO writing is a vital PR skill today.

5 Tips for Creating High Quality Content

The Proactive Report

1. Do your homework: Find out what is currently available on your topic, what angles have already been covered, and where you can fill a need or write about a new angle. Don’t slap a stock image on a blog post just because you know you need an image. Content Marketing Digital PR

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The Uber-Awesome, Not-So-Secret Weapon For Making Your CEO More Visible

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It may not be sexy or glamorous – but if you are integrating digital tactics into your PR, a simple solution to gain visibility for your CEO ( or other leadership executive ) is this: use LinkedIn’s publisher platform. Digital PR

How to Measure the Quality of Your Content

The Proactive Report

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.

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? Digital PR

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Can Product Review YouTuber’s Become Brand Ambassadors?

Rock the Status Quo

I came across this fantastic product review video recently when writing up a new business proposal. I was looking to understand a product’s digital presence and reputation, and fill in the proposal with some creative ideas on how to amplify and improve it. Digital PR

How to Improve Your Media Coverage

The Proactive Report

Media Relations is a core part of PR and can be one of the trickiest. See what they write about. Read their blog. Since I now have a blog about PR and technology, I’m on lists like Cision. A few minutes reading my blog would avoid that.

A Logo You Want to Eat

PR News

If you’re looking at an electronic screen as I write this, there’s a good chance you have a craving for a Hershey’s Kiss or two or 10, or for a Hershey bar with almonds, or just a plain old Hershey bar. The post A Logo You Want to Eat appeared first on PR News Blog. Digital PR Media Relations

SMART News Content

The Proactive Report

And this way, the PR industry becomes a partner in communicating truthful and factual information.” SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is an essential skill for PR practitioners. It should be taught along with writing, in all PR classes.

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Infusing A Little Analog into Your Digital Life

PR News

Imagine this: attendees at a conference are flocking to a table filled with greeting cards where they can choose among “thank you,” “happy birthday,” and “congratulations” greetings, write something nice (hopefully), lick the envelope and place it in the makeshift, Lucite mailbox. The post Infusing A Little Analog into Your Digital Life appeared first on PR News Blog.

Google’s Content Rules

The Proactive Report

Content has always been a major part of PR, but now it’s become an integral part of all marketing. Every Google update to their algorithm, and all their rules about how to write content, have one aim in mind: to improve the results they give their users.

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9 productive activities for PR pros during a summer lull

PR Daily

Here’s what PR pros can do with the downtime in slower summer months. We asked a few PR and communications pros for some ideas. Katheryn Watson, digital PR manager, Kaizen Agency. Jessica Fairfax, digital PR manager, Kaizen Agency.

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.).

12 of the best online tools for PR pros

PR Daily

What digital aids do you find it impossible to live without? This article originally appeared on PR Daily in April of 2018. Here are 12 of the most helpful tools for PR pros looking to ease their workload: Finding PR opportunities and building media lists.

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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.

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Leeds PR Agency Prohibition PR is looking for a PR Executive – is it you?

Prohibition

It’s been an exciting time at Prohibition PR. As you’ve probably figured out, we’re not old fashioned when it comes to PR. While we do ‘the traditional stuff’ very well indeed, we’re constantly pushing the boundaries of what you would expect from a PR agency.

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

ZudePR

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.

This Book Just Might COMPLETELY Change Your Business

Rock the Status Quo

One large brand and one small brand, both showcasing their digital integration efforts and what has worked for them. Helium: A Digital Storybook is a collection of carefully curated infographics that support ideas within the book, and help you take them further.

This Book Just Might COMPLETELY Change Your Business

Rock the Status Quo

One large brand and one small brand, both showcasing their digital integration efforts and what has worked for them. Helium: A Digital Storybook is a collection of carefully curated infographics that support ideas within the book, and help you take them further.

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.).

18 a Day: RESET Sells 3,300 Copies in 1st Six Months

ZudePR

RESET has been featured on more than 40 blogs, including Monevator and The Escape Artist. ” I’ve managed to segue back to the day job (I run my own PR consultancy ) since December, picking up a few contracts – beating off stiff competition:O) – from interesting clients.