Next Steps in Social Media Marketing

Flack's Revenge

If social media were a brand, it’s one that I think most would agree has been tarnished. And it’s not just about Facebook or even social media. Are the waters safe for social media marketing? Should brands hedge their bets?

Social Media and Digital PR Score Big at the SuperBowl

The Proactive Report

With the rise of social media and digital public relations, and especially the new advanced listening tools available to us, we can see the traction gained by a brand and see who is doing it right. Joy and loving life is now the selling point and the brand is winning.

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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.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2019 Digital PR & Social Media Awards finalists

PR Daily

The digital landscape is constantly changing, and it’s overcrowded with content. The impressive finalists for our Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards checked all the boxes. DIGITAL & SOCIAL MEDIA ACTIVITY. Digital Product or Service Launch.

Finalists named for the 2015 Digital PR & Social Media Awards

PR Daily

Our call went out for inspired work in digital PR and communications and use of social media. We saw the power of digital communications and social media harnessed by imaginative minds. Best Use of Digital & Social Media for.

Social Media Strategy Template

The Proactive Report

Download the PDF of the Social Media Strategy Template here. In January 2014 almost three-quarters of all adults were active in social media, according to the Pew Research Center. 92% of marketers claim that social media marketing is important for their business.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2018 Digital PR & Social Media Awards finalists

PR Daily

The digital communications and social media industries are always changing. We’re excited to announce PR Daily’s 2018 Digital PR & Social Media Awards finalists. DIGITAL AND SOCIAL MEDIA ACTIVITY. Brand Awareness.

Social Media Strategy Template

The Proactive Report

Download the PDF of the Social Media Strategy Template here. Almost three-quarters of all adults are active in social media, according to the Pew Research Center. 92% of marketers claim that social media marketing is important for their business.

4 digital PR and social media lessons from your favorite celebrities

PR Daily

Celebrities on social media are no strangers to controversy. There are plenty of lessons your brand can apply to your social media strategy from watching the rise and fall of your favorite celebrities online. Rihanna and her brand have a combined 62.6

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? After decades of media relations and pitching, everything is suddenly changing. PR is suddenly sexy again. Anyone can create content, blog and launch a new social media page.

Amazon stirs social media pot with tongue-in-cheek hashtag

PR Daily

A good hashtag is crucial for social media marketing. Hashtags—words or phrases preceded by a pound (#) sign on social media—help catalog your posts and promotions and can help users find your content. Guessing the social media grunt isn't a fan [link].

6 metrics to track when measuring digital PR

PR Daily

Are your digital PR efforts paying off? Consider these six telltale signs of a PR strategy that is having a significant impact on your bottom line. How do you really know if your digital PR is working? One of the goals of digital PR is to improve brand awareness.

Does Social Media Marketing need a Reboot? Drew Neisser Chimes in

Flack's Revenge

I have been blogging about challenges confronting digital PR and social media marketing. Are the social media waters still safe for marketing? What’s not safe is ignoring social conversations, especially those related to your brand and category.

PRCA Digital PR and Communications Report: "Digital PR moves fast"

Stephen Waddington

In the past 12 months digital PR has seen investment in content and paid social media but cuts in SEO and social listening. It’s hard to unpick a clear story from the PRCA’s Annual Digital PR and Communications Report.

Deadline approaching for PR Daily’s 2015 Digital PR & Social Media Awards

PR Daily

PR Daily wants to recognize how you uniquely and creatively put digital PR and communications and social media to work for your organization. If you wear those hats, then PR Daily’s 2015 Digital PR & Social Media Awards were built for you.

Here’s Why Social Media is a Top PR Platform!

Personal PR

Social media helps public relations professionals fulfill a more nuanced role to help with relationship management, identify brand reputation threats, and engage influencers as well as journalists. Social media has disrupted the field, making public relations a faster-paced […]. The post Here’s Why Social Media is a Top PR Platform! appeared first on Laurie Pehar Borsh PR.

Your organization can learn from these award-winning social media strategies

PR Daily

Creating innovative social media content can feel like a risky undertaking, but these organizations saw big wins. To capture an audience’s attention, you have to take risks—especially on social media.

2016 Trust Barometer Digital PR Implications

The Proactive Report

The 2016 Edelman Trust Barometer published this week highlights some trends that are of particular interest to PR practitioners: Who to trust: People around the world are increasingly reliant on a “person like yourself” for trusted information and opinions. Online media rose to #3 (53%).

Growing your personal brand on social media

Personal PR

Excellent advice from Pattie Lovett-Reid, chief financial commentator, CTV News – 5 ways to grow your personal brand on social media. ANALYSIS: Are you narcissistic if you’re on social media? 1) You need to take ownership of your brand.

The Role of Technology in Social Media Management

The Proactive Report

As the digital world continues its headlong rush into the future, with new tools and toys popping up all the time, managing a brand’s social media program has become a very time-intensive activity. MANAGING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA PR CAMPAIGNS.

Finalists Announced for PR Daily’s 2016 Digital PR & Social Media Awards!

PR Daily

We asked for your most inspired work in digital PR communications and the use of social media. Entries poured in, and your work demonstrated an amazing diversity of talent and superb digital PR & social media ideas. Media Relations Campaign.

Think you deserve the digital PR and social media crown?

PR Daily

That buzz inspires and captivates an audience that’s more distracted than ever—yet more socially connected. Digital PR and social media are now the preeminent way to get the word out about upcoming events, product or service launches, social issues and causes—truthfully, everything—and you led the charge. You deserve recognition for your digital prowess. Digital PR Campaign of the Year. Social Media Campaign of the Year.

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.

Digital PR Content – Campaign or Conversation?

The Proactive Report

This is a mistake that Digital PR practitioners should not fall prey to – after all PR as a discipline is about creating conversations. If anyone understands why content should be aiming at creating ongoing conversations, it’s PR folk. Digital PR content is not a sprint, it’s a marathon. There are many examples of digital campaigns: one was a toothpaste brand that targeted college kids. Need Digital PR training?

Now accepting submissions: PR Daily’s 2016 Digital PR & Social Media Awards

PR Daily

As one of PR Daily’s most popular programs, the Digital PR & Social Media Awards recognizes the most innovative communicators in PR and marketing. We’re looking for experts in digital communication to share their work with us—and the world.

CEOs still need to step it up on social media!

Personal PR

As of April 2015, CEO participation on social media is still low. That said it is becoming increasingly more important and more common for CEOs to step out from behind the desk and into the digital spotlights of social media.

Using Digital PR to Top up Your Sales Funnel

The Proactive Report

So the funnel now looks more like this: The best way to keep those first three layers of the funnel full is Digital PR: Brand awareness. Monitoring online conversations and content to gauge brand awareness. Developing a brand story. Creating a good company newsroom – with lots of content for the media and the public. Media coverage. Social media – thoughtful content that elicits a response. Brand Affinity.

Growing your personal brand on social media

Personal PR

Excellent advice from Pattie Lovett-Reid, chief financial commentator, CTV News – 5 ways to grow your personal brand on social media. ANALYSIS: Are you narcissistic if you’re on social media? Digital PR GETTING PERSONAL WITH PR Online Reputation Personal Publicity for Executives brand digital journalism media Online personal PR promotion Publicity social

How to Leverage Emotions to Boost Digital PR

Cision

Over the last few years, particularly with the onset of social media, emotional reactions from consumers have changed the face of public relations. Fortunately, emotions can be widely used in your digital PR, especially to tell stories that connect with your audience.

Social media network broadcasting: No sales pitch please!

Personal PR

One of the advantages of using social media networks for creating new business opportunities is the ability to share great information without having to rely solely on the traditional sales pitch approach. Good information is the lifeblood of social media networking.

2016 Trust Barometer Digital PR Implications

The Proactive Report

The 2016 Edelman Trust Barometer published this week highlights some trends that are of particular interest to PR practitioners: Who to trust: People around the world are increasingly reliant on a “person like yourself” for trusted information and opinions. This means that reviews and online conversations with other like-minded folk and content from Influencers they see as someone they can relate to should be a big part of a PR strategy in 2016. Online media rose to #3 (53%).

2016 Trust Barometer Digital PR Implications

The Proactive Report

The 2016 Edelman Trust Barometer published this week highlights some trends that are of particular interest to PR practitioners: Who to trust: People around the world are increasingly reliant on a “person like yourself” for trusted information and opinions. This means that reviews and online conversations with other like-minded folk and content from Influencers they see as someone they can relate to should be a big part of a PR strategy in 2016. Online media rose to #3 (53%).

Think you’re an expert in digital PR and social media? Prove it.

PR Daily

PR Daily wants to recognize how you uniquely and creatively put digital PR and social media to work for your organization. If your work focused on using digital and social media tools to enhance your message, PR Daily’s 2016 Digital PR & Social Media Awards were made for you. For this year’s program, our judges are looking for the best of the best in digital PR and social media.

6 metrics to track when measuring digital PR

PR Daily

How do you really know if your digital PR is working? Stop shooting in the dark with your digital PR and start getting to the bottom of your progress. Here are the six metrics that can help you gauge the success of your digital PR efforts: 1. Social shares.

Using Digital PR to Top up Your Sales Funnel

The Proactive Report

So the funnel now looks more like this: The best way to keep those first three layers of the funnel full is Digital PR: Brand awareness. Monitoring online conversations and content to gauge brand awareness. Developing a brand story. Media coverage.

LinkedIn: The rise of B2B Social media Marketing

5W PR

For many companies, social media marketing initially seems to belong exclusively to the business-to-consumer marketplace. However, research into B2B advertising suggests that companies can actually benefit more from social media advertising than they think – particularly if they choose the right platform. Around 84% of business decision makers say that they’re influenced by social media when making purchasing decisions.

Social Media ROI – it takes a village

Personal PR

Last year, I wrote an article for Jaffe –the legal industry’s full-service PR and marketing agency, entitled Come Out from Behind the Brand. I guess you can call me a traditionalist; I am a huge proponent of staying true to what social media actually means, and how it was originally developed to connect people with people. In doing so , all of this can and will lead to increased online visibility (digital PR and publicity!)

Social media network broadcasting: No sales pitch please!

Personal PR

One of the advantages of using social media networks for creating new business opportunities is the ability to share great information without having to rely solely on the traditional sales pitch approach. Good information is the lifeblood of social media networking.

Digital PR Content – Campaign or Conversation?

The Proactive Report

This is a mistake that Digital PR practitioners should not fall prey to – after all PR as a discipline is about creating conversations. If anyone understands why content should be aiming at creating ongoing conversations, it’s PR folk. Digital PR content is not a sprint, it’s a marathon. There are many examples of digital campaigns: one was a toothpaste brand that targeted college kids. Need Digital PR training?

Digital PR Content – Campaign or Conversation?

The Proactive Report

This is a mistake that Digital PR practitioners should not fall prey to – after all PR as a discipline is about creating conversations. If anyone understands why content should be aiming at creating ongoing conversations, it’s PR folk. Digital PR content is not a sprint, it’s a marathon. There are many examples of digital campaigns: one was a toothpaste brand that targeted college kids. Need Digital PR training?