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Digital PR skills for PR pros are paramount for survival

PR Daily

COVID-19 has imposed on PR pros a retreat of sorts, and with many clients dormant, an opportunity arises for recalibrating and refreshing extant skills and cultivating new processes. Learn new digital skills or partner with experts in SEO and social media.

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.

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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].

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.

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.

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.

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.

10 social media myths to quash

PR Daily

Though business owners and organizational execs have begun to embrace social media, many misconceptions still exist. Here are 10 common social media myths—and the truth behind them: 1. I don’t have the resources for social media.

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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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.

9 expert tips for writing press release headlines

PR Daily

Here’s what PR veterans suggest should guide your efforts to be pithy and exhaustive at the same time. This article originally ran on PR Daily in February of 2018. When writing a press release, even experienced PR pros can get tripped up.

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.

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. I have been writing and preaching about this for years now! As the graphic shows […].

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.

4 tips for using word-of-mouth to tout your brand

PR Daily

A social media influencer can be anyone from a Hollywood celebrity to a social media icon to a popular blogger. A referral from an influencer can increase a brand’s visibility and credibility. Encourage customers to write online reviews.

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Free remote tools to ease COVID-19 fears, chief D&I officers skew white, and PR pros say proving ROI takes time

PR Daily

Good morning, PR pros: Peeps and Crocs have teamed up to offer pastel-colored footwear, complete with Peep-shaped jibbitz: Croc out your Easter baskets with a pair of PEEPS X Crocs, officially on shelves today! FREE REPORT: State of PR 2020 ]. SOCIAL BUZZ.

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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 Fake News Affects PR

The Proactive Report

This sudden rise in fake news was fueled by a combination of the heated emotions created by the divisive Presidential election and the ease of publication and sharing of news online and on social media. Fake news hurts PR by lessening trust in all media.

How to Use Twitter in Media Relations

The Proactive Report

The Internet has changed the way we connect and communicate – not just with one another, but also with the media. Writing a press release and posting it on the wire doesn’t get your media coverage anymore. Monitoring Media Lists.

NYSE reopens with 25% of staff, ‘Some Good News’ acquisition takes heat, and Pizza Hut celebrates grads

PR Daily

The move exemplifies a branding effort meant to keep an organization top-of-mind, while also racking up goodwill generated by a CSR effort and partnership during COVID-19. Media organizations that broadcast from the floor, like CNBC and Cheddar, aren’t coming back yet either.

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. Laura Moore, social media strategist. “We Katheryn Watson, digital PR manager, Kaizen Agency. Social media.

Big Changes Ahead in the PR Industry

The Proactive Report

If you’re studying PR, or you’re working in the industry, the recent study from USC Annenberg should be by your bedside. The report covers the disruption of the PR industry, what’s changing, what talent is needed in the new model of PR, and where the industry is headed.

Big Changes Ahead for the PR Industry

The Proactive Report

If you’re studying PR, or you’re working in the industry, the recent study from USC Annenberg should be by your bedside. The report covers the disruption of the PR industry, what’s changing, what talent is needed in the new model of PR, and where the industry is headed.

The Scale of Change in the PR Industry

The Proactive Report

If you’re studying PR, or you’re working in the industry, the recent study from USC Annenberg should be by your bedside. The report covers the disruption of the PR industry, what’s changing, what talent is needed in the new model of PR, and where the industry is headed.

Why PR May be the Answer to the Future of Search

The Proactive Report

PR and the Future of Search. That means a great writer has to craft the copy for those search results – and where better to find a great writer who knows how to position your brand or organization and write effective messaging than in your PR team?

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

SMART News Content

The Proactive Report

Over the past ten years the news media has been under a great deal of pressure. This has led to some major changes in how media relations is practiced. So while the core of news reporting and media relations is still the same, there are new ways to get earned media for your brand.

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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.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

The desire for digital information ready at a moment’s notice has played a role in the looming demise of the profession. If you’re looking to use your communications and writing savvy in the digital landscape, The Wall Street Journal seeks a social media editor in New York City.

5 Tips for Creating High Quality Content

The Proactive Report

91 percent of B2B brands and 86 percent of B2C brands use content as part of their marketing efforts. Why are these brands so content focused? And it gets the attention of search engines and the media. They were very skeptical that there was such a thing as a brand story.

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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.

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

Rock the Status Quo

And is a declining trust in media real? According to the new 2015 Edelman Trust Barometer Study posted just six days ago, we are more jaded than ever about news – trusting what we hear about on social media far more than from media sources. MEDIA. Digital PR

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

Rock the Status Quo

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

7 Ideas for Building a Digital Tribe

The Proactive Report

In fact, some PR experts say addressing the wrong public is the cause of 99% of PR failures. Write in the language they understand. Use a monitoring tool to find the people who are already interested in and writing about your topic.

New Twitter Rules Good for Brand Storytelling

The Proactive Report

We’ve all learned to write short, pithy comments making every character count. But there are some changes you can put to good use in brand storytelling. Media attachments: Adding photos, GIFs, videos, polls, or Quote Tweets will no longer gobble up characters.

Facebook announces live-streaming for brands

PR Daily

Brand managers can be part of the live-streaming trend without leaving Facebook. On Thursday, the social network announced that its Live feature—which rivals competitors Periscope , Meerkat and Blab —is now available for verified pages.

5 terrific tips for winning industry awards

PR Daily

Your organization, especially if it’s a B2B company, can benefit from securing a trophy and the accompanying brand boost. Putting an industry award on the company mantel can be a nice PR win for a B2B. Your PR agency or team should keep a database of relevant awards programs.