The 7 “New” Rules Of Digital PR

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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.

Digital PR Measurement Lessons from News Analytics

The Proactive Report

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.

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?

Why Content Strategy Needs Digital PR

The Proactive Report

More companies – both BtoC and BtoB – are creating content as an integral part of their marketing and Digital PR. The reason content is best created by the Digital PR team is because it is a communication function. Not some new and esoteric Digital PR technique.

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. Brand Affinity. These are all PR activities. Keep your funnel topped up with a well-planned Digital PR strategy. If you need help with your Digital PR strategy give us a call today.

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.

Digital PR and Content Marketing

The Proactive Report

Content marketing as part of Digital PR has been the buzz phrase of choice for the past couple of years. They’re more about the brand than the audience —where marketers focus on their value proposition more than their values; where the brand—not the audience—is the hero in the story. They tell undifferentiated stories —where your content is lost in a cacophony of competing content—or, worse, when a brand’s content sounds exactly like its competitors.

Digital PR and Content Marketing

The Proactive Report

Content marketing as part of Digital PR has been the buzz phrase of choice for the past couple of years. They’re more about the brand than the audience —where marketers focus on their value proposition more than their values; where the brand—not the audience—is the hero in the story. They tell undifferentiated stories —where your content is lost in a cacophony of competing content—or, worse, when a brand’s content sounds exactly like its competitors.

How to Leverage Emotions to Boost Digital PR

Cision

Fortunately, emotions can be widely used in your digital PR, especially to tell stories that connect with your audience. In fact, consumers think of brands and products as something, or someone, that could address their emotional needs. Humanize Your Brand.

Digital PR and Content Marketing

The Proactive Report

Content marketing as part of Digital PR has been the buzz phrase of choice for the past couple of years. They’re more about the brand than the audience —where marketers focus on their value proposition more than their values; where the brand—not the audience—is the hero in the story. They tell undifferentiated stories —where your content is lost in a cacophony of competing content—or, worse, when a brand’s content sounds exactly like its competitors.

Why Content Strategy Needs Digital PR

The Proactive Report

More companies – both BtoC and BtoB – are creating content as an integral part of their marketing and Digital PR. The reason content is best created by the Digital PR team is because it is a communication function. Not some new and esoteric Digital PR technique. How they feel about your brand (sentiment). Digital PR Online PR digital PR online PR strategy

5 Digital PR Tips to Boost Your Business

The Proactive Report

Digital PR can play an important role in that strategy. Here are five good PR actions you can implement right away: Twitter lists: A quick and easy way to tap into your audiences’ conversations is Twitter lists. Every business should have a growth strategy.

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. Brand Affinity.

Digital PR Measurement Lessons from News Analytics

The Proactive Report

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.

Why Content Strategy Needs Digital PR

The Proactive Report

More companies – both BtoC and BtoB – are creating content as an integral part of their marketing and Digital PR. The reason content is best created by the Digital PR team is because it is a communication function. Not some new and esoteric Digital PR technique. How they feel about your brand (sentiment). Digital PR Online PR digital PR online PR strategy

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. Deborah Wahl, the CMO, used Leo Burnett to create a wonderful new look at the brand.

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?

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.

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.

Digital PR and SEO: The Power Team for Today’s PR Initiatives

Prowly

Since consumer presence is primarily online these days, brands have to turn to these digital channels for their PR activities. The post Digital PR and SEO: The Power Team for Today’s PR Initiatives appeared first on Prowly Magazine. Magazine SEO digital PR

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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 brought a wider variety of marketers and entrepreneurs into the fold as newbie PR pros. PR is suddenly sexy again. Digital PR Public Relations

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.

Digital PR pros’ toughest challenges

PR Daily

With all the information at your fingertips, there have never been so many avenues and platforms to connect brand managers with consumers. The agency JBH perfectly summarizes eight of the top challenges that digital PR pros face: 1. PR pros are drowning in data.

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. Brand Affinity. These are all PR activities. Keep your funnel topped up with a well-planned Digital PR strategy. If you need help with your Digital PR strategy give us a call today.

Digital PR Challenges in 2016

The Proactive Report

The top content challenges in 2016 for BtoC companies are: BtoB companies list them slightly differently: So it’s not the lack of budget that’s the main concern for brands – it’s producing the right content consistently and figuring out what’s working. These are precisely the skills needed by marketing and PR pros in 2016 and beyond. Digital PR should be high on your list for 2016.

PRCA Digital PR Report 2015 need for more digital PR training and digital PR budgets expected to grow

Stuart Bruce

The Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) has revealed the findings of its Digital PR Report 2015, with insights across the following key areas: In-house budgeting for blogger outreach continues to grow and PR agencies increasingly entrusted with this work.

3 digital PR sins: Are you guilty?

PR Daily

PR pros will go all out for a “like” or share, but is your quest for social media nirvana leading you astray? Here are three common digital PR sins—and salvations: 1. Piggybacking a hashtag that’s aggregating questionable content can damage your brand, says Josh Dahmes, chief digital officer at Risdall Marketing. Register for PR Daily’s Oct. PR comes into play in off-site and some on-site SEO, Dahmes says.

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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New Twitter Rules Good for Brand Storytelling

The Proactive Report

But there are some changes you can put to good use in brand storytelling. This is a great new feature that can be used to tell your brand story. Subscribe to the Digital PR Tips newsletter to get the latest news in your inbox.

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. Brand Awareness. PR Campaign.

Digital Disappointment: Brands Getting CX Wrong

The Proactive Report

Brands large and small are scrambling to keep up with the rapid convergence of the physical and the digital world. They use digital devices to find information and to make their lives easier. What does this have to do with PR? Digital CX Tips. How PR Can Help.

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How digital PR can turn the tide for startups

PR Daily

Digital PR can be such an aid. Implementing digital PR may be difficult, but it isn’t impossible. Your marketing and PR team should get in touch with customers to formulate case studies. Digital PR agencies can be the most powerful allies for startups.

Digital PR: The Future of Link Building

Prezly

Over the past year we’ve developed our digital strategy and placed link building as a high priority. A PR-style tactic of broadcasting our products and campaigns seemed the best way forward. The resulting landing page is without doubt the best in the PR software industry.

3 ways to detect a digital PR crisis early

PR Daily

Want to protect your brand from Internet attacks? Provide them with key terms, brand names, people names and hashtags to search for on a scheduled basis.”. Brian Pittman is a consultant to Ragan Communications and webinar manager for PR Daily’s PR University.

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. Digital Product or Service Launch. Brand Awareness.

What You Should be Measuring and How Digital PR can Help

TrendKite

The biggest hurdle for most brands when it comes to PR measurement in the digital age is figuring out what, exactly, they should be measuring. What is digital PR? Traditional PR did not fully integrate with digital marketing tactics and strategies; digital PR does.

4 digital PR and social media lessons from your favorite celebrities

PR Daily

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 How can you adapt that approach to give your audience a behind-the-curtain look at your brand?

Will India See a Rise in Digital PR?

Waxing UnLyrical

It is rightly said that PR and journalism are interdependent. With the ever-increasing competitive eco-system and never-ending client demands, traditional PR is set to face new challenges in India. It’s time for the next big leap in the way PR agencies work in India.

Why Monitoring Brand Mentions Matters

The Proactive Report

Back in the 1980s research showed that when someone had a bad experience with your brand they were likely to tell 35 people. Hats off to investment research and rating firm Morningstar and their marketing and PR staff for doing just that today. Eyes Open. Tired Awake Young Man.