Business owners relying more on digital PR teams to stay open during COVID crisis

Agility PR Solutions

As brands and businesses continue to navigate the landscape created by the COVID crisis, it’s becoming increasingly clear that digital marketing and PR are crucial to connecting with consumers in a more digital-reliant world. New research from PR link building and outreach software firm BuzzStream and boutique content marketing agency Fractl examines how digital marketing […].

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. We don’t have to rewrite the laws of gravity, comprehend the concept of “space-time” for general relativity, or invent the ultimate low-cost viral app, but PR professionals should: Market the digital skills we already possess. Smart PR pros and clients know this.

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Managing the Aftermath of a Digital PR Crisis

5W PR

However, when mistakes are made, all of those benefits can act against the brand, amplifying a momentary lapse and creating a monumental PR crisis. Let’s take a look at how brands should use the tools available on social media to mitigate a PR crisis and move forward to re-establish the brand’s reputation. Depending on the severity of the PR crisis, it could take some significant action to woo customers and fans back into the proverbial trust circle.

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.

3 ways to detect a digital PR crisis early

PR Daily

Social media monitoring is your most important defensive mechanism when it comes to online crisis management, says Lukaszewski. He suggests creating a S ocial M edia At tack R esponse T eam to notice and act on telltale crisis signs early: “The team should include staff with Web search skills and those already managing your social media. You might also consider creating a crisis response grid based on these categories: Bellyaching.

The Personality Traits of Top Digital PR Leaders

Buzzstream

So, you want to work in digital PR, content marketing, or link building, and you’re looking for an edge over the competition. . However, with IBM Watson Personality Insights, we were able to narrow down the most common traits of the top influencers in digital PR and link building. .

Perceptions of Digital PR

Buzzstream

50% of surveyed entrepreneurs implemented digital PR practices in their business. Over half of entrepreneurs reported handling their business’s digital PR efforts. . 68% of entrepreneurs planned to increase spending on digital PR over the next five years. 72% of entrepreneurs believed digital PR is very to extremely important in the age of COVID-19. Implementing Digital PR. Do Entrepreneurs Understand Digital PR?

Oscars makes history with ‘Parasite’ win, traits of top digital PR leaders, and Instagram helps users hone feeds

PR Daily

Good morning, PR pros: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences made history Sunday when it awarded Kwak Sin Ae, Bong Joon Ho and their colleagues the “Best Picture” award for “Parasite.” You can help them prepare through crisis exercises and drills.

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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Here’s Where Communicators are Hoping to Invest More Resources

PR News

executives participating in a recent PR News/Crisp leadership roundtable shared an interesting wish list that centered around the… Continued. The post Here’s Where Communicators are Hoping to Invest More Resources appeared first on PR News Blog. Communications Crisis Management Digital PR General Measurement Media Relations PR News Blogger Network Research Social Media Staffing and Management audience development KPIs measurement social media

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. Digital Transformation of Sales, Microsoft. USE OF DIGITAL AND SOCIAL MEDIA FOR…. BirdDogHR Content Marketing Campaign, RelationEdge Digital Agency and BirdDogHR. Digital PR Campaign of the Year.

Crisis Response Across Channels—Best Practices for Social Media

Meltwater - PR

If a digital PR crisis occurs, you need to be… Read More >>>. Enterprise Marketing PR & Comms Crisis Management Social MediaSocial media lets your business connect with an audience in real time. It can also accelerate negative comments about your business.

4 Free Chrome Brower Extensions for a Digital PR Edge

Sword and the Script

To that end, I can promise readers three things: This post recommends a manageable number of tools to try four tools, I use each one on a daily basis and these truly provide a digital PR edge. . I pay Buffer $10 a month out of my own pocket for some of the advanced features, like managing multiple social media accounts and integrating social media into my PR workflow , but this plugin is free. There are several references to Moz and PR on this blog. by Frank Strong.

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. If you're looking for a fresh start in the new year, we're applying the digital PR process to measurement to help clarify what brands in an increasingly interconnected communications world need to focus on. What is digital PR? Here's how digital PR can help. Reframe with digital PR.

Digital PR spend increases significantly, but still not enough investment in training

Stuart Bruce

The PRCA Digital PR and Communications Report 2016 reveals a sharp rise in digital PR budgets, but continuing concern over the lack of investment in training. The PRCA (Public Relations and Communications Association) worked with YouGov to poll 203 in-house and PR agency executives to find in-house digital PR budgets have risen by 9% in a year, with expectation they will grow further over the next 12 months. Digital PR training.

Top Tips For Handling A PR Crisis

Personal PR

Nearly one half of all organizations are unprepared to handle a PR crisis, which is especially scary considering the lasting impact a poorly handled response can have on a brand’s reputation. The post Top Tips For Handling A PR Crisis appeared first on Laurie Pehar Borsh Digital PR. Public Relations crisis management PR crisis Using Social Media

Why You Should Increase Your Social Media Content Now

The Proactive Report

Figure out how you can best serve your community in this time of crisis. If you need help with a crisis PR and social media plan, give me a call. Digital PR content covid crisis social media strategy

Five Critical Trends in Digital PR You Must Act On

Norton's Notes

In September, the PRCA launched a new report into digital trends in the PR industry. Put together after a YouGov study of 228 agency and in-house PR professionals across a wide range of sectors, the results are, for me, both encouraging and worrying. Digital remains the big growth area in PR. Agency and in-house skill sets continue to grow, which makes common sense considering the growth in digital and practitioners having no choice but to skill up.

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. 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.

Crisis & Reputation Management on Boards’ Radar

The Proactive Report

KPMG’s 2017 On the Board’s Agend a report also has crisis and reputation management listed as a priority and notes that crisis prevention and readiness have taken on an increased importance and urgency for boards and management teams. Improving a brand’s image and protecting the reputation of the brand has long been considered a core PR function. However, the techniques and skills we used in the past are no longer sufficient in the digital age. Crisis Readiness Tips.

Is Integrated Communications the Holy Grail or Just Cheap Talk?

PR News

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Make PR Great Again.

PR News

It’s true – a lot of people just don’t understand what PR people do. The post Make PR Great Again. appeared first on PR News Blog. Crisis Management Digital PR Internal Communication Measurement Media Relations PR News Blogger Network Research Social Media Staffing and Management Water CoolerThey think it’s about pitching the media, chasing positive coverage, then rinsing and repeating.

Does PR Have a Reputation Problem with the Media?

PR News

When Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg took a trip to DC last week to assure politicians that Facebook was taking serious the claims about Russian meddling in our elections, it was referred to as a “PR Blitz” by The New York Times, which also mentioned in the NY Times article that the social network hired three crisis… Continued. The post Does PR Have a Reputation Problem with the Media? appeared first on PR News Blog.

The Big Rethink for Communicators Ready for Real Change

PR News

The post The Big Rethink for Communicators Ready for Real Change appeared first on PR News Blog. Communications Crisis Management Digital PR General Internal Communication Measurement Media Relations PR News Blogger Network Social Media Staffing and Management branding communications diversity employee communications leadership listening measuring social mediaYou could feel the tension rising in the air, knocking out the aroma of coffee beans and herbal tea.

9 Great Ideas from Award-Winning Communicators

PR News

The post 9 Great Ideas from Award-Winning Communicators appeared first on PR News Blog. Corporate Responsibility Crisis Management Digital PR Internal Communication Measurement Media Relations Research Social Media Staffing and Management branding collaboration leadership measurement platinum pr silos trendsetting

Do Your 3 Search Words Suck? Six Questions to Ponder Now

PR News

Six Questions to Ponder Now appeared first on PR News Blog. Crisis Management Digital PR General Measurement Media Relations PR News Blogger Network Research Social Media Staffing and Management Water Cooler Barcelona Principles branding measurement media relations professional development search SEO storytellingAt a networking event last week, an industry colleague asked me if I’ve ever Googled myself.

Social Listening: A Few Facts Every PR PRo Must Know

Rock the Status Quo

As PR pros, we are responsible for awareness and reputation, and it’s a logical leap to monitoring mentions and crisis control. Even if we don’t handle social media for a client, it’s definitely our role to advise them on social listening and its kissing cousin, crisis management. Otherwise, you can end up with a crisis on your hands that you didn’t see coming, despite your efforts. Digital PR

Let’s Make Public Relations More Relevant

PR News

It’s true – a lot of people just don’t understand what PR people do. The post Let’s Make Public Relations More Relevant appeared first on PR News Blog. Crisis Management Digital PR Internal Communication Measurement Media Relations PR News Blogger Network Research Social Media Staffing and Management Water CoolerThey think it’s about pitching the media, chasing positive coverage, then rinsing and repeating.

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.

Your Half-Year PR Leadership Checklist: 7 Important Reminders for Communicators

PR News

The post Your Half-Year PR Leadership Checklist: 7 Important Reminders for Communicators appeared first on PR News Blog. Corporate Responsibility Crisis Management Digital PR General Internal Communication Measurement Media Relations Media Training Research Social Media Staffing and Management branding crisis diversity measurement media relations social media

PR Leaders Agree: It’s OK to Be a Bad-Ass

PR News

Coming just days after the Women’s March, PR News’ Top Women in PR awards luncheon in NYC was an ebullient event that brought the PR industry together to celebrate female leadership and the individuals who’ve moved the communications needle in the past 12 months. The post PR Leaders Agree: It’s OK to Be a Bad-Ass appeared first on PR News Blog.

How to Lose a Customer and Tarnish Your Brand in One Easy (Mis)Step

PR News

The post How to Lose a Customer and Tarnish Your Brand in One Easy (Mis)Step appeared first on PR News Blog. Communications Crisis Management Digital PR General Media Relations PR News Blogger Network Social Media Staffing and Management Water Cooler branding customer service email communication Facebook Instagram marketing public relations social media stakeholdersRarely do I mess with cookies, except to eat them.

Metrics in Crisis Comms, Marketing and Social Media [UML]

Sword and the Script

Asks any digital savvy marketer to drive more clicks or more webinar registrants and they certainly can. 1) Communication Metrics: Disruption or True Crisis . In a piece for Ragan’s PR Daily – 3 ways media metrics can help you handle PR crises – she draws a distinction between “a snarky comment” and bona fide media crisis that “threaten to compromise an organization’s credibility.”. The digital landscape just changes too fast.

Eight Ideas to Unlearn this Summer: A Communicator’s Checklist

PR News

The post Eight Ideas to Unlearn this Summer: A Communicator’s Checklist appeared first on PR News Blog. Crisis Management Digital PR General Internal Communication Media Relations Media Training Social Media Staffing and Management agencies clients customer service Internal Communications media relations Millennials professional development social mediaSand between your tanned toes and the relaxing sound of waves hitting the shore.

TrendKite’s Comprehensive Guide to Crisis Communications

TrendKite

A recent headline in PR News shared something we all know, but don't love to admit: " Brands See Risks but Fail to Plan for Them." " Sound like the crisis strategy you know you should have in place? The crisis strategy with contingencies for everything that could go wrong on top of the crisis itself— like not being able to get ahold of the point person for executing the plan or someone else in the chain of command for approvals, for example.

TrendKite’s Comprehensive Guide to Crisis Communications

TrendKite

A recent headline in PR News shared something we all know, but don't love to admit: " Brands See Risks but Fail to Plan for Them." " Sound like the crisis strategy you know you should have in place? The crisis strategy with contingencies for everything that could go wrong on top of the crisis itself— like not being able to get ahold of the point person for executing the plan or someone else in the chain of command for approvals, for example.

21 Social Media Insights, Ideas and Aha Moments for Communicators

PR News

But that’s what Adbul Muhammad, vp of digital development at rbb Public… Continued. The post 21 Social Media Insights, Ideas and Aha Moments for Communicators appeared first on PR News Blog. General crisis management data Digital PR influencers social media storytelling Video

Why Monitoring Brand Mentions Matters

The Proactive Report

Hats off to investment research and rating firm Morningstar and their marketing and PR staff for doing just that today. If you need help with how to respond in a crisis, call 888 243 3470. The post Why Monitoring Brand Mentions Matters appeared first on Social Media Strategy | Online PR | Proactive Report | Sally Falkow. Online PR Reputation Management Social Media Case Studies crisis digital PR online PR public relations reputation

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Communicators Need to Find Their Voice to Better Define Their Value

PR News

You could even say: “PR people need to get a spine.” The post Communicators Need to Find Their Voice to Better Define Their Value appeared first on PR News Blog. Communications Crisis Management Digital PR General Internal Communication Measurement Media Relations PR Insiders PR News Blogger Network Research Social Media Staffing and Management Water Cooler business acumen communications KPIs leadership measurement personal development

What Do Two Pizzas, Blue Cars and a Dented Universe Have in Common? You Know If You’re an Innovator

PR News

You Know If You’re an Innovator appeared first on PR News Blog. Communications Crisis Management Digital PR General Internal Communication PR News Blogger Network Social Media Staffing and Management Apple disruption failure Gary Vaynerchuck Google leadership management mentors Richard Branson Steve Jobs talent teamworkThat idea you have, which everyone is calling crazy and couldn’t possibly work: well, it probably won’t work. But you should try it anyway.