Belgium transport minister steps down after document leak

PR Daily

On Friday, Belgium’s transport minister, Jacqueline Galant, resigned after the surfacing of a confidential document detailing the government’s flawed airport security measures. As accusations emerge following the terrorist attack in Brussels, a Belgian official is stepping down.

Make PR Measurement A Priority

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

New technologies are helping make the measurement of public relations results easier, less time-consuming and more meaningful. More PR agencies today are designating a measurement guru on its team to own analytics. Advance legwork can improve the odds of achieving measurable impact.

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Report: Measuring PR’s value remains communicators’ top challenge

PR Daily

Muck Rack’s “The State of PR 2019” report revealed that measurement remains PR pros’ biggest challenge with 72% saying they struggle to measure the business impact their efforts produce and 65% saying they lack quantifiable metrics for their campaigns.

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Why It’s Hard to Measure PR in the First Place


In layman’s terms, Fletcher’s work allows us to solve a pretty itchy problem: the problem of proper PR measurement. And when you have a grasp on the science behind the tech, you can better explain issues tied to PR measurement to your C-suite leaders.

#measurePR Recap (April 2017): Measuring Financial Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

The April #measurePR chat fell the Thursday before Tax Day, so Shonali invited some of PR’s best financial communications pros with measurement advice for everyone—from those just starting out to seasoned pros. Too many good #PR pros are not measuring everything, leading to reduced budgets.

B2B Blog Metrics: 4 Effective Categories to Measure Success

Sword and the Script

The first measure came from a business with a marketing automation system implemented. The second measure was largely a manual effort: going back through the deals closed at the end of the year and identifying which ones had downloaded gated for content featured on the blog.

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How Cision® Impact Measures Earned Media

Beyond PR

The measurement of earned media needs a change. While earned media is more influential than paid, because of the lack of measurement, paid media often receives the lion’s share of the marketing budget. Why is Earned Media so Difficult to Measure? .

4 Free Tools to Measure Your Instagram Success

Waxing UnLyrical

Either way, I’m proof that their time spent on Instagram is reaping benefits… but how else can they measure their Instagram success? Immediately intrigued, I sought out to find some Instagram measurement tools and, of course, they do exist.

Bringing Multi-Channel Marketing Into the Mix

The Resolution Blog

How Diageo Measures PESO We had the pleasure of catching up with James Alexander, the Head of Influence and Advocacy at global drinks business Diageo , on the PR Resolution Podcast to talk about multi-channel marketing and measuring results. So why are you measuring in that way?

Get more money out of your PR investment

Axia PR

Axia PR helps you measure the ROI of your public relations efforts. While it might seem difficult to measure public relations, it’s not impossible. When you measure PR, you document the return on investment of your public relations campaign. Investment Measurement

How to Measure The True Value of PR

Beyond PR

This blog post explains how a transformational technology, Cision Impact , provides PR professionals with data that accurately measure the impact of earned media and its value to the business. Cision Impact: True Measurement of Earned Media Value .

3 Content Marketing Trends for 2019

The Proactive Report

The Need for a Documented Content Strategy. Only 37 percent of US companies have a documented content strategy. Not according to the 65 percent of brands who say that their success with content marketing is a direct result of a documented strategy.

A 6 Step Guide in Setting up Sentiment Analysis for your PR Coverage

The Resolution Blog

This is where measuring the sentiment of coverage becomes really useful. Take a look at your goals and determine how measuring sentiment fits into that. This scale measures coverage as positive, negative, neutral, or balanced. sentiment-analysis pr-measurement public-relations

How Google Analytics Can Improve Your PR Metrics


I started writing this piece with the intention of sharing “best practices” for using Google Analytics to measure PR. Shonali Burke , one of the eminent thought-leaders in PR measurement calls these tools ”shiny objects.” Featured Trends measurement

Media monitoring and analysis for advocacy organizations

Media Bullseye

The third challenge is finding the time to do the content review, analysis, and if possible also the measurement work that is necessary to benchmark activity from one year to the next. First, prioritize by topic—ask what news must be in the briefing document?

Putting the pieces together: “synthesists” vs “analysts”

Media Bullseye

Measurement Monitoring FeatureOne of the most fundamentally valuable roles that a human analyst plays in the media intelligence world is that of synthesizing disparate bits of information into a cohesive whole.

Is Your Agency Failing You? Here’s 5 Warning Signs That They Are

PR Matters

Even before signing contracts and commitment to all of your workload criteria, you should all agree such documentation is essential. Your agency fails to deliver on its reporting and measurements.

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4 Free Chrome Brower Extensions for a Digital PR Edge

Sword and the Script

Ever draft a document, edit carefully using all the tricks – stepping away or reading it from the bottom up – and still having someone point out typos later? Second, this is a useful tool for measuring the value of your digital efforts overtime. PR measurement PR tools product review

How to Improve Your B2B Content Marketing

B2B PR Sense

Develop a Documented Content Strategy. While everybody seems to see the need for content, many people overlook the need to document it. As shown by the MarketingProfs report , only 41% said that they have a documented content strategy. Why is documenting your strategy important?

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Content Marketing Tips: How to Attract Your Audience

B2B PR Sense

Document Your Strategy. Only 39% of B2B marketers have a documented content strategy. But why is a documented content strategy important? The key reason to have a documented strategy is that it keeps you on track. Measure and Re-Assess.

Secretly compelled head implants kids, Therapist IV Intel specialist about the physicians, military study


Flow creating is simply a very effective mode of creating documents. Training writing documents using a timer to achieve an incredible sense of how quickly you must write. This measure to writing a great article, whatever the distinct TOEFL essay subjects, would be to set a clear direction from the start Today develop a plan you are going to utilize as a guide when composing your real composition. Follow these vital points and watch the caliber of your documents improve.

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An Open Letter to Public Relations Professionals

B2B PR Sense

Looking ahead, earned media, a defining measure of PR for decades, will become a smaller and smaller part of what you do. The burden of proof will fall on PR professionals to ensure their stories are as authoritative as possible, buttressed by facts and supporting documents.

#SocialPR Spotlight: Dawn Buzynski

Waxing UnLyrical

Since then, I’ve been increasingly impressed with her commitment not just to measurable public relations, but to smart Social PR itself. Measurement! Social PR Spotlight #socialpr dawn buzynski PR measurement Strategic AmericaHappy Day Before the Election!

5 essential elements of an effective PR plan

PR Daily

M = Measurable. How will the firm document and demonstrate results? Is the budget documented? If you’re new to using public relations to build your brand, starting a PR program can seem daunting.

Why PR Pros Are The Most Versatile Writers

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

One of the first documents PR people learn to write, press releases are ideally a single page, written in sound journalistic style (give ‘em the 5 Ws), peppered with an executive quote or two, and ending with a company boilerplate.

Sales Director, East


However, the challenge with the Communications industry has always been the lack of credible metrics, much less the ability to measure how these investments map to quantifiable business outcomes. We have developed the first technology platform for measuring and optimizing the true ROI of Communications and PR efforts. Use Salesforce CRM to document, execute and forecast to ensure a predictable and well executed business while maintaining a dependable system of record.

Sales Director, West


However, the challenge with the Communications industry has always been the lack of credible metrics, much less the ability to measure how these investments map to quantifiable business outcomes. We have developed the first technology platform for measuring and optimizing the true ROI of Communications and PR efforts. Use Salesforce CRM to document, execute and forecast to ensure a predictable and well executed business while maintaining a dependable system of record.

Strategy & Tech Tools Can Boost Content Success

The Proactive Report

The biggest challenges to achieving this goal were maintaining a two0way dialog and measuring results. Of the other half who did, only 38% had documented their strategy. And if you have no measurable goals set at the start, how can you measure success?

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B2C Content Marketing Trends: Key Findings from the 2015 Study


While many of the findings are predictable—the most successful content marketers have a documented strategy—there are certainly some surprises. 5: How are marketers measuring content marketing success? Sure, many content marketers still struggle with measuring ROI.

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Business Wire Releases New White Paper: Is Your IR Site a Security Liability?

Business Wire

At the top of that list should be the creation and maintenance of an investor relations site, a beneficial communications tool that makes it easy for analysts, shareholders and the media to find essential financial documents and material news. The modern IRO has many areas of responsibilities.

Datelines, Bylines and Credible Citations: 3 Elements of Trust You Should Include in Company Blog Posts

Sword and the Script

The study looked interesting, so I clicked the link for a closer look: the ‘source’ document was another blog post, which in turn cited several other studies. Somebody said something sometime. That’s the approach some companies are taking with their blog posts and content.

Using the PESO Model to Drive an Effective PR Content Strategy


Sometimes, despite our very best efforts to write down our goals, we tend to skip over creating a documented PR content strategy. Luckily, the PESO model makes it easy to define an effective plan, and ensure your content will produce measurable results.

21 things that defined PR agency life before the web (you won’t believe no #5)

Stephen Waddington

Public relations in an agency is unrecognisable from 25 years ago. It started, as these things often do, as a conversation on Twitter. I posted a list of activities that we used to undertake as part of our day job when I started out working in public relations in 1993. It’s turned into a nostalgic trip down memory lane for a lot of people in my network. Thanks to everyone who jumped into the conversation. 25 years ago workflow in an agency was defined by media relations.

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The 20 Responsibilities of PR and What They Entail


A subset of corporate communications work, developing, documenting, and disseminating overarching corporate messaging is key to building a strong brand with a consistent message. Iterative PR Measurement. Most of us see what our jobs entail at the point of hire.

7 outstanding tech tools for PR pros

PR Daily

PR people routinely use apps for document design like BeFunky, the industry standard software Cision, and a wire distribution platform like PR Newswire. FREE DOWNLOAD: 2019 Internal Communications Measurement Survey Results ].

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How to Create a Content Marketing Plan

Critical Mention

Did you know that over 60% of businesses don’t have a documented content marketing strategy according to CMI and MarketingProfs? Once you set your goals, you can set KPIs to measure your content’s success. This involves testing your content and measuring its success.

What Goes in an Annual PR plan


Your objectives should give you real outcomes against which you can measure the success of your initiatives. You can measure if web traffic to a particular landing page increased because of a video campaign. You can measure how many people shared a post on social.

Donald Trump and the Question of Leadership. How Does He Measure Up?

PR Matters

My fingers are long and beautiful, as, it has been well documented, are various other parts of my body. Yes, it does look like he’s in the middle of saying “Go F k Yourself.” ” The type of leader you are depends on your character.

9 New Year’s resolutions for content marketers

PR Daily

Stop guessing, and start measuring. Many businesses invest big bucks in content marketing but almost nothing in measurement and analytics. Document everything. Documenting your efforts can help you hold yourself accountable and to identify potential areas of improvement.

Conquer Today’s Top B2B Content Marketing Challenges

Shift Communications

Documenting your strategy will help hold you accountable. As the report shows, those companies who said they had a documented strategy found themselves to be more efficient, more consistent and better at measuring their overall program’s effectiveness.

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