April, 2019

How To Restore A Public Reputation

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

CC BY-SA 3.0. When the college admissions cheating and bribery scandal broke nearly a month ago, two names led the headlines about the case. More than 50 people were implicated, but actors Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman were featured in every article.

PR Strategy Not Working? Here's How to Fix It

B2B PR Sense

"Get me some PR". Unfortunately, PR doesn't work like that. You can't just order it and have it delivered or pick it up at the store. It requires a well thought out PR strategy and flawless execution to be effective. Let's talk strategy.

Is the PR industry missing the boat with influencer marketing?

Communications Conversations

For years, the PR industry had an intense love affair with “influencers.” ” Or, I should probably use a more accurate term: bloggers. Go back to the early 2010s and that was the name of the influencer game: Engaging and working with bloggers. All kinds, really.

Survey: Most PR Pros Say that Media Relations is Getting Harder – Here’s What You Can Do About It

PR Expanded

By Frank Strong, Founder & President of Sword and the Script Media. Media relations is hard and getting harder. That’s according to 223 PR professionals polled for the 2019 JOTW Communications Survey.

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Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

Learn how to find and use influencers and advocates to gain buyer's trust on your behalf.

AirPR Acquires Content Marketing and Analytics Company; Changes Corporate Name to “Onclusive”

Onclusive

Today, I am pleased to announce that we have completed our acquisition of San Francisco based technology company, Ozmotik.

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PR Lessons From Twitter

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In this blog, we often dispense practical media relations or PR advice based on years of experience in the trenches of tech PR. However, no one can advise PRs better on how and what to pitch reporters than… reporters.

How to protect your online reputation with PR tactics

PR Daily

Combating online smears requires patience and dedication, and a robust content strategy. Here’s why you should turn to PR pros and avoid unscrupulous SEO companies. What is the best way to safeguard your reputation online?

10 B2B Marketing Trends That Will Skyrocket Your Strategy

B2B PR Sense

B2B marketing trends are like a compass. While you move forward in your business endeavors, marketing trends help to keep you on course. Trends shed light on what marketing strategies and tools work and help dictate where to spend your brand's resources.

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Six Tips on Building Positive Relationships With Journalists [Infographic]

PR Expanded

A Guest Post by Amanda Levenson, UMASS at Amherst Student, PR Expanded Infographic Contest Winner. For the PR Expanded Infographic contest, I chose to offer insight on how to build and preserve successful relationships with reporters.

Top 15 Free PR Ideas to Grow Your Online Business

You've got a great idea, you've built your killer team, and you've maybe even gone through the first round or two of funding.

How Dynamic Signal Uses Power of Voice™ to Optimize Communications

Onclusive

Do you measure the quality of your content? Increasingly in PR and communications, simply measuring the quantity of content that you publish or the number of earned media pieces you garner is not enough.

Capitalize Marketing Strategy for Trends without Losing the Long Game

Ronn Torossian

The latest pop star has released the latest would-be viral video, featuring her next viral dance move, on social media. The shares and imitations have already begun: people mimicking the catchy, simple dance in the car, with their pets, on the beach, everywhere.

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Has Apple Lost Its PR Magic?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In its business and in its PR , Apple has had a golden touch. For a decade sales have climbed along with profits, and its reputation for innovation has flourished. Until recently, that is.

Infographic: Trends that are shaping the social media landscape

PR Daily

Change is the only constant in digital marketing. Consider this guide to make sure your marketing strategy includes the latest best practices. To thrive in the social media ecosystem, you must stay ahead of the tactics that are dominating the digital realm.

How to Level Up Your Contributed Content Game

Meltwater - PR

Contributed articles have long been a staple in an effective PR plan. They establish your brand as an expert on a topic and fall under earned media, meaning the only… Read More >>>. PR & Comms Content Marketing Media Outreach

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What You Didn’t Know About the State of Media

PR Expanded

A Guest Post by Sean O’Neal, President, Onclusive. We have all observed the dramatic trends in the world of publishing. Compared to ten years ago there is now a seemingly infinite number of blogs, influencers, and niche content sites.

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Performance Storytelling: Norton Lifelock CMO, Ty Shay, Provides a Roadmap

Onclusive

Shifting from traditional marketing and communications to the concept and model of Performance Storytelling isn’t easy. Norton Lifelock’s CMO Ty Shay recently keynoted AirPR’s Growth PR Conference and shared a roadmap for success in this new era of media, marketing, communications and measurement. . Transparency in Marketing Measurement.

Selling Exclusivity: Marketing to Finicky Consumers

Ronn Torossian

Everyone likes to feel as if they are a part of something. Whether this is a club they belong to, a circle of friends, or a special promotion they’re invited to, the feeling of exclusivity, of belonging to the “club” is a feeling brands often capitalized on.

7 Ways To Get The Most From Your PR Budget

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In the ideal world a PR budget has room for everything — a robust media relations component, branded content, strategic events, influencer outreach, and possibly borrowed-interest tactics designed to ramp up news during quiet periods.

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How speakers can eliminate ‘umm,’ ‘er,’ and other tics

PR Daily

These placeholders can muddy your message, yet a narrow-minded quest to rid verbal quirks could undermine your authenticity. Consider these tips.

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How to Measure Social Media ROI?

Brand24

Do you struggle with measuring your social media ROI? This post will help you evaluate your social media marketing performance. Business Social Listening Social Media Marketing measure social media ROI social media ROI

Launching the FEEL First Before You Communicate MODEL [INFOGRAPHIC]

PR Expanded

Communication is at the heart of your business and every relationship you build.

Website spelling and grammar errors are costlier than you may think

Agility PR Solutions

PR and marketing pros know that poorly written press releases and messaging have a detrimental impact on press pick-up and audience engagement.

Building Consumer Loyalty Through Brand Transparency

Ronn Torossian

Recently, Facebook quietly unrolled a new feature called “page integrity”. This allows users to see recent activity, updates, and modifications to a business page.

Tech Companies Concerned About Diversity — Here’s How PR Can Help

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

One of the top issues tech PR people are helping clients deal with today is that of diversity. In particular, the artificial intelligence (AI) sector is facing deserved and overdue scrutiny about their commitment to diversity and inclusion.

10 tips for a killer content campaign

PR Daily

Is your pushy ‘me, me, me’ marketing failing to bring results? Cull more promising leads through better content. You’ll build a partnership valuable to both parties. There’s a reason everybody’s talking about storytelling and narrative these days.

10 Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs from Larry Kim, Marketing & PR Unicorn

Social PR Chat

Larry Kim, a successful entrepreneur and founder and CEO of Mobile Monkey, has spent over a decade mastering digital marketing. You may be familiar with his work in PPC, but did you know that Larry is crazy-awesome at PR, too?

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From Being Told He Was “Too Gay to Pitch” to Leading an Award Winning PR Agency: Steve…

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Building a Fintech Startup: Top Tips, via Betaworks Panel

Flack's Revenge

Last week I wrote about growth tactics for B2Bs. This week I am following up with a post on how to build a fintech , based on a panel discussion I attended at Betaworks Studios in New York.

Building A Career In Digital Marketing

Ronn Torossian

Marketing is a rather universal language. No matter what country or region a brand is in, the language of reaching consumers remains the same.

PR Tactics To Boost Executive Visibility

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

PR is one of the best ways to build visibility for a corporate brand while getting the word out about a given product or service. And a fundamental part of any effective PR campaign is a healthy focus on executive visibility.

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Tips for targeting trade publications with your pitch

PR Daily

For many campaigns, getting covered by media outlets that speak to other industry insiders can offer big dividends. Here’s how to win over these gatekeepers. B2B trade magazines—both print and digital—are an oft-overlooked part of the media landscape.

Exploring the social enterprise—and why business leaders say they’re not ready

Agility PR Solutions