Sat.Mar 25, 2017 - Fri.Mar 31, 2017

How To Create Awesome Content with Instagram’s New “Collections”

Cision

Instagram recently announced a new feature informally named “collections” that allows users to aggregate ten photos or videos into one post. In the Instagram app, the post appears as a swipeable gallery effectively linking sets of related photos and videos for easy consumption.

How to Be a PR Hero According to a Journalist

AirPR

Last week was an interesting PR convergence of sorts for me. I emerged from the boiler room with AirPR’s CEO, our lead investor, and some of the top marketing and PR minds on the planet with what I’m sure will be the next big thing in navigating our story-driven world. Stay tuned.

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What to do when PR hits a Pay Wall

Flack's Revenge

PR folks know the feeling. You put a press release over the wire – and then duck. Not necessarily because of all the press inquiries that come in (wouldn’t that be great)? You duck to avoid the flood of offers from pay-to-play opportunities.

10 Do’s And Don’ts For Better PR Ideas

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

People often ask how agencies come up with great ideas for public relations campaigns. Agency teams will answer this question differently owing to their unique sector experience and orientation, but there are commonalities.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

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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.

From PR Pros to Brand Disruptors: Improve Earned Media Opportunities by Better Targeting Your Outreach

Cision

At a time when targeting and engaging with the right influencers is more critical than ever, Cision’s 2017 State of the Media Report reveals key findings that show a growing opportunity for journalists and PR professionals to work together to bring credible and compelling news stories to the public.

If You Wouldn’t Click On It, We Won’t Either… Seattle Media Shares Tips for Getting the Attention of the Press

Business Wire

By Matt Allinson, International Media Relations Manager Earlier this month, six journalists from a variety of Seattle media outlets joined Business Wire for a media speed-dating session.

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Snapchat vs. Instagram Stories: Which is best for your organization?

PR Daily

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between Snapchat and Instagram Stories? Both allow you to post photos or videos that disappear, as well as doctor them up with filters and text.

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 the Mall of America and Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Rock Social Media

MaccaPR

What do Twitter blizzards, Pokémon GO trainer lounges and football-shaped ice sculptures have in common? They're all part of social media campaigns from the Mall of America and the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee.

Behind the Headlines with Sharon Hoffman

Cision

This past December, CBS Television Distribution named Sharon Hoffman to the role of Executive Producer of Entertainment Tonight and the Insider. Hoffman is a veteran of the industry, previously working as the Executive Producer of Weekend News at CBS, and helping to re-launch CBS this morning back in 2012. This week, Sharon sat down with me to discuss her passion for the industry, how social media has changed journalism, and how to stay ahead in the industry!

What Is Thought Leadership and How to Attain It

B2B PR Sense

People will often call us for our PR services because they have the goal of becoming thought leaders.Thought leadership is one of those terms that is liberally sprinkled about but often lacks a clear definition.

4 marketing tips from April the Giraffe

PR Daily

The internet has recently been taken over by a very tall and overly pregnant lady. You may have heard of her. Her name is April. April the Giraffe. This chick has taken over the internet, with pregnant human. women going viral for impersonating her.

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How to Identify the Influencers You Need to Engage

You need to understand who your community is and what makes them tick. You need to identify your “tribe” -- those who are immersed in your subject and have a following.

Is the NFL brand waning?

The Stalwart Blog

My take - I strongly believe so. Protectionists of the dominant American Football business entity would disagree and cite the 2016 Forbes report that claims the average team value in the league reached an all-time high of $2.34 billion.

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Leveraging Tech to Deliver Actionable Intelligence to Executives

Cision

Last week, we announced our intention to become a publicly listed company in order to accelerate our pace of innovation. I wasn’t kidding when I said we wanted to move fast. Today, we’ve announced the acquisition of Bulletin Intelligence , a company that distills tens of thousands of sources into a daily, customized, intelligence briefing to inform powerful executives, from multinational corporations to The White House and most major federal agencies and departments.

The Value of Interactivity in PR

The Hoffman Agency

By Peh Yuxin , Account Executive, The Hoffman Agency Singapore. Interactive infographics and documentaries are powerful new forms of news communication in the digital era, and news outlets are starting to recognize their reach and relevance.

Why PR pros should treat journalists with courtesy and respect

PR Daily

When PR pros are rude to journalists, they’re shooting themselves in the foot. In studying media relations, we were taught that journalists are to be treated like gold.

How Leading Companies Tie Employee Advocacy to Business Outcomes

Insights from expert marketing and communications pros who are doing it today.

Public Relations: In History, at Crossroads and in the Future [UML]

Sword and the Script

There’s an old saying that the best business people aren’t student of business, but students of history. This allows them to see things in a grander context, and perhaps choose a path that avoids repetition. To that end, we study the past so that it’s not repeated.

The 2 Things You Need to Know Now About Social Media

PR News

Social media exposes many ironies, including the possibility that we are less social because of social media. Remember the days when we used our phone for talking, not typing? And when a friend was someone whom you’d actually recognize if you bumped into her at the grocery store? Following someone, back in the day, was… Continued. The post The 2 Things You Need to Know Now About Social Media appeared first on PR News Blog.

As visual content booms, analysts are more important than ever

Media Bullseye

A social insights word problem: If a picture is worth a thousand words, how much is a human analyst worth? If there is one major way in which social media has changed over the last decade, it is the dramatic rise in the use of images, rather than text, to communicate.

Get executive communications expertise from a presidential speechwriter

PR Daily

When it comes to executive communications, few have as much experience as Sarah Hurwitz. As a senior speechwriter for President Barack Obama and chief speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama, she’s crafted executive branch messaging for years—and navigated plenty of major challenges.

Revenue Generating News Releases: How to Optimize Strategy and Improve ROI

Achieve better results with targeted news release distribution.

Why PR is so Important for Consumer Electronics

5W PR

Electronics are applicable to all walks of life. With the emergence of influencer marketing , it’s vital that your brand is on point with its PR messaging. Here are some tips on why a strong Public Relations campaign is needed for your Consumer Electronics brand. Social Media.

Breaking Down the Failure of Thought Leadership

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Communicators have picked up the thought leadership religion.

CARMA to host upcoming webinar on enhancing media intelligence solutions

Media Bullseye

Last month, Media Bullseye posted an article about the publication of a new eBook from CARMA.

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United defends dress code decision amid online backlash

PR Daily

For brand managers struggling with how to handle angry customers online, United Airlines’ PR team feels your pain.

Edelman: Trust in Organizations Collapsing Worldwide

PRSay

A major force is sweeping the world, and organizations must come to grips with it if they wish to make their case to a skeptical public.

How to Generate Media Referenceable B2B Customers with a Blog

Sword and the Script

You’ve spent weeks or months pitching a key reporter. You’ve read his or her coverage carefully, you’ve watch the tweets, and you persist in pursuit because you are certain your client or company is a topical fit. You finally get a response and you click to open the message with baited breath.

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69 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Looking for a new career opportunity? Check out these public relations jobs that have come across our desk recently. Have one you’d like to see listed? Just email mediabullseye@customscoop.com. Academia/Government. Publications Officer , Central Intelligence Agency, Washington, DC.

How PR pros can boost content

PR Daily

With Google constantly working on upgrading its search algorithm to better understand user queries, more emphasis is put on user satisfaction and high-quality content. In September 2013, Google announced Hummingbird , which was designed to focus largely on addressing and understanding of natural language. It pays attention to individual words in a query, making sure the entire sentence, meaning or conversation is taken into account, rather than individual words.

#measurePR Recap (March 2017): Celebrating Women Who Kick Major #measurePR Butt

Waxing UnLyrical

Guest Post by Jen Zingsheim Phillips. The March #measurePR chat was the day following the 2017 recognition of International Women’s Day , so Shonali had some of the PR measurement world’s female superstars as her guests on the chat this month.