2017

10 Facts PR Influencers Know to Be True

Onclusive

Earlier this month, AirPR Chief Strategy Officer Rebekah Iliff joined Nasdaq for its #PRInfluencers series on Facebook Live. Hosted by Deirdre Breakenridge of Pure Performance Communications, and joined by fellow panelists Shonali Burke and Shannon Furey, the panel covered emerging PR trends including how corporate storytelling has changed in recent years and what PR professionals […]. Industry Insights & Trends nasdaq PRInfluencers PR influencers PR trends

First Black PR History Month Kick-off Event Hosted by the Museum of Public Relations

Deirdre Breakenridge

A Guest Post by Julien Perocheau, The Museum of Public Relations and Spector & Associates. On Thursday, February 9, at 6 p.m. the first-ever Black PR History Month will kick-off at Baruch College, 55 Lexington Avenue, in New York City. This event, sponsored in partnership with National Black Public Relations Society, will bring together professionals, students, and professors to celebrate the lives of prominent black public relations pioneers. Ivy Lee. Edward Bernays. Arthur Page.

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Marketing & Public Relations For Cyber Currency Companies

Ronn Torossian

Cryptocurrency or cyber currency has become big business, and that change has been lightning fast. Some of the blockchains have seen a change in value during 2017 of as much as 7000% or more. That market is volatile, but still growing. That being the case, it is time to talk about marketing these companies and what they offer. Find the Connection to Your Coin. Buying the tokens for any of these companies does more than making an investment in the company. The coins, also … READ MORE ».

PR Tips For Successful Media Training

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

It’s hard to overstate the importance of quality media-interview preparation to a successful public relations program. As most PRs know, an unprepared or ineffective spokesperson can unwittingly squander a media opportunity, while a well-prepared one can move it from mediocre to meteoric! Here are some “must-dos” along with new tips to incorporate into your media training arsenal. Good media training builds confidence.

Discover the Actionable Habits of the World’s Best Strategic Communicators

Cision’s 4 Data-Driven Habits of Top Comms Teams details the habits of the world's best communicators. Uncover actionable habits that will give you the power to influence and amplify your story better. Download this free e-book today!

Which Social Media Measurements Matter Most?

Business Wire

The digital revolution has brought upon a whole new world of platforms and analytics. Although it can get confusing when scrolling down a long list of numbers, it’s important to pay attention because some of those numbers can help amplify your social marketing efforts. The key is knowing which metrics matter most. measurement & analytics

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IWF Montreal

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How to grow your PR budget, in 3 steps

The Resolution Blog

The Public Relations industry has seen huge changes in the last five years. New forms of communication has brought new specialist talent and offerings. I spent six years in traditional PR agencies before moving to digital marketing where I spent a further six years specialising in SEO and working in-house with my clients to integrate digital marketing. I know how many specialist agencies there now are offering communications. I also know how PR agencies can compete and tap into new budgets.

The Future of Twitter

The Proactive Report

The one thing you can rely on in Social Media is that there will be change. Each year new networks pop up and some go away. The major social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter) have been fairly stable for the past five or six years. That might be about to change -Twitter just reported a dismal Q4 for 2016: 16 cents per share on revenue of $717 million. This was way below Wall Street’s expectations. Back in November 2016 the shares were $18. They are now at around $16.

5 ways social media has reshaped the PR industry

PR Daily

Its influence is simply too large to ignore. With a global usership in the billions, social media has become one of the fastest growing industries in the world. While it has touched just about every industry under the sun in some capacity, it has had a huge—and arguably more pointed—impact on the public relations industry. From changing the way people consume their news to contributing to the rise of the citizen journalist, social media has forced PR pros and reporters to adapt or perish.

7 Trends in ESG: What PR Pros Need to Know in 2023

What does the evolution of ESG programs mean for communicators? As it turns out - a lot. New challenges are coming into focus, driven by the increasing attention to corporate sustainability and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) programs, and the evolving state of ESG reporting regulations. This new ebook from 3BL Media explores seven trends in detail and unpacks what they mean for communicators. Access your copy for free today.

How Long Should a Blog Post Be? [A Data-Driven Answer for B2B]

Sword and the Script

If you’re looking for a short and easy answer to blogging questions, here you go: How long should a blog post be? Answer: 1,000 words. How long should it take to write a blog post? Answer: 3 hours and 16 minutes. How often should I publish blog posts? Answer: Weekly. But understand that short answers and thorough answers aren’t always the same thing. In corporate blogging and more broadly, in B2B content marketing , it’s not so simple. Read on to understand why.

The 20 Responsibilities of PR and What They Entail

Onclusive

Most of us see what our jobs entail at the point of hire. Our job descriptions tells us what we’ll be responsible for in a given public relations or communications role, but we rarely reference the J.D. later as our roles evolve. This “PR scope creep” is partly due to ambition (hopefully) and partly due to the fact that the digital world in which we work is ever-expanding in nature — there’s always something new to learn and experiment with, especially in PR.

Reflect and Project: How has Your #PR education Prepared You for Your Career?

Deirdre Breakenridge

A Guest Post Announcement by Ai Zhang, Professor, Stockton University. Spring semester has ended. Graduates have begun a new chapter in their lives. During times of transition, I love to reflect on the past and project into the future. As an educator, I’m constantly asking myself how teachers can better prepare students to excel in their careers; and more importantly, how can they create an impact in our society? Education and learning, they are critical to life success. .

Lockheed Investing in the Future

Ronn Torossian

Despite the recent order of more F-35s Lockheed Martin knows the days of fighter jets controlling the skies won’t last forever. The future of airborne war is increasingly trending toward unmanned aircraft. That means the venerated builder of the A-10, C-130, F-2, F-16, and Black Hawk helicopter, among others, is looking to make its mark in another field. Recent reports say Lockheed Martin is investing heavily in research and development to produce the next generation of satellite technology.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Managing a PR Crisis

Any brand is vulnerable to bad press, so we compiled key strategies into our PR crisis management guide. From managing your team and crafting your responses to keeping tabs on the conversation, this guide is for anyone tasked with brand management.

What Public Relations Can Learn From The Golden Globes

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

If part of your public relations planning this year features a thought leadership initiative including speaking engagements and awards for clients, there were some lessons to be learned from last night’s Golden Globes celebration of all things TV and movies. Despite what you hear, it’s not all party, party, party. Take a look at these examples for some interesting takeaways that can help make your execs shine at their next industry gathering or press event.

Marketers to Increase PR Spending Over Next 5 Years – New Study Says

Business Wire

The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) and the USC Center for Public Relations at the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism have released a new report that offers a candid look at how marketers plan to tackle public relations in the upcoming years. The most eye-opening data found in the report is that 75% of respondents answered that they plan on increasing PR budgets over the course of the next five years.

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Why Social Shares Are Key to Pitching Media

Cision

The mantra in the newsroom used to be, “If it bleeds, it leads.” ” Today’s new buzz phrase is, “If it’s shareable, it’s airable.” ” Social media is becoming a dictating force in all aspects of marketing and PR. It’s no longer just getting covered in a media outlet — it’s how far can that story be carried with social media. Does it evoke emotion that will lead people to comment, like or share?

Montreal IWF Conference 2017

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2022 Media Database Buyer’s Guide

To maintain accurate contact information for journalists and influencers, a homegrown database doesn’t cut it. Cision created the go-to guide for selecting a new media database. Download and learn how to choose the right media database for you!

New higher limits for CoverageBook Silver & Gold paid plans

The Resolution Blog

As of September 2017 we’ve significantly raised the coverage credit quotas on both our Silver & Gold plans (see [link] ) Which means you’ll be able to capture, measure & report-on more of your hard won PR coverage. And save so much time in the process! What’s changed? Prices of the plans have remained the same. But the monthly quota of each plan has gone up. By quite a lot. e.g. You can now add up to 10,000 clips per month (vs 1500 before) on our Gold plan.

How Can Brands Earn Trust in the Fake News Era?

Prowly

We buy based on the content that we find and consume and based on the experience that the content and the brand provide. This is why fake news is such a problem for brands. It’s false content, and as such it diminishes consumer trust even more. The post How Can Brands Earn Trust in the Fake News Era? appeared first on Prowly Magazine. How To fakenews how to PR

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6 emerging PR trends

PR Daily

Which public relations trends can help your growth and development? These aspects of the job can be tough to master, yet they can help you get a running start toward the industry’s future. Here’s what’s in store: 1. Promoting expertise at all levels. In the past, only top-tier executives were put forth as an organization’s industry experts. Now lower-level employees are offering their insights. This has multiple benefits.

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33 Statistics Summarizing the Year in Public Relations, Content Marketing, Social Media and SEO

Sword and the Script

Many of the posts published here are heavily weighted with surveys and reports. There are a couple solid reasons behind this approach. First, I think data provides a wide canvas of the happenings in the industry. It’s good to know where and how other marketers are finding success. Second, pouring over such reports is a great way to stay smart, relevant and maintain a competitive edge.

Cision's 2022 Global State of the Media Report

For Cision’s annual State of the Media Report, journalists shared their top priorities and what PR and communication pros can do to improve their relationships with the media. Read the report and learn how to create stronger media partnerships.

The Most Powerful PR Metrics According to 5 PR Influencers

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While there isn’t a surefire answer to how to inspire world peace or peel a hard boiled egg in just one sweep, there are a few things I think we can all agree on: when it comes to measuring the success of a PR campaign, it’s all about them numbahs! We could talk for days […]. Industry Insights & Trends PR influencers PR measurement PR metrics public relations metrics

#PRStudChat Discusses the Secret Nuances of Media Relations in 2017

Deirdre Breakenridge

We’re kicking off #PRStudChat in 2017, and you won’t want to miss a Twitter chat focused on the nuances of media relations and lessons learned from the field. On Wednesday, January 25, 2017, at 8:30 p.m.

Uber Struggling to Maintain Success in US Market

Ronn Torossian

Ride-sharing brand, Uber, appears resigned to continue to lose money in its home market, the United States. The losses have less to do with the string of PR crises that have plagued the company over the past few years, and more to do with stiff completion from major rival, Lyft. Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, as reported by Reuters, said: “The US is very, very competitive right now between us and Lyft, so I don’t see the US as being a particularly profitable market for … READ MORE ».

Public Relations And The Customer Journey

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

A great PR campaign can generate positive brand awareness, which is clearly desirable. Who wouldn’t welcome a profile in a major national publication, or a Q&A with an influential trade? What about a flood of LinkedIn comments? That kind of engagement is always a good thing. But how valuable is it? How many PR programs can point to the number of prospects generated, or conversions from website visits?

5WPR 2022 Consumer Culture Report

5WPR’s third annual report takes a look at consumer spending culture, the biggest influences behind buying behaviors, and emerging trends.

Which Social Media Marketing Measurements Matter Most

Business Wire

The digital revolution has brought upon a whole new world of platforms and analytics. Although it can get confusing when scrolling down a long list of numbers, it’s important to pay attention because some of those numbers can help amplify your social marketing efforts. The key is knowing which metrics matter most.

How to Boost Your Reputation on Google

Cision

When you are heading to a meeting or have a call with a potential client or customer, what’s the first thing you do? You Google them. Guess what happens when someone is going to meet you? They Google you. But, did you know that what people see when they Google you is within your control? Dictate Your Digital Footprint Destiny. Two years ago, if you typed “Christina Daves” (my name) into Google, the singer Christina Aguilera would be at the top of search results.

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Find your Story; Build your Brand!

ReimaginePR

If you’ve struggled to find your story, this is the workshop for you! When: May 16 from 6:30 to 8pm. Where: Verity, 111d Queen Street East, in Toronto. Cost: $20!!!!!! It’s more than 90 per cent off of the usual cost. How: You can purchase at Eventbrite : [link]. Why: Why so inexpensive? We’re discounting this event because we’re filming t to promote our online classes. By being part of the audience, you, my friend, are getting one heck of a deal!

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