How voice technology could transform PR and marketing

PR Daily

Alexa, will technology change the public relations industry? “It’s We use data analytics to inform our campaigns and to measure campaign outcomes such as message delivery or perception change. The real opportunity for PR pros and marketers, however, might be voice storytelling.

Traveler Expectations for In-Flight Technology

Cision

Want to learn how travel technology impacts your brand? Read Cision Global Insight’s free “Integrating Travel Technology Into the Customer Experience” white paper today! Want to see all of Cision’s key findings on travelers’ technology preferences?

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PR and the Marketing Technology Skills Gap

Shift Communications

Keeping pace with the rate of change in marketing technology has become a full time job. Heck, just keeping up with the news is a challenge, never mind closing the gap on technological skill sets you need to execute effectively.

The Role of Technology in Social Media Management

The Proactive Report

Luckily for us there are some smart technology solutions that can cut the time dramatically and help you create content that gets results. She’s an early adopter of Digital PR and has been an evangelist for the use of technology in PR since 2000.

Bringing PR Measurement Into the Digital Era

Cision

Read on to learn more about how PR can bring measurement into the digital era. The presentation of metrics from different channels together is referred to as a “cross-channel” view of marketing performance. The Benefits of PR Measurement Across Channels.

Why We Need a New Way to Measure Earned Media

Cision

While those of us in marketing or PR are quick to applaud technologies that allow us to do more, reach more, or earn more, we don’t seem to have the same attitude about updating our measurement tools and processes. How Mature Is Your Earned Media Measurement Strategy?

4 Ways to Measure Podcasting Success

Cision

Downloads is one of the few numbers podcasters keep tabs on, but it shouldn’t be the end-all be-all of your measurement strategy. Look at visitors’ interactions with your website, technology used to get there and time spent on your site.

The Most Important PR Measurement Tool You’re Not Using

Cision

While the setup and maintenance is more involved than the initial set-up of Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager has the power and versatility to measure your PR activity with a lot more detail. Using out-of-date measurement techniques? Best Practices Featured measurement

Measuring the Value of Earned Media

Cision

Outsell, a leading research and advisory firm, conducted independent research to determine how marketer’s attitudes about different media types have changed. They also set out to answer key questions marketers have about earned media. And marketers believe this fact.

3 ways PR pros can use technology effectively

PR Daily

Technology has forever changed the way PR pros communicate with their audiences. No matter the organization or client, PR pros must learn to embrace social media communications—including the technology behind their chosen platforms.

Trend: The over-investment in social media tools and technology

Communications Conversations

I’ve seen a number of articles recently that have focused on a growing–and increasingly troublesome–trend in our industry: Our complete over-reliance on tools and technology. Brands don’t need to be purchasing more technology–they need to be purchasing less.

Three Signs You Should Invest in Measurement Tools

Shift Communications

We talk a lot about measuring PR on this blog and as a reader, you know that not all PR tactics directly impact the bottom line. Here are a few of those questions you’re likely to hear if you don’t have a measurement plan: “What is the real impact of a media hit?”.

Instagram’s sagging engagement, LinkedIn’s new marketing tools, and Google’s revamped news section

PR Daily

A recent report by InfluencerDB reveals that average Instagram engagement (measured by an account’s “like follower ratio”) is declining, with engagement for those in the travel industry dropping 3.5% Related reading: Instagram enables marketers to boost influencers’ sponsored content.

The VR/AR Measurement Challenge

Media Bullseye

As communicators begin to test the waters to see how and when they might use VR and AR technologies as part of their public relations plans, that persistent question has started to surface: “How the heck are we going to measure this?”. Issues with Measuring VR/AR.

One Thing you CAN’T Measure in PR

Flack's Revenge

PR measurement has evolved, with the addition of solutions such as SeeDepth and AirPR. Yet there is one thing that is impossible to measure – and is ignored at our own peril. There is no technology that can look into the brains of people and know what they are thinking.

Why CEOs Should Invest in PR Attribution and PR Measurement

Onclusive

In recent market estimates, digital online and ad spending is expected to grow at approximately 11% per year through 2021. 1 Paid search, display ads, social media, online video advertising and email marketing will grow to 46% of advertising budgets 2. PR and marketing convergence.

Can You Measure ROI To The Dollar?

Cision

With so much new technology at their fingertips, marketers can reach audiences in ways past generations never dreamt of doing. According to Forrester , half of B2B marketers have trouble attributing their work to revenue results. Need a measurement makeover?

Everything is Measurable in PR

Shift Communications

Virtually everything in marketing, advertising, and PR is measurable. The statement, more accurately worded, is that not everything is worth measuring. It’s not worth measuring – but that doesn’t mean it can’t be measured.

Why you should already start evaluating your marketing strategy

PR Daily

For businesses, March also marks the end of the first quarter of the year and the perfect time to review the early results of your annual marketing strategy. Here are five reasons from the web design firm 97 Switch on why you should constantly be revisiting your marketing strategies: 1.

AirPR Interview Series: Content Marketing and PR Experts share measurement predictions for 2018

Onclusive

With the explosion of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies, an increased focus from the C-suite on business- and metrics-driven KPIs, and a new trend toward Growth PR , PR & content marketing measurement is changing – radically and rapidly.

Looks like our over-reliance on social media tools and technology will continue (and that’s not a good thing)

Communications Conversations

Technology is accelerating at a pace so fast, few can keep up. In our day-to-day lives, technology has completely changed how we communicate, how we capture photos and video and how we consume media. On the marketing/comms side, it’s no different. Measuring results.

How to measure the quality of your audience

Shift Communications

Fortunately, in the age of social media and digital marketing, we have more tools and resources than ever to understand our audiences, to know how we’re doing. To do this, we’ll repeat the same exercise by opening up either a marketing automation system or an email marketing system.

LiveRamp and Cision Combine Forces to Better Measure Earned Media Impact

Cision

This data will give organizations a clearer picture of the net measurable business impact of their earned media activities, while also allowing communicators to adapt strategies based on insights. Cision is the major technology player that backs up earned media instead of paid and owned.

Deborah Weinstein on the Challenges Confronting PR and Digital Marketing

Flack's Revenge

Today I share Deborah Weinstein’s answers to questions about the challenges confronting social media marketing and digital communications. Are the social media waters still safe for marketing? The thing about marketing is that to fill your net you have to fish where the fish are.

How to measure understanding with Google Analytics

Shift Communications

During our INBOUND15 talk on How to Measure the Value of PR in the 21st Century, one audience member raised this fascinating question: “How do you measure understanding, and where does it fit in the PR funnel?” Vice President, Marketing Technology.

Rick Liebling On The Power of 3: PR + Social + Tech

Onclusive

Interviews innovative technology marketing PR PR analytics PR measurement public relatons Rick Liebling social analytics technology Unmetric

5 technologies that will change how you do PR

Presspage

the importance of measurability. The other part is understanding the technological shifts that will change the world in the coming decades, and along with it, how you do PR. Embrace the future of PR The incremental progress of technology often gives the impression of stagnancy.

CMOs Regard Measurement as Key to Proving Value

The Proactive Report

Two-thirds of the CMOs polled in the 2017 Marketing Performance Management Benchmark study said the pressure to measure value, impact, and contribution is growing. That might describe how PR pros feel about analytics and measurement too.

PR Measurement Advice From The Client

Mindful Marketing

I started my PR and marketing career almost 15 years ago. This was PR measurement. It measured activity against strategic objectives, it showed progress towards goals, and it provided hard data to support the impact of media coverage. By Seedepth. GUEST POST By Mikala Vidal.

Infographic: 10 ways tech is transforming digital marketing

PR Daily

Big data, artificial intelligence and augmented reality can help create engaging marketing campaigns. Consult this guide for what digital tools to add to your marketing repertoire. However, many marketers struggle to keep up with the these innovative tactics.

Why AI isn’t ready for the spotlight in PR—yet

PR Daily

Is technology alone “good enough” for what communications professionals need now? Like any tool, the technology is limited by the vision, expertise and skill of the person who manages the tool and the job at hand. Measurement matters.

Video: The Future of PR Measurement With Kevin Akeroyd

Cision

In a recent interview, Steve Barrett, Editor-in-Chief of PRWeek sat down with Cision CEO, Kevin Akeroyd to talk about the future of PR, communications and the technology that will move the industry forward. How to go about gathering the data needed to measure.

Measurement Challenges: How to investigate new platforms

Media Bullseye

Pinterest, Instagram, Snapchat, Vine, Periscope…there are now so many different social platforms most companies don’t even try to market or do PR through all of them (and for most, this is a wise decision). So is it worth your time to investigate new technology and platforms?

Top Marketing Trends for 2019

Critical Mention

In a world ruled by technology, simply being aware of marketing trends is not enough. Understanding their intricacies and how to use them in your 2019 marketing plan is critical to your success this year. Marketing’s funnel is changing. Data drives marketing.

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10 PR measurement predictions for 2015

PR Daily

The PR and social media measurement industry is going through some exciting times, and you''ve probably read plenty of review-of-the-past-year articles, (including mine: The Measurement Industry''s Evil Empire? ). A good measurement sherpa can turn out a report in four hours or less.

The Essentials of PR Measurement

Presspage

When it comes to measuring success , public relations and corporate communications professionals tend to get the short end of the stick. ” And, with all the advances in technology today, there has to be a better way to measure success.

How to measure your social media reach

PR Daily

One of the most rewarding aspects of social media marketing is that you can measure your efforts. Defining the right social media metrics can simplify how you measure your return on investment. Social media technology.

How Technology is Powering the Earned Media Revolution

Beyond PR

For far too long, communications teams have struggled with gaps in technology, content, data, analytics and attribution. But it wasn’t just about the individual capabilities of the technologies,” he writes in Welcome to the Future of Earned Media Communications. “It

How to Develop Meaningful PR Measurement

Waxing UnLyrical

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” All of these statements are correct in their limited context, but are also misstatements meant to reconcile the difficulty of communications measurement. The result: PR is poorly integrated with the rest of marketing.

How to Measure the Success of Video Communications

Shift Communications

However, one area where video-minded PR professionals fall short is how to measure the success of video communications. The old way of measuring video success was simple, if ineffective: how many views did our video receive? The Video Communications Measurement Funnel.

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