7 PR Lessons From 'The Big Bang Theory'

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: Though some took to social media to rejoice over the series shutting down, no matter which side you fall on, there are several takeaways from the show’s cast of nerds

5 Types of Tools For Freelance PR Pros

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: With the prevalence of social media, brand journalism and digital marketing campaigns, more and more PR pros are cutting the cord on the typical office gig

5 Social Media Ideas for Non-Profits

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: Even small not-for-profit organizations can effectively promote their message through social media

8 Keys to Reaching Gen Z on Social Media

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: Publishers and brand managers are already trying to pinpoint what catches the attention of a generation that’s yet to come of age

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7 Media Statistics from an Annual Survey of Reporters that Gives PR a Glimpse of their Mindset

Sword and the Script

If you work in PR and engage in media relations , it’s a good idea to keep an ear out as to what is on the minds of those that work in the media. The 2018 State of the Media report by Cision is an annual survey of reporters that offers some insight.

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This is How the Sorry State of Media Relations Ends

Sword and the Script

The Sorry State of Media Relations. Then the story hinge swings like this: “Such is the sorry state of corporate media relations these days. Also, see these related posts: 12 Things You Should do to Amplify a Media Mention Once You’ve Earned It.

Social Media Strategy Template

The Proactive Report

DOWNLOAD THE PDF social media template chart. Download the complete report on how to do a Social Media Strategy. Social Media Strategy social media strategy template

Etiquette for Connecting with Media Outlets

Ron Torossian

The same could be said for brands interested in connecting with media sources and building relationships in the hopes of generating earned media. The key component of this interaction is understanding the way to go about interacting with the media.

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Social Media Strategy Template

The Proactive Report

Download the PDF of the Social Media Strategy Template here. In January 2014 almost three-quarters of all adults were active in social media, according to the Pew Research Center. 92% of marketers claim that social media marketing is important for their business.

The social media news desk: The big earned media opportunity your PR is missing

Axia PR

Here’s the opportunity most PR pros and their PR agencies are missing: the social media news desk. Pitch Shared Media Earned media Owned mediaTraditional public relations isn’t working anymore. Fewer Americans rely on TV news, while nearly half of all U.S.

Social Media Strategy Template

The Proactive Report

Download the PDF of the Social Media Strategy Template here. Almost three-quarters of all adults are active in social media, according to the Pew Research Center. 92% of marketers claim that social media marketing is important for their business. Meritus Media Inc.,

10 Social Media and Public Relations Tactics You Need to Know

B2B PR Sense

Social media and public relations might seem like an odd pair upon first inspection. Can public relations and social media really work together to bolster your business? How social media can help with public relations. How Social Media Can Help with Public Relations.

Building Media Lists That Get Results

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

It’s easy to relegate media list development to the remedial PR file — things that are too basic to analyze or improve. But for PR and media relations people, a good media database is critical. PR tips for killer media lists. Good media lists improve relations.

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The #PRStudChat Community Discusses Social Media & Change On November 15th

PR Expanded

Fortunately, social media and technology, when implemented strategically, can serve as effective channels to navigate change and leverage it to help one become more original and creative, which are desirable characteristics of PR professionals. ET, to discuss change and social media.

How Social Media Drives B2B PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

We associate social media platforms with splashy consumer campaigns, but social is increasingly important in B2B public relations. According to an IDC study , 75% of B2B buyers and 84% of C-level/vice president executives use social media to make purchasing decisions.

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Search & Owned Media Most Used by Journalists

The Proactive Report

The 2016 Businesswire Media Survey revealed this nugget of information: Journalists looking for information on a company first do a Google search, then visit the company website and go to their newsroom. And include all the features journalists and bloggers are looking for: Media contacts.

Get Media Contacts to Pay Attention in Three Easy Steps

Ron Torossian

It’s easy for a story to get lost in the constant firehose of headlines being generated in today’s “24-7 and right now” media cycles. The post Get Media Contacts to Pay Attention in Three Easy Steps appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog.

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Book Review: A Roadmap for Teaching Social Media

PR Expanded

Here’s my video book review of A Roadmap for Teaching Social Media by Dr. Karen Freberg who is an assistant professor teaching Strategic Communications at the University of Louisville.

2016 Media Landscape

The Proactive Report

The media landscape is still shifting – and will continue to do so as the young digital natives grow up and grow older. Digital PR digital PR media mobile newsroom Online News public relations

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Social Media Mistakes

The Proactive Report

The 2015 PRESSfeed/SNCR Media Trends report shows that almost 100% of companies – large and small – are using some form of social media marketing. Social media may be a new channel of communication, but it is still just that: communication.

PR Tips For Reactive Media Pitches

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

PR teams can take advantage of sudden extra relevance by immediately pitching a client as a news source to media hungry for pertinent expertise. Here are the PR fundamentals for reactive media pitches. PR tips for reactive media pitches. Choose the right media.

Proven Tips for Social Media PR Success

5W PR

Social media PR can be a moving target. Consider these tried and true social media PR strategies, and you can find balance, even as the social corner of cyberspace continues to shift. 5WPR News Branding Social and Digital Media Social Media Agency 5wpr pr strategy social Media strateg

Earned Media Outperforms Paid in Demand Gen

The Proactive Report

Earned media is growing more and more appealing to these companies, as the price of paid efforts increases. Working with Cision, Demand Gen found that 79% of marketers are prioritizing earned media over traditional paid ads, which have become less effective.

Media Relations Dos And Don’ts For Holiday PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Tying media relations activities to key calendar milestones is a time-honored PR tactic, because it works. From Labor Day to New Year’s Eve, fall holidays probably offer the best occasions for media coverage, but the approach needs to be relevant, respectful, and creative.

From Media Monitoring to Media Intelligence

AirPR

For public relations professionals, media monitoring can be both tedious and exciting. As an employee of a PRTech company, I’m obviously a bit biased in how to handle the media monitoring puzzle. The post From Media Monitoring to Media Intelligence appeared first on AirPR.

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Discovering the Roadmap in Teaching Social Media

PR Expanded

I have always been very passionate about social media, but when it comes to teaching social media, there is nothing more rewarding. I have been teaching my social media class for the last three years and it’s been one of the most rewarding experiences I’ve had as a professor.

3 Essential Ways to Use Social Media for PR

Prowly

The post 3 Essential Ways to Use Social Media for PR appeared first on Prowly Magazine. Magazine Public Relations PR social mediaPublic relations is a game where the goal is to make the right impression. It’s all about creating and maintaining a favorable public image.

Paid Media Woes Create Ripe Opportunity for Earned Media

Cision

Of the three pillars of the marketer’s media mix — paid, owned and earned — earned media can be the most challenging to measure. This has resulted in it receiving a backseat to paid media in most corporate budgets. Sometimes, it feels like paid media budgets are invincible.

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Social Media Content Cheat Sheet

The Proactive Report

Every blogger or brand has content that could and should be re-purposed for use on social media. Digital PR Tip Sheets Online PR cheat sheet content images Social Media StrategyHowever, this is not a one-size-fits-all activity.

7 Tips For Handling Crisis Communications on Social Media

Ron Torossian

Social media is everywhere, giving companies a new way to connect with their target audience. Of course, as valuable as social media can be in the right circumstances, it also adds a certain level of uncertainty to a crisis communication strategy.

Infographic: Key 2016 Events That Shaped the Media Industry

Cision

In the many years we’ve been doing our State of the Media Report , perhaps no year was as transformational or monumental as 2016. Combined with shakeups at many prominent news organizations (outlined in the below timeline), the media is a state of flux — working to rebuild trust amid declining budgets, shifting personnel and new digital mediums that alter the way the public consumes news.

From Media Monitoring to Media Intelligence

AirPR

For public relations professionals, media monitoring can be both tedious and exciting. Industry Insights & Trends media intelligence Media monitoringIf you don’t have a system in place that automates it for you (and many don’t), it can take a significant amount of time that could otherwise be used for strategizing. As an employee of a PRTech company, I’m obviously a bit biased in […].

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It’s terrific to see that social media is still SOCIAL!

PR Warrior

I’m an unabashed social media purist. . This is what social media has always been about. Anyway, I thought I’d take the opportunity to share this story while experiencing the power of social media in full flight. Book publishing PR Warrior Social media

How To Monitor Social Media Like a Boss

Cision

Most communications or marketing professionals realize that social media management is difficult to scale without some automated solution. Inevitably many companies choose a platform that offers monitoring (such as Cision’s new Communication Cloud™ ) to handle their social media.

5 Media Lessons to Guide You in 2017

PR Expanded

In 2016, the Edelman Trust Barometer revealed that the trust in media was actually on the upswing. media when it’s published in 2017. The general feelings or “word on the street” about the media, after the 2016 election, was that of distrust. Media PR 2.0

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More Australian businesses than ever have a presence on social media (but they could be a lot more social!)

PR Warrior

The proportion of Australian businesses with a social media presence has reached the highest levels recorded, according to new research. The 2018 Yellow Social Media Report (Business), released today, is an annual survey of how Australian consumers and businesses use social media.

Why Social Shares Are Key to Pitching Media

Cision

” 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. The line between traditional and social media is blurring.

How to Influence People Effectively With Social Media

Cision

We perceive social media platforms and other means of digital amplification as tools with incredible potential, yet we know very little about how effectively and by what mechanism influence occurs. Featured Social Media Trends social media influence social media monitoring

How Successful Journalists Use Social Media

Cision

The recently released Cision 2017 Global Social Journalism Study takes a deep dive into how journalists approach and use social media. As journalists create an increasing amount of augmenting content for social media, many publish a lot of engaging, cool short-form social media content.

Social Media for Consumer vs. B2B: Three Fundamental Differences

PR Expanded

As with any other tactic in our PR arsenal, social media can help us make waves for our clients. But don’t confuse this with weak; in both arenas, quality social media voices can be found all over the place, and the meek are quickly overwhelmed by the strong.

The Rise of Social Media Customer Care

The Proactive Report

There is no doubt that social media is a part of our lives today – and, as such, social media has to be a big part of every company’s marketing plan. Your customers expect you to be active and responsive on social media. It is all about social media customer care.

How to Improve Your Media Coverage

The Proactive Report

Media Relations is a core part of PR and can be one of the trickiest. It is, after all, called Media Relations. Follow them on social media. Many media outlets have had to lay off newsroom staff. More than 80% of media stories have excellent quality visuals.

State of the Media 2017 | PR & Earned Media

The Proactive Report

It should come as no surprise that the Cision 2017 State of the Media report highlights the erosion of trust in the mainstream media. Cision State of the Media 2017. That company just lost an opportunity for media coverage. Read the full State of the Media Report.

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