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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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.

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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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.,

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.

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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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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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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The #PRStudChat Community Discusses Mysteries of Media Pitching on September 20th

PR Expanded

ET for an in-depth discussion on the mysteries of media pitching. You heard us: Media pitching. Google “media pitching” and you’ll get a slew of results referencing dos and don’ts, tips, tricks, and best practices. What are the characteristics of a good media pitch?

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.

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.

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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Build or Buy an Audience? This Startup Just Bought a Media Publication

Sword and the Script

Buying an audience isn’t a new idea but isn’t widely appreciated among company’s outside the media vertical yet. Don’t miss these related posts: 4 Big Media Trends that have Upended PR and Marketing. This Startup Just Bought a Media Publication appeared first on Sword and the Script.

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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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.

Pubs Converting Contributed Articles to Native Ads is Another Reason to Build Your Own Audience

Sword and the Script

This Startup Intends to Buy a Media Publication. 12 Things You Should do to Amplify a Media Mention Once You’ve Earned It. For the PR community – the relationship people not the spin-doctors – this may mean a hard cost to contributed articles and earned media transforms into paid media.

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.

The Psychology Behind Social Media

Critical Mention

Trying to understand the way people think is the crux of how PR pros build a social media strategy. But as we all know, the psychology behind social media strategy is a complex topic. We have some tips and tricks on how to boost your social media engagement.

Who owns social media?

Stuart Bruce

It was more than 10 years ago when I first debated the question who owns social media. Last week I spoke on the same topic in Zagreb for the European Lotteries Association to an audience of public relations, marketing and… Continue Reading → The post Who owns social media?

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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

Is Media Relations Getting Harder?

Sword and the Script

Do you feel like media relations getting harder? The survey found more than half (51%) said media relations is getting harder. The media is looking for the biggest headline rather than the significance of the story,” wrote in one respondent.

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.

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.

5 Alcohol Brands with Great Social Media

Ron Torossian

It’s not an easy job to do social media and booze brands – Finding that blend may be almost as difficult of finding the right blend to create a momentous alcohol. This brand has found their best social media success on Facebook. Brand PR Social Media

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.