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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Book Review: Social Media for Strategic Communication By Karen Freberg

PR Expanded

Social Media for Strategic Communication by Author, Consultant and Professor Karen Freberg is a book that’s jam-packed with strategy, creative techniques and communication tactics.

5 Proven Ways PR can Develop Client Media References in B2B Organizations

Sword and the Script

Media references tend to take a back seat to the mad pace that is often B2B marketing. Media references are hard for several reasons. Creating opportunities for customers to know, like and trust you on personal level is handy to have when you ask for a B2B media reference.

5 Tips To Build Stronger Media Relationships In 2019

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

So, let’s face it — media relationships matter. Unfortunately, building credible media relationships is harder than ever. And media are naturally skeptical about thirsty PR and comms people. So how can tech brands build lasting bonds with media today?

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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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On January 17th, the #PRStudChat Community Discusses How to Get Strategic With Owned Media

PR Expanded

Owned media is less about controlling your content and more about creating what your customers need and prefer from you. For years, PR professionals were mostly focused on earned media for the credible third-party endorsement. How has pitching media changed?

Next Steps in Social Media Marketing

Flack's Revenge

If social media were a brand, it’s one that I think most would agree has been tarnished. And it’s not just about Facebook or even social media. Are the waters safe for social media marketing? Trust in social media and journalism are at an all-time low.

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.

Infographic: Why social media marketing is essential

PR Daily

If social media isn’t a core part of your strategy, you’ll be left to play catch up. According to an infographic from Three Girls Media , which cites Hubspot data, over half of brand managers that have used social media as part of their strategy for at least two years say it’s boosted revenue.

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

Winning Strategies for Social Media PR

Ronn Torossian

Those who have been in the public relations business for a while can tell you: social media is a moving target. The post Winning Strategies for Social Media PR appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog.

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.

Etiquette for Connecting with Media Outlets

Ronn 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. 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.,

Managing Media Relations for a Publisher; Off Script No. 32: Rachael Wolensky of ALM

Sword and the Script

Today, she works for ALM Media , a publisher which grew its roots in trade publications for the legal community, but now owns titles beyond just legal including financial services, insurance, and consulting. The post Managing Media Relations for a Publisher; Off Script No.

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.

6 tactics to wow your media contacts

PR Daily

A good media relations campaign involves reaching out to those inundated with pitches in their inboxes, making it essential for your campaign to stand out and be easily digestible. The perfect media pitch emphasizes a personalized approach to engaging a media contact.

Sears’ social media won’t go down without a fight

PR Daily

Sears might be down for the count, but its social media team is still throwing punches. However, Sears’ social media team hasn’t rolled over. The company declined to comment on its social media strategy. Yes, SMT stands for Social Media Team.

Media relations is thriving

Stephen Waddington

Media relations remains an important part of the execution of a public relations campaign alongside paid, shared and owned media. Much of the modern public relations business grew up out of media relations and publicity, rooted in storytelling and editorial engagement. media

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.

The Future of Media: Key Trends for 2019 and Beyond

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Insider secrets for making the most of social media

PR Daily

Staying relevant on every major social media platform can seem impossible, not to mention draining. Are you taking a hard look at your social media strategy? Year after year, there’s been a substantial growth in social media activity for consumers and businesses alike.

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 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.

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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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.

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.

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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Frank Strong on Next Steps in Social Media Marketing

Flack's Revenge

I have been writing about issues challenging social media and digital communications, and speaking with thought leaders on the topic. In this installment, I interview Frank Strong, Founder & President of Sword & Script Media, LLC. What comes after social media?

Get Media Contacts to Pay Attention in Three Easy Steps

Ronn 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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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.

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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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.

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.

Does Social Media Marketing need a Reboot? Drew Neisser Chimes in

Flack's Revenge

I have been blogging about challenges confronting digital PR and social media marketing. Are the social media waters still safe for marketing? Have you been recommending a change in strategy regarding social media? What comes after social media?

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.