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Earned media is considered some of the most valuable content an organization can generate. Earned media comes with a stamp of approval that brands cannot generate on their own. media relations

Should media relations wait during election season?

PR Daily

Media relations is always challenging—but the 2020 fourth-quarter cycle may doom your client’s coverage. Building relationships with media gatekeepers. RELATED: Join us for our Writing & Content Creation for Communicators Virtual Workshop ].

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32 Media Relations Tips to Maximize Your Coverage Opportunities | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

For the past 60 years, Business Wire has worked in conjunction with media outlets, large and small, around the globe. media relationsAs the world changes, so does journalism. In 2020, reporters and organizations are looking for more authentic stories to tell.

Playing the Scarcity Card in Media Relations

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. No company in business history has played the scarcity card in media relations with the deftness of Apple. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

5 ways the COVID-19 pandemic is changing media relations

PR Daily

Navigating the ever-changing landscape of media is never easy. In the midst of this, the media landscape continues to evolve. Prior to COVID, unless your clients lived in a major media market, chances of regular national TV appearances were slim.

Peppercomm, Intel, Haymaker and more honored at Ragan’s Media Relations Awards Gala

PR Daily

Ragan and PR Daily brought together finalists for an afternoon of virtual camaraderie and networking to honor professionals who had big media-relations wins during the year. When it came to the many media-relations honorees, there was much to be serious about.

Announcing Ragan and PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards winners

PR Daily

The post Announcing Ragan and PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards winners appeared first on PR Daily. Congratulations to all of this year’s winners and Honorable Mentions! Learn more about the winning work.

Are Embargoes and Exclusives Still Useful in Media Relations?

Sword and the Script

Three-quarters (75%) of public relations professionals say media relations is getting harder, according to the 2020 JOTW Communications Survey. Are exclusives still useful in media relations? PR earned media media relations pitching PR surveys PR tactic surveys

[Webinar] Livongo: Messaging & Media Relations for an Award-Winning IPO

Onclusive

Join this webinar to hear from Jake Mazanke , Corporate Communications Manager at Livongo, who will discuss how his team controlled the narrative to generate IPO success, set a standard for coverage across the industry, and tripled their website traffic — and how he used Onclusive to connect their national media campaign to tangible financial results. How Livongo tracked, measured and reported on the success of their IPO-related content. Date / Time: January 30th at 1PM ET.

3 critical challenges in media relations right now

Agility PR Solutions

A career in public relations isn’t for the faint of heart. The post 3 critical challenges in media relations right now appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Public Relations media relations

Deadline Friday: Media Relations Awards

PR Daily

This is your chance to earn recognition for your top-notch media relations work! The post Deadline Friday: Media Relations Awards appeared first on PR Daily. The entry deadline is this Friday, May 8, at 11:59 p.m. Central time. PR Daily Awards

Deadline Friday: Media Relations Awards

PR Daily

This is your chance to earn recognition for your top-notch media relations work! The post Deadline Friday: Media Relations Awards appeared first on PR Daily. The entry deadline is this Friday, May 8, at 11:59 p.m. Central time. PR Daily Awards

Earned Media vs. Media Relations [PR Tech Sum]

Sword and the Script

Summary of monthly PR tech news: Critical Mention adds a media database; Talkwalker acquires Nielson Social; Watch out for fine print in media monitoring contracts As a term, earned media made a big splash in search trends in late 2004 or early 2005…and then interest waned.

How PR’s value transcends media relations

PR Daily

Getting earned media hits is of great value to all organizations, but PR pros can do so much more to safeguard reputations and drive a conversation about their brand or client. You have to be a shrewd media manager—and show your value to the bottom line. The digital disruption driving this recalibration of the media industry was the focus of a fireside chat at a recent Ragan conference broadcast for our Communications Spotlight podcast.

6 tips for better media relations during COVID-19

PR Daily

Media relations has become a pivotal part of communications during COVID-19. So how can we ensure that the information we are putting out there rises above the noise on social media and provides real value to readers and our audience? But media relations specialists still need to ensure they do their normal due diligence when reaching out to reporters. RELATED: Join us for PR Daily's can't-miss Media Relations & Measurement Virtual Conference ].

Show off your media relations efforts

PR Daily

Enter PR Daily’s 2019 Media Relations Awards. The post Show off your media relations efforts appeared first on PR Daily. Media Relations PR PR Daily Awards Ragan Awards media relations awards PR awardsWe want to see how you’ve successfully landed placements in magazines, digital publications and more. Save $50 when you enter by the early-bird deadline on March 8.

#PRStudChat Discusses the Secret Nuances of Media Relations in 2017

PR Expanded

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. ET , the monthly #PRStudChat Twitter Chat Community will gather to discuss how students and PR professionals can build better relationships with the media, from new ways to pitch to dealing with quick media cycles, journalist pressures and building trust by managing expectations and being reliable sources.

5 keys to successful media relations right now

PR Daily

The news media landscape remains in a state of flux, with the specter of COVID-19 still dominating coverage. RELATED: Learn how to plan and execute the communications needs that comprise the "next" normal ]. Think of your media relationships like you would your friendships.

Media Relations Shrinks as a Public Relations Service; Cliff Notes to 3 Industry Reports

Sword and the Script

Studies find media relations isn’t the top PR service anymore; PR weakness on technical skills; execs are key to shaping corporate social positions Several interesting reports on the PR industry were published earlier in 2020 but got lost in the blur that unfolded since.

Your media relations strategy deserves recognition

PR Daily

Enter your best pitch, media event strategy or campaign to PR Daily’s 2019 Media Relations Awards by the extended deadline on April 24. The post Your media relations strategy deserves recognition appeared first on PR Daily. Crisis Communications Media Relations PR PR Daily Awards media relations awards PR awards

[Case Study] Messaging & Media Relations for an Award-Winning IPO – Livongo

Onclusive

How Livongo tracked, measured and reported on the success of their IPO-related content. And, how Livongo leveraged their successful IPO to win multiple PR and media relations awards, including being named a SABRE award finalist. The post [Case Study] Messaging & Media Relations for an Award-Winning IPO – Livongo appeared first on Onclusive. In early 2019, Livongo began preparing to go public.

May 8 deadline: Media Relations Awards

PR Daily

This is your chance to earn recognition for your top-notch media relations work! The post May 8 deadline: Media Relations Awards appeared first on PR Daily. The entry deadline is Friday, May 8, at 11:59 p.m. Central time. PR Daily Awards

Media relations during COVID-19

Axia PR

Even as the media's primary focus is on the coronavirus pandemic, journalists are looking for non-COVID-19 stories. For example, a London features and deputy news editor put out a call for "non-CV stories" and then replied with this: media relationsThis is one story in our series about COVID-19. Read 8 ways your PR agency can assist you during COVID-19 for more.

Messaging & Media Relations for an Award-Winning IPO – Livongo

Onclusive

How Livongo tracked, measured and reported on the success of their IPO-related content. And, how Livongo leveraged their successful IPO to win multiple PR and media relations awards, including being named a SABRE award finalist. The post Messaging & Media Relations for an Award-Winning IPO – Livongo appeared first on Onclusive. In early 2019, Livongo began preparing to go public.

Show off your media relations efforts

PR Daily

Enter PR Daily’s 2019 Media Relations Awards. The post Show off your media relations efforts appeared first on PR Daily. Media Relations PR PR Daily Awards Ragan Awards media relations awards PR awardsWe want to see how you’ve successfully landed placements in magazines, digital publications and more. Save $50 when you enter by the early-bird deadline on March 8.

[Webinar] Livongo: Messaging & Media Relations for an Award-Winning IPO

Onclusive

The post [Webinar] Livongo: Messaging & Media Relations for an Award-Winning IPO appeared first on Onclusive. Date / Time: January 30th at 1PM EST. In 2018, venture capital poured a record breaking $8.1 billion worth of funding into digital health. Although the digital health industry did not lack in funding, it did lack in one key component- a successful Initial Public Offering (IPO). In early 2019, Livongo, a leading digital health company, began preparing to go public.

4 ways to maintain your media relations skills

PR Daily

Here are some ways to grow your media relations skillset and start earning more coverage. The same idea is true in media relations. To remain at the top of your game, it’s important to be flexible enough to identify and adjust to every media relations opportunity that presents itself. Here are four ways to “stretch” your own media relations muscles: 1. Study your media. Meet with members of the media. Engage on social media.

4 ways OKCupid handles media relations during COVID-19

PR Daily

Finding stories in your data can lead to big earned media wins. Those numbers—along with the stories behind them—can create an attractive story for a journalist, netting your organization media coverage despite headlines being dominated by COVID-19 news and information. Yet, successfully navigating media relations efforts during this time of uncertainty requires communications savvy. At the core, all communication and media professionals are storytellers,” Kaye says.

Announcing Ragan and PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards finalists—and virtual gala

PR Daily

The post Announcing Ragan and PR Daily’s Media Relations Awards finalists—and virtual gala appeared first on PR Daily Congratulations to this year’s outstanding finalists! We look forward to celebrating with you on Oct.

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. 3 More Reasons Media Relations is Harder. Most of my experience in media relations comes from a B2B technology perspective. Also, see these related posts.

Why the human element of media relations matters

PR Daily

It’s not always easy to befriend the so-called “media beast.” Nevertheless, all PR pros should be mindful of the human element in media relations to foster more positive press—now more than ever because fewer PR pros are honoring it. In the modern digital age, some millennials rely too much on social media and electronic communication alone. Hence, the word “relations” after “media” to encapsulate this overriding point.

4 Media Relations Tips to Live By

Cision

Since the start of public relations, media placements have been the holy grail of PR success. However, with shrinking newsrooms and journalists being bombarded with pitches, how does a media relations campaign stand a chance in this new age? After attending Ragan’s PR & Media Relations Summit in New York, it’s clear relationships are still the foundation of good PR. The Media Won’t Cover You if They Don’t Know You.

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. The value of earned media lies in independent editorial published at scale. It’s plain daft to deny the role that media relations play within public relations.

Media Relations in 2020

5W PR

A couple of decades ago, the word “media” had a much more limited meaning than it possesses today. A couple of decades ago, media relations meant keeping in touch on a regular basis with the assignment editor of the local TV station and the city editor of the newspaper. In today’s world of social media, media relations is so much broader. And then there are special groups on various social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter.

Why Relationships are Still Key in Media Relations

Ronn Torossian

That basic fact will not change, no matter what kind of media we have and who is running it. The relationships you have with the right media outlets are a huge … READ MORE ». The post Why Relationships are Still Key in Media Relations appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Entrepreneur Media Relations PR Inspiration Ronn Torossian 5W Public Relations 5WPR CEO Insights

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. Dos and don’ts for holiday media pitching. Commercializing a serious holiday should be avoided, and it pays to consider the current news environment when planning a specific media pitch.

Journalists Love Twitter, and if Your Job is Media Relations, You Should too

Sword and the Script

Most PR professionals seem to agree that media relations just gets harder every year. In 2018, 51% of respondents said media relations is getting harder, according to the annual JOTW Communications Survey, that I’ve partnered with Ned Lundquist and Ned’s Job of the Week newsletter to field. If you work in PR and have responsibility for media relations , then you have in a sense, a professional obligation to be on Twitter.

Media Relations 2020: Does Snobbery Actually Work?

Prowly

In a world more media […]. The post Media Relations 2020: Does Snobbery Actually Work? Public Relations UncategorizedIn the world of viral marketing, the snob effect may seem dramatically out of touch with current trends. This marketing tactic builds a demand based on the pursuit of luxury and exclusivity, and is in sharp contrast to the bandwagon effect that sees people buying something because everyone else is.

Does your media relations strategy have a global reach?

PR Daily

Submit your global media relations strategy, press tour or thought leadership campaigns to PR Daily’s 2019 Media Relations Awards. The post Does your media relations strategy have a global reach? Marketing Media Relations PR PR Daily Awards media relations awards PR awardsThe final deadline is April 3. appeared first on PR Daily.

Making Media Relations Connections

Shift Communications

As an AE who’s day-to-day consists of securing media coverage and building relationships with reporters, sitting 10 feet away from these “celebrities” reminded me that they are just like everyone else! Here are some ways how to build great media relations with relevant press: Check out Recent Coverage. Doing so can help us ensure we picked the right target from our media list and that our pitches are tweaked to address their specific interests.