How to Spy on Your Competition & Steal Their Secrets

Cision

The real value in spying and checking out the competitors and innovators is not just to copy or add to industry sameness. The real opportunity in using that information is twofold: Model best practices.

4 Keys to Distributing Public Service Announcements

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The real estate adage “location, location, location” is also relevant to PSA distribution. You may also develop audio versions for local and national radio. Public Service Announcements (PSAs) can be an excellent way to raise awareness for a nonprofit organization — to help bring their mission to life and drive intended actions to help support a cause.

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How to elicit compelling quotes for your press release

PR Daily

It leads to canned, uninspiring quotes that take up valuable real estate and do nothing to advance your cause. Prepare a one-minute master class explaining that a lazy template quote could mean the difference between headline-worthy coverage and total radio silence.

9 ways to up your Twitter game

PR Daily

We should be using every single inch of real estate in the photos that we post to capture the eyeballs in the timeline.". You can, however, expand your reach through consistency: Hold your radio shows weekly, and at the same time.

What Goes in a Great Media Kit

ReimaginePR

Even radio. love to see what real people have created. Sharing the work of real people who have created or accomplished something using your product is also an amazing opportunity to do some community building. I get to sit on both sides of the media kit divide.

10 terrific Instagram tools and apps for marketers

PR Daily

Real estate agent: Make a collage featuring a new property for sale. Radio station: Have your followers take a funny photo (or video) of them belting out their favorite song. Only 28 percent of marketers use Instagram. That means 72 percent are missing out on great opportunities.

4 Keys to Distributing Public Service Announcements

Beyond PR

The real estate adage “location, location, location” is also relevant to PSA distribution. You may also develop audio versions for local and national radio.

7 insights PR pros should glean from editors

PR Daily

So, for you as a writer, your best plan of action is to offer exclusive articles to a handpicked selection of editors, follow up once if they don’t respond within 24 to 48 hours, then move on to the next contact if this radio silence continues. Offer real value.

Dear PR pros: The problem is you

PR Daily

To kick things off, here’s an excerpt from an email I recently received: Who would I need to contact to share our real estate story with. Radio silence from those you pitch can be annoying, but it’s often a sign that you didn’t hit the mark. A bad pitch won’t do you any favors. Inspired (or depressed) by subpar media relations efforts, we’re publishing a regular article geared toward making journalists’ inboxes a better place and PR pros’ efforts more effective.

MediaPulse | A Weekly Media Round-Up

Cision

Here’s the top media industry stories we’re following this week: The Big News: Mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon prompts further discussion over gun control ( The Oregonian ); NASA finds water on the red planet, begging the question, is there life on Mars ?

How to Spy on Your Competition and Steal Their Secrets

Beyond PR

The real value in spying and checking out the competitors and innovators is not just to copy or add to industry sameness. The real opportunity in using that information is twofold: Model best practices.