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The Reddit Marketing Guide

Spin Sucks

By Jessica Malnik I truly think there is no social media site more misunderstood and undervalued by PR pros and marketers than Reddit. Reddit is nicknamed the “front page of the Internet” for a reason. This will be the beginning to your Reddit marketing.

A PR Pro’s Guide for reddit

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Reddit Marketing: Six Tips for AMA Success

Spin Sucks

By Jessica Malnik Successful Reddit marketing is a mystery to many communications pros. In my previous post, I talked about seven ways marketers can leverage Reddit. In this post, I’m going to do a deeper dive into one of those way—the Reddit AMA—or “Ask me Anything.”

How to host an ‘Ask Me Anything’ session on Reddit

PR Daily

A Reddit AMA—“Ask me Anything”—can be a great opportunity for a business or individual to reach a large audience by answering questions about topic expertise or services in real time. Reddit will ding you for this, and you’ll lose credit.

7 ways marketers can use Reddit

PR Daily

There is no social media site more misunderstood and undervalued by PR pros and marketers than Reddit. Reddit is nicknamed the “front page of the Internet” for a reason. That said, many PR pros and marketers are quick to dismiss Reddit as a viable outlet because of their own preconceived notions or due to horror stories they have heard. Here are seven steps to use this platform—a Reddit marketing guide—that won’t anger the mob: 1. Use Reddit for keyword research.

Anonymous Social Media: Why You Shouldn’t Participate

Spin Sucks

Of course, you can already do this on Reddit. Communication Content anonymous social media facebook rooms pinterest reddit secret whisper yikyak By Gini Dietrich. It’s been a few years now, but I remember an example of a woman who tweeted how much she hated her job and her boss.

Ocean Marketing Fired and Crisis Managed

Spin Sucks

The issue was told over and over again on Reddit , giving N-Control a PR crisis they never could have expected…all from hiring the wrong firm. And the first thing Chiullan did is take them to Reddit, to address the irate customers who, to this point, have pretty much been ignored.

50 Tips to Make Your Company’s Blog Rock

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Blog Social Media Blogging blogging tips diigo Google jeff bullas LinkedIn reddit SEOI’m taking a few days of vacation time (before Patti Knight kills me) so we went through the 2010 most popular blog posts and updated a couple to run here again. Enjoy!

Reddit’s new CEO looks to ‘re-establish a relationship with the community’

PR Daily

New Reddit CEO Steve Huffman began his tenure as top exec seeking to talk to users in their language, with an “ Ask Me Anything ” (AMA) thread. Huffman became Reddit’s third CEO in less than a year in the aftermath of Ellen Pao’s Friday announcement she was resigning from the top exec spot.

Reddit announces new policies in wake of user revolt

PR Daily

Reddit has been scrambling to recover from a series of high-profile shakeups at the site that didn’t sit well with its enormous user base. Here are some of the Reddit updates that users can expect: Content Policy. Do you think these changes will help Reddit emerge from its recent problems relatively unscathed This week, more reports surfaced revealing that the company is " hemorrhaging women. ". Its response?

Reddit Looks to Redfine the Front Page of the Internet with New News Site, Upvoted

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There’s a joke that goes around and around on Reddit: It’s the idea that everything that you see on your Facebook feed has already made the rounds on Reddit 24 hours before. Because of this, Reddit has lived up to its tagline as the “front page of the internet.”

Like It or Not: Facebook is Our Main Source of News

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With 70 percent of its users turning to Reddit as a news source, this is the social media platform with the highest percentage of users that go to it to get news. Compared with Pew’s 2013 report, news consumption is up significantly among Reddit, Facebook and Twitter.

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The Three Things Edition 1

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Bearded Sihk Woman Teaches Reddit a Lesson in Tolerance. Someone took a photo of a bearded woman standing in line at the airport and posted it to his Reddit page, where hundreds of people ridiculed her.

Reddit CEO: 'We screwed up'

PR Daily

Reddit, one of the web’s most popular sites, faced a user revolt over the weekend after the company fired talent director Victoria Taylor last week. We do value moderators; they allow reddit to function and they allow each subreddit to be unique and to appeal to different communities.

What went wrong with Nissan's Reddit 'ask me anything'

PR Daily

We can all learn a few valuable lessons from Nissan, whose recent Reddit AMA (ask me anything) went “ horribly wrong ,” according to multiple sources. AMAs on Reddit tend to be wildly popular.

The Ugly Side of Social Media Sharing

Waxing UnLyrical

” 3) Without asking or anyone else knowing, Susan’s friend’s boyfriend saw the picture, thought it was funny, uploaded it to Imgur, and posted it to Reddit. ” While this image has been removed from Imgur and Reddit, it still remains widely available online.

5 New Social Media Tools That You Should Know About

Cision

Reddit “Upvoted” What would it look like if Reddit was professionally curated and didn’t allow comments on its articles? That’s the concept behind Upvoted, an offshoot of Reddit that launched last week.

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Social Bookmarking and PR: Making Friends and Influencing People

Spin Sucks

Like Twitter and Facebook , social bookmarking sites such as Digg , StumbleUpon , and Reddit have one significant advantage over search engines: Robots aren’t very good at assessing relevance or content. Social Media carlo pandian Digg reddit social bookmarking stumbleupon

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Four Ways to Survive Reddit

inkhouse

Reddit is a fickle beast. One day, it can be immensely good to you, driving your traffic so high it literally breaks your website (the infamous Reddit “ hug of death ”). As a consumption tool for what’s hot and trending, there’s nearly no other platform that comes close to Reddit.

Four Ways to Survive Reddit

inkhouse

Reddit is a fickle beast. One day, it can be immensely good to you, driving your traffic so high it literally breaks your website (the infamous Reddit “ hug of death ”). As a consumption tool for what’s hot and trending, there’s nearly no other platform that comes close to Reddit.

How health care pros and patients use Reddit

PR Daily

Around 80 percent of folks on Reddit are 18- to 35-year-olds, an often difficult market for health care communicators to reach. You can find this population on Reddit, the 11-year-old network that prides itself on “front page news” that’s “upvoted” and “downvoted” by its community.

Friday Wrap #178: Ice Bucket Challenge redux, sponsored Reddit posts, social network dissatisfaction

Holtz Communication + Technology

Marketers can sponsor Redditors’ posts —Marketers will be able to spot user posts on Reddit and promote them (as long as the user is okay with that) under a new advertising offering. The move will let Reddit generate revenue in a way (it hopes) won’t infuriate its base.

What We Can Learn From How the New York Times is Using Reddit to Increase Engagement

inkhouse

In fact, they are using Reddit to try to “bring the audience into the newsroom,” to see which stories are creating conversations. Robinson describes Reddit as “a rich source of connecting our editors to our audiences.” Public Relations Social Media Marketing PR Reddit

How to Brand Like Bernie Sanders

Cision

This monitoring collected more than 700,000 tweets, reddit links, Facebook messages and Instagrams posts in a 24-hour period, making this debate the most active in terms of online conversation of the three we’ve monitored. On reddit, for example, theGOP Debate had 1,900 percent more messages.

What’s on our PR Wish List this Holiday?

inkhouse

We’ve covered a lot of what happened in this space this year on the blog, including lessons from Reddit , Tumblr , Storify , Instagram , Ello and data behind the stories on Medium.

Reddit Looks to Redfine the Front Page of the Internet with New News Site, Upvoted

inkhouse

There’s a joke that goes around and around on Reddit: It’s the idea that everything that you see on your Facebook feed has already made the rounds on Reddit 24 hours before. Because of this, Reddit has lived up to its tagline as the “front page of the internet.”

Inside Innovation: StoryWorks, Ketchum

The Resolution Blog

We use listening tools like sysomos, brandwatch and traackr and teams are assigned to different interest areas based on their natural behaviours – we look at trending topics of conversation and reddit is a must! Agile is a hot topic right now in PR.

Remember Digg? It’s up to something new

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Digg now features an editorially-driven front page, more images, and top, popular and upcoming stories (separating it from competitors like Reddit). Now joining Facebook, Twitter and Reddit as places where users can talk to one another, Digg is also looking to become a site for conversations.

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Content Distribution: Eight Ways to Gain New Readers

Spin Sucks

It’s important not to ignore StumbleUpon, Reddit, Pinterest, Digg, and some of the others. by JohnBentz ginidietrich Speak to amyvernon about Reddit, too. By Gini Dietrich This whole digital world is a funny beast. Just when you think you have it figured out, it changes.

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Data-driven still needs human decisions

Shift Communications

Unless you’re blind and deaf (or not a techie), you’re aware that in the past week or so reddit had a meltdown. Have any doubt about the power of reddit? Data would say to us, syndicate this, talk with people on reddit about it, take action.

3 branding lessons from the rise and fall of Ken Bone

PR Daily

Riding high on the internet’s love, Bone took part in an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit: Hey @reddit , come step into the #BoneZone AMA https://t.co/HGF37WSJzq Then came his Reddit AMA, which went off without a hitch….

29 Advanced Digital Newsletters That Help You Learn

ZudePR

Reddit is amazing. Here are the most “upvoted” stories on Reddit during the previous week. You Should Read This If. You want to find a more time-efficient way to curate content. You’re an SME struggling with web marketing. You’re a public relations practitioner.

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8 New Twitter Features for 2016

Cision

It’s probably more akin to Quora’s Writing Sessions than Reddit AMAs (because the questions are curated by the recipient), but this may be a useful feature for some communication and marketing professionals to demonstrate expertise on the platform.

McDonald’s holiday cups become fodder for internet snark

PR Daily

The image made the rounds online: It was posted to the site REBRN and later to Reddit, followed by Buzzfeed. Brand managers might want to take a breather from issuing holiday cups.

5 PR Lessons From Our Favorite Instagrammers

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Or making your spokesperson available not only to be interviewed by the press, but by a crowdsourced group on Reddit, as we recently did for a creative client? With more than 400 million users monthly, Instagram can be a powerful tool in a PR campaign — as we previously noted here.

Four Content Distribution Strategies

Spin Sucks

To boost your article’s exposure: Share it on social media platforms and Reddit at different times for a few weeks. By Kelsey Meyer. You spend hours writing, rewriting, editing, and perfecting your content brainchild.

Caine’s Arcade: How Powerful Storytelling Can Make a Difference

Polaris

He posted the event information on Facebook, and it eventually made its way to the front page of Reddit. Stories—and storytelling—are powerful. They help charities secure more donations, persuade juries in trials and sway opinions in politics and the boardroom.

How Social Media is Affecting the News

The Proactive Report

Reddit is used by only 3% of the U.S. Post your news to Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Reddit. A new report from Pew shows that while the news industry has lost more than a third of its newsroom jobs in traditional media, there are now more than 5000 jobs in digital news.

Report: Marketers turn to Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and more for social listening

PR Daily

Several turn to Reddit (27 percent) and Medium (12 percent), among other channels. Online listening has grown immensely since social media’s early days. Even the tools that communicators are using have transformed, providing more actionable insights than ever before.

PR needs to be ready for fake news targeting companies

Holtz Communication + Technology

Consider an August report that Hillary Clinton’s super PAC planned to spend $1 million to correct misinformation on Facebook, Reddit, Twitter, and Instagram—more than three times spent to turn out Latino voters.