2019

The Future of Media: Key Trends for 2019 and Beyond

Business Wire

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Five Lessons in PR from Game of Thrones

PR Expanded

A Guest Post By Priya Doshi, Professorial Lecturer, American University. Winter is almost here! Okay I know it’s officially spring now, but for fans like me of the hugely popular HBO series “Game of Thrones” (GoT), winter will arrive on April 14 when the show debuts its final season.

Content Promotion Strategies: How to Supercharge Your Content

B2B PR Sense

There's no doubt that content marketing is a powerful strategy. But what happens when the content you create doesn't get the attention you want? That's where content promotion strategies can help.

Does Artificial Intelligence Have a Place in Public Relations?

Ronn Torossian

The term “artificial intelligence” may call to mind more imagery of robots than useful algorithms. Like it or not, artificial intelligence, or AI, has become an integral part of today’s society.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

Learn how to find and use influencers and advocates to gain buyer's trust on your behalf.

Dad’s Wisdom Makes Great PR Advice

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For Mother’s Day 2018, we reported how mom’s wisdom makes great PR advice. Dads clamored for their say. Most of our fathers’ advice probably went in one ear and out the other — as dad would say.

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Why AI won’t Replace PR

Flack's Revenge

I was watching 60 Minutes this weekend, which ran a segment about AI that highlighted China’s growing clout in the tech (Silicon Valley, hope you were watching; you should be scared, very scared). They interviewed Kai-Fu Lee, the so-called Oracle of AI who boasts a Ph.D.,

Why PR should get a slice of the marketing pie

PR Daily

As the media landscape has changed, and some time-honored truths have been upended, has the best use of your precious communications budget changed, too? Of all the venerable questions (Paper or plastic? The chicken or the egg? Ginger or Mary Ann?)

Americans say disinformation is a “major” societal problem—is PR to blame?

Agility PR Solutions

Comms pros are fully aware that there’s a media-trust crisis sweeping the nation, but it might be surprising to find out that most Americans think the PR industry is as much a culprit as any other entity for disseminating false information.

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PR Career Paths: Top Skills for Communications Grads?

Meltwater - PR

As we head into graduation season, many newly minted PR professionals are hitting the job market and wondering about the best steps to take as they embark on PR career… Read More >>>. PR & Comms Career Development Digital Transformation

Top 15 Free PR Ideas to Grow Your Online Business

You've got a great idea, you've built your killer team, and you've maybe even gone through the first round or two of funding.

The Instagram hokey-cokey….

The Resolution Blog

Do they want us in, or out of their platform when measuring owned media performance?

When Traditional Media is Inspired by Social Media

Business Wire

Over the past few years, readers have moved to the habit of “news snacking,” a tendency that some said would not last, but which is , in fact , sticking and even influencing the way we read and write.

Social Listening: When #AI Takes Over

PR Expanded

A Guest Post by Albane Flamant, Marketing Manager – US, Talkwalker. Once upon a time, brands and agencies relied on human analysts to identify brand mentions and extract insights on their campaigns.

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Owned Media: How to Create the Best Content

B2B PR Sense

Your B2B PR strategy is much like a clock -- when you take off the face, you come head to head with many moving parts that all work to give you that end result. Each gear has its own job, which is essential to the smooth function of the overall product.

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Startup Woes: How to Stay Organized with a Startup Marketing Strategy

Ronn Torossian

It happens quite often in startup culture. Brainstorming sessions happen, and countless bright ideas are conceptualized and developed. Too much of a good thing is never bad, right? Well, not quite.

A Salute To Independent PR Firms

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

As the national holiday approaches, it’s a fitting time to consider what independence means in the world of PR agencies. For years, advertising and PR firms have touted their “independent” status. But what does that really signify? One thing might be faster growth.

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PR Attribution 101 Whitepaper

Onclusive

DISCOVER HOW MEASUREMENT & PLANNING FOR EARNED & OWNED MEDIA IMPACTS YOUR BOTTOM LINE. Public relations professionals aren’t just responsible for creating brand awareness; they’re also required to attribute their efforts to real website traffic, call to actions, and ROI.

Cover Your Assets to win in PR

Flack's Revenge

We are often asked what it takes to succeed in PR, and about the client effort required. They’re great questions; the second part acknowledges shared responsibility. Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay. I’ve found that most just want great results, they’re not trying to milk an agency.

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Report: Consumers want to be entertained on social media

PR Daily

A new study from Sprout Social reveals that PR has a lot to offer online campaigns, including understanding the target audience, content generation, brand visibility and more. How invested is your organization in social media strategy?

Introducing Instagram for NewsWhip

NewsWhip

[…]. The post Introducing Instagram for NewsWhip appeared first on NewsWhip. Product Announcements Predictive Alerts social media analytics

How to Level Up Your Contributed Content Game

Meltwater - PR

Contributed articles have long been a staple in an effective PR plan. They establish your brand as an expert on a topic and fall under earned media, meaning the only… Read More >>>. PR & Comms Content Marketing Media Outreach

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Which metric should you use to prioritise your target media?

The Resolution Blog

Which metric best prioritises your target media? For many years, monthly unique users or impressions of publisher sites have been used as a way to prioritise media lists. The higher the number the more important the target becomes.

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Before You Measure, Set Measurable Goals

Business Wire

It’s New Year’s resolution time, and that means people setting ambitious goals to change their behavior only to wonder, a month or so later, why nothing changed.

Survey: Most PR Pros Say that Media Relations is Getting Harder – Here’s What You Can Do About It

PR Expanded

By Frank Strong, Founder & President of Sword and the Script Media. Media relations is hard and getting harder. That’s according to 223 PR professionals polled for the 2019 JOTW Communications Survey.

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An Open Letter to Public Relations Professionals

B2B PR Sense

Dear PR Professionals: PR is evolving at warp speed. In fact, in five years, what we know as PR will have a different complexion. Yet today, many PR professionals, armed with media placements and endless pitches, are still grounded in the past, since it's so comfortable.

Do You Have a Pre-Crisis Checklist?

Ronn Torossian

Crisis communications is a key aspect to public relations. Crises will come, and, usually, they will come unexpectedly. But that doesn’t mean you should not be prepared. In fact, if you want to achieve the optimal resolution to any PR crisis, you need to have a plan in place before the crisis erupts.

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What Business People Should Know About PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Public relations is hot. Businesses from tech startups to nonprofits have come to recognize the value of a strategic PR campaign executed by a talented team. But PR’s popularity has given rise to some misconceptions.

AirPR Acquires Content Marketing and Analytics Company; Changes Corporate Name to “Onclusive”

Onclusive

Today, I am pleased to announce that we have completed our acquisition of San Francisco based technology company, Ozmotik.

Just DON’T It: Brands Fight Culture Wars at their Peril

Flack's Revenge

Should brands get involved in culture wars? E.g. some thought that Nike was very shrewd in hiring Colin Kaepernick as a brand ambassador. He’s polarizing, but the bold move seemed to sync with their brand.

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Why PR pros should be part of your SEO and social media teams

PR Daily

The PR communicator is uniquely skilled in creating the content and strategy businesses need in the digital media ecosystem. Here’s how they can show their value. Digital marketing is a puzzle that brands continue trying to solve.

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Earned media is leveraged by 93% of sales reps—how it fuels leads and revenue

Agility PR Solutions

New research from tech PR agency ARPR reveals the impact of press activities on the lead generation process—revealing that media coverage is an indispensable sales enablement tool for sales teams.

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PR’s Critical Role in Search and Social Media Marketing

Meltwater - PR

Digital marketing is a puzzle that brands continue trying to solve. Under that umbrella, they know they need to have a strong search marketing game—and of course, there’s social media marketing… Read More >>>. Enterprise Marketing PR & Comms Media Outreach Social Media

How to Measure Social Media ROI?

Brand24

Do you struggle with measuring your social media ROI? This post will help you evaluate your social media marketing performance. Business Social Listening Social Media Marketing measure social media ROI social media ROI