5 Digital PR Tips to Boost Your Business

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  Every business should have a growth strategy. Without strategic planning it’s a hit-and-miss operation. Digital PR can play an important role in that strategy. Here are five good PR actions you can implement right away: Twitter lists: A quick and easy way to tap into your audiences’ conversations is Twitter lists.  Create a list for influencers, brand advocates … [Read more...]

PR Insights from the 2017 Trust Barometer

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  The 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer has some interesting data for PR practitioners. These are the top 10 insights from the report: Trust in Authorities is Eroding Worldwide.  Trust in business, government, NGOs and the media all declined this year. Trust in media is now at an all time low. The Trust Gap Widens. The measure of trust between the well-informed … [Read more...]

Original Research: B2B Content Sweet Spot

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While B2C brands have been hitting content marketing full-bore, B2B companies have been a little more circumspect.  Many B2B marketers have discovered that creating effective content that gets results is not the easiest task.  What is it that they're trying to achieve? Lead generation Cusotomer engagement According to a study by DemadnWave whitepapers, case studies, … [Read more...]

How to Improve Your Media Coverage

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Media Relations is a core part of PR and can be one of the trickiest. A colleague of mine is a master of TV placements, both local and national. She gets calls from big agencies all the time because their teams can't book segments like she can. What's the secret?  Well, a large part her success is relationships.  It is, after all, called Media Relations. What if you don't … [Read more...]

How to Provide Eye-Candy with News Releases

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Visual content is still the best way to increase engagement. Unfortunately, most PR practitioners are not professional photographers or graphic designers. It was never part of our training because it was not part of PR before. Now it definitely is. Consider this statistic: More than 80% of news stories have some visual material. Editors and publishers know that visuals … [Read more...]