Canva for Infographics Video Tutorial

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Every PR or communications pro should know how to use the easy design tools available now. More than 80% of editors, publishers and bloggers want good visuals with their news content. Data visualization is hot right now and media outlets love infographics.  So does the public.  People tend to share them more than other posts. This video tutorial will walk you through the … [Read more...]

The Impact of Data, Research for PR

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  One of the biggest ways technology has changed the practice of PR is the use of data to drive strategy. PR practitioners today mus tknow how to find, mine and analyze relevant data sets. Last week Tina McCorkindale, president and CEO of the Institute for Public Relations, a non-profit that does PR-related research, shared her insights on data and how beneficial it … [Read more...]

Tech Tool that Makes Digital PR a Breeze

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FREE WEBINAR ON DIGITAL PR STRATEGY NOVEMBER 9, 2016 I've been using my 10-step Digital PR plan for several years now and have long wished for one tool that could do everything needed to implement each step. Until recently I've had to use several tools, which drove me crazy.  I like things to be easy and effective. And, as a small agency, I need it to be affordable … [Read more...]

2016 Media Landscape

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The media landscape is still shifting - and will continue to do so as the young digital natives grow up and grow older.  Right now TV is still the number one choice for news across the entire American population, but it's by a narrowing margin.  The 18 - 49 year-olds prefer to get their news online.  And as more digital natives get to an age where they're reading and watching … [Read more...]

SMART News Content

SMART News content

  Over the past ten years the news media has been under a great deal of pressure. More than a third of the journalists in newsrooms in the US have been laid off. This has led to some major changes in how media relations is practiced.  According to the 2013 State of the Media report from Pew Research Center, shrinking newsroom staff has opened the door for news content … [Read more...]