Earned Media Tip # 6: Connect with a Like-Minded Community

Multiracial Hands Making a Circle

This is number 6 in the Earned Media Series Tapping into a community that supports your activities, aligns with your mission, or uses your product, is an obvious way to increase earned media mentions. Rosetta Stone did it very successfully with AARP.  After doing a social audit Rosetta Stone discovered that people over 50 regard learning a new language as a way to … [Read more...]

Use Multimedia to Tell Stories

PR News mulit media press release

PR Newswire recently took a look at how press releases sent on the wire perform in terms of number of views.  The stats are quite revealing: Need I say more?  Adding multimedia to your press releases, articles and blog posts will give you a remarkable bump in views. And since that's the goal of content, it's truly amazing to me that only 55% of the PR folk recently … [Read more...]

Digital PR: Finding Brand Ambassadors

Earned media research

In the last post 10 Tips to Increase Earned Media the first tip was to find and partner with brand ambassadors. A recent report from SODA - the Society for Digital Agencies -  clearly shows that earned media is king.  So what, or who, are we looking for to increase this earned media?  What exactly is a brand ambassador? You need to find people or groups who already … [Read more...]