Earned Media Outperforms Paid in Demand Gen

earned media sales funnel

  According to a recent Demand Gen study B2B marketers are looking for new ways to drive demand, increase brand awareness and bring more prospective customers into the funnel.  Earned media is growing more and more appealing to these companies, as the price of paid efforts increases. Working with Cision, Demand Gen found that 79% of marketers are prioritizing earned … [Read more...]

How to Measure the Quality of Your Content

how to measure content effectiveness

  A while ago I posted a video by Rand Fishkin on how to create 10X content- content that is 10X better than your competitors.  So how do you know if your efforts are working?  Can you measure the quality of your content? The quality of writing and visuals is very subjective.  I may love something that you think is awful But there are several indicators that can tell … [Read more...]

New PR Measurement Tactics

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September is Measurement Month. The Barcelona Principles of Measurement for PR clearly indicate  that we need new PR measurement tactics to show results.  Although reach and impressions are important - the customer journey does start with awareness -  we have to move beyond those initial  numbers and look for behaviors in our audiences that happen as a result of the … [Read more...]

The State of PR Measurement

Google Analytics PR Dashboard Cheat Sheet

At the PR News Measurement conference last week in Washington DC I was disappointed to discover that 70 percent of the attendees surveyed prior to the event had not heard of the Barcelona Principles. To see if this was an isolated number from one group, I decided to survey the PR pros who have opted-in to get my Digital PR Tips newsletter each week.  The number was better, … [Read more...]

PR Measurement Course

analytics reporting

  Register for the Course   If you, like many other PR folk,  are still a bit in the dark about how to set goals for a PR campaign, what to measure and how to track success, we;ve created a new PR Measurement Dashboard in Google Analytics. You can download and use the PR Measurement Dashboard .  It's free. The Course If you need help with using the … [Read more...]