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

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  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...]

PR Measurement Tips

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Every business or organization exists for a reason. It has a purpose, or it wouldn’t be there. It’s pretty easy to understand the goals of a commercial business and see how PR can support and further those goals. Frame your PR measurement around the goals of the business or campaign and keep track of your results. Data and measurement has become an integral part of PR reporting … [Read more...]

How to Measure PR Effectively

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Much as we may shy away from math and stats, the time has come to learn how to use data to show results. "Without standardization of measurement practices in the PR industry, Public Relations professionals won’t know how to quantify a campaign’s impact. As competition increases and budgets face greater scrutiny, the ability to accurately assess a campaign’s effects and … [Read more...]