State of the Media 2017 | PR & Earned Media

State of the Media 2017

It should come as no surprise that the Cision 2017 State of the Media report highlights the erosion of trust in the mainstream media. Although the public and marketing executives still rank earned media above owned or paid, there is a growing perception, even amongst journalists, that the media is struggling to maintain that position of trust. How does this affect PR? “The … [Read more...]

Analytics: A Vital Digital PR Skill

A benchmark for you: If you are not spending 30% of your time in 2013 with data, Ms/Mr Marketer, you’ll fail to achieve professional success. Avinash Kaushik, Digital Marketing Evangelist for Google. That’s quite a statement. Does it apply to PR pros too?  As a rule, PR folk are not stats and metrics buffs.  Few university communication courses emphasize the need for … [Read more...]

Does Your Online Newsroom Get an”A” in PR?

As technology advances, journalists and bloggers are adopting more social tools to help them gather and report the news.  Many journalists have stated that in this new media world they rely on outside sources for content, which is an excellent opportunity for PR pros.  But we have to provide the news content in the format they need and provide the social tools they find useful. … [Read more...]