PR Measurement – New Tools and New Skills

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Of all the new digital skills PR pros need to learn, measurement is perhaps the most important. Unless you know what to measure, and how to measure it, you'll  never be able to show the value of your work. It is a numbers game.  That's what gets the attention of the C-suite. How much went in, what did you achieve and what did we get in return? The statistics execs pay … [Read more...]

Social Networks Embrace the Demand for Video

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  We are a visual species. 93% of communication is non -verbal. A picture is indeed worth a thousand words: our brains process image elements simultaneously. We think in pictures. Our minds react differently to visual stimuli. Studies have shown clearly that for quick, clear communication, visuals trump text almost every time. For years it was difficult to use images … [Read more...]

2015 State of the News Media Report

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Pew Research released their 2015 State of the Media report this week. And the major takeaway is mobile, mobile, mobile. 39 of the top 50 digital news websites have more traffic to their sites and associated applications coming from mobile devices than from desktop computers says the report. However, for half of those top 50 news sites mobile visitors tend to spend less time … [Read more...]

Social Media Mistakes

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The 2015 PRESSfeed/SNCR Media Trends report shows that almost 100% of companies - large and small - are using some form of social media marketing. The problem is, not all of them are doing it right. LACK OF STRATEGY Probably the biggest, and most costly, mistake is to just jump in and start posting content on social sites without a plan. Social media is like any other … [Read more...]