Social Media Mistakes

social media process group

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...]

PRSA LA State of the State of PR

digital storytelling

  On Wednesday January 28, 2015 PRSA LA chapter met for their annual State of the State of PR review.  The theme this year was "How Content is Evolving to Tell Our Stories." I was part of the panel along with - Duane Bates, Senior Director of Digital Communications Strategy and New Media, Habitat for Humanity International Daniel Lemin, President, One Good … [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...]