Want the Best PR? Avoid These 8 Big PR Mistakes

B2B PR Sense

Ah.the good ol' relationship between journalists and PR professionals. Sometimes they play well and it results in the best PR opportunities. And PR pros rely on journalists for media attention for their brand. 8 PR Mistakes to Avoid If You Want the Best PR.

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PR Strategy Not Working? Here's How to Fix It

B2B PR Sense

"Get me some PR". Unfortunately, PR doesn't work like that. It requires a well thought out PR strategy and flawless execution to be effective. Let's identify these areas, explain how you can solve the issues -- and create a winning PR campaign. Poor Pitch Work.

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PR Trends: How to Empower Your PR with SEO

B2B PR Sense

PR pros have been working for years on new PR trends that will propel their communications strategy forward. Today we're going to focus on one trend that works quite well with digital public relations , yet is often neglected -- SEO. All of this is PR and amps your SEO.

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PR Strategy: How to Make Journalists Happy

B2B PR Sense

That's a question many a harried PR professional has asked. Unfortunately, the relationship between PR pros and journalists can be fraught with each side wondering what's wrong with the other. How can public relations pros and journalists work better together?

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How B2B Marketing is Changing in 2018

For those in newer, less mature markets, AdWords doesn’t work well because the specific. Which tactics work well (and which don’t)? • marketing; almost no one says these don’t work. Lead Gen Tactics Working Well Count Less Focus On: Count Content Marketing Tactics (26 responses).

PR Strategy: 5 Powerful Secrets to Awesome Media Attention

B2B PR Sense

Your B2B PR strategy is a complex machine, with earned, owned, shared, and paid media components all working together. Onclusive's report uncovers a shift in the makeup of journalists, as well as how they work. 5 Key B2B PR Takeaways That Will Impact Your Earned Media Strategy.

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PR Metrics: How to Prove the Real Value of PR

B2B PR Sense

PR faces a conundrum. We have loads of examples where a solid PR strategy has contributed to a brand's growth and visibility. But PR teams still struggle to prove the value of PR to their C-suite executives. Why Every Brand Needs PR Measurement. PR Measurement

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5 Outdated PR Tactics That Will Actually Hurt Your Strategy

B2B PR Sense

Previously, we've talked about the best PR tactics to get your brand some media love -- but sadly, not all tactics are created equal. Let's delve into some examples of PR strategies and tactics that should have been retired long ago. The 5 Timeless Tactics of PR.

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PR Strategy: What You Need to Know About Earned and Owned Media

B2B PR Sense

For years, certain assumptions have dominated PR strategy and tactics. What are common misconceptions that people have about their PR tactics? A recent case study from Onclusive explores the results of a PR campaign deployed by 23andMe , a popular DNA testing company.

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23 Outstanding Social PR Guides

Webbiquity

As noted in several of the posts highlighted below, the PR professional has changed considerably over the past few years. The audiences, topics, tools, and tactics employed in PR have evolved. This shift has led to today’s emphasis on “social” PR.

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12 Powerful PR Trends That Will Shape Your Strategy for 2019

B2B PR Sense

PR trends are like the oil that keeps your car lubricated. I am joined here today with 11 of the most thoughtful PR pros I know. I asked them to look into their crystal balls to see what we can expect in terms of PR trends 2019. What does all of this mean for PR?

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PR 2015: Top 100 Influencers & Brands

Onalytica B2B

At Onalytica we have been looking closely at the transformation of PR as we know it. Influencer relations is a truly essential part of modern PR (we also offer a B2B influencer relations platform for PR practitioners). PR: Top 100 Influencers & Brands Click To Tweet.

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Book Review: Social PR Secrets

Webbiquity

One of the first things you’ll notice about Social PR Secrets: How to Optimize, Socialize, and Publicize Your Brand’s News by Lisa Buyer is how compact it is. ” Another core element of social PR is having an online newsroom on your corporate website.

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How to Be Creative in B2B PR

Webbiquity

Creativity isn’t the sole domain of consumer PR; if anything, it requires more creativity to craft the perfect angle for a complex B2B subject. B2B PR pros need to make themselves experts in their clients’ sectors and use every resource at their disposal to find newsworthy hooks.

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How to Create a Killer Instagram PR and Marketing Strategy

B2B PR Sense

This shows the amazing potential for B2B companies, with the right Instagram PR and marketing strategy, to get amazing results. Let's take a look at why and how you should use Instagram for B2B PR and marketing strategies. Why Use Your Instagram for B2B PR and Marketing.

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Seven Expert Social PR Guides and Tips

Webbiquity

Public relations (PR) or media relations has long been treated as its own world, separate from marketing. An online ad may be marketing, but the credibility built through PR makes prospective buyers more likely to click on it. So how exactly does PR support SEO efforts?

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PR’s “Big Lie” is Alive and Well

Marketing Craftmanship

The “Big Lie” in this sales pitch is that no journalist will ever cover a topic because they know your PR rep. Further, any PR rep who pitches stories to journalists based relationships is unlikely to have those relationships for very long. Have you worked with a PR firm before?

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How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity

Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies. So why do corporate PR and social media efforts so often appear disconnected and out of sync? To be sure, some agencies and companies get it, and do an effective job integrating social media and PR efforts.

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PR Campaign Tips: 10 Harmful Myths You Need to Avoid

B2B PR Sense

A solid PR campaign has the power to bolster your brand. Among its benefits, PR can build relationships with the public, boost brand awareness, increase your credibility, and create loyal customers. 10 Myths That Can Stand in the Way of a Profitable PR Campaign. PR Strategy

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The Complete Guide to Scale Your B2B Business to Success by Marrying PR with Content Marketing

Webbiquity

You work with sales, content, SEO, and customer care champions to promote targeted messaging. By merging PR and content marketing in your B2B marketing campaigns, of course. Why use PR with content marketing. This is where PR comes through. Make PR a lead generation asset.

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Why Data Storytelling Is Essential for the Modern PR Strategy

Contently

What I do hope to explain, though, is how we need to consider the different types of digital PR when crafting marketing strategies. However, relying solely on this PR strategy means overlooking significant opportunities to get your brand name out there.

Public Relations Trends: How to Explode Your PR with Visuals

B2B PR Sense

It's no wonder that visuals are one of the fastest growing PR trends in recent years! Visuals are intrinsically linked with human emotions.Tapping into those emotions is a key part of public relations, and an excellent way to boost such PR metrics as engagement and lead generation.

How to Get PR and Content Marketing Right: Think Like a PR Person

B2B PR Sense

Let's consider why PR and content marketing are a good combination, and how you can use the two effectively. But first, let's consider what some pessimists say about using PR to create content and consider the facts involved in this discussion. What role does PR play in this?

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PR: Crisis Communications 101 for B2B Companies

Golden Spiral

While it’s true that for most B2B companies, Google (and hopefully your own SEO efforts ) has done some of the reputation management work for being found by potential customers, they’ve still got a long way to go in terms of establishing trust. What worked?

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B2B Link Building Strategies That Really Work

KoMarketing Associates

B2B link-building strategies that really work. I’d also like to stress that the process of obtaining links (especially if you’ve never worked on this before) requires a good number of hours invested. Yes, standard email outreach templates don’t work because they’re overused.

Artificial Intelligence and PR: What You Need to Know

B2B PR Sense

Artificial intelligence and PR have had a a bit of a wobbly relationship from the beginning.But it has been one of the hottest button topics to hit the PR industry recently. Let's look at artificial intelligence and its impact on PR -- including how it may possibly affect your brand!

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How Inbound Marketing & PR Can Work Together

Strategic-IC

There’s an obvious synergy between Inbound and PR. But what is the difference between the two - and how can Inbound and PR form a perfect partnership? Firstly, let’s define the differences between PR and Inbound Marketing. What is PR? To determine whether and where there is a difference between PR and inbound, it helps to define each strategy. PR, or Public Relations, describes the way a company presents itself and communicates with the public and the media.

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How to Pick the Right B2B PR Agency For You

B2B PR Sense

Choosing a B2B PR agency can be a daunting task. You need to make sure that it works before you sign that dotted line. 10 Things to Do Before Hiring a B2B PR Agency. Define What You Want From Your PR Agency. What do you want to accomplish with your B2B PR? B2B PR

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5 Powerful Trends That Will Shape Your PR Tactics

B2B PR Sense

PR tactics continue to be molded by these changes, and we as PR professionals must adapt our methods and approach. A new report from Cision sheds light on the important issues and changes of the PR profession in 2017. Top B2B PR Mistakes to Avoid [Infographic].

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PR Measurement: 10 Important Metrics That You Need to Monitor

B2B PR Sense

PR measurement has been a bugaboo of the PR industry for years. Because so much of PR is intangible, and offers long-term results, it does not fit into a common financial mold when it comes to metrics. Why do PR professionals need to show measurable results now?

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PR Playbook: Earning Your Seat at the Senior Management Table

Marketing Craftmanship

Here are a few tactics to consider for your personal campaign to gain a seat: Clarify PR’s Role – The most pragmatic answer to “What is PR?” This is an opportunity to clarify what PR does or can do for them, to identify their needs and establish expectations.

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Stop the Insanity. Fire Your PR Firm in 2014.

Marketing Craftmanship

Its source notwithstanding, the axiom applies perfectly to the great number of companies that retain PR firms, year after year, to generate publicity that will have little or no impact on tangible business outcomes. Fire your PR firm in 2014.

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Six PR Lessons from Game of Thrones (*Spoiler Alerts*)

SmartBug Media

Well, a lot of it has to do with how much the show’s production quality mirrors a great PR program. There are some great PR lessons to be learned from the hottest show on television. Much like the ravens, seasoned PR specialists know the quickest ways to get your message out.

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PR Tactics: How to Crush It with Voice Search

B2B PR Sense

All phrases that dominate today's digital landscape -- and are poised to affect your PR tactics. 6 PR Tactics That Will Help You Kick Butt in Voice Search. Such tactics in PR will make it more likely that your content will pop up in a voice search. B2B PR Tips and Trends

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The Top 8 PR Trends That Will Empower Your Business

B2B PR Sense

PR trends are like the GPS in our public relations vehicles. Where is PR headed? PR constantly evolves as new products develop and new trends emerge. PR constantly evolves as new products develop and new trends emerge CLICK TO TWEET. B2B PR Tips and Trends

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The Best of 2018: Our Most Popular PR Posts of the Year

B2B PR Sense

These posts range in topics from B2B PR campaigns, to B2B marketing strategy, to the best PR tools. 10 Press Release Best Practices That Will Skyrocket Your PR. Despite being the whipping boy of PR, press releases done right are effective. Being a startup is hard work.

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Does My Stealth Start-Up Need PR?

Marketing Insider Group

A lot of start-ups are in stealth mode, and don’t want anyone to know what they’re working on. “I I don’t want PR, someone might steal my idea.” The truth is your start-up does need PR even if you aren’t telling the public what you’re up to, in fact, that could be your biggest asset.

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