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How to Succeed in Public Relations & Spark Change for 2018

B2B PR Sense

Many variables, including what tactics you use, play a part in your public relations story. If you would like to learn how to succeed in public relations in the coming year, this post will give you some powerful ways to boost your PR strategy. Handpicked Related Content.

Public Relations Trends: How to Explode Your PR with Visuals

B2B PR Sense

Visual content is one of the public relations trends that has exploded recently. So it's unsurprising that this has trickled down to business to business public relations and communications. Handpicked Related Content. Handpicked Related Content.

Should PRSA Sanction Public Relations Practitioners?

Marketing Craftmanship

As a result, effective public relations involves pushing a company’s or client’s agenda (or products and services) without being a pest, and ideally, by being helpful to reporters who are in a position to reciprocate with media coverage.

The Herb Schmertz Era: When Public Relations Had Some Balls

Marketing Craftmanship

brings to mind what many consider to be a golden age for Public Relations; the period from the mid-60s to mid-80s, when the PR profession had the mandate, the skills and the balls to stand up to criticism leveled against the organizations and people whom they represented.

Death by Content: How Press Release Abuse Killed Public Relations

Marketing Craftmanship

Self-serving Press Release Content Has Killed PR. The origins of the press release are unclear, but in the not too distant past, this communication tool was called a “News Release.” For non-daily news sources such as magazines, news releases were often sent through the US Mail.

5 Ways to Transform Your B2B Public Relations

B2B PR Sense

The B2B public relations landscape has changed dramatically in the last 10 years -- primarily driven by social media, blogging, and internet connectivity. Sure they may be blogging, but their blogs are stuffed with repurposed press releases.

Why Public Relations Does Not Sit at the Senior Management Table

Marketing Craftmanship

If the Edward Bernays era is considered the profession’s starting point, then public relations has had nearly a century to earn its seat at senior management’s table.

The Harvard Cheating Scandal: Do Administrators Need “Public Relations 101??

Marketing Craftmanship

Harvard likely became aware of the possibility of negative media coverage either after a call from a reporter, or in reaction to a threat from a student (or their lawyer) to make this a public issue.

Want the Best Pitch? The No-Fail Checklist For Improved B2B Public Relations

B2B PR Sense

In the B2B public relations sphere, it’s hard work to find a journalist to open your email, let alone cover your story. Your Checklist to a B2B Public Relations Email Pitch That Hits It Out of the Park.

26 Solid Pitch Ideas that Will Make You a B2B Public Relations Pro

B2B PR Sense

Journalists and B2B public relations professionals have two different needs regarding a media pitch: The journalist wants stories that resonate with an audience; the B2B PR professional wants a company's story told. It also attracts public interest.

PR Career Guide: Public Relations Job Titles, Descriptions, & Salary

Hubspot

If you landed on this blog post, you’re probably considering a career in public relations. To help you answer these tough questions, we created this public relations career guide that’ll describe what exactly public relations is, the different career paths you can pursue, the industry’s salaries, internships, and the disciplines a public relations degree will cover. Read on to find out if a career in public relations is right for you.

What Are the Best Practices in B2B Public Relations That Will Drive Success?

B2B PR Sense

What Are the Best Practices in B2B Public Relations, and How to Use Them Effectively. What goals would you like to reach with your B2B public relations? This could be anything from media relations, to content marketing, to social media, to awards, to speaking engagements, to webinars.you get the idea. For successful B2B public relations, you should make your website the go-to destination for information in your industry. Handpicked Related Content.

10 of the Best Public Relations Examples to Inspire Your Next Campaign

Hubspot

Sometimes, a press release about your company’s new product launch, significant hire, or acquisition fails to pick up the coverage you were expecting. Read on to get inspired by some of the best minds in public relations. Public Relations

Where Does Public Relations Fit in the Marketing Technology Landscape?

Fathom

Public relations and marketing are two sides of the same coin. In other words, press releases and other PR materials are typically released after a notable event, such as a significant increase in revenue. The Need for Public Relations Technology.

Brand marketing: 4 ways businesses should be using press releases — but many aren’t

Biznology

Ah yes, press releases: a staple of the business collateral landscape that has not just survived the transition from the print to the digital world, but has thrived. Indeed, thanks to the “evergreen” nature of web content, press releases are the brand marketing gift that keeps on giving.

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3 Ways to Better Integrate B2B Public Relations Into Your Marketing

Schubert B2B

B2B public relations, or PR, is just what it sounds like — relating (connecting) to your public (or audience). It’s the process of securing publicity either for you or for your clients. Both involve your relations with trade pubs. Public Relations

B2B Public Relations: 7 tactics to pull more leads into the funnel

B2B Lead Generation

Tweet If your organization’s marketing and public relations teams aren’t working hand in glove, you’re missing a key lead generation opportunity. Laura Sturaitis, Executive Vice President of Media Services and Product Strategy, Business Wire , a press release distribution company.

Dominate Your Next Event With a Great Public Relations Strategy

Modern B2B Marketing

by Dayna Rothman Great public relations can help your company break through the noise that can sometimes dominate a busy event. If you need some help laying out your plan, be sure to download our new Public Relations Strategy Worksheet for Events. (no

5 Tips For B2B Public Relations Professionals

Modern B2B Marketing

Traditional B2B public relations is no longer the highest-demand avenue to develop an effective voice for your brand. Looking beyond traditional B2B public relations and embracing digital PR strategies allows you to influence your market and gain share voice ahead of competitors.

7 tips for effective press releases

Biznology

Press releases can be very effective for helping to create a buzz and getting the word out about something new with your business. However, since many other businesses also know this, there are often too many press releases floating around. Keep your release simple.

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3 Ways Social Media Adds Spice to Traditional Public Relations

KEO Marketing

Once upon a time, public relations was about getting coverage. You published a press release, reached out to media contacts, or designed a campaign that attracted attention from networks and publishers.

Earned-media micro-influencer marketing primer

Biznology

In my humble opinion, modern influencer marketing is traditional public relations pitching corrupted by huge Madison Avenue advertising money. Let’s refer to public relations before the corruption by Madison Avenue.

Add For Immediate Release to your podcast queue

Biznology

A couple Sundays ago I met up with Joseph Thornley , Lynette Young , and Shel Holtz on video Skype to record episode 15 of Shel’s industry-trusted and industry-respected PR podcast, For Immediate Release , AKA the FIR Podcast.

A tech journalist on the 5 best and worst practices of B2B PR

Biznology

In this free 30-minute Biznology® webinar, Paul Gillin gives you tips for pitching to bloggers and influencers. Have you tried to get the attention of a journalist lately?

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10 Press Release Best Practices That Will Skyrocket Your PR

B2B PR Sense

Press releases are a valuable tool in the hands of PR professionals -- as long as you use them correctly. Learn what press release best practices can make your news and announcements more effective in today’s busy world. Why are press releases still important in today’s world?

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Put “Relationships” Back into Public Relations: B2B Clients/Agency Reap the Benefits

B2B Marketing Savvy

world , and a need to be mindful of fundamental core principles when executing on a public relations strategy. Sometimes we have to go backwards before we go forward, and that is becoming particularly true within the practice of marketing public relations.

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

Webbiquity

In no time, the backlinks secured from well-respected trade publications will also enhance your marketing funnel as your content collaterals complete the PR messaging. Publicize PR campaigns with content marketing. No, press releases are not dead !).

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9 Steps to Writing the Perfect Press Release

Sharpspring

How do you create an informative yet compelling press release that will cut through all the noise and get your message out there? Check out the example below to see what a poor press release headline looks like. Here’s an example of a great press release headline from Terminix.

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Online Reputation Management (ORM) definition and process

Biznology

We collect information from our clients or other publicly available sources –open source intelligence–to be used by our publications team to develop web content. Content marketing is online reputation management.

PR Lesson from the Lolo Jones / New York Times Controversy

Marketing Craftmanship

The public appears to agree with Lolo regarding Longman’s attack. After being summarily fired by the CEO for arranging the public debacle, I called the reporter to ask why she had written such a damaging piece. Did Jere Kill Lolo’s Mojo?

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No-Cost, Cornball Marketing Can Drive B2B Top-of-Mind Awareness

Marketing Craftmanship

eReleases competes with dozens of electronic news distribution services, all seeking to charge companies and PR agencies hefty fees to put their press releases in front of journalists, in hopes of capturing the media’s attention and coverage.

Inside a Social Media News Release

Biznology

Today, I plan to go through, “line-by-line,” a site we create to support all of our blogger outreach campaigns, that we call a Social Media News Release (SMNR) but we also call a Microsite, a Resource Site, or a Fact Sheet. To those of you who are in Communications, you’ll recognize the structural similarity between it and a traditional News Release/Press Release. We never used to add this to our Social Media News Releases. Image via CrunchBase.

You can’t ignore the power that search holds for your business

Biznology

The reason you’re so accomplished is that you are a shrewd judge of the landscape — and the landscape has changed and it includes not just what’s said by your communications team, your press releases, the New York Times, the Financial Times, or even MarketWatch.

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Mat Release Relevancy

Brandpoint

Media relations mixes with strategic outreach initiatives to ensure brand messaging is on target. Mat releases are a valuable tool in your PR arsenal, helping you look like a media relations rock star. The post Mat Release Relevancy appeared first on Brandpoint.com.

How to Write a News Release in the Modern Age of Journalism

B2B PR Sense

Among other things, this means that you need to learn how to write a news release that speaks to the needs of modern journalists. Let’s see exactly how journalism has changed in the last decade, and what this means for your press release. Handpicked Related Content.

How to Modernize a Public Relations Strategy That's Stuck in the Dark Ages

Hubspot

public relations can be a critical ingredient in your marketing mix. Both of those opportunities were secured because of an investment in creating content, and establishing solid relationships with others within our industry -- not as a result of traditional media relations.

Your digital PR needs to account for emotions

Biznology

I have been struck over the last couple of years as to how much our emotional reactions to stories have changed what happens in public relations. Monthly Newsletter Public Relations emotional marketing jacob riis PR public relations Ray Rice video

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6 Benefits of Targeted B2B Press Releases

Schubert B2B

Some might say that press releases are as useful today as fax machines. While this might be true, especially in B2C marketing, chances are that your B2B customers are still going to trade publications for specialized industry-wide news. All from a press release.

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How to Write Press Release Headlines That People Actually Read

B2B PR Sense

However, when it comes to your press release, you want your headline to work across the board. Unfortunately, there is no shortage of equally distressing or controversial headlines found in press releases. Recipe for Potent Press Release Headlines. Press Releases B2B Press

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