Keeping Your Newsroom Relevant in the Web 2.0 World
Research shows that journalists and bloggers want to be able to find your social content and your news content in a hub on your website. Your online newsroom is the perfect place to house this content.
CVB Websites and Online Newsrooms Lack Social Media Features
Travel and destination marketers are fast realizing that search and social media play an increasingly important role in their success. Although 85% of CVBs use at least one form of social media, there is a big gap in the integration of these social channels with their websites and newsrooms and the tendency of people researching travel information to share content.
Book Review - The Business of Influence
Author Philip Sheldrake calls PR to account in his new book the Business of Influence published by Wiley
What Digital Journalists Really Want From PR
Although journalists are embracing social media resources and tools in order to keep up with the rapid news cycle, half of them say PR people are slow to adopt these tools, such as social media news releases.
Re-Examine Your Media Relations Strategy
This one-hour webinar covers recent research about how media sites use images and video and how journalists use social media resources and tools. It highlights where the opportunities lie for PR professionals and how to tap into these trends to get better media coverage.
Content Syndication and SEO
In the Google SEO Starter Guide. Google acknowledges that tweaking your tags and on-page elements are not as important as having good content and a reputation in your community. Using feeds to syndicate your content to other sites builds inbound links, making RSS feeds one of the most effective SEO strategies today.
Social Media News Release Template Step-by-Step Guide
The majority of journalists are using social media and say that although they rely on PR content now more than ever, they need it in a new form: a social media news release with multimedia assets to support the story.
What Every PR Student Should Know
There are tens of thousands of students currently studying PR at colleges and universities in the US. The number must be much higher around the globe. Although many schools have introduce social media and Digital PR courses, there are far too many that don't address the rapidly changing face of PR .
The Changing Digital PR and Media Landscape
Remember the days when we read the newspaper over a cup of coffee every morning and watched the evening news on TV? We were quite happy to get our news just once a day. That's no longer the case. The digital PR and media landscape has evolved. Now we expect to see eye-witness accounts of events as they are occurring. This appetite for instant visual news has changed the way news is gathered, reported and consumed.
A Digital PR & Marketing Roadmap
A recent study commission by Adobe showed that new digital technologies and social media are keeping marketers up at night. Companies need a simple road map they can follow
Digital Newsroom Strategy - Webinar Video
Big brands like Coke, Nike and Marks and Spencer have already launched magazine-style digital newsrooms with content that appeals to both the public and the media. Can a small to mid-sized business with fewer resources do this?
Why Brands are Adopting the Digital Newsroom Approach
When the media or the public find a piece of content in social media they’re likely to follow a link back to your site. If all your content is not available there, it’s unlikely they will go trolling social media for more content.
How Content Marketing & Digital PR Affect Your Business
It's much more cost-effective to capture your customers' attention through great content -- content they find valuable and actively engage with-- than trying to grab hold of their attention via traditional advertising or PR campaigns.
How Journalists Use Social Media to Report the News
A recent report from the Indiana University School of Journalism shows how US journalists are using social media to report the news.
PR Also Experiencing Digital Distress
Digital marketing and social media is moving too fast to have a formal playbook that works and many teams are being built on the fly out of necessity, not prior expertise.
Media Relations Strategies That Work
Over 90 percent of all media websites now use video and journalists are expected to include images and video with stories, wherever possible. While this demand places even more pressure on the newsrooms, it opens the door to opportunities for businesses and organizations
Media Relations in the Age of Smartphone Reporting
Now that we are in the age of smartphone reporting, with reporters and bloggers always on the go and on their mobile devices, it's more important than ever for companies and organizations to prepare their news content so that it can be found in mobile search.