Best Practices

More people than you might realize can leverage a keyword library — even beyond your marketing team. Your paid, earned and owned strategies can better complement one another by researching and agreeing upon one common vocabulary.

Annemaria Nicholson - October 19, 2017

Could cross-channel reporting usher in a new way of doing PR measurement in the digital era? Read on to find out.

Cision Contributor - October 18, 2017

You probably won’t be surprised to learn that journalists continue to prefer email as the primary means of contact, with more than 90 percent indicating it as the best way to directly pitch a story idea. You also may not be surprised that there is a lot of conflicting advice about how to make your email pitches resonate.

Jim Dougherty - October 17, 2017

Here are five highly important tenants of good PR that should help everyone use any media database more effectively and ensure that the relationship between comms professionals and influencers is mutually beneficial.

Kevin Akeroyd - October 16, 2017

Although best practices are ideal strategies, they aren’t static. In fact, revisiting methods and updating them accordingly is the preferred way to remain effective in an ever-changing industry. Let’s examine three ways of distributing content and how to get them up to date.

Cision Contributor - October 10, 2017

As you look through an interrogative lens — analyzing brands, consumers and the media’s relationship with multimedia, it’s easy to see that visual content is the engine that steers the narrative. Multimedia is the gatekeeper to earned media and the catalyst to engagement.

Cision Staff - October 4, 2017

According to the recent Cision 2017 Global Social Journalism Study, three segments of journalists were particularly agreeable to working with PR professionals … and the three groups couldn’t be more dissimilar.

Tony Hardman - October 3, 2017

Hispanic Heritage Month brings awareness the importance of targeting the Hispanic population with relevant content in the language and application that maximizes reach.

Cision Contributor - October 2, 2017

At some point in your life, you may have had to “define the relationship” with someone. It’s that critical, yet sometimes awkward, point in the relationship where two people sit down and ask, “What are we?” Chances are, you haven’t given this a second thought when it comes to your newswire provider.

Joseph Murphy - September 21, 2017

Refreshing your corporate image is sometimes necessary to inject fresh energy into your brand, as well as get people to see it with renewed interest. But you should never refresh your corporate image just for the sake of doing so without careful research.

Nick Bell - September 13, 2017

You probably send out press releases when you have to – “checking the box” for corporate disclosure or crisis management. But there are lots of reasons your company wants to get its story out. A well-crafted press release can do just that.

Jennifer Tolhurst - September 7, 2017

The marketing industry moves quickly, making it ripe for misguided fads. Influencer marketing, for instance, is all the rage now, with brands adopting the celebrity endorsement strategy for the age of social media by contracting online personalities to help extend their company’s reach.

Cision Contributor - September 6, 2017

With nearly 91 percent of people saying advertisements are more intrusive today than they were two years ago, earned media or word-of-mouth approach provides an excellent opportunity to improve conversion rates and generate sales.

Cision Contributor - September 5, 2017

When it comes to getting more people to read your press release, nothing does the job better than a well-written headline.

Susan Guillory - August 28, 2017

It is no secret that fashion blogs have become lucrative real estate for PR professionals. Fashion bloggers generate not only visual and social buzz for a brand but often drive more traffic and attention to what you are promoting than traditional media, due to the organic and personalized voice of a blogger.

Anna Marevska - August 28, 2017
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