Category: Digital PR

 

7 Simple Steps to Developing a Crisis Communications Plan

By Brad Kostka - ROOP & CO.

As the global Covid-19 pandemic has so clearly demonstrated over the past few years, every organization—no matter its size or industry—is vulnerable to the ever-looming threat of a crisis. These threats can range from security breaches and product recalls, to natural disasters and workplace violence incidents. As PR professionals, we understand that a company’s response… Continue reading 7 Simple Steps to Developing a Crisis Communications Plan

Mastodon: The Social Network Alternative to Twitter?

By Maria Giulia Serazzi and Micael Chimienti - Sound Public Relations

How the Largest Free, Open-Source and Decentralized Microblogging Network in the World Works As a result of Elon Musk’s interest in acquiring Twitter, and despite some hesitation about the examination of fake accounts, the name of another social network has been bouncing for months, so that it would represent the ethical alternative to the most… Continue reading Mastodon: The Social Network Alternative to Twitter?

What is Old is New Again

By David Fuscus - Xenophon Strategies, Inc.

Over the past 20-plus years, no industry has been disrupted more by technology than public relations and communications. At the turn of the millennium, PR was largely earned media, working directly with journalists to spur stories or becoming a trusted source for inclusion in organic articles. Think about it. In 2000, most people got most… Continue reading What is Old is New Again

At PRGN Deep Relationships and Trust Result in Great Service – President’s Q&A

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At the 30-year anniversary meeting and conference of the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN) in May 2022, member agencies elected David Fuscus to serve as the 32nd President of the global network of independent communications and PR agencies. In a quick interview to kick off his presidency, David shares his views on what sets PRGN… Continue reading At PRGN Deep Relationships and Trust Result in Great Service – President’s Q&A

10 Ways to Leverage LinkedIn in B2B Communications

By Natalie Ghidotti - Ghidotti

Regardless of your industry, social media can be a powerful tool for a company of any size to market its products and services to other businesses. Facebook, Instagram and Twitter might be the most common platforms mentioned in day-to-day interactions, but LinkedIn is the most relevant for B2B communication. A recent survey conducted by HubSpot… Continue reading 10 Ways to Leverage LinkedIn in B2B Communications

Five Key Steps to Introducing Your Consumer Brand to a New Social Media Platform

By Natalie Ghidotti - Ghidotti

In a digital world, use of social media is no longer optional for your brand to thrive. When approached with a strategic lens, it can boost your brand and expand your market, but that doesn’t all happen overnight. Before diving into a new social media platform, take some time to prepare. Be intentional with your… Continue reading Five Key Steps to Introducing Your Consumer Brand to a New Social Media Platform

Four Ways Businesses Can Leverage Mobile for B2B Marketing

By Brad Kostka - ROOP & CO.

It’s no secret that mobile devices have taken the world by storm, with more people communicating and consuming content on them each day. In fact, the average person in the United States spends 5.4 hours on their mobile devices daily. However, this increased mobile usage isn’t just limited to consumers. With an estimated 70% of… Continue reading Four Ways Businesses Can Leverage Mobile for B2B Marketing

Reduce Carbon Footprint in Your Daily Operations

By Yui Seeng Cheng - Mileage Communications

Virtual meetings are now an indispensable companion. They have helped and are continuing to help many navigate through life in a pandemic. In March alone last year, there were more than 200 million daily meeting participants on Zoom, both free and paid. In this era of advanced technology, coupled with the onslaught of Covid-19, the… Continue reading Reduce Carbon Footprint in Your Daily Operations

How Earned Media Supercharges Search

By Natalie Ghidotti - Ghidotti

Even with a steady dose of blog posts, podcast episodes and social media updates, no content marketing strategy is complete without the addition of earned media. With that third party validation tempering any skepticism of marketing tactics or spin, media coverage in news or trade outlets can be a powerful tool for your business. Brand… Continue reading How Earned Media Supercharges Search

Harnessing the Untapped Marketing Power of Clubhouse

By Lauren Reed - REED Public Relations

Clubhouse, the audio-only social media platform, is experiencing rapid growth and making headlines. Still, many marketers have yet to grasp the potential this brand-new platform offers. Clubhouse is an iOS-only app that allows users to listen to, participate in and curate “club rooms” where they can discuss any topic in the world. Discussions are often… Continue reading Harnessing the Untapped Marketing Power of Clubhouse

Content Marketing at its Best

By Natalie Ghidotti - Ghidotti

From its origin as a trendy new way to promote a brand, content marketing has grown into a versatile and easily customizable strategy to reach a highly targeted audience. Businesses and organizations across all industries now utilize content marketing to build brand awareness, thought leadership and lead generation. However, it takes more than publishing a… Continue reading Content Marketing at its Best

The Return of Newsletters

By Chiara Dovere - Sound Public Relations

A traditional communication tool ended up in the shadows, thanks to the advent of social media, but newsletters are back and are on the rise again. Newsletters are now seen as the most suitable strategy for effective communication with consumers, especially in times of lockdown, according to the Talkwalker and Hubspot report on Social Media… Continue reading The Return of Newsletters

Navigating the World of Influencers in PR

By Yui Seeng Cheng - Mileage Communications

Without a doubt, technology has opened the door to one of the most remarkable and recent inventions, social media. Its thriving popularity is apparent — as of the start of this year, more than 55% of the total global population are now social media users.  Social media has become an essential part of organizations Public… Continue reading Navigating the World of Influencers in PR

Millennials vs. Gen Z – The Importance of Generational Marketing

By Natalie Ghidotti - Ghidotti

We used to think of Millennials and Gen Z-ers as, well, the young people in our lives, but in recent months the difference between the two generations has become a viral topic. Open any social media platform and you’ll see one generation mocking the other about clothing and hairstyle choices, but the differences between the… Continue reading Millennials vs. Gen Z – The Importance of Generational Marketing

The Best Social Media Campaigns of 2020

By Uwe Schmidt - Industrie-Contact • Public Relations Agency

Recently a list of the best social media campaigns of 2020 has been revealed and it includes campaigns from globally renowned brands such as Spotify, PlayStation, Bud Light, Ocean Spray, Heineken, Netflix and Pringles. Rightly so, the campaigns offered significant insight to communication pros not just because of the brand name behind the campaigns but… Continue reading The Best Social Media Campaigns of 2020

Clubhouse: Voice-Based Communications Returns as a Key Element in Building Relations

By Giulia Serazzi - Sound Public Relations

From podcasts to Clubhouse, new communication trends are putting oral culture back at the center of communications and public relations. With around two million users worldwide in January and around 50,000 users in Italy just weeks after its arrival in our country, Clubhouse is a networking platform that has brought voice, the most traditional communication… Continue reading Clubhouse: Voice-Based Communications Returns as a Key Element in Building Relations

How PR Will Absorb the Social Sphere in the 2020s

By Natalie Ghidotti - Ghidotti

Let this sink in for a moment. Facebook launched in 2004. Twitter became a word in 2006. Instagram? 2010. In roughly the time it takes to conceive a child and see them get a drivers’ license, the innovation of social media disrupted, overwhelmed, inspired and challenged public relations professionals around the world. Both as individuals… Continue reading How PR Will Absorb the Social Sphere in the 2020s

How PR Will Absorb the Social Sphere in the 2020s

By Natalie Ghidotti - Ghidotti

Let this sink in for a moment. Facebook launched in 2004. Twitter became a word in 2006. Instagram? 2010. In roughly the time it takes to conceive a child and see them get a drivers’ license, the innovation of social media disrupted, overwhelmed, inspired and challenged public relations professionals around the world. Both as individuals… Continue reading How PR Will Absorb the Social Sphere in the 2020s

Why Companies Should Invest into PR & Digital in 2021 and Beyond?

By - The Conroy Martinez Group

As we look forward to this new year of 2021, what do companies need to do to move their brand forward and increase the bottom line?  As members of the Public Relations Global Network (PRGN), we are all given this challenge by our clients regularly. Of course, the world is in a different place globally… Continue reading Why Companies Should Invest into PR & Digital in 2021 and Beyond?

Rethinking Corporate Event Strategies for 2021: How Hybrid Events Accomplish Goals and Create Engagement

By Danielle Dickinson - The Castle Group

With Covid-19 still dominating our social and business interactions – and will likely continue to do so well into 2021 – the usual company meetings are bound to look a lot different for some time to come. So it is high time we take a look at how hybrid events combine the best of in-person… Continue reading Rethinking Corporate Event Strategies for 2021: How Hybrid Events Accomplish Goals and Create Engagement

Five Secrets of Successful Video Marketing

By Natalie Ghidotti - Ghidotti

Successful content marketing takes time and energy and let’s be honest, as you begin to develop your strategy, you simply can’t do everything at once. Writing a daily or even weekly blog may seem simple at first, but when you add keyword research, interviews, graphics, photographs, CTAs and careful integration into your broader digital marketing… Continue reading Five Secrets of Successful Video Marketing

What does a PR firm do in the digital age?

By Lynn Erasmus - HWB Communications

Digital PR is simply the evolution of what has until now been known as “traditional” PR. It’s the opportunity to step away from the credibility crises that traditional PR practitioners have had to face so often in the past with new-age tools and tactics that are customisable, effective and measurable. To a certain extent one… Continue reading What does a PR firm do in the digital age?