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Public Relations Measurement

Posted on in Monday PR Tips
 “If we want a seat at the ‘grown ups table’ we have to earn it via metrics.” This quote by David Rockland, partner and managing director at Ketchum, captures the shift as Public Relations is focusing more on data to drive efforts. In order for PR professionals to have a seat with the executive team (the grown ups), they need to be able to prove that PR efforts will yield a return on investment. So how do you do that? The answer is in the objectives. PR objectives are the cornerstone of any relations plan. A PR objective is defined as a specific statement of purpose for a public relations activity. In order to garner the most success, a well-written objective is S.M.A.R.T Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic and Timebound. Objectives are rooted in goals, focused on a public, results oriented, explicit, and must always be acceptable to management or to the...
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Willie Welsh

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A great feature in a respected publication or an interview on a popular news show is one of the definitions of PR success, therefore a lot of PR professionals spend a lot of their time pitching to journalists in order to get media placements on new and traditional media. Establishing mutually beneficial relationship with reporters is key in ensuring that your client is getting featured and highlighted on different platforms. Before featuring Research, Research, Research Know which journalists cover your industry. It does not make sense for a client in the beauty/fashion industry to pitch to a reporter who covers the agriculture industry. Therefore, PR professionals must do their research. When pitching to a specific journalist, read back on a few of their news stories to not only understand what they cover, but also to understand their style of reporting. This will ensure that you are pitching to the right journalist...

Creating Strong Key Messages

Posted on in Monday PR Tips
The right key messages are essential in creating a comprehensive public relations plan. According to Clark Communication, Key messages are the core of your communication activities. Key messages open the door to meaningful communications with your audience, because they bridge what your audience already knows and where you are trying to take them. You have a story to tell—whether to educate, discuss, promote or advocate. Key messages must be crafted very carefully in order to achieve a successful plan because key messages are what will be reiterated to your audience, over and over again.  While creating key messages, follow these steps: Establish your goals The first set of questions that you should ask yourself are, what are my goals? What do I want my audience to know? What does success look like? Understanding what you ultimately want to accomplish will help you create key messages that achieve your communication goals.  ...
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Network Your Way to Success

Posted on in Monday PR Tips
Public Relations is about establishing strong relationships through strong professional networks, whether it is establishing relationships with the media, with consumers or investors, relationships must be nurtured in order to gain success in this indurstry. Networking is so crucial not only when you're getting started in the industry, but also sustain growth. For today’s PR tip, we will look at how you can network your way to success. The first method to use to network your way to success is to harness the power of social media. Social media has been a game changer in almost every single aspect of our lives, so its no surprise that social media has changed the way we network. Almost every single person you want to get in contact with is on social media, making networking a breeze. When taking the social media approach to networking, a strong Linkedin presence is crucial to connecting and matching you...
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