Blog posts • Dec 08, 2016 14:30 GMT
Due to the proliferation of channels consumers can access to read or watch content, individuals no longer rely on mass media to learn new information or seek out entertainment. Today, anyone can create, publish and distribute stories and build an audience over time; such people can be bloggers, freelance writers, topic experts or passionate hobbyists.
Blog posts • Dec 06, 2016 13:30 GMT
If you work in PR or communications, we don’t have to tell you your methods of reaching stakeholders and customers has changed dramatically over the last decade. Where once you focused on pitching the media for attention, today you can reach influencers and consumers directly by publishing content—for example, blogs, videos or eBooks—and by engaging through social media.
Blog posts • Dec 02, 2016 13:00 GMT
We live in a noisy world. With so many sources of information, education, entertainment, and news, it’s becoming harder for PR professionals to deliver their messages to key stakeholders, and build meaningful, lasting relationships. It’s a bit like shouting in a storm. But noisiness and channel proliferation isn’t the only challenge.
Blog posts • Oct 19, 2016 10:28 BST
Storytelling. It’s a part of our DNA and it’s been that way forever. Every brand has a story to tell but here are the things you need to keep in mind when creating yours...
Blog posts • Oct 17, 2016 16:38 BST
On September the 29th Mynewsdesk alongside The Stroke Association hosted a breakfast with PR professionals in the Charity industry. One of our longtime clients, Anil Ranchod, spoke about the challenges that his team at Stroke Association face when it comes to communications as well as the impact Mynewsdesk has had on their processes.
Blog posts • Sep 23, 2016 14:14 BST
Ahead of our breakfast seminar, Confronting Charity's PR Challenges, we caught-up with Anil Ranchod, Stroke Association's Deputy Director of PR & Comms. Here's what Anil had to say about the state of charity PR and the challenges he and his team face...
Blog posts • Sep 23, 2016 10:51 BST
A well-developed editorial calendar, purpose over profit approach and an optimised newsroom - the key ingredients to Hövding’s campaign success.
Blog posts • Sep 13, 2016 16:40 BST
Engagement doesn’t come by itself – you have to create it. Here's how...
Blog posts • Sep 13, 2016 10:40 BST
Annette Spanggaard, of By Spanggaard Agency has worked with her clients and Mynewsdesk for a number of years now, so when her client, furniture company Montana, were looking to increase their global presence, Annette recommended Mynewsdesk.
Blog posts • Sep 08, 2016 09:44 BST
Mynewsdesk invites you to Digital PR Bootcamp Live - a whole day of PR and comms inspiration, tools, tactics and workshops to ensure you’re getting the most out of your communications and PR efforts! 3rd November at Rocket, London.
Blog posts • Aug 03, 2016 16:18 BST
As content creators, we’re all guilty of churning out more blogs, press releases and news stories for the sake of it, or because we want more “reach”, more views, more coverage. But as the volume of online content increases, it’s only going to get harder to attract an audience.
Blog posts • Jul 27, 2016 08:53 BST
Yvonne Harley, recently joined V.Group as their Head of Comms and the first thing she did was source a newsroom solution – somewhere that would allow her the ability to not only distribute press releases and manage contacts but also engage stakeholders and audiences in V.Group’s rich content offering
Blog posts • Jul 15, 2016 15:11 BST
How is it that a concept that once appealed to a target audience of kids has now skyrocketed to such popularity amongst grown adults in just a matter of weeks, 20 years after its first launch? My hunch is that it boils down to a bit of nostalgia and a bit of ingenious marketing principles. Here’s what Pokémon Go has taught us marketers to remember...
Reaching New Audiences, Releasing New Features & Relishing In Newfound Knowledge: Mynewsdesk in 2016 (so far…)
Blog posts • Jul 14, 2016 15:30 BST
Before you put your “out of office” on and bid a smug farewell to your colleagues for a week or two, now is a great time to reflect on the trends, highlights and events of 2016 so far...
Blog posts • Jul 11, 2016 14:50 BST
Johanna Snickars, Communications Lead at Microsoft, discusses the importance of exclusives, the role of PR and why social media is a fundamental tool for media relations.
Blog posts • Jul 07, 2016 10:00 BST
With International Andy Awards and Eurobest trophies already in the bag, Co-op continued their winning streak at this year’s Cannes Lions Festival, picking up the PR Grand Prix for their campaign “The Organic Effect”. But that wasn’t without creative collaborations, innovation and a clear story to tell.
Blog posts • Jun 17, 2016 15:17 BST
The overarching theme, which seemed to resonate, was that communication is all about telling a good story well. All of us in the profession are simply storytellers, or should strive to be – that is one timeless factor. Let me explain...