Blog posts • Jan 29, 2016 11:51 GMT
You need only look at the findings of The #DigitalPR Challenge to realise that the role of a comms person has come a long way since the dawn of online media. While we’re not going to sit here and fib through gritted teeth that “reach is really easy”, what we can do is give you bit of a better idea of what “reach” means, what metrics matter, and how to give yours a boost.
Blog posts • Jan 27, 2016 11:49 GMT
2016 is well underway and with a new year comes new strategies, targets and ambitions. Here, we take a look at three global brands who, in 2015, made us feel all sorts of emotions, maximised reach and gave us some food for thought for our own marketing strategies.
Blog posts • Jan 21, 2016 10:19 GMT
Simon Collister is a Senior Lecturer at the London College of Comms. With over 12 years in PR, Simon's experiences span across traditional media relations, policy/parliamentary roles for NGOs, digital commsfor global brands and teaching. Kick-starting our #YoungPR project, Simon shares his thoughts on how PR has evolved and what it means for young PRs who are entering the industry.
Blog posts • Jan 12, 2016 08:00 GMT
Creating timely and original content can really help brands reach and build meaningful relationships with industry influencers, customers and prospectives. But doing this requires three key things: creative skills, organisation and time. Here are 7 of the reasons why brands are adopting the #BrandNewsroom approach to help create content and streamline their workflows...
Blog posts • Jan 04, 2016 12:08 GMT
As the festivities fade and the dust settles on another year, many of us have vowed to better ourselves over the coming months. But what if we were to extend these new year's resolutions to simplify yet vastly improve our workflow? To help boost your communications, content and coverage, here are my 7 recommended #BrandNewsroom resolutions to help you get started in 2016...
Blog posts • Dec 08, 2015 16:28 GMT
'Twas the month before Christmas and all of the brands had sparkly campaigns and 2016 plans! From the King of Christmas (John Lewis, who else?!) to Mattel and smaller names in the game, here are some of the things that have got us talking over the last month...
Blog posts • Dec 04, 2015 11:16 GMT
The words "measurement" and "KPIs" seem to be dominating the PR and comms space these days, but do any of us really know why we're measuring our work and what we should be reporting on? Here's my quick guide to getting to know your KPIs and what you can learn from them...
Blog posts • Nov 03, 2015 13:30 GMT
SEO is important - we get it! But with the rules always changing, it can be hard to keep abreast of what's good optimisation etiquette and what's not. A brand newsroom can help you keep-up with Google's game and take your naturally optimised content to the next level. Here's my advice...
Blog posts • Oct 29, 2015 11:30 GMT
Mynewsdesk’s internet-breaking campaign, Mynewsdesk Now, has been honoured with two nominations at Spinn – Sweden’s most renowned PR awards ceremony. And to say we’re pretty chuffed would be the biggest understatement of the year!
Blog posts • Oct 16, 2015 15:14 BST
As any rugby fan will know all too well, after just four matches England made a dramatic exit from the Rugby World Cup 2015. And while this was disappointing for England fans, it has also significantly impacted other key stakeholders - the sponsors.
Blog posts • Oct 14, 2015 16:35 BST
We have completed our first bootcamp series; six sessions jam-packed with content creativity, newsroom best practice and knowledge overload. We hope you have enjoyed it and cannot wait until we have another round...BUT WAIT...THERE IS MORE!!!
Blog posts • Oct 14, 2015 14:14 BST
Alex Myers, Founder and Managing Director at Manifest London and Manifest New York, was speaking at the biggest PR & communications event in the UK, FutureComms15. Here's what he had to say on the difference between PR and content, creating a team for the future and his greatest achievements in the industry... Watch the full interview here:
Blog posts • Oct 14, 2015 09:49 BST
By 2018, video will account for 2/3 of mobile usage, meaning visual assets are now more important than ever. And the same applies for content and press releases; images and videos are a great way to catch the eye of the journalists, increase time spent on page and up your click-through rates.
Blog posts • Oct 02, 2015 16:48 BST
Yesterday's launch of the 2nd #PRStack ebook (beyond its obvious purpose) reminded me how valuable it is for PRs, marketers and communications professionals to demystify, share and learn about marketing and PR tech in order to move the industry forward.