Blog posts • Mar 14, 2016 11:01 GMT
Video and images are becoming increasingly important aspects of our content and communications. Across so many social platforms now, it’s easy to produce and share visual documentations of live events and experiences in an instant. Yet according to “#DigitalPR Challenge” - our latest survey - 65% of respondents have not used or have little knowledge of creating video content.
Blog posts • Mar 14, 2016 08:35 GMT
In this 2-part guide, we share 7 of our favourite tools for low-cost, and even free, content creation, inspiration and tracking. Whether you’re the owner of a small business or a creative in an SME, these tools might prove pretty useful in covering all aspects of your social media and content marketing campaigns.
Blog posts • Mar 10, 2016 16:29 GMT
Is it possible for one voice to reach so many people? Well we reckon that equipped with the right tools and pitched in the most effective manner, your story could be the talk of the tube, the talk of the coffee break, the talk of the online world. So that’s what we’re giving you the chance to do, to tell your story to the millions, with our 2016 PR campaign: #100millionchallenge.
Blog posts • Mar 09, 2016 17:12 GMT
PR has come a long way since the days of churning out press releases on the wire. Today, PR professionals in the charity sector must utilise a range of social media channels, create more content, liaise with journalists, bloggers and potential influencers, and continually tell their brand stories. Here are just a few ways the online space is helping charities reach their fundraising goals.
Press releases • Mar 07, 2016 10:07 GMT
Mynewsdesk has set out on a mission to prove the power and reach of their digital PR platform. They’ll be launching “100 Million Challenge” - a campaign which will see one brand’s story (yet TBC) reach 100 million people.
Blog posts • Feb 08, 2016 15:07 GMT
Karin Zingmark is the 4th interviewee for the #WeArePR series, an exploration into the evolving world of communications through #PRTech.
News • Jan 30, 2016 13:20 GMT
Good news for all of our users! We've JUST rolled out the first part of several major product improvements we have planned for 2016. As you can see when you log in, we’ve freshened up the design of the entire tool. But don’t worry - all your favourite features are still in the same place as before - but this new look and feel will hopefully enhance the way you use Mynewsdesk.
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.
News • Jan 22, 2016 10:44 GMT
Thatcham Research, the research centre for automotive motor insurers, last week took their comms strategy to "new levels" with the acquisition of our digital PR platform, Mynewsdesk. We caught up with Thatcham's Comms Executive, Iain Wallace, to dig into the details of how they'll be using Mynewsdesk to streamline their workflow, improve SEO and boost influencer relations.
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...
News • Dec 09, 2015 10:11 GMT
PR, communications and marketing managers are under increasing pressure to deliver but are still not seen as contributing to business growth, according to the second Digital PR: from challenges and opportunities survey report. PR technology and newsroom specialists, Mynewsdesk, surveyed 1231 PR, communications and marketing professionals in July 2015.
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...
News • Nov 20, 2015 13:55 GMT
Last night, hundreds of PR professionals, agencies and clients gathered at the magnificent Nordic Museum in Stockholm to compete for this year's best PR campaigns. Mynewsdesk, along with Edelman Deportivo, was nominated for "B2B of The Year" and "Content Marketing of The Year". And guess what...we only went and walked away with silver and gold!