by Anna Dow
The media and technology landscapes are ever-changing and PR must adapt accordingly. Gone are the days of traditional PR methods, such as storing press hits from newspapers in dusty old binders (which is what we found while cleaning out our office recently!). Since nearly everything our society does is digital, PR firms need to constantly evolve their strategies and look for new ways to improve. One of the most helpful tools PR pros can use to accurately measure campaign success is Google Analytics. If you’re looking for ways to integrate analytics into your PR campaigns, check out some of capabilities you can find in Google Analytics!
by Anna McGeady
Creativity is as elusive as it is coveted, making it one of the most intriguing professional qualities in demand today. There are entire award shows and magazine features dedicated to recognizing those who demonstrate this superior kind of imaginative thinking, and it is consistently deemed one of the most important “soft-skills” an employee can have. But honing this skill is no easy task.
As PR professionals, we work tirelessly to craft stories reporters care about, attending to both the reporter’s personal interests, as well as the collective interests of their audience. But what is it that makes one reporter bite on a pitch while another decides to pass it up? What makes one reader rave about an article while another dismisses it as underwhelming? Let’s explore the science of interest to figure out exactly what it is that makes us care.