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An Ode to the Authentic Brand

Public relations is a nebulous thing in terms of where it lives within an organization. Sometimes it sits within its own communications department, other times it’s a part of digital marketing (smart!), and rarely it falls under a brand strategy function — the last of which is most surprising since PR plays such an important […]


Impress Your Execs With This New PR Metric: ROPRS

Kelly Byrd shares her thoughts on how to better equate measurement between advertising and PR with a new PR metric similar to ROAS: ROPRS, return on PR spend.


The How and Why of PR Attribution

Most marketers are obsessed with attribution—and with good reason: not only are they being held accountable for campaign performance, but they’re also on a mission to continually optimize that performance. More and more, that applies to PR, as well. PR is playing an increasingly integral role in the marketing mix. As a result, about three […]


How Brands Benefit From Exuding Real, Human Emotion

As public relations professionals, we like to lament over fake news and how it’s misguiding people. While fake news is indeed the bane of journalism, everyone in business has, at some level, fabricated something. In other words, we can hide behind the brands we represent and even our own personal brands at times with formal […]


Here Are the 6 Facets of Effective PR and Marketing Reporting

Monstrous file sizes, misguided statistics, focusing on tactics instead of outcomes and insights… The ways in which we can deplete the quality of our work when sharing PR and marketing results are vast. And for busy C-suite executives, reviewing a 10-page report as opposed to flipping through three top-line slides is often the difference between whether […]


10 Facts PR Influencers Know to Be True

Earlier this month, AirPR Chief Strategy Officer Rebekah Iliff joined Nasdaq for its #PRInfluencers series on Facebook Live. Hosted by Deirdre Breakenridge of Pure Performance Communications, and joined by fellow panelists Shonali Burke and Shannon Furey, the panel covered emerging PR trends including how corporate storytelling has changed in recent years and what PR professionals […]


What Happens When PR and Marketing Mesh

In a perfect world, public relations and marketing teams would work together more often to achieve common goals. But let’s be honest: we’re all fighting an uphill battle in reducing organizational drag, and not everyone needs to be in your weekly marketing meeting. I, however, believe marketing teams would benefit from inviting at least one person […]


How to Care for Your Key Customer: The Journalist

If you own a local clothing store, listen to your customers: What do they want more of? What inventory do they overlook? How can you better delight and entice them to return week after week to see what’s new? If you’re a public relations professional, listen to journalists: What do they want more of? Which […]


How I Learned to Embrace Data

“Not only does the vacuum give me a coverage report of where it cleaned, but also the time it took to clean!” I shouted in excitement. “That means I can get data around how dirty my apartment is and areas with the most foot traffic!” “I’m not surprised this excites you so much,” said my […]


Why It’s Hard to Measure PR in the First Place

Our in-house data scientist, Fletcher Stump Smith, spends his days building machine learning models that identify news articles relevant to AirPR customers and predict the business impact of those articles. In layman’s terms, Fletcher’s work allows us to solve a pretty itchy problem: the problem of proper PR measurement. Recently, Fletcher gave a presentation about what […]