Social media has fundamentally changed how people communicate in times of crisis. Just this month, victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma used social media to communicate with first responders, know where gas was available and follow emergency updates. This month, the Wall Street Journal outlined dozens of ways social sites and apps are being utilized […]
MarTech forever changed the way that marketers work, what they report as success and how they do their jobs. PR professionals and communicators, however, have not, as a whole, significantly changed how they measure their success. CMOs and CEOs are starting to ask: Why can’t PR be measured and attributed the way that marketing efforts […]
In recent market estimates, digital online and ad spending is expected to grow at approximately 11% per year through 2021. Paid search, display ads, social media, online video advertising and email marketing will grow to 46% of advertising budgets. To optimize the ROI on digital marketing spend, CEOs, CCOs, and CMOs need to invest in […]
Attribution is the lifeblood that keeps a PR department thriving and off the chopping block. This article is your introduction to pairing the art of public relations with the science of measurement to impact your business.
AirPR CEO and Co-founder Sharam Fouladgar-Mercer lists the many responsibilities of today’s PR and communications teams. See how many fall within your role.
We consider it one of our missions to help strip away the fear PR and communications strategists feel when their executives or clients ask for proof that what they’re doing is working. The PR metrics and PR data that are available to us today can help us do just that, but dealing with analytics is still […]
PR insights aren’t just helpful to PR and communications professionals; they’re also incredibly useful to sales teams. Sales professionals are always looking for new ways to nurture relationships and build credibility. Sharing insights about what’s working with different types of PR and marketing campaigns is one way to establish such trust. Unfortunately in today’s swift-moving […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]