Content Marketing

Digital PR and the Google Penguin

PR pros are not all convinced that SEO is a skill they need to master. However, as content marketing gains popularity,SEO becomes more and more important. The more content there is on the web, the more difficult it is to find what you’re looking for. Content marketing isn’t a new idea for PR.  We’ve been [...]

FTC Social Disclosure Rules

  Last week’s FTC / Deutsch LA settlement was a wake-up call that sent shivers up many a PR spine. Although most of the complaint was about false or misleading claims in advertizements, there were also implications for disclosure on social media channels -what the FTC calls short-form ads. The complaint included reference to the [...]

Social Media Strategy Template

Download the PDF of the Social Media Strategy Template here In January 2014 almost three-quarters of all adults were active in social media, according to the Pew Research Center. 92% of marketers claim that social media marketing is important for their business. 83 percent have a Twitter account and 80 percent are on Facebook [...]

TechnoVision Report shows Media Coverage of Top Tech Brands in 2014

        The use of Big Data in the PR sphere is a topic that’s getting a lot of attention. The TechnoVision Report is an excellent example of the value of Big Data for PR. This new report shows relative 2014 media coverage for ten top business-to-business (B2B) tech brands – Amazon, Cisco, [...]

6 Elements of a Good Blog Post

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5 Ways to Beat the Facebook News Feed Update

  With over a billion users and millions of brand pages there is a glut of content on Facebook.  You might have noticed it in your personal News Feed. I certainly have. “Every time someone visits their news feed there are, on average, 1500 potential stories from friends, people they follow and pages they’ve liked [...]

How Content Marketing & Digital PR Affect Your Business

Guest post by Cokey Falkow   Why is digital content taking over the marketing world? What is it that makes it so powerful and why should you be concentrating more on becoming a content creation machine, rather than using only traditional marketing techniques? One reason above all: The return on investment of customer acquisition and [...]

LinkedIn Adds Image Sharing on Mobile Devices

The power of visual content continues to catch on. Even if you had the time to write a thousand well-crafted words, your audience probably doesn’t have the time to read them. And we process visuals much faster and retain the message better when an image is part of the package. LinkedIn gets this – now [...]

New SEO Tip: Google’s New SERP Display

  If you’re one of the smart PR pros who has learned how to optimize content for search engines you’ve been writing pithy headlines that are under 65 characters. Well, here’s a head’s up. Google has changed the way they display content on a search results page.  They’re not judging the length of a title [...]

How Small Businesses Could Leverage the Digital Newsroom Idea

The concept of Digital Newsrooms is catching on. Big brands like Coke, Nike and Marks and Spencer’s have already launched magazine-style website with content that appeals to their core audiences.  Can a small to mid-sized business with fewer resources do this? Every business has a story.  There is always news and information that the media [...]