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  • Cheatsheet To Fully Utilizing Your Media Monitoring Tool

    Nothing could be more frustrating than realizing you have been underutilizing a tool. To avoid this and ensure you get the most bang for your buck, this article will guide you on how to make the best use of your current media monitoring tool. (Hint: If you’re still deciding which tool to get, our Ultimate Media Monitoring Buyer’s Guide is designed to help you make the decision. Read it before you sign that contract!) Tip 1: Strategically Structure Your Onboarding Training Sessions As intuitive as media monitoring tools and platforms can be,…

    Content PR & Marketing September 20, 2023
  • Frequently Asked Questions About PR Measurement

    Measurement is critical in today’s media landscape. Combing through the data of your campaigns can help quickly identify the elements and messaging that worked, those that didn’t, and help develop more effective strategies for the future. PR measurement can also help prove and justify investment, something that’s even more important now that, according to the recent Global Comms Report, 47% of comms leaders now report directly to the CEO. But where do you begin if you’re new to all things measurement? Cision’s recent Measurement 101 webinar, led by Insight Directors Camille Rollason…

    Content PR & Marketing July 28, 2023
  • The Impact of What Elon Musk Is Saying On Twitter

    Elon Musk’s Twitter account, which has more than 48 million followers, is one of the most closely watched ones in the world. On February 20, the Tesla and SpaceX entrepreneur wrote a seemingly innocuous comment on Twitter that bitcoin prices “do seem high”.  Two days later, the price of Bitcoin dropped by more than $3,000 within 5 minutes – shortly after the opening of the US stock exchange. The decline plunged as much as 17% within 24 hours. Tesla, which had bought $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin, also saw its stock prices drop.   This is not the first time that Elon Musk has influenced his company’s share or Bitcoin prices through his Twitter activity. Previously, after the billionaire tech titan changed his Twitter bio to #bitcoin, the…

    Insights & Monitoring March 10, 2021
  • What’s Next 2021?: Steering Your Communications Plans Ahead

    Adapting communications strategies to the new normal has been a recurring theme in PR Newswire’s series of webinars this year. We highlight tips from 3 PR experts from Hong Kong and Singapore, who spoke at our recent webinars. They are Danny Tan, Senior Vice President at Omnicom PR Group, Patrick Yu, Senior Vice President & Partner, FleishmanHillard and Felix Poon, Founder & Managing Director, Vis Communications. To prime communicators for a bumpy road to 2021, we get these PR pros to share advice on tackling PR challenges in areas such as measurement, internal communications and media relations.   [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="263"]…

    Content PR & Marketing December 16, 2020
  • 5 Steps to Developing an Effective Communications Plan

    As we enter the final quarter of the year, it is imperative that PR professionals start planning their communications plans for 2021. It has been a year of unprecedented challenges, movement restrictions and economic headwinds brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic and the road ahead is still fraught with many uncertainties.   After months of shelving your campaigns, it is time to make up for lost time by relooking your campaigns and chart out communications plans for next year. With 2021 around the corner, here’re 5 steps to start developing an effective communications plan.     1. Know what your brand stands for – Identify action words that form the basis of all content   …

    Content PR & Marketing November 5, 2020