Most PR + Marketing is Publicity

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Last year I wrote a blog post about how I felt that most PR was either marketing or publicity.  In this edition of the THINK PR Espresso I revisit the topic and see whether anything has changed. Watch another THINK PR Espresso for help with PR, marketing and publicity strategy?

Why Bad Content Makes PR More Important

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There’s been an article doing the rounds suggesting that content marketing could kill PR When you read the piece, the point being made by +Christopher Penn is that bad content could damage the effectiveness of media relationships because journalists won’t like being pitched bad content. I’m not justifying it but, trust me, journalists are usedContinue Reading

Evaluating PR + Marketing Effort

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Evaluating the effectiveness of any communications program is essential – but too often agencies say it’s intangible – citing awareness and thought-leadership. In reality, if you know what success looks like before you start and create a campaign designed to achieve it, it’s easy to measure whether something is working. Here are a few tips:Continue Reading

PR & Marketing. In That Order.

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  PR always comes before marketing, but do you know why?  Here’s our explanation of why it’s always PR & marketing – and not the other way around. Watch another THINK PR Espresso for help with PR, marketing and publicity strategy?

Disclosure and Transparency In Marketing

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“Disclosure is overrated. Just assume everyone is being paid and enjoy the experience.”  This is, perhaps, the most concerning statement about social media and the real-time internet. Here’s why! Watch another THINK PR Espresso for help with PR, marketing and publicity strategy?

Whose Context Is It Anyway?

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Context is the most often forgotten part of any PR, marketing and publicity strategy.  But it’s not yours that matters, it’s your audiences’. Watch another THINK PR Espresso for help with PR, marketing and publicity strategy?