Blog posts • Sep 19, 2017 09:20 BST
The state of journalism and the public relations industry is changing rapidly in the 21st century. From citizen bloggers to the 24-hour news cycle, many trends are changing the way people consume and interact with news media.
Blog posts • Jul 24, 2017 15:28 BST
Game of Thrones returned to our screens, earlier this week, for a seventh season of blood, dragons and dramas. Well, apparently - I’ve never actually watched the show - but with endless excitable chatter in the office and some big-budget marketing stunts ahead of the new episodes, it’s been almost impossible to avoid.
Blog posts • Jun 22, 2017 09:03 BST
Last week, Mynewsdesk was invited to present at Content Masterclass to share our years of content wisdom with a room packed full of marketers, communicators and PR pros. Here are my 7 key takeouts from the afternoon which might help you when trying to navigate the quandary that is content marketing.
Blog posts • Jun 15, 2017 09:37 BST
The PR Workflow is a continuous process. It’s a guide on what you need to do and how to do it to succeed with your communications and PR. How you determine success depends on you and your organization. However, your ultimate goal, irrespective of industry or size of the organization, is to ensure that your story both gets told and heard to the right audience at the right time.
Blog posts • Jun 07, 2017 08:32 BST
If you don't measure the impact of your PR strategy, how can you be sure that your efforts are worthwhile? Measurement is vital to assessing the impact of a PR campaign in sufficient detail to allow you to optimize your strategy.
Blog posts • May 30, 2017 08:30 BST
Kat Hill, CEO of UKBJJA, explains how her team uses Mynewsdesk's digital PR and comms solution to create content, reach the media and gain coverage.
Blog posts • May 25, 2017 10:05 BST
Francis Thomas, Head of Corporate Affairs at London Midland, shares his experiences of using Mynewsdesk's PR and communications solution to prevent potential crises, communicate with customers effectively and analyse their content's performance - from any device!
Blog posts • May 18, 2017 11:38 BST
Whilst a well-written press release or creative piece of content is key for coverage and shareability, if it’s irrelevant to the recipient then, essentially, it’s futile.
Blog posts • May 02, 2017 14:50 BST
Today, getting attention for your brand involves more than sending out a dry press release. You need to create an engaging story to capture the attention of social media users and influencers. Let's take a look at the key steps involved in choosing a good story, creating an impactful narrative around it, and publishing in a way that ensures it receives as much attention as it truly deserves.
Blog posts • Apr 28, 2017 08:30 BST
All too often we hear communicators complain that they “don’t have anything to write about.” They don’t have a story to tell. But that’s a myth we want to debunk right here, right now. Why? Every brand has a higher purpose. Every brand has a story to tell.
Blog posts • Apr 11, 2017 10:53 BST
Whether it be a) evaluating success, b) attending to a crisis over a misjudged campaign or c) trying to get closer to your target demographic and what they really think, media monitoring is becoming essential in today's digital world. But remember, effective communication starts with listening.
Blog posts • Apr 06, 2017 11:27 BST
If you’re serious about your business’ long-term success, understanding what’s going on in your industry is a fundamental first step. Media monitoring can help you keep up to date with the latest industry trends - and it needn’t take too much of your time or resources. Here are some reasons why you need to monitor the media for industry news:
Blog posts • Mar 21, 2017 08:22 GMT
The digital revolution has swept across the media landscape, forever changing how brands interact with consumers. The new world of PR presents unique challenges but also an opportunity to provide brands and companies with more consumer engagement than ever before. There has never been a better time to expand your digital PR efforts.
Blog posts • Mar 15, 2017 10:25 GMT
According to a recent study by Mynewsdesk, more than 85% of PR professionals expect technology to play an increasing role in the industry over the next five years. The majority of people working in PR think their jobs will become more strategic and more analytical over the next few years, reflecting the growing role that tech plays in making PR into a more quantified and data-driven endeavour.
Blog posts • Mar 13, 2017 08:18 GMT
Technology is essential to the implementation of any modern PR strategy. More than 85 percent of PR professionals expect their focus on technology to increase significantly over the next five years, which demonstrates just how vital it is to stay up to date with the latest trends. Here are four technology trends that are set to transform PR and communications in 2017.
Blog posts • Mar 09, 2017 11:28 GMT
During my two and a bit years here at Mynewsdesk, I've had the honour of working alongside and in collaboration with some of the industry's most brilliant women - each of them inspiring me and teaching us all something new. But despite the sheer volume of smart and successful women in PR, still we see male dominated panels, hosts and keynotes. And that, to say the least, is pretty frustrating.
Blog posts • Feb 14, 2017 09:12 GMT
Valentine’s day. You know the deal: discounted chocolates, set meals for two and roses... everywhere! New year, same old story. But we’re Mynewsdesk and we like different. We like those who think outside the box when it comes to capturing the hearts of audiences. So without further ado, here are the best of the 2017 Valentine’s Day bunch...
Blog posts • Feb 08, 2017 08:30 GMT
You can have the best digital PR strategy ever – it ties to business objectives, clearly outlines your goals and sets measurable benchmarks. But if you don’t have the right technology to implement it, the strategy is worthless.