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    1. Debunking PR Myths One Little Lie at a Time

      Let me let you in on a little secret… Sometimes when we post here on the AirPR Blog, it’s a test! Over the summer, I published three LinkedIn Pulse articles, a series focused on busting the myths even the most data-driven PR professionals tell themselves. As an experiment, we republished those articles with new titles […]

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    2. The Science of PR: The PRTech Ecosystem

      Roughly five years ago, AirPR set out on a journey to change the way the PR industry thinks about and measures the impact of PR. Along with my co-founder Raj Sathyamurthi, my founding team members Rebekah Iliff and Patrick Liang, and a growing team of more than thirty engineers, sales people, customer success managers, and […]

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    3. 2016 PRTech Awards Recap

      Last week in New York, we held the third annual PRTech Awards honoring individuals who work to bring together PR, marketing, technology, and media. These individuals were selected from 100+ nominations. For the last half decade, PR software providers have built technologies around third party data from web crawlers, social media sites, TV and radio […]

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    4. How to Drive PR Decisions with Data

      I recently participated in the CommPRO.biz webinar “Your Path to Media Measurement.” My co-panelists Deirdre Breakenridge of Pure Performance Communications and Todd Murphy of Universal Information Services shared examples of practical PR measurement for bottom-line results including the types of data PR and communications professionals should be focusing on when creating their strategies. During the […]

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    5. Is PR data bias holding you back?

      When it comes to marketing analysis, public relations has been known for output — media relationships developed, placements gained, awareness garnered, and perceptions changed. In-depth analysis and measurement of PR outcomes is a fairly new practice. Thus, standards around this measurement are still in development. Often, when a PR professional views data that shows the […]

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    6. How to Empower Data-Driven PR Leaders

      Last month, AirPR Chief Strategy Officer Rebekah Iliff moderated a webinar panel for CommPRO on empowering data-driven PR professionals. She led a discussion about the traits of the successful PR leader of tomorrow with panelists Jennefer Witter of The Boreland Group, Julia Monti of Mastercard, and KayAnn Schoeneman of Ketchum. There are tremendous opportunities to […]

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    7. How to Amplify Public Relations With Virtual Reality

      Imagine a future where virtual reality is utilized to tell more effective stories, change narratives, and even shift entire brand strategies. It’s been all the buzz lately, but access to this exciting, new technology is an enigma for most. Despite unclear adoption rates, evangelists and technologists alike have continued to charge forth, with fervent belief […]

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    8. Up Your PR Game Using BuzzFeed’s Measurement Mindset

      I read an article in Fortune recently titled BuzzFeed: Days of Counting Pageviews and Unique Visitors Are Over that made my PR engineering heart jump with joy. In the piece, media-and-tech-beat writer Mathew Ingram examines how BuzzFeed is shifting from so-called fuzzy metrics, like unique visitors or subscribers, to more engagement-driven metrics that align with […]

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