Stories by Mark Weiner

Attribution Analysis: Why This Approach Could Help Revolutionize PR

October 1st, 2019 by

In part II of a series IPR Measurement Commission chair Mark Weiner discusses new, supplemental approaches to measurement that promise to revolutionize PR. The spark for this uprising, he writes, is attribution analysis.

New Methods Emerge to Link Earned Media with Business Outcomes

September 1st, 2019 by

As professional communicators, we must align common practice with the business community’s demands. If executives require information and context to determine which investments are most likely to produce viable long-term success, PR’s earned media data stream must integrate with other business data. The good news is that new ways to measure earned media are at hand.

The Importance of Measurable Public Relations

November 20th, 2017 by

Measurement is said to be PR’s albatross. Heck, many PR pros entered the field specifically so they could avoid working with numbers. Fortunately, measuring and mining data for PR insights are far less complicated operations than measurement naysayers would have you believe. Advocating for measurement programs, our author says you can begin a measurement effort simply and inexpensively.