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New H+K Analytics Head Sees Coronavirus Increasing the Need for Data Verification

April 7th, 2020 by

What happens to measurement and analytics when coronavirus subsides? H+K’s new analytics chief thinks data verification will have increased importance since so much false information is floating around at the moment. He’s also urging his team to laugh and connect with each other on a personal level as they work from home.

Consumer Engagement on Social for Nonprofits Rises 4% for 2020; PETA Dominates Field

March 1st, 2020 by

Our regular look at data features exclusive figures from Shareablee about the most-active nonprofits for the first months of 2020. Overall, nonprofits enjoyed a slight jump in consumer engagement with their social posts, though engagement was off on Instagram and Twitter.

Making the PR-to-Sales Connection: What’s Next in the ROI Equation?

March 1st, 2020 by

The advent of attribution analysis for earned media means that PR practitioners can answer one of the profession’s most elusive PR-ROI questions: How and to what degree does PR generate sales? The question now is what comes next?

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Integrated Campaigns Push Measurement Firms to Offer Multiple Data Points on Single Platform

March 1st, 2020 by

As measurement of communications becomes more mature, vendors are scrambling to add capabilities to their platforms. We talk to two vendors about this and all things measurement, including the future of measurement and AI’s role in it.

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Measurement and Individualized Content Key to Influencer Growth

February 14th, 2020 by

In the debate over the effectiveness of influencer marketing, data from a strong measurement regime can provide solid evidence. Engagement and attribution are key metrics. The path to successful influencer content is found by creating posts that seem tailored to individual consumers, says Everywhere Agency CEO Danica Kombol.

An Easy, Step-by-Step Plan to Help Any Communicator Measure

February 6th, 2020 by

Most indications are that data and analytics are rising in importance in the world of PR and communications. Still there are some communicators who refuse to measure. If you find yourself trapped in a non-measurement culture, how can you change things? Measurement guru Katie Paine argues that testing assumptions via audience surveys is a simple route to take. But first, buy Starbucks, cookies and alcohol.

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Strategies to Find the Right Metrics to Measure Your Company’s ROI

February 4th, 2020 by

In this 4th installment of a series on measurement from Intrado Digital Media, we examine why communicators measure and how to discover the best metrics to find ROI at your company.

New PRSA Chair Envisions PR’s Broader Role, Advocates for MBA Over Comms Grad Degree

February 4th, 2020 by

In a far-ranging interview, new PRSA chair T. Garland Stansell discusses the need for PR pros to be courageous enough to accept and shape change, his goals for the 30,000-member organization and the challenges of communications measurement.

Advance Work Seen as Key in Crisis Communications and Choosing ROI Metrics

February 4th, 2020 by

To get prepared for PRNEWS’ Crisis and Measurement Summit in Miami later this month, we asked several of the scheduled speakers to provide crisis and measurement tips. Planning was one of the themes their answers had in common.

Eight Steps to Help Communicators Arrive at Actionable Insights

February 4th, 2020 by

PR pros recognize the advantages of data-informed communication: most subscribe to a platform and they have more data available to them than ever. Today the goal is actionable insights for better business decision-making. IPR Measurement Commission member Mark Weiner offers 8 ways to find those insights.