My definition of blogger outreach has always been about acquiring earned media coverage from bloggers and online influencers. My definition — and my assumption — has always been that blogger outreach is public relations and not paid media. I may well be mistaken.
My definition–and my assumption–has always been that blogger outreach is public relations and not paid media. I may well be mistaken. “Earned media (or free media) refers to favorable publicity gained through promotional efforts other than advertising, as opposed to paid media, which refers to publicity gained through advertising. Continue reading
Guess jeans turned users’ Pinterest boards into campaign ads. The booming social network reminds us that text can no longer stand on its own If you use images or photos on any of your sites, you’re probably already on Pinterest, whether you’ve registered on Pinterest or not. So, what are you going to do about it? If you’re not on … Continue reading
Ihave been exploring frictionless sharing for years in the form of auto-tweets, retweets, automatic cross-posting, and attention data. What is it, you ask? Well, according to Wikipedia, frictionless sharing refers to “the transparent sharing of resources using social media services.” Continue reading
Clients, colleagues and my friends all want to increase their follower count. In a world where @Lady Gaga has 25 million souls following her @ladygaga Twitter profile, we’re all in it for the numbers. Not everyone wants lots and lots, some want the right followers. Continue reading
There’s no reason to ever let your blog go fallow. Unlike leaving farmland unsown for a period in order to restore its fertility as part of a crop rotation, there’s no benefit in ignoring your blog. To be honest, it really doesn’t matter what you do to keep your blog running on a daily basis, but it’s essential that you … Continue reading
Insincerity doesn’t work in PR, sales, marketing & online media. Social media online influencers may not know the lingua franca of a trained communications professional, but they sure can spot the eye roll of condescension and contempt from a mile away. Socialmedia.biz’s Chris Abraham explains. Continue reading