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3 reasons why your company needs media relations

Grow your business using media contacts

When you think about how to get explosive business growth, you probably imagine your company website displaying on the first page of Google’s search results – and all the traffic that comes with that. No doubt, this is something that would do it. However, there are other ways to grow your company without necessarily being No. 1 on Google. And one of the most important is building solid media connections.

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Topics: Media Relations, Earned media

Why isn’t my news release earning coverage?

3 things to consider before submitting your news release


Are you receiving great media coverage for your company news? We once had a client who was not satisfied with the media coverage they were earning. They’d put out two news releases and only earned one media article as a result. We recommended they review their news releases, keeping the following three things in mind:

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Topics: News Release, Earned media

4 easy ways to promote your company content for free

How to make your content discoverable and shareable to generate new leads


Millions of companies compete for attention on Google. How can you outsmart your competition? The answer is simple: Create great content to attract, convert, and delight your target audience. The well-known cliché content is king remains true. Providing valuable information to your audience will build trust in your products or services.

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Topics: Inbound Marketing, Shared Media, Earned media, Owned media

7-step process for measuring earned media coverage

Understanding the process of earned media and measuring the value of your coverage

How do you know if your earned media coverage is successful at telling your message? Our process for measuring earned media efforts can prove its value to organizations. Go beyond media impressions and measure numbers that really matter.

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Topics: Measurement, Earned media

LIST: Using real numbers to measure earned media coverage

Beyond impressions, use these success factors to calculate the value of earned media coverage


Earned media coverage is a way to reach audiences and share your company’s message. A common way to make an announcement is to distribute a news release on a newswire. What does this actually do to reach audiences?

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Topics: Measurement, Earned media

TEMPLATE: Earned news coverage scorecard

Download a scorecard template to measure the quality of your earned media coverage


Earned media coverage, such as news coverage and social influencer mentions, is a great channel to tell your company’s story. However, people often misunderstand the value of the earned media, since it’s difficult to tie value to a free news article.

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Topics: Earned media

News releases aren’t that important

Why are you wasting so much time on news releases?

Too many companies put unnecessary emphasis on churning out a steady stream of news releases on commercial news wires in an effort to get their message out. That’s the way they’ve always done it, so it must work. Right?

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Topics: News Release, Earned media

7 principles of measuring public relations

At Axia Public Relations, we have seven principles for how we measure PR and a four-level measurement approach that provides the true impact to your organization. This approach includes setting SMART objectives and using communication methods to move your target audiences down the PR measurement funnel to the impacts stage where they’ll take action.

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Topics: Public Relations, Measurement, Earned media

3 industry secrets PR professionals never share

How to grow your company’s visibility

Public relations is an extremely effective way to promote your company. A well-executed PR campaign attracts your target audience and converts those prospects into loyal customers.

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Topics: Public Relations, PR Tips, Inbound Marketing, Shared Media, Earned media, Owned media

Don’t count on favors for earned media coverage

A newsworthy story doesn’t require a favor

A public relations insider knows that relationships matter when connecting with reporters. You must build and maintain relationships with journalists in order to receive quality media coverage. And you can’t call it a relationship when you’re simply asking a favor. A relationship benefits you and the media outlet, while a favor is requesting a reporter or contact give your company preferential treatment through media coverage.

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Topics: Media Relations, Earned media

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