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Author Lindsay Schleisman

Lindsay Schleisman

 

How to Spot an Old School PR Agency

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aimClear has long embraced an online marketing model in which public relations is a core component. Among our staff of 22, 6 have deep experience in public relations. If the value PR brings to online marketing is not painfully obvious by now, you haven’t been paying attention. The opposite is also true. Online marketing tactics… Read More

Agencies  /  PR

Pimp Those Clips: Using PR Coverage for Social Lead Gen

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Make no mistake about it: coverage resulting from media-relations efforts is a point of pride. The public relations agency proudly presents the article to their client contacts in the marketing department, who share it with the c-suite, VPs, sales reps—anyone who’ll listen. They may purchase reprints to distribute to prospective customers, hang a matted copy… Read More

PPC  /  PR  /  Social Media Marketing

Search Savvy: Top 6 Search Operators for Online PR Pros

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It seems like there’s a tool for just about every public relations process now, particularly for those involving media relations. From media discovery to relationship management, and distribution to monitoring and reporting, we’re inundated with tools, tools and more tools. But let’s not forget the basics. Search engines can be a treasure trove of (free)… Read More

PR

LinkedIn Groups: The Social Marketer’s Secret Weapon For Targeting Media Roles

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Last week, aimClear blog took you on a tour through the nascent field of inbound PR, articulating the advantages of using paid advertising technologies for classic public relations. Included in this primer was a selection of media roles and workplaces targetable through Facebook’s ad platform. LinkedIn ads may not be as sexy as those brought… Read More

LinkedIn  /  PR

Media Relations in the Social Age: Pitching Reporters Via LinkedIn PPC

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In the beginning there was snail mail. Then there was the telephone. The fax machine came along after that, followed by e-mail, which put its clunky predecessor out to pasture. (If you’re still relying on a fax machine, please tell us why in the comments. Seriously. We’d love to know.) All of these communication channels… Read More

LinkedIn  /  PR