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The best Public Relations blogs on the Planet?

by Hugh Anderson July 25, 2013 Digital PR

Today we published a list of  “the Best 60 PR Blogs” on the planet. As you will see if you read our methodology, we’re not actually saying that these are the best blogs, but they are some of the best blogs based on how we’ve gone about assembling the list. Ultimately the exercise is a […]



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Public Relations Measurement: where’s it going?

by Hugh Anderson October 31, 2012 Digital PR

The PR profession has taken a fair amount of flak in recent years for failing to measure its activities properly. Much of this is due to a lack of progress beyond that most resilient of measurement units, the Advertising Value Equivalent, or AVE. In the summer, a couple of industry heavyweights, Mark Westaby and Philip […]



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“Begin with the end in mind”: an introduction to objectives and measurement in PR

by Hugh Anderson August 7, 2012 Blogger Outreach

Later this week we will commence our series of posts on blogger outreach to delve deeper into some of the key subjects outlined in our recent ebook, “The Best Practice Guide for Effective Blogger Outreach”. We will also be bringing it to life with a series of short videos with bloggers, PR professionals and their […]



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AMEC 2012 Dublin: Guinness, Geeks and Communications Measurement

by Hugh Anderson June 19, 2012 Digital PR

Actually, only two of the three in the title were really in abundance. Read on and you’ll see. Last week I had the pleasure of attending the 4th European Summit on Measurement in Dublin, a conference run by the International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communication (AMEC for short). When I first heard […]



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ROI: the Holy Grail of online PR measurement

by Hugh Anderson August 15, 2011 Blogger Relations

I never cease to be amazed by the lack of clarity, consistency or really anything robust when it comes to measuring all forms of online marketing efforts, especially PR. Online measurement – being at least one step further than ‘monitoring’ – is a hot topic and one that will get increasing attention in the coming […]



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AMEC European Summit on Measurement review: Part 2 of 3

by Hugh Anderson June 14, 2011 PR Measurement

All the component parts were in place: top quality speakers, delegates, and industry bodies, and a challenging agenda to build on the foundations laid in Barcelona in 2010. So what positives can be drawn? Arun Sudhaman’s review in The Holmes Report provides some stats on the definitive outcomes, but my take on the big wins […]



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AMEC European Summit on Measurement review: part 1 of 3

by Hugh Anderson June 13, 2011 PR Measurement

The Summit took place in Lisbon last week from 8th to 10th of June. Hosted by AMEC and IPR it was the follow up to the 2010 Summit that pronounced the Barcelona Measurement Principles. It was my first year in attendance and it promised a lot: A speaker list drawn from many industry leading companies: […]



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Measuring and Evaluating in Lisbon

by Hugh Anderson June 6, 2011 Blogger Relations

I’m off to Lisbon tomorrow for the International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communication (AMEC) 3rd annual European Summit on Measurement. This is where the big thinkers of digital communication expand on the theories and approaches to measurement. Except it should not just be theoretical – I am hoping that practical application will […]



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