The Strategy of PR Monitoring: Boolean, Keywords & Real Time Alerts

We’ve asked ourselves the question: Why monitor? (In case you missed it – catch up here.) Now, let’s address how to monitor. The most successful monitoring strategies take full advantage of the search for mentions. We’ve found the following components best maximize your efforts: Keywords, Boolean and real-time alerts. Keywords  The most important aspect of […]

The #IceBucketChallenge: Four PR Ingredients to this Viral Campaign

When Pete Frates, my family friend and the original organizer of the Ice Bucket Challenge, was diagnosed with ALS in 2012, he told his family: “This is an opportunity for us to make a difference.”  Pete was only 27-years-old then, and diagnosed with a terminal disease, he called it “an opportunity.” Today Pete can no […]