media relations REWIRED Presented by Christine Benton & Mike Pilarz, Burson-Marsteller
Rinse and repeat Idea leads to pitch Pitch leads to story Story goes on the wall media relations 1.0
but what about the  reaction  to those stories?
pop quiz: a story you’ve been working on for weeks is finally published… what’s your next move?
“ Maybe post it on my Facebook profile if I’m really proud of it.” "Read the entire article, check for inaccuracies, ...
things have changed have we?
Via PostRank engagement is booming
but it’s shifting off-site Via PostRank
“ We are all human aggregators now.” - Nick Bilton,  New York Times , January 22, 2010
shouldn’t we be listening?
Idea leads to pitch Pitch leads to story media relations rewired Rinse and repeat Story goes on the wall
media relations rewired
the new media relations toolbox <ul><li>Topsy.com </li></ul><ul><li>TweetMeme.com </li></ul><ul><li>Backtype.com/connect <...
lessons where should we engage? who did we reach? where are our fans? how far did it spread?
challenges scale facebook change resistance to change
questions? [email_address] @ChristineBenton [email_address] @MikePilarz Our blog: www.HaroldsKids.Wordpress.com
photos & sources <ul><li>http://www.istockphoto.com/file_closeup.php?id=8403566 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sxc.hu/photo/...
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  • While the media may have changed – we’re no longer sending pitches via snail mail and more and more of our stories are appearing online – the model hasn’t changed much at all.
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  • Transcript of "Media Relations Rewired"

    1. 1. media relations REWIRED Presented by Christine Benton & Mike Pilarz, Burson-Marsteller
    2. 2. Rinse and repeat Idea leads to pitch Pitch leads to story Story goes on the wall media relations 1.0
    3. 3. but what about the reaction to those stories?
    4. 4. pop quiz: a story you’ve been working on for weeks is finally published… what’s your next move?
    5. 5. “ Maybe post it on my Facebook profile if I’m really proud of it.” &quot;Read the entire article, check for inaccuracies, analyze the content and tone. Finally, package up for client review.&quot; &quot;Go outside, get a coffee, and take a 15 minute break. Or maybe call it a day and grab a beer.”
    6. 6. things have changed have we?
    7. 7. Via PostRank engagement is booming
    8. 8. but it’s shifting off-site Via PostRank
    9. 9. “ We are all human aggregators now.” - Nick Bilton, New York Times , January 22, 2010
    10. 10. shouldn’t we be listening?
    11. 11. Idea leads to pitch Pitch leads to story media relations rewired Rinse and repeat Story goes on the wall
    12. 12. media relations rewired
    13. 13. the new media relations toolbox <ul><li>Topsy.com </li></ul><ul><li>TweetMeme.com </li></ul><ul><li>Backtype.com/connect </li></ul><ul><li>IceRocket.com </li></ul><ul><li>Blogsearch.google.com </li></ul><ul><li>Baked-in URL search </li></ul><ul><li>For everything else: </li></ul><ul><li>Google.com/alerts </li></ul><ul><li>FemToo.com </li></ul>
    14. 14. lessons where should we engage? who did we reach? where are our fans? how far did it spread?
    15. 15. challenges scale facebook change resistance to change
    16. 16. questions? [email_address] @ChristineBenton [email_address] @MikePilarz Our blog: www.HaroldsKids.Wordpress.com
    17. 17. photos & sources <ul><li>http://www.istockphoto.com/file_closeup.php?id=8403566 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sxc.hu/photo/190593 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1083865 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sportsgalleryweb.com/images/framing/newspaper_large.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=download&id=971126 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sportsgalleryweb.com/images/framing/newspaper_large.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/b-tal/163450213/sizes/o/ </li></ul><ul><li>h ttp://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=download&id=1206710 </li></ul><ul><li> http://www.sxc.hu/photo/630271 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/igrigorik/measuring-engagement-of-the-social-web-20072009?from=ss_embed </li></ul><ul><li>http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/01/22/adding-controlled-serendipity-to-the-web/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sxc.hu/photo/1195551 </li></ul><ul><li>http://techcrunch.com/2010/04/17/cloudmades-openstreetmap-surges-on-wikipedia-like-user-passion/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=download&id=1131839 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/jpowers65/3602148271/sizes/o/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=download&id=921297 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=download&id=631880 </li></ul><ul><li>http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2399/2075940741_fefbae3035_o.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sxc.hu/photo/904104 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flickr.com/photos/porsupah/4365802719/sizes/o/ </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sxc.hu/browse.phtml?f=download&id=978180 </li></ul>

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