Caliber Group has launched CaliberPulse.com to help businesses stay abreast of the latest consumer behaviors, opinions and marketing trends to survive and thrive. Our agency excels at building brands and relationships. We’re well versed in the use of both traditional and social media to educate, influence or persuade audiences. To deliver an effective message, we know you have to understand your clients/customers: what they want and what they need.
What can you expect to find on CaliberPulse.com?
- National, regional and local consumer behavior trends and opinions.
- Insider marketing, public relations and Web marketing trends and tips.
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The Newspaper Business Continues to Evolve as Digital Media Grows
In two very different newsrooms in two very different cities, digital media is stepping in to help "old media" compete in the new world of news content and delivery.
June 20, 2013
Increase Your Chances of Media Exposure Success
Successfully pitching a story to the media and achieving the coverage you hoped for is tough. Even the seasoned public relations pro know there’s no guarantee their pitch will make it to print or television. Reporters are bombarded with story ideas and, along with their editors; they must sift through the story suggestions (not to mention cover the stories that are banging at their doors) and find the ones newsworthy enough to follow.
January 17, 2013
A PR Professional’s Best Friend: HARO
Newspaper layoffs; One reporter on three beats; The journalism landscape has changed and the practice of public relations has to change with it. These days getting a lead story comes down to relationships. Or, does it? Perhaps it comes down to seeing the right lead at the right time, to putting yourself and your client in the way of opportunity. PR pros must be more “plugged in” than ever before. HARO will help. HARO, or Help A Reporter Out, has changed the way public relations professionals pitch journalists. Over 5,000 journalists nationwide use HARO to locate experts for on-air interviews, article quotes, and more via an email blast distributed to over 56,000 resources three times a day. The best part: HARO is free.
March 31, 2011
Google: No More “You Already Wrote a Story on That?”
Google has recently added the ability to search news by a journalist's byline, which could help the savvy PR practitioner improve on his/her message strategy and media relations. It can be embarrassing to call a reporter about your client's great new service and find out they covered a similar story in the past week. Not to mention the eye roll you can feel coming over the phone connection as the reporter tells you, "been there, done that." Rather than getting caught for not having done your research, you now can search a month's worth of any journalist's articles. Doing so enables a savvy PR executive to craft a story pitch to his/her target reporter - the way it's supposed to be done.
July 8, 2009