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PROI: What Does It Mean?

As you may have seen on our website, e-signatures and newsletters, P4 Group is one of a handful of Australian agencies that are a part of PROI Worldwide – a network of international, independently owned agencies, with over 75 partner agencies across five continents, 50 countries and 100+ cities But what does being a part of this cohort actually mean, and how does it benefit our staff, clients and agency as a whole  To help you better understand, below are five of the pros of being a PROI member: 1 We’re leading the way: PROI partners are usually the leading, or largest, independent PR firms in their markets and must meet stringent criteria before they are approved for membership

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paid media, publicist

Paid, Owned and Earned Media – What’s the Difference?

When it comes to public relations, there are three main types of media we use as communication channels; paid, owned and earned media Each type is very distinct and has its own pros and cons, but a good digital media strategy makes use of all three We’ve outlined the differences between the three so you can decide which media type (or combination of media types!) will work best for your business Paid Media Paid media is any form of paid advertising - social media, online marketing tools and search engine advertising, just to name a few Paid media is a great way to start your marketing journey, as it will increase exposure for your brand and content, and drive traffic to your website and

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brand marketing, brand strategy, design

How to Maintain Consistency for Your Brand Online

One of the most important aspects of building and establishing yourself (or your company) as a brand is consistency Consistency and cohesiveness build credibility and brand recognition within your target audience As today’s online environment is so saturated with content, it’s important to stand out and be recognisable across all platforms, while remaining true to your brand Here are our top tips to achieving consistency across your online platforms Give your brand some personality A sure-fire way to stand out from the crowd is to give your online platforms some personality! While it’s important to remain professional, the nature of social media is more personable and conversational

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marketing communications

7 Things Every Communications Professional Wants You To Know About Their Job

Despite what Absolutely Fabulous may have led you to believe, being a publicist is not all champagne and fashion shows (although admittedly, there is some of that) As a communications professional, we spend most of our time researching, planning, talking, pitching, strategising, writing, briefing, networking and reporting – while the reality may not be as glamorous as the job title suggests, it’s undoubtedly a labour of love Based on real-life conversations and scenarios, here are seven things we wish family and friends could understand about communications professionals: 1 “How can you possibly send that many emails in one day” When I say I sent 300 emails today, I’m not

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Perfect Story Placement: Our Top 5 Tips

One essential thing to know in this industry is the necessity of a good story and how to get it published where you want it to be A perfectly placed and delivered story can do wonders for your client – it builds their brand, positions them as experts and thought leaders, and increases their credibility However, getting your story noticed can be a challenge with journos, who often receive hundreds of pitch emails per day Here are a few top tips to ensure your story ideas stand out from the rest 1 Know your audience What is your story about and who do you want to read it Do some research – make sure that when you’re searching for the ideal media outlet to pitch your story to, you

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