The New Rules of Marketing and PR: How to Use Social Media, Online Video, Mobile Applications, Blogs, News Releases, and Viral Marketing to Reach Buyers Directly

Author(s): David Meerman Scott


The international bestseller now in a new edition
When it comes to marketing, anything goes in the Digital Age, right? Well, not quite. While marketing and public relations tactics do seem to change overnight, every smart businessperson knows that it takes a lot more than the 'next big thing.'
The New Rules of Marketing & PR is an international bestseller with more than 375,000 copies sold in twenty-nine languages. In the latest edition of this pioneering guide to the future of marketing, you'll get a step-by-step action plan for leveraging the power of the latest approaches to generating attention for your idea or your business. You'll learn how get the right information to the right people at the right time at a fraction of the cost of traditional advertising.
The Internet continues to change the way people communicate and interact with each other, and if you're struggling to keep up with what's trending in social media, online videos, apps, blogs, or more, your product or service is bound to get lost in the ether. In The New Rules of Marketing & PR, you'll get access to the tried-and-true rules that will keep you ahead of the curve when using the latest and greatest digital spaces to their fullest PR, marketing, and customer-communications potential. Keeping in mind that your audience is savvy and crunched for time, this essential guide shows you how to cut through the online clutter to ensure that your message gets seen and heard.
Serves as the ideal resource for entrepreneurs, business owners, marketers, PR professionals, and non-profit managersOffers a wealth of compelling case studies and real-world examplesIncludes information on new platforms including Facebook Live and SnapchatShows both small and large organizations how to best use Web-based communication
Finally, everything you need to speak directly to your audience and establish a personal link with those who make your business work is in one place.


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DAVID MEERMAN SCOTT is the author of ten books including Real-Time Marketing & PR, The New Rules of Sales & Service, and Newsjacking. David's popular blog, advisory work with fast-growing companies, and speaking engagements around the world give him a singular perspective on how businesses are implementing new strategies to reach buyers directly and in real time.

I How the Web Has Changed the Rules of Marketing and PR
1 The Old Rules of Marketing and PR Are Ineffective in an Online World
Advertising: A Money Pit of Wasted Resources
One-Way Interruption Marketing Is Yesterday s Message
The Old Rules of Marketing
Public Relations Used to Be Exclusively about the Media
Public Relations and Third-Party Ink
Yes, the Media Are Still Important
Press Releases and the journalistic Black Hole
The Old Rules of PR
Learn to Ignore the Old Rules
2 The New Rules of Marketing and PR
The Most Important Communication Revolution in Human History
Open for Business
The Long Tail of Marketing
Tell Me Something I Don t Know, Please
Bricks-and-Mortar News
The Long Tail of PR
The New Rules of Marketing and PR
The Convergence of Marketing and PR on the Web
3 Reaching Your Buyers Directly
The Right Marketing in a Wired World
Let the World Know about Your Expertise
Develop Information Your Buyers Want to Consume
Big Birge Plumbing Company Crows Business in a Competitive Market
Buyer Personas: The Basics
Think Like a Publisher
Staying Connected with Members and the Community
Know the Coals and Let Content Drive Action
Real-Time Business at American Airlines Reaches Buyers Directly
II Web-Based Communications to Reach Buyers Directly
4 Social Media and Your Targeted Audience
What Is Social Media, Anyway?
Social Media Is a Cocktail Party
Upgrade to Canada Social Program Nabs Tourists from Other Countries
Social Networking and Agility
When Social Networking Doesn t Work: The Cannabis Business in America
The New Rules of job Search
How to Find a New job via Social Media
Social Networking Drives Adagio Teas Success
5 Blogs: Tapping Millions of Evangelists to Tell Your Story
Why You Still Need A Blog In The Age Of Social Networking
Blogs, Blogging, and Bloggers
A Blog (or Not a Blog)
California Lawyer Blogs to Build Authority and Drive More Business
Understanding Blogs in the World of the Web
The Four Uses of Blogs for Marketing and PR
Monitor Blogs Your Organization s Reputation Depends on It
Comment on Blogs to Get Your Viewpoint Out There
Bloggers Love Interesting Experiences
How to Reach Bloggers around the World
Do You Allow Employees to Send Email? How about Letting Them Blog?
Not Another Junky Blog
Get Started Today
6 Audio and Video Drive Action
Improv with the CIO
What University Should I Attend?
Building a Business One YouTube Video at a Time
Have Fun with Your Videos
Audio Content Delivery through Podcasting
Hack the Entrepreneur Podcast Delivers New Customers for Host s Business
Grammar Girl Podcast
7 Going Viral: The Web Helps Audiences Catch the Fever
Minty-Fresh Explosive Marketing
Monitoring the Blogosphere for Viral Eruptions
Creating a World Wide Rave
Rules of the Rave
Film Producer Creates a World Wide Rave by Making Soundtrack Free for Download
Using Creative Commons to Facilitate Mashups and Spread Your Ideas
Viral Buzz for Fun and Profit
The Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese Sandwich and jerry Garcia s Toilet
Clip This Coupon for$1 Million Off Fort Myers, Florida, Home
When You Have Explosive News, Make It Go Viral
8 The Content-Rich Website
Political Advocacy on the Web
Content: The Focus of Successful Websites
Reaching a Global Marketplace
Make Your Site Mobile Friendly
Putting It All Together with Content
Great Websites: More Art Than Science
9 Marketing and PR in Real Time
Real-Time Marketing and PR
John Green Thumps Tom Cruise
Develop Your Real- Time Mind-Set
Real-Time Blog Post Drives $ 1 Million in New Business
The Time Is Now
Snapchat for Business
Crowdsourced Support
III Action Plan for Harnessing the Power of the New Rules
10 You Are What You Publish: Building Your Marketing and PR Plan
What Are Your Organization s Goals?
Buyer Personas and Your Organization
The Buyer Persona Profile
How Beko Develops Products Global Consumers Are Eager to Buy
Reaching Senior Executives
The Importance of Buyer Personas in Web Marketing
In Your Buyers Own Words
What Do You Want Your Buyers to Believe?
Developing Content to Reach Buyers
Marketing Strategy Planning Template
The New Rules of Measurement
Asking Your Buyer for a Date
Measuring the Power of Free
What You Should Measure
Stop Thinking of Content Creation as a Marketing Expense
In 2016, the Best Marketer Was Elected President
Stick to Your Plan
11 Growing Your Business: How Marketing and PR Drive Sales
It s Time for a Sales Transformation
How Web Content Influences the Buying Process
Tips for Creating a Buyer-Centric Website
Step 1: Sales Begin with Informational Content
Step 2: A Friendly Nudge
Step 3: Closing the Deal
An Open-Source Marketing Model
Salespeople as Content Curators
Your Company s Salesperson-in-Chief
Educating Your Salespeople about the New Buying Process
Registration or Not? Data from an E-Book Offer
Close the Sale Continue the Conversation
Measure and Improve
How a Content Strategy Crew Business by 50 Percent in One Year
12 Strategies for Creating Awesome Content
Ways to Get your Information Out There
How to Create Thoughtful Content
How Raytheon Uses journalists to Create Interesting Content
Content Creation in Highly Regulated Industries
Leveraging Thought Leaders outside Your Organization
Who Wrote That Awesome White Paper?
How Much Money Does Your Buyer Make?
13 How to Write for Your Buyers
An Analysis of Gobbledygook
Poor Writing: How Did We Get Here?
Effective Writing for Marketing and PR
The Power of Writing Feedback (from Your Blog)
Injecting Humor into Product Descriptions
Brand journalism at Boeing
14 Social Networking as Marketing
Television s Eugene Mirman Is Very Nice and Likes Seafood
Facebook: Not just for Students
How to Use Facebook to Market Your Product or Service
Increase Engagements with Facebook Groups and Apps
Why Google Plus Is Important for Your Business
Check Out My Linkedln Profile
Tweet Your Thoughts to the World
Boston2024 Olympic Bid Squashed by Social Media
Social Networking and Personal Branding
The CIA joins Twitter
The Sharing More Than Selling Rule
Connecting with Fans
How Amanda Palmer Raised a Million Dollars via Social Networking
Which Social Networking Site Is Right for You?
You Can t Go to Every Party, So Why Even Try?
Optimizing Social Networking Pages
Integrate Social Media into an Offline Conference or Event
Build a Passionate Fan Base
Social Networking and Crisis Communications
Why Participating in Social Media Is Like Exercise
15 Blogging to Reach Your Buyers
What Should You Blog About?
Blogging Ethics and Employee Blogging Guidelines
Blogging Basics: What You Need to Know to Get Started
Pimp Out Your Blog
Building an Audience for Your New Blog
Tag, and Your Buyer Is It
Cities That Blog
Blogging outside North America
What Are You Waiting For?
16 An Image Is Worth a Thousand Words
Photographs as Compelling Content Marketing
Images of Real People Work Better Than Inane Stock Photos
How to Market an Expensive Product with Original Photographs
Why I Love Instagram
Marketing Your Product With Photos On Instagram
Sharing with Pinterest
The Power of SlideShare for Sharing Your Ideas
17 Video and Podcasting Made, Well, as Easy as Possible
Video and Your Buyers
Business-Casual Video
Stop Obsessing over Video Release Forms
Your Smartphone Is All You Need
Facebook Live Is Great for Real-Time Content Marketing
Video to Showcase Your Expertise
Getting Started with Video
Video Created for Buyers Generates Sales Leads
Podcasting 101
18 How to Use News Releases to Reach Buyers Directly
News Releases in a Web World
The New Rules of News Releases
If They Find You, They Will Come
Driving Buyers into the Sales Process
Developing Your News Release Strategy
Publishing News Releases through a Distribution Service
Reach Even More Interested Buyers with RSS Feeds
Simultaneously Publish Your News Releases to Your Website
The Importance of Links in Your News Releases
Focus on the Keywords and Phrases Your Buyers Use
Include Appropriate Social Media Tags
If It s Important Enough to Tell the Media, Tell Your Clients and Prospects, Too!
19 Your Newsroom: A Front Door for Much More Than the Media
Your Newsroom as (Free) Search Engine Optimization
Reaching Reporters and Editors and Telling Your Story
Best Practices for Newsrooms
Ontario University Shines Spotlight on Faculty Researchers
A Newsroom to Reach journalists, Customers, and Bloggers
20 The New Rules for Reaching the Media
Re:, Nontargeted Pitches, and Other Sleazy Tactics
The New Rules of Media Relations
Blogs and Media Relations
How Blog Mentions Drive Mainstream Media Stories
Launching Ideas with the U.S. Air Force
How to Pitch the Media
21 Newsjacking Your Way into the Media
Journalists Are Looking for What You Know
Get Your Take on the News into the Marketplace of Ideas
How to Find News to jack
When the Story Is Already (Sort of) about You
Twitter Is Your Newsjacking Tool
Beware: Newsjacking Can Damage Your Brand
Newsjacking for Fun and Profit
22 Search Engine Marketing
Making the First Page on Google
Search Engine Optimization
Own Your Marketing Assets Instead of Renting Them
The Long Tail of Search
Carve Out Your Own Search Engine Real Estate
Web Landing Pages to Drive Action
Optimizing the Past
Search Engine Marketing in a Fragmented Business
23 Make It Happen
Your Mind-Set
The journey from a Traditional Marketing Executive to a Modern CMO
Manage Your Fear
Getting the Help You Need (and Rejecting What You Don t)
Bringing It All Together: Brand Journalism at Cleveland Metropolitan School District
Great for Any Organization
Now It s Your Turn
Acknowledgments for the Sixth Edition
About the Author
Master Newsjacking Course
Have David Meerman Scott Speak at Your Next Event!

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  • : John Wiley & Sons Inc
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