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Garden Media’s Top Media Coverage in 2016

Posted by Stacey Pierson on Wed, Dec 28, 2016 @ 9:14 AM

This year is winding down, which means we’re busy as elves creating end-of-the-year reports. Getting earned media coverage meaningful for our clients is our number one priority as their public relations partner. 

All through the year, we aim to provide material helpful to our clients’ goals and bottom lines. We craft stories and press releases, work with key influencers and pitch our client’s key messages to gain coveted media placements, which is by far our top priority since these placements show our PR efforts visually.

We thought it would be fun to take a look at a few of our top media placements that we garnered this year, how each hit was achieved and why it mattered to our clients.

Drum roll please!

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Topics: PR Measurement, PR Strategy, pitching

Tips For Building Your Personal Brand

Posted by Stacey Pierson on Wed, Aug 17, 2016 @ 9:05 AM

I never thought of myself as a brand until recently. I’ve been in public relations for more than twenty years and without even realizing it, I’ve become my own personal brand that builds relationships and shares advice on social channels. And I’ve even secured my own personal web profile. 

When most people think of a brand today, a company is usually the first thing that pops into their heads. In the age of digital marketing, everyone can be their own brand.

Continue reading to learn how to create and maintain your personal brand.

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Topics: Public relations, branding, Digital Branding

How to Navigate the 7 C's of Social Media

Posted by Stacey Pierson on Tue, May 29, 2012 @ 2:32 PM

If social media is making your head spin, you're not alone. Social media and other Internet tools are still in the wild west stage. There are no rules. There are little analytics. And the players can pop out of nowhere, even surprising themselves with their instant Internet fame.

I'm not a math wizard, but this makes sense to me. 1X1 equals what? One! That's old media. No dialogue. No conversation. No engagement. Now let's say you share some news with 100 of your closest friends . . . and they share your news with 100 of their closest friends. Now that 1X1 becomes 1X100X100 or 10,000! That's why you want to put social media in your marketing tool box. You can reach incredible numbers with the click of a mouse.

If that's not convincing you to ramp up your social marketing, check out these facts:

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Topics: Public relations, creating content, internet marketing, internet media, social media, marketing

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