PR Resolution

Podcast

With host Stella Bayles

The straight-talking Public Relations podcast that gives you the information you need to find your own PR direction.

Host Stella Bayles

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Storytelling With Data

with Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic

Public Relations professionals excel in storytelling. PR has a reputation for not using data as well as other marketing disciplines. So when Stella came across the wisdom of Cole Nussbaumer Knaflic, author, founder & CEO of ‘storytelling with data’, she had to interview her on the PR Resolution Podcast. Cole is the author of the […]

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Recent episodes —

Episode 19

How to sell in to news desks during a pandemic

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The PR industry has had to adapt to a huge change recently. Not only have many comms strategies had to change, we’ve never had a news agenda like this. In this episode I’m joined by news experts from 72Point, part of SWNS Media Group which is an independent press agency working directly with major news-desks […]

Episode 18

Why FMCG (fast-moving consumer goods) PR should be Amazon-ready

with Jim Hawker

Since the world went into lockdown, millions have turned to Amazon. The online retailer is due to release sales and profit figures on 30 April, however analysts have already forecast a sales increase of at least 22%. It’s been predicted that during the pandemic Amazon has experienced sales of $10,000 every second, day and night! […]

Episode 17

How PR should work with paid media

with Shanna Apitz

It’s 2020, integrated marketing is the norm, but could we be delivering better campaigns if we understood paid media better? In this episode I interview Shanna Apitz, the Executive Creative Director and head of innovation at Hunt Adkins, a paid media specialist agency in Minnesota. Having developed her career in the paid media space, Shanna […]

Episode 16

A simple guide to attribution

with Russell McAthy

In this episode I step out of Public Relations and interview an expert in marketing measurement; Russell McAthy. Russell has been helping businesses attribute success (often revenue) to various lines of marketing for years. Without his insight into customer behaviour, millions in marketing budgets are likely to have been misspent. The term ‘attribution’ has come […]

Episode 15

Should you be affiliate marketing in 2020?

with Rich Leigh & Will Roberts

We’ve seen a lot of development in comms techniques in 2019. However, one area of digital marketing I didn’t expect to hear in PR merging was affiliate marketing. That was until I interviewed Rich Leigh and Will Roberts at Radioactve Talent in December 2019. After that meeting, the marketing mix completely made sense! I went […]

Episode 14

PR measurement: Sentiment analysis explained

with Steph Bridgeman & Maya Koleva

Sentiment is a crucial part of measuring Public Relations. It’s the process of understanding if a brand is being described in a positive or negative light. But what if you’re in a crisis team and most of your clips are expected to be negative? Or you’re running a youth campaign and the social posts include […]

Episode 13

Tinder for cows

with Doug Bairner & Jon Lonsdale

In many cases, Public Relations objectives are often set by a marketing team with little involvement from the CEO. So what happens when a PR agency not only has access to the CEO but they come up with a PR campaign together? You get, Tinder for Cows! In this episode, I interview Doug Bairner, the […]

Episode 12

How much influence is left on Insta?

with Scott Guthrie

‘Instagram influencer’ is no longer just a marketing term. Parents fear them, young people want to be them and the press seem to loathe them. But with so much attention how much influence do they still hold? In this episode I get two opinions. Scott Guthrie, an influencer marketing consultant share his views on the […]

Episode 11

How to make your news story last longer

with Jerrid Grimm

With the more content being generated than ever before our hard-earned editorial coverage is being buried on publisher sites faster than you can say ‘public relations’! But what if there was a way to keep it in front of people for longer? In this episode, I interview Jerrid Grimm, co-founder of Pressboard on an emerging […]

Episode 10

Should you be meme marketing?

with Elliott Kurjan & Ricky Williams

With shows like Love Island in full swing this summer, the meme machines have been in action on social media. But should memes be part of brand marketing? In this episode, I interview Elliott Kurjan & Ricky Williams, the duo behind a new agency Wagyu social. Ricky & Elliott are experts in Instagram influence. They […]

Episode 9

Can PR make TV?

with Danny Bell

Stella interviews Danny Bell, a video director, and producer in the UK and US. He’s produced popular shows such as Big Brother and LOVEIsland and had work featured on major TV channels including MTV, C4, ITV, Sky, and NBC. Danny is increasingly working with agencies and brand teams on creating editorial video content for online […]

Episode 8

Social media measurement tips from the queen of metrics

with Katie Paine

Stella interviews Katie Paine (aka queen of metrics) on social media measurement. Having led the charge on social and PR measurement development for almost 30 years Katie has picked up the well-deserved title of ‘queen of metrics’. Katie shares her thoughts on why impressions are a misleading metric in reports and how PR teams can […]

Episode 7

The US news industry & how it affects PR

with Jim Rich

In this episode, I interview SWNS Media Group news editor Jim Rich on his career and experiences in the US news industry. The former New York Daily News Editor-in-Chief was once named one of the most powerful people in New York media by The Hollywood Reporter. He has seen the industry go through huge changes […]

Episode 6

Creating an award-winning PR agency with Steve Strickland

with Steve Strickland

Steve Strickland is the co-founder of the new award-winning PR agency Talker Tailor Trouble Maker. He has led the agency for two years alongside partner and long term colleague, Gary Wheeldon. Before starting Talker Tailor Steve held three creative director roles at agencies; Weber Shandwick, freuds and most recently M&C Saatchi PR. Where he was […]

Episode 5

The PESO model explained (paid, earned, shared, owned)

with Gini Dietrich

Gini Dietrich is the founder and CEO of Arment Dietrich communications, editor of one of the most popular US PR sites, Spin Sucks and has been pioneering paid earned social and owned (PESO) strategies in communications for years. Gini sets PESO strategies for businesses as well as trains PR pros on how to build plans, […]

Episode 4

How Diageo measures marketing activity

with James Alexander

Stella Bayles interviews James Alexander, the head of influence and advocacy at global drinks business Diageo. Stella and James discuss the multi-channel marketing campaigns Diageo run and why measurement of the activity is so key to the business. Stella finds out how Diageo marketing teams and agencies use a version of the PESO (paid, earned, […]

Episode 3

PR Measurement with AMEC

with Nicole Moreo

Stella interviews Nicole Moreo, who is North American chair of AMEC and one of Ketchum’s global research and analytics leaders on PR measurement. Stella finds out how PR teams can gauge how well they’re analysing their communications activity and compare it with others in the industry through a new free tool from AMEC. Nicole also […]

Episode 2

Inbound PR

with Iliyana Stavera

Podcast host, Stella Bayles interviews HubSpot’s Global Partner Program Manager, Iliyana Stareva on new Public Relation’s approach ‘Inbound’. Coming from a traditional PR background and now working in software whilst consulting agencies, Iliyana is an expert in the techniques of Inbound PR. She believes this is more powerful for brands than traditional proactive media relations […]

Episode 1

AI in PR

with Adam Hirsch

This episode of the PR Resolution podcast covers the whole spectrum of artificial intelligence and how it’s affecting Public Relations now and in the future. Stella interviews technology expert Adam Hirsch on the topic. Together they cover how PR teams should be talking to clients and stakeholders about AI, the difference between automation, technology and […]