Welcome to Digital Citizen’s blog – PR WARRIOR:  On the Frontline of the Communications Revolution.  PR Warrior is one of Australia’s longest-running and most popular marketing blogs.  Established in 2007, PR Warrior is a dynamic online hub for all things PR, social media, content marketing, thought leadership and personal branding. 

“Trevor Young has built PR Warrior into one of the world’s foremost showcases of what can be achieved at the intersection of public relations and social media.” – SMART COMPANY

128 Relentless slowburn: How Steve Vallas builds visibility, influence and trust one event at a time

Steve Vallas, the founder of Honey Digital, is quietly but surely making his mark in the Blockchain technology space. A qualified lawyer with a background in business strategy and digital marketing, Steve is developing a reputation as the Blockchain go-to guy in Australia. He has done this through relentless self-education, as well as proactively building

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127 How to win at Facebook advertising with Myles Harris

Myles Harris is my go-to-guy for everything Facebook advertising. He’s a data geek who loves nothing more than digging into the back-end of Facebook’s advertising platform to uncover what’s working and what’s not with his clients’ ads, and then optimising to get a desired result. In this episode, Myles and I dig in deep on

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It’s terrific to see that social media is still SOCIAL!

I’m an unabashed social media purist.  Always have been, from the early days of Twitter in 2007-12 when connection, conversation and community really meant something. And while I still love social media, it’s certainly not as pure and authentic as it used to be, not with the proliferation of one-way brand marketers, spammers, get-rich-quick merchants,

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What is PR?

What the heck is PR? I bet if you asked 20 people in the street what PR is, you’ll get 20 different answers. Actually, no, scratch that. You’d probably get variations of the one answer that goes something like this: “PR is about getting your name in the press.” Not true, and it’s why so

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What happens when we look at content marketing through a PR lens

All too often, in a short-term bid to grow sales, score votes or generate donations, businesses and organisations neglect the things that underpin the achievement of the commercial goals we so desperately seek. For example: INCREASED brand recognition and top-of-mind awareness. ENHANCED personal or organisational reputation. GROWING influence and authority in the marketplace. HEIGHTENED advocacy

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124 Get back an hour in every day with Les ‘Timelord’ Watson

Building one’s visibility and influence in today’s reputation economy takes time and effort. As if we’re not busy enough with day-to-day demands of our job, we need to factor in creating content, interacting with people on social media, preparing for and delivering speeches et al. In short, the demands on our time have never been

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We’re not listening. We do not care.

  We are the # 1 {INSERT SECTOR} agency. We are the {INSERT SECTOR} leader. We are global thought leaders in {INSERT SECTOR}. We are a leading award-winning {INSERT SECTOR} agency. We are Australia’s top {INSERT SECTOR HERE} business. We are the Australia’s leading {INSERT SECTOR} company. We are renowned experts in {INSERT SECTOR}. Sure!

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123 LinkedIn marketing for thought leaders with Lucy Bingle

Lucy Bingle has 20 years marketing experience and is a LinkedIn marketing expert. She is passionate about helping companies succeed in amplifying their brand, reaching their target audience and growing their business. In this interview with Trevor Young, Lucy walks us through what’s required to succeed in using LinkedIn to market your brand and your

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