April 30th, 2020 | 45 mins 19 secs
digital pr, media relations, news, public relations
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 in the United States and the UK.
I interview Daniel Johnson-Kim and Rick Maughan, Heads of Editorial and Media Liaison at 72Point Inc, New York, to discuss the changes at the major news-desks and how to sensitively navigate them.
April 24th, 2020 | 37 mins 57 secs
digital marketing, digital pr, jim hawker, marketing, online marketing, paid media, pr, pr tips, public relations, stella bayles, threepipe
An interview with Jim Hawker, co-founder of Threepipe, on why helping their clients become more visible on Amazon has helped grow their agency.
February 27th, 2020 | 38 mins 11 secs
digital marketing, digital pr, marketing, online marketing, paid media, pr, pr tips, public relations, shanna apitz, stella bayles
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 has helped hundreds of US brands grow their business through interactive and integrated campaigns.
I wanted to find out how a leading paid agency approach earned media, where Shanna thinks paid and PR fit in the marketing mix, how the two specialisms should work together, and how powerful an integrated campaign can be for a business.
December 31st, 2019 | 45 mins 21 secs
affiliate marketing, affiliates, digital marketing, digital pr, marketing, online marketing, pr, pr tips, public relations, revenue share, rich leigh, stella bayles, will roberts
In this episode, I interview Rich Leigh and Will Roberts, who leads Radioactive Talent, a new arm of UK PR agency Radioactive. I find out how they're bringing years of influencer and publisher knowledge from PR and merging it with Will’s expertise in affiliates and revenue share deals to start a new comms offering for clients in 2020.
If you haven't heard of affiliates before, don't worry. The guys explain exactly how the process works for agencies, brands and influencers.
If you're looking for inspiration for next year's growth, look no further.
September 10th, 2019 | 38 mins 34 secs
app pr, digital marketing, pr, pr measurement, public relations
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 CEO of Hectare, an agriculture technology business along with his PR agency lead, Jon Lonsdale at Octopus Group to find out how their working relationship formed an international campaign.
July 26th, 2019 | 32 mins 41 secs
influencers, instagram, public relations, scott guthrie, social media marketing
'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 industry. Lucy Piper, a 19 year old PR consultant from TalkerTailorTroubleMaker also shares her and her friends experiences of following influencers throughout their teenage years and now working with them in PR.
July 11th, 2019 | 35 mins 56 secs
digital pr, jerrid grimm, media relations, news, paid media, peso, public relations, stella bayles
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 area of marketing where PR meets paid and editorial stories can be boosted to a bigger audience.
June 5th, 2019 | 24 mins 58 secs
content marketing, elliott kurjan, instagram influencer, instagram marketing, marketing, meme, meme marketing, public relations, ricky williams, social, social media marketing, wagyu social
The start of Love Island, Trump visiting & the shock loss for Antony Joshua this week has seen the meme machines in action on social media this week. 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 are the brains behind the growth of huge Instagram accounts including Ladbible and UniLad. Elliott is also the meme-king that runs Instagram profile 'Awful Banter'. They know what creates the thumb-stopper moment!
Now working with brands, Elliott and Ricky explain what 'meme marketing' is, how to do it and the huge reach and engagement a brand can expect from this form of communication.
May 24th, 2019 | 38 mins 25 secs
danny bell, digital marketing, digital pr, marketing, online marketing, pr, pr tips, public relations, social marketing, stella bayles, tv production, video content
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 and social platforms.
In this episode, Stella interviews Danny on the development of TV and online video consumption, the change in brand involvement and how audience engagement is leading the change.
March 8th, 2019 | 20 mins 44 secs
katie paine, marketing, pr, pr measurement, pr metrics, pr tips, public relations, social media, stella bayles
Stella interviews Katie Paine (aka queen of metrics) on social media measurement. They discuss what metrics we should be using and how to attribute business success.