Well, hello there, April! Anyone have a touch of spring fever? Me too.
Let's find our focus and take a look at the top PR/journalism posts around the web from the month of March. Also, stick around to discover the top five stories from right here on the Muck Rack blog.
1. The Relevancy Filter: Your Brand’s Strategic Guide for Mastering Instagram’s New Algorithm: About a week ago, Instagram users were inundated with "turn on your post notifications" posts from brands and individuals alike. Natalie Cullings of SHIFT Communications details Instagram's algorithm changes and what it means for brands.
2. The Explosive Result When Virtual Reality Meets Marketing: Have you been paying attention to the phenomenon that is virtual reality? Get on board! It's coming- fast. Pete Borum discusses the opportunities for marketers who become early adopters for the Spin Sucks blog.
3. Case Study: Amplify Media Relations with Paid Social Advertising: Media relations + paid social advertising = a winning combination, especially in this case study from Heather Whaling of Geben Communication.
5. 6 Ways to Rock (And Ruin) Influencer Collaborations: In 2016, it's all about collaborations. Ali Grant of Be Social PR explains how to rock (and ruin) an influencer collab over on the PR Couture blog.
Did we miss anything? Share your favorite PR and journalism links from the month of March in the comments below. Tip us off to other great posts for future link roundups by shooting us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jessica Lawlor is the features editor for the Muck Rack blog. She is a communications professional, writer, personal branding expert and speaker in the Philadelphia area. After six years in the corporate PR world, Jessica left her job to run her own communications agency, blog/brand and teach yoga. She blogs at JessicaLawlor.com about getting gutsy: stepping outside your comfort zone to reach your goals and live a life that makes you truly happy.
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