The 17 most popular Muck Rack posts in 2017

Dec 28, 2017
The 17 most popular Muck Rack posts in 2017

It’s hard to believe that another year has flown by!

In 2017, we published more than 160 posts here on the Muck Rack blog.

Before we officially welcome a new year, let's give 2017 a proper send-off by taking a look back at some of our most popular posts from the year.

We've determined the top 17 blog posts for the year based on Google Analytics web traffic and included some fun social sharing stats (including how many journalists shared a post!) using the Muck Rack Bookmarklet where you can find out who's sharing any link in one click by installing Muck Rack in your browser.

The top 17 Muck Rack posts in 2017

1. The top 25 public relations blogs by Jessica Lawlor (650 social shares)

2. The full list of DNAInfo and Gothamist journalists to hire by Andrew Mercier (261 social shares)

3. What journalists may not know about what PR people do by Tim O’Brien (485 social shares)

4. The 2017 state of journalism on Twitter by Andrew Mercier (98 social shares)

5. A former TV reporter says, “Here’s how ‘the media’ really works” by Christina Nicholson (35 social shares)

6. 5 secrets of effective PR pros by Tim O’Brien (269 social shares)

7. Are infographics on their deathbed? by John Egan (81 social shares)

8. The official list of journalists not going to SXSW 2017 by Hana Muasher (3 social shares)

9. A guide for journalists covering protests by Geoffrey King and Martin Shelton (80 social shares)

10. The unbelievable list of skills required by a modern journalist by Mark Schiefelbein (157 social shares)

11. New Muck Rack survey: 72% of journalists say they are optimistic about the future by Jessica Lawlor (75 social shares)

12. Straight from the journalist’s mouth: 10 tips to help you with your media outreach by Michelle Garrett (65 social shares)

13. Please stop promising your clients media coverage by Michelle Garrett (195 social shares)

14. The danger in pitching news that isn't news (And 4 ways to break the cycle) by Michelle Garrett (224 social shares)

15. Can't land your pitch? 3 tactics to try after a rejection by Nicole Fallon (121 social shares)

16. Want local TV coverage? Here's what not to do by Tim O’Brien (67 social shares)

17. 60 Minutes correspondent Lesley Stahl on journalism’s new rules of engagement by Jeanne Wolf (89 social shares)

Want to see your name on our top posts list next year? Become a Muck Rack guest contributor! If you’re interested in writing for Muck Rack, check out our submission guidelines and send us a pitch!

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CEO at JL&Co. Founder of the #GetGutsy blog. Managing editor at @thewritelife & @muckrack. @templeuniv adjunct, alum & @templewomen founder. Yoga teacher.

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