The 10 most popular Muck Rack posts in 2016

The 10 most popular Muck Rack posts in 2016

Believe it or not, it's almost time to say goodbye to 2016 and welcome a new year!

Here at Muck Rack, we’re certainly proud of everything we’ve accomplished this year. With more than 130 feature blog posts published by more than 50 guest contributors, it has been quite a year here on the Muck Rack blog.

Before we officially say hello to 2017, let's send off 2016 in style by taking a look back at some of our most popular posts from the past year.

We've determined the top 10 blog posts based on Google Analytics web traffic. However, we've also included 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. 

Without further ado...the top 10 Muck Rack posts in 2016:

1. America now has nearly 5 PR people for every reporter, double the rate from a decade ago by Mike Rosenberg (1,190 social shares!)

2. The one thing you should never ask a reporter prior to an interview by Tim O’Brien (586 social shares)

3. Tweets from real journalists: how not to pitch us by Michelle Garrett (297 social shares)

4. Media outlets and journalists on Snapchat: here's who you should follow by Kelsey Leavey (54 social shares)

5. Nine things that make PR people want to cry by Michelle Garrett (358 social shares)

6. Best productivity apps: journalism edition by Antonio Tooley (120 social shares)

7. PR pros vs. journalists: pet peeve showdown by Jennifer Mattern (165 social shares)

8. Perfecting the pitch: 26,000 pitches reveal what editors want by Andrea Lehr (101 social shares)

9. Yes, reporters, you need to answer your emails by Nicole Fallon Taylor (306 social shares)

10. Five books professional communicators must read by Kenna Griffin (534 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!

Do you have a favorite Muck Rack post from the past year? Let us know in the comments below!

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