GroupHigh: Research and Track Your Blogger Outreach

Colleague Chris Abraham wrote about a blogger outreach solution called GroupHigh. GroupHigh‘s online platform provides all the elements you need to do blogger outreach. GroupHigh enables you to find bloggers easily for your outreach campaigns through their real-time blog search and filtering interface. Data includes topics, localization, blog information, social accounts, fan and follower data, organic search authority (from Moz) and traffic stats from and Alexa. The platform allows users to find, track and

PressRush: The Polite Pitching Platform for Journalist Outreach

Every day I receive dozens of pitches in my inbox. Many of them are poorly written, most aren’t relevant to my site, but there’s always a nugget of gold in the pile of PR spam so I pay attention. I received a pitch this week where the email appeared quite a bit different and provided a positive pitch experience for me. I love this opportunity to inform the public relations firm at the other end

Best Practices for Email Outreach to Influencers

Since we’re pitched by public relations professionals on a daily basis, we get to see the best and worst of email outreach pitches. We’ve shared before how to write an effective pitch and this infographic is a great follow-up that encompasses the greater progress. The fact is that companies need to build awareness and authority for their brand online. Writing content isn’t enough anymore, the ability to pitch great content and get it shared is

Jamballa: Blogger Outreach for Brands

Blogger outreach can provide businesses with high quality reviews, product awareness and good brand perception, by being aligned with respected bloggers in your industry. Jamballa is a new service matching bloggers and brands together based on criteria they specify. This means bloggers are never hassled by products they are not interested in and businesses are only connected with bloggers who want to work with them. Jamballa also offer press release services that go out to

Influencer Outreach Versus Brand Advocacy

Jay Baer is one of the leading social marketing speakers and authors that I pay attention to. He recently penned a fantastic blog post and infographic that provides a great comparison of influencers versus brand advocates. Influencer outreach is a key element of many social media and modern public relations programs. But they often prove ineffective at driving behavior beyond social chatter. I wrote a post about why this is so, called Why Online Influencer