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Media Monitoring Expands the Audience for Local News

The Media and Media Monitoring Media monitoring relies on, well, the media. Monitoring can’t exist without the source material that the media creates. Obvious, right? What’s less obvious is that the relationship between media and monitoring is a two-way street. The media benefits from the monitoring just as much as the monitoring benefits from the […]

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Evolution – PR Measurement and the Barcelona Principles

AMEC (International Association for the Measurement and Evaluation of Communication) is the world’s largest media intelligence and insights professional organization, with more than 160 members in 86 countries. AMEC’s mission is education and innovation in PR communications measurement and evaluation. Universal Information Services is a member of AMEC and adheres to its guidance for valid […]

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Society In Social Media – Mask Mandates

How do mask mandates impact communities? Analysis Period: July 20-September 1, 2020 Media: User Generated Media, Social Network Content Report PDF: Society In Social Media – Mask Mandate The Universal Information Services Media Monitoring and Media Measurement teams present the next installation in our Society in Social Media series. Our team is excited to demonstrate […]

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The 90 Day Surprise PR Pros Seldom See Coming

PR professional: “Hello, I would like to change and possibly cancel my service with you.” Their media monitoring vendor: “Surprise! We already renewed your contract! In the fine print we sent you last year, there’s a 90-day auto-renewal clause you may not have noticed. The good news is that you’re now locked into our service […]

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How to Easily Measure Your PR Efforts Across All News

Need to see your public relations’ return on efforts at a glance? Universal has a new media measurement tool! We are pleased to announce the launch of our SCAN Report SCAN stands for Story Coverage Across News, and it provides a view of all your media exposure for a specific time frame. Our clients have […]

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What Is Concierge Media Monitoring and Measurement?

Many clients come to Universal Information Services after using other services. If we had to narrow it down to a single difference that attracts clients to Universal, it would be our concierge approach to service and support. What do we mean by concierge service? Universal is more than a vendor — we are your media […]

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Society In Social Media-BLM

A Nationwide Look at Nebraska’s Black Lives Matter Conversation Analysis Period: May 29-July 10, 2020 Media: User Generated Media, Social Network Content Report PDF: Society In Social Media – #BLM At Universal Information Services, we are always looking for new ways to engage with our clients, our community, and our society at large. As social […]

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Why You Need PR Measurement

Think of it this way: You wouldn’t read half of a murder mystery and then put down the book, would you? Of course not! You want to know whodunit and what all the information you’ve been collecting throughout the first half of the book means. Measurement works very similarly. Universal Information Services collects information on […]

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Why Trade Group Memberships Matter for Public Relations

Almost every industry has levels of education and training that help those working in that industry perform better. Public relations and corporate communications is no different in that they have masters level degrees, as well as trade groups like PRSA, Public Relations Society of America, and IABC, International Association of Business Communicators. Combined, these options […]

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Implementing 3 Important Media Metrics for PR (Spoiler: None Are AVE)

“So, what are the primary public relations metrics I need to know?” I am asked this question a lot when clients first partner with Universal for their media measurement. They want to know what the primary metrics are they should be looking for within their media coverage. The honest answer is, it really depends on […]

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