Measurement Resources

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Whether you’re a newbie to communications measurement or you have some experience you’d like to build on, you’ve come to the right place.

From free research, to thought-provoking blogs posts, books, helpful tutorials, and more, welcome to Paine Publishing’s Measurement Mall! Enjoy your scrolling and if you have any questions, use this special measurement education flowchart to guide you (or contact us directly).

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2024: Small Number, Big Dashboards & Actionable Metrics

Prepare for 2024 with some advice from The Queen Of Measurement.

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26 Common Problems PR Pros Face and the Vendors Who Can Solve Them

Learn how to pick the perfect vendor to solve the problems you have

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A framework for designing a standards-compliant measurement program.

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A call to action for new areas of value in public relations, social media, and communications management.

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A cross-industry effort to simplify and unify the measurement of social media.

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Standards for traditional media measurement set by an alliance between CPRF, Global Alliance, IPR, AMEC, and PRSA.

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If you are setting up a measurement program and need to establish standard coding terminology, you’ll want this codebook.

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Prepared by WOMMA about the Who, What, When, Where, How, and Why of Influencer Marketing.

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Use this blank template when you start a new measurement project.

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All the terms and definitions you’ll need to understand measurement.

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A checklist to use alongside any campaign or program you plan to measure.

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Standards Compliance Statement for Agencies and Research Firms to Include in Research Reports

All work performed for this project adheres to the voluntary public relations research and measurement standards published by the Coalition for Public Relations Research Standards, available at http://www.instituteforpr.org/researchstandards/ . The...

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The Barcelona Principles

The document that started the measurement standards movement.

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Katie Paine’s 6-Step System for Perfect Measurement

Step 1: Define the goal (i.e. what business problem are you solving?) Sit down with your boss, your boss’ boss, your board, or whoever holds the budgetary sword of Damocles...

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From dumb to intelligent, easy to difficult, and places in-between, what kind of metrics are you using? Are you measuring in a way that’s best for you and your organization?

Podcasts
by Sharon McIntosh and Sharon Phillips for the “FIR” Podcast

Podcasts
by Stella Bayles for the “PR Resolution” Podcast

Podcasts
by Shel Holtz for the “FIR” Podcast

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