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The numbers just don't add up

September 10, 2014

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Over four years ago, the global PR industry united to declare the death of AVEs – advertising value equivalents of PR coverage. But recently, they’ve been creeping back in (I now even get a coverage alert from a well-known cuttings service telling me the daily ‘value’ of coverage). The industry needs to, once again, ensure […]

PR needs to embrace the chance to show it works

November 13, 2009

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The UK’s Central Office of Information has suggested that advertising value equivalent’s (AVE) are no longer included as part of mandatory evaluation criteria when measuring how well PR campaigns perform. And not before time! You can read my comments either in PR Week or on the website of the company I work for. But, if […]