The top 30 technology writers followed most by other US tech writers – 2017

Richard LavenPublic relations, Technology journalists, Technology writers

In February last year I published a list of the 30 technology writers that were followed by their peers in the USA. That piece of analysis proved to be very popular so I thought it was about time to take another look and see what, if anything, has changed. Firstly, a quick reminder of the methodology: the team at Apollo … Read More

Richard LavenThe top 30 technology writers followed most by other US tech writers – 2017

Top 10 Security Experts in the US news in June 2017

Richard LavenUncategorized

Last month I published a post featuring the top 10 security experts that received the most coverage in the US online media. It was well received, and a few of the people who read the post asked if I could do a regular monthly post. So not wishing to disappoint, here it is. We have also produced a free report … Read More

Richard LavenTop 10 Security Experts in the US news in June 2017

Who’s Who? Analysts in the Press

MarketingAnalyst Relations, Apollo Analyst Ranking, Influencer Marketing, Top 10

It’s time for a long overdue update to the Apollo Analyst Rankings, showing which analysts are being cited the most in editorial coverage. The results are based on coverage within US and UK national, business and technology press. The ranking factors in frequency and prominence of mention. Here are the results for January-June 2017: Top Analysts Rank Analyst Firm 1 Patrick … Read More

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GDPR in the News

MarketingAnalyst Relations, Media relations, Top 10

Awareness of GDPR is increasing thanks to growing exposure in the press Press coverage of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been building steadily over the last 12 months, with a notable uplift in volume in May and June of this year. GDPR will require organizations to report data breaches within 72 hours or face fines of up to four … Read More

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The top 10 security people in the news in May 2017

Richard LavenInfluencer Marketing, Media Coverage Reports, Security, Security experts

On the 12th May 2017, the world of cyber security was rocked by the WannaCry ransomware attack. It was the first time that a ransomware attack had probed the public’s consciousness on an international scale, with 24 hour mainstream news stories detailing the nature and subsequent fallout and analysis from the attack. This blanket coverage required comment from security experts … Read More

Richard LavenThe top 10 security people in the news in May 2017

NotPetya – Top 10 Security Brands in the Press

MarketingArticle, Image, Infographic, Media relations, Security, Top 10

The top 10 account for 80% of all security vendor mentions On June 27, less than two months after the WannaCry ransomware attack, a more sinister malware dubbed NotPetya was hitting the headlines. We reported here on which security firms were most frequently cited in coverage of WannaCry. Looking at coverage of NotPetya we see that Kaspersky and Symantec are … Read More

MarketingNotPetya – Top 10 Security Brands in the Press

WannaCry: The PR Winners

MarketingArticle, Infographic, Media relations, Security, Top 10

Bad news is often good news for security vendors. The media’s appetite for news about high profile hacks, security breaches and ransomware often benefits security vendors to whom the press turn for comment and insight. The WannaCry ransomware attack on the 12th May 2017 is the most recent major security story. We’ve analysed over 500 articles on the topic within the last … Read More

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Who influences technology analysts?

MarketingAnalyst Relations, Analyst Source, Apollo Target, Infographic

Analysts following

By RICHARD LAVEN, Managing Director, Apollo Research This post is designed to give a few key takeaways from research we’ve conducted into who influences technology analysts.  However, our research revealed too much information for one post on the writers, people, media, organisations and celebrities that are followed most by UK-based technology analysts. So we have published a 32 page report which delves into the … Read More

MarketingWho influences technology analysts?

The top 20 UK tech writers that influence other tech writers

MarketingApollo Target, Company feature, Influence, Influencer Marketing

By RICHARD LAVEN, Managing Director, Apollo Research We’re so used to discussing the extent to which some tech writers influence the buyers of tech products but it’d be good to know who or what influences the tech writers. So armed with a bit of free time over the festive period we decided to do a bit of research and see … Read More

MarketingThe top 20 UK tech writers that influence other tech writers

Engaging with Technology Analysts

MarketingAnalyst Relations, Analyst Source, Influencer Marketing

Tech Analyst

Public relations practitioners and organisations need to find ways of communicating with the analyst community. Second of a two-part series, by Tamsin Oxford.  In our first piece we spoke with some of the most influential analysts to find out more about how to strengthen analyst relations. In this, the second part, we are examining how PR agencies and organisations can improve relationships … Read More

MarketingEngaging with Technology Analysts