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Onclusive + RepTrak Partner to Merge Reputation & PR Metrics

Onclusive

Since 2004, RepTrak has quantified corporate reputation using a proprietary algorithm that assesses the seven key drivers of reputation, including earned media coverage.

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Burger King taps into nostalgia with Napoleon Dynamite ad

PR Daily

Here’s a cultural refresher from the 2004 original: via GIPHY. Burger King is bringing back Cheesy Tots and will promote them using a famous character who shortened the phrase “tater tots” to “tots.”. Actors Jon Heder and Efren Ramirez—stars of the cult movie hit “Napoleon Dynamite”—reunited to promote BK’s latest menu endeavor. Watch the spot here: That’s it—simple, direct and full of nostalgia. WHITE PAPER: How to communicate with a millennial workforce.

How PR pros can harness the power of podcasts during COVID-19

PR Daily

Since the first podcast was recorded in 2004, this medium has grown exponentially, and today podcasts actively competing for serious advertising dollars. The format has grown even more popular despite fewer commuters during WFH. Here’s how communicators can make the most of it.

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The Speed of Change

Konnect Agency

As recently as this week, I was speaking with someone who was telling me all the wonderful things their company was able to achieve through events and sampling in 2004 and the easy media recognition they were able to garner with little to no expenditure. What immediately went through my mind is, yeah 2004. At that point, Facebook was not yet for the masses (it was founded in 2004 but only open to students with a.edu address).

Brands Must Show They Understand and Respect the LGBTQ Community, PRSA Webinar Panelists Say

PRSay

Finzel, who helped launch FH Out Front in 2004, the first global LGBTQ communications practice within an international PR firm, said that recent marches for “Black trans lives matter” have been “life-affirming.”.

ConAgra to pay millions in tainted Peter Pan peanut butter case

PR Daily

It wasn’t until 2007 that the company recalled all of its Peter Pan and Great Value peanut butter dating back to 2004. ConAgra is set to pay more than $11 million in penalties nearly a decade after its Peter Pan brand peanut butter sickened hundreds with salmonella. As part of a deal struck with prosecutors, the Chicago-based company pled guilty to a misdemeanor. The fine is said to be the largest ever in a food safety case in the United States.

Remembering Dr Roger Hayes

Stephen Waddington

Roger worked as a Senior Advisor at the firm since 2004. The public relations industry has lost one of its foremost thinkers and doers. Six intellectual public relations heavyweights have been a huge influence on my professional career and personal life over the past decade. Professor Anne Gregory is the Professor of Corporate Communications, Huddersfield University. She’s a plain speaking former CIPR President who continues to push the boundaries of theory and practice.

Earned Media vs. Media Relations [PR Tech Sum]

Sword and the Script

Summary of monthly PR tech news: Critical Mention adds a media database; Talkwalker acquires Nielson Social; Watch out for fine print in media monitoring contracts As a term, earned media made a big splash in search trends in late 2004 or early 2005…and then interest waned.

Fiat Chrysler issues brief, dry release about record-breaking fine

PR Daily

To fix it, Chrysler issued a recall to install a trailer hitch for 1993 to 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokees and 2002 to 2007 Jeep Liberties. Fiat Chrysler’s press release about its “consensual resolution” to pay the largest fine in the history of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is understandably brief.

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Happy Birthday World Wide Web

PR in High Definition

Allow me a brief retrospective: it’s 2004 and I’ve just graduated, but I’m visiting friends still at university. In 2004, the web was barely relevant to my life. One of them tells me about Facebook – ‘it’s the best thing ever!’ – but because I don’t have a university email address any more, I can’t use it.

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The Importance of PR Skills in a Hyper-Globalized World

PRSay

By 2004, Mitsubishi was forced to leave the DaimlerChrysler alliance. In a world where stakeholders are globalized, dramatic change is happening at unprecedented speed. Human communication is global and instant, and leaders must now master public relations as the essential management skill by which they can achieve goals quickly, efficiently and consistently. The importance of public relations as a management ability is illustrated by the case of Mitsubishi Motors.

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Anthem goes into damage control mode after breach

PR Daily

Health insurance giant Anthem is reeling in the wake of a major data hack that exposed sensitive customer information dating back to 2004. The breach could affect as many as 80 million current and former customers, according to reports. Anthem CEO Joseph Swedish and the company are now in the initial steps of crisis communications. They’re trying to figure out how it happened, exactly how significant the breach was and what they’ll need to do moving forward.

The Evolution Of Corporate Social Responsibility In PR: A Snapshot

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Was Dove’s famous Campaign for Real Beauty , launched in 2004, a similar co-opting of a cultural moment? Nearly a decade after winning the vote, American women took to the streets in 1929 to march against the patriarchy in a brilliant New York PR stunt focused around … smoking? That’s right, in the innocent days before the first Surgeon General’s Report on Smoking and Health, public relations industry godfather Edward Bernays hatched an ingenious plan.

Social Media Is More Than a Retweet

Flack Me

Facebook, founded in 2004, didn’t receive widespread Category: Flack Me Summary: When we’re knee-deep in planning our social campaigns or building up our influencer relationships, it’s easy to forget how new the everyday tools we use are. LinkedIn was founded in 2002, but didn’t release its publisher platform for article sharing until 2014.

Social Selling Secrets Masterclass

wiredPRworks

Tailored to fit sales teams, CMO leadership retreats, association education and online learning upskilling, the first version of this course was created in 2004. Wondering how to navigate the fast-paced world of social media without getting lost to your competition?

News planning, tools and workflow to build an editorial calendar

Stephen Waddington

Further reading Organise your Life the Downing St Way , BBC, Giles Wilson (25 May, 2004) Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Marketing Platforms , Gartner, Kirsten Newbold-Knipp, Christopher Ross and Stephen R. News planning is an important PR technique. Here’s a process, tools and forward planning data to help build a news or editorial calendar. A news calendar is used to coordinate announcements within an organisation.

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Bill Cosby’s ‘public moralist’ reputation led to unsealing testimony

PR Daily

Specifically, Robreno cited a 2004 speech that has become known as the “Pound Cake” speech, in which Cosby said: Looking at the incarcerated, these are not political criminals. According to court documents released late Monday, comedian Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 to giving quaaludes to at least one woman with whom he intended to have sex.

How to get crucial data from your media list

PR Daily

When I began my career in public relations in 2004, the act of building a media list was an isolated one. Here’s how one PR veteran argues you should think about cultivating connections with the media in the digital age. The output was limited to a list of names on a spreadsheet, which was stored on a centralized server or perhaps on someone’s desktop computer. Maybe it’d get circulated via email so that multiple people on an account could add names to it or share notes.

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Could Yik Yak be the next Facebook?

PR Daily

On a cold, blustery day in February 2004 at Harvard University, the seeds of the social media revolution were sown. Of course, that same demographic criticism could have been leveled against Facebook in 2004. That’s when Mark Zuckerberg and his then-pals launched what now is Facebook, the world’s largest social media network. Facebook germinated at college campuses around the U.S. and eventually spread to the global public.

Client Spotlight: Sunshine Nut Company

ISEBOX

In 2004, company Founder Don Larson, who was working for Hershey at the time, travelled across the Atlantic to survey the African Bush of Ghana for potential cocoa buying. The story of the Sunshine Nut Company is one of the best stories we at ISEBOX have ever heard. That’s not just lip service. In talking to Ryan Shenk, Manager of US Operations at Sunshine Nut, it’s hard not to get excited about what these guys are doing.

How to Find Trending Topics Like an Expert

Cision

By time (search within a customized date range – minimum: past hour, maximum: since 2004). When it comes to real-time trending data, there are two free sources that most people use: Google and Twitter. There are ancillary tools to find “trends,” and there are trending tools on sites like Facebook (whose primary limitation in this regard is that people don’t search or discuss topical events as they do on Google or Twitter ).

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The Silicon Valley Watcher to publish on PressPage

Presspage

In May 2004, Tom Foremski became the first journalist to leave a major newspaper, the Financial Times, to become a full-time journalist blogger. He writes the blog Silicon Valley Watcher — reporting on the collision of media and technology. Press release! In 2006, Foremski published one of his most unforgettable blogs titled Die! Press release!

What Can We learn from the partnership between Tiger Woods and Nike?

Shift Communications

Take the example of Michael Phelps, the legendary American swimmer who dominated his sport starting with the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. Tiger Woods took the sports world by storm with his unexpected victory at the 2019 Masters Tournament. His spectacular performance not only rallied fans around the world, but also served as a shining moment for his faithful sponsor, Nike.

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How to Get Into the Mind of a Millennial

B2B PR Sense

People born between 1982 and 2004 are typically considered to be of the Millennial Generation. On the other end of the spectrum, if you were born in 2004, you probably don't remember the world before the iPhone, or instant messaging. B2B marketing is all about finding out what's most important to your target audience and seeing how your product or service can fill in the blanks. However, when it comes to marketing to millennials, many find themselves a bit lost.

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10 Facebook trends of 2015 (so far)

PR Daily

And by the looks of it, the company that Mark Zuckerberg started in a Harvard dorm room in 2004 is just getting started. Facebook has been busy. Over the last several months, it has been rapidly evolving from a site where you were subjected to an endless stream of photos of your acquaintances’ children to a modern media company. Perhaps the biggest shift in Facebook’s model is its insistence on video.

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After the End of Journalism – The Revolution that Turned PR Experts into Publishers, Editors, and Reporters

Maxim Behar's Blog

Until the Day X came – February 4, 2004, the sacred date that changed the world. Throughout all those years that I’ve spent in PR business, I’ve been repeating almost every day that the players in this game should be honest, reputable and creative. That was our business’s peremptory mantra – do your job professionally, come up with ideas (whenever you can), be honorable (if you can) and say the truth (any way you can).

5 essentials for creating a stellar podcast

PR Daily

Since [2004], the audio platform has grown in popularity, both in terms of listeners and resulting advertising dollars,” says Kent Lewis, president of Anvil Media. The medium might be perfect for your content marketing strategy, but it’s not as simple as just hitting “record.” Here are some sending your podcast to the top of the charts. Podcasts have come a long way since Adam Curry of MTV fame brought them mainstream more than a decade ago.

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How to Create Thought Leadership, Part 1: Introduction

Shift Communications

Since 2004, thought leadership’s share of search has risen from approximately 5,000 searches per month globally to nearly 22,000 searches per month as communicators seek ideas for creating it. Thought leadership. What is it? Why is it important to a public relations or marketing communications program?

3 branding lessons from Lego

PR Daily

By January 2004, Lego announced a huge deficit, saying it was losing one million dollars a day. Today, seven Lego sets are sold every second, but 10 years ago, Lego was in pieces. The family-owned company had been heading closer to bankruptcy since 1999. In 2003, sales dropped globally by 29 percent. The problem went much deeper than the balance sheet. Lego had forgotten its roots. Its products were moving further and further away from what people loved about the brand.

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How many of these banned books have you read?

PR Daily

For wordsmiths, the idea of banning books might seem offensive. While conducting research for his high-school English class, my son discovered that some of his favorite childhood books were on the Top 10 banned and challenged books list. His incredulous response was: “’Captain Underpants’—really?”. Yes, “Captain Underpants” is on the book of banned books.

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10 Pearls of Career Wisdom From PRSA’s College of Fellows

PRSay

” • Deborah Radman, APR, Fellow PRSA, class of 2004: “Gratitude is the root of happiness. In honor of the 30th Anniversary of PRSA’s College of Fellows ( #Fellows30th ), members shared a “Pearl of Wisdom” — a piece of advice they were given that impacted their lives or careers and is something they pass on to others. . Steve Seekins, APR, Fellow PRSA, class of 1993: “In your developing career, it’s all about drawing circles and lines.

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Behind the Headlines with ProPublica’s Dan Golden

Cision

A successful veteran in the field, Dan has earned numerous accolades including a 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting and a 2004 Pulitzer for Beat Reporting. The story must guide the journalist– never the other way around. Dan Golden, senior editor at ProPublica, explains how he developed a passion and curiosity for investigative journalism.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

In 2004, Jeremy Stoppelman and Russel Simmons raised $1 million to start a company that could help users answer and get answers to their purchasing questions. Where is the best place to get pizza in Chicago? (I’ll I’ll keep my opinion to myself—for the purpose of this post, at least.). What gym has the best trainers to help me get a jump start on my New Year’s resolution? Which spa will provide the most relaxing massage? These are just a few questions that people ask every day.

How Snapchat became the world's hottest social media app

PR Daily

Millennials, who were born between 1982 and 2004, also have latched onto Snapchat. Your kids probably know what 2014’s fastest-growing social media app was, but do you? According to a new report from GlobalWebIndex , photo- and video-sharing app Snapchat saw its global user base grow 57 percent in 2014, more than any other social media app. GlobalWebIndex based its finding on surveys of nearly 42,000 people ages 16 to 64.

Media Interview Skills: Why Silence Is Not Always Golden

Polaris

Another woman, Andrea Constand, filed a lawsuit against Cosby in 2004. A little bit of nervousness before a speech or interview is a good thing. A lot of nervousness—not so much. Yet public speaking and media interview skills are essential for most executives and business owners. If you give a rocky speech in front of potential investors, you might lose their confidence, not to mention their financial support for your business.

As courtroom losses mount, J&J seeks to limit reputational damage

PR Daily

It still sells Duragesic, a fentanyl patch that had peak sales of $2 billion in 2004. The company faces more than 13,000 lawsuits claiming there’s asbestos in its talcum powder, posing serious risk to its image and financial future. How should it proceed? Johnson & Johnson hopes to win a potentially existential argument in the court of public opinion, despite mounting losses in the courtroom.

The 3 Biggest Media Mistakes Top Executives Make

Cision

Although every executive is different, we’ve observed clear trend lines in our work with hundreds of top C-suite inhabitants since starting Phillips Media Relations in 2004. This is a guest post by Brad Phillips , author of The Media Training Bible. Join his free webinar on Sept. Top executives make many of the same media mistakes the rest of us do—but their missteps are often magnified, becoming top headlines on news and business websites worldwide.

How to Use Data Insights to Craft a Clever Content Strategy

Cision

Dove’s research on “The Real Truth About Beauty” (first commissioned in 2004 and then revisited in 2010 and 2015) highlighted a universal problem related to beauty and body image. Ever taken a long and hard look at the content on your website? If visitors are bouncing and customers aren’t opening their wallets, you may have a problem. By gathering data from visitors and customers’ actions, you can design and deliver a better experience for them.

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7 tips to help you launch a blog

PR Daily

It was in 2004, but not in 2016. Many PR pros are passionate about blogging and social media. During a recent guest lecture at one of Kirk Hazlett’s Communication. classes at Curry College , I talked about why and how to launch a blog. Based on a variety of student questions, it occurred to me that I should write about how to start a blog. When researching, I was surprised at the lack of basic information geared toward launching a blog.