2016 PRTech Awards Recap


Last week in New York, we held the third annual PRTech Awards honoring individuals who work to bring together PR, marketing, technology, and media selected from 100+ nominations.

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Were our 2016 PR predictions spot on?


Industry Insights & Trends PR Education 2016 PR predictions PR strategyOh, the last few weeks in December — that special time of year when industry prediction posts become as ubiquitous as ugly holiday sweaters and peppermint-flavored everything.

What PR Can Learn From The 2016 Election

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Every presidential election is a showcase for public relations and political strategy, but the 2016 race has taken PR to a whole new level. Here’s what PR people can learn – so far – from the 2016 election campaigns.

In PR? This is all you need to know for 2016


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The Biggest PR Disasters Of 2016

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

2016 had plenty of the kind of the kinds of news-making crises that public relations people dread. swim team star Ryan Lochte was a loser when it came to his behavior at the 2016 Olympics. Fake news made some of the biggest headlines in 2016.

AdTech NY 2016 Wrap

Flack's Revenge

Daniel Elder (@DanMacMan) November 3, 2016. David Polinchock (@polinchock) November 3, 2016. Sarah Fay (@sarahfayboston) November 2, 2016. Priya Mony (@Priyster) November 2, 2016. “On eMarketer (@eMarketer) November 2, 2016. ad:tech (@adtech) November 2, 2016. The post AdTech NY 2016 Wrap appeared first on. I attended AdTech last week, which featured a great lineup of keynotes and panels and over 100 vendors.

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Kicking Off #PRStudChat in 2016 with PR Strategy

PR Expanded

ET to kick off 2016 with a Twitter chat discussion on PR Strategy. On January 19th, Shonali and our community will share insights on how to move forward in 2016, with a solid PR strategy in place. It’s time to ring in the New Year with #PRStudChat!

PRSA 2016 International Conference: Be Aggressive, Be Audacious, Be Bold


The PRSA 2016 International Conference in Indianapolis brought together some of today’s top thought leaders in the field of communication– and then some. PR Newswire (@PRNewswire) October 23, 2016. PR Newswire (@PRNewswire) October 23, 2016.

SWAK: PR Valentines For 2016

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The post SWAK: PR Valentines For 2016 appeared first on Crenshaw Communications. Public relations work can sometimes be a thankless task, but occasionally PR pros receive “valentines” of sorts.

Coachella 2016: Music Fest or Gossipy Mess? Let the Data Decide.


Featured Trends 2016 music festivals coachella real-time influenceWhen the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival started in 1999, it boasted music acts like Beck, Tool and Rage Against the Machine. They were $800,000 in red after that.

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How To Use Hashtags More Effectively in 2016


Every day I text my wife hashtags. She thinks it’s kind of stupid and she’s right (#superfluous), but it’s always funny to me because it demonstrates how little thought goes into using them.

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“Internal” PR: Takeaways for Summer 2016

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The post “Internal” PR: Takeaways for Summer 2016 appeared first on Crenshaw Communications. A wave of mild panic is sweeping over public relations agencies all over the land this week as this year’s crop of summer interns prepares to go back to school.

In #PR This is all You Need to Know in 2016

PR Expanded

Thank you Meredith Fineman for keeping me relevant), I have pulled together everything a PR person may have done in 2015 that they don’t need to do anymore, while giving y’all some guidance for 2016. Here’s what is O n Fleek for 2016: 1.

Announcing our 2016 CSR Awards finalists

PR Daily

Next, the judges will revisit the finalists’ entries and will name the 2016 winners of the Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. Inspirus Credit Union 2016 Media Kit, Inspirus Credit Union. IAC Appications CSR Program 2016, IAC Applications (IACA).

2016 Media Landscape

The Proactive Report

In 2016 74% of Americans have ever access news on a mobile device. The media landscape is still shifting – and will continue to do so as the young digital natives grow up and grow older.

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2016 Year In Review

The Stalwart Blog

Here's a quick look back on just some of the work we did on behalf of our valued clients! We're honored to have helped give a voice to deserving organizations. In lieu of cards, we'll make a donation to Operation Homefront. Have a wonderful Holiday Season! Here's to a great 2017


Infographic: How Journalists Use Social Media in 2016


As Cision’s 2016 Global Social Journalism Study notes, email continues to not only be the most common form of contact between journalists and PR professionals, it’s also the most preferred. Keep scrolling for key insights and download the 2016 Global Social Journalism Study for the full results. It’s a PR fact of life that if you want to connect with today’s journalists, email is a must.

What to Expect at CES 2016?

Ronn Torossian

With just a few short weeks before CES 2016 , it’s a good idea to prepare yourself for the gadgets you’re liable to see. After examining many rumors and monitoring the movements of the big tech companies, a brief list of prospective gadgets is available about what to expect at CES 2016. Quick Facts: CES 2016. The post What to Expect at CES 2016?

7 of the Most Awesome Social PR Chat Stories of 2016

Social PR Chat

2016 is history and 2017 leads the way to a virtual reality start. The social rollercoaster ride of 2016 is coming to an end. What better way to keep the fun going than to look back at our top 7 top Social PR Chat stories in 2016. Oh snap-crackle-pop, It’s complicated.

The #PRStudChat Community Discusses PR, Twitter & Politics on Tuesday, October 11th

PR Expanded

With the 2016 Presidential Election Campaign being coined “The Twitter Election” there is no question that Twitter is topical. On Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at 8:30 p.m. Technology Public Relations 2016 Presidential Election John Gray Politics PR PR Ethics twitter

2016’s most powerful brands

PR Daily

You can check out the full list here , but 2016’s top 10 are listed below: 1. It can be a struggle for organizations to get to the top. Which is the best of the best? Tenet Partners has the answer. It recently released its annual list of the top 100 most powerful brands.

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for PR Professionals in 2016


Take a look at our suggestions for staying on top of your PR game in 2016. According to our content marketing survey, 64% of PR pros are planning to increase their time, resources, and efforts spent on content marketing in 2016. In 2016, only exceptional content need apply.

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Behind the Headlines 2016: A Year in Review


Looking back on the 2016 segment gives us a snapshot of thought processes, lessons, and insights from a variety of journalists, VP of Communications, PR professionals, communications directors and more.

Infographic: What’s the State of the Media in 2016?


Last week, we released the State of the Media 2016 Report , which used a survey of over 300 journalists and Cision’s own media experts to provide insights into how to build better relationships with the media and earn more coverage.

The top content-marketing trends of 2016

PR Daily

If you’re still in planning mode for 2016, chances are content marketing is a big part of the conversations you’re having. First and foremost, watch out for blogging, SEO, automation, social media and video to gain more traction in 2016.

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4 Things PR Pros Should Do in 2016


We ’ re two weeks into 2016 so I can ’ t say “ Happy New Year, ” but it ’ s not too late to make resolutions. In 2016, make yourself the focus. And there are a couple spots still available if you ’ re ready to write a great business book in 2016.

The Top 10 Storytelling Posts for 2016

Ishmael's Corner

If there were ever a year that proved life is better than fiction, it was 2016. The post The Top 10 Storytelling Posts for 2016 appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. As always, subjectivity rules my curation of the best posts of the year.

Top Trends From State of the Media 2016


For our newest findings, check out the State of the Media 2016 Report! Cision’s State of the Media 2016 Report lists the four most important media trends, according to a survey of more than 300 journalists.

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2016's top digital marketing trends

PR Daily

For now, Speakerbox has identified six marketing trends that you should be watching in 2016: 1. Step back for a moment and consider how marketing trends have evolved since 2010. That’s the year I transitioned from journalism to content marketing.

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Earned Media Highlights from 2016

Shift Communications

As 2016 winds down, we look forward to a new year to bring our clients the kind of coverage that continues to help them grow their businesses. cta] The post Earned Media Highlights from 2016 appeared first on SHIFT Communications PR Agency - Boston | New York | San Francisco | Austin.

16 Reasons to Start an Email Newsletter in 2016


Will you implement an email newsletter in 2016 or refresh an existing one? Stop the presses. The rumors are false. Email is not dead. It’s alive and well in the marketing space. That is, it’s not something on its deathbed or a zombie.

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Pitching Kit: Cision’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide PR Kit


Every brand wants to stand out during the holiday season, but this can be a challenge when your competitors are looking to do the same. So how can you grab the attention of shoppers? You need to earn a spot in a trusted third-party publication.

Dreaming of Christmas 2016

Mark My Words

It’s November 2016 and we’re watching the latest John Lewis Christmas ad. But it would be fair to concede that the 2016 contribution to the cannon was comfortingly familiar. In 2016 the joke is on us: it was all dream, a sleepy composite of half-remembered fragments from adverts past. Mark My Words advertisements advertising campaigns christmas John Lewis 2016 lewis toothless moon

16 content marketing resolutions for 2016

PR Daily

As PR pros, we should consider making a few to guide our content marketing efforts in 2016. Mobile use will continue to dominate in 2016. What are the projections for 2016?

10 Facebook features to watch in 2016

PR Daily

Facebook's ecosystem (which includes Instagram and WhatsApp ) offers unprecedented usefulness, and the social media giant is expanding its native services substantially in 2016. That appears to be what Facebook hopes to become in 2016. in 2016.

What PR salaries look like in 2016

PR Daily

PR professionals have "every reason to be increasingly confident," reports the 2016 PRWeek Salary Survey , from which that median salary figure stems. The median PR salary rose to $92,125 in the last 12 months.

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Top Skills for 2016 from LinkedIn

The Proactive Report

This list of the top 25 skills that can make you more marketable in 2016 and beyond was published on the Official LinkedIn blog. The data was gathered by analyzing all of the hiring and recruiting activity that occurred on LinkedIn in 2015 to find the 25 hottest skills required.

Make #Leadership a Priority in 2016

PR Expanded

If you want to make leadership a priority in 2016, then you have to challenge yourself to uncover your own leadership qualities and skills. Are you making leadership a priority in 2016, and what does leadership look like to you in the New Year?

2016 – A Year in Traditional Media

Shift Communications

cta] The post 2016 – A Year in Traditional Media appeared first on SHIFT Communications PR Agency - Boston | New York | San Francisco | Austin. As SHIFT and the entire industry continues to evolve there is always the question… Is traditional media relations dead?

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Report: 2016's most reputable brands

PR Daily

The importance of a brand’s reputation can’t be stressed enough. The Reputation Institute has released its annual list of the world’s most reputable companies, and there are some familiar faces in the top 10: Rolex. The Walt Disney Company. Google. BMW Group. Daimler. LEGO Group. Microsoft. Canon.