Make Sure Your Reputation Management Agency Doesn’t Ruin Your Reputation | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Reputation has always mattered. We might not have had to worry about “cancel culture” or bad online reviews in our past, but there’s never been a time when people didn’t gossip with their friends and neighbors about other people.

Learn from the Best:  4 Lessons from PR Agency Experts | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

During a recent roundtable discussion, agency experts shared their thoughts in a Q&A session with Business Wire clients. I am always in awe about how much I learn from our clients.

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5 Tips for Partnering with a PR Agency | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

In late February we held a webinar with three PR agency leaders: Mark Addison , Chairman & President, Rocket Science ; Barbara Bates , CEO, Hotwire ; and Kate Krane , EVP, Edelman PNW. The genesis of the webinar was a piece of content we wanted to write about a question we are often asked by our clients: “How do you know when to hire a PR firm?” That question inspired us to bring these experts together. Here are some highlights from the discussion. public relations

Blogging Tips for PR Pros

PR Expanded

Fast forward almost ten years and blogging is so ubiquitous that not only are blogs supplanting traditional media channels as sources for breaking news, practically every single company I can think of has one. A good public relations professional will counsel their client to have a blog or content hub as a way to showcase thought leadership, earned media placements, company news, and announcements, and engage with fans and followers. Your blog is your community.

State of PR Around the Globe | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

The With Global Alliance is an international network of agencies specializing in tech PR and marketing. The Coronavirus pandemic is affecting agencies around the world in a variety of ways. Each country and region is at different points in the lifecycle of the virus and its economic impact. public relations

ICO Public Relations: PR Agency Strategy for Initial Coin Offerings

Ronn Torossian

Additionally, there are plenty of ways that an ICO can be promoted through public platforms – through blog posts and articles, to speeches at conferences, to pitching the […]. The post ICO Public Relations: PR Agency Strategy for Initial Coin Offerings appeared first on. Brand PR Business Featured Public Relations Ronn Torossian 5WPR CEO Insights MARKETING PR Agency PR Firm Pubilc Relations Strategy

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Agency metrics for sustainable growth and profitability

Stephen Waddington

What does good management look like in an agency? to help entrepreneurs to build and grow sustainable agencies. We’ve built a small portfolio of owner managed agencies. This blog is a summary of key metrics. Here are key performance metrics. I founded Wadds Inc.

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The 2020 Public Affairs Resource List | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

No longer is policy news limited to non-profit organizations, associations, special interest groups and government agencies; public and private corporations are taking a more active stance related to current legislation, particular issues and decisions. The world is changing. More and more consumers are turning their attentions to the role companies play in the local and global society. And with this attention, the discussion of Public Affairs and Public Policy quickly emerges.

This Experiment Proves SEO Extends the Reach of a Corporate Blog

Ishmael's Corner

The post This Experiment Proves SEO Extends the Reach of a Corporate Blog appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. PR Tools SEO tool for public relations SEO training The Hoffman Agency Mark PinsentThe Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Before jumping into the experiment, a few words on the big picture.

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3 Things a PR Agency Can Offer Every Client

Ronn Torossian

The post 3 Things a PR Agency Can Offer Every Client appeared first on Ronn Torossian 5WPR Founder Blog. Brand PR PR PR Agency Ronn Torossian BRANDING Public RelationsPublic relations is essential to success for every business, especially when online PR has the possibility of spreading to thousands of potential customers within a matter of minutes. While most business owners know what PR is, they have little knowledge about how to implement an effective PR strategy.

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Marketing Agencies Can Help Grow Any Business

Ronn Torossian

This is perfectly acceptable, and the reason why businesses such as digital marketing agencies exist. The post Marketing Agencies Can Help Grow Any Business appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog. Let’s face it. Not everyone is a digital marketing expert, even if they own and run a business. No matter what demographic a business is marketing to, having a strong presence online and an effective marketing strategy is highly important. […].

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Agency Work/Life Balance

Critical Mention

When other industries think of creative agency hours, they go EEK! If you’re at a creative agency, this means breaking ties with clients and projects that aren’t beneficial to you. If you prioritize, shed the dead skin, and come up with a good system, you can have both balance and greatness, even at an agency. The post Agency Work/Life Balance appeared first on Critical Mention - Media Monitoring. It’s common knowledge that working at a PR firms means longer hours.

The joys and frustrations of agency ownership

PR Daily

Becoming an agency owner is an intimidating concept for many people. When I became an agency owner, I flew by the seat of my pants. So why should your agency be any different? I worked on my first agency for close to 10 years, and I believe it was quite successful, but I really have no proof, other than the fact that I had a number of great clients and I paid my bills. I closed down that agency about four years ago and went back to working for someone else.

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10 essential PR blogs to read

PR Daily

However, some of the most thought-provoking commentary and helpful advice comes from PR professionals who publish their own blogs. Some have built their own agencies. Many of the blogs are well known and highly influential. Most PR and marketing professionals have their personal list of favorite industry blogs and online publications. The following is a list of favorite PR blogs, in no particular order. Leading PR blogs.

How to Grow an Agency

Shift Communications

Now that we’ve popped the champagne and cut the cake, it feels natural to consider not just HOW MUCH we’ve grown, but HOW we’ve grown – and more importantly, what does that suggest for mid-sized agencies in an increasingly competitive market? The reality is, for those of us in the “mid-size” bracket, it’s tough to compete directly against the pockets of the large, public agencies when it comes to growth – whether we are talking about sheer footprint, new services or practice specialties.

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9 Blogs To Make You PR-Smart

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

One of the best ways is to stay on top of key PR industry blogs as well as more general sites that offer a fresh take on business, creativity, and content. Why limit yourself to PR blogs when there’s a whole world of interesting stuff that can offer important information as well as increase specific skill sets? Blogs That Can Make You Smarter. Industry or Workplace Blogs. ” The blog is a reliable source of macro PR information and industry trends.

10 essential PR blogs to read

PR Daily

However, some of the most thought-provoking commentary and helpful advice comes from PR professionals who publish their own blogs. Some have built their own agencies. Many of the blogs are well known and highly influential. Most PR and marketing professionals have their personal list of favorite industry blogs and online publications. The following is a list of favorite PR blogs, in no particular order. Leading PR blogs.

The Top 10 Storytelling Posts of 2020, Part II

Ishmael's Corner

6) I Wrote 1,087 Blog Posts, and All I Got Was This Lousy T-Shirt Before anyone shouts,“fake news,” yes, I dusted off the post that commemorated.more. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

How Long Should a Blog Post be in 2019? [And Other Key Blogging Statistics You Should Know]

Sword and the Script

Writers that report success with blogging share the following characteristics: They are more likely to write longer or more in-depth content; They tend to spend six or more hours writing a post; They are 2.5 To that end, I started blogging for business before starting this blog, which celebrated 10 years of publication earlier this month and eventually became a natural platform for starting an agency three years ago. 1) How long should a blog post be?

PR Council: Helping Each Other to Take Care of Our Talent and Our Clients | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Times like this clearly demonstrate what a special industry this is -- All of our 110 Member agencies are coming together to share best practices. During our daily HR leader call and weekly one for COOs/CFOs, the mission is to put competition aside and help each other through this crisis. public relations

Beyond Publicity: What Your PR Agency Can Do

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The PR team or agency’s prime directive is to manage the reputation of the brand – and it does that from many angles. The agency will take any company’s broad or vague notions about what it wants from a PR program and translate it into a clear, tailored strategy, which will inform a set of specific tactics. A PR agency can conduct a brand perception audit to establish a baseline on which to build or change reputation.

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10 outstanding corporate blogs

PR Daily

There seems to be a lot of noise about the "death of the company blog.". In a world with so many shiny balls to chase—such as Snapchat and Instagram—are blogs still viable? A few years ago, I did a comprehensive study of the best company blogs in America, and it''s time to reconsider this channel. What is the state of the art in company blogging? What are the best company blogs today? list, the elite designees would be all tech blogs.

Top Blogs For PR To Follow

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

There are many public relations industry blogs that offer know-how on everything from crafting brilliant media pitches to perfecting presentation skills. But how to determine which blogs are me-too, and which are worth your while? After that, the blog world is your oyster! Follow these blogs to increase your PR acumen. Bad Pitch Blog. But instead of fearing that a pitch may end up in a post, use the blog for good! The Grammarly Blog.

Should I keep blogging?

Communications Conversations

Two Facebook posts in the last week got me thinking: Should I really keep blogging? First, Geoff Livingston talked about how if he had to do it all over again, and start his social presence from the ground up, he would NOT blog. Then, I followed a conversation thread on a private solo PR group I’m a part of where many folks were talking about why they really don’t consider blogging a great tool in terms of new business and inbound marketing.

Survival Guide for Your PR Agency Internship

Barokas

For aspiring public relations professionals, starting your career with an internship at an agency is a great way to build valuable skills and learn more about the many areas of PR. At first, the agency world may seem overwhelming. Agency work can sometimes cause your brain to run a million miles a minute, with many pressing tasks for multiple accounts. Every day is different at an agency. Best of luck to the future stellar PR agency interns reading this! .

The Top 10 Storytelling Posts of 2020

Ishmael's Corner

Best-of-the-year Posts PR The Hoffman Agency #BeNice campaign 2020 best blogging 2020 best osts 2020 best storytelling blog communications COVID-19 Google SEO hoffman agency blogging hoffman blogging journalism Lou hoffman blog lou hoffman blogging storytelling Tesla the wall street journal

6 PR agency pet peeves

PR Daily

In my first PR agency job, during the times that drove us crazy, the owner had a favorite line: “This would be such a great business if it weren’t for the clients.” But many years later, it’s still a reminder of the unique pressures of the agency life. There are the politics of the agency itself, those of the client company, and those of journalists and partners. Here are some of the top PR agency “pet peeves” that are probably familiar to many communications professionals.

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Covid-19 Accelerates Shift of PR and Marketing to In-House Staff – Why It May Be Futile and How Agencies Can Respond

Glean.info Blog

One-third of marketing work shifted from agencies to in-house personnel this year, reveals the 2020 Gartner Marketing Data and Analytics Survey. The shift from agencies to in-house staff is a long-term investment that involves more financial risk than relying on a contracted partner.

How many blog posts should you publish?

PR Daily

There’s no universal magic number of blog posts that every organization should create per month in order to see results. Though the perfect amount of blog content doesn’t exist, there is a range to shoot for. Depending on what your company goals are and what your capacity is for creating content, you can find a blogging sweet spot. Think of this option as the bare minimum, as in one blog post a week or one blog post every other week.

Defining Thought Leadership in a Business Blog

Ishmael's Corner

Such dot-connecting points to blogging as one of the best platforms for thought leadership. At the risk of stating the obvious, defining the objectives for a company blog goes a long way toward determining whether a blog truly delivers on the promise of thought leadership. I was reminded of this point recently in pursuing an award competition for blogs. Would the data support my premise that the blog strives for thought leadership?

Blogging for SEO: 7 tips

PR Daily

Blogging for search engine optimization (SEO) is one way to increase your visibility, but it takes more than just posting an article now and then. The best way to increase SEO for blogs is to be strategic. Updating your blog regularly, down to the same time of day and day of the week, is vital. Research shows that once you accumulate 51 blog posts, website traffic goes up by 53 percent. In addition to looking better for visitors, it’s important when blogging for SEO.

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6 Blogs Every PR Pro Should Read

Critical Mention

Blogs are an effective way for PR and marketing pros to get information quickly and easily. With so many blogs out there, the challenge becomes which ones to choose while you’re on your daily commute, coffee break or even at your desk. So we’ve done the research for you and listed our top six blogs that will keep you in the know! Publishing as many as three posts a week, Ketchum shares its knowledge from the perspective of an international, award-winning agency.

7 traits of excellent PR agencies

PR Daily

PR agencies are great for building brand awareness. Are you considering hiring a new PR agency? Here are seven traits that excellent PR agencies possess: 1. There are approximately 8,000 PR agencies in the Unites States alone. However, make sure to pick an agency with a good reputation. That doesn’t mean you have to go with the biggest agency out there; even boutique companies can have a solid reputation.

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How to grow your agency without relying on the ‘retainer’

PR Daily

As more clients favor projects over yearly contracts, agencies must adapt to adroitly forecast their earnings and grow their operations. There is one thing lots of PR agencies have in common in 2019: Clients are consistently hiring out projects, but retainers seem to be few and far between. It’s great, of course, that clients are still outsourcing their marketing and communications needs, but it’s terribly difficult to run an agency when you don’t have consistent cash flow.

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5 PR Agencies You Should Follow on Twitter

Critical Mention

With 120,000 agencies just in the United States, the competition is steep. If you’re knee-deep in agency life (or you want to be) here are some agencies that will inspire you and keep you up-to-date with the latest in PR around the world: Golin. Golin is the “Relevance Agency,” integrating PR, digital and content strategy. The agency’s diverse team has won some of the most prestigious awards in the world for creative, innovative approaches.

15 superb blogs and websites for PR pros to follow

PR Daily

Here are the top blogs and websites every PR pro should know: The Skimm This one’s all about the newsletter. PRSay PRSay is the blog of the largest U.S. The sassy editorial tone and well-researched reporting make this blog an essential read. PR Week blog The PR Week blog covers breaking news, memes and controversial PR and marketing campaigns. Solo PR Pro supports the one-person PR agency in the quest for profitability and independence.

8 lessons from 10 years of blogging

Communications Conversations

Last December, I celebrated my tenth year of blogging. I’m usually a sentimental guy, but apparently when it comes to my blog I lost that capacity. At any rate, I got around to reflecting on 10 years of blogging recently. I’ve written more than 1,200 blog posts in that timespan. When I started this blog, I would have never dreamed where it would have led me. There’s no one formula to blogging. 4 – Open new doors with your blog.

The Beginner’s Guide to Blogging 10/10: Bulk Blog Topics Generation

Shift Communications

Blogging isn’t going out of style any time soon; with the ascent of content marketing, blogging, podcasting and video are on the minds of marketers and PR professionals all the time. In this 10-part Beginner’s Guide to Blogging series, we’re going to explore what makes a blog great and give you some structures and frameworks to help make blogging easier. Beginner's Guide to Blogging Series: Part 1: Blog Core Values. Bulk Blog Topic Generation.

How often should you post new blog entries?

PR Daily

Deliver high-quality blog posts in a quantity that drives traffic to your website, converts that traffic into leads, establishes your brand authority and drives long-term results. Here are important guidelines to steer your blogging efforts: 1. Blog frequently. Frequent blogging really does drive traffic. HubSpot and Moz ran concurrent experiments to determine the optimum number of blog posts for each of their sites. Blog length is a matter of preference.

Skidz brainstorm as agency readies pitch

Stephen Waddington

Agency teams are working on their pitches for the Skidz account. This blog got exclusive access to a brainstorm in one of London’s leading creative shops. You’ll remember that I shared a brief for a start-up focused on the pants market last month. I’m following a team as it prepares its pitch response. Here are the notes from a recent brainstorm. Defining the challenge Skidz is the Uber of men’s underwear.