Public Relations Agencies and Public Opinion

Ronn Torossian

Public Relations (PR) may be a misconstrued element in marketing, but it has the potential to shape public opinion. Day-to-day decisions on products and services bought are closely linked to efforts of public relations. The media, on its part, spreads PR news and information shaping public opinion on various issues or commodities. The post Public Relations Agencies and Public Opinion appeared first on.

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Beyond Publicity: What Your PR Agency Can Do

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

A startup or early stage company that’s considering a public relations budget may be wondering what PR entails. While winning media coverage can yield immediate gratification, public relations represents a long-term commitment comprising many activities.

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Taking on the PR Agency Haters

Flack's Revenge

It is once again de rigueur to slam PR agencies. I learned this from a prospect who clued me in to a podcast and Forbes article (the former by uber influencers who should know better; the latter was generally negative on agencies but had some great points).

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Zoom: Zoom’s Public Relations During a Crisis

Ronn Torossian

Public relations and marketing agencies have all been altering their strategies, while the budgets that brands and corporations set for their yearly advertising strategies have been drastically shortened. The post Zoom: Zoom’s Public Relations During a Crisis appeared first on.

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10 Rules For Keeping (PR Agency) Clients

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For a PR agency , what’s better than winning a new client? In the PR business, client retention is tied to staff retention, and both impact the health of any creative services agency. At a prior agency we had a nifty client selling proposition known as the 10/10/10 guarantee.

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Public Relations Job Titles

Ronn Torossian

However, when it comes to public relations professionals who fulfill many responsibilities, there are volumes of titles being used to define what they do. The post Public Relations Job Titles appeared first on. “What’s in a name?”

Hoffman Asia Pacific Named “Best Technology Agency” in the Region

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. I rarely use this real estate to talk about the Agency, much less brag about the Agency. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

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What’s Better, PR Agency Or Client Side Work?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In public relations , there are many career path possibilities, but most fall into either the agency side or the client side. Many who’ve been successful after years in agency PR may nurture a curiosity about client-side work. Agency PR Has Many Advantages.

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How To Get The Best From Your PR Agency

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Bringing on an external PR agency , or really any outside firm, is an investment of time and budget for any company, no matter its size. Naturally, things will go better for both parties if the agency team gives their all, and the client manages for the best possible outcomes.

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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. public relations

A PR Intern’s Guide to Agency Lingo

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

You’re about to be thrust into the fascinating world of public relations – where people naturally speak their own private language with various business slang and PR lingo. PR intern’s guide to agency lingo.

Tech Lingo Public Relations Professionals Should Know

Ronn Torossian

Any public relations professional knows the importance of being tech savvy when it comes to sharing information, communicating with your audience, and creating your online brand. Public Relations Ronn Torossian 5W Public Relations PR Agency Strategy

Hoffman Agency Names Thomas Franky as General Manager in Indonesia

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. By Caroline Hsu, Managing Director, Asia Pacific We have doubled down on Indonesia, today announcing that Thomas Franky will join the Agency to lead our Indonesia team.

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Three alternatives to top-tier publications

Ronn Torossian

Sometimes, top tier publications seem out of reach. It’s not always possible to get a piece or even a mention in publications that are highly sought after. The post Three alternatives to top-tier publications appeared first on 5WPR CEO Ronn Torossian Founder's Blog.

3 Things a PR Agency Can Offer Every Client

Ronn Torossian

Public 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. The post 3 Things a PR Agency Can Offer Every Client appeared first on Ronn Torossian 5WPR Founder Blog.

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Why Should You Hire a Public Relations Agency

HMA Public Relations

We've hit on the "what is" when discussing public relations but we haven't written much on the reasons "why" a business should hire a PR agency until today. The post Why Should You Hire a Public Relations Agency appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

5 Reasons PR Agency Relationships Fail

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Nobody enters into a PR agency partnership thinking it will fail, just like no one gets married thinking they may one day divorce. But when client-agency partnerships end prematurely, there are often avoidable factors involved. Why do some agency relationships fail?

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Why influencer agencies must be more than talent agents

PR Daily

As the industry grapples with how to best deliver influencer content for brand managers, one agency leader argues that PR pros should be essential partners beyond brokering deals. When we first launched Sway Group , we structured it like a talent agency.

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Why brands are considering niche agencies over one-stop shops

PR Daily

Brands are increasingly empowered to go beyond local options when hiring public relations representation. In many cases, they can find consultants and agencies from anywhere in the country to accommodate their specific needs. Instead, brands have a plethora of agencies to choose from.

What The PR Agency Isn’t Telling You

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Any good public relations agency should want to have an open conversation about what clients can expect for their investment. But even the best agencies don’t always spill the tea at the very first meeting. What might the agency not want you to know?

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What Your Degree in Public Relations Will- and Won’t- Teach You

Ronn Torossian

Whether you’re a first year PR student, third year engineering whizz considering a career change, or recent graduate weighing your options, a career in public relations has appeal. Entrepreneur New York City PR News PR Agency PR Firm PR Inspiration Public Relations Ronn Torossian

How PR Agencies Set Budgets And Billing

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For any brand or business looking to bring on a PR agency , the cost of a quality public relations program is a key factor in the decision. Yet we’re sometimes reluctant to talk about how agencies set their budgets. When might agencies charge more?

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Are You Ready For A PR Agency? 5 Questions For Startups

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Bringing on a public relations agency can help an organization engage a far larger audience than they’re able to do on their own. So before a startup decides to bring on a PR agency, they should be asking themselves these five questions. The post Are You Ready For A PR Agency?

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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?

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How To Thrive At A PR Agency

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For anyone building a career in public relations, there’s no better environment than a PR agency. If you wind up in a specific sector, like technology or healthcare, an agency is a solid starting point. Agency experience is useful no matter where a PR career goes.

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The Ultimate Cheat Sheet On Choosing A PR Agency

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Deciding it’s time to invest in PR is one thing, but selecting the right agency is another. What’s more, the people who are skilled at internal communications aren’t always prepared to conduct an agency search. Winnow the agency list in advance of meetings.

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An Open Letter to Public Relations Professionals

B2B PR Sense

Confession: I, a B2B PR agency owner, also have one foot still firmly planted in the past. What Public Relations Professionals Need To Know. To protect themselves and their clients, public relations professionals need to ensure that any branded content is adequately labeled as such.

Can A PR Agency Be Too Loyal?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Like most career PR agency people, I always drink the client Kool-Aid. Most agency PR people have similar stories. It’s good business for a PR agency team to be indoctrinated in the language, culture, and brand lore of a client. The post Can A PR Agency Be Too Loyal?

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15 Top Questions To Ask During A PR Agency Search

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Selecting the right public relations agency is a bit like dating, and it can be fraught with some of the same perils and challenges. It helps to break down the PR agency search process into key phases and to articulate questions to elicit the best responses.

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Launching your PR career—5 reasons why you should intern at a PR agency

Agility PR Solutions

Accepting an internship for the first time is intimidating–especially at a PR agency, where the clients and workload may be unpredictable. The post Launching your PR career—5 reasons why you should intern at a PR agency appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Aspirations of a PR Agency

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. GM Steve Burkhart in delivering the State of the Agency to our U.S. The post Aspirations of a PR Agency appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications.

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Agency best practices—using DiSC to drive diverse perspectives

Agility PR Solutions

The post Agency best practices—using DiSC to drive diverse perspectives appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Analysis Public Relations professionGoogle the phrase “value of diversity in teams.”

PR Agency Turns to Advertising for Storytelling

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. As you would suspect, PR agencies typically don’t use advertising as part of the marketing mix. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

Why Are PR Agencies So White?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The public relations industry has done a good job speaking out about the lack of ethnic and demographic diversity in our business – particularly at PR agencies , where middle-class whites predominate, and where C-level management is mostly Caucasian men.

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PR Guide To Agency-Client On-Boarding

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

So it’s usually a good feeling to finally sign the agency agreement. Many PR agencies have a proprietary immersion and startup process, but even if they don’t, on-boarding is a critical first step in the relationship. Agency-client infrastructure.

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PR Agency Search: Priorities in a PR Expanded World

PR Expanded

Almost four in 10 respondents to a survey of corporate communications, marketing and industry leaders for CommunicationsMatch’s new PR and Communications Agency Search Report said they were looking to hire new agencies in 2017.

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3 tips for leading during COVID-19—from an agency president who contracted it

Agility PR Solutions

The post 3 tips for leading during COVID-19—from an agency president who contracted it appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Analysis Public Relations professionLike so many others, the COVID-19 pandemic has turned my world upside down.

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Five Questions For A PR Agency

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For any organization in initial conversations with a public relations agency, there are many questions to be asked. PR agency questions: To ask or not to ask? Ideally, your budget fits somewhere in the middle or even a bit above the agency’s client budget median.

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Six Time Management Tips for #PR #Agencies

PR Expanded

And for agencies, time is not merely a concept — it’s our currency! Technology ClickTime David Klein PR Agencies public relations Time Management TimesheetsA Guest Post By David Klein, Director of Marketing at ClickTime. David Klein is the Director of Marketing at ClickTime.

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How to Pick the Right B2B PR Agency For You

B2B PR Sense

Choosing a B2B PR agency can be a daunting task. You want a long-term relationship with this agency. We've got you covered with key pointers to ensure you pick the right agency. 10 Things to Do Before Hiring a B2B PR Agency. Define What You Want From Your PR Agency.

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