Book Review: Social Media for Strategic Communication By Karen Freberg

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Social Media for Strategic Communication by Author, Consultant and Professor Karen Freberg is a book that’s jam-packed with strategy, creative techniques and communication tactics.

Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age

HMA Public Relations

Abbie gives her expert insight on how to handle crisis communications in the social media age. The post Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Crisis Communications Featured PR and HMA PR Social Media Abbie S.

Modern Communicators Need to FEEL + THINK Before They Communicate

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Modern Communicators need to FEEL and THINK before they communicate. Make 2019 the year that you step back and really challenge yourself to FEEL as the first step toward better communication.

Welcome to the Future of Earned Media Communications

Cision

It wouldn’t quite be accurate for me to write that “earned media is back,” because to many communicators, it never actually left. In fact, 81 percent of marketers view earned media as more than or equally effective as paid media.

6 Social Media “Musts” for Crisis Communication

Cision

The airline continued to communicate via social media throughout the ordeal and was universally lauded for its social media response to this crisis. Social media adds an overwhelming complexity to crisis communication. You must remember communication basics.

Launching the FEEL First Before You Communicate MODEL [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Communication is at the heart of your business and every relationship you build. Modern communicators have a responsibility to use communication as a way to build bridges between people and groups; sharing communication to help, uplift and ignite passion and positive momentum.

7 Tips For Handling Crisis Communications on Social Media

Ronn Torossian

Social media is everywhere, giving companies a new way to connect with their target audience. Of course, as valuable as social media can be in the right circumstances, it also adds a certain level of uncertainty to a crisis communication strategy.

PR 2.0 for Communicating Research

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A Guest Post By Kevin Anselmo, Founder of Experiential Communications. That said, Team Fact could reverse the trend by stepping up its game on the communications front. But all too often, no effort is put into communicating research.

Take the “FEEL” Test First, Before You Communicate

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Here’s a simple test for you to take, and it all comes down to a series of questions about how you FEEL before you communicate. When you FEEL this means you’re able to Face Fears , communicate with Empathy , use Ethics and good judgment and discover how much you Love your mission.

The Modern Communicator Builds Relationships that Last

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Modern Communications is about building lasting relationships. The modern communicator knows that to build a lasting relationship with anyone, you need to learn as much as possible about the people you’re trying to connect with. After all, social media is about connecting.

Here’s Where Communicators are Hoping to Invest More Resources

PR News

The post Here’s Where Communicators are Hoping to Invest More Resources appeared first on PR News Blog. Communications Crisis Management Digital PR General Measurement Media Relations PR News Blogger Network Research Social Media Staffing and Management audience development KPIs measurement social mediaMoney can’t buy you love and it can’t buy you passionate employees, but it surely can buy you more resources.

Book Launch: Answers for Modern Communicators

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Answers for Modern Communicators, A Guide to Effective Business Communication was published by Routledge and is available online in hard copy, soft cover and digital versions.

8 Media Interview Mistakes To Avoid

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

In the PR agency world , after weeks of fine-tuning messaging, crafting stories and pitching reporters, there’s no better feeling than landing a top media interview for a client. Most importantly, of course, a media interview will lead to positive coverage – assuming it goes well.

How Dynamic Signal Uses Power of Voice™ to Optimize Communications

Onclusive

Increasingly in PR and communications, simply measuring the quantity of content that you publish or the number of earned media pieces you garner is not enough. That’s why Onclusive invented Power of Voice – the leading content quality metric for PR and communications.

Four social media channels most communicators overlook

Communications Conversations

These are the “Big Four” of the social media marketing world. And, they encompass about 90% of all social media marketing for most companies. However, a slew of other more niche social networks exist that may help your social media marketing efforts. Facebook.

If You’re a Modern Communicator, Then You THINK AHEAD

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But, here’s a little profile test to see if you’re a modern communicator who shares stories that resonate and create impact with your audiences. In addition, your approach to storytelling is flexible and you easily adapt to a global communications landscape.

Corporate Communications is Taking More PR Work In-House, finds Survey; Media Relations Gets Even Harder

Sword and the Script

Corporate communications departments are taking more work in-house. Some 47% of respondents said they’ve observed more PR work being taken in-house, according to the 2019 JOTW Communications Survey (full report embedded below). Media Relations is Hard and Getting Harder.

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Free Tip Sheet! Resolve Crises With Social Media Communication

Cision

Social media is a powerful tool for both advocates and opponents of your brand. Use social media and other communication tools to take control of the crisis and guide consumers toward a positive perception of your brand. Preparation is the key to any crisis communication plan.

On October 19th #PRStudChat Discusses Answers for Modern Communicators

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With technology advancing rapidly, new media channels proliferating daily and consumer behavior changing, modern communicators need answers to practical PR, marketing and social media questions. In one tweet, please tell us what is “Answers for Modern Communicators?”

How to communicate your brand story through micro-content

PR Warrior

When it comes to social media, let’s face it, it’s really easy to do stuff. The post How to communicate your brand story through micro-content appeared first on PR Warrior | Trevor Young. Content marketing Social media

Marketing Science for PR & Communications

Onclusive

A few months ago, after considerable vetting and research, I joined AirPR, the data science company for PR and Communications, as their CEO. I believe superior communications make all other commercially facing functions more successful.

Crowdsource Your Team’s Creativity for More Influential Communication

Ronn Torossian

Done properly, narratives are bolstered by a regular stream of positive and connective messages communicated through a variety of media, with input from a variety of sources in your organization. Messaging isn’t a one-time deal.

Crisis Communications: 10 Steps for Building an Effective Plan

Onclusive

Social media has fundamentally changed how people communicate in times of crisis. Just this month, victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma used social media to communicate with first responders, know where gas was available and follow emergency updates.

Trust: A Communicator’s Lifeline

Cision

On social media during last year’s PRSA conference, trust happened to be one of the most popular topics of conversation. This year’s Edelman Trust Barometer found only 51 percent of the general public trusts the business community, the same group trusts the media and government even less.

National Press Club 2018 Communicators' Summit: Key Takeaways

Business Wire

In an era where unique and genuine storytelling is valued more than ever, can technology really help communicators create engaging content in a more sustainable, reliable and authentic way? events media relations public relations

5 Tips To Build Stronger Media Relationships In 2019

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

So, let’s face it — media relationships matter. Unfortunately, building credible media relationships is harder than ever. And media are naturally skeptical about thirsty PR and comms people. So how can tech brands build lasting bonds with media today?

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The “Smart Communications” Revolution: How to Optimize Earned Media Programs

Cision

Your public relations and communications programs should be the most vital part of your company’s media strategy. Because consumers trust earned media more than any other marketing form.

What to Do When Your Internal Communications Goes External

PRSay

” So, what are the best ways to lessen the potential negative impacts of your internal communications going external? Treat every piece of internal communication as if it were external. Thought Leadership email privacy employee communications internal communication leadership

What’s in Your Fall 2014 Communications Toolkit?

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Gearing up for a productive fall means having the most efficient tools in your PR and communications toolbox. Here are nine resources (both free and paid tools) I’ve discovered that have the power to enhance your communications program in a variety of ways.

How Social Media Changed Communication

5W PR

Social media has not only changed the speed at which people can communicate, it has also changed what people say to each other as they fit it into as few characters as possible. With greater speed and fewer words, one might assume that social media frees up time.

Survey: Most PR Pros Say that Media Relations is Getting Harder – Here’s What You Can Do About It

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By Frank Strong, Founder & President of Sword and the Script Media. Media relations is hard and getting harder. That’s according to 223 PR professionals polled for the 2019 JOTW Communications Survey. It’s harder to know who is [the] media and who isn’t.

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Using crisis communications in college athletics

Axia PR

How crisis communications is becoming more necessary in college athletics. Given the 24/7 news cycle that currently operates, these instances show a shift toward the need for crisis communications for an industry whose traditional media coverage focuses on the outcome of a game.

Technology Makes Us Lazy Communicators

Waxing UnLyrical

When Shonali reached out to me to ask if I’d write a guest post on technology in communication, I immediately jumped at the chance. Many rants are made across the tubes of information about how social media vanity stats aren’t true engagement (e.g. Guest Post by Matt LaCasse.

What You Didn’t Know About the State of Media

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The proliferation of independent, digital-first media properties has occurred so rapidly that it has become virtually impossible to keep up with, and just as hard to discern between reputable news sources and everything else. We compiled this data and published as the 2018 Global Media Report.

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5 Tips for Maintaining Media Relationships Under Pressure

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The relationship between PR professionals and media is often seen as a necessary evil , especially by media. Based on interviews with my favorite media contacts, here are four tips for doing just that. Learn the media process. Never mislead media.

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Crisis Communications & Social Media When “It” Hits the Fan

PRSay

To be an expert in crisis communications you have to move your organization at the speed of Twitter when “it” hits the fan. In short order, it was followed a barrage of requests from media asking to use the footage. Do you really want someone known as @shroomy0021 managing your corporate communications? Social media is your competition. First, you need to make sure your executives know more about social media than just the name of the platforms.

Join #PRStudChat on March 21st to discuss #PR Curriculum 3.0 – What Communicators Need to Stay Relevant

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Social media, data science, predictive analytics, news releases and comms plans – what do young communicators need to learn? ET on PR Curriculum 3.0 — What Communicators Need to Stay Relevant. What do communicators need to know when it comes to AI?

Slice Communications: Cision’s Media Database Trounced the Competition

Cision

But if your media database has holes, you’ll miss the perfect opportunity. Slice Communications , a Philadelphia-based public relations and social media agency, was spending way too much time searching for accurate contact information using Meltwater’s platform. Since moving to Cision, Slice Communications has seen a major difference in time and client management. Learn the whole story on why Slice Communications left Meltwater and added Cision!

95 helpful tools and resources for communicators

PR Daily

It’s a wonderful time to be a communicator. Sanguine professional prospects aside , communication pros have at their fingertips a splendid array of tools and technology that can make their work more efficient, robust, compelling and insightful. Media relations workflow platforms.

Will the Communications Industry Change Because of President Trump?

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. Before addressing the question, let’s consider the high-level objectives of the typical communications campaign. Increase awareness, often in the form of media coverage. By this definition, Trump’s unconventional approach to communications has.more. The post Will the Communications Industry Change Because of President Trump?