Should Your Business Have a ‘Do Good’ Community Relations Strategy?

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Is community relations a part of your overall business strategy? A strategic community relations plan has the power to impact both your community and your business. Featured PR Toolkit community relations copper state of mind podcast

Effectively Engage and Build Your Community Through Podcasting

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It’s a crowded field to be sure, but it also offers an excellent, and even underused, opportunity for businesses to increase engagement with its community. Think of your community when podcasting instead of focusing solely on promotion. Universities , nonprofits , museums , law firms , associations , and small businesses have branched out into podcasting – expanding their online presence in ways that serve their business and community.

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Ragan stands with the AAPI community

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Statement from Diane Schwartz, CEO of Ragan Communications, in support of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Ragan Communications stands with the Asian American and Pacific Islander community. The post Ragan stands with the AAPI community appeared first on PR Daily.

Community Management: Quit Herding Cats

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If media relations is an arm of public relations, community management is another. A community grows your reach and influence. If those people like you and what you have to say, the community and loyalty grows. But how do you manage that community? These five tips hold the answers: Want to learn more about community management and its role in PR? Best Practices Featured community management public relations

How to turn virtual teams into real communities

PR Daily

While many of these changes have been positive, one challenge that we see with many of our coaching clients has to do with their internal cultures The feeling of belonging to a community and a “team” is dwindling. The importance of community.

5 best practices for thriving digital employee communities

PR Daily

As an internal communicator, you already know how important is to keep employees connected to their teams, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic—but how are you helping them rebuild lost communities during remote work? Keep communities open by default.

What is Community?

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When it comes to community, what exactly is it and why do we all want to be a part of one? The post What is Community? Featured Uncategorized Abbie Fink Community Facebook groups HMA Public Relations Professional groups What is CommunityAll this and more in today's blog post. Click below for more]. appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

How to build community during the current global pandemic

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This means considering the mental and physical health of their teams, their safety, the economic health and safety of their communities and the survival of the cities they live in. Engage your professional community. Empower your team to support the community.

On March 24th, The #PRStudChat Community Discusses How to Land Your 1st Job Like a PRo!

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Jennie, her students (#DonohuePRCases) and the #PRStudChat community will cover several topics during this chat sponsored by @SpinSucks. It’s also a community where people have fun discussions, brainstorm, ask for help, and make new friends.

4 Ways to Engage Your Community

Cision

PR is nothing without community. With social media, engaging with your community has become easier than ever. Social allows you to listen to what your audience needs and adjust strategies accordingly to develop a loyal community. Build community around your audience. You can’t force a community, so let it happen naturally. Your audience will be more willing to join your community when it fits easily into their lives.

How one PR student is building her own community to celebrate diversity

PR Daily

Unable to find online communities that catered to Nigerians in PR or in many other industries, in September 2020 I took it upon myself to create Naija Comm , the first-ever online community that celebrates, connects and uplifts Nigerian creatives and professionals specifically.

Community Mental Health Half Hour

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Chatelle Jeram will lead a series of four sessions in my Facebook community to explore personal mental health and wellbeing during December. A discussion about the second lockdown in the UK led to a wide-ranging discussion in my Facebook community about mental health and wellbeing.

A Community Manager’s Toolbox

Shift Communications

Being a community manager may sound like a cool, trendy job filled with fun and creativity. Whether you’re managing a community of thousands or one of 100, you are the eyes and the ears of the company on platforms like Twitter and Facebook. Luckily there are some tools and assets out there than can help make a community manager breathe a little easier on a day-to-day basis. As community manager, one of your main tasks is responding and interacting with audiences.

How Visa Canada is helping its community during COVID-19

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However, organizations can still drive the conversation with efforts to help their community. The post How Visa Canada is helping its community during COVID-19 appeared first on PR Daily.

ESPN staff competes to bring kindness to communities

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The initiative celebrated the company’s past and future, all while reaching its collective goal of community service. The post ESPN staff competes to bring kindness to communities appeared first on PR Daily.

Why businesses should focus on community during (and after) COVID-19

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As the globe is told to stay inside for the safety of themselves and their community, the giving and gifting economy has replaced traditional exchanges. This question belies a more fundamental reality: the need for community. What community means. Community’s value.

Using Inclusive Language for All Marginalized Communities

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As communication professionals, we are responsible for keeping up to date on inclusive language. But what exactly does inclusive language entail?

Find the conversations that matter with Top Communities Leaderboard

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Reddit is home to over 100,000 communities. But what if it were easier to find those communities? Here’s how Top Communities Leaderboard can help you. Find the communities at the heart of the content. Explore the content from previously undiscovered communities.

4 tips from the Ragan Community for better virtual meetings

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On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, members of the Ragan community partook in our twitter chat discussing the best practices for working remotely and attending or hosting virtual meetings. The post 4 tips from the Ragan Community for better virtual meetings appeared first on PR Daily.

How one podcast anchors a community-building campaign for nurses

PR Daily

It’s hardly the only attempt to create community around a storytelling initiative, but what is unique about the SHIFT campaign is how it anchors the entire effort around a podcast, “ Shift Talk.” No community building effort is complete without a social media plan.

Become the Pied Piper of Community Building

Waxing UnLyrical

Communities have been around for centuries, however online communities have only been around for a few decades. According to Computerworld the first “online community” came about in 1973 when Talkomatic for the PLATO time-sharing system released a text-based group chat. One thing that all of these have in common is the notion of community building. So how can you, as a communications professional, leverage the power of community building for your brand?

How Oscar Mayer is fostering community during COVID-19

PR Daily

How are you creating community and interaction for your external audiences during the COVID-19 pandemic? The post How Oscar Mayer is fostering community during COVID-19 appeared first on PR Daily.

Connect your hospital blog with your community

PR Daily

Blogs connect your community hospital with the online health care community. Blogs are a great way to direct traffic to your community hospital’s website and social media accounts. This will establish and interlink your community hospital’s web presence. Interacting with potential staff, patients or members of the health care community can boost your hospital’s brand and reputation.

How to use brand journalism to engage your community

PR Daily

Along the way, we stopped at schools, monuments and veterans’ homes—and when we arrived in Virginia, PenFed employees and our community were waiting to join us to lay wreaths in Arlington National Cemetery. Forge strategic partnerships with community influencers.

How to speak to the LGBTQ community

PR Daily

Before, traditional PR had virtually no place in the marketing mix to reach gay and lesbian consumers (as other facets of the community - the “BTQA” - were yet to be recognized) for fear of backlash or alienating a mainstream audience. Back then, brands who engaged with the community did so in silos, without using earned or owned media. They have a rich history of celebrating diversity and supporting the community on multiple levels.

The single toughest job in marketing/communications: The community manager

Communications Conversations

And, I’m here to say during the last five months, few people in marketing and communications have had a tougher job than that of the community manager. Let’s lay out the facts: Community managers often have an “always-on” job responsibility.

How an Ohio dentist used podcasts to engage his community

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Engaging your community is difficult if your audience is gripped with fear and doubt—which poses a problem for dentists. The podcast team “hopes to make listeners feel more connected to the community, keep them updated on important dental-related news, and give them the knowledge and tools that they need to keep their smiles healthy.”. Bogan’s goal was to increase visibility and have a conversation with his community, so measuring raw downloads of his podcast made sense.

The #PRStudChat Community Discusses Social Media & Change On November 15th

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Within this context, the #PRStudChat community, which is sponsored by Spin Sucks, will gather on Thursday, Nov 15th, at 12 P.M., On the 15th, we will dive into social media and change with Ai, and the #PRStudChat community, discussing the following: Have you ever embarked on a self-reinvention journey? How can online communities help people facilitate change in their lives and careers?

5 tips for building strong social media communities during difficult times

PR Daily

During these difficult times, more people are appreciating the value of real community, not just the number of likes on a post. To build stronger social media communities, try these five tips: 1. Your efforts can go a long way toward building a loyal community.

Community for Career Development: A Look Inside One NAVUG Community Member’s Journey

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I’m a member of NAVUG , an online community that is the epitome of Margaret Mead's statement. If you will humor me and enjoy the story I am about to share, you too can build a thriving and successful online community in your sphere of influence. My story is about the power of a thriving online community and my personal success because of that community. Online communities and learning were unleashed to the masses. I joined two communities while at home.

How Trinity Health’s ‘It Starts Here’ campaign is boosting vaccine awareness in underserved communities

PR Daily

Hospitals and health care institutions have a crucial role to play in this struggle to get as many shots into arms as possible, though misinformation, skepticism, mistrust and inequalities remain major barriers to overcome—especially in communities of color.

The #PRStudChat Community Discusses PR Education and Learning on October 13th

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ET, the #PRStudChat community will gather to discuss PR education and learning in the classroom. PR professionals, educators and students will engage in a community discussion to share their perspectives on PR learning today. Questions to be answered by the community will include: What are or what were your favorite and least favorite public relations courses? On Tuesday, October 13th at 8:30 p.m.

Simple steps everyone can take to begin engaging the black community

PR Daily

As interests surge on how best to engage the black community today and over the long-term, we offer these helpful strategies as a starting point for connecting with the culture. Simply ask someone in the community for ideas. Make it more than a moment—make it a movement.

Monday Roundup: Celebrating Your Community

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” Talk about a religious celebration that’s gone mainstream… and one that engenders a feeling of community among those who celebrate the day. While our roundup today isn’t (all) about SPD, it is about celebrating your community… which is one of the gifts of an event like SPD – that, even if just for a day, you feel part of a community. How to Build Creativity and Self-Expression with Your Community.

#RAREis: Providing a voice for the rare-disease community

PR Daily

In 2017, Horizon started a social media program on Instagram called #RAREis, which is designed to elevate the voices, faces and experiences of the rare disease community. Each person has a different experience, but #RAREis provides an opportunity to share the uncensored truth of their journey while demonstrating the power of community. The answer is simple: It’s the right thing to do for our patients and the communities we serve.

10 News Sites to Keep You Informed About Native American Communities

Cision

November is Native American Heritage Month and we have 10 news sites covering these communities that you need on your radar. Media Blog

Five Activities to Grow your Twitter Community

PR Expanded

My course, Social Media and Public Relations, kicked off last week with the students building and branding their Twitter profiles and actively engaging in our classroom community (#UMASSPRSM). This article is in honor of their dedicated participation so far, and to further help my students and any other students and professionals who are new to Twitter and want to successfully grow their communities and follower base. What are your best tips for growing community?

14 examples that can help you update your social media community guidelines

Communications Conversations

And, after the year we all just had, if you haven’t already, now is the perfect time to revisit your social media community guidelines. In our communities. So yeah, social media community guidelines. Governance isn’t one of the sexiest areas of social media marketing.

Solo superwoman: How Karen Swim runs a 7,000 person strong community of solo PR pros

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Solo superwoman: How Karen Swim runs a 7,000 person strong community of solo PR pros

How the Ragan community is adapting to working from home

PR Daily

Last Tuesday, members of the Ragan online community took to Twitter to share how they’ve been adjusting to WFH life—including their top productivity tips, must-haves for a comfy space and ways to reduce stress and anxiety.