Lockdown Unconference comms event

Stephen Waddington

You’re invited to join a new Unconference learning and development event. Nine months ago I created an online community of practice for people studying and working in marketing, media and PR. Several people suggested one-off events and discussions. events

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. Event Mentoring PR 2.0

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Effectively Engage and Build Your Community Through Podcasting

PR Expanded

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. Host Live Events.

When approaching DE&I, lean on your communities

PR Daily

More leaders are coming into the conversation, and internal DE&I efforts are seeing higher rates of participation in areas including training events and resource groups. Knowing who is in the community and who will participate is crucial for scaling your program.

How to build community during the current global pandemic

PR Daily

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.

Community Mental Health Half Hour

Stephen Waddington

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.

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? Event PR 2.0

4 tips from the Ragan Community for better virtual meetings

PR Daily

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. Juston Teach is the d irector of Virtual Events at Ragan Communications.

6 Actionable Ways B2B Marketers Can Improve Virtual Events

Sword and the Script

A survey identified ideas B2B marketers can use to improve attendance, engagement and get more value out of their investment in virtual events. Webinars, digital tradeshows and online conferences have been a go-to substitute for live physical events in the wake of the pandemic.

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How to Successfully Digitize Events During COVID-19

Waxing UnLyrical

I’m well used to webinars, virtual events, virtual happy hours, virtual younameits and digital whatchamacallits , both as a participant as well as an organizer, for clients as well as my own business and educational efforts. Virtual event best practices.

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

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ET, the #PRStudChat Community will gather to discuss PR, Twitter and Politics from local cities to the state houses to the national government, all while reaching and communicating to a global audience focused on this year’s election. Why not build a community to help students across the country, and even the globe, learn from the experience and perspective of industry professionals… A community where everyone can learn and grow together. Event Media PR 2.0

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. of educational events. #

On January 17th, the #PRStudChat Community Discusses How to Get Strategic With Owned Media

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ET, #PRStudChat (sponsored by Spin Sucks ) community members gather for a Twitter chat on “How to Get Strategic with Owned Media.” During the Twitter chat, Megan will be addressing the following questions, but we encourage all community members to weigh in with their ideas and share their perspectives too. Content Event Media PR 2.0 Owned media is less about controlling your content and more about creating what your customers need and prefer from you.

The #PRStudChat Community Joins Together for “Ethics – The Heart of Leadership” Twitter Discussion on September 13th

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Our community of PR students, educators and pros will join together for a dynamic Twitter chat on “Ethics – The Heart of Leadership.” ” We welcome as our special guest and co-moderator, Kirk Hazlett , APR, Fellow PRSA, who will lead the community conversation on the values and fundamental beliefs that guide our behaviors and decision-making process. Ethics Event PR 2.0

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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. He or she can become your point of contact for visual assets around local events.

First Black PR History Month Kick-off Event Hosted by the Museum of Public Relations

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This event, sponsored in partnership with National Black Public Relations Society, will bring together professionals, students, and professors to celebrate the lives of prominent black public relations pioneers. On Thursday, February 9, the public relations community will come together to celebrate history’s most prominent black public relations pioneers. As a result, they can feel excluded from the rest of the PR community.

4 PR tactics to support your event marketing

PR Daily

Event marketing is on the rise. A recent report by event software company Bizzabo says 85 percent of marketers cite event production as “essential” to their marketing strategies, while 41 percent consider event marketing the most crucial channel to achieve their goals. Two-thirds surveyed say they plan to increase spending on live events in 2019. Given this rise in live events, how can PR pros help brands make the most of these opportunities?

Can You Teach Creativity? The #PRStudChat Community Shares Insights

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On November 17 th , the #PRStudChat community gathered to discuss the importance of Creative PR and taking the art of storytelling to a new level. Here are several of the interesting insights our community members shared: According to community responses, levels of creativity will vary among professionals and your environment plays an important role. The #PRStudChat Community Shares Insights appeared first on Deirdre Breakenridge. Creative Event PR 2.0

Join the #PRStudChat Community for a State of Healthcare Communications Twitter Chat on February 17th

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ET, the #PRStudChat community will participate in a Twitter chat discussion focused the state of healthcare communications. Dana Lewis created and moderates #hcsm, the international healthcare & social media community on Twitter that meets Sunday nights at 8pm CT. Why not build a community to help students across the country, and even the globe, learn from the experience and perspective of industry professionals… A community where everyone can learn and grow together.

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.

Canceling over coronavirus: Should your event go on?

PR Daily

Many organizations worldwide are canceling trade shows, internal events and media happenings. With coronavirus spreading, should you cancel that big event your organization is planning, or press ahead with it? We’ve opted to have the event online rather than in person,” he says.

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How an Ohio dentist used podcasts to engage his community

PR Daily

Engaging your community is difficult if your audience is gripped with fear and doubt—which poses a problem for dentists. Dr. Kyle Bogan’s show, covering local events and dental care tips, is the winner of Ragan’s 2019 Health Care PR & Marketing Award for Best Podcast. The podcast offers educational insight into a dentist’s view of the dangers of vaping and offers a platform to community leaders to share about their current initiatives.

Tips on Measuring Community [April #measurePR Recap]

Waxing UnLyrical

At the heart of social PR lies community. So that’s what we focused on for the April #measurePR Twitter chat; how to measure community, how to tell when community-building initiatives are working (and when they’re not), and how community-focused metrics might change over time. Experts in measuring community. A1: Building a community around a product or service is just part of our jobs in #PR today (which is great, because it’s fun!).

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.

5 tips for running virtual events at scale

Stephen Waddington

Conferences and events don’t transfer easily to the web but the PRCA, Provoke Media and the Virtual PR Summit have thought hard about how to create successful virtual events. Events were among the first business activity to be hit by the COVID-19 crisis. industry events COVID19

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How COVID-19 and recent events have energized online advocacy

PR Daily

It can be difficult to find silver linings in the pandemic and in the tragic events that led to the renewed fight for social justice—although the latter, while long overdue, is a step in the right direction.

Monday Roundup: Celebrating Your Community

Waxing UnLyrical

” 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.

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. VIRTUAL EVENT: Keep employees informed, engaged and inspired ].

Virtual experiences, not virtual events

Stephen Waddington

How simplyIC remodeled its event by focusing on delegate experience. As a business that sits at the intersection of internal communications and technology when COVID-19 hit the UK, cancelling the event didn’t feel like the right option.

How MTV covers live events—and engages its followers

PR Daily

Velazquez shared insights from MTV’s approach to covering live events—which you can apply to your strategy, even if you’re not on the Billie Eilish beat. Velazquez emphasized the importance of recruiting and empowering community managers representative of the demographic you’re keen to reach.

Mitigating Adverse Childhood Events

Scott Public Relations

They may be being raised by a grandparent who works multiple jobs to put food on the table and to pay at least a portion of the tuition at this school that is the lifeline for these children – a community where they have safety, security, love, inclusion, and a solid education. Because the power of adverse childhood events to permanently mar a human being’s life is astonishing, and depressing. Please think about what you can do to help these children and their school communities.

How Katharina Plath sees opportunity with virtual events

PR Daily

Spinning in-person events into virtual confabs has been an exciting opportunity for some PR pros. Her team spends quite a bit of time on Zoom, embracing a daily video chat and other remote interactions, such as a group yoga class to help build community when people can’t gather in an office.

Listening, joining conversations and exploring communities

Stephen Waddington

#PowerAndInfluence, #FuturePRoof, #PRstack, #PRFest and Comms School are all examples of communities with conversation and learning at their heart. You can catch a replay of the webinar via the Comms School community on Facebook. The start point is finding a community to join. Participating in a community A community is a means of people coming together around a shared interest, often to achieve a common goal. Communities of practice go a stage further.

Improve an Entire Community through Fundraising

Waxing UnLyrical

Community fundraising goes beyond raising funds for a specific cause. It provides an opportunity to improve an entire community through the efforts of the fundraiser. Here’s one example of an organization that’s clearly been successful through their community fundraising efforts. Leading by example, Boys to Men helps the whole San Diego community through its singular cause. “We Community, which we are going away from, is so important to our program.

Mitigating Adverse Childhood Events

Scott Public Relations

They may be being raised by a grandparent who works multiple jobs to put food on the table and to pay at least a portion of the tuition at this school that is the lifeline for these children – a community where they have safety, security, love, inclusion, and a solid education. Because the power of adverse childhood events to permanently mar a human being’s life is astonishing, and depressing. Please think about what you can do to help these children and their school communities.

Brands Must Show They Understand and Respect the LGBTQ Community, PRSA Webinar Panelists Say

PRSay

Featuring some of the country’s leading LGBTQ communications professionals, the event covered how PR practitioners can engage with and support the LGBTQ community. It is not enough to just speak up for one marginalized community on one topic,” he said. “We

Extend the Life of Your Event with Post-Event Planning

Waxing UnLyrical

Hosting an event is just the beginning of its life-cycle. The content you create and the leads you nurture will keep your event alive well after its end date. Tip: Keep the hashtag short and simple, and make sure you have it displayed at the event so the audience knows to participate. Tip: If you’re hosting a speaker, film their session and edit it down to quick, digestible takeaways post-event. What advice do you have for extending an event’s longevity?

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Social Media Communities: The “next move” for social media professionals

Karen Freberg

We have seen many communities arise of course over the past few decades on social media. However, can communities serve as the new “next move” for social media professionals? How do I go about in creating a community? Here are some best practices I have learned over the past few years in managing several communities. There are a ton of benefits in creating, managing and building a community. Understand managing a community does take time.

Why event promotion should use influencers

PR Daily

This is why influencer marketing is so successful—and crucial for growing key trade show or event metrics. Muehlbauer shared a live stream on Twitter that let his 2,400+ followers experience some of the event’s magic: Live from #SXSWestworld #sxsw [link]. For example, if you’re looking to generate awareness about a new event, your influencer search will look a lot different than if your goal is to sell tickets quickly. How can influencers shape events?