11 tips to earn media coverage for your construction company

Axia PR

Did you know that positive news coverage helps to improve your construction company’s reputation? Far too often, customers don’t know which company to turn to when they have a construction need because all of them seem the same. construction news media

How construction industry marketing will evolve after coronavirus – and what you can do to prepare

Axia PR

The rapidly spreading coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused major disruption for a vast number of industries worldwide, including the construction industry. construction

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Dangers of construction insolvency

Practical Law Construction

For many years, the construction industry has suffered more than most with insolvencies. In 2018, it was the hardest hit economic sector, with construction insolvencies representing 17% (3,001 from a total of 17,454). This trend continued into 2019, with provisional figures indicating construction insolvencies accounted for 18.6% (3,198 from a total of 17,197).

Six Ways You Can Make Criticism Constructive When It Comes to Communications


Giving and receiving constructive criticism isn’t easy, but it is vital. All criticism should be taken as constructive and of intrinsic value, intended to amplify client successes – not roadblock it. . The post Six Ways You Can Make Criticism Constructive When It Comes to Communications appeared first on Barokas Communications. No BS Blog Constructive Criticism Client/Agency Relationships Feedback Professional Growth

Calculating the final date for payment under a construction contract

Practical Law Construction

Rochford Construction Ltd v Kilhan Construction Ltd. I’ve always thought section 110(1) was one of the more straightforward of all the provisions in the Construction Act 1996 (and it is one that wasn’t amended in 2011).

18 questions a private equity company asked our PR agency about our PR experience for construction companies

Axia PR

A private equity company recently asked our public relations firm 18 questions as they seek a strategic PR partner.

Strunk and White’s step-by-step manual of sentence construction

PR Daily

In first section, “Elementary Rules of Usage,” Strunk, the Cornell University egghead, and White, the author of the beloved children’s books “Charlotte’s Web” and “Stuart Little,” move step by step from the smallest details (apostrophes) to greater matters of sentence construction. “Do The post Strunk and White’s step-by-step manual of sentence construction appeared first on PR Daily.

Journalists Offer Constructive POVs on The PR Pitch

Ishmael's Corner

The post Journalists Offer Constructive POVs on The PR Pitch appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. The relationship between the media and PR can resemble a tug of war.

Guidelines for delivering constructive criticism

PR Daily

Constructive criticism, ultimately, is an act of caring. What’s the best way to tell someone they’re not cutting the mustard? An infographic produced by Headway Capital offers guidance for navigating the sticky wicket of reproaching a colleague. The graphic opens by affirming that negative (and specific) feedback can lead to higher performance and more cohesive teamwork. It has to be a two-way street, though: Managers should create a space in which employees can voice their own concerns.

Hands off! Ownership of goods and materials on construction projects

Practical Law Construction

There is significant financial uncertainty in the construction industry. If there are no such provisions the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982 (for construction contracts) and Sale of Goods Act 1979 (for supply contracts) will apply. The supplier’s contract with the contractor is likely to be a contract for the sale of goods rather than a construction contract, and different considerations apply. The future is very uncertain at the moment.

Drones in construction – designing for urban air mobility

Practical Law Construction

While data collection is a common and continuing use of drones in the construction industry, their potential goes much further. Data collection in the construction industry. The use of drones for data collection before, during and after the construction phase includes: Building surveys and maintenance: Performing a building survey using a drone can save time and money. It is clear that the use of drones will continue to increase in the construction industry.

Supreme Court’s decision in Bresco is ground-breaking for construction insolvencies

Practical Law Construction

The Supreme Court has handed down a judgment that will fundamentally affect construction insolvencies by allowing insolvent companies the unfettered right to start adjudications. The decision firmly redresses the balance that was previously in favour of solvent construction companies and firmly against insolvent construction companies. Most of the commentary confirmed the construction market’s view that a company in liquidation lost its right to adjudicate.

Construction Starts in November Slide 12% Nationwide

Karen Freberg

Less activity reported for the month in nonresidential building and public works

COINS appoints Firefly to spearhead COINS Construction Industry Grand Challenge

PR in High Definition

Firefly has been appointed by Construction Industry Solutions (COINS) to handle the international PR surrounding the inaugural COINS Construction Industry Grand Challenge (CCIGC). This puts us in charge of an exciting opportunity to promote and encourage sustainability in the construction industry. The post COINS appoints Firefly to spearhead COINS Construction Industry Grand Challenge appeared first on Firefly Communications.

Constructing the Organizational Narrative: PR definition in the making

PR Conversations

Graphic recording by Liisa Sorsa of "A Heart to Art Chat" unconference at the Art Gallery of Ontario. There’s an insidious, four-letter word that continues to haunt and largely define the public relations industry (at least in the public’s estimation): Spin. We know this. We fight it. But a big part of the problem is that the average person still does not know what it is we do. For that matter, some practitioners appear confused, limiting PR to media relations and/or publicity.

Living The Heretically Productive Life [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

A while back, I was asked by the estimable Thursday Bram to contribute to a blog post on Constructively Productive that would focus on “heretical’ productivity. That’s constructively productive. Business Career Shonali Burke back yard squirrel constructively productive cw bulletin heretical productivity iabc lateral action thursday bram Ed: WUL will be back next week with brand new posts, but for now enjoy this post that originally ran on July 14, 2010.

How The Right Brand Partnerships Can Build Audience Loyalty

PR News

Brands that constructively feed off each others ideas, perspectives, and resources can effectively expand both audience and reach through collaboration. Hence, successful brand partnerships can optimize brand loyalty through maximum exposure. While consulting metrics about media engagement proves useful in mapping future campaigns, deeper rapport is built when your brand’s message is integrated into every… Continued.

At Crenshaw Communications, We Stand For Racial Justice

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

We will continue to use this space for updates on our progress on this front and we’re open to constructive suggestions. We hope to be among the many who are determined in ways large and small to make this crisis work for constructive change. The past week has been painful, disturbing, and enlightening. It’s time to speak up.

In defence of argument and debate

Stephen Waddington

Healthy, constructive debate results in better creative and organisational performance. Feedback should be constructive and never personal. People that are prepared to challenge the status quo should be celebrated. I had some feedback on a document this week that was brutal.

Axia Public Relations promotes Clarissa Schearer

Axia PR

She works closely with regional and national construction, home services and professional services clients. Axia Public Relations promoted Clarissa Schearer to public relations associate. Using news, social and web media, she helps clients build awareness, trust and consideration with their target audiences. Prior to joining Axia in August 2019, she had years of retail, theme park and quick service restaurant experience. agency news

Find your brand archetype to boost your business image

Agility PR Solutions

A good image is incredibly valuable for a company of whatever size, but if you’re just starting, you should take the opportunity you have to construct one yourself. The importance of branding has been recognized more and more over the past few decades, so you might have an advantage over a competitor that does not […]. The post Find your brand archetype to boost your business image appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Public Relations branding

6 PR Tips For Staffing A Media Briefing

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

We like to be constructive, but candid. Constructive feedback will strengthen the relationship and help all parties improve even a good performance. In B2B public relations , one of the things we do regularly is arrange media briefings on subjects relevant to our clients’ business.

Why small businesses struggle with PR firms

Axia PR

This includes a special focus on construction, professional services, and consumer services companies as well as franchisors. This is one story about PR and small businesses. Read How small companies do PR and what big companies can learn from them for more. Our public relations agency specializes in helping regional and national companies with news, social, and web services to build awareness, consideration, and sales for their companies' experts, products, and services.

Netzero Mohawk's new newsroom


A net zero building is a form of construction which reduces greenhouse emissions by using less fossil fuels. The journey to build this construction can be followed step by step in their new newsroom which features social media sharing and will include regular video updates. By using live streaming and virtual tours, visitors of the newsroom get a unique insight in the construction. NetZeroMohawk is Canada’s largest net zero institutional building.

AI’s infiltration and other 2019 trends comms pros need to know

Agility PR Solutions

Markets such as healthcare, retail and construction—ones that have historically been slower to evolve—are now embracing innovation to better serve their clients, meet business goals and increase the value of their brand. Innovation, across all verticals, has fueled significant growth in the tech industry.

Preparing for post-COVID—6 tips on how to start planning your pandemic recovery now

Agility PR Solutions

During this phase, pandemic management protocols (PMPs)—ways of working, traveling, socially congregating, and connecting—will have to be constructed and […]. Many countries across North America and Europe are now entering phase three (management) of the coronavirus pandemic, expected to last from mid-May through the end of the year 2020 and into the year 2021, according to new research from Forrester.

Pre-referral directions: mind the gap

Practical Law Construction

The adjudication proceeded as follows: The notice of intention to refer was served on day one, purporting to refer a dispute to adjudication under the Scheme for Construction Contracts 1998. Here’s a situation that arose recently in an adjudication where I acted for the responding party.

How To Set Expectations In Public Relations

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

No one wants to be negative, but a viewpoint grounded in experience and phrased constructively can go a long way in heading off trouble later. Public relations is known for being versatile, occasionally glamorous, and, yes, stressful.

PR Tips For A Deep Media Spokesperson Bench

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

That’s helpful in offering immediate and constructive feedback to company spokespersons. In B2B public relations , there are few assets more valuable than a terrific media spokesperson.

Moral rights: why should developers care?

Practical Law Construction

Yes “moral rights” caused all the trouble for these projects – not its more famous cousin, copyright which many regard as the chief culprit for construction IP disputes. Moral rights on construction projects.

Using Tech Tools for Maximum PR Coverage

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

This provides an opening to construct a media list that targets individuals who are, at a minimum, interested in the topic. Most PR agencies perform the same daily tasks – targeted media outreach, meticulous coverage tracking, and competitive monitoring, among others.

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10 tips for pitching major media outlets

Axia PR

A poorly constructed pitch can really harm your company’s reputation. Confessions from a daily newspaper editor. Pitching major news outlets requires skill and finesse. To effectively pitch a major media outlet, it’s important to put yourself in the journalist’s shoes. Here are 10 tips from the newsroom for getting noticed and earning that coveted major media outlet coverage for your company. Media Relations PR Tips Earned media

Can Sponsored Content Work For PR?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For earned media coverage, we carefully construct our pitches to follow the client’s intended narrative and the strategy that we think will resonate, but sometimes media take a different approach in a story. For anyone who works in public relations, content still reigns supreme.

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New study reveals disparity between AI talk and AI knowledge—where do you fit in?

Agility PR Solutions

While artificial intelligence is the buzzword of the moment with everyone talking about its attributes and a future powered by AI, new research from digital transformation firm Orion Business Innovation aimed at testing the industry’s understanding of AI’s context and history reveals that enthusiasm for AI exceeds knowledge of its origins and fundamental mathematical constructs. […].

How Punch’s Kara Latta manages the digital overload

PR Daily

Construction in my area starts promptly at 7. Trying to put a positive spin on the construction that surrounds me. Construction. Does your cellphone feel like both your best friend and weight holding you down? Here’s how one PR pro balances the need for connectivity and downtime. What is your No. 1 priority throughout the workweek? For Kara Latta, group account director at Punch Canada, the most important thing is authentic content that will resonate with an audience.

Product | Project Manager


Constructively gain alignment on scope, timelines, project goals and secure cross-functional support. . The role of the Product | Project Manager is to help manage products in our portfolio and run a number of development projects within the Engineering-Product teams. The product | project management focus is crucial to the company as there are a number of initiatives which need to be accomplished, that are impacted from the interrupt nature of the organization. . Responsibilities: .

7 Deadly Sins of Brand Storytelling (or why your brand storytelling sucks)


But when you start with them in mind, it’s much easier to construct the various stories your brand will tell if you keep them in mind. an open book showing an eaten apple and a snake, standing in for at least a couple of the deadly sins when it comes to brand storytelling. Hey, I get it.

Time isn’t on your side and resolving old disputes is never easy

Practical Law Construction

As Fraser J put it: “… one might have thought that any disputes under the construction contract between Erith and JDC for the landscape works at the Olympic Park for the London 2012 Olympic Games would have been finally resolved by 2020.

5 common grammatical errors in modern writing

PR Daily

Parallel construction. These days you can’t swing a dead albatross without hitting this construction: He bought peanuts, Cracker Jack and went to the ballgame. For those who didn’t clamor to diagram sentences in Mrs. Pickering’s English class, some basics of syntax and structure can be elusive. Here are a few stumbling blocks to sidestep. With ever-tightening deadlines, burdensome workloads and looming burnout, even seasoned writers can slip up on grammatical tenets.

Vokol Group’s Katie Mudd: ‘The greatest gift we can give each other right now is grace’

PR Daily

When it comes to the many challenges that the past few months have thrown in her path, from a construction crew cutting her internet access to learning every kind of videoconferencing format, she says that the key ingredient for success is taking things one day at a time.

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