5 Tips to spark creativity and improve writing

Media Bullseye

Writing can be a therapeutic, relaxing way to share ideas and express yourself. Writer’s block is frustrating, especially when you’re unable to even think of an interesting topic about which to write. Try some writing exercises. Communications Public Relations Writing Feature

Creativity in PR: Too Focused on the Big Idea?

The Hoffman Agency

I’ve been mulling the idea of creativity in public relations lately. I’ve nothing against the big idea, and the creative thinking that goes into it. The ongoing need for creativity in public relations. Tips for structuring a creative PR programme.

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Writing Hacks to 10X Your PR Success

Social PR Chat

Imagine how much more productive and rewarding your writing time could be if, when you made time to write and sat down and opened that laptop, you could get right to it? In a recent Office Hours Live Chat, I got to pick the brain of a business writer and writing coach Miranda Miller. She’s been writing for brands and other organizations for over 15 years and now teaches other writers tricks and tips to dramatically improve the quality and value of their writing.

3 lies that are killing your creativity

PR Daily

You face the blank screen, fingers curved over the keyboard, preparing to put new words on a new page; you are on the brink of creative action. Lift language from an internal document to use in a message for customers. The lie: I'm not creative. How creative of you.).

13 clever and inspiring quotes about writing

PR Daily

Writers often pride themselves on their limitless creativity, but even they occasionally need an inspirational push. Luckily, other writers and creative people can help. If you need a little inspiration this week, here are 13 witty and insightful quotes about writing.

6 ways artificial intelligence is transforming writing

PR Daily

Are we going to see computers writing the next Great American Novel? Over the last decade or so, though, AI (artificial intelligence) has become increasingly sophisticated, and it’s influencing the world of writing in a number of interesting ways.

7 techniques for optimizing your writing time

PR Daily

I'm not suggesting that you abandon these activities, but if you want to write you must carve out some protected time. Write first thing in the morning. Even if you're a night owl (as I used to be) it's so much easier to write first thing in the morning.

Why PR Pros Are The Most Versatile Writers

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

But according to the 2018 USC Annenberg Center for Public Relations Global Communications Report , writing is the skill most valued by PR recruiters. Successful PR people tend to be good writers; yet even more impressive than the quality of good PR writing is its versatility.

Tips for writing long-form posts on LinkedIn

PR Daily

on the weekend; include pictures, videos, presentations, or documents to bolster your expertise on the topic. A creative headline helps too. This article was originally published on PR Daily in October 2014.

How to sleep better and enhance your writing

PR Daily

Sleep isn’t just about being a functioning human being; it also has a lot to do with writing. That’s because sleep affects executive function : the area of the brain responsible for creative thinking, decision-making, memory and reaction time. How's your sleep lately?

Are You Writing Intelligent Content? Should You Be?

Waxing UnLyrical

If your content is to be viable in the longer term you want your creative work to be found whether it be delivered via voice on a Google Home device, on an Apple Watch or on a starship view screen. Translating entire documents is cumbersome and time-consuming. Guest Post by Kathy Vaské.

Write a killer LinkedIn summary in 3 steps

PR Daily

Before you write your summary: Know your audience and how you want them to feel after reading your summary. Think of your content under the categories described below, then fill in the buckets: Accomplishments: Write a sentence for each of your most important accomplishments.

SpeakerNet News | How to Write a Press Release for Speakers


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SpeakerNet News | How to Write a Press Release for Speakers


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How to Write a Press Release that Gets Journalists’ Attention

PR Fuel

Write the release first, edit it later. Keep the release looking good with solid writing and formatting. Never Write a Press Release Without a Plan. When it comes to press release writing, it’s easy to see it as just another task filling up your to-do list.

6 Quick Tips For PR Writers

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Now more than ever, public relations recruiters prioritize writing skills. But some just entering our profession may be surprised by what type of writing a typical PR position requires. PR writing may not be what you think. PR writing needs to be high-impact, but not overblown.

Infographic: Résumé writing tips from ‘The Avengers’

PR Daily

If you can make your résumé more than just a word document, it will be sure to help you stand out from the crowd. Securing a new gig often seems like it will take a superhuman effort of intergalactic proportions.

7 creative ways to promote your company’s corporate volunteer efforts

Communications Conversations

One execution of that campaign was its 10-Day Minnesotans project which asked a select number of influencers to visit Minnesota for a week and document their experience on Instagram. When it comes to corporate volunteerism and social media, isn’t this what we normally see from brands?

3 writing lessons from infographics

PR Daily

Be creative—brainstorm your hook. It’s the same with PR writing,” he says. Creativity and coming up with a unique approach to a tired old topic are hard work, but worth it.”. There are several techniques you can learn about and use, such as brain writing.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Write a unique résumé for every position (to please the bots). Stephanie Vozza shares six ways to create a technology-friendly CV in her “ How to write a résumé that will impress a bot ” piece. The tandem documents afford you a chance to go into more detail about your experience.

5 Ways to Break Through Writer’s Block

Waxing UnLyrical

It’s not that I can’t write when I’m flitting between social networks, but when I really need to put my head down and get a ton of writing down, I do need to go offline. Are there any things about your physicality that help you write better? Writing in Word.

Avast scrambles after data-collection reports, Boston Market’s bawdy Twitter fail, and emoji become more inclusive

PR Daily

Documenting how she got the most bang for her buck, Natalie shares creative inspiration aplenty for wholesome family meals, on a budget.

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In the PR World, Technical Writers Need Apply

Shift Communications

As a technical writer at HubSpot with a writing background and an English degree, I’m no stranger to the age-old belief that creatives have no place in STEM. But they also need people to bring that software to life with a dose of creativity and human understanding.

How many blog posts should you publish?

PR Daily

A documented content strategy. This doesn’t have to be lengthy, but you’ll want to at least document your target audience and goals so that you can keep benchmarks. Creating more content requires that you get creative with the ways in which you present it.

The Well Written Press Release #6: Include Multimedia


That’s because the standard on the internet for anything that shall catch our attention is that it at minimum, must include an image, but for the most part it includes some sort of combination of multimedia – images, documents, videos and audio. Including downloadable images, video, audio and documents right in the release so that they are able to use them to make their story unique to the other coverage out there. THE WELL WRITTEN PRESS RELEASE #3: WRITE FOR PERSONAS.

Improving Your Press Releases – It’s This Simple?

PR Fuel

Writing just might be the most important skill you can have. It doesn’t matter how many reporters you know or how unique your story angle is, if you can’t write a compelling press release that instantly sucks readers in, everything else is meaningless. Dare to be different and creative.

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Gamification meets accounting

PR Daily

Our team always works extremely hard to either write or find the appropriate subject matter experts for each game in order to ensure the curricular validity. digital-marketing creativity apps gamification stories

The 20 Responsibilities of PR and What They Entail


The PR pro either writes some of this content themselves or helps drive strategy with a team of writers/editors and/or guest blog contributors. Writing/Editing of Miscellaneous PR Assets. Niche industry events, role-specific conferences (catered to developers, creatives, etc.),

5 Powerful Ways to Craft the Best Content for Your Personal Brand

B2B PR Sense

We've all seen those posts that read like an essay -- just a big long document. You'll probably find that it gives you license to be more creative than other headlines such as "How to" and "Our Guide to." Here are few list examples to get your creative juices flowing.

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10 helpful, handy resources for writers

PR Daily

Let’s highlight resources that will help you focus, prompt creativity and host your pieces: Tools to help you focus. Just don’t get so distracted experimenting that you forget to write.). RELATED: Craft creative content that sails through the approval process. ].

Kpop Lessons: Handling Defamation Through Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: twchoi11 via Flickr , Creative Commons Though I wouldn’t consider myself as devoted as some fan clubs. Image: Gitgat via Flickr , Creative Commons Instead, speak up and join the conversation.

15 enduring keys to PR success

PR Daily

Analytical writing and counseling success have remained the same irrespective of whether a writer is pecking away at a typewriter and pulling copy paper and carbons from the carriage, or devising a digital strategy in a remote site thousands of miles away from the client. Creative writing?

How to remain an anonymous source

PR Daily

RELATED: Craft creative content that sails through the approval process. ]. Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) is an encryption software that allows you to send encrypted emails and documents. Can you truly hide your identity these days?

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How Simple Automation Saves Time And Tedium In PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

But much of it can be automated, allowing more time for developing the creative subject line or the new launch idea. Any public relations agency today needs nearly instant resources — from details on media preferences to data that informs our pitches and programs.

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30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Whether you’re a recent college grad or someone planning a career move, this slip of paper (or virtual document) must be polished if you want to impress hiring managers. As you write up a description of your gap year experience, take note of the job posting.

What those performance review phrases actually mean

PR Daily

Whether you’re writing one for your employees or will soon be the recipient of one from your boss, you should take a moment to unravel the “HR speak” so prevalent in these documents. Phrase : Jordy lacks basic skills in business writing.

11 quotations to share in your email signature

PR Daily

No compulsion in the world is stronger than the urge to edit someone else’s document.”. —H. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”. Read more of her posts on writing, editing and corporate life at.

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How to Keep Your Communication Chugging While Out of the Office


I’m big on writing several weeks’ worth of blog content at once so I can dedicate a chunk of time to focusing on my (or my clients’) blog. Bonus Tip: Because weeks can go by before I write for a blog again, I keep a document with topic ideas that I can refer to when I sit down to write.

12 ways to produce a killer press release

PR Daily

Write concisely. Write a snappy subject line for your email, says Elise Copps of Hamilton Health Sciences. Write snappily. Give the one reason why there is something press worthy, and stick to that for the entire document, Telisman says. Avoid unusual fonts.

Hold the hysteria: A quick primer on the exclamation point

PR Daily

You head to your Facebook or Twitter app and begin your new post with "Great news:" or "So, this happened:" or {insert your creative opener}. Is what you're writing very important? We all have important information to write about. Is what you're writing super exciting?