Here’s Where Communicators are Hoping to Invest More Resources

PR News

executives participating in a recent PR News/Crisp leadership roundtable shared an interesting wish list that centered around the… Continued. 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 media

PRCA Digital PR and Communications Report: "Digital PR moves fast"

Stephen Waddington

In the past 12 months digital PR has seen investment in content and paid social media but cuts in SEO and social listening. It’s hard to unpick a clear story from the PRCA’s Annual Digital PR and Communications Report. Digital PR moves fast as Danny Whatmough, chair of the PRCA Digital Group suggests in his introduction. Role of digital PR The PR and communications department takes the clear lead on digital and social media activities.

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Is Integrated Communications the Holy Grail or Just Cheap Talk?

PR News

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How Digital PR Pros Can Cope with Recent Google Search Updates

Cision

The PR industry and SEO no longer live in two separate worlds. A strong reason for PR pros to start concentrating more on SEO. In the advanced digital landscape and a mobile-first world, digital PR is already closely integrated with SEO. A case in point is that of Google’s algorithms, which apart from the SEO industry, also have a profound impact on the PR industry. The Digital and PR Evolution.

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3 ways to detect a digital PR crisis early

PR Daily

Social media monitoring is your most important defensive mechanism when it comes to online crisis management, says Lukaszewski. He suggests creating a S ocial M edia At tack R esponse T eam to notice and act on telltale crisis signs early: “The team should include staff with Web search skills and those already managing your social media. You might also consider creating a crisis response grid based on these categories: Bellyaching.

Does PR Have a Reputation Problem with the Media?

PR News

When Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg took a trip to DC last week to assure politicians that Facebook was taking serious the claims about Russian meddling in our elections, it was referred to as a “PR Blitz” by The New York Times, which also mentioned in the NY Times article that the social network hired three crisis… Continued. The post Does PR Have a Reputation Problem with the Media? appeared first on PR News Blog.

The Big Rethink for Communicators Ready for Real Change

PR News

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9 Great Ideas from Award-Winning Communicators

PR News

The post 9 Great Ideas from Award-Winning Communicators appeared first on PR News Blog. Corporate Responsibility Crisis Management Digital PR Internal Communication Measurement Media Relations Research Social Media Staffing and Management branding collaboration leadership measurement platinum pr silos trendsetting

Do Your 3 Search Words Suck? Six Questions to Ponder Now

PR News

Six Questions to Ponder Now appeared first on PR News Blog. Crisis Management Digital PR General Measurement Media Relations PR News Blogger Network Research Social Media Staffing and Management Water Cooler Barcelona Principles branding measurement media relations professional development search SEO storytellingAt a networking event last week, an industry colleague asked me if I’ve ever Googled myself.

Crisis Response Across Channels—Best Practices for Social Media

Meltwater - PR

If a digital PR crisis occurs, you need to be… Read More >>>. Enterprise Marketing PR & Comms Crisis Management Social MediaSocial media lets your business connect with an audience in real time. It can also accelerate negative comments about your business.

Let’s Make Public Relations More Relevant

PR News

It’s true – a lot of people just don’t understand what PR people do. The post Let’s Make Public Relations More Relevant appeared first on PR News Blog. Crisis Management Digital PR Internal Communication Measurement Media Relations PR News Blogger Network Research Social Media Staffing and Management Water CoolerThey think it’s about pitching the media, chasing positive coverage, then rinsing and repeating.

Digital PR spend increases significantly, but still not enough investment in training

Stuart Bruce

The PRCA Digital PR and Communications Report 2016 reveals a sharp rise in digital PR budgets, but continuing concern over the lack of investment in training. The PRCA (Public Relations and Communications Association) worked with YouGov to poll 203 in-house and PR agency executives to find in-house digital PR budgets have risen by 9% in a year, with expectation they will grow further over the next 12 months. Digital PR training.

The Epic List of PR’s Daily Challenges (And How to Overcome Them)

PR News

Reality checked in with me recently when a few parents on my son’s rowing team, knowing my affiliation with PR News, asked me to write the press releases for the club. The post The Epic List of PR’s Daily Challenges (And How to Overcome Them) appeared first on PR News Blog. Sure, it’ll be easy, I thought, not factoring in a few key variables such as time constraints and more importantly that I knew very… Continued.

PR Leaders Agree: It’s OK to Be a Bad-Ass

PR News

Coming just days after the Women’s March, PR News’ Top Women in PR awards luncheon in NYC was an ebullient event that brought the PR industry together to celebrate female leadership and the individuals who’ve moved the communications needle in the past 12 months. The post PR Leaders Agree: It’s OK to Be a Bad-Ass appeared first on PR News Blog.

How to Lose a Customer and Tarnish Your Brand in One Easy (Mis)Step

PR News

The post How to Lose a Customer and Tarnish Your Brand in One Easy (Mis)Step appeared first on PR News Blog. Communications Crisis Management Digital PR General Media Relations PR News Blogger Network Social Media Staffing and Management Water Cooler branding customer service email communication Facebook Instagram marketing public relations social media stakeholdersRarely do I mess with cookies, except to eat them.

Eight Ideas to Unlearn this Summer: A Communicator’s Checklist

PR News

The post Eight Ideas to Unlearn this Summer: A Communicator’s Checklist appeared first on PR News Blog. Crisis Management Digital PR General Internal Communication Media Relations Media Training Social Media Staffing and Management agencies clients customer service Internal Communications media relations Millennials professional development social mediaSand between your tanned toes and the relaxing sound of waves hitting the shore.

Your Half-Year PR Leadership Checklist: 7 Important Reminders for Communicators

PR News

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21 Social Media Insights, Ideas and Aha Moments for Communicators

PR News

But that’s what Adbul Muhammad, vp of digital development at rbb Public… Continued. The post 21 Social Media Insights, Ideas and Aha Moments for Communicators appeared first on PR News Blog. General crisis management data Digital PR influencers social media storytelling Video

Communicators Need to Find Their Voice to Better Define Their Value

PR News

You could even say: “PR people need to get a spine.” The post Communicators Need to Find Their Voice to Better Define Their Value appeared first on PR News Blog. Communications Crisis Management Digital PR General Internal Communication Measurement Media Relations PR Insiders PR News Blogger Network Research Social Media Staffing and Management Water Cooler business acumen communications KPIs leadership measurement personal development

What Do Two Pizzas, Blue Cars and a Dented Universe Have in Common? You Know If You’re an Innovator

PR News

You Know If You’re an Innovator appeared first on PR News Blog. Communications Crisis Management Digital PR General Internal Communication PR News Blogger Network Social Media Staffing and Management Apple disruption failure Gary Vaynerchuck Google leadership management mentors Richard Branson Steve Jobs talent teamworkThat idea you have, which everyone is calling crazy and couldn’t possibly work: well, it probably won’t work.

Five Critical Trends in Digital PR You Must Act On

Norton's Notes

In September, the PRCA launched a new report into digital trends in the PR industry. Put together after a YouGov study of 228 agency and in-house PR professionals across a wide range of sectors, the results are, for me, both encouraging and worrying. Digital remains the big growth area in PR. Agency and in-house skill sets continue to grow, which makes common sense considering the growth in digital and practitioners having no choice but to skill up.

The F Word: It’s Time to Make Your Move

PR News

At the PR News Top Women in PR Luncheon on… Continued. The post The F Word: It’s Time to Make Your Move appeared first on PR News Blog. Communications Crisis Management Digital PR Internal Communication Measurement Media Relations PR News Blogger Network Research Social Media Staffing and Management Arianna Huffington AVEs Barcelona Principles diversity failure Melissa & Doug Oprah professional development risk success Thomas Edison

How Digital PR Pros Can Cope with Recent Google Search Updates

Beyond PR

The PR industry and SEO no longer live in two separate worlds. A strong reason for PR pros to start concentrating more on SEO. In the advanced digital landscape and a mobile-first world, digital PR is already closely integrated with SEO. A case in point is that of Google’s algorithms, which apart from the SEO industry, also have a profound impact on the PR industry. The Digital and PR Evolution.

Eight Ideas to Unlearn this Summer: A Communicator’s Checklist

PR News

The post Eight Ideas to Unlearn this Summer: A Communicator’s Checklist appeared first on PR News Blog. Crisis Management Digital PR General Internal Communication Media Relations Media Training Social Media Staffing and Management agencies clients customer service Internal Communications media relations Millennials professional development social mediaSand between your tanned toes and the relaxing sound of waves hitting the shore.

Top Tips For Handling A PR Crisis

Personal PR

Nearly one half of all organizations are unprepared to handle a PR crisis, which is especially scary considering the lasting impact a poorly handled response can have on a brand’s reputation. The post Top Tips For Handling A PR Crisis appeared first on Laurie Pehar Borsh Digital PR. Public Relations crisis management PR crisis Using Social Media

Social Listening: A Few Facts Every PR PRo Must Know

Rock the Status Quo

As PR pros, we are responsible for awareness and reputation, and it’s a logical leap to monitoring mentions and crisis control. Even if we don’t handle social media for a client, it’s definitely our role to advise them on social listening and its kissing cousin, crisis management. It’s a social media management dashboard, not a mention monitoring solution. Digital PRAccording to a 2015 Brandwatch study , only 46.6%

Leeds PR Agency Prohibition PR is looking for a PR Executive – is it you?

Prohibition

It’s been an exciting time at Prohibition PR. As you’ve probably figured out, we’re not old fashioned when it comes to PR. While we do ‘the traditional stuff’ very well indeed, we’re constantly pushing the boundaries of what you would expect from a PR agency. So that involves lots of exciting things like online community building, social media listening, brand audits, online crisis management, content marketing and video seeding.

Leeds PR Account Manager Job Vacancy

Prohibition

While we do ‘the traditional stuff’ very well indeed, we’re constantly pushing the boundaries of what you would expect from a specialist PR agency. So that involves lots of exciting things like online community building, social media listening, brand audits, online crisis management, content marketing and video creation and seeding. Here’s what we’re after: We’re looking for someone with at least 2 year’s PR experience, with a definite interest in all things social media.

Newsletters Every PR Pro Should Subscribe To

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Every good PR person has the same best friend – email. Check out these 10 newsletters every PR pro should read. PR News: The Skinny. PR Daily News Feed. For tech PR pros, Digiday is a great publication and considered a top tier placement.

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Chart Porn and the PR Condition

PR News

When you bring hundreds of communicators together over two days for a conference on PR Measurement in Philadelphia, it gets interesting in a way the founding fathers never anticipated. “It’s It’s like one big therapy session here,” noted measurement expert Katie Paine, in reference to the discourse among PR News Measurement Conference attendees of the many… Continued. The post Chart Porn and the PR Condition appeared first on PR News Blog.

7 Occasions When PR And Marketing Must Work Together

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Between the PR and marketing functions of any organization there can be creative tension or even competition. PR and marketing are perceived very differently, especially in a corporate environment. A great brand marketing PR campaign can even drive leads and sales.

For She’s a Jolly Good Fellow. And So Is He

ZudePR

Zude PR , that is. I’ve known Inverness and Edinburgh-based Platform PR MD Jane Cumming for the best part of 20 years. There aren’t many people she doesn’t know in the Scottish PR industry. She’s a great communications practitioner (particularly crisis management), a fellow grammar pedant, and like me, is always learning. And thanks, UK PR. Another PR stereotype debunked. PR/Business blog

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28 Observations from 28 Months as a Solo PR

ZudePR

One of them was me, Zude PR. I don’t know what the figure is for Glasgow PR firms, but I imagine it’s similar. Here are 28 top observations from MY first 28 months as a solo digital PR pro (just in case you ever need them ). You Should Read This If: You’re c onsidering setting up your own (in my case solo) PR firm. I’m a 43-year-old traditional-media-relations-guy-turned-digital-PR. And I’m a much better PR to boot. #5:

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

PR pros looking to make a difference in the world can be part of Shedd Aquarium’s programs with a new communications and PR coordinator. The position works alongside the aquarium’s director of communications and PR to develop, support, manage and integrate PR and marketing strategies. Candidates should have experience with brand storytelling, crisis management and media training. Social media manager—HarperCollins Publishers (New York).

29 Advanced Digital Newsletters That Help You Learn

ZudePR

You want to learn more about digital marketing and SEO. It recommends 29 advanced digital newsletters you can subscribe to. I fondly remember sitting in a room with four PR consultant colleagues in 1997. ” PR has changed since then, and the Internet, powered by lightning fast broadband speeds, has been transformative. I already knew where to look; I’d been doggedly increasing my digital knowledge for a few years, getting to know who were the experts.

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3 lessons from circus PR

PR Daily

The promoters who ballyhooed 19 th- and early 20 th -century circuses were the creators of modern PR. RELATED: We're recognizing the brightest minds in digital PR and social media. ]. The days are gone when a PR pro could stroll into a newsroom with a bottle of whiskey and expect a warm welcome and a full page in return. Rather than quibble over who had caused the fire, Ringling management accepted full financial responsibility and agreed to pay damages.

7 PR Blogs You Should Be Following

Critical Mention

Adjusting to new trends is part of the business for PR professionals. While we certainly encourage PR and communications pros to follow our insightful Critical Mention blog , we also want to share a few of our other favorite PR blogs. Ragan’s PR Daily. PR Daily is a news site that delivers news, advice, and opinions on the public relations, marketing, social media, and media worlds. Our top picks: PR strategies can vary from organization to organization.

What Do You Get When You Cross Media Trends with Customer Support and Investor Relations? PR Tech Sum: Business Wire, Meltwater, Onclusive, Cision, TrendKite

Sword and the Script

At the beginning of every new month, I take a look back and the news and notes stemming from the software developers that make tools for PR pros. I call it the PR technology summary ( PR tech sum ) and here’s what I found over the last 30 days. Interestingly, PRWeek pointed to some of the competitive pressures in the industry as a result of acquisitive environment: “Business Wire once partnered with TrendKite, the digital PR platform that was acquired by Cision this year.

How to be a PR Pro Without Losing Your Soul

ZudePR

Similarities to PR. And the more I read the more I realised that a graphic design consultant’s life bears an uncanny resemblance to that of the PR man/woman/pro. So here are 21 tips from the author, Adrian Shaughnessy, for any graphic designer (or PR). This is the book waiting to be written about the PR industry. It shines more light than any book I’ve ever read about being a PR consultant (and it’s about design). PR/Business blog

TrendKite’s Comprehensive Guide to Crisis Communications

TrendKite

A recent headline in PR News shared something we all know, but don't love to admit: " Brands See Risks but Fail to Plan for Them." " Sound like the crisis strategy you know you should have in place? The crisis strategy with contingencies for everything that could go wrong on top of the crisis itself— like not being able to get ahold of the point person for executing the plan or someone else in the chain of command for approvals, for example.