Smile Train’s Nijha Diggs shares the lessons of COVID-19

PR Daily

Nijha Diggs, senior director of public relations for Smile Train, says an unintended consequence of the pandemic has been extra time with parents, particularly her mom who she calls her “rock.”. We caught up with Diggs for the latest in our Day in the Life series.

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How social media can help you raise your profile as a speaker

PR Daily

Use social bookmarking tools like Delicious, Digg and StumbleUpon to get people to share your expertise. Use digital platforms to help you build buzz, facilitate audience interaction and forge genuine connections. This article originally appeared on PR Daily in January of 2018. Delivering a memorable, effective speech is a difficult mission, but it’s not impossible. There’s help around every digital corner.

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7 graduation speeches to inspire your communications

PR Daily

Daveed Diggs - Brown University - 2017. Diggs’ conversational tone departed from the gravitas of more traditional speeches, but his address did not give up any of the inspirational elements that are hallmarks of the occasion. Great commencement speeches seem to contain the same elements. The wise and accomplished speaker regales a stadium of youngsters with life wisdom, humor and personal anecdotes.

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The four best social media executions I’ve seen during Super Bowl week (so far)

Communications Conversations

Best Buy — Facebook Live with the Minnesota Vikings’ Stefon Diggs. But, you didn’t see too many brands truly “activate” the celeb like Best Buy did with its Facebook Live with Stefon Diggs. In fact, I saw Diggs at the Ford Truck booth at Super Bowl LIVE on Saturday night, and it appeared the only thing he was doing was taking pics with fans. Living in Minnesota, I feel compelled to write about Super Bowl-related topics this week.

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Where do you get your news from? From now on, this website

PR in High Definition

Featuring reddit, Digg, Buzzfeed, Reuters, CNN, the New York Times and many, many more. If, like us, you spend the first half hour of the morning reading through news, before keeping an eye on a menagerie of channels throughout the day, watching news channels broadcast on social feeds, reading the latest newsletters and so on, it can get a bit unmanageable.

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Why and how PR pros should adopt the PESO model

PR Daily

It’s important not to ignore StumbleUpon, Reddit, Pinterest, Digg and some of the other platforms. In a system that merges four kinds of media—paid, earned, shared and owned—savvy communicators can keep up with the shifting landscape of news and information dissemination. This article originally appeared on PR Daily in January of 2018. The business world has been upended with the introduction of social media and access to better data, but the PR industry has stayed stagnant.

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How social media can help you raise your profile as a speaker

PR Daily

Use social bookmarking tools like Delicious, Digg and StumbleUpon to get people to share your expertise. Delivering a memorable, effective speech is a difficult mission, but it’s not impossible. There’s help around every digital corner. Social media, in particular, offers a potential goldmine of support and resources that can help you knock your next presentation out of the park. Here’s how social media can help you become a better speaker: 1. Use it before the event.

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Don’t be the James Franco of health care communications

PR Daily

Let’s not forget about all your pins, posts, tweets, circles, “likes” and “diggs.”. I’d describe my feelings about James Franco as agnostic. Then I saw the one-man show, “Bring Me the Head of James Franco, That I May Prepare a Savory Goulash in the Narrow and Misshapen Pot of His Skull” by Chicago actor Ian Belknap. Now I have a new opinion: He’s terrible. Franco, that is, not Belknap.).

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29 Advanced Digital Newsletters That Help You Learn

ZudePR

Digg Deeper’s Daily Wrap. Like Digg. You Should Read This If. You want to find a more time-efficient way to curate content. You’re an SME struggling with web marketing. You’re a public relations practitioner. You’re bored of reading the same old content and want some new authors. You want to learn more about digital marketing and SEO. You want to learn. Full stop. Why This Post’s Important: 29 Brainy Newsletters.

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A quick social media glossary

PR Daily

Digg — a social news website that enables members to submit and vote on articles. “After you read my blog, just ping me on chat.”. Though many PR professionals speak fluent social media, some of our clients, executives, or audience members may not. Their experience with social media may not go beyond Facebook, so it may seem like everyone else is speaking a foreign language. Here is a quick guide to some common terms, which you can use a universal translator for social media. Blog —.

Content Marketing: Don’t Make Home Improvements to Rental Property

Sword and the Script

The list of sites have closed, changed, or in some way shifted focus is long and getting longer – Digg, Delicious , Orkut, Amplify, Freindster, and MySpace – among others. It’s almost cliché, except the advice is sage: when it comes to content marketing , don’t make home improvements to a rental property. The popular livestreaming video website Blab shuttered earlier this month with little warning.

It’s time to call the Popeye’s tweet a huge social media win

Communications Conversations

And Stephon Diggs. ICYMI, another “Twitter war” broke out last week. This episode featured Chick-Fil-A, Popeye’s and the king of Twitter wars, Wendy’s. I’ve been a long-time skeptic of these Twitter battles, as I believe they add virtually nothing from a marketing/communications perspective.

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Mission Impossible? Migrating to a Career in Public Relations

PR Job Coach

Build, enhance and/or check your profiles on Linkedin, Facebook, Myspace, Google Profile, Twitter, Digg, Tumblr, Ning, etc. Here is another guest blog of mine on Lindsay Olson''s site on migrating from a career in journalism to one in public relations. link] Being a public relations job coach, I am constantly advising folks about how best to manage and architect their growth as public relations professionals.

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The Byline Article GOOD Pitch is Fresh Content

Bad Pitch Blog

5 social bookmarking websites to enhance the visibility of your press release – a useful article that consider how StumbleUpon, Digg and related services can increase brand awareness via press releases. - Byline article pitches usually stink. This is because, even if the pitch is targeted, the article is usually included in the pitch. The recipient assumes the article has been sent to several other blogs or media outlets.

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UBER: So Cool, Yet So Uncool

Flatiron Communications

The forum was set up by investor and entrepreneur Jason Calacanis; Chris Sacca and Digg’s Kevin Rose were its “chapter heads.” I was among the first New Yorkers to sign up for Uber back in May 2011 when the premium on-call taxi service announced its Big Apple debut at the New York Tech Meetup. I must admit that I didn’t take my first ride until a couple of years later when my college-aged son ordered one on a rainy night following a family dinner.

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Defining the “Post-Truth” Environment

Return on Reputation

It’s not simply a recent and strictly political phenomena, nor is “post-truth” an ephemeral trend like Second Life or Digg. In recent posts , we’ve talked about the so-called “post-truth” environment we find ourselves operating in as communicators. For many, it feels like the ground under our feet has suddenly and quite substantially shifted, and the presumptions and PR playbook many relied on for decades have been turned on their head.

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5 Ways to Step Up Your Infographics

PR Breakfast Club

Right at the bottom there are more sharing options for some of the lesser known networks like Tumblr, Digg and more. There was a time when simply creating and sharing an infographic would net you a ridiculous amount of attention. Those days are long gone because now everyone has figured out the importance of visual content and therefore infographics are used much more frequently. Now, the space is competitive. Your infographic has to be both more compelling and informative than the next.

7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

Plus one peeve I have with any network like this or Digg, etc. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali 7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks December 21st, 2010 Tweet I first heard about Amplify earlier this year; I believe it was at the January chapter meeting of IABC/DC Metro.