Belgium transport minister steps down after document leak

PR Daily

On Friday, Belgium’s transport minister, Jacqueline Galant, resigned after the surfacing of a confidential document detailing the government’s flawed airport security measures. As accusations emerge following the terrorist attack in Brussels, a Belgian official is stepping down.

How to Use Google Docs with WordPress, and Why It’s Awesome


Collaboration – one of the best features of Google Docs is the capability to share and collaboratively edit documents. By giving users permission to modify a document, multiple users can contribute and edit a piece of content simultaneously.

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4 INSPIRING EXAMPLES: How to tell your brand story via an end-of-year report

PR Warrior

Granted, the financials obviously need to be presented in a certain way but, unfortunately, chances are the rest of the document will be full of chest-beating and meaningless jargon and… MORE. Large companies with lots of shareholders tend to publish annual reports.

Four Ways to Streamline the Pitching Process


As requests come in, your media spokesperson needs to be well informed and prepared for each opportunity, which includes a concise document that highlights helpful information about the reporter, their outlet, and important speaking points.

Business Wire Releases New White Paper: Is Your IR Site a Security Liability?

Business Wire

At the top of that list should be the creation and maintenance of an investor relations site, a beneficial communications tool that makes it easy for analysts, shareholders and the media to find essential financial documents and material news. The modern IRO has many areas of responsibilities.

Strategy & Tech Tools Can Boost Content Success

The Proactive Report

Of the other half who did, only 38% had documented their strategy. These ten steps will help you create and document your content marketing strategy. Two recent studies show that brand engagement is the No. 1 marketing objective supported by content marketing. 66.8%

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What Goes in an Annual PR plan


If it’s someone else’s company, I’d still suggest making it human and real, but check with them first because lots of people are still very allegiant to formal, stuffy documents that lull most people to sleep during the day.

7 Steps To Creating Customer Personas To Build Your Consumer Brand


Summarize all the information you’ve collected in a short document so you can easily refer to it when planning your next marketing campaign. Distribute your persona document to other members of your marketing, design, PR and social media teams.

Content Marketing: How to Get Ridiculously Awesome Reach With Minimal Effort

Rock the Status Quo

It also isn’t just limited to slide decks; you can upload videos, infographics, images, and documents. 10,908. That’s the number of eyeballs I’ve reached with the eight presentations I’ve uploaded to SlideShare.

Free Issues Management Response Flow Chart (For Your Use)

Melissa Agnes

Here’s a preview (you can click the below image to download the.pdf version of this document): Remember!

Ten Awesome Free Digital PR eBooks to Put on Your iPad Tonight

Rock the Status Quo

If you haven’t documented your 2015 strategy yet, impress your c-suite by using these free Content Marketing Management Toolkit templates that evolved from a Smart Insights – Hubspot collaboration. Wondering what my favorite eBooks are?

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How to Recover From a Brand Crisis


According to Burston-Marstellar , the brands that recoup and recover the fastest are the ones with well-documented policies. Crises happen to every brand, no matter how big or small they are.

10 Easy Hacks To Make You a Productivity Ninja


Scrivener is an application that subdivides your post into pieces (placed in individual word documents) and then associates the documents in a database that you can rearrange how you see fit. Create and maintain documents and lists in the cloud for mobile and desktop use.

Easily Convert PDFs to JPG for Social Media With Zamzar

Ryan Foran

I will often get flyers sent to me that people want posted on our social media sites, but they are not my documents and not in an acceptable image format to be able to post to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

Let the Out of Office Messages Begin

Critical Mention

I’m sure each and every movement will be well-documented, so I’ll know exactly when she’s reachable. Memorial Day Weekend heralds the beginning of the summer vacation season and the prospect of getting away from it all for a week or two.

7 PR Mistakes to Avoid in 2017


It is also very important to document your strategy. A clear, documented strategy could mean the difference between success and failure in your PR efforts.

Why Brands Need to Get Emotional


In the 2016 CMO survey, 87% of respondent said they can’t document that social media activity actually creates new customers. Emotion and reason are the two key forces that wrestle in every executive, politician and consumer’s mind as they make decisions every day.

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Key Stats and Trends in Content Marketing [Infographic]

Solo PR Pro

Having a documented and consistent strategy and clear metrics for success can help us to ensure that our content marketing efforts deliver as expected. Content remains an important cornerstone of public relations strategy.

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Donald Trump and the Question of Leadership. How Does He Measure Up?

PR Matters

My fingers are long and beautiful, as, it has been well documented, are various other parts of my body. Yes, it does look like he’s in the middle of saying “Go F k Yourself.” ” The type of leader you are depends on your character.

Inbound PR vs. Traditional PR and Why Traditional PR Sucks


Either a) by being a thought leader in the space you’re in (typically manifested via blog) or b) by creating content for which your audience is willing to exchange contact information (think video, infographic, document, etc.). Ok, maybe it doesn’t suck. But definitely ageing. Anyways… “Inbound?” you’re thinking. “I’m in Comms. We’re meant to push – not pull.”

Part I: Treat Every Meeting Like a First Interview

PR Expanded

It’s dangerous to rely on your memory to document what people say once the meeting is over. The more you can document, you may find new and interesting information post meeting. This post is Part I of a two-part series on Treating Every Meeting Like a First Interview.

Does Your Crisis Scenario Plan Need Some Love?


Open that document up and marvel at your smarts! As a team-centric PR and social crew, we are always updating our roles and responsibilities documents to ensure we have our aces in their places.

Work on what matters: the start of my social sabbatical

Frederik Vincx

That’s why I’ll document my learnings, in the hope that it will inspire other builders to help out. Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s time for a reset. To start over and reconnect with the things that really matter to me and to the people around me. It’s been ten years since I graduated.

DIY or Pro Video: Which One is Best for Your Brand?


A video project usually starts with the client completing a concept development document. This document helps define the objectives, the target audience, the key messages, the call to action and the budget. Almost anyone can shoot a video with a smart phone.

How to modernize your PR team workflow – The Essential Guide

Frederik Vincx

The issues we face in practice are well documented: measurement, media, paid, planning, and workflow. Document this workflow overview. This workflow documentation can also be used as training material for new hires and as a quality checklist for all employees.

How To Create a Simple Facebook Messenger Bot


It has robust help documentation but perhaps is a little more difficult to set-up than the other solutions. Facebook Messenger bots (chatbots) are a controversial feature that was added to the standalone Messenger service earlier this year.

Handling Social Media Complainers

Rock the Status Quo

It also doesn’t hurt to turn that planning into a written document. Trolls. Complainers. Haters. They’re unavoidable on social media and most of us quake in fear at the thought of handling them wrong.

How To Create A Social Media Strategy Step By Step

Doktor Spinn

Well, now that’s not really true … The actual question is, do you have a social media strategy document template that you could send over? One of the most common questions I get is, how do you create a social media strategy?

Starting a global conversation on global public relations standards

PR Conversations

We have received an invitation from Professor Anne Gregory and Jean Valin for all readers and contributors to PRConversations to get involved in a global project defining the capabilities of proficient public relations practitioners.

Why Your Writing Sucks: Business Writing Skills for the Digital Age [Book Review]


If a comma is out of place in a legal document, there could be costly repercussions for a client. When it comes to writing, lawyers are notoriously loquacious. Just ask Kate Erickson , a former lawyer turned human resources professional.

Infographic: Journalists Want Brands to Provide Multimedia-Rich Content


An exception would be a live event, where you want to document exactly what happened in real-time. Cision’s annual survey of more than 1,550 North American journalists and influencers reveals key findings on how journalists use news releases and multimedia to tell better stories.

Webinar: 5 Things Journalists Hate About Your Newsroom With Peter Shankman and Joe Witte


Feel free to download the document using the link below. . It came, it went, and you missed it (or it was so awesome you’re watching it again). But never fear, the recording of the webinar, 5 Things Journalists Hate About Your Newsroom is right here. What did we cover? What goes on in a journalist’s mind throughout their work day? The Actual 5 Things Journalists Hate About Your Newsroom. How to fix those said 5 things. What journalist DO look for in your media center.

Stop Taking Pictures of Your Private Parts and Other Online Reputation Advice

David PR Group

Resist the urge to digitally document everything. We have to resist the urge to document everything that we do, and stop ourselves from documenting the failings of others.

8 more tips for better proofreading

PR Daily

That's] especially helpful for a document you've been working on for a while and have reader/proofer fatigue.”. Sit outside as you review your document. A few weeks ago, I wrote about ways to improve your proofreading skills.

How to Create a Social Media Content Calendar


An editorial calendar for social media, like its name implies, is a calendar documenting the content an organization plans to share via social media. When developing a public relations or marketing strategy, many companies decide to start by jumping on the social media train.

Inside Innovation: ING Bank Communications team

The Resolution Blog

We have cut so much wasted document writing and meeting time. When we started the ‘Inside Innovation’ series we thought we would come across teams trying some new tactics or learning new skills.

5 Unexpected Life Lessons I Learned Working in PR


One of my former managers edited documents so heavily that when I sent him something to review, I joked that the draft was on its way to “Caveat Hill.”. This is a guest post by Nova Halliwell, a PR professional in New York City. Forty minutes.

10 Annoying Grammar Mistakes to Avoid When Writing Just About Anything


Whether you’re writing a blog post, an eBook or a budget recommendation to your boss, your reader will appreciate a well-crafted document that avoids common—and annoying—mistakes. I’m not actually that good with grammar.

3 Hacks for Editing.pdf Files and Images

Bad Pitch Blog

Our job requires us to work with a lot of documents and images. Bend Portable Document Files To Your Will Anyone that''s wanted to edit a.pdf file knows how frustrating it can be. Zamzar is great for converting documents of all shapes and sizes.

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Is PR Overrated? Marketers Don’t Think So.


The entire document is well worth the read, but there was one particular question that stood out to us. Each year for the past 7 years, Hubspot has released a comprehensive study on the state of inbound marketing.

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