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Communications During the COVID-19 Crisis | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

The current COVID-19 pandemic is undoubtedly one of the worst in living memory for most people. The suddenness and the rapid spread of the virus across the world have caught many companies (and governments) by surprise.

5 tips for smart, strategic social media during COVID-19

PR Daily

Are you struggling to produce pertinent posts during the pandemic? Here’s how to strike the right balance in the age of social distancing. Audiences are overwhelmed with COVID-19 messaging, updates and posts. Here’s how to stand out from the chaos and offer helpful, tasteful content: 1.

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Brands Start To Open Up

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The past two months have been extraordinarily challenging for brand communications and PR people. In the initial weeks of the COVID-19 shutdown, brands struggled to find the right response. Early efforts were tentative, pretentious, or even shallow.

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Introducing Article-Level Data from Cision

Cision

We are so excited to announce the launch of article-level data, allowing communicators to further understand how audiences consume earned media. Product News

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Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

Learn how to find and use influencers and advocates to gain buyer's trust on your behalf.

Announcing PR Daily’s 2020 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards finalists

PR Daily

Congratulations to this year’s impressive list of finalists. In a rapidly—and continually—changing digital landscape, it is those who innovate that rise above the noise and stand out. We called on these digital communications pros to share their creative work—and they delivered.

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3 telltale signs your downsizing has created a diversity desert

PR Daily

Before rushing to help leaders reopen for business, communicators should first check for clues that a talent drought may imperil recovery. During weeks of lockdown, people have reconsidered the ways they live, work and blend the two in the cozy crucible they call “home.”

What can today’s healthcare workers learn from combat veterans?

Agility PR Solutions

Imagine going to work each day armed with the best colleagues, the best technology, the best training, and the best education to battle a resilient, ever present, and capable foe. You do your best and people still die. Wake up the next day, do your best, people die. Then repeat, repeat and repeat.

Professional Sports Without Fans Will Increase Social Media Usage

Critical Mention

Whether you’re a football, basketball, soccer or baseball fan, you’ve likely asked yourself the same question. Are we going to be able to watch our favorite teams this year? Since the rise of COVID-19, many sports fans have been on the edge of their seats regarding upcoming seasons and tournaments.

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Employees put the brakes on returning to offices—nearly half now want to WFH permanently

Agility PR Solutions

The “new normal” has taken a “new” twist. For decades, the privilege of working from home seems like it has been largely reserved for elite, white-collar workers.

Top 15 Free PR Ideas to Grow Your Online Business

You've got a great idea, you've built your killer team, and you've maybe even gone through the first round or two of funding.

What it takes to maintain a modern media database

Muck Rack

What it takes to maintain a modern media database

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Brand journalism metrics surge during pandemic

PR Daily

Digital platforms across industries draw big audiences with reliable news, analysis and commentary. Are communicators “essential”? Not, of course, like health care workers and other first responders working on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Media Moves at The Wall Street Journal & Money, NYT?s ?The Argument? Pod Has a New Co-Host

Cision

Katie Deighton joins The Journal, Mallika Mitra news at Money, and more. Media Blog

PR writing corner—reviewing the latest changes to the AP Stylebook

Agility PR Solutions

So apparently blondes no longer have more fun—at least not according to the Associate Press Stylebook, a sort of bible for newspapers and other word nerds (of which I am proudly one).

How to “Kill It” During Your Next Big Change

When it comes to change communication, employees need your help to understand what’s happening. Use these four steps to help employees navigate change.

UK Media Moves including HELLO! Online, Refinitiv, History Today and more!

Cision

Kate Thomas joins HELLO! Online as Lifestyle Managing Editor; Aileen Chuang now at Refinitiv’s LPC Basis Point as a Senior Correspondent; Rhys Griffiths is promoted to Deputy Editor at History Today. Media Blog

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William Faulkner on writing from the heart

Doctor Spin

How do you make people care about what you have to say?

Introducing Article-Level Data from Cision

TrendKite

We are so excited to announce the launch of article-level data, allowing communicators to further understand how audiences consume earned media

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What is copyright?

HMA Public Relations

Do you have the right to use that audio or video? Most people are misinformed when it comes to copyright. Click the link to learn more from Autumn on ways to avoid copyright infringement. The post What is copyright? appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

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7 Standout Asian American Entertainment and Lifestyle News Sites

TrendKite

For Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, here are seven sites offering engaging coverage of Asian American entertainment, lifestyle, and culture

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How an underground high school newspaper led to a 10+ year blog

Communications Conversations

Last Saturday, there was a wonderful article in the Variety section of the Minneapolis Star Tribune about groups of kids who had started neighborhood newspapers during the pandemic. I can’t tell you how much I loved that article–for a couple reasons.

Media Moves at The Wall Street Journal & Money, NYT’s ‘The Argument’ Pod Has a New Co-Host

TrendKite

Katie Deighton joins The Journal, Mallika Mitra news at Money, and more

How to Position Your Brand During COVID-19

Konnect Agency

One of the keys to running a successful business is planning, but when the COVID-19 pandemic shook the world, all that planning went right out the window. Months after the majority of the country was directed to stay home, companies and people across the states are still scrambling to navigate a situation that most people could have never predicted and figure out “what do we do next?”

UK Media Moves including HELLO! Online, Refinitiv, History Today and more!

TrendKite

Kate Thomas joins HELLO! Online as Lifestyle Managing Editor; Aileen Chuang now at Refinitiv’s LPC Basis Point as a Senior Correspondent; Rhys Griffiths is promoted to Deputy Editor at History Today

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Infographic: Tips for proving your content value during COVID-19

PR Daily

As organizations look to cut expenses during this economic downturn, here are some ways you can defend your content budget. Worried about number crunchers coming for your content marketing budget?

These were the top publishers on Facebook in April 2020

NewsWhip

We looked back at the top publishers on Facebook for the month of April, with some publishers still seeing record engagement. .