Wed.Sep 23, 2020

A PR View Of Ellen’s Apology

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

It’s not the biggest story in the country today, but it’s instructive for PR and crisis management experts. This week Ellen DeGeneres issued her first on-air apology after reports of her show’s “toxic workplace.”

5 ways to communicate calm in a crisis

PR Daily

A McKesson comms exec shares her crisis tips during pandemic and beyond. Needless to say, we’re not working in BAU (business as usual) times.

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Why research is a crucial ingredient in building your media list

Agility PR Solutions

The media database is a tool for curation. It provides PR pros the means to find and connect with their ideal advocates. It may even offer some insight on a specific journalist via areas of interest or social media links. But a database is only as effective as the PR pro wielding it.

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How Evoke’s Dante DelVecchio decompresses from a hectic workday

PR Daily

The PR world has kept everyone on their toes throughout months of crisis, but it’s crucial for pros to find a way to reduce stress and blow off steam. Here’s how one pro is managing his day. How do you find release from a stressful day of work?

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

The best of Harry Potter [according to muggles on social media]


There's a lot of magic to the Harry Potter saga and the impact it has had on millions of readers around the world. We used the magic of the social listening tool Awario to determine the best book, movie, and character in the franchise as seen by the muggles on social media

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Media Moves at The New York Times, Bloomberg, & Business Insider, Campaign Names U.S. Editor


CNBC Adds to Grow Team, Business Insider Names Style/Beauty Guides Editor & More. Media Blog

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Report: Sharing your efforts to fight racism a key comms objective

PR Daily

With the data conclusively showing that brands and corporations must take a stand on the issue of systematic inequality and racism, half of consumers say they are unaware of organizations’ efforts. In this hyper-partisan moment in history, heading into a divisive U.S.

20 ways cybersecurity businesses can promote themselves

Agility PR Solutions

The cybersecurity industry is one that is growing rapidly, which is no surprise when you consider that cybercrime is the biggest threat to modern day businesses and something that every company needs to consider.

Plan to live alongside COVID-19 for 2021

Stephen Waddington

Organisations need to learn to live with the COVID-19 virus and plan for further waves. How are you? The reality has hit in the UK in the past 24 hours that COVID-19 will continue to dominate our lives for at least the next 12 months. It feels bleak.

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.

Consumers seek brands that personally understand them this holiday season

Agility PR Solutions

Shoppers are going increasingly digital—and their expectations around personalization are also increasing, according to new research from personalization software firm Redpoint Global.

This month in bad PR pitches: September 2020

Muck Rack

This month in bad PR pitches: September 2020

Why brands & businesses have more responsibility than ever before to take stands on social issues

Agility PR Solutions

As a more profound cultural consciousness pervades society, consumers have been demanding that brands and businesses hold themselves to a higher standard of purpose—and likewise, reputation-minded executives have too recognized the need for their companies and industries to be better stewards of community service.

INBOUND Exclusive: 10 Secrets That Make Your Content More Compelling

PR 20/20

Like pretty much everything else, INBOUND 2020 is totally virtual this year. While our team misses the excitement of tens of thousands of marketers descending upon Boston in person, it’s been nice to catch the informative sessions from the comfort of home.

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.

5 new iOS 14 update features that impact communicators’ day jobs

Communications Conversations

In case you haven’t noticed yet, Apple came out with a new iOS last week–iOS14, the biggest update Apple has unveiled in some time. I would encourage you to watch one of the many videos about the update–like this one below–for your personal use.

PR Leaders Predict Communications World of 2023


By Colleen Dolan For many, including myself, starting a job in the pandemic has been different. You may not get to meet all of your coworkers face-to-face, and you might miss out on big events and being able to network in person.

Media Moves at The New York Times, Bloomberg, & Business Insider, Campaign Names U.S. Editor


CNBC Adds to Grow Team, Business Insider Names Style/Beauty Guides Editor & More

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What is the buyer's journey?

Axia PR

The journey from seeking information to making a purchase decision! The buyer's journey involves three stages: Awareness Stage. Consideration Stage. Decision Stage. At each stage, you need to tailor your content marketing and sales strategy to fit into the buyer's context.

How to Recover from a Reputation Crisis and Rebuild Your Brand


A whopping 88% of brand executives view reputation risk as a top strategic business concern, according to a survey by Deloitte. When a reputation crisis hits your company, you must take action to rebuild your public image.

A Safety Measure or Window Dressing?

HMA Public Relations

What safety measures are in place for high school sports? Football games resume next week but as a contact sport how effective can these protocols be? Click the link to learn more from the referee himself, Scott Hanson. The post A Safety Measure or Window Dressing?

Sacha Swire and the end of the Inner Circle

Mark My Words

I’ve been mulling the furore around Sacha Swire’s Diary of an MP’s Wife and it’s got me thinking about the mechanics which lead, firstly, to hangers-on attempting to heave their entire social circle under the bus for their 15 minutes, and secondly, to figures in power allowing this to happen through their own arrogance and carelessness. Firstly, Sacha herself. The weekend’s media blitz gave off the overwhelming stench of winging it.

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

The Hoffman Agency

The post Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! appeared first on "What's HAppening" Blog

Airbnb Releases Tool to Help Cities Crack Down on House Parties

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: As people turn to short-term vacation rentals to escape cities during the pandemic, municipalities often don’t have the data to ensure tourists are following local public health and noise laws

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Wells Fargo criticized for diversity comments, Ralph Lauren to cut 15% of its workforce, and Bumble Bee Seafoods responds to Trump

PR Daily

Also: Reese’s gets salty with product launch, Microsoft introduces features for employee wellbeing, 78% of consumers buy from organizations that put employees first, and more.