Thu.Jan 14, 2021

5 Reasons Your Story Wasn’t Picked Up: A PR View

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Every experienced PR person has had their share of media opportunities that looked promising but never resulted in coverage. In fact, most can recall a particular occasion where everything went right, whether it was a full interview or a quick comment, and nothing came of it.

6 Writing Habits You Should Adopt in 2021


Set small writing goals in 2021 and see big results. Media Blog


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Building an impactful communications team with clear roles, responsibilities, scope and budget


Welcome back to our January blog series focused on “ The Executive’s Guide to Building and Leading an Impactful Communications Team ”!

What are the key skillsets for internal communicators in 2021 and beyond? 6 comms pros share their views

PR Daily

Here’s what professional communicators should prioritize this year. The communication profession is at a fascinating crossroads. More than mere messengers, scribes or mouthpieces, comms pros are trusted advisers, strategy shapers and vision casters.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

Exploring Gen Z women’s new perspectives on life, career, injustice, social media and brands

Agility PR Solutions

Perhaps more than any other group, the ongoing COVID crisis has had a profound impact on the lives of the women of Generation Z—on their priorities for the future and their views on careers, relationships, racial injustice, social media and brands.

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5 avsnitt av Passion för kommunikation du inte vill missa


Vad passar väl bättre än att kickstarta kommunikationsåret 2021 med att fylla på med inspiration och kunskap i lurarna? Nedan hittar du några av de mest populära poddavsnitten av pfk-podden. Sverige Blogg


6 bedrock principles of crisis response

PR Daily

Tulane crisis instructor Barbara Reynolds shares essential elements of an effective response to a crisis. These days, all communicators are crisis communicators.

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‘Amazing’ Cision Communications Cloud Named a Leader in PR and Marketing Communications Software


Find out why G2 named the next-gen Cision Communications Cloud a leader in PR software. US Blog

5 ways that well-executed branding improves PR

Agility PR Solutions

PR is about having clear objectives. From a business perspective, PR is about managing and publicizing awareness and information regarding your products and services.

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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.

UK Media Moves including The Times, The Sun, the FT and more


Matt Dathan will move to The Times as Home Affairs Editor as Kate Ferguson appointed Deputy Political Editor at The Sun; Michael Pooler changes roles at the Financial Times. Media Blog

4 PR strategies to use when your business goes green

Agility PR Solutions

If you’re running a business and you’re in the process of becoming more sustainable, don’t miss out on the gigantic opportunity for some great PR.

Should You Be Held Accountable?

HMA Public Relations

Forbes posted an article recently that in summary says that those associated with the current White House administration should be held accountable for their words and actions these past four years.

More action than words on Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Agility PR Solutions

Next week, the nation will observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a federal observance that honors the birth of civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and provides a platform for organizations to communicate their commitment to his fight for equity and freedom for all Americans.

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.

New research and livestream: What Journalists and PR pros need to know about 'Politics, Polarization and Purpose' in 2021

Muck Rack

New research and livestream: What Journalists and PR pros need to know about 'Politics, Polarization and Purpose' in 2021


10 Marketing Technologies That Should Be On Your Radar in 2021

PR 20/20

January is the perfect time for new beginnings. ??. Like, for example, a new start for your marketing technology (martech) stack. After all, your martech stack has great power to either transform, or stunt, program growth. And with 8,000+ solutions on the market, it might seem a bit daunting.

A sensible view of the “next big thing” in social: Clubhouse

Communications Conversations

One thing I’ve learned about social media marketing over the 12 years I’ve been a consultant: Everyone wants to know what the next big thing is going to be. At the moment, “the next big thing” = Clubhouse.

5 avsnitt av Passion för kommunikation du inte vill missa


Vad passar väl bättre än att kickstarta kommunikationsåret 2021 med att fylla på med inspiration och kunskap i lurarna? Nedan hittar du några av de mest populära poddavsnitten av pfk-podden


Public Relations for Businesses Today

Speaker: Ronn Torossian, Founder and CEO of 5W Public Relations

Ronn Torossian, Founder and CEO of 5W Public Relations, and one of America’s most prolific and well-respected crisis communications professionals will be participating in a Q&A with Public Relations Today to discuss the state of public relations and how it relates to business today.

Team Megxit reunited: Two Palace aides who lost jobs in March are back on Sussexes’ payroll in couple’s hiring spree

Mark My Words

Mail Online EXCLUSIVE: Duke and Duchess of Sussex have rehired two former palace aides They have employed ex-palace staff Clara Loughran and Beth Herlihy on a freelance basis The pair, both in their 30s, lost their jobs in March when Harry and Meghan moved to North America. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have boosted their rapidly expanding stable of staff by rehiring two palace aides who lost their jobs when the royal couple left the UK.

A Complete Guide to PR Tools (w/ 30+ Tools to Consider)


With the endless number of PR tools & software available, it’s easy to get confused and even frustrated trying to figure out which tools are best for your PR needs—or if you even need them at all. There is a long-standing joke in the PR industry that the most popular tool is Excel.

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Archie’s first podcast: Meghan and Harry feature 19-month-old son in star-studded first Spotify episode and coax him into wishing listeners a Happy New Year in his American accent

Mark My Words

Mail Online Couple will produce and host own shows, starting with holiday special today supported by famous friends. Their son Archie is invited on to the end of the 33-minute show where he says ‘Happy New Year’ in US accent. Archewell Audio guests include Elton John, James Corden, Stacey Abrams, Brené Brown and Deepak Chopra. Couple’s £30m ($40m) contract with Spotify seen as step towards their ‘billion-dollar brand’ after Netflix deal.

9 Potent Copywriting Tips and Tricks to Create Better Press Releases

PR Fuel

Writing a good press release isn’t just about the facts. Press releases are important. While they’re intended to release important information and updates to the world, they require more than a bulleted list of facts and figures to be effective.

Generating Leads with Facebook: A Guide for Businesses

In this Facebook guide for businesses, we’ll help you strategize with tips and techniques straight from our playbooks. We also let you in on the best practices for improving your lead gen campaigns, starting with a review of your performance metrics.

‘I am my mother’s son’: Harry uses a photo of Diana and vows to ‘unleash the power of compassion’ with Meghan on new website for foundation that reveals partnerships with Stanford ‘centre for altruism research’ and ‘humane technology’ charity

Mark My Words

Mail Online Duke and Duchess of Sussex today set out goal to ‘build a better world’ in open letter on their updated website. Couple use pictures of Harry as a boy with Princess Diana and one of Meghan as a girl with her mother Doria. They said in a joint statement on website: ‘I am my mother’s son. And I am our son’s mother’ Couple also announced partnerships between their foundation and several tech and research-focused groups.

10 lessons from 10 years of teaching social media

Karen Freberg

Happy 2021! As we start the spring semester, I realized that it has officially been 10 years since I started teaching a social media class. TEN YEARS?! Where did the time go?

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry hired ex-Palace aids despite ‘vipers’ claim

Mark My Words

Express Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have hired two more former Palace aides, despite claims they were surrounded by “vipers” and could trust very few people there. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have rehired Clara Loughran and Beth Herlihy on a freelance basis, both former Palace aides who lost their jobs when the couple stepped down as senior royals in March. The pair will be working on charity projects in the UK.

Three Benefits of Leveraging CSS For Your Marketing Strategy

Konnect Agency

Whether you are new to website design or already have a website for your business, gaining a basic understanding of CSS will provide you with endless hacks.

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The winners and losers of Megxit: One year on from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s bombshell announcement, how the Duke’s old school pals and the Queen have lost out while Oprah and even Joe Biden have benefitted

Mark My Words

Mail Online Announced they were quitting as senior members of Royal Family on January 8. Departure has caused heartache for the Queen, Prince Charles and Harry’s pals. Media mogul Oprah Winfrey, author Omid Scobie and Joe Biden have benefitted. It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made their bombshell announcement that they were quitting the Royal Family.

5 outspoken responses to the US Capitol riots

PR Daily

What were the strongest responses to a violent crisis that embroiled the U.S. Capitol on Jan. Here’s our op-ed on the organizations we think stood out and spoke up. What was supposed to be a ceremonial episode in our nation’s capital on Jan.

Circus showman Gerry Cottle dies with coronavirus aged 75

Mark My Words

The Stage. Circus impresario Gerry Cottle has died aged 75 after contracting Covid-19. A press statement released by Borkowski PR confirmed that Cottle died with coronavirus in Bath Hospital on January 13. Cottle found fame in the 1970s with the Gerry Cottle Circus, and also presented the Moscow State Circus and Chinese State Circus and produced several high-profile circus productions across the world. He also pioneered animal-free circuses later on in his career.

Airbnb blocks D.C. reservations during inauguration, Snapchat bans Trump, and Sephora releases DE&I commitments

PR Daily

Also: Google blocks political ads, Grubhub offers Girl Scout cookie delivery, Xbox’s social media team offers gaming recommendations, and more. Hello, communicators: Mark King, chief executive at Taco Bell, announced today that potatoes were coming back to the fast food chain’s menu in March.