Mon.Apr 17, 2017

Communications Careers: Measuring Progress in Steps Through Peaks & Valleys

PR Expanded

A Guest Post Simon Erskine Locke, Founder & CEO of CommunicationsMatch TM. I recently read an inspirational tweet about progress being measured in steps. Achieving success in your PR, communications or any career is about putting one foot in front of the other and repeating the process.

Digital Disappointment: Brands Getting CX Wrong

The Proactive Report

Brands large and small are scrambling to keep up with the rapid convergence of the physical and the digital world. Customers are living in an environment where technology surround them, affects their everyday activities and makes many of the old ways obsolete.

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Common Crisis Simulation Question Answered: How To Prepare

Melissa Agnes

I recently published a video discussing the best way to train your staff to be crisis-ready (hint: it’s by conducting a crisis simulation). At the end of the video, I invited viewers to ask me questions so that I could help them – and you – prepare and conduct a successful exercise.

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Take Your Earnings Release to the Next Level


Every quarter, the earnings release raises the stakes for corporate communications professionals. It’s once again time to plot your course between a growing to-do list and this immovable deadline. But is there a way to make your job easier and score the best possible outcome for this coveted news? Such a high-visibility opportunity to tell your company’s story requires employing thoughtful tactics to win quality media coverage.

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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.

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The Key to Success in Business is Enthusiasm

Maine PR Maven

Seven tips to feeling joy in your career and attracting others into your life Business is about relationships with people.

4 things writers should stop worrying about

PR Daily

Writing at work causes so much stress. So many questions. So much doubt. Is this comma in the right place? Is that a run-on sentence? Do you need "who" or "whom"? If you click "send" now, how long until everyone discovers just how verbally clueless you really are? Style and accuracy do matter. A single typo can land your message in the trash bin, and bad grammar can quash your credibility.

The “social” disease: A contagious virtual condition

The Hoffman Agency

By Czarina Cabuyadao , Account Manager, The Hoffman Agency Singapore. And no, it’s not what you think — it’s not that other social disease. I’m talking about how your hands and brains are wired to your mobile device or devices and how it is taking over your life.

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Your social media strategy needs #nofilter

PR Daily

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.

Communicators shine spotlight on value in preserving data

Media Bullseye

Recently, Media Bullseye published an article on big data , its availability, and how it can be used to benefit PR. Big data and access to it has also made news on a larger scale in the months following the US presidential election.

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Publishers ditch Facebook’s Instant Articles

PR Daily

Facebook’s Instant Articles might not be all its cracked up to be. The feature, which was launched roughly two years ago , is hitting a rough patch as publishers can’t quite figure out how to monetize them. The New York Times.

United Enters the Third Stage of a PR Grieving: the Shake Down

Ishmael's Corner

The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. It’s been a rough week for United Airlines.

4 vital health communications questions you need answered

PR Daily

We all have burning questions about our industries, and health care communicators are no different. Here are just a few of the quandaries that might keep an astute health PR/communications pro up at night: · How does a health communicator navigate career steps in the ultra-competitive job market? ·

How to Identify the Influencers You Need to Engage

You need to understand who your community is and what makes them tick. You need to identify your “tribe” -- those who are immersed in your subject and have a following.

What bothered me most about the United Airlines crisis

Communications Conversations

By now, we’re all kinda United’ed out, aren’t we? My Facebook feed was full of people still talking about it last week. My LinkedIn feed is STILL full of people opining about the incident. And, most (if not all) of this commentary has been highly critical of United.

United, Delta and American Airlines adjust overbooking policies

PR Daily

In the wake of one of the worst PR disasters in United Airlines’ history, the airline is changing its policy on overbooking passengers.

Take Your Earnings Release to the Next Level

Beyond PR

Every quarter, the earnings release raises the stakes for corporate communications professionals. It’s once again time to plot your course between a growing to-do list and this immovable deadline. But is there a way to make your job easier and score the best possible outcome for this coveted news?

Are you making the most out of SharePoint and Office 365?

PR Daily

Few things are worse than doing something the hard way when a simple, elegant solution exists. Especially in an office setting—when inefficiency and unfamiliarity with common tools like SharePoint, Office 365 and Power BI can cost you valuable time and money. For example, did you know that…. ·

How Leading Companies Tie Employee Advocacy to Business Outcomes

Insights from expert marketing and communications pros who are doing it today.

United Airlines Analysis: A Lesson from CEO Oscar Munoz in How NOT to Manage a PR Crisis

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: Everyone has experienced the annoyance—if you’re making an event or on a tight travel schedule, or the thrill—if you’re a flexible traveler—of being booked on an overbooked flight. But on Sunday, a United flight out of Chicago took the run-of-the-mill experience to a now famously bizarre and horrifying sky-high when police used brute force to evacuate a passenger from the plane

Vaccine advocates get more evidence

PR Daily

The numbers are hard to dispute. This week, two new studies made strong cases for vaccines against deadly viruses with limited alternative treatments. Vaccine advocates have been quick to herald these findings as proof of the benefits of large-scale inoculation campaigns.

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Crossfunctionality: Making Social Important Across Your Business

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: When you think of who manages a company’s brand presence on social media, which department comes to mind first? For many, the answer is Marketing, PR, and Communication teams. Social media is so prevalent in it underpins our personal and professional relationships, so much so that what happens in the social realm has an impact on every relationship we have

4 keys to blogging in an industry with strict regulations

PR Daily

Regulations can cramp your style online. If you're in banking, insurance or another highly regulated industry, you might think staying away from blogging and social media platforms is the surest way to remain compliant. Though online abstinence will guarantee no infringement of rules, it also guarantees irrelevance in the digital age. Industry regulations and blogging can live in harmony.

Revenue Generating News Releases: How to Optimize Strategy and Improve ROI

Achieve better results with targeted news release distribution.

Leeds PR Agency Prohibition PR is looking for a PR Executive – is it you?


It’s been an exciting time at Prohibition PR. What with new offices in Chapel Allerton and a raft of new account wins, we need to expand the team. As you’ve probably figured out, we’re not old fashioned when it comes to PR.