Wed.Oct 28, 2020

Ready for the Holiday Season?

Ronn Torossian

Kids may not be permitted to sit on Santa’s lap this year but with more people browsing and shopping online these days, brands need to be tech-ready for the holiday season in spite of uncertainty over what it might look like because of the pandemic.

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How To Set Expectations In Public Relations

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Public relations is known for being versatile, occasionally glamorous, and, yes, stressful. In fact, CareerCast listed “PR executive” as one of the top ten most stressful gigs in its 2019 Most Stressful Jobs report. Some of the pressure we encounter in PR is preventable, however.

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How PR agencies can initiate a culture of DE&I change

PR Daily

When done right, the work will be painful, says Finn Partners’ managing partner, but it is worth the effort. Never has the term “growing pains” been more apt than in 2020.

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How to Make Your Press Release Less Spooky

Cision

This Halloween is the perfect time to ask yourself if your press release might be scaring off potential readers & start making adjustments. Here are a few tricks to turn your release into a treat. Best Practices

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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.

6 ways a PR career prepares you for working the polls

PR Daily

What about PR work translates to volunteering at your local polling place on Election Day? This PR pro offers six arguments for communicators to step up. The 2020 election is unlike any other in my lifetime, and perhaps in the history of the United States.

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Selecting the right words for your specific audience

PR Daily

Sarah Hurwitz, former head speechwriter for Michelle Obama, shares how to shape and sharpen presentations and capture the voice of your subject in an authentic manner. Writing to be heard rather than read requires a unique skillset.

5 steps for developing a clear and concise PR messaging strategy

Agility PR Solutions

As the digital and traditional business landscape continues to evolve, businesses of every size are continuing to invest or turn to PR to market themselves to a new customer base or uphold relationships with existing customers. Be it earning consumers’ trust, establishing relationships, or promoting a product or service, a great PR messaging strategy can […]. The post 5 steps for developing a clear and concise PR messaging strategy appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Don’t miss this week’s late-entry deadline

PR Daily

This Friday, Oct. 30, will be your last chance to enter Ragan’s Employee Communications and Top Places to Work Awards. Complete your entry now! The post Don’t miss this week’s late-entry deadline appeared first on PR Daily. Ragan Awards

Kenon McCollins: Future Music & PR Rock Star

Culpwrit

Like a couple thousand others, I had planned to be in Nashville, Tennessee this week for the annual PRSA and PRSSA conferences. Instead, as with almost everything else in our lives these days the conferences are being held virtually.

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.

Fake news fools news media with Woolworths high street relaunch

Stuart Bruce

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Company Press Kit: Examples & Guidelines from PR Experts

Prowly

When it comes to getting coverage, PR specialists should take no chances. Since most stories require a bit of advanced research: the easiest you make for the reporters to find accurate information about the business you represent, the better for your PR efforts.

How ‘networked’ comms offers speed, data and authenticity

PR Daily

Platforms like Workplace from Facebook make it possible for everyone to participate in internal discussions, solving problems quicker and providing important company-wide insights. In the modern workplace, two-way communication isn’t enough. With a networked model, made possible by applications like Workplace from Facebook, information flows openly.

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Media Moves at SC Media & STAT, Business Insider Announces Multiple New Hires and Promotions

Cision

Derek B. Johnson joins SC Media, Olivia Goldhill new at STAT, and more. Media Blog

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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.

Is it really just stuff?

HMA Public Relations

After 28 years of working in our office at Whitton Place, team HMA has transitioned to working remotely from home. Read more from Abbie as she reminisces the times spent in the office. The post Is it really just stuff? appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

ICON Recap: Nina Jankowicz on Winning the Disinformation War

PRSay

Although Election Day is fast approaching, the lessons from 2016 have yet to sink in, said Nina Jankowicz during her General Session at PRSA’s ICON 2020 virtual conference today. This is a truth that, four years after revelations about Russian interference in the 2016 election came to light, we still seem not to fully understand it,” Jankowicz said.

Why Key Messages are Essential for PR – and How to Create Them

Glean.info Blog

Image by kalhh from Pixabay. Key messages build the foundation of public relations. They help PR prioritize efforts, ensure consistency, and stay focused when speaking to the media, employees and other stakeholders. “In

How your online presence can help combat negative PR

Agility PR Solutions

Negative PR can have huge consequences for your business, and often times, it’s not necessarily accurate. The internet provides a platform to everyone, and sometimes people who wish to do harm to your company can use this against you. If this does happen, it can be demoralizing, but you can use your online presence to […]. The post How your online presence can help combat negative PR appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Public Relations crisis

How to Make Your Press Release Less Spooky

TrendKite

This Halloween is the perfect time to ask yourself if your press release might be scaring off potential readers & start making adjustments. Here are a few tricks to turn your release into a treat

New Muck Rack survey: Most PR pros said they are ‘confident’ advising on DEI, but lack budget and training to do so

Muck Rack

New Muck Rack survey: Most PR pros said they are ‘confident’ advising on DEI, but lack budget and training to do so

Media Moves at SC Media & STAT, Business Insider Announces Multiple New Hires and Promotions

TrendKite

Derek B. Johnson joins SC Media, Olivia Goldhill new at STAT, and more

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Despite COVID budget challenges, B2B tech CMOs are expected to deliver

Agility PR Solutions

Even though the COVID crisis has walloped business budgets in all departments, many marketers are facing pressure to deliver full budget-sized results, according to new research from B2B tech communications and content agency 10Fold. The new study reveals that most B2B CMOs’ key performance indicators remain the same as before the pandemic—despite the fact that […]. The post Despite COVID budget challenges, B2B tech CMOs are expected to deliver appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

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Black History Month Employee Spotlight: Jermaine Haughton

TrendKite

This #BlackHistoryMonth, we're celebrating our employees from the BAME community

COVID’s impact reveals global leadership crisis, as people worldwide express fears of corruption

Agility PR Solutions

It’s certainly no surprise that “access and affordability to healthcare” and “communicable/infectious disease containment and prevention” were tied as the top two priorities of people worldwide during the COVID crisis, according to a new global survey. Unfortunately, it may be no less surprising that the third most pressing concern is “corruption and transparency,” as citizens […].

ICON Recap: Panel Explores Fact-Checking and Disinformation

PRSay

After her keynote speech at PRSA’s ICON 2020 virtual conference today, author Nina Jankowicz, disinformation fellow at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C., moderated a panel discussion on how communicators can help counter misinformation and disinformation.

Using the Power of Story to Connect

5W PR

Stories matter. From the earliest times, humans passed on information – truth, belief, history, medicine, life skills, everything – via story. Because of this, we are essentially hardwired to love hearing a good, well-told story.

ICON Recap: Alice Randall on Storytelling and the Influence of African-Americans in Country Music

PRSay

“Find the untold story, the rest of the story, the suppressed story… Collective art is transformative,” Alice Randall said during her presentation at PRSA’s ICON 2020 virtual conference.

We’re always engaging: client brand building

Engage PR

Engage continues to deliver a broad range of strategic communications, marketing, PR and digital media projects as part of its comprehensive offering to clients. In the past few weeks, we have provided reputation management support, delivered marketing strategies from planning to execution, secured local, national and international media coverage, and had our clients nominated for prestigious local and national awards thanks to our storytelling capabilities.

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Resolving disputes through expert determination

Practical Law Construction

Last time, Jonathan talked about some of the lessons he’s learned while resolving disputes remotely. I thought I’d follow that with a few thoughts on the remote training that I’ve been doing this year (for obvious reasons) on the topic of expert determination.

NHL’s Coyotes criticized for drafting bully, Charles Schwab and Boeing announce layoffs, and TikTok partners with Shopify on e-commerce tools

PR Daily

Also: Coca-Cola to remove iconic San Francisco billboard, 31% of content marketing awards finalists use ‘tangential’ topics, Jack in the Box offers chicken-scented face masks, and more.

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