Mon.Dec 17, 2018

Many Camps Using Meng Wanzhou Arrest to Promote Their Message?

Ronn Torossian

One of the biggest global headlines of the past few weeks has been the arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou, which shocked millions and touched off a firestorm of protests in Huawei’s home country, China.

10 PR hits of 2018

PR Daily

Who scored big in the world of PR this year? Shoe stunts, student shooting survivors and a Tesla firewater finesse have all resonated with consumers and industry pros. Every year, a few organizations break free from the din of online noise and distinguish themselves with public relations bonanzas.

AirPR Raises $8 Million Series C Financing – Bolsters Platform With the Release of Author Intelligence™ Solution

Onclusive

San Francisco, December 18, 2018 – AirPR ( www.airpr.com ), the data science company for communication and public relations, today announced the closing of its Series C financing of 8 million dollars. Pereg Ventures, along with all three of the company’s largest existing institutional investors, Wildcat Ventures, Storm Ventures, and Correlation Ventures, participated in the round.

Merriam-Webster proclaims ‘justice’ its top word of 2018

PR Daily

The nebulous term was heavily searched throughout the year—74 percent more than in 2017. Many remark that the word’s choice reflects national news headlines and public interest. It’s a word we’ve all known since grade school, but a concept that seems increasingly muddled.

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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.

Social media trends overview—what’s hot and what’s not in 2019

Agility PR Solutions

A comprehensive new report from AI-powered social marketing platform Socialbakers takes a deep exploratory dive into 2019’s hottest social media trends for comms industry pros and brands who want to work smarter in social media to engage with audiences at scale.

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Media trends—Asian Americans leading changing TV viewing habits

Agility PR Solutions

Prada pulls ‘blackface’ figures after backlash

PR Daily

Consumers drew comparisons between the fashion designer’s ‘Otto’ creature and the racist ‘Sambo’ visuals of the past, and the company quickly removed the products from its stores. Prada is scrambling following backlash over a figurine many call racist.

An A to Z guide to marketing and PR agency management

Stephen Waddington

Agencies are straightforward organisations to manage. It’s no more complicated than A to Z. I caught up with David Brain recently on a visit to London. He’s an agency boss based in New Zealand that helped build Edelman in Europe, and latterly Asia. Brain now has a portfolio career that includes a non-exec role a Enero Group, the group that includes Frank and Hotwire. His presentation guide on agency management is a must read for anyone in the business. This A to Z has been inspired by his wisdom.

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Are you an ACE communicator?

PR Daily

Enter yourself, a colleague or your organization in this year’s ACE Awards and show us why you’re the best of the best. You’ve probably heard of Ragan and PR Daily’s 2018 ACE Awards , but do you know what constitutes an ACE communicator? For starters, an ACE is …. Awe-inspiring.

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.

Employees value fair pay most, but also fair treatment, ethical standards

Agility PR Solutions

It’s not surprising that the most important workplace value for full-time employees is fair pay, according to a recent survey from B2B ratings and reviews firm Clutch.

Do we need PR in 2019?

Prakkypedia

With 13 days until 2019, let’s turn our attention to whether organisations still need PR. The short answer: yes. The longer answer: hell, yes. As long as reputation, stakeholders and relationships are important to organisations – across nonprofits, private enterprise, government and more – PR will continue to be useful and valuable. Related reading A Snapshot of Public Relations , which explains the difference between PR and marketing].

Top 10 Hottest Bulldog Reporter PR Articles of 2018

Agility PR Solutions

Another year, another round-up. Once again, Bulldog Reporter has brought you hundreds of amazing articles to keep you industry-savvy and ahead of the curve with all the best public relations news.

Muck Rack's list of journalists not going to CES 2019

Muck Rack

Muck Rack's list of journalists not going to CES 2019

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Dollar General’s healthy brand repositioning—what can PR learn?

Agility PR Solutions

As its name suggests, the Dollar General brand is known for low prices, mainly on home goods and groceries.

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Seven Trends for 2019

PR in High Definition

There’s never a dull moment in the communications industry, and 2018 has certainly been no slouch. This year, we’ve seen the roll-out of GDPR, 1.9bn people tuning in to watch Harry and Meghan getting married, Apple achieving a market cap of $1tn, as well as the UK gradually limping towards Brexit.

Top 10 Underrated Bulldog Reporter PR Articles of 2018

Agility PR Solutions

While we always like to celebrate the best of the best here at Bulldog Reporter come year-end, we feel there’s something to be said for the articles that performed, well, erm…let’s say LESS than optimally. Why you ask?

Marcomms: A year in pictures

PR in High Definition

#MediaMonday – Bryan James  

HMA Public Relations

Today’s #MediaMonday comes to us from Bryan James of Yavapai Broadcasting and Verde Valley Television, which includes The Q 102.9, KKLD 95.9FM, KVRD 105.7FM, KVNA-FM 100.1FM, […]. The post #MediaMonday – Bryan James appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Media Monday media

Putting it Right: Rebuilding After a PR Crisis

5W PR

Sooner or later we all make mistakes. Sometimes, those missteps lead to PR challenges. And sometimes, a PR crisis happens through no fault of our own at all. But when it does happen – and it will – what will you do to protect your brand and reputation in the marketplace?

Sneak Peek: The No BS Monthly

Barokas

Christmas is just a week away, and life is busy right now. There are parties to attend, shopping to do, gifts to wrap and projects to finish. Don’t worry, you’ll get it all done. Somehow we all always do.

Foodbank fundraiser: a local story of food poverty

Stephen Waddington

Please help support a fundraising effort for my local foodbank in Newcastle. A knackered looking man with a shopping basket of two meat joints and other groceries is stopped by a security guard as he leaves Sainsbury’s.

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And finally … festive timewasters!

PR in High Definition

There’s a hundred and one festive timewasters across the internet, but just in case you’re in the office over the festive season and need a break, here’s a few that might just be taking up a few minutes of our time over the next week. Make your own Die Hard Christmas Tree Ornament ! An online advent calendar with some great digital art and videos. A whole stack of online Christmas games. The Harrods Ultimate Hamper – wishful thinking?

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