Sun.Aug 09, 2020

Is it OK to demand links from a reporter?

PR Daily

PR pros are trying to squeeze their clients some SEO juice by asking for backlinks to webpages featuring their content—but many journalists say the practice can rub the wrong way. Just how hard should a PR pro push to get a backlink to a client’s webpage? A run-in with one PR pro sent Digiday’s Lara O’Reilly to Twitter to ask about a practice that is more and more common these days: asking for a link to your webpage.

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3 critical challenges in media relations right now

Agility PR Solutions

A career in public relations isn’t for the faint of heart. Especially when you add a global pandemic and demonstrations against racial injustice to the mix. It’s a challenging, but exhilarating profession and for the majority of 2020, has come with a lot of added pressure. Agility PR Solutions recently conducted an informal survey of […]. The post 3 critical challenges in media relations right now appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Public Relations media relations

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The future of academic conferences: Latest casualty of COVID19

Karen Freberg

I have been thinking about writing this post for some time. How to phrase a key trend we are seeing right now happening in the industry, but doing so in a thoughtful, yet direct, manner. There’s no better way to say it then simply this: Academic organizations and conferences are facing extinction. I say this with both sadness and urgency. It does not have to be this way at all.

“These are the times that try communicators’ souls”

Agility PR Solutions

Thomas Paine is best remembered for writing Common Sense, the pamphlet advocating for the 13 colonies to declare their independence from Great Britain in 1776. Its signature line was, “These are the times that try men’s souls.” While Paine’s comment needs updating to reflect the inclusiveness of our 2020 workplace culture, the Revolutionary War-era political […]. The post “These are the times that try communicators’ souls” appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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Business owners relying more on digital PR teams to stay open during COVID crisis

Agility PR Solutions

As brands and businesses continue to navigate the landscape created by the COVID crisis, it’s becoming increasingly clear that digital marketing and PR are crucial to connecting with consumers in a more digital-reliant world. New research from PR link building and outreach software firm BuzzStream and boutique content marketing agency Fractl examines how digital marketing […].

Journalists on the move – Week of August 10

Agility PR Solutions

Here you have it! The most notable journalist and media industry moves of the past week. USA AND CANADA Follow us on Twitter @Press_Moves News and Media Bloomberg News: Danielle Bochove (@daniellebochove) has been named Toronto Bureau Chief. New York Times, The: Ashley Calloway-Blatch (@editoroffduty) has joined the Metro department to anchor its night operations. […]. The post Journalists on the move – Week of August 10 appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Media Moves