Thu.Jan 23, 2020

Five reasons you don’t need to shout

PR in High Definition

This is going to be the BEST blog piece EVER !!!!! Did that make you want to read on? My guess is probably not, or perhaps only those who know me and would be wondering why I seemed so desperate. This is exactly the point I wish to make. Capital letters and exclamation marks are not compelling.

How your team’s on-scene crisis coverage boosts your brand

PR Daily

Take a page from Con Edison’s playbook: When disaster strikes, have your folks on scene to record video and interviews so consumers get the full picture of your staff’s remedial efforts. .

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The Art of Diversity and Inclusion in Public Relations: Finn Partner’s Helen Shelton


By Erin Grafton “If it’s meant to be, it’s up to me.” This quote – a favorite saying of her mother’s – summarizes Helen Shelton’s secret to success. She understands that hard work and determination will get you farther than luck alone.

3 healthy habits for marketers to cultivate in 2020

PR Daily

Work to become a trusted source of helpful industry information, get over the fear of asking for advice, and don’t be shy about refreshing old content. Success is all about building good habits.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

Why Chief People Officers see a steep climb to the future

Agility PR Solutions

Most chief people officers (CPOs) realize they need new skills to meet the demand of the 21st century role, but few are prepared, citing a lack of development and investment from the C-suite.

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2 Media Relations Rules to Break in 2020


I was in a meeting recently where a peer started making a point I disagreed with. It quickly became clear that he relished playing a contrarian role. At first it annoyed me, but after a while I realized some benefits to being a contrarian, especially in media relations.

PR careers: 6 lessons I’ve learned as a junior copywriter

Agility PR Solutions

I have worked as a junior copywriter for a little over three months now, and in that time, I have learned a vast amount.

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UK Media Moves including TI Media, EVENT, Citywire, GLAMOUR and more!


TI Media has additions to the Life & Style team, Kirsty Tyler joins EVENT as Assistant Editor, Citywire Wealth Manager makes Loukia Gyftopoulou News Editor and GLAMOUR has a new Commerce Writer. Media Blog

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Young business leaders know trust is critical—but lack plans for building it with employees

Agility PR Solutions

Millennial business leaders understand more than their predecessors that building trust with employees is a cornerstone of business success. But realization is only half the battle—they still struggle to find the best ways to do it.

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.

PR Daily is accepting entries for its Corporate Social Responsibility Awards

PR Daily

The deadline for entering your work is March 20. The post PR Daily is accepting entries for its Corporate Social Responsibility Awards appeared first on PR Daily. PR Daily Awards

The age-old fallacy of the “hash tag strategy”

Communications Conversations

“What should our hash tag strategy be?” ” It’s a question I get from clients at least a few times a year. And, it’s one that’s usually met with a swift response. “We don’t need one.” ” Not really.

Building a Strong Company Culture: Think Tribal


By Joanna Kulesa. Tribe. It’s a word that goes all the way back to Middle English, encapsulating in just five letters and one syllable the powerful bond of shared beliefs, goals, customs, and motivations that unites like-minded humans.

Media Moves at Business Insider & American Banker, KTHV-TV in Arkansas Announces Two Promotions


Alanis King Jones joins Business Insider, Alan Kline promoted at American Banker, and much more

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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.

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Have Big Plans for Their New Non-Royal Life

Mark My Words

CafeMom Mark Borkowski, a British PR and branding expert, told the New York Post that Harry and Meghan could each stand to make at least half a million dollars per speech. Additionally, the couple may be mulling around setting up their own documentary channel. “With the kind of work that Meghan and Harry want to do, they have to be free from palace protocol and politics,” Borkowski said. “You can’t speak out properly with the palace breathing down your neck.”

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7 Parenting News Sites New and Expecting Parents Should Know About


Parenthood is hard work on the daily, so enjoy a few of these parenting news sites for advice, tips, and solidarity with other parents on the same life-changing journey


You Can’t Fool Google

Maine PR Maven

Content marketing is gold for your website. If you are an expert in a certain field, your website should reflect that. The post You Can’t Fool Google appeared first on | The PR Maven. Content Creation SEO

UK Media Moves including TI Media, EVENT, Citywire, GLAMOUR and more!


TI Media has additions to the Life & Style team, Kirsty Tyler joins EVENT as Assistant Editor, Citywire Wealth Manager makes Loukia Gyftopoulou News Editor and GLAMOUR has a new Commerce Writer

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Preparing for Takeoff: Business Travel for Beginners

Konnect Agency

While our public relations agency is headquartered here in Los Angeles, Konnect team members are often traveling all over the country for our clients — whether it’s for an in-person meeting, grand opening event or meetings with editors and reporters.

Are you really listening?

HMA Public Relations

What does it take to be an active listener? It’s more than simply understanding what a person says. Follow the link to improve your listening skills with a few tips from Autumn. The post Are you really listening? appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Featured active listening Autumn Jarrett

January Tech News Round-Up

PR in High Definition

The beginning of the new decade welcomed the positive news from the National Grid that, for the first time ever, more of the UK’s electricity came from clean sources than fossil fuels, making 2019 the cleanest year on record. For the full story, check out The Independent.

From social media to offline purchases: These 4 top brands on social excel in building relationships

Karen Freberg

In my classes this week, we have been talking about the various aspects of personal branding, and what are some of the careers we have the opportunity to pursue.

Guarding your organisation’s reputation is your responsibility – but how do you play a key role in shaping it?

PR in High Definition

Calling all comms directors! The business case for improving and protecting a reputation cuts across an entire organisation. HR takes an interest as it’s important to be seen as a good employer, whilst it is IT’s job to safeguard the organisation’s assets, including, in some part, its reputation. Then you have the obvious departments like marketing and sales where reputation is a key element of their success. When we (Firefly) talk about reputation, we split this out from brand or branding.

Infographic: 23 essential YouTube stats for communicators

PR Daily

Is YouTube the right or wrong channel for your next message? Here are some figures to help you analyze your online video options. YouTube is the No. 1 online video site—and an increasingly popular social media site as well.