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Understanding the purpose and contribution of the communications team to organizational success

Onclusive

In many organizations, a major fragmentation exists between executive leadership and the communications function.

5 ways to improve your video presence in 2021

PR Daily

Use these tips to make the most of virtual meetings, presentations and chats in the new year. We’ve been in this pandemic long enough to know viscerally that video conferences don’t work as well as face-to-face communication. There’s something missing – and we know what it is: connection.

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Virtual Events for Bloggers and Journalists in January 2021

Cision

Mark your calendar for some of these unique events for journalists and bloggers in the new year. Media Blog

4 books to help internal communicators lead in 2021

PR Daily

Looking to inspire your team in the new year? Here are some great places to look for that extra bit of motivation, insight and wisdom. The year 2020, 12 months that felt like a decade, is finally over. As 2021 begins, never have we been more ready to embrace new beginnings.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

How content marketing will humanize brand connections in 2021

Agility PR Solutions

The PR toolkit has evolved well beyond traditional press releases and media interviews to include the storytelling power of content marketing.

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4 tips to help you build a sports PR career

Agility PR Solutions

Sports is one of the most popular career paths to embark upon, and there are plenty of reasons why people want to get involved in this field. However, it can also present plenty of barriers to entry that make it more difficult to build a careerin this sector.

UK Media Moves including GRAZIA, RIBA Journal, Sunday Times Magazine and more

Cision

GRAZIA announces new roles for Molly Haylor and Jessica Harrison; Architecture Today Editor Chris Foges to join RIBA Journal; Hannah Swerling moves to The Sunday Times Magazine. Media Blog

ICYMI: Bulldog’s Top 10 most popular posts in December

Agility PR Solutions

What a way to wrap up the year! With all the holiday hubbub and extended vacation days, December has historically not been our best month—but of course, this December was not your typical one.

Agency year ahead: a time for start-ups and scaling

Stephen Waddington

The Brexit EU deal and COVID-19 vaccine provide business certainty despite a UK-wide lockdown. The question is not whether we’ll see a recovery and growth, but when. Now is a great time to go freelance or to start an agency.

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 and the insurrection: New PRSA Chair speaks out on Jan. 6 events

Agility PR Solutions

As communications professionals, we take pride in our ability to know what to say, and when and how to say it. But my head and heart are hurting today and I’m searching to find the right words as I try to make sense of the unfathomable chaos that took place this week, and the precarious […].

How To Combat Misinformation

HMA Public Relations

Combatting misinformation is part of the Public Relations Society of America’s 2021 national platform. As a member of the PRSA College of Fellows, I had an opportunity to listen in on a presentation about this new initiative, Voices4Everyone.

UK Media Moves including GRAZIA, RIBA Journal, Sunday Times Magazine and more

TrendKite

GRAZIA announces new roles for Molly Haylor and Jessica Harrison; Architecture Today Editor Chris Foges to join RIBA Journal; Hannah Swerling moves to The Sunday Times Magazine

Can Your Company Afford a PR Agency?

Bianchi Biz Blog

Mark has a problem. As the business development director for a growing services firm ( we’ll call it Company B ), he is charged with expanding Company B’s presence and business in the Detroit automotive market.

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.

Keep on Pivoting

Konnect Agency

Back in the day, and by that, I mean the time before 2020; this was the time of year for making resolutions and setting intentions. As we begin a new year, and turn to 2021 with hopeful yet cautious eyes, the intention I want to set is one of clarity.

How communicators and companies are responding—and should respond—to the Capitol riot

PR Daily

Silence is not a ‘safe’ messaging play. Companies need to communicate their values, internally and externally, in the aftermath of such a jarring event, and their comms teams should help shape the strategy. 6, 2021 is a day we won’t soon forget. Pro-Trump extremists stormed the U.S.

Reputation Management Requires Taking A Stance

Reputation Us

In the wake of this week’s deplorable attack on the US Capitol building, many executive leaders are emerging from the shock and asking, “How could this happen?” and “Why wasn’t there a quicker response?” All fair questions, but don’t expect clear, quick answers.

Twitter and Facebook suspend Trump, top execs respond to US Capitol riots, and Family Video to permanently close

PR Daily

Also: Facebook rolls out new business page features and design, communicators urge PR and marketing pros to pause content during crisis, how PR agencies are shifting service offerings, and more.

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Journalism’s Reckoning

Flatiron Communications

Dogma Be Damned: Set Real Journalists Free. For many, it would seem unusual, if not highly suspect, for a long-time public relations executive to opine on the state of journalism and to offer remedies for its preservation.