Mon.Oct 21, 2019

The Art and Science of PR in the Digital Age

Business Wire

Public relations isn’t easy. There’s a balance to our craft—a strategic mix of interpersonal grace and tactical excellence mostly foreign to other professions. Persistence, assertion, charm, and humility tie to every relationship and placement we earn.

Bob Woodward: PR and media relations should go old school

PR Daily

Personal exchanges and transparency are crucial yet neglected elements in working with professional partners, the journalist and ‘All the President’s Men’ co-author tells PRSA conferees.

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Kim Hunter’s ‘Wake-Up Call’ to PR: Become Inclusive


Few communication leaders have done as much as Kim Hunter to advance the number of minorities in public relations, advertising and marketing. In addition to his long career that includes key corporate and agency roles, Kim founded three organizations focused on communications, recruiting and scholarship philanthropy. Each role is significant, but Kim’s LAGRANT Foundation likely […].

PRCA Public Affairs Census – Top 10 takeaways

Stuart Bruce

Last week I was at the PRCA Public Affairs Conference for the launch of its first Public Affairs Census, which is one of many results … The post PRCA Public Affairs Census – Top 10 takeaways appeared first on Stuart Bruce. CIPR PRCA Public Affairs public relations Research

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

Pearson Podcasting: How ‘This Is Us’ Can Help Us Become Better Podcasters

PR Expanded

A Guest Post By Brittani Riddle, Graduate Student, American University & PR Expanded Blog Contest Winner. By now I’m sure you’ve seen the hit series This Is Us , the one-hour drama known for its heartfelt storylines, family-friendly themes, and of course, “The Big 3” Kate, Kevin, and Randall.

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Do you work with inspiring, forward-thinking women?

PR Daily

Ragan’s Top Women in Communications will honor the influential women in PR, marketing and communications. Nominate your colleagues or clients—or yourself—by Nov. The post Do you work with inspiring, forward-thinking women? appeared first on PR Daily. PR Daily Awards Ragan Awards

Are you using customer profile analysis? These 3 easy steps can help you get started

Agility PR Solutions

Modern consumers are well-informed with the easy availability of smartphones and internet connectivity—which has increased customer expectations and market competition, and has given rise to an abundance of data sets for companies across industries.

How communicators can do less and survive—and even thrive

PR Daily

The answer is not more ‘touchpoints’ or ‘connectivity.’ Focus on doing fewer things, and shed the extraneous stuff that’s not driving substantive results. Pick up and examine your plate of workplace tasks. It’s heavy, isn’t it?

6 questions with Jessica Bartlett from the Boston Business Journal

Muck Rack

6 questions with Jessica Bartlett from the Boston Business Journal

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.

Alphabet tops best employer list, Burger King channels ‘Ghost Whopper,’ and Kellogg’s partners with GLAAD on inclusive cereal

PR Daily

Also: UK tells Chick-fil-A to ‘cluck off,’ Oracle scrambles after former co-chief’s death, Kimberly-Clark’s marketing chief steps down, and more. . Good morning, PR pros: Burger King is embracing Halloween with its limited-time (and limited-location) “Ghost Whopper”: don’t blink…it’s coming.

Conference Recap: Vicente Fox on a Lifetime of Self-Determination


Vicente Fox’s path to becoming president of Mexico started in an unlikely place: Cincinnati. Fox’s grandfather, Joseph L. Fox, was born and raised in the Ohio city where he worked as a butcher’s assistant.

3 top SEO tips to optimize your travel website

Agility PR Solutions

In an industry where online business remains the key driver of growth, it’s more important than ever that travel agents and marketers have a great website to attract qualified search traffic.

#FuturePRoof guide tackles influencer marketing governance for public relations

Stephen Waddington

A new #FuturePRoof project aims to give public relations a voice in the fast growing market of influencer marketing. FuturePRoof has published a guide that addresses the need for influencer marketing governance in public relations.

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.

Like it or not, everyone’s a spokesperson

Agility PR Solutions

Even though your organization may have officially designated spokespeople, the truth is that anybody from your organization who speaks publicly—be it at an event, on the phone, or on a social media feed—is representing you.

7 Ecommerce Tips to Build Trust and Engagement With Millennials


If you have an online business, it’s important not to fall into the trap of unhelpful stereotyping. Your profile for millennial customers needs to be nuanced and evidence-based if it’s going to be effective.


Military comms—current tech is lagging, putting missions at risk

Agility PR Solutions

In an era of constant technological advances, the country’s defense agencies are falling short of battlefield expectations when it comes to military communications technologies, according to new research from Government Business Council (GBC), the research division of Government Executive Media Group, in partnership with comms firm Viasat. Based on a survey of over 300 U.S. active […]. The post Military comms—current tech is lagging, putting missions at risk appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Public Relations trends

Conference Recap: Leaders on Facing Unimaginable Crises


“Before dispelling a myth about a tragedy, you have to first understand how it affects you, and what it means to be in the middle of a tragedy while you’re living through it,” said Tanya Acker, judge on the Emmy-nominated TV show “ Hot Bench ” and host of “The Tanya Acker Show” podcast.

Employee apps boost internal comms—and brand consistency

Agility PR Solutions

The right digital tool will not only boost your branding, but will have invaluable use among your employees if they have an employee app. If you haven’t yet provided your employees with one, consider these benefits.

Less Is More in Digital Marketing and Advertising


Everywhere we look, it seems that a brand is just waiting to entice us with flashy marketing or advertising. Influencers are everywhere, ads now proliferate on every platform we use on a daily basis, and even our smart speakers are starting to talk back to us and tell us what we should buy.

Doctor Spin’s Fall Photos (2019)

Doctor Spin

Late Bloomers. These beautiful late bloomers are pushing through the cold even in late October. Dark Tones. You grab the camera and you get in the car and you just drive wherever to see what you see. Fall Tones. Wifey Lisah Silfwer — if she were to rob a bank. The Royal.

How an Influencer Marketing Agency Can Help Businesses Grow 


In some situations, a business does not have the manpower, resources, or connections needed to cast a wide enough net. While this is often considered to be a good problem to have, it nonetheless presents a challenge.

Journalists on the move – Week of October 21

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 Associated Press: Tomoko Hosaka Mullaney (@AP) has left. New York Times: Nicole Hong (@nicole_hong) has been appointed Reporter, covering courts, criminal justice and law enforcement. Texas Observer: Lise […]. The post Journalists on the move – Week of October 21 appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Media Moves

#MediaMonday – Kris Pickel

HMA Public Relations

Happy #MediaMonday! Today we’re getting to know Kris Pickel of CBS 5 as part of our five-part series on the Rocky Mountain Emmy awards. Follow the link to read her story! The post #MediaMonday – Kris Pickel appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Featured Media Monday Annelise Krafft CBS 5 Kris Pickel

[Case Study] How Proteus Builds Brand with Earned Media


Proteus and its PR agency, W2O, are building a brand and a category simultaneously. Their primary target audience, executives at health systems, payers and pharmaceutical companies, are extremely difficult to reach.

The Legendary IBM Commercial

Doctor Spin

This is the legendary IBM ad from 1997. I’m posting this just because I recently stumbled across it on Youtube and i remember this ad like it was yesterday.

Infographic: Why great design gives you a competitive edge

PR Daily

Can better design elements result in bigger profits? When developing your brand, customer experience and more, aesthetic touches can matter a great deal. That’s according to a five-year study by McKinsey & Co., which is the basis for an infographic from MDG Advertising.

Doctor Spin’s Fall Photos (2019)

Doctor Spin

Late Bloomers. These beautiful late bloomers are pushing through the cold even in late October. Dark Tones. You grab the camera and you get in the car and you just drive wherever to see what you see. Fall Tones. Wifey Lisah Silfwer — if she were to rob a bank. The Royal.