October, 2020

Media Outlet Availability on PR Efforts | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

One of the common refrains in the public relations industry is that PR is getting harder because there are fewer publications to pitch. Is this actually true? How would we know?

The Perfect Elevator Pitch Formula You Need to Know

B2B PR Sense

You step into a conversation at a networking event and someone asks that ominous question, "So what do you do?" Anyone who has ever had a business or personal brand knows this question all too well. How do you answer? This is where a good elevator pitch can make all the difference.

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The Importance of Platform-Specific Content

Ronn Torossian

The list of social media platforms available to the regular user seems to be constantly growing. Marketing industry pros must have probably heard of most, if not all of them.

How To Set Expectations In Public Relations

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Public relations is known for being versatile, occasionally glamorous, and, yes, stressful. In fact, CareerCast listed “PR executive” as one of the top ten most stressful gigs in its 2019 Most Stressful Jobs report. Some of the pressure we encounter in PR is preventable, however.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

Tesla Slams the Brakes on PR

Flack's Revenge

Pixabay. The EV blog Electrek broke the news last week that Tesla is dissolving its PR department. Editor-in-chief Fred Lambert’s story covered journalists’ growing frustrations with the comms team leading up to its shutdown.

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How to Do Public Relations for a Startup in 2020 | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Launching a startup is hard enough, and while going through this process in 2020 might seem like a truly daunting task, it is possible. In fact, we asked three industry experts to weigh in on PR’s importance to successfully supporting a startup in 2020. public relations

The 7 Deadly Sins of Blogging and How to Avoid Them

Cision

Being a serial writer is a demanding and mysterious craft. Have you committed one of these 7 blog killers? Media Blog

Ready for the Holiday Season?

Ronn Torossian

Kids may not be permitted to sit on Santa’s lap this year but with more people browsing and shopping online these days, brands need to be tech-ready for the holiday season in spite of uncertainty over what it might look like because of the pandemic.

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6 Things Cybersecurity PR Pros Should Do To Stand Out

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Global spending on cybersecurity products and services will exceed $1 trillion by 2021. The sector’s accelerated growth, however, makes it hard for companies to stand out.

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.

Understanding public feeling (part 1)

The Resolution Blog

With huge adjustments in how we live and global events reaching us in real-time, there is constant change in public feeling. Whether it’s uncertainty, mistrust, frustration or comradery, understanding the way we, the public are feeling has never been so important in Public Relations.

Measuring Earned Media Quality to Prove the Value of PR – Edmunds

Onclusive

Edmunds is not just a category-leading brand in the automotive industry; it is also a top media publication that caters to both consumers and businesses.

Hispanic, Latino/a, Latinx: Celebrating a Growing Cultural Heritage | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Since 1988, the United States has celebrated National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15-October 15. During this month, we honor the countless cultural and societal contributions of more than 60 million Hispanic Americans. Also of mention, Hispanics are the largest minority group in the U.S.

The Most Captivating Path to PR-ROI: Making the PR-to-Sales Connection

Cision

To illustrate quantifying PR’s influence on sales, we examine how Ford Motor Company’s launch of the Ford Mustang Mach-E generated media coverage, awareness and sales. Comms Best Practices

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.

Marketing in a Recession

Ronn Torossian

On June 6, when the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) officially declared that the U.S. had been in a recession since February, the announcement compounded a difficult situation for marketers already coping with COVID-19.

Five Reasons Why B2B PR Works

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

I’m a late convert to B2B public relations. That’s probably because I started my career at consumer marketing PR agencies and enjoyed the work immensely for many years.

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What Tesla’s move to eliminate its PR department means for the industry

PR Daily

The electric car company may have closed its press shop, but the communications function remains vital. Tesla, the electric car company founded by billionaire Elon Musk and ranks 124th on the Fortune 500 list, has shut down its PR department.

News Release Benchmarks for Healthcare & BioTechnology

Onclusive

In 2019, Onclusive and Business Wire teamed up to identify the characteristics of a winning news release.

Navigating Deal Communications

Business Wire

Mergers, acquisitions, divestitures – these are some of the most challenging communication scenarios investor relations and corporate teams face.

Do’s and don’ts to avoid having your pitch mocked on Twitter

Agility PR Solutions

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock with your phone face down, then you know the latest trend on social media is the collective slander of bad PR pitches reporters receive and screenshot for their followers to mock on Twitter.

Crisis Communication Plan Components

Ronn Torossian

Crisis public relations can make or break a brand during a crisis. When nightmare scenarios befall well-meaning and prestigious businesses, a diverse range of threats can severely damage a brand’s reputation.

How Paid And Organic Social Media Work Together

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Social media marketing and PR have recently become inseparable. That’s because social media plays a large role in most consumer and B2B PR programs.

How PR pros can harness the power of podcasts during COVID-19

PR Daily

The format has grown even more popular despite fewer commuters during WFH. Here’s how communicators can make the most of it. After months of being quarantined at home during the pandemic, professionals have taken to podcasting in droves.

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De är nominerade i topp 20 när Cision PR Influencer Award firar 10 år

Cision

Cision PR Influencer Award delas ut för 10:e gången den 26 november 2020 och idag offentliggörs de 20 PR-konsulter som är nominerade i år. Sverige Blogg

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Addressing the Small-Cap Dilemma to Capture Investor Mindshare with Four Alternative Strategies | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Attracting investor attention has been a long-standing dilemma for small-cap issuers, especially due to their lower IR resources.

Share of voice or share of search?

The Resolution Blog

‘Share of voice’ is a term used to describe how a brand is being talked about against it’s competitors. Share of voice is worked out very differently in Public Relations in comparision to other areas of marketing.

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Content Marketing Trends for 2021

Ronn Torossian

Of the numerous quotes that could describe marketers and the future of content marketing, leadership author John C. Maxwell may have summarized it best when he said, “Change means traveling in uncharted waters, and this causes our securities to rise.”

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Making The Most Of Virtual Event Experiences

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

As we move into the fourth quarter of this interminable year, many of us in PR are eager to turn the page. But at least we’re not conference organizers!

How PR Can help shape marketing messages

PR Daily

With tightened budgets affecting many organizations, make sure that your marketing and PR efforts work in tandem to deliver the best results. PR and marketing continue to be in a relationship that works closely together, but oftentimes departments struggle to stay connected.

Take 5 Live with Traci Mazurek

Cision

In our latest episode of Take 5 Live we sit down with Traci Mazurek of INK Communications to discuss the intersection of social media and PR. Comms Best Practices

UK Survey Results Reveal PR Industry in Upheaval as it Comes to Terms with COVID-19 and Brexit | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Productivity planning is crucial to business resilience finds the latest #FuturePRoof survey. Organisations need to plan for dips in productivity as the human impact of the Coronavirus pandemic takes hold.

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B2B Content Marketing: 5 Trends That You Need to Watch in 2020

B2B PR Sense

How has B2B content marketing changed since the start of the pandemic? What challenges do content marketers face? What do successful content marketers do that set them apart from others? Answers to these questions and more can be gleaned from a new report on content marketing trends.

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