January, 2024

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PR Industry Trends: Top PR Predictions For 2024

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

With the new year kicking into gear, experts are weighing in on what PR teams should be looking out for in 2024. Those who work in PR and media have seen a whirlwind 2023. We’re getting a handle on how to use generative AI ethically and with impact , riding the waves of an evolving social media landscape, and navigating unpredictable news cycles.

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The Role of PR in Bridging the Gap Between Innovation and Perception

Ronn Torossian

In the rapidly evolving landscape of innovation, bridging the gap between groundbreaking advancements and public perception is a delicate task. This is where public relations plays a crucial role, acting as the mediator between the complex world of innovation and the public’s understanding. The intersection of technological breakthroughs, scientific discoveries, and societal acceptance requires strategic […] The post The Role of PR in Bridging the Gap Between Innovation and Perceptio

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The ethics of earned media: Best practices for responsible PR

Agility PR Solutions

Public relations practitioners face tremendous hurdles in today’s quickly developing media setting. Credible PR tactics are changing due to influencer marketing, public trust, and intense competition in the digital sphere. Severe concerns regarding the worth and morality of earned media have surfaced amid these shifts. Given the decline of traditional wisdom, the necessity for flexible […] The post The ethics of earned media: Best practices for responsible PR appeared first on Agility PR

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The State Of AI In PR: Takeaways From Muck Rack’s 2024 Report

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Obvious statement: 2023 was a breakout year for generative AI. Its impact was felt everywhere, and the PR business was no exception. Midway through 2023, I wrote a blog post on why tech is important to PR , including a section on “the chatbot in the room,” aka generative AI. TL/DR version: AI is to PR now what social media was to PR in the early aughts.

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Are Your Impact Comms Resonating With Stakeholders?

Whether your organization is at the start of its sustainability and impact journey or years into it, many brands share a common concern: the uncertainty of whether they are sending stakeholders mixed messages. Creating content that speaks to your audience's “love language” can be a tricky dance. But, worry not! 3BL has put together tips to ensure that your content not only finds its rhythm but also resonates with your target audiences.

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Social Media Plays an Important Role in Public Relations

Ronn Torossian

Back in the day, public relations meant press releases, stuffy press conferences, and companies hoping that their messages wouldn’t get lost in the stack of newspapers on the consumer’s doorstep. However, those days are long gone, and right now, things are quite different. Between the online world and its social media platforms, brands aren’t […] The post Social Media Plays an Important Role in Public Relations appeared first on.

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3 Ways to Gauge Your Competitive Edge with Powerful Media Analysis 

Onclusive

In the dynamic world of PR, comms, and marketing, staying ahead of the competition is key. Understanding how you measure up against your competitors is an important benchmarking exercise that provides actionable intelligence. Here are four ways to leverage media analysis to gauge your brand’s performance and uncover valuable data to gain a competitive edge. 1.Dive into Sentiment Analysis Harness the power of media sentiment analysis to gauge how audiences perceive your brand and those of your

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2024 Public Relations Forecast

The Resolution Blog

It’s January 2024, officially back to work. But before you dive into your next PR campaign its important to consider focus and development for the year. What do you as an individual, your team and as a collective industry need to work on to move forward and succeed this year? I have enlisted the help […] The post 2024 Public Relations Forecast appeared first on PR Resolution — by CoverageBook.

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The 7 Top Writing Tips You Need to Know About for 2024

PRSay

Would you like to learn more tips for reaching your readers and getting the word out? If so, then join PRSA and Ann Wylie at one of their 2024 writing classes. You’ll learn to write better headlines, leads, stories and more. Save $100 with coupon code PRSA24. APRs: Earn accreditation renewal credits. Whatever your plans/goals/intentions are for 2024, these writing resolutions will help you achieve them: 1.

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Changing Content Consumption Trends And What They Mean For PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The way we consume media – in terms of formats, channels, platforms, and more – is in a state of constant evolution. For PR professionals, it’s not enough to be “on social,” “into video,” or “always on mobile.” PR teams need to note what’s driving trends in content consumption – whether it be convenience, price point, overall user experience, or anything else.

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5WPR Consumer Culture Report 2024

5WPR’s fifth annual Consumer Culture report takes a look at consumer spending culture, the biggest influences behind buying behaviors, and emerging trends.

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PR Strategies to Navigate the Complex World of Financial Relations 

Ronn Torossian

Navigating the complex world of financial relations requires a strategic and nuanced approach to public relations. Financial communications are critical for building and maintaining trust with stakeholders, including investors, analysts, customers, and the public. PR strategies in the financial sector must be robust, transparent, and adaptable to address the intricacies of a dynamic financial landscape. […] The post PR Strategies to Navigate the Complex World of Financial Relations appea

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Top Press Releases of 2023 | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Last year, Business Wire distributed thousands of press releases for clients in industries including tech, healthcare, food and beverage, retail, and more. Explore some of our top releases from 2023 for examples of best practices and ways to leverage Business Wire's press release enhancements.

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The importance of ethics in PR: Why ethical conduct is critical to success

Agility PR Solutions

Maintaining ethical conduct is crucial for success in public relations. According to the Public Relations Society of America, ethical behavior builds trust, credibility, and promotes positive relationships with stakeholders. It ensures transparency, honesty, fairness, and responsibility in all communications and actions. In this article we will cover the importance of ethical behavior in public relations […] The post The importance of ethics in PR: Why ethical conduct is critical to succ

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Challenging Ageism: Beyond Stereotypes and Labels with Ashton Applewhite

PR for Anyone

Ashton Applewhite is an author, advocate against ageism, and a recognized leader in the field of healthy aging. She has been acknowledged by various major media outlets such as the New York Times , The New Yorker , NPR , and the American Society of Aging as an expert on ageism. Her viral TED Talk titled “ Let’s End Ageism ” is currently on the cusp of hitting its two-millionth view.

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Adapting to the Future: The Evolving Role of Crisis Management Firms in a Rapidly Changing World

As the Internet continues to grow and change, the role of Online Crisis Management firms is evolving. This article explores how these firms are adapting to the new topography of Online Crisis Management. Through interviews with industry experts and case studies, we uncover the key strategies and tactics that are driving success in this dynamic field.

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11 FAQs About How To Use Contributed Articles As Part of a Powerful PR Program

Garrett Public Relations

Contributed articles are an avenue to consider if you’re looking to add more earned media coverage to your PR program, as many B2B companies are. Maybe you’ve wondered about contributed articles – what are they? And how do they work? Here are some of the most commonly asked questions I’ve […] The post 11 FAQs About How To Use Contributed Articles As Part of a Powerful PR Program appeared first on Garrett Public Relations.

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Top PR Insights From 2023 – It’s More Than AI!

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

This year, our PR team published dozens of blog posts, sharing PR insights and unpacking trends from a variety of perspectives. They’re based on the experience and direct observation from people at all staff levels. And 2023 has certainly been a year of wild experiences for PR professionals. We’re not just talking about ChatGPT – although the Crenshaw team has been early and vocal in proclaiming Chat GPT’s usefulness for PR.

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Tips To Sustain Follower Growth

Ronn Torossian

In ͏the ever-expan͏din͏g realm of social me͏dia marketing, sustain͏ing an average follower growth rate is a crucial objective for brands and influencers alike. Achieving consistent and meaningful growth requires a strategic approach that goes beyond mere numbers. Consiste͏nt brand voice Maintain a con͏sistent brand͏ voice across all social media platforms.

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Is this a nostalgic goodbye to the HARO brand? [PR Tech Sum 51]

Sword and the Script

In this edition: Cision silently rebrands HARO; Meltwater’s dealmaking continues; PR tech briefs and mentions content picks There have been so many private equity (PE) deals among PR technology companies, that it’s easy to lose track of who owns what. Yet, it’s important to pay attention to this stuff if your business buys PR software. Why? Because these deals have a direct impact on the products you use.

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Communicating During a Crisis & Navigating the Chaos

Speaker: Shawna Bruce, Director of M.D. Bruce & Associates Ltd.

Are you ready to face the unexpected? When the stakes are high and the pressure is on, there's no time to waste - you must be prepared to communicate clearly and confidently. In today's unpredictable world, mastering the art of crisis communication is a must-have skill for any public relations professional. Whether you're facing a weather disaster, a cyber attack, or a PR nightmare, knowing how to craft a clear and compelling message can mean the difference between chaos and calm, confusion and

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Tips for leveraging the numerous benefits of internal marketing in the workplace

Agility PR Solutions

Marketing is often seen as an outward force: the activity of sending the company message into the world and targeting potential customers with campaigns and strategies. But this is only part of the picture. Successful businesses are increasingly looking to internal marketing, in other words, marketing campaigns aimed at a business’s own employees. An internal […] The post Tips for leveraging the numerous benefits of internal marketing in the workplace appeared first on Agility PR Solutions

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Challenging Ageism: Beyond Stereotypes and Labels with Ashton Applewhite

PR for Anyone

Ashton Applewhite is an author, advocate against ageism, and a recognized leader in the field of healthy aging. She has been acknowledged by various major media outlets such as the New York Times, The New Yorker, NPR, and the American Society of Aging as an expert on ageism. Her viral TED Talk titled “Let’s End Ageism” is currently on the cusp of hitting its two-millionth view.

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28+ Online and In-Person Tips On How to Conduct a Good Interview

Prowly

Ever get nervous before doing an interview? Or maybe it’s your first one, and you want to prepare yourself the best you can. Miscommunication, missed opportunities, and results that don’t yield the answers you were hoping for are all common interview mistakes – which you can omit if you know these few rules and tactics. […] The post 28+ Online and In-Person Tips On How to Conduct a Good Interview appeared first on Prowly Blog.

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New Google and Yahoo Email Requirements for 2024: Explained

Buzzstream

You may have noticed more spam in your inbox lately. One major spam cause is senders not properly employing email authentication, leaving room for spammers to invade inboxes for phishing schemes. So, Google and Yahoo have introduced new requirements to reduce spam and protect recipients from malicious messages. While designed to combat spam and phishing, these standards may hurt your email outreach campaigns if you fail to comply.

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Discover the Actionable Habits of the World’s Best Strategic Communicators

Communication professionals can sometimes face difficult questions from internal stakeholders about the impact of their PR marketing initiatives. We know that nearly half of these professional say they need help with turning their PR data into actionable insights; and at least 20% don’t think they can measure their campaigns at all—but what if we told you all these obstacles can be easily combatted if you implement a few key habits.

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How to Prepare for Your First Public Relations Job

Ronn Torossian

Embarking on a public relations career can be both exciting and challenging. Landing the first public relations job is a significant milestone for anyone, and proper preparation is key to making a successful transition from academia or other fields into the dynamic world of public relations. Building a strong educational foundation Before stepping into the […] The post How to Prepare for Your First Public Relations Job appeared first on.

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Propel is a viable alternative for all-in-one PR software [PR Tech Briefing]

Sword and the Script

This PR software company was started by a former PR agency owner; pitch analytics is where Propel really shines I have a soft spot for startups because I’ve been employed or consulted with many of them over my career. In the early years, startups are largely about an idea – a way to solve a problem – and willingness to risk a lot to bring that to life.

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PR forecasters offer key media, business, life sciences and tech predictions for 2024

Agility PR Solutions

With the worldwind changes that hit the business world last year, it’s not easy to predict what PR can expect in 2024. But expert forecasters like PR and social media agency Birnbach Communications, who have been predicting the year ahead for 22 years now, have a certain knack for these things. And the firm has […] The post PR forecasters offer key media, business, life sciences and tech predictions for 2024 appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

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The Future of Work: Navigating the Evolving Professional Landscape with Erica Keswin

PR for Anyone

Erica Keswin is a 3x WSJ bestselling author, public speaker, and consultant for various major global brands. Her research and insight into workplace strategy have been published in media outlets such as Forbes, NY Post, Harvard Business Review, and more. In this episode, Erica sits down with Christina to discuss the impact of technology both in the workplace and our education system, evolving dynamics between generational workforces, current issues such as remote work, and recent shifts occurrin

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What Regulations Will Impact Sustainability Comms in 2024?

Navigating the waters of sustainability reporting disclosures and regulations can be intimidating, to say the least. With various measures set in motion in 2023 to keep companies accountable, there is a lot in store for brands’ impact communication in the upcoming year. 3BL is kicking off this January with our Navigating ESG Comms Through the Cosmos - Capricorn Edition by highlighting the impact of: The U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Climate disclosure rules The European Commission

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What’s Going On With Media – And How Does It Impact Your Public Relations Strategy?

Stern + Associates

It seems like the story of “traditional media is dying” has been a meme ever since the beginning of the internet. But it’s hard to deny that recently a lot has been changing. Every time one would think media outlets can’t cut more staff they find a new bottom: 2023 saw massive layoffs which have continued into 2024. Ad spending – the historic lifeblood of mainstream media – has plummeted as people spend more time on social media platforms where advertisers can reach them directly.

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Benefits of Social Listening for PR Agencies (with Case Studies)

Prowly

Social listening is one of the easiest ways to track how a brand is perceived online. Besides in-house PR and marketing teams, there is another group that can benefit from social listening tools – public relations agencies. If you’re a PR agency struggling to get a seat at the table and prove the effectiveness of […] The post Benefits of Social Listening for PR Agencies (with Case Studies) appeared first on Prowly Blog.

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Key Metrics for Evaluating the Success of Your Technology Campaign

Ronn Torossian

To evaluate the success of a technology campaign, you need to measure key metrics. These metrics assess the campaign’s objectives, outreach, engagement, and impact. By analyzing these metrics, you can determine the campaign’s performance, audience response, and overall return on investment (ROI). Click-Through Rate (CTR) Measures the percentage of users who clicked on a campaign […] The post Key Metrics for Evaluating the Success of Your Technology Campaign appeared first on.