September, 2018

Report: PR pros outnumber journalists by a 6-to-1 ratio

PR Daily

The staggering loss of journalists has had a tremendous effect on the PR industry. New employment data from the U.S. Department of Labor illustrates just how dramatically the media relations landscape has shifted.

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Ethics and You: Leading the Way

PRSay

One of my favorite sayings is, “Either lead, follow or get out of the way.” There’s so much truth and significance in this statement, especially in today’s hyper-connected communications world.

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Nike’s Kaepernick Campaign Is Brilliant — And Risky

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

As many in PR and politics have observed, the president has a talent for exploiting cultural flashpoints. The NFL’s battered reputation has been partly blamed on his criticism of players who chose to take a knee during the national anthem at the start of many games.

What Your Degree in Public Relations Will- and Won’t- Teach You

Ron Torossian

Whether you’re a first year PR student, third year engineering whizz considering a career change, or recent graduate weighing your options, a career in public relations has appeal.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

#PR Expanded Guest Post: Ethical Awareness … It’s Never Too Early

PR Expanded

Guest Post By Kirk Hazlett, APR, Fellow PRSA, Adjunct Professor, University of Tampa (FL). I know that ethics is “taught” in various forms in most colleges and universities, but I have serious concerns as to whether or not the “real world” is included in the process.

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What happens when we look at content marketing through a PR lens

PR Warrior

All too often, in a short-term bid to grow sales, score votes or generate donations, businesses and organisations neglect the things that underpin the achievement of the commercial goals we so desperately seek. For example: INCREASED brand recognition and top-of-mind awareness.

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How To Get Ahead Of A Crisis When You’re Already Behind – Invincible Brand Podcast

Melissa Agnes

The YouTube Shooting Crisis: How Mountain View Police Department quickly regained control of the narrative that was going viral against their agency. You can also listen to this episode on iTunes , Spotify , and Stitcher.

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How to Improve Your Launch with a Strong Influencer Marketing Strategy

B2B PR Sense

Does your B2B product launch strategy need a little pizzazz? If you're looking for ways to improve your product launch, then your influencer marketing strategy might just hold the key. We've seen impressive results when we incorporate influencer marketing tactics into product launches.

Balancing Public Trust: Why Hawaii’s Missile Test Text was a PR Disaster

Ron Torossian

“What happened today was totally unacceptable,” Hawaiian Governor David Y. Ige relayed to a terrified- and outraged- state, “many in our community were deeply affected by this. I am sorry for that pain and confusion that anyone might have experienced.”.

PR For The “New” Technology CEO

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For CEOs of technology companies, arrogance is out and humility is in. “Boring is the new black,” proclaims New York Times tech columnist Farhad Manjoo in a piece about the latest trend for technology company chiefs.

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.

Building global influence with Adam Jacoby, Founder of MiVote

PR Warrior

Several years back Adam Jacoby called upon his considerable experience as a seasoned entrepreneur to kick-start the democratic movement that is MiVote.

The new era of transparency is a huge opportunity for PR

Communications Conversations

“Transparency” has been a buzzword of sorts the last year. It’s popping up in the news more. It’s a focal point for social platforms right now. And, most importantly, it’s top of mind with consumers.

In this divisive era of outspoken messaging, PR’s best days are yet to come

PR Daily

Divisiveness is the watchword of the day, and no one is immune. Organizations large and small are increasingly compelled to speak up regarding societal and industry crises. Those of us in PR and corporate communications are uniquely qualified to shape, guide and mediate that discourse.

Behind The Scenes of the Chipotle E. Coli Crisis, with William Espey

Melissa Agnes

How Chipotle’s mindset and culture helped them manage their E. coli crisis, even though they were not technically crisis ready at the time. You can also listen to this episode on iTunes , Spotify , and Stitcher.

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K-pop’s Global Takeover

Ron Torossian

South Korean pop culture has taken the world by storm, with the unrelenting wave of Korean exports earning itself its own colloquialism: Hallyu.

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Media Relations Dos And Don’ts For Holiday PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Tying media relations activities to key calendar milestones is a time-honored PR tactic, because it works. But if holiday PR opportunities are approached carelessly, they can be squandered.

A Summer of Public Relations: An Intern’s Perspective

PR Expanded

A Guest Post By Rhys Schueren, Student, Loyola University Maryland. This summer, I had the opportunity to intern for Cheray Keyes-Shima , APR, CPRC, at KSC, a marketing, advertising and public relations agency in Sarasota, Florida.

Three ways cryptocurrency is taking on PR

5W PR

Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Dogecoin: you may have heard about it by now. In fact, the debate and hype around this latest innovation has rocketed out of control in the last 12 months, with supporters boasting of untold wealth, and critics drawing analogies to the dot-com craze.

A PR pro’s guide to taking a company through an IPO

Muck Rack

A PR pro’s guide to taking a company through an IPO

A Foundation in Ethics Is Built in Our Childhood

PRSay

A family’s value system is established early. When we were kids, our parents, teachers and other responsible adults taught us “right from wrong” either by lessons learned or by the observation of others’ actions.

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Harvard Latest University to Respond to PR Fire

Ron Torossian

5 Ways To Raise Your Internal PR Game

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Earlier this week, we made the case for raising your internal PR game. Today, we’ll suggest some ways to do just that. The technological and social changes over the past few years have both made internal communications more important, and also opened up opportunities to revolutionize it.

We’re not listening. We do not care.

PR Warrior

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4 Copy Editing Tips Every PR Professional Needs To Know

Prowly

Copy editing and crafting content is the number-one responsibility of every PR professional. These tips will help you editing in a much easier way. The post 4 Copy Editing Tips Every PR Professional Needs To Know appeared first on Prowly Magazine. Content Marketing Magazine copy editing

Avoid these Fatal Press Release Errors

PR Fuel

I’ve maintained for years that most press releases simply go nowhere , but this fate is completely avoidable. Below you can review the main reasons press releases fail, some horror-show headlines, and a great example of a headline makeover! Why Most Press Releases Don’t Matter.

Crisis Ready Q&A: How Can You Merge Your Expertise Into A Career In Crisis Communication?

Melissa Agnes

This month’s question: “I have been a digital journalist, reporter and TV producer for the last 10 years. I am interested in merging my skills in breaking news coverage into a career in crisis communications.

Crowdsource Your Team’s Creativity for More Influential Communication

Ron Torossian

Messaging isn’t a one-time deal. Done properly, narratives are bolstered by a regular stream of positive and connective messages communicated through a variety of media, with input from a variety of sources in your organization.

6 Quick Tips For PR Writers

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

If you’re in PR , chances are, you’re a writer. Now more than ever, public relations recruiters prioritize writing skills. Yes, visual content is very important in what we do, and we’ve woken up to the power of podcasts, but don’t underestimate written-word content.

123 LinkedIn marketing for thought leaders with Lucy Bingle

PR Warrior

Lucy Bingle has 20 years marketing experience and is a LinkedIn marketing expert. She is passionate about helping companies succeed in amplifying their brand, reaching their target audience and growing their business.

This month in bad PR pitches

Muck Rack

This month in bad PR pitches

Consumers are pushing brands to deliver on innovation and ethical responsibility

Agility PR Solutions

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Using crisis communications in college athletics

Axia PR

How crisis communications is becoming more necessary in college athletics. Allegations and subsequent scandals have rocked some big-name college athletics programs over the last several years.

Uber CEO Hopes to Remake the Brand’s Reputation

Ron Torossian

The past two years or so have been a rough road for ride-sharing company, Uber. From repeated PR gaffes that led to the dismissal of former CEO Travis Kalanick, to challenges from hard-charging competitors like Lyft, which has posted a series of PR wins recently, Uber has really needed a PR boost.

The PR Perils Of Cultural Appropriation

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Recently, PR teams have been pressed into crisis duty in a series of corporate missteps that have something in common: marketing or advertising departments that shows a type of “cultural appropriation” – borrowing a sensitive ethnic or cultural theme for commercial purposes.

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120 Owning a space that is yours with Mark Masters, You Are The Media

PR Warrior