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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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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.

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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

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.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

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.

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4 tactics that will grab reporters’ attention

PR Daily

Despite the ongoing pandemic and shrinking newsrooms, PR pros can still find coverage for clients by embracing proprietary data and unique workplace stories.

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How to Make Your Press Release Less Spooky

Cision

This Halloween is the perfect time to ask yourself if your press release might be scaring off potential readers & start making adjustments. Here are a few tricks to turn your release into a treat. Best Practices

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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.

5 ways to help ensure your company culture matches your mission

Agility PR Solutions

Walk the talk! No one likes hypocrites, including companies that proudly state what they stand for, yet don’t seem to demonstrate that in their behaviors or workplace culture. It’s even more difficult if you happen to work at a place where this mission-culture dissonance exists.

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.

10 word pairs with slightly different meanings

PR Daily

Follow this guidance to achieve more clarity and precision in your copy. Erosion of distinctions between senses for words with similar or related meanings is a natural process, but careful writers resist becoming accessories to acceleration of that process.

Understanding public feeling part 2: Crisis Communications

The Resolution Blog

The second episode in our ‘public feeling’ mini-series, Stella Bayles interviews author and crisis communications expert, Amanda Coleman, on why understanding ‘how the public is feeling during a time of crisis’ is paramount to PR strategy. With 20 years’ experience working in emergency services communication, Amanda Coleman is the former Head of Corporate Communications for […].

Black History Month Employee Spotlight: Jermaine Haughton

Cision

This #BlackHistoryMonth, we're celebrating our employees from the BAME community. UK Blog

Pandemic party planning: How I pulled off my daughter’s wedding during COVID

Agility PR Solutions

Planning an event during a pandemic takes creativity, flexibility, and a can-do attitude. And I should know; I planned and *safely* hosted my daughter’s wedding this fall!

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.

How the PR industry can—and must—do more on DE&I

PR Daily

PRSA Chair Garland Stansell makes the case for the actions that should be embraced in the months ahead. Let’s say it up front: The public relations profession needs to do much better in improving its D&I representation.

Muck Rack Aims to be an All-in-One PR Tech Platform for Media Contacts, Outreach and Monitoring [PR Tech Briefing]

Sword and the Script

Muck Rack is a PR technology platform that helps PR find relevant media contacts, facilitates PR pitching and provides media monitoring The big players in PR technology have largely achieved their growth through mergers and acquisitions ( example ).

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Staffan Bruzaeus, Narva: Så påverkar ESEF svenska noterade bolag

Cision

Vi tog kontakt med Staffan Bruzaeus, partner på Narva och chef för byråns erbjudande inom finansiell kommunikation, kring hur byrån ser på vilken inverkan ESEF kommer att få på svenska noterade bolag. Sverige Blogg

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Where’s digital marketing trending? Here are 4 directions.

Agility PR Solutions

COVID-19 may not have delivered a business boost to most industries, but it’s caused many more consumers to rely on digital shopping. The trend had been steadily growing but accelerated after the pandemic was declared.

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5 ways to get purposeful communication right during the COVID crisis

PR Daily

It’s never been more important to show that your organization stands for more than the bottom line. These days employees, customers and clients demand that brands have a narrative with a central purpose around contributing to societal good.

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Top 3 Instagram Growth Services of 2020

Awario

Currently, there are loads of Instagram growth services available, so anyone can easily get overwhelmed and end up choosing the wrong app for their Instagram growth. To stop you from making that mistake, we’ve decided to gather the best of the best in one place

Deeped Strandh: "För mig handlar PR om att bygga relationer på lång sikt"

Cision

Deeped Strandh har varit nominerad till Cision PR Influencer Award år efter år och tog emot priset 2015. 2020 blir det ingen nominering för Deeped, då han lämnat PR-branschen bakom sig för att arbeta inhouse på SEB. Sverige Blogg

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Becoming agile: Adapting to new COVID changes in consumers’ communications preferences

Agility PR Solutions

As COVID once again infiltrates our societal fabric, brands and businesses must again pivot to remain relevant as consumers’ preferences are forced to change—and much of this adaptation will be in how they choose to communicate.

How PR agencies can initiate a culture of DE&I change

PR Daily

When done right, the work will be painful, says Finn Partners’ managing partner, but it is worth the effort. Never has the term “growing pains” been more apt than in 2020.

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ICON Recap: Jon Meacham on How the Past Prepares Us for the Present

PRSay

Jon Meacham started his opening General Session keynote at PRSA’s ICON 2020 virtual conference today with an apology. “I’m I’m sorry there’s nothing going on in the world to talk about.

Joe Coveney om OTC Markets och cross border-trading

Cision

OTC-handel (Over the Counter) i USA är en marknad som nordiska börsbolag kan använda sig av även om man inte är noterad på de amerikanska börserna. Sverige Blogg

PR pulse: Who’s shaping our kids’ political views? Teachers & TikTok

Agility PR Solutions

The future of the electorate is watching, and it’s teachers and social media that are influencing young peoples’ political views, according to a new survey on election knowledge from online education platform Study.com.

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Is remote work hurting or helping work/life balance?

PR Daily

New data from Blind reveals raw takes on the pros and cons of our WFH lifestyles. You should always be careful what you wish for. For years, workers have increasingly bemoaned the strictures of 9-5 office life.

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Being Blind Has Not Stopped Rachel Carver, APR, From a Successful PR Career

PRSay

Rachel Carver’s challenges during the COVID-19 crisis could have been far more pronounced than those of many other PR professionals. Despite being born blind, she is now entering her 10th year in the profession. In 2017 , she earned her Accreditation in Public Relations.

The 2020 State of the Election Part IX

Cision

With less than a week to the U.S. presidential election, we wanted to see how the media narratives have evolved since our last analysis of top voter issues with a focus on the last 90 days. US Blog

5 steps for developing a clear and concise PR messaging strategy

Agility PR Solutions

As the digital and traditional business landscape continues to evolve, businesses of every size are continuing to invest or turn to PR to market themselves to a new customer base or uphold relationships with existing customers. Be it earning consumers’ trust, establishing relationships, or promoting a product or service, a great PR messaging strategy can […]. The post 5 steps for developing a clear and concise PR messaging strategy appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

6 ways a PR career prepares you for working the polls

PR Daily

What about PR work translates to volunteering at your local polling place on Election Day? This PR pro offers six arguments for communicators to step up. The 2020 election is unlike any other in my lifetime, and perhaps in the history of the United States.

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Kenon McCollins: Future Music & PR Rock Star

Culpwrit

Like a couple thousand others, I had planned to be in Nashville, Tennessee this week for the annual PRSA and PRSSA conferences. Instead, as with almost everything else in our lives these days the conferences are being held virtually.