Sat.Jan 12, 2019 - Fri.Jan 18, 2019

Gillette Gets Woke: A PR Take

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For PR people, the Gillette ad that roiled social media and birthed a thousand thought pieces raises an old question – is there such a thing as bad publicity? Normally when a company manages to generate international attention and earn millions of views for a brand message, it’s a win.

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Why AI won’t Replace PR

Flack's Revenge

I was watching 60 Minutes this weekend, which ran a segment about AI that highlighted China’s growing clout in the tech (Silicon Valley, hope you were watching; you should be scared, very scared). They interviewed Kai-Fu Lee, the so-called Oracle of AI who boasts a Ph.D.,

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Why PR people need to protect influencers’ mental health

PR in High Definition

Here’s a test for you. Open Instagram and go through the first 10 posts. How many of them are people you know and how many are brands, influencers, ads or celebrities? I just tried this and to no surprise, only one post out of the 10 was from someone I know.

Five Key Takeaways from the 2018 Growth PR Conference

Onclusive

Marketing and Communications are converging as PR has evolved radically over the last decade. Data science and digital media are transforming the way companies tell stories and how they measure success.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

Five Essential skills for a modern PR professional

Ronn Torossian

Technology is constantly shifting and the PR landscape is forever evolving. Despite the new tactics and changes in the communication landscape, there are some skills that will always remain essential for PR professionals.

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3 Social Platforms Tech PR Pros Need To Know

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

If you’re in tech PR , you try to know a lot about every social media platform. You have to — either for research, to promote clients, for personal branding, or to connect with journalists.

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On January 17th, the #PRStudChat Community Discusses How to Get Strategic With Owned Media

PR Expanded

Owned media is less about controlling your content and more about creating what your customers need and prefer from you. It’s the “O” in the PESO model and it’s an important part of a brand’s communications plan.

Six PR tactics to stay ahead of the competition

Ronn Torossian

Competition is at an all time high. It is likely that your product or service is up against other similar products and services. While competition is the key to innovation, it can also be a source of frustration.

9 trends to watch for social media marketers

PR Daily

Social media is always changing. Here are the shifts, big and small, that you should monitor for the coming year. When it comes to social media, the year ahead should be quite an interesting one for marketers.

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.

The Introvert’s Guide to Public Speaking

Critical Mention

Public speaking is tough, but for introverts, it’s even tougher. Jeanne Salvatore, President of JMS Consulting, discusses her thoughts and provides tips on public speaking to help introverts turn around their presentations.

4 easy steps to energize your PR in the new year

Agility PR Solutions

In today’s communication environment, with its round-the-clock social media and perpetual news cycle, investing in public relations and narrative marketing is a fundamental aspect of brand success. Recent studies have indicated that more businesses are investing more in PR and targeted marketing.

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7 Perspectives on Confessions from an Anonymous PR Person

Sword and the Script

The online trade publication Digiday runs an anonymous confessional series for marketers. Typically, it involves a representative from an advertising agency ranting about the wrongdoings of the industry.

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Amazon stirs social media pot with tongue-in-cheek hashtag

PR Daily

The company announced the third season of its show “The Grand Tour” with the Twitter hashtag #Amazonshitcarshow. Many wondered if the label was a mistake or an inside joke. A good hashtag is crucial for social media marketing.

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.

Content Marketing and SEO: How to Craft the Best PR Campaigns

B2B PR Sense

When you think of the tactics behind perfect PR campaigns , perhaps press releases and media pitches acome to mind. But in reality, content marketing and SEO have a good deal to bring to the table when it comes to PR. What is content marketing and what does it have to do with PR?

7 actionable ways to build hype for your brand’s next event

Agility PR Solutions

When your brand hosts an event, whether it’s a speaking event at your location, attendance at a local tradeshow, or a full-blown convention, you’ll need to build hype if you want to be successful.

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BuzzStream Research Improvements: Powerful Tools to Find The Information You Need

Buzzstream

Whether you’re putting together your list for the first time, reviewing data that we’ve discovered for a list that you’ve imported, or gathering relevant context to send effective outreach to contacts, you’ve got to find the right information at the right time.

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How can you rebuild a damaged reputation?

PR Daily

There’s no quick fix to restoring a damaged public image. If you want to regain consumer trust, you had better be prepared for long hours and slow gains. This article originally appeared on PR Daily in January of 2018. “Which office do I go to get my reputation back?”

Six Powerful Reasons Why Video Content is Essential For PR

Prowly

While there are certainly a lot of tools in the PR specialist’s arsenal, the one which is the most effective is also one that is the most popular: video content. The post Six Powerful Reasons Why Video Content is Essential For PR appeared first on Prowly Magazine. Magazine Marketing video marketing

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The 6 key things influencers look for when collaborating with brands

Agility PR Solutions

As we move head first into 2019, and as PR and comms tactical effectiveness ebbs and flows, some newish practices have undoubtably proven their value and staying power.

Do This One Simple Thing Every Day for a Picture-Perfect PR Life

PR News

It’s the quintessential image of Santorini, Greece, that of pristine colorful structures hugging the cliffs overlooking the azure blue Aegean Sea. For one small boutique hotel, keeping its exterior a perfect shade of white is a full-time job.

20 common PR habits that drive journalists bonkers

PR Daily

Public relations pros know better, but somehow these worst practices worm their way into the course of a workweek. So to review, here are peeves, taboos and no-nos to avoid at all costs. Interacting with journalists is a lot like dating.

#MediaMonday – Zahid Arab

HMA Public Relations

Today’s #MediaMonday comes to us from one of the best-dressed staffers at Arizona’s Family (both for CBS 5 and KTVK TV 3), Zahid Arab. Wait a […]. The post #MediaMonday – Zahid Arab appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Media Monday

Today’s trend towards less screen time is challenging website marketers to simplify

Agility PR Solutions

A large majority of people spend more than four hours online for leisure every day, but changing consumer attitudes toward internet usage, as they search for ways to curb internet addiction, could cause this number to drop.

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How to use paid media as part of an integrated PESO campaign

Stephen Waddington

Paid media is an important element of the integrated paid, earned, shared and owned (PESO) model but it’s the least understood. In this blog I explore how paid forms of media can be used as part of an integrated campaign.

6 tactics to wow your media contacts

PR Daily

Journalists can be hard to nail down, even when you’ve got something they really want to learn about. Here are some tips for how to avoid a reporter’s blacklist. This article originally appeared on PR Daily in January of 2018.

50+ apps and tools every PR pro needs in 2019

Muck Rack

50+ apps and tools every PR pro needs in 2019

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PRSA Foundation reveals a diversity disconnect among comms pros

Agility PR Solutions

A new survey from the PRSA Foundation reveals that while the majority (85 percent) of communications professionals believe diversity in the workplace is either important or very important to them, only 27 percent believe they’re currently working at an organization that is meaningfully or very diverse.

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5 Marketing Trends to Keep On Your Radar in 2019

PR 20/20

New year, same marketing program? If the “same old, same old” mentality applies to your marketing goals and campaigns in 2019, it’s time to take a step back and evaluate how important success is to you.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Which U.S. colleges are the best for students studying communications? Find out, and then check out our roundup of current job openings. So, you’re going to pursue an education in communications? Congratulations, deciding your major is a big step toward achieving a fulfilling career.

Will fake #sponcon be the end of influencer marketing?

Communications Conversations

A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a very interesting article in the Atlantic titled “Rising Instagram Stars are Posting Fake Sponsored Content.”

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Brand commitments to social responsibility influence buying decisions more than price

Agility PR Solutions

Yes, consumers are expecting brands and businesses to take a stand on social, cultural and political issues—but does that impact their buying decisions when they’re evaluating similar items with markedly different price tags?

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