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10 Facts PR Influencers Know to Be True

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Earlier this month, AirPR Chief Strategy Officer Rebekah Iliff joined Nasdaq for its #PRInfluencers series on Facebook Live. Hosted by Deirdre Breakenridge of Pure Performance Communications, and joined by fellow panelists Shonali Burke and Shannon Furey, the panel covered emerging PR trends including how corporate storytelling has changed in recent years and what PR professionals […]. Industry Insights & Trends nasdaq PRInfluencers PR influencers PR trends

8 Innovative Ways to Think Big in Your B2B PR

B2B PR Sense

No matter your size, thinking big is pivotal to success in B2B PR. That is how you achieve thought leadership and brand recognition. It’s easy to think small -- to stay in your comfort zone, where you knock off a press release every once in awhile, and call it good.

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PR Tips To Ace Your Next Speaking Gig

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Those of us in public relations spend a lot of time helping clients speak effectively in front of strangers, but what about our own speaking skills? Last week some of us addressed a client conference on best practices in PR and social media, which was an opportunity to put those skills to use.

Business Wire Releases New White Paper: Is Your IR Site a Security Liability?

Business Wire

The modern IRO has many areas of responsibilities. At the top of that list should be the creation and maintenance of an investor relations site, a beneficial communications tool that makes it easy for analysts, shareholders and the media to find essential financial documents and material news.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

10 Facts PR Influencers Know to Be True

Onclusive

Earlier this month, AirPR Chief Strategy Officer Rebekah Iliff joined Nasdaq for its #PRInfluencers series on Facebook Live.

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GDPR Primer for Marketing and Public Relations

Shift Communications

Marketers, advertisers, and public relations professionals are ill-informed and ill-equipped to manage the largest change in data and privacy in the last 20 years: GDPR. What is GDPR?

3 ways to jump-start your PR career

PR Daily

Standing out from co-workers and earning the respect of your boss can be crucial elements of a successful PR career.

20 Key Resources That Will Keep Your B2B Business on Top of the Marketing Buzz

B2B PR Sense

B2B marketing is constantly evolving. It requires us to keep pace with new techniques and information if we want to stay ahead of the pack. What are some of the best B2B blogs and other resources that will keep you "in the know" where marketing is concerned?

4 Keys to Distributing Public Service Announcements

Cision

Public Service Announcements (PSAs) can be an excellent way to raise awareness for a nonprofit organization — to help bring their mission to life and drive intended actions to help support a cause. Although PSAs have been around since World War II and have been a tactical public relations mainstay for decades, the methods of distribution and best practices for PSAs have definitely evolved over the years.

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 insights from the Reuters Institute Digital News Report

Stephen Waddington

Fake news, business models and platform disintermediation are all issues raised by a report on the news business. The Reuters Institute Digital News Report 2017 is a study of the changing business of news based on a survey of more than 70,000 people in 36 countries. This year’s report is published against a backdrop of continuing concerns about how to fund journalism and the parasitic relationship between news organisations and platforms. Here’s are the key finding from the report. #1

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SEC Twitter account wasn’t hacked—its manager just likes dad jokes

PR Daily

When an organization other than Wendy’s or Taco Bell increases its Twitter sass, social media users might expect its been hacked. That assumption isn’t always correct, however: Even serious organizations can have fun online.

How to Conquer the 10 Hurdles to Successful B2B Marketing Strategies

B2B PR Sense

A lot has changed in the realm of B2B marketing strategies over the past year. New technologies have entered the market. Executives have new demands on marketers. How can you not only keep up, but pass these hurdles with flying colors? Let’s talk about that. Hubspot’s recently released State of Inbound report has provided us with key data that reveals what challenges are top of mind for marketers in 2017. Let’s examine the top 10 challenges, and the solutions that you need to know moving forward.

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How Earned Media is Changing Your Marketing Strategy

Cision

As the media landscape has changed drastically over the past decade, brands must acknowledge and implement earned media within their marketing and communications strategies. According to Patrick Barnett, founder and MD of Simpatico PR this is required to avoid being left behind.

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.

#FuturePRoof podcast: strawberry picking

Stephen Waddington

#PRFest, Cannes, the General Election, the Meeker report and image recognition are all among the topics discussed on the latest #FuturePRoof podcast. Sarah Hall and I recorded a new edition of the #FuturePRoof podcast on Monday. Here’s what you’ll learn. FuturePRoof conversation at #PRfest about the value of public relations. The second #PRFest in Edinburgh proved to be a lively affair combining keynotes, panels and workshops.

7 costly social media marketing mistakes

PR Daily

Social media can be a powerful tool for brand promotion and consumer connection, but what happens when buzz goes bad? Many businesses and marketers have suffered damage from a social media mistake.

Answering Tough Media Questions and Still Making a Good Impression

Sword and the Script

Smaller companies often vie for media attention, but larger companies tend to pick and choose which media interviews they’ll take. This is a fairly significant shift in an organizational communications strategy.

Who Loves Ya Baby?

The Proactive Report

Most of you are probably not old enough to remember Kojak, his lollipops and the iconic greeting, Who Loves Ya Baby? Today this phrase takes on a new significance: who are your loyal fans? Influencer marketing is all the rage right now, but how many brands are doing fan-centric marketing?

Analysis spotlights need for greater public engagement in creative process

Stephen Waddington

New research published by Ketchum in conjunction with Fast Company is a klaxon for dissent and diversity as part of the creative process in public relations.

7 tips for overcoming public speaking jitters

PR Daily

I don’t know a single person, even a seasoned professional speaker, who doesn’t get at least a few nervous butterflies before they speak. But I’m also aware there’s a big difference between a few excited butterflies and paralyzing fear.

Building More Than Morale: Our Volunteer Day at Habitat for Humanity

Barokas

At Barokas PR, each team member brings a passion for bettering the places we are lucky to call home. So, in the spirit of giving a s**t – about our clients, each other, and improving our communities – the Denver team spent last Friday volunteering at Habitat for Humanity.

Writing Earnings Releases for the Associated Press’ Robots

Cision

A very interesting question was posed by a client: “Do I need to write my earnings release in any special manner to facilitate better quality reporting by the Associated Press’ (AP) automated journalists?”. The short answer: “No.”. Here’s the long answer: Working backwards from the AP, we contacted Automated Insights, the company that developed the Wordsmith application behind the AP robo-reporters.

White House Is Shaping Public Perceptions of PR, Practitioners Say—and That’s Not Good

PR News

Has anything been repeated more in conversations and articles about the new administration in Washington, D.C., than the president’s mode of communications, Twitter? Maybe #fakenews, but that’s also a communications issue, right? And for a while, earlier in the administration, it seemed the most-talked-about White House official besides the president was Sean Spicer, the chief communicator. Speaking… Continued.

More than half of millennials say Instagram influences their purchases

PR Daily

Since Facebook purchased it in 2012, Instagram has grown to become a go-to platform for millennials who want to share photos and videos. In more recent years, it’s become the most powerful social platform for online shopping. New data from LendEDU shows that 52.9

Why I’m Grateful to My Grandma on Father’s Day

Waxing UnLyrical

This is a pic of my dad & me when I was just a young ‘un, circa She’s Still Sucking Her Thumb: I’m the eldest in my family, born when my dad was just 23. That boggles my mind. Most people aren’t even “adulting” at 23, but my dad was … well, a dad!

CEO reputation and PR: How online challenges have intensified brand risk

Media Bullseye

A recent article in the Harvard Business Review examined the increasing likelihood that CEOs who have ethical lapses will be dismissed.

Critical Mention congratulates the winners of the PRSA-NY 30th Annual Big Apple Awards

Critical Mention

June 20, 2017. New Yorkers Honored for Spreading the News. Critical Mention was thrilled to be a Platinum sponsor of PRSA-NY’s 2017 Big Apple Awards Gala. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the awards, which are widely regarded as one of the industry’s most prestigious accolades.

7 steps to better PR writing

PR Daily

Writing is often the linchpin of successful public relations campaigns. Words can still inspire and influence people and motivate action—but that’s easier said than done. PR writing differs from newspaper copy or novel prose, but basic principles of writing prevail.

Guilty Or Not, The Verdict Is In On Bill Cosby’s Brand

The Stalwart Blog

The deadlocked jury and subsequent dismissal of the recent sexual assault case against the fallen icon that is Bill Cosby left a lot of my friends in anger. There’s good reason for that, but I would submit the once famous actor, comedian, author and educator did not "get away with it.” . Far from it.

There’s More Than One ‘R’ in PR

Barokas

As PR professionals, the art of media relations is our bread and butter. How does one find the perfect balance of ‘not too creepy,’ while still being personable and hitting our client’s key messages? It doesn’t sound like an easy thing to do because it it’s not.

How to Stop Spam Backlinks from Ruining Your Google Reputation

Prowly

How to Stop Spam Backlinks from Ruining Your Google Reputation. Let’s play word association! What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear the word “penguin”? If you’re thinking about a cute, flightless bird, then there’s nothing wrong with you, congratulations.

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Brand managers: Avoid these crucial marketing mistakes

PR Daily

When you're running a startup, you have difficult choices to make about marketing. On one hand, marketing is the lifeblood of an organization. Good marketing attracts customers and investors alike. On the other hand, you can't spend too much time, effort and resources on marketing.

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