Sat.Sep 09, 2017 - Fri.Sep 15, 2017

How Journalists Say PR Can Fight Fake News


Fake news. An extraordinary recent addition to the American lexicon frequently heard in the news and speeches. Although sometimes applied pejoratively, the validity of news shared on social media is a concern for nearly everyone.

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#PRStudChat Celebrates Ethics Month with a September 21st Twitter Chat

PR Expanded

Throughout the month of September, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), holds several different activities and events to educate members, professionals and students on modern ethics.

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Top Must-Read Books For PR Professionals

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

One of the smartest ways to keep producing high-quality public relations work is to keep reading – and not just work-related headlines or the clickbait on your Facebook page!

Why CEOs Should Invest in PR Attribution and PR Measurement


In recent market estimates, digital online and ad spending is expected to grow at approximately 11% per year through 2021. 1 Paid search, display ads, social media, online video advertising and email marketing will grow to 46% of advertising budgets 2.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

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8 indispensable (and free) Google tools

PR Daily

Google is so much more than just the world’s premier search engine. Google has a bevy of helpful products —many of which are completely free. If you are a digital marketer, PR pro or just someone keen on learning relevant skills, Google is a priceless resource.

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Top 10 Florida Meteorologists on Twitter


This week we salute the top Florida meteorologists at local television stations on Twitter, ranked by follower count. Followers were pulled on September 15, 2017 and may change over time. Leigh Spann – WFLA-TV – 106,641. John Morales – WTVJ-TV – 56,142.

6 Ways to Encourage Innovative Thinking and Drive Organizational Success


Brad MacAfee will be presenting a professional development session on “ Innovation in Leadership ” on Monday, Oct. 9 at PRSA’s 2017 International Conference in Boston. The year was 1992.

5 Brilliant Brand PR Stunts And Why They Worked

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Every so often a public relations team comes up with PR stunt that earns stellar media coverage. But no stunt is worth the effort and resources if it doesn’t advance brand messages in a positive way.

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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.

6 ways to craft newsletters that boost your brand—and bottom line

PR Daily

Even though you’ve completed a website that appeals to visitors, your work is far from over. You have to drive traffic there so you can generate leads, collect email addresses, update visitors on company news, or share educational information. An e-newsletter may be the best solution.

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Measuring the Value of Earned Media


Outsell, a leading research and advisory firm, conducted independent research to determine how marketer’s attitudes about different media types have changed. They also set out to answer key questions marketers have about earned media. These questions include: Is earned media effective?

Hey, Patriot fans? Too Soon to Worry?

Ron Torossian

The NFL season began with a few big stories. Ezekiel Elliott will still serve his suspension; the season opener of the Bucs and Dolphins was moved to November as hurricane Irma bore down on Miami. Then there was the unwritten headline about the defending champs.

5 Steps to Finding the Right PR Firm

HMA Public Relations

Our PRGN partner agency, Landis Communications, has put together a 5-step guaranteed process to help you identify the perfect agency for your PR needs. Click below for more]. The post 5 Steps to Finding the Right PR Firm appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

How to Identify the Influencers You Need to Engage

You need to understand who your community is and what makes them tick. You need to identify your “tribe” -- those who are immersed in your subject and have a following.

7 essential email marketing tactics

PR Daily

For all the amazing new marketing tools that have been called “the next big thing,” there remains one that consistently delivers spectacular return on investment. Email marketing has risen to the top over the past several years.

Targeting for Investor Relations: How Distributing News to the Right Audience Can Help Your Company’s Share Price


When it’s your responsibility to maximize your news coverage so your stock price can accurately reflect your company’s value, every audience counts. .

It’s not “Social Media Marketing” Anymore – it’s Just “Advertising”

Sword and the Script

Senior marketers report spending 9.8% of the marketing budget on social media — here and now. They expect that figure to rise to 13% over the next 12 months – and to 18.5% over the next five years.

#MediaMonday – Christian Brabec

HMA Public Relations

Christian Brabec is somewhat new to the Phoenix culinary scene but is certainly making his mark with his Instagram page, Eat.The.Plate. Click below for more]. The post #MediaMonday – Christian Brabec appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

How Leading Companies Tie Employee Advocacy to Business Outcomes

Insights from expert marketing and communications pros who are doing it today.

Infographic: Why content marketing is a must for your small business

PR Daily

If you could conjure something to buoy your business, would you? Content marketing is a potentially powerful tool—especially for small businesses without robust advertising budgets.

My Twin Peaks Theory

Doktor Spinn

First — spoiler alert. As I finished watching season 3 of Twin Peaks, being a fan for so many years, I felt disappointed and empty. So many side stories left unanswered, especially Audrey’s story. And Dale Cooper’s failure to defeat Judy, the ultimate evil. Ouch.

The Bravery of Silence: Responsible Advocacy Starts With Listening


Each September, PRSA recognizes Public Relations Ethics Month, supported by programs presented by the PRSA Board of Ethics and Professional Standards (BEPS).

The iPhone “Fail” Heard ‘Round the World

HMA Public Relations

If you’ve been following the launch of Apple’s new iPhone X (pronounced “iPhone ten”) like I have, you may have caught wind that the first public […]. The post The iPhone “Fail” Heard ‘Round the World appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

Revenue Generating News Releases: How to Optimize Strategy and Improve ROI

Achieve better results with targeted news release distribution.

Quiz: Are you stuck in a communications rut?

PR Daily

It’s easy to fall behind in a communications world that’s constantly expanding and evolving. If the following statements are true of your department, you might need to make some substantial changes: You can’t remember the last time you’ve done a communications audit.

A crowdsourced post for a 6th form student on routes in public relations

Stephen Waddington

Ask a dozen people for advice on how to land a job in public relations and you’ll get a dozen different answers. An event in London on 26 September will aim to make sense of the public relations market for people starting out.

Why making connections is essential in PR and in life

Public Relations Sydney

Lately I’ve caught myself thinking about how we need to stay connected with people from all areas of our life and in business, and how we can use these connections to our advantage. I was lucky enough to attend the most recent rendition of an event called “The Gathering”.

Live Coverage Never Ends

HMA Public Relations

Live television coverage has always enthralled us and it is everywhere! One of the live shows that Scott usually tunes into is called Live PD on A&E. Click below for more]. The post Live Coverage Never Ends appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

12 tips to more prodigious, productive writing

PR Daily

Who are these people who effortlessly produce voluminous, velvety prose each day—and what are their secrets? Enchanted Marketing spills the magic beans of productivity with a 12-step list to more efficient writing. The first tip is to write while “groggy,” which is believed to boost creativity.

{PR}edict: Predictive Analytics and the Future of PR, Part 2

Shift Communications

In the last post, we introduced the idea of predictive analytics in public relations. Public relations would benefit strongly from predictive analytics, forecasting communications needs in advance. The foundation of predictive analytics is one familiar to modern PR practitioners: data.

B2B Social Media: How to Use Social to Improve Your PR Strategy

B2B PR Sense

B2B social media has been essential to the development of modern public relations. Learn how social media for B2B has taken off, and how to use it effectively in your PR strategy. Stop thinking about your social media strategy as separate from your public relations strategy.

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Do You Have The Five Key Traits of a Top PR Pro?

HMA Public Relations

Rachel came across an interesting PR Daily article that lists the five key traits that all stellar PR pros need to have. Can you think of any more to add? Click below for more]. The post Do You Have The Five Key Traits of a Top PR Pro? appeared first on HMA Public Relations.

Report: How journalists use social media in 2017

PR Daily

Reporters see social media as essential to their work; they’re just cautious about trusting it. In a recent survey of U.S. journalists and other media professionals, 42 percent report using five or more types of social media regularly.