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Part I: Treat Every Meeting Like a First Interview

PR Expanded

This post is Part I of a two-part series on Treating Every Meeting Like a First Interview. When I mentor young professionals, we discuss the importance of preparing for a job interview.

TCIP #007 – Overcoming Legal Challenges in Crisis Communication with Sara Hawkins

Melissa Agnes

Welcome to episode #007 of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast, with Melissa Agnes and Sara Hawkins. Sara Hawkins is a savvy attorney dedicated to helping the “little guys out there”. Her policy is to never say “no”, but to help her clients find the right strategies and solutions to their problems.

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Taking Contol of the PR Narrative – 3 Ideas

Flack's Revenge

I had the great pleasure of writing for PR Conversations again last week, after Judy Gombita graciously agreed to r un with my post (the third one I have written for them). For the uninitiated, the group blog is a great forum that covers a range of PR subjects that should be of interest to client-side and agency folks around the world.

8 Resources and 3 Tips for PR Job Seekers

Waxing UnLyrical

I did an informational interview with someone the other day. I don’t have a job to offer, but I do have a large network.

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

Essential sites for PRs: five communities you might have missed

PR in High Definition

There are dozens of new social networks, tools and sources of industry intelligence created every day. For PR and marketing people, keeping on top of them is a full time job in its own right.

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Hemingway App Fights Bad Pitches

Bad Pitch Blog

When it comes to media relations, the analogy about a chain only being as strong as its weakest link applies. Your media list may be solid, but if your pitch is ham-fisted it doesn''t matter. This applies to the entire cycle.

Twitter and Television: A Match Made In Heaven

Waxing UnLyrical

I have a confession to make. When I’m asked how I like to spend my free time, I tend to hem and haw. “Riding my bike,” or “reading up on the day’s news” are the answers I usually give, and those are true.

The growing global market for the Art of PR

PR Conversations

The global art market going East and West bipolar introduces an opportunity to establish and reinforce a dialogue related to a contemporary paradigm of public relations. By Jiamin Ren.

BRAND NEW BOOK! From Unknown To Expert: How to use clever PR and social media to become a recognised expert

Public Relations Sydney

A comprehensive, step-by-step framework that will skyrocket you into the spotlight using the Unknown To Expert 5 Star System. Public relations and social media can be the difference between being a well recognised expert and thought leader in your niche and just wishing you were.

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.

Firecracker of the month

PR in High Definition

Whether you are a football fan or not, there was no escape from the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Although England didn’t make it very far, there was much celebration over at Firefly Munich as Germany took home the cup. Over the last few months there has been every kind of World Cup PR stunt imaginable […]. The post Firecracker of the month appeared first on Firefly Communications.

Monday Roundup: Context

Waxing UnLyrical

The situation within which something happens – or an idea is stated – is often times just as important, if not more so, than what is being conveyed. Context changes meaning, and can often impact your audience’s feelings and, therefore, how they react to your message.

GM CEO Mary Barra Stays the Course of Transparency Showing Action at Congressional Hearing

Return on Reputation

In her third appearance before Congress on Thursday, GM CEO Mary Barra held steadfast to her strategy of transparency and action.

Storytelling Returns to Marketing

David PR Group

What do every great movie, book and marketing campaign have in common? The answer: a great story.

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.

News You Can’t Use

Flatiron Communications

Last week, we found ourselves at Twitter’s New York City offices for an event whose topic couldn’t have been more timely in light of the downing of Malaysia Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine the next day.

13 Visual Content Tips to Break Through Online Clutter


Welcome to the age of infobesity in which marketers struggle to separate themselves from online information overload and draw meaningful interest from current and potential customers.