Sat.Dec 22, 2018 - Fri.Dec 28, 2018

6 In 10 companies plan to expand creative teams in first half of 2019

Agility PR Solutions

What’s the employment outlook for creative talent? According to The Creative Group‘s latest State of Creative Hiring research, 60 percent of advertising and marketing hiring decision makers plan to expand their teams in the first half of 2019.

Report: Journalists are ditching the press release

PR Daily

A recent survey of reporters revealed that many are ignoring press releases. How can you capture their attention? Turn to social media, consider data and build relationships. The press release isn’t dead, but its traditional format is on life support.

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The PR “Losers” of 2018

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Against the backdrop of an ever-faster news cycle, 2018 has featured brands and personalities who seized unexpected opportunities to generate positive PR. By the same token, 2018 has brought public disasters for others. Which stories captivated us in 2018, and who came out where? Here’s part one of my list for 2018 PR Winners and Losers. Let’s get the bad news out of the way first. The PR Losers. Facebook just can’t catch a break.

Betting on Sports Gambling

Mindful Marketing

by David Hagenbuch , founder of Mindful Marketing & author of Honorable Influence What skills did your parents teach you when you were growing up? Maybe they showed you how to throw a baseball, ride a bike, or drive a car.

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Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

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

Social PR Survival Guide for 2019

Social PR Chat

It’s time to care! From self care to career care to digital care and even customer care Here’s your 2019 survival guide. It’s the quick list check list every entrepreneur, marketer and professional needs to stay relevant, mindful, organized, focused and successful.

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10 New Year’s Resolutions For Better PR Campaigns In 2019

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The beginning of a new year often brings a turning-the-page feeling of renewal. While we had a wonderful 2018, now feels like the right time to refresh and refocus our efforts for an even better 2019. In PR , we’re getting ready to clear an ever-rising bar.

National Press Club 2018 Communicators' Summit: Key Takeaways

Business Wire

In an era where unique and genuine storytelling is valued more than ever, can technology really help communicators create engaging content in a more sustainable, reliable and authentic way? events media relations public relations

2018’s rise in customer expectations—and willingness to share data

Agility PR Solutions

Consumers have become increasingly savvy about service and support, their perceptions of a company, and their willingness to share data about themselves if it leads to a better experience, according to new research from digital enterprise software firm Five9 and Zogby Analytics.

Report: U.S. workers hate ‘open’ office spaces

PR Daily

Before you go knocking walls down or dismantling cubicles in the name of collaboration and productivity, peruse the results of this new survey. Would you change jobs to find a less annoying workspace?

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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.

Aspire Higher: Consider Becoming a Member of the College of Fellows in 2019


The end of the year is, perhaps, the best time to reflect as well as set new goals to help you aspire higher, both personally and professionally.

PR predictions for 2019: 11 industry pros weigh in

Muck Rack

PR predictions for 2019: 11 industry pros weigh in

4 tips for improving and expanding your PR firm in 2019

Agility PR Solutions

With the new year comes a sense of renewed vigor and energy, which is precisely what you need when you intend to expand your PR agency in 2019. Expansion is not something that can happen overnight. It requires careful planning to ensure that you achieve optimum success.

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In the age of social media, why are press releases still necessary?

PR Daily

While your active Twitter and LinkedIn profiles are hugely beneficial to your digital PR efforts, there is still a place for a well-worded press release. Here are four ways they boost the bottom line. Is the press release an antique?

5W Launches CBD Focus Team


Its official – cannabis is legal…kind of. President Donald Trump signed an $867 billion farm bill that removed industrial hemp from a list of federally controlled substances, making the way for cannabis component cannabidoil to become a trendy new ingredient. Cannabidoil, commonly known as CBD, will now have a legal market that could be worth more than $20 billion by 2022, according to research firm Brightfield Group.

11 Marketing and PR Insights from Savvy Professionals that Will Outlast 2018

Sword and the Script

The Off Script series is a question an answer style interview published here about once per month. It’s an opportunity to talk to real marketing and PR professionals doing real work. It’s equal parts networking, professional development and a way to give something back. I have found the most interesting ideas come from people that aren’t just thinking about marketing problems all day – but from those also tasked with doing something to solve them.

Technology 2019—10 hot consumer trends in tech next year

Agility PR Solutions

What’s hot for tech enthusiasts in 2019? Comms connectivity firm Ericsson has released the eighth edition of its ConsumerLab trend report, 10 Hot Consumer Trends 2019, representing predictions of 34 million early technology adopters.

24 phrases ‘gaslighters’ use against you

PR Daily

These word pairings can do a lot of damage to trust and office morale. Make sure you avoid these tell-tale signs of manipulation and coercion, no matter who is in your audience. If you’ve ever spent time around a gaslighter, you know what they’re capable of.

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The 18 most popular Muck Rack posts in 2018

Muck Rack

The 18 most popular Muck Rack posts in 2018


5 Common Unprofessional Email Mistakes

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: In jobs where communication matters more, it's important to ensure that you're coming across as completely professional

Is turnover a generational thing? 12 reasons why we quit our jobs

Agility PR Solutions

A 2016 survey conducted by Deloitte indicates that by the year 2020, two in three Millennials are expected to hand in their resignation and quit their job. But it’s not just a salary issue, according to research from PsychTests—and turnover isn’t a plague of the young either.

10 of the most nefarious words in the English language

PR Daily

Cast these infernal abominations and annoying clichés into the abyss of wretched writing. New, terrible coinages are concocted every day, it seems. Some grating word or phrase shoots into the public sphere and gets the meme treatment.

Check out these 9 outstanding books about branding

PR Daily

From authors including Tony Hsieh, Seth Godin and Pixar co-founder Ed Catmul, these tomes offer guidance and case studies that can point marketers down the path toward brilliance. Branding is a never-ending education.

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10 essentials for your social media marketing campaigns

PR Daily

Sporadic tweets and banal Facebook posts just won’t cut it in today’s online world. Set clear objectives, and keep current and consistent with engaging posts and audience interaction. It’s nearly impossible to run a successful business today without a social media strategy.

Infographic: The best times to schedule your social media post

PR Daily

Should you share your thoughts on a Monday or a Friday to get the best engagement? Consider this infographic to learn when readers are most likely to visit your channels. How can you make the most of your social media efforts?

Infographic: Timeless tips to make you a better writer

PR Daily

Jot down ideas immediately, lest they be lost forever, and save edits for later. If you ever get stuck, phone a friend. Nobody gets ‘talker’s block,’ right? Writing is darn near impossible to master, but there are methods to ease our editorial madness.

15 tips to improve your SEO

PR Daily

When trying to attract more visitors to your site, there are no easy fixes or shortcuts. Here are the steps marketers must take to boost their website’s performance. Web traffic is the heartbeat of any website or other digital property.

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3 tips to create better infographics, faster (and cheaper)

PR Daily

Want more bang for your content buck? Here are three ways to pump up your infographics. Infographics remain among the most shareable content formats on social media. They’re also perfect for anything from white papers and articles to reports and sales brochures.

Infographic: 10 essential parts of highly ranked websites

PR Daily

To boost your profile on important search engines like Google, you must develop the elements that matter to the ranking algorithm. Here are the top features that will make a difference. When customers want to find you, are search engines offering your website as a top result?

Infographic: What belongs in your branding style guide

PR Daily

Which key components establish and differentiate your company? Consider these insights when spotlighting the elements that define your brand. If you have market competition, you have to identify what makes your organization special.

Instagram offers text-only posts

PR Daily

Looking to share information with your organizations’ audience without uploading a picture or video? The platform is now making words more visual with its latest feature. A picture might be worth a thousand words, but some PR and marketing efforts call for additional text.

10 books every PR pro should read

PR Daily

Out of the hundreds of books professing unique knowledge of the PR industry, only a handful are truly worth exploring. Here are some titles that warrant a second look. Adapting quickly and learning continually are essential to a successful PR career.

Infographic: The true power of Instagram

PR Daily

Curious about how to turn your Instagram account into a powerful communications tool for your organization? Here’s some stats to inform your efforts. Instagram has morphed into a popular marketing platform compared to its early photo sharing days.