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6 important PR tips every practitioner should know

Agility PR Solutions

Public relations is a critical piece of any business or organization. It’s how you build and maintain relationships with the public and key stakeholders. However, PR can be complex and confusing for those who are new to it.

Will brands make the transition to using more authentic, less polished content?

Communications Conversations

The social media content world is an interesting place in 2022. Just browse your feeds for a few minutes for a quick glimpse into what I’m talking about. What do you see?

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Are Communications Professionals Concerned about Media Bias? Survey says…

Sword and the Script

Most comms pros have some concern about bias across eight different media sources; at one end, 54% expressed strong concerns about social media, while at the other, 28% expressed strong concerns about professional journalists. Are there still two sides to every story?

Humor Transcending the Workplace

HMA Public Relations

Over the last 40-plus years, HMA has had wonderful storytellers and hilarious people as a part of our staff including economic development director and new stand-up comic Jennifer Kaplan Stein. In this post, Scott Hanson shares more on Stein and her recent debut stand-up performance.

A Step-By-Step Guide to Managing a PR Crisis

Any brand is vulnerable to bad press, so we compiled key strategies into our PR crisis management guide. From managing your team and crafting your responses to keeping tabs on the conversation, this guide is for anyone tasked with brand management.

This Week in PR Ethics (9/15/22): No DEI Changemakers, and Where Does Advocacy End and Exploiting Begin?

Ethical Voices

This week there were almost too many PR ethics stories, and almost all of them are powerful. From PRWeek and Google highlight the long DEI road ahead and new ways to approach it; to advocacy, exploitation, AI, Art, and conflict of interest…there is an ethics topic for everyone. .

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ICON 2022 Preview: Marlee Matlin on How Far Deaf Actors Have Come

PRSay

Register now for ICON 2022, featuring top-notch thought leaders, breakout sessions and networking opportunities. The Saver Rate ends on Sept. Marlee Matlin lost her hearing when she was 18 months old.

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Pitches That Placed: How to Pitch WSJ Pro Venture Capital

The TypeBar

On this week’s Pitches That Placed, we are highlighting an exclusive funding announcement that landed coverage in WSJ Pro Venture Capital.

The role of public relations in decision making: Center Parcs

Stephen Waddington

Center Parcs is a case study in how organisations make decisions that have a negative impact on their reputation. It’s ultimately a failure of corporate governance.

Webinar: How intranets can be the answer to a modern, scattered workforce

PR Daily

With the right mix of tools, an intranet can be a game-changer. With an ever-more dispersed workforce, many companies are turning to intranets for a central repository of tools and information and to improve communication across their organizations.

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How Startup Leadership Can Inspire the Team to Deliver Results and Become Great

Inspiring the team to do their best, break through barriers and achieve milestones is the core responsibility of the startup leadership. Inspiring people to do great requires installing confidence and the ability to learn from setbacks and failures.

Essential PR Investments

Ronn Torossian

There are many elements to successful public relations with the goal of creating a positive image of a company in the eyes of the public.

How Industry Speaking Opps Drive Thought Leadership

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

While many people think that a PR agency ’s responsibilities boil down to announcements and media placement, we can’t discount the power of thought leadership for business executives, especially for B2B companies. .

How to make SEO and content marketing work together for your business

Agility PR Solutions

It’s no secret that SEO and content marketing are two of the most important aspects of online marketing. But for many businesses, knowing how to make them work together can be challenging.

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The Road to Disney: How to engage employees as influencers on social

PR Daily

Ragan caught up with Amanda Ponzar of CHC: Creating Healthier Communities ahead of her session at our Social Media Conference Sept. 21-23 at Walt Disney World.

2022 Media Database Buyer’s Guide

To maintain accurate contact information for journalists and influencers, a homegrown database doesn’t cut it. Cision created the go-to guide for selecting a new media database. Download and learn how to choose the right media database for you!

These were the top publishers on Facebook in August 2022

NewsWhip

August saw a slight uptick in engagement for the top publishers on Facebook, with the Daily Mail continuing to hold its place at the top of the charts.

What to Pitch in October

PR for Anyone

Make sure to Like and Subscribe to our YouTube Channel and ring the bell so you’re notified of new videos by clicking HERE. It’s almost October. What are you going to pitch the media in October?

The impact of healthcare PR on public health

Agility PR Solutions

How healthcare public relations professionals disseminate public health information has far-flung effects. These professionals must provide timely, accurate public health updates to the right audiences. At the same time, they must ensure that their public health communications are easy to understand.

How companies are making a stand in Ukraine

PR Daily

Organization’s actions — or lack thereof — are having real effects in the war. On February 24, 2022, the lives of Ukrainians changed forever.

Cision's 2022 Global State of the Media Report

For Cision’s annual State of the Media Report, journalists shared their top priorities and what PR and communication pros can do to improve their relationships with the media. Read the report and learn how to create stronger media partnerships.

How to successfully advocate for transparency – Jamie Floer

Ethical Voices

Joining me on this week’s episode is Jamie Floer, APR, CPRC, Fellow PRSA , the Communications Manager for the Toho Water Authority. She discusses a number of issues, including: How to successfully advocate for transparency.

Bank of America had the biggest brand story in August with community loan scheme

NewsWhip

Just as August was coming to a close, Bank of America announced its new initiative to make buying a home easier and more affordable for Black and Hispanic/Latino communities, which includes zero-down-payment and zero-closing mortgages for first-time home buyers.

4 solid tips for crafting better email pitch subject lines

Agility PR Solutions

In a PR landscape increasingly intertwined with social media, first impressions matter. It’s more important than ever for PR professionals to craft pitches that grab journalists’ attention quickly.

5 mistakes you’re making with your employer branding

PR Daily

An organization is nothing without the right people. Finding the perfect candidate for an open role is never easy, but it’s even trickier in today’s tight labor market. To compete for top talent, organizations need a top employer branding strategy to go with it. This may sound easy.

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Generating Leads with Facebook: A Guide for Businesses

In this Facebook guide for businesses, we’ll help you strategize with tips and techniques straight from our playbooks. We also let you in on the best practices for improving your lead gen campaigns, starting with a review of your performance metrics.

RepUs Awarded 2022 Top Public Relations Firm

Reputation Us

ReputationUs has once again been recognized by Expertise as one of the top public relations firms in Portland, Oregon. While our firm has recently relocated its headquarters to Louisville, Kentucky, several RepUs team members reside and support Portland- and Oregon-based companies.

London Bridge is Down

HMA Public Relations

With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, Abbie Fink is discussing the procedures for the funeral and the well-orchestrated process for members of the Royal Family. Read more. Odds and Ends queen elizabeth ii royalty

Are influencers losing power? Most consumers doubt they use the products they promote

Agility PR Solutions

Authenticity is what has always given influencers their power, and it’s what separates them other marketing messaging in the eyes of consumers. And social media has given influencers the clout and the platform to promote products.

NFL fumbles on Latino Heritage Month logo and Instagram partners on media kits

PR Daily

Plus: “Mexican Pizza: The Musical.” ” On Thursday night, Taco Bell premiered “ Mexican Pizza: The Musical ” on TikTok.

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.

How to Write a Press Release Boilerplate

PR Fuel

If you’re feeling stumped about how to write a decent press release boilerplate, you’ve come to the right place, friend. Gather around as I share with you the wisdom and know-how to make your company and your events stand out. A boilerplate s.

What is People-First Content?

HMA Public Relations

As Google's algorithm shifts, the search engine will benefit websites that put humans first, not search engines. Learn more on the importance of people-first content in this post from Justin Liggin. Odds and Ends content Google search engine SEO

Marketers are doing more to reach consumers with disabilities, but barriers remain

Agility PR Solutions

New research from software reviews and selection firm Capterra finds that while one in four American adults live with a physical or mental disability, they are often excluded from digital marketing messages due to accessibility barriers.