‘Ask Bobby’ Twitter exercise fails

PR Daily

Here’s the tweet that kicked off the doomed #AskBobby experiment, which The Daily Dot described as “another ill-advised, wobbling clambering for social media relevance by a person profoundly unsuited to the exercise”: Have questions for Bobby Jindal? New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was supposed to own the news day Tuesday, with his announcement from his old high school that he was entering the 2016 presidential race.

10 exercises to shake off the writing doldrums

PR Daily

Consider trying out a new writing exercise: constrained writing. The post 10 exercises to shake off the writing doldrums appeared first on PR Daily. When you’re struggling to find the right words, sometimes it helps to think outside the box. Here are some ways to unblock your creative flow. This article originally appeared on PR Daily in May of 2018. Having trouble coming up with the right words? Unable to string more than a few sentences together?

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On Demand and LIVE Fitness: How to maintain your exercise during the Coronavirus lockdown

Action PR

We are not only social creatures, but we also require regular exercise and fresh air to stay fit, healthy and sane. Recent research has shown that regular daily exercise has a powerful and positive effect on the immune system. The scientifically backed advice from the University of Bath, suggests that being in isolation without access to gyms and sports clubs should not mean people stop exercising.

3 improv exercises to improve communications

PR Daily

For this exercise, ask your partner questions to find out two things that you have in common. If there is someone in your life who interrupts you constantly—such as a teenage son or daughter—this exercise can help you address it. Have you practiced these exercises before, PR Daily readers? Inspiration comes to those who seek it. My most recent “ah-ha” moment came during an educational seminar my organization hosted for our physician clients.

Try This Writing Exercise to Kickstart Your Work Day

PRSay

“How do you start off on a typical day?” asked my 13-year-old son as he sat across from me in my office, pencil in hand, anxious to finish filling out his school worksheet so he could go home. We were finishing up his “job shadow” day. All the seventh-graders got the day off from school to shadow someone of their choice, and he chose me. I turned it around on him: “You watched me all day, what did you see?”.

5 exercises to improve your storytelling skills

PR Daily

In " The Talent Code ," Daniel Coyle names it "deep practice," small exercises that are both challenging and repetitive. Tired of the same advice to "read more" and "write more," I've been experimenting with my own challenging and repetitive exercises to. It helps to have a friend during this exercise. Try a few of these exercises. If you have favorite storytelling exercises of your own, please share them in the comments section.

The Steep Mental Exercise of Child’s Hill

Sword and the Script

Child’s Hill was a Mental Exercise. He took us out there to exercise our minds. Then again, it we might just have another look if we considered these cyclical endeavors as a mental exercise…if we viewed them as Child’s Hill. The post The Steep Mental Exercise of Child’s Hill appeared first on Sword and the Script. by Frank Strong. The team was undefeated but race with a formidable opponent was coming up soon.

10 exercises to shake off the writing doldrums

PR Daily

Consider trying out a new writing exercise: constrained writing. Having trouble coming up with the right words? Unable to string more than a few sentences together? Perhaps your brain needs a workout. It’s just what is sounds like—imposing conditions on your writing, such as disallowing certain types of words or writing to a specific pattern. Imagine writing a short story without using the letter “e” or the word “is.”.

Use These Collaborative Exercises to Tone Your Idea Muscles

PRSay

Do you feel like you’re running in circles trying to develop new ideas for your organization or clients? Is your boss pressuring you and your team to make a breakthrough? Do you want to develop something really cool that pushes the edge? Ironically, the key to generating better, bigger and more eye-catching ideas is to generate more ideas in general. The more ideas you produce, the greater the chance that some of them will succeed.

Writing is like Exercise

Bad Pitch Blog

Social media is changing the skill sets needed to succeed. That said I think writing is more important than ever. From long form to short form, from using text speak to fitting something into 140 characters -- the better you can communicate, the more successful you will be. This applies to any career. We''ve foisted writing links on you before. So we''ve been reticent to merely repeat our favorites or force the issue with an endless number of link-laden lists you''ll check out once if ever.

Here’s What Your High School English Teacher Meant by “Show, Don’t Tell” in Storytelling

Ishmael's Corner

One of my favorite go-to exercises for our storytelling workshop leans on the movie, “500 Days of Summer.” Business Communications Language Storytelling Examples Storytelling Techniques 500 days of summer business communications business communicators Business Publications creative writing storytelling storytelling exercises storytelling workshopThe Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.

How I Was Inspired by a “First-time Voter”

Waxing UnLyrical

I figured there wouldn’t be much of a crowd (it was just past noon), I’d exercise my franchise, and know I’d done all I could to get my candidate in the door at 1600 Pennsylvania, NW. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn How I Was Inspired by a “First-time Voter” Career Development exercising your franchise presidential election taking action votingYou may remember that we have this thing called the U.S.

A Three Week Check-In

Waxing UnLyrical

For me, this means making some form of exercise a regular part of my day, whatever shape that exercise takes, getting enough rest, and eating better food… which means I have to cook more, and cook regularly. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali A Three Week Check-In January 22nd, 2011 Tweet One of the things I wanted to do more of this year was to pay more attention to wellness.

The Productivity Challenge: Are Convenience Apps Making Us Less Productive?

Ronn Torossian

We now have exercises that can be done to practice concentration and mindfulness. Today’s workplace culture is all about productivity and the practice of increasing it. Anywhere you look, countless new apps promising to slash distractions and increase your creative energy are just waiting to steal your attention away. And more options are available for […]. The post The Productivity Challenge: Are Convenience Apps Making Us Less Productive? appeared first on.

Digital Marketing Success Takes Time: Tracking Progress for the Long Haul

Ronn Torossian

It’s important to exercise patience with marketing campaigns, as acting hastily can signal the wrong message to consumers. As with any other project, success in a digital marketing campaign can take some time to gain traction and show results. However, in order to monitor progress, a business should be willing to implement a process for […]. The post Digital Marketing Success Takes Time: Tracking Progress for the Long Haul appeared first on.

The Real Problem with Peloton’s Ad

Ronn Torossian

A young mother exercises on a stationary bicycle in the comfort of her home and the internet erupts. Perhaps this is a question that the fitness equipment company, Peloton, is wrestling with at this exact moment. Peloton’s stock dropped nine percent the day after online criticism really hit its stride, equal to a billion-dollar […]. The post The Real Problem with Peloton’s Ad appeared first on.

Americans seeking inspirational health news coverage beyond COVID

Agility PR Solutions

New research from the Harris Poll and healthcare-focused integrated comms agency GCI Health reveals that 70 percent of Americans feel the COVID-19 pandemic has made them a stronger, more resilient person, and 62 percent find that social distancing mandates have given them time to take control of their health, such as eating healthy, exercising and […].

How to use inbound marketing to grow leads and sales

Axia PR

Consumers have more control over what advertising they encounter, and most mass marketing campaigns are an exercise in futility. The digital age has changed marketing. Old-school tactics, like cold calling and direct mailing, are no longer effective as a means of increasing sales.

10 ways to get the writing juices flowing

PR Daily

Try these exercises to unblock your mind. The empty page or blank screen can seem daunting, but often that’s not the real impediment. The post 10 ways to get the writing juices flowing appeared first on PR Daily. Content Marketing Marketing Social Media Speechwriting Writing & Editing

#FunFactFriday – Fun Facts About Voting in Arizona

HMA Public Relations

Early voting is not new to Arizonan voters but amid COVID-19, there are even more options to be heard by exercising your right to vote. Learn more about voting in Arizona in today's #FunFactFriday by clicking the link! The post #FunFactFriday – Fun Facts About Voting in Arizona appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Featured Fun Fact Friday absentee ballot arizona voting stats early viting fun fact fun fact firday Marissa Baker Vote voter suppression voting voting in arizona

How to manage and mitigate writing-related anxiety

PR Daily

Take breaks throughout the day, get plenty exercise, and be kind to yourself. Get ample exercise. The great thing about exercise is that it will help to get rid of the adrenaline that makes your heart beat faster, because you can control physical symptoms with physical activity.

Why Public Relations Is King During A Crisis

Onclusive

Monitoring the media for trending topics, terms and themes has become as much of a scientific exercise as a marketing exercise. We have seen this during other periods of economic uncertainty: Businesses and consumers react, and those reactions have ripple effects. Marketing strategies are being altered and advertising budgets are being slashed.

10 Pain Points PR Pros Will Face in 2018

PR News

On the other hand, we easily can turn this exercise on its head and say, dripping with optimism, “These are issues communicators most… Continued. It’s traditional to look to the New Year with hope and optimism. As a result, this post, which highlights difficulties communicators will face in 2018, might not be the most pleasant read.

Plan to live alongside COVID-19 for 2021

Stephen Waddington

We’ll then require a mass exercise of inoculation. Organisations need to learn to live with the COVID-19 virus and plan for further waves. How are you? The reality has hit in the UK in the past 24 hours that COVID-19 will continue to dominate our lives for at least the next 12 months.

The Year of the PR Tech Tester

PR Expanded

The exercise I discuss in my video is a fun way to increase Tech Testing opportunities among friends, and to learn so much more about different types of technology with your colleagues and peers. We’re moving into the year of the PR Tech Tester. PR and communication professionals need to challenge themselves by moving out of their comfort zones to Tech Test different technology platforms, resources, apps, etc.

It’s what you say—and how you say it: 8 content marketing best practices

Agility PR Solutions

Trying to make sense of it can feel like an exercise in futility. It’s easy to be at a loss for words. The economic and emotional toll of our current situation has kneecapped markets, societal structures and our collective sense of safety. That said, as proven by the medical professionals working tirelessly around the clock, […]. The post It’s what you say—and how you say it: 8 content marketing best practices appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. Covid-19 Public Relations conten

Why PR agency chief Kathy Tunheim is hopeful for the future

PR Daily

As chief executive of her Twin Cities firm, she makes time for exercise and family while still ensuring clients get top-quality service. Tunheim: I have access to a swimming pool—a fantastic way to both exercise and to disconnect from everything.

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How PR Measurement Can Put a Smile on Your Face

PR News

Similar to regular exercise and eating a balanced diet, measurement is something communicators know they should do, but often find ways to avoid it. If economics is the dismal science, then measurement surely must make a compelling argument for being PR’s grim discipline. While a surfeit of tools has made it easier than ever to… Continued. The post How PR Measurement Can Put a Smile on Your Face appeared first on PR News Blog. Measurement

Crisis Scenarios and Simulation

Reputation Us

Tabletop crisis scenario exercise. Make sure your organization is prepared. Enhance your reputation by putting the crisis plan to the test ahead of time to ensure your organization is prepared and resilient. Prepare your crisis task force by practicing how/if/when/to whom to communicate during a crisis. Crisis simulation. We encourage you to “get real” with a realistic and engaging (and safe) company-wide simulation so everyone will understand their roles and goals.

Discovering the Roadmap in Teaching Social Media

PR Expanded

I remember thinking how wonderful it would be if there was a book that provided not only additional resources on how we can create assignments, exercises, or exercises, but really showed you what you need to know to teach social media. Here are some of the things I have specifically outlined in my book: Sample exercises and assignments. I have included in my book my assignments and exercises I have used in my class for the last three years.

Start 2020 with an Action Plan: Begin with FEEL for Real Relationships

PR Expanded

The FEEL First Test not only evaluates your ability to FEEL, in every area of the model, and in different settings, but it also recommends exercises to increase your level of FEEL. Happy 2020, friends! Here’s to a year that’s filled with happiness, good health, and prosperity. When I look back at 2019, I realize it was an intense year for so many reasons. Every week was one of reflection and new insights with a 52+ week millennial research project.

TCIP #036 – How To Conduct a Crisis Simulation with Garth Rowan

Melissa Agnes

”; “who should be involved in the exercise?”; So I decided to dedicate this week’s episode of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast to answering these questions and helping those of you out there who are interested in conducting a crisis simulation, develop the best scenario and exercise you can for your team. This episode of The Crisis Intelligence Podcast discusses: What a crisis simulation is and why it’s such a rewarding exercise.

Aligning Your PR Metrics With Business Goals & Executive KPIs

Onclusive

Completing this straightforward, yet essential, exercise during your planning process is the first step toward building confidence in the value of PR at the executive team level. Especially during trying economic times such as what we’re experiencing now with the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic, communications teams must be able to demonstrate their impact in terms that matter to their businesses versus continuing to rely on outdated proxy metrics that may actually erode their credibility.

Making That Pesky and Inaccurate Information on the Internet Go Away

Ishmael's Corner

The app evangelizes a healthy lifestyle, encouraging people to embrace the one exercise that can be done anywhere, walking. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. It’s not easy. Here’s the situation. The giant Hong Kong food company, Lee Kum Kee Products Group, created an app and website for the China market.

The 5 most popular stories on PR Daily this week

PR Daily

Here are the five most widely read stories this week on PR Daily : 5 exercises to improve your storytelling skills. 4 tips for better press releases. 7 ways to reignite your creative spark. PR takeaways from Maria Sharapova's doping crisis. How to boost content marketing with video. RELATED: Executive communicators— Join our new LinkedIn group and get FREE tips and strategies to improve leadership communications. Image via

Orange Theory: The secret to being productive in social media

Karen Freberg

My secret has been simple: exercise. Exercise teaches you humility, focus, and dedication. Exercise is not only physical in nature, but it is truly a mental task as well. I thought I was in good shape (I had been exercising pretty much every day since I retired from track), but Orange Theory was at another level. We have to train our minds to be adaptive, so why are we not doing the same for our bodies in our exercise routines?

How to “Play Ball” with the Media

Business Wire

When Business Wire’s Florida team had the innovative idea to host a baseball themed media luncheon, they didn’t know just how effective the exercise would be for all those in attendance. At the event, “Playing Ball with the Media,” communications pros were matched with journalists and asked to “pitch” their stories.

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3 Strategies for Overcoming the Internal Struggle of Crisis Ready Resistance

Melissa Agnes

In chapter four we’ll discuss your organization’s high-risk scenarios, but before we get there, following is an exercise to consider undertaking with different members of your leadership team. This exercise will help you spark discussions and gain necessary awareness. The exercise is as follows: Ask each member of management what type of risk or crisis scenario keeps them up at night. This type of exercise offers more than a traditional tabletop.

How to Compose an Outline in MLA Format

ReimaginePR

Employ the fundamentals of education to your own post creating exercise. Session ideas must certanly be fair for each and every learner. Again, this might necessitate extra work to generate distinctive files that have the particular session plans. The pupil may also consider this further and build a training program letting them have total control over what precisely is learned within the session. Don’t drive them all to write.

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Commencement speeches aren't just for college grads

The Stalwart Blog

I''d like to make this an annual exercise to reset and not "lose my youthful idealism" as Katie Couric so eloquently stated: . It''s college graduation season and I always get nostalgic right about now. I decided to watch the recent School of Communication (SOC) commencement address from American University, my alma mater. What would you say to this year''s graduating class? For extra credit, ask me about my High School graduation speaker. It''s a doozy