‘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.

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.

4 online PR techniques your business should be using

Agility PR Solutions

The best brands usually have a story or two to tell, but shouting them from the virtual rooftops can be a fruitless exercise if no one is around to hear, or listen, for that matter.

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.

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.

Americans seeking inspirational health news coverage beyond COVID

Agility PR Solutions

What targeted PR outreach to journalists should look like

PR Daily

Take, for example, this fitness writer for Military.com, which we identified as the ideal writer for a story on an exercise study. Their beat focuses on actionable workout programs and often includes advice on optimal exercise conditions (i.e.,

3 ways to make security a USP for your business

Agility PR Solutions

As a public relations exercise, new employees and new customers want to be sure that working with you and shopping with you will […].

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

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.

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.

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.

To Improve Crisis-Response Plans, Bring in a Red Team

PRSay

At a time when anything can go wrong at any place and any moment, a red-team exercise is an invaluable tool that can help an organization refine its crisis response strategy, in the following ways: Expose gaps in the armor. Such exercises invite a diverse array of ideas, opinions and feedback.

The Top 10 Storytelling Posts of 2020

Ishmael's Corner

Exercising restraint that would have made my mom proud, I found plenty of other topics to parachute into.more. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. What a weird year.

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.

3 tips to create a culture employees love

PR Daily

Try the Obituary Exercise. To crystallize your company’s purpose, he recommends the Obituary Exercise. Worried about the ‘Great Resignation’? Workplace author Josh Levine reveals how to counter COVID angst with a ‘Great Culture.’.

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.

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.

#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 transparent leaders empower employees

PR Daily

Similarly, in our Spark Insight coaching sessions, there’s one exercise in particular that fosters greater understanding, empathy and shared purpose. If I Were The CEO” is a future-visioning exercise that is enlightening and productive for team members at all levels.

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.

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4 tips for developing empathy as a comms leader

PR Daily

The ability to put yourself in someone else’s shoes might seem like an ingrained character trait, but there are exercises to help hone this essential communications skill. Here, four ways to help improve and exercise empathy: 1.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

3 ‘firefighting’ lessons for public affairs pros

PR Daily

Implement tabletop exercises. While public affairs pros can’t commit to daily drills, we can implement regular tabletop exercises.”.