Pitching Business and Technology Contributors: Q & A with Freelancer Anne R. Gabriel


Today, Gabriel covers business, technology, and IT as a freelancer and regularly contributes to BAI Banking Strategies, Channel Partners Online and Insurance Networking News. For Insurance Networking News, end users are defined as insurance companies (not brokers or agencies) so story pitches on insurers (or re-insurers) adopting or advancing tech utilization are appropriate. Anne R.

#SoloPR Topic Chat Preview: Health Insurance

Solo PR Pro

We’ll be addressing one of the most vexing challenges facing many solo and small businesses: health insurance. Is it a factor even if I go with a private insurer? What do I need to know about my chances of getting insurance today? How can an insurance broker be helpful?

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Self-Employed Health Insurance – Your Questions Answered

Solo PR Pro

One of the most vexing challenges facing many self-employed solo and small businesses is health insurance – and this challenge has only become more complicated in recent years. Is it a factor even if I go with a private insurer? How can an insurance broker be helpful?

We Had a Fire


We called our Insurance Brokers (Cowan) and they put us in touch with our Insurance Company (Intact) and they were awesome. Con-Tech , Carleton Chimney , Intact , Trinity Gallery and Cowan Insurance were there when we needed them. Blog fire good people insurance

The “social CEO”: How AmFam’s Jack Salzwedel manages his social media profiles

Communications Conversations

As part of that research, I stumbled on American Family Insurance CEO, Jack Salzwedel. Case Studies american family insurance social media jack salzwedel social ceo social media case study twitter ceo twitter ceo case study

9 things to consider before making the leap to being a solo PR consultant

Communications Conversations

hit for your employer share of social security taxes, health insurance, liability insurance, and consider getting disability insurance if you don’t have another source of household income.” Get good insurance-health and disability for example.”

Everything is Measurable in PR

Shift Communications

Think about what you spend on car insurance or homeowner’s insurance. For the average vehicle, you can spend up to a third of the vehicle’s purchase price on insurance while you own the car.

New Year Networking: How to be Dr. Jekyll and not Hyde

PR Job Coach

With this all said, there are some rules of the road to insure that selfless networking is sustainable. Herewith are some gems to consider and keep in mind to insure maintenance of the virtuous circle of networking. Networking is the oxygen of the connected economy.

A PR Treatment for the Healthcare Industry. Remedy One: Social Media


My insurance gave me a list of covered physicians and clinics, but none of them particularly stood out. The last time I searched for a new healthcare provider, I had a difficult time. I conducted countless Google searches, but I still couldn’t fully decipher which physician fit my needs.

Announcing our 2016 Video Awards finalists!

PR Daily

Stolen 1981 Ferrari Recovered After 29 Years, National Insurance Crime Bureau. USI Summit Award, USI Insurance Services. Liberty Mutual Insurance Presents A 360° Quiz: Roadside Dilemma, Liberty Mutual Insurance. Election Insurance, Esurance.

PR Daily’s Content Marketing Awards finalists chosen

PR Daily

Medical Liability Risk Management Series, NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company. I Wish I Had Travel Insurance, RoamRight Travel Insurance. We wanted to hear your story.

Refining your B2B Social Media Strategy

The Hoffman Agency

Consider who your target audience is — in this case, it is the maritime industry business owners — and explore topics like maritime business marketing, financing, or even insurance, which can significantly open up your content sandbox.

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9 common writing puzzlers

PR Daily

Ensure or insure or assure? You can remember insure because it deals with finances and underwriting risks. You generally do this by taking out an insurance policy. Both words start with insur. Competent writing is essential for any professional communicator.

Across the Generational Divide: Two Marketers’ Perspectives

PR Expanded

Prior to that, she created effective marketing plans for Accenture’s global insurance practice, BurrellesLuce’s media monitoring service, and Intralinks digital workspace offering. A Guest Post by Gail Nelson, Head of Marketing, SYZYGY & Amanda Degelmann, Marketing Coordinator, SYZYGY.

3 Medical Marketing Insights From StoneArch's Jessica Boden


Clients are marketing products and services that weren’t considered part of healthcare, but are now covered by insurance. StoneArch found that not only was the landscape changing in terms of the insurance benefits for new mothers, but families have also changed dramatically.

How to Avoid a Yahoo Moment

PR Job Coach

If it is about you, insure that what is said or written is the honest truth. Ignominious is how one might describe the latest Yahoo mishap , one of a long line of failures and foibles the company has endured over the last few years.

Laid Off? Now You’re Free to Consult!

Solo PR Pro

Consider your health insurance options. if you’re unmarried, the selection is undesirable, or your spouse is also self-employed, you can usually obtain temporary insurance coverage through your employer’s COBRA plan.

Burnish Your Brand by Sculpting with Social

PR Job Coach

Pay particular attention to your “Professional Headline” and “Summary Statement” insuring that they are descriptive and relevant to wine PR. Insure that your biographic information includes aspects of your experience and accomplishments in “wine PR.”

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Three Questions Every Business Needs to Ask About Online Risk

David PR Group

Hackers particularly like companies in healthcare, finance and insurance, real estate, manufacturing, government contracting and transportation. Franchise industries, finance, insurance and automotive have similar vulnerability.

Social Media: The Key to Transforming Doctor-Patient Communication

Waxing UnLyrical

Attending the session “A Dr, Patient & Insurer Walk into a Social Network“ at SxSW last year really opened my eyes to the social media obstacles healthcare professionals face. Your child has come down with a rasping cough.

How Effectively Does Social Media Drive Word-of-Mouth?


Coupled with the idea that our sphere of influence is far smaller than social networks indicate, how do you insure that the one to 10 percent of actual friends are in the peer group that you want to reach?

Love PR Daily? Come work for us!

PR Daily

Health insurance, dental, and a 401K plan are all available. If you love PR Daily so much that you dream about working for it, your time has come. If you like to complain about all the stuff you would do to make PR Daily better, your time may have come, too.

5 Unexpected Life Lessons I Learned Working in PR


Not because I wanted the job so badly, but because I had just returned from a volunteer stint in Nigeria and found myself to be unemployed and in dire need of health insurance. This is a guest post by Nova Halliwell, a PR professional in New York City. Forty minutes.

Do Analysts Have as Much Influence as they Used To?


We’re also less dependent on advisers like realtors and insurance agents because we can access much of the same information that they can. The internet has profoundly changed the way that American’s shop.

11 examples of exclamation-point abuse

PR Daily

buys you $500,000 of term life insurance!!!” There’s a “Seinfeld” episode in which Elaine breaks up with her boyfriend over his failure to use an exclamation point. If you don’t remember it, Elaine’s boyfriend had written down some phone messages, one of which said that her friend had a baby.

PR Rock Stars: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota’s Laura Kaslow

Communications Conversations

It’s all growing and changing so fast, but the biggest driver for us (and I’d argue for anyone doing health care, or at least health insurance) is focusing more on the consumer. Historically, health insurance companies (like many areas of health care) are very B2B focused.

What Solos Can Do When Business is Not Good

Solo PR Pro

Renegotiate ongoing payments like insurance, car notes and cell phones. You took a leap and started your own business. You relished the freedom to create work on your own terms, choosing the type of work you do and how you are compensated for it.

8 Ways to Differentiate Your Brand on Twitter in 2016


Tweeting multiple times insured that more people would see it. You don’t need a new year’s resolution for your Twitter presence in 2016.

7 ways to craft highly engaging content

PR Daily

This article explains different types of health insurance plans: [RELATED: Join us for the Brand Storytelling and Content Marketing Conference at The Coca-Cola Company. ]. Though informative, the article doesn’t explain how to choose the right health insurance plan.

Why Effective Communications Skills Matter in Business, Life and Healthcare

Shift Communications

Insurers – consumer calls looking for more information on what is and what is not covered for their upcoming knee surgery. Insurer phone representative suggests the consumer visit a page on their website for more details on what is covered.

Steer clear of these costly marketing mistakes

PR Daily

Companies like Allstate Insurance, Avis Car Rental and RadioShack have alluring taglines, but offer poor service. On ConsumerAffairs.com , the insurance company receives an average rating of 1.1

Twitter in Crisis: 5 Things You Need To Know


Because of this, marketers and communication professionals who rely on Twitter need to insure that Twitter continues to serve their business interests as they make changes to pursue their own.

Twitter PR hashtag offers tips in what not to do

PR Daily

For that matter, insurance broker turned journalist Mark Geoghegan—“I want to know all about everything, everywhere”—absolutely does not want to know about a least one thing: “a flexible new car insurance policy.” (“NO!”). PRFail "XXX has just launched a flexible new car insurance policy. Surely you heard the one about the PR pro who tried to send a pizza to a CNET executive editor but had it delivered to the wrong city.

Your Guide for Data Breach Crisis Communication

Melissa Agnes

For example: Do you have a database of your customers, clients, members or other stakeholders’ confidential information (be it their name, social security number / social insurance number, home address, phone number, banking information, etc.)? Target, Home Depot, Sony and now Anthem.

Three Steps to Successful Crisis Communication

Melissa Agnes

This list will not only serve as a crisis communications check list, but it will also serve as a type of insurance for your organization. Crisis communication is one of the most important aspects of your crisis management.

Digital Experience Architect - Dunwoody, GA

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Company: State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company Location: Dunwoody, Georgia Industry: Marketing - Digital Career Level: Early Career (1+ yrs experience) Minimum Education: Bachelor''s Job Status: Full Time Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

How to Make Facebook a Career Book

PR Job Coach

Insure that the content of the “Work and Education” section is consistent with your resume and your LinkedIn profile. The revelation that companies are asking potential employees for Facebook passwords got me thinking about how Facebook has rapidly evolved as both diary and biography.

How Snowden Changed Security Communications for the C-Level

Shift Communications

Brands need to consider security not as “insurance” or an IT issue, but a fundamental strategic initiative that requires C-Level vigilance and crisis communications planning like never before.

3 Strategic Ways to use Press Releases for Meaningful Influence

Sword and the Script

For example, an enterprise software vendor I engaged had a large deal with an insurance vendor that had been pending for an extended period. When we closed another deal with different insurance vendor, we quickly published a press release announcing the new customer in the insurance space.

Review: Robert Cialdini’s Pre-Suasion

Stephen Waddington

Cialdini shares the story of Jim the insurance salesman who outsold all his colleagues. Public relations should be grateful to Robert Cialdini for his latest book Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary Way to Influence and Persuade. By Andy Green.