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Structured Meetings Make for Better Internal Communications

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When I called an all-hands on deck meeting to explain what had happened—and I was brutally honest—people came up to me afterwards and thanked me for laying it all out there. It’s really hard for me not to get defensive in some of those meetings, so I do a lot of self-talk.

6 Tips to Maximize Meetings


At Geben, we have a standing team meeting once a week where the whole agency comes together to analyze and solve problems. The whole meeting usually only takes 15-20 minutes, and those minutes are some of the most productive of the week.

Boston MarTech Meet-up

PR Communications

Tonight I attended the 3rd Boston Marketing Technology (martech) meet-up group in Cambridge at Microsoft's NERN center, in the common room. I think about 75+ people attended the event.

Part I: Treat Every Meeting Like a First Interview

PR Expanded

This post is Part I of a two-part series on Treating Every Meeting Like a First Interview. A lot of emphasis is placed on preparation, which includes doing your homework on the company and the interviewer prior to your meeting. 4: Immediate meeting follow up is critical.

Meet PR’s New Best Friend: Data


*This article was provided by Cision, a PRSA partner. The big data revolution has pushed the public relations industry forward. No longer should gut feeling or instinct be the sole determinant for strategy and progress.

The One Hack Rarely Discussed to Increase Productivity at Meetings

Ishmael's Corner

Let me say up front that this post does not address the age-old quandary: “To meet or not to meet, that is the question.” Moving from Hamlet to Ford trucks, the company meeting is “built to last.” The post The One Hack Rarely Discussed to Increase Productivity at Meetings appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations.

The Explosive Result When Virtual Reality Meets Marketing

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The post The Explosive Result When Virtual Reality Meets Marketing appeared first on Spin Sucks. Virtual reality is a long-term investment for brands, and the ones that begin adopting 360-degree spherical content into their marketing will be best positioned for future success.

Meeting the Needs of a Diverse Client Base


Cision’s new case study, “ Using Cision Communications Cloud™ to Meet the Needs of a Diverse Client Base ,” explores how Carrie On Communication turned to Cision to help improve workflow efficiencies and offers inspiration to communicators everywhere.

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Part II: Finding The Time To Treat Every Meeting Like a First Interview

PR Expanded

Last week’s blog post focused on the reasons why you should Treat Every Meeting Like a First Interview. I offered several tips on meeting preparation from research on the meeting attendees to planning your own goals and objectives.

Jeans Not Appropriate for Business Meetings

Spin Sucks

But jeans are not suitable for professional speakers, social media nerds, or any professional meeting. Don’t worry…I’m on vacation only one more day after today. I’ll be back on Thursday. In the meantime, check out this hugely controversial blog post from 2010.

Get the Kids Off the Phone and Meet in Real Life

Spin Sucks

We should have more face-to-face meetings with clients on their site so we can engage fully in the chemistry that is only possible when humans put down technology and pick up cues from body language and small talk. Today’s guest post is written by Janet Tyler.

How To Meet the Demand for Real-Time Communication in a Crisis

Melissa Agnes

So how can you meet this demand while not compromising – but rather enhancing – your crisis management? Like it or not, it is in your organization’s best interest to meet this demand.

I’m calling for the abolishment of hoodies at client meetings

Communications Conversations

I hope they weren’t meeting with the CMO. I’m calling for the abolishment of hoodies at client meetings. Let me give you one scenario: You’re meeting with a younger client. Still think the hoodie is going to play in *that* meeting?

Facebook’s ‘Brand Meets Buyer’ Model is No More


While the demise of Facebook’s brand love might sound like devastation in the world of ‘brand meets buyer’, it actually creates an alternative to the “obvious choice” and will force brands to have to think outside of the proverbial box going forward.

8 Insider Secrets For Meeting Senior Executives

Shift Communications

Meeting with one, two, even ten would-be careerists would be easy to do over the course of several months. Hook yourself into the networks frequented by the executives you want to meet. Think about it from the executive’s perspective: “You want to meet me?

5 Essentials For Meeting Your Social ROI Goals


To earn greater investment in the future, you need to prove how you’re already meeting ROI goals. By 2020, social media spending will account for 21 percent of marketing budgets.

Why are we punishing our senior leaders by sticking them in meetings 7-8 hours a day?

Communications Conversations

Because she was booked with back-to-back meetings all day long. Meetings from 7:30 a.m. I’ve actually been in corporate meetings with this many people. They’re booked in meetings the majority of every day, leaving very little time to do any work.

Celebrating Women In PR: Meet 3 Public Relations Trailblazers

Waxing UnLyrical

Celebrating Women In PR: Meet 3 Public Relations Trailblazers is a post from: Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc. Twitter Celebrating Women In PR: Meet 3 Public Relations Trailblazers.

Google Analytics is Dead as We Know It: Meet Universal Analytics


The post Google Analytics is Dead as We Know It: Meet Universal Analytics appeared first on Zoetica Media. Google Analytics is a mainstay for most websites and blogs. Google has slowly been transferring all of these accounts to its new property called Universal Analytics.

A Simple Customer Philosophy: “Meet Me Halfway”


Musings customer philosophy Jimmy Wayne meet halfway public relations RetailROI sales tip Walk To BeautifulTwo people stand on opposite sides of a two-lane highway, separated by a four-foot wide, one-foot high, concrete median. Cars fly past them at nearly break-neck speed. They need to figure out a way to reach one another to exchange a backpack (which is full of vital information), but the noise from the highway makes […].

The Power of a Team Begins with Exceptional Leadership

Spin Sucks

The power of a team starts with its leader. Here are some simple, yet great leadership lessons Corina Manea learned from a phenomenal leader and the great team Gini Dietrich put together. The post The Power of a Team Begins with Exceptional Leadership appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Monday Roundup: the Measurati Meet #measurePR

Waxing UnLyrical

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Monday Roundup: the Measurati Meet #measurePR. Next Tuesday, for the first time in #measurePR history we’ll hear from 11 stellar guests. Are we crazy? Will we break the Internet? No one knows for sure, but we’ll have a great time finding out.

Meeting Client Expectations – the importance of goal-setting in measurement

Media Bullseye

Listening to what a client’s goals are for PR and for the business is important information, as you want to map measuring strategy back to meet the business goals. One of the larger challenges in measurement is making sure client expectations are met.

What Alternative Facts Mean to the PR Industry

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Inside View Makes Your New Business Meetings Productive

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I tell you this because I quite unexpectedly, and very pleasantly, had the opportunity to meet Cindy King from Social Media Examiner. Notwithstanding her brilliant accent, she was a complete delight to meet.

The Recipe for a Good Kick-off Meeting

Shift Communications

Ah, kick-off meetings. If you’ve spent a few years in PR, you’ve probably had your fair share of good and bad kick-off meetings. A solid kick-off meeting can truly set your team up for success. But what makes a kick-off meeting “solid”?

Content Marketing: Four Changes for 2017

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Do you know what content marketing success looks like in 2017? Do you have a documented content creation process? How about the tools to help you succeed? Erika Heald tackles these questions and more. The post Content Marketing: Four Changes for 2017 appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Perfecting PR and LinkedIn Marketing for Meeting and Event Planners at IACC


Thanks to IACC for the opportunity to present ideas on how to Perfect PR and LinkedIn profiles for meeting and event planners at their annual conference in New York City! Creative thinking and ideas generation as part of the meeting experience. I'd love to meet you!!

The Share of Voice -of- "The Voice"

iQ media

Discovery meet iQ pop culture pr insightsShare of Voice - More Than Just A Projected Sound. Share of Voice is the measurement of how much of a conversation is about your brand or product. Share of Voice can be calculated for many mediums, including Twitter, Facebook and broadcast media.

How to Structure a Successful Planning Session

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By Jess Ostroff No one likes meetings. But, what if you overcame the fear of meetings and created an environment for a planning session that your employees would actually be excited about? And set a realistic budget for yourself for transportation, food, and meeting space if applicable.

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Five Networking Conversations You Need to Have Before 2016 Ends

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How would you rate your networking skills? Is there room for improvement? What are you doing on a daily basis to get better at it? You think you don't have time, because you're too busy? David J.P.

Digital Trends from the World Economic Forum’s 2017 Annual Meeting


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What FitBit Can Teach You About Accountability

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Discovering and embracing FitBit was a journey towards accountability for Corina Manea. She shares today what else she learned. The post What FitBit Can Teach You About Accountability appeared first on Spin Sucks.

#SocialPowWow: A meeting ground for Communicators & Marketers

Waxing UnLyrical

While most of my friends and family are on Facebook and “addicted” to this social network, I choose to meet and interact with new people on Twitter. And what’s better than e-meeting new people from across the globe and learning from their experiences? Social media has paved the way for us to meet like-minded people from all over the world. Twitter Google+ LinkedIn #SocialPowWow: A meeting ground for Communicators & Marketers.

Study: Content marketers find meetings, plans integral to success

PR Daily

When compared to B2B marketers, the report found that B2C marketers exceed their counterparts in four key areas: Nearly half meet with their teams frequently (daily or weekly) to discuss their content marketing progress. 59 percent get value out of their team meetings.

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Ten Apps and Tools to Make Your Strategic Planning More Productive

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Meeting Mapper by PointNTime This intuitive app for iPad will enable you to measure the efficiency of your meetings. With the help of Meeting Mapper, you can turn every customer meeting into revenue by having immediate access to all information you need.

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Three Ways to Optimize Client Communication

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Forster offer good customer service Optimize Communication With Clients productivity tools set up a communication process with clients set up effective client meetings slack TrelloGood customer service heavily depends on your communication with clients.

Meet the FDA’s Doppelganger Across the Pond: The European Medicines Agency


And this is truly a scary story for marketing pros trying to get a grasp on global compliance issues related to pharmaceutical communications: You’re about to meet the FDA’s not-quite-mirror-image twin, the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The post Meet the FDA’s Doppelganger Across the Pond: The European Medicines Agency appeared first on ISEBOX - Content Distribution & Tracking, Media Center, and Digital Asset Platform. Read Time: 2 minutes.

One Action That Automatically Makes You a Better Listener

Ishmael's Corner

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Four Client Communication Rules that Will Grow Your Business

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Client Service Communication buyer personas Client Communication client meetings client service communications strategy project managementClient communication is the most important communication strategies we develop as PR pros.