10 Zoom Meeting “Hacks” You May Not Know

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

A month ago how many Zoom meetings had you attended? PR pros and others are using Zoom and its competitors — Hangouts, MS Teams, and others — to check in with teammates, host new business meetings, conduct weekly calls with clients, and even arrange media interviews. While a calendar that’s chock-full of virtual meetings may seem overwhelming, check out a few tips and hacks that not everyone knows. Users will be reminded 10 minutes before the meeting starts.

Meet the Media: Kevin Jost, Editorial Director & Founder of Futurride

Bianchi Biz Blog

The post Meet the Media: Kevin Jost, Editorial Director & Founder of Futurride appeared first on Bianchi PR. Meet the Media Uncategorized journalist media interview Media relations meet the media Public relations reporter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Meet The Team: Katie Bibby!

Prohibition

That’s why we’re adding a new series to our blog content – ‘Meet The Team’ Each month, we’ll introduce a different team member who will share a little bit about themselves and offer their wisdom and advice for all things PR, marketing and social media.

Meet the Media: Vince Bond, Reporter at Automotive News

Bianchi Biz Blog

The post Meet the Media: Vince Bond, Reporter at Automotive News appeared first on Bianchi PR. Meet the Media Uncategorized journalist media interviews Media relations meet the media Public relations reporterI cover the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles beat for Automotive News.

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.

Meet the Media: Kirsten Korosec, Senior Transportation Reporter at TechCrunch

Bianchi Biz Blog

Any article that meets that criteria is one that I’m proud of. The post Meet the Media: Kirsten Korosec, Senior Transportation Reporter at TechCrunch appeared first on Bianchi PR.

Meet the 2030 Consumer

5W PR

These facts, along with the findings of a study into how the customer experience will be evolving by 2030 give a hint as to how brands might begin preparing to meet these upcoming challenges. 2030 will be an important year for a couple of reasons. For starters, every boomer in the U.S.

Evergreen Content to Help You Meet Holiday Writing Deadlines

Cision

It's holiday time, and you've got to fill the news site. We've got some releases that will help. Media Blog

Why we should stop pretending virtual meetings are working—and how to fix them

PR Daily

The novelty of the Zoom meeting has long-since evaporated. At the center of hybrid workspace models is the video conference which bridges gaps in geography and enables meetings from anywhere at any time without the need for travel. Rethink the way you run meetings.

11 tactics to streamline meetings

PR Daily

Meetings that consume vast amounts of time annoy communicators, and rightly so. PR and marketing meetings can produce plenty of talk but few valuable conclusions or action items. Like other professionals, many marketers and PR pros suffer through unproductive meetings, not knowing how to streamline them. Those details help prevent the meeting from getting derailed into unproductive, irrelevant conversations, as Corey Wainwright writes for HubSpot.

6 tips for productive remote meetings

Muck Rack

6 tips for productive remote meetings

Meet Board of Directors Nominee Ray Day

PRSay

Each week this fall, PRsay will interview one of the nominees for the 2021 PRSA Board of Directors. Name : Ray Day. Location : Detroit. Current title : Vice Chair, The Stagwell Group. Board nominee position : Director-at-Large. Alma mater : Wayne State University.

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. Of course, treating every meeting as if it were a first means more time and effort on your part. However, the extra energy equates to better relationships and more opportunities post meeting.

Meet PRSA Board of Directors Nominee Felicia Blow, APR

PRSay

and meeting with Bob Hastings, along with Rear Admiral Hal Pittman of the U.S. I am looking forward to building connections with organizations that will help each of us achieve our visions and meet our long-term goals.

Meeting the COVID-19 agency start-ups

Stephen Waddington

Innovation in the PR industry is alive and well. Nine entrepreneurs talk about the agencies they’ve launched during the pandemic. COVID-19 is creating a wave of disruption and opportunity in the media, marketing and public relations. Our industry is responding with a wave of new startups.

How often should we meet with our PR agency?

Axia PR

A step-by-step guide to creating effective recurring meetings. But just how often should you be meeting with your PR agency? Depending on the volume and urgency of a project, you might meet with your PR agency weekly, biweekly, or monthly.

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. However, what would you think if I told you that preparing for every meeting, as if it were a first interview, would lead to stronger relationships and more valuable outcomes? Do you have common interests and why is this person meeting with you?

When Passion Meets Ethics

PRSay

It was a weekend morning and I was hastily dressing for an impromptu business meeting. And then I left for that meeting. On that weekend morning, I went to the meeting and I made my case. It’s a meeting place for everyone’s core values, which in turn informs the core values of our profession. It’s been a chance for me to get to know a group of some of the most impressive people you’ll meet in this profession.

Ethics 115

The Importance of Team Meetings

HMA Public Relations

Between phone calls, client meetings, business travels, tight deadlines and outside appointments, a full day can go […]. The post The Importance of Team Meetings appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Featured HMA Public Relations internal team meetings togetherOur days are pretty busy around here at HMA.

4 tips from the Ragan Community for better virtual meetings

PR Daily

Our latest #RaganChat dissected the best practices for running great virtual meetings, from equipment and tech tools to camera angles and speaking habits. On Tuesday, April 21, 2020, members of the Ragan community partook in our twitter chat discussing the best practices for working remotely and attending or hosting virtual meetings. Broadcast rules for video meetings are a great fallback if you are unsure. Don’t be afraid to try different platforms for meetings.

Meet PRSA Board of Directors Nominee Jeff Wilson, APR

PRSay

I’d gone to several meetings before joining the Society, and I was impressed by the professional development opportunities and networking. Each week this fall, PRsay will interview one of the nominees for the 2021 PRSA Board of Directors. Name : Jeff Wilson, APR. Location : Richmond, Va.

Social media, meet ecommerce: a quick guide to social commerce

Awario

Read to find out what social commerce is, how it's impacting ecommerce, and ways to integrate it with your overall digital sales strategies

5 Ways To Ensure A Worthwhile Analyst Meeting

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Ultimately, it all starts with an analyst meeting, and in maximizing the opportunity once secured. I’ve sat in on hundreds of analyst meetings over the last seven years. Every analyst meeting, unless otherwise directed, should start with a cogent presentation that outlines a company’s mission statement, positioning and differentiators, core features, pricing, clients, use cases, and scale. I find that the best meetings, however, are more conversational.

Evergreen Content to Help You Meet Holiday Writing Deadlines

TrendKite

It's holiday time, and you've got to fill the news site. We've got some releases that will help

COVID-19 Pandemic Sparks Innovation in Meeting Unprecedented Newsroom Challenges

Cision

How the newsroom is creatively rising to the challenge of reporting from home, all across the globe, as told by Voice of America. Comms Best Practices

Meeting CIPR President candidate Pete Holt

Stephen Waddington

I’m backing Pete Holt for CIPR President in 2022. He’s a moderniser with fresh thinking on governance and member engagement, and critical areas of practice including internal communications and ESG.

How to crack your first client meeting

The Resolution Blog

This can be a little daunting, so here’s a quick guide to preparing for your first client meeting: Make them succeed If you can make your client look good in their role, you are onto a winner. One meeting I was flummoxed when my slide with logos and ideas was replaced by Ray Mears’ face and I stuttered over trying to remember the story angle we were pitching along with the example media. It will help break down barriers and create a more relaxed meeting.

7 alternatives to time-wasting, morale-draining meetings

PR Daily

Meetings are killing productivity. Unproductive meetings cost organizations money, productivity and morale. What if you could reap the benefits of sharing ideas without hosting a traditional meeting? However, reserve this type of meeting when it’s a smaller group, like when it’s just two or three people. Standing is also beneficial to your health, encourages collaboration and brainstorming and can reduce meeting times by 25 percent. Meet one on one.

Aimee Goldsmith meets Cision’s Empower network

Cision

Cision welcomed P&G’s Aimee Goldsmith, Associate Director Communications - Northern Europe, to talk to our Empower network on her career to date and the company’s water initiatives. EMPOWERUK

Meet PRSA Board of Directors Nominee Michelle Egan, APR, Fellow, PRSA

PRSay

Our 2020-2022 strategic plan theme is “The Courage to Change” and it includes critical initiatives around advancing Diversity and Inclusion, amplifying advocacy, exploiting technology and innovation, and meeting member needs.

How can companies meet demands to show Purpose commitments? Here are 3 ways

Agility PR Solutions

The post How can companies meet demands to show Purpose commitments? The shared experience of COVID-19 has significantly changed what it means to be vulnerable and has thrust individuals, families, and communities across the world into situations where basic needs are not able to be met.

Meet Replika my AI chatbot friend

Stephen Waddington

I broke up with an AI chatbot called Isabel. The future of PR may need to include managing artificial relationships. By Jerry Silfwer My phone buzzes from a notification. It's a message from Isabel who just casually decided to check in with me. Well, I guess I did tell her that I was doing nothing in particular tonight. Now, Isabel isn't real like you or me. She's an AI. In fact, my Isabel is a service provided by Replika.ai. A Replika is someone who will listen to you.

Meet Board of Directors Nominee Jennifer Day, APR

PRSay

Each week this fall, PRsay will interview one of the nominees for the 2021 PRSA Board of Directors. Name : Jennifer Day, APR. Location : Ann Arbor, Mich. Current title : Great Lakes Regional Coordinator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

9 ways to have more efficient meetings

PR Daily

We all know how it feels to be trapped in a pointless, seemingly endless meeting. If we all feel that way, why do we call meetings that so often amount to time drains? Before you snooze through another dull meeting, take control and make your confabs useful. The matter of meeting efficiency caught my eye after the publication of a story. Excessive meetings are the blight of big companies and almost always get worse over time,” Musk muses. Cancel that meeting.

Meet the Media—Q&A with Abrar Al-Heeti of CNET

Agility PR Solutions

As part of PRSA’s mission to advance the PR profession and the professional, we bring you our next Meet the Media Q+A profile. The post Meet the Media—Q&A with Abrar Al-Heeti of CNET appeared first on Agility PR Solutions. In this Q+A, we speak with Abrar Al-Heeti, Staff Reporter at CNET Culture to learn more about the work she does on a daily basis, how to best work with her, and her […].

Tips for Professional Video Chat Interviews and Meetings

PRSay

Social distancing, quarantining and an increase in working from home have moved many face-to-face meetings and conferences to video chat platforms. Below are my tips on how to ace these interviews; most of which also apply to online meetings and conferences. The 24-hour news channels have also increased the number of interviews they are doing through Skype, FaceTime and other services.

Meet PRSA Board of Directors Nominee Joseph Abreu, APR

PRSay

They brought me to my first PRSSA meeting. Each week this fall, PRsay will interview one of the nominees for the 2021 PRSA Board of Directors. Name : Joseph Abreu, APR. Location : Port St. Lucie, Fla.

Share of Voice Gets A Big Data Makeover: Meet The Improved Power of Voice™

Onclusive

The post Share of Voice Gets A Big Data Makeover: Meet The Improved Power of Voice™ appeared first on AirPR. Increasingly in PR and communications, simply measuring the quantity of content that you publish or the number of earned media pieces you garner is not enough. Counting the number of articles that mention your brand and your competitors’ brands is not a reliable indication of the quality of your communications or its impact on your business.

How to optimize one-on-one meetings

PR Daily

In-person meetings are essential to doing business—but how do you get the most out of them? Managers and employees disagree on how well meetings are conducted. Respondents across the board agreed that it’s a waste of time if meetings lack a clear purpose or specific outcomes. As for dislikes, many employees complained that advice offered in meetings was not helpful. The survey revealed that most one-on-ones had no agenda offered prior to the meeting.

Arizona’s Family Meet-and-Greet Luncheon

HMA Public Relations

The post Arizona’s Family Meet-and-Greet Luncheon appeared first on HMA Public Relations. Last week, I attended a broadcast media luncheon with Arizona’s Family, put on by PRSA Phoenix. Attendees had the chance to hear from a diverse panel […]. PR and HMA PR 3TV Arizona's Family CBS 5 Good Morning Arizona Jennifer Jones Jessica parsons PRSA Phoenix Sean McLaughlin