6 Tips to Maximize Meetings

prTini

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.

Meet PR’s New Best Friend: Data

PRSay

*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.

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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.

A Simple Customer Philosophy: “Meet Me Halfway”

AirPR

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 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.

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.

Meeting the Needs of a Diverse Client Base

Cision

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.

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?

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

Cision

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.

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.

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.

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.

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”?

6 tips to help you meet your media relations goals

PR Daily

Most pitches I receive are terrible. As a public relations pro who also fields pitches for the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) blog , I view pitches from two angles—the sending and receiving ends.

#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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One Action That Automatically Makes You a Better Listener

Ishmael's Corner

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

wiredPRworks

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!!

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

ISEBOX

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.

Meet + Tweet: 15 (More) Pros to Follow

prTini

Make the most of your day off by connecting with some of the industry’s brightest minds (While you’re at it, don’t forget to sign up for our e-newsletter, A fresh AP[PR]OACH , to get a new Meet + Tweet suggestion sent to your inbox every Wednesday): @ aerocles : Agency pro.

#measurePR Recap (March 2016): Meet the Measurement Mavens

Waxing UnLyrical

Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn #measurePR Recap (March 2016): Meet the Measurement Mavens. From Women’s History Month to International Women’s Day, March is all about women. Amirite ladies? This month’s #measurePR’s edition was no exception.

3 reasons to meet your next client at a Ragan Event

PR Daily

Sponsors meet managers, directors, VPs and department heads in corporate communications, public affairs, HR communications, digital marketing, employee communications, public relations, marketing, social media and many other fields.

Without a Podcast Strategy, Communicators Are Missing Out. Here’s Why.

Stern + Associates

Content Marketing Media Relations Communications Minds Worth Meeting PodcastsI can objectively (ahem, subjectively) say that podcasts are the greatest communications medium since the creation of written language. Yes, better than TV.) My podcast love affair began about five. The post Without a Podcast Strategy, Communicators Are Missing Out. Here’s Why. appeared first on Stern Strategy Group.

This is the Edge You Need to Get Ahead

PR News

Have you ever been in a meeting where someone is tuned out, looking down at her phone and nodding her head occasionally to give the impression, however false, that she agrees with what a colleague just said? General agency client relations career internal communication meetings professional development team

Meet your next big client—without leaving your desk

PR Daily

Webinars, webcasts and virtual conferences keep communications professionals up-to-date on the newest trends … without travel hassles or missing work. You need that next big business move that will generate red-hot leads. Our audience needs a thought leader to guide their marketing, social media or internal communications strategy. Sponsor a Ragan Communications virtual event. Speak in a 60-minute webinar or present in a virtual summit as an industry expert!

Meet your next big client—without leaving your desk

PR Daily

Webinars, webcasts and virtual conferences keep communications professionals up-to-date on the newest trends … without travel hassles or missing work. You need that next big business move that will generate red-hot leads.

Monday Roundup: Meeting Google’s Mobile-Friendly Standards

Waxing UnLyrical

Monday Roundup: Meeting Google’s Mobile-Friendly Standards is a post from: Shonali Burke Consulting, Inc. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Monday Roundup: Meeting Google’s Mobile-Friendly Standards. You know how you live on your smartphone? Google does too. And it’s changing up its search algorithm again (here’s the official statement ), beginning tomorrow.

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Zuckerberg to meet with critics over Facebook bias allegations

PR Daily

Facebook is meeting resistance as it positions itself to be a news outlet—and not just the destination for engagement announcements, memes and baby pictures. reported : Some 12 “conservative thought leaders” will join the meeting with Zuckerberg on Wednesday, a Facebook spokesman said.

Challenge: Can you put your phone/computer away in meetings for ONE WEEK?

Communications Conversations

When I go to a meeting, I sit down, take out my pen and paper, and, you know, listen to the people talking in said meeting. You see, I’ve had it with people (including myself, mind you) who are constantly checking their phones or laptops in meetings.

Take It Outside! Why Walking Meetings are Healthy Business

Stern + Associates

Meetings are on the move – out of the office. And even President Obama ends his day with a walking meeting with the White House chief of staff. I recently held two productive one-on-one meetings as we walked laps around our building. Host your next meeting outdoors.

How To Show PR’s Value: Meet Us At PR Summit Austin

SeeDepth

The post How To Show PR’s Value: Meet Us At PR Summit Austin appeared first on SeeDepth PR Analytics Platform. By Seedepth “ Prove your worth: Choose analytics that measure and show PR’s value” Our CEO & Founder, Christine Perkett , will be speaking on a panel at PR Summit Austin.

How can PR agencies evolve to meet changing client—and employee—needs?

Media Bullseye

Flexible scheduling and allowing remote work would address some of the concerns associated with meeting near around-the-clock client expectations, and possibly also alleviate some of the work stress of employees.

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.

What Are We-- Meeting Planners?

Bad Pitch Blog

No matter who your client is, or what demographic they are a part of -- old line companies with brand pedigree, start ups with deep VC funding, or a nonprofits dedicated to doing good – they will have their internal meetings during your weekly PR conference call. It is unavoidable.

Have Balls; Mortgage Will Follow!

Bad Pitch Blog

You got to be the guy who stands up in middle of a dull meeting and says what are we doing here? Bad Pitch Blog Balls ballsiness buy-in CYA Kanye West Laermer.com meetings messaging PR in harsh times Punk Marketing taking risks

Meet Some of the Best Social Media Measurement Mavens of All Time

Katie Paine's Measurement Blog

The post Meet Some of the Best Social Media Measurement Mavens of All Time appeared first on Paine Publishing. My various companies and I started measuring social media back in the days of Usenet groups. Since then, we’ve had the privilege of working with many, many Measurement Mavens.

PART 1: Big Data 101 for PR

AirPR

I’m not sure when it began, but it seems that “Big Data” is becoming THE catch phrase in every business meeting.

How a Nonprofit Connection Can Benefit Your Bottom Line

Ron Torossian

Not only are you out in the community doing “good deeds,” but you also meet people who you may not be able to connect with otherwise. Affirmation by association is a business tool that too few companies take full advantage of.