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.

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.

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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.

6 tips for productive remote meetings

Muck Rack

6 tips for productive remote meetings

A Simple Customer Philosophy: “Meet Me Halfway”

Onclusive

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 […].

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. Establish who’s in charge : Make clear who is directing the meeting.

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. Broadcast rules for video meetings are a great fallback if you are unsure. Don’t be afraid to try different platforms for meetings.

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

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.

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 together

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. “Passion is when you’re willing to quit your job over something in which you believe.”.

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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. I find that the best meetings, however, are more conversational.

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

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? Meet one on one. Do you really need your entire team in a given meeting?

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. Tip: If it is an important meeting, manually write yourself a script, read it once and throw it away.

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.

Meeting CIPR President candidate Mandy Pearse

Stephen Waddington

The candidates for CIPR President in 2021 have been announced. I’m supporting long standing CIPR volunteer and trainer Mandy Pearse. She’s an MBA and board level practitioner.

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. Cancel that meeting.

Meet the Dogs of Barokas

Barokas

Office quirk: sitting at the table like a human during meetings and conference calls. The post Meet the Dogs of Barokas appeared first on Barokas Communications. Is there anything better than puppy kisses in the middle of a busy day?

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 […].

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.

Ways to Make Ends Meet if You Lose Your Job

Culpwrit

The post Ways to Make Ends Meet if You Lose Your Job appeared first on culpwrit. The coronavirus pandemic has hit everyone hard, especially those in the restaurant and hospitality industries.

4 things your town hall meetings should be doing

PR Daily

Your organization just announced its next town hall meeting. If it’s the latter, it’s time to rethink the way you approach internal meetings. 2018 Great Town Halls & Internal Meetings Virtual Summit.

Why marketers aren’t meeting CX demands of hyperadoptive consumers

Agility PR Solutions

New research from retail tech firm Bluecore and Forrester Consulting finds retail brands getting candid about their struggle to meet the demands of hyperadoptive consumers. The post Why marketers aren’t meeting CX demands of hyperadoptive consumers appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

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”?

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?

The digital achievement gap—why companies struggle to meet expectations

Agility PR Solutions

The post The digital achievement gap—why companies struggle to meet expectations appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

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 […].

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.

Bringing social back to social media: Power of meet-ups

Karen Freberg

In many ways, I owe a lot to social media since it has allowed me to establish myself in my role as a professor while giving me the opportunity to meet some incredible people in the industry over the years. I am a big believer of in person meetings. The meet up was a huge success!

Aimee Goldsmith meets Cision’s Empower network

TrendKite

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

When Medicine and Media Meet

HMA Public Relations

The post When Medicine and Media Meet appeared first on HMA Public Relations. The line-up features some of the most interesting people of our time from across a variety of industries and political backgrounds.

COVID-19 Pandemic Sparks Innovation in Meeting Unprecedented Newsroom Challenges

TrendKite

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

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.

Meet the Corpsumer

Return on Reputation

The post Meet the Corpsumer appeared first on Return On Reputation - MWWPR. If you are a Corporate PR practitioner in a full-service PR firm, it is easy to feel a little bit like the Ugly Duckling.

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.

Survey: Are you meeting your remote workers’ needs?

PR Daily

The post Survey: Are you meeting your remote workers’ needs? New data shows that telecommuters crave more training—and collegial connections—though productivity from home offices remains sky high. Employers still don’t quite know what to make of—nor how to make the most of—remote workers.

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 Onclusive. 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.

Five TED Talks to Get You Through a Rough Day of Meetings

Shift Communications

You come into work, check your calendar, and see that your day is packed full of meetings. David Grady: How to Save the World (Or At Least Yourself) From Bad Meetings. The Takeaway: We can all be more thoughtful in how we plan for meetings. Everyone has been there.

Edelman’s new Trust Barometer finds CEOs failing to meet today’s leadership expectations

Agility PR Solutions

The post Edelman’s new Trust Barometer finds CEOs failing to meet today’s leadership expectations appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.