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 […].

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

Meet Minnesota’s Power PR Couples

Communications Conversations

If you’ve worked in this industry long enough, you’ve probably met one: A PR “Power Couple.” ” You know, that couple that either met in college in PR classes, or met early in their careers while working at an agency in town.

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.

W Bellevue: Where Green Meets Global Glamor, and Where PR Meets Influencers

Barokas

The post W Bellevue: Where Green Meets Global Glamor, and Where PR Meets Influencers appeared first on Barokas PR - PR minus the BS. June 15 marked a momentous occasion, the Grand Opening of W Bellevue, the newest hotel opening for W since 2010.

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.

W Bellevue: Where Green Meets Global Glamor, and Where PR Meets Influencers

Barokas

The post W Bellevue: Where Green Meets Global Glamor, and Where PR Meets Influencers appeared first on Barokas Public Relations. June 15 marked a momentous occasion, the Grand Opening of W Bellevue, the newest hotel opening for W since 2010.

How you can network and meet potential clients at Amazon HQ this summer

PR Daily

One-on-one meetings with attendees. Mobile. Chatbots. Social listening. Video. Communicators are faced with new tech trends every day. Keeping up with the hype feels impossible without the right tools or expertise leading the way. Think you might be able to help?

Gamification meets accounting

PR Daily

Gamification meets accounting was originally published in Trajectory IQ on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

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?

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.

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”?

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.

#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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Case Study: Meeting the Needs of a Diverse Client Base

Beyond PR

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 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.

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.

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.

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?

Obama cancels meeting after Philippines’ president lashes out

PR Daily

In the case of Philippines’ president, Rodrigo Duterte, that insult led to the White House cancelling scheduled bilateral meetings. If you call the president of the United States a “son of a b**ch” on an international stage, chances are you’re not going to get away without some repercussions.

#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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Putting Brains Together: How to Run a Team Meeting Without Wasting Everyone’s Time

Prowly

Have you ever found yourself in a team meeting that’s supposed to smoothly put everyone’s heads together to conceptualize something big, something groundbreaking, but, instead, you’ve ended up getting everyone exhausted, pissed off, and mentally wandering off while the feasible outcome remained a distant dream? The post Putting Brains Together: How to Run a Team Meeting Without Wasting Everyone’s Time appeared first on Prowly Magazine

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.