June, 2022

Hashtags and Press Releases: How Do They Work Together? | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Number sign. Pound sign. Octothorpe. A hash. Hashtag. #. What is it? What is its purpose? And most importantly: how can you use it to increase your press release’s visibility? public relations

5 Ways To Amplify PR Efforts

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The right public relations strategy allows brands to build visibility while creating or deepening connections with key audiences. But tools like press releases and feature story placements are just the beginning. Here are five ways to amplify PR efforts. Social media adds value.

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PR success metrics for the C-suite


In our final article in the June blog series on Measuring Up To Marketing: How PR Fits Into The Mix, we’re discussing PR metrics that resonate with the key business decision-makers.

Starting a Self Publishing Business

Ronn Torossian

Starting a self-publishing business is an accomplishment. A self-publisher not only writes the novel or the book but also sees it through every step of production and printing, and then also supervises its sales and promotion. There is nothing new about self-publishing.

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How Startup Leadership Can Inspire the Team to Deliver Results and Become Great

Inspiring the team to do their best, break through barriers and achieve milestones is the core responsibility of the startup leadership. Inspiring people to do great requires installing confidence and the ability to learn from setbacks and failures.

This is what journalists really want from PR pros, according to Cision survey

PR Daily

Here’s a rundown of what journalists say they do and don’t expect from PR pros. Journalists and PR pros can sometimes have a tumultuous relationship.

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Format Your Press Release for Improved Readership and Results | Business Wire

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People don’t read the news. education public relations marketing

Myths And Facts About Public Relations

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Almost 10 years into my tech PR career, I still have family and friends ask the age-old question – “So, what exactly do you do? What is PR exactly?” . Why do PR people feel that no one understands what we do? Because few do. And public relations isn’t always a straight path.

Strategies for collaborating with marketing


This week, we’re continuing with our June blog series on Measuring Up To Marketing: How PR Fits Into The Mix.

Public Relations and Multicultural Companies

Ronn Torossian

Companies that want to stand out from their crowded markets and reach their target audiences need to utilize PR strategies. That way, they’ll become a lot more efficient at engaging and retaining their customers over a long period of time.

Generating Leads with Facebook: A Guide for Businesses

In this Facebook guide for businesses, we’ll help you strategize with tips and techniques straight from our playbooks. We also let you in on the best practices for improving your lead gen campaigns, starting with a review of your performance metrics.

The benefits of micro and nano social media influencers

PR Daily

Bigger isn’t always better. You might believe that the bigger, the better when it comes to influencer marketing, especially if you’re new to the concept. However, this isn’t the case.

5 web design mistakes that could be affecting your conversion rate

Agility PR Solutions

A bad website design can have a huge impact on your sales numbers. In fact, 57 percent of consumers say they won’t recommend a website if it’s poorly designed (WebsiteBuilder).

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20 Lessons from 20 Years: Why Storytelling is Key to Success in the Life Sciences | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

We have all heard the saying “high risk, high reward.” Nowhere is this more relevant than in the biotech industry where companies push to change the status quo and bring to market groundbreaking new treatments and therapies while also grappling with the challenges of changing market conditions.

7 Reasons To Hire An Independent PR Firm

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For a creative services firm – like ad, PR or marketing agencies – differentiation is key. One way agencies distinguish themselves is by touting their independent status. In the advertising world, that may mean the company isn’t part of a consulting firm.

How to “Kill It” During Your Next Big Change

When it comes to change communication, employees need your help to understand what’s happening. Use these four steps to help employees navigate change.

How does PR fit into marketing


While many consider communications to be part of marketing, PR has fallen behind in being able to measure and prove its value to key stakeholders.

Public Relations and SaaS Businesses

Ronn Torossian

Software as a service (SaaS) companies have a very distinct business model that’s created to increase and ease adoption. However, to do that, these businesses also need to utilize a public relations strategy that will align with that business model.

4 of the best company statements on Roe v. Wade ruling

PR Daily

Amid a sea of statements, these stood out for their commitment to action, not just words. Roe v. Wade is no longer the law of the land, and everyone has an opinion on it, including corporations.

5 marketing tips that will ensure your next product launch is a success

Agility PR Solutions

Product marketing is one of the most important and often overlooked, aspects of product development. A successful product launch requires a well-executed marketing strategy that starts long before the product is launched. A product launch is an exciting time for any small business owner.

Top 15 Free PR Ideas to Grow Your Online Business

You've got a great idea, you've built your killer team, and you've maybe even gone through the first round or two of funding.

Reach Journalists Outside the United States: Tips for Pitching Internationally from AFP and FPA | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Public relations experts know the world is bigger than ever – which, on one hand, means more opportunity. But the world is also noisier. Media outlets are understaffed, and reporters are doing more.

5 KPIs that Showcase PR Value

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

A top priority of the best PR agency teams is measuring how well we do. In our business, that means establishing key performance indicators (KPIs). KPIs serve as a benchmark for PR performance and help quantify program results.

How Earned Media Drives Consumer Behavior: Brand Sentiment


This week, we’re wrapping up our How Earned Media Drives Consumer behavior blog series with a review of the relationship between brand sentiment and website traffic and actions.

Impact of PR Crisis on Brand Reputation

Ronn Torossian

A PR crisis impacts the reputation of a brand. How the brand responds also determines the impact of the crisis. Crisis can be of many types, but what is common is that it poses a threat to the positive reputation of a brand. Crisis PR insulates a brand from negative consequences.

Spreading the Good News: Four Best Practices for Construction Projects

The I-5 High Occupancy Vehicle Improvement Project upgraded a 3-mile segment of the I-5 traversing Santa Ana and Orange, CA. Hill developed a public awareness and community outreach plan in collaboration with key stakeholders, organizations, communities,

CBS News exec Shawna Thomas’ 3 tips for building better relationships with journalists

PR Daily

Thomas suggests positioning you organization as just one character in a bigger story.

Is AI the future of content marketing? An analysis of what AI can and can’t do

Agility PR Solutions

Is AI the future of content marketing? It’s a question that many marketers have. With so many people using AI to create and optimize their content, it may seem like the answer is “yes.” ” But what does this mean for real-life human writers?

PR Myth #6 – PR is Only for Crisis

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Make sure to Like and Subscribe to our YouTube Channel and ring the bell so you’re notified of new videos by clicking HERE. Many people think of PR as something that is only when you are in crisis… that the PR spin machine has to start when things are spiraling negatively.

How Can We Mandate Ethics In PR?

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It’s no small irony that public relations has a reputation problem. At times PR agencies run afoul of ethical standards by trafficking in false or misleading information, hiding conflicts of interest, or working with a lack of transparency.

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A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

How Earned Media Drives Consumer Behavior: Brand Engagement


Welcome back to our blog series about the relationship between core earned media attributes and consumer behavior! .

Utilizing Newsjacking for PR

Ronn Torossian

The news cycle these days tends to move quite quickly which has created new challenges for companies trying to keep up with the latest trends.

How to write a press release journalists will actually care about

PR Daily

The press release isn’t dead. It’s just changing. While press releases have been issued by businesses for over 100 years , the fact remains that the vast majority of these “news items” don’t fulfill their intended purpose.