2021

5 Public Relations Trends for 2021 | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Business Wire hosted a webinar where experts discussed the top trends impacting public relations in 2021. The panel featured Sandra Fathi , President, Affect PR; Ginger Porter , President, Central Region, Golin; and Stuart Bruce , PR Futurist and CEO, Stuart Bruce Associates.

What CEOs Should Know About PR and Communications

Ronn Torossian

Many PR teams and agencies tend to urge high-ranking members of a company to build their own social media profiles and share content on those platforms, however, there are certain times during a company’s lifetime when the CEO should actually become the spokesperson for the public.

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The truth about news site traffic

The Resolution Blog

Understanding how people interact with media sites is essential in PR planning and measurement. It has been an on-going challenge in Public Relations to understand the true volume of people arriving on news sites due to publishers’ secrecy on traffic figures.

Are You The Next Intern for Crenshaw Communications?

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

It is time for us to add an intern to our team! Are you a college student or recent grad looking to gain experience in a top B2B technology PR agency? Check out our job description and if this sounds like a fit for you, please send your resume to Colleen O’Connor ( colleen@crenshawcomm.com ).

Harness the Power of Influencers and Advocates

Learn how to find and use influencers and advocates to gain buyer's trust on your behalf.

From Breakthrough IP to Market Domination

Flack's Revenge

Here is the third installment in my series about maximizing “secret sauce” in tech marketing. In the first post, I explored the meaning and history of the term, and shared examples. Then, in the next one, I outlined steps to turn your core IP into a PR asset , and included case studies.

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6 Writing Habits You Should Adopt in 2021

Cision

Set small writing goals in 2021 and see big results. Media Blog

How to build a stronger brand to withstand the social media haters

PR Daily

The new rules of business branding are becoming clear, and organizations that have found big success should be prepared for a backlash online.

5 best online survey tools and why marketers need them

Awario

The new era of mobile technologies and the popularity of social networks give marketers an incredible opportunity to connect with users and build a closer bond. But you cannot build a relationship with your audience without understanding its needs and preferences.

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5 public relations trends that will gain traction post-COVID

Agility PR Solutions

Distilled to its essence, public relations is the action of building relationships with key stakeholders and target audiences. COVID-19 has shaken up the strategies and channels that PR pros and marketers typically optimize to build these relationships.

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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.

10 ethical issues facing public relations - PRCA Ethics Council Annual

Stephen Waddington

Artificial intelligence, paid influence, mental health and fake news are all issues identified by a group of international practitioners in a series of reflective essays published by the PRCA.

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8 Tips for Maximizing Your International Press Release | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

There is no doubt today that we are part of a global economy. With a click, we can purchase goods made next door or halfway around the world. For many companies, this provides exciting opportunities to enter into new markets faster than ever before.

The Future of Content Marketing Strategies

Ronn Torossian

How much consumers engage with a brand’s content largely depends on the company selecting the right content marketing strategy.

PR without borders (and offices!)

The Resolution Blog

It’s January 2021 and most PR agencies are working with pandemic-led restrictions. However, no longer working in the same office doesn’t have to have a negative effect. In fact, one agency set this approach as their launch strategy and have never looked back.

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.

10 Things To Know Before Dating a PR Pro

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

It’s Valentine’s Day, the traditional holiday for couples, and an occasion to show how much we appreciate the special people in our lives. Let’s face it – dating can be awkward and uncomfortable.

Turn Your Secret Sauce into a PR Asset with these 4 Steps

Flack's Revenge

In my last post I explained the history and significance of secret sauce , or IP, in tech marketing. I also laid out the challenges of getting PR mileage from your core tech. To summarize, “secret sauce” underpins a solution or component.

Webinar: The Growth PR Playbook

Onclusive

What a year it’s been for Public Relations.

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Back to the Future of PR and Marketing: Cision Acquires Brandwatch

Cision

In a big win for customers of both companies, Cision is acquiring Brandwatch, a global leader in social listening and digital consumer intelligence. US Blog

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.

12 ranking factors that matter to Google for 2021

PR Daily

Looking to improve your SEO performance this year? Here are the factors that should get the greater part of your attention. Search engines are constantly changing and improving on their algorithms. This means that what worked years decades ago is no longer relevant today.

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12 best social media listening tools for tracking brand mentions

Awario

Social media listening tools are designed to help you keep track of every brand mention and social conversation important to your business. We put together a list of 12 best tools for social listening to make sure you are in perfect sync with your market

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Books, publishing and PR: publicist Helena Brantley speaks out on the challenges facing the industry thanks to COVID—and how she’s doing things differently

Agility PR Solutions

It takes something special to get Helena Brantley, founder of Red Pencil Publicity + Marketing, on a plane. “I I hate to fly, and I will fly for PubWest,” she says in a recent Zoom interview. As with many other events in 2020 and so far in 2021, PubWest’s annual conference went online.

Accusations of sexism dominated the top March Madness stories in 2021

NewsWhip

The NCAA recently came under intense public scrutiny, as disparities between the conditions offered for men’s and women’s basketball teams were exposed during the annual March Madness tournament.

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Inside Journalism’s Social Media World – What Business Wire’s 2020 Media Survey Revealed | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

As more people continue to consume their news via social media, journalists continue to rely on it for research, sources, ideas, story promotion, and audience outreach, feedback and growth.

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Leading by Giving the Third Degree

Ronn Torossian

The phrase, “giving someone the third degree,” came about sometime in the beginning of the 20th century and referred to the ruthless manner in which police interrogated people suspected of committing crimes.

Who are you talking to?

The Resolution Blog

Understanding your audience is the most important stage in developing PR strategy. It’s impossible to influence and change opinion without a full understanding of who you are talking to and how they feel. And with more data available than ever before, how do you begin that level of research?

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International Women’s Day: When Good PR Backfires

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The tweet that launched a whopper of a PR backlash for Burger King on International Women’s Day wasn’t really that bad. The initial post from @BurgerKingUK read simply, “Women belong in the kitchen.” ” Clearly, it was meant to get our attention.

Robin Schaffer on Maximizing Analyst Relations

Flack's Revenge

It was a while since I last checked in with Robin Schaffer , when I saw on LinkedIn that she’d just published a book: Analysts on Analyst Relations. We know Robin from our work on former client NICE Systems.

Clearing the Two Biggest and Heaviest Cultural Roadblocks for PR/Communications’ Data-Driven Journeys

Onclusive

A famous line from the longest English poem, ‘The Rime of the Mariner’ by the 18th century poet, Samuel Taylor Coleridge is – ‘water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink’. One could say the same when it comes to organizations – ‘data, data everywhere nor any insight to learn!’.

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5 Tips to Optimize Your Content for Voice Search

Cision

Voice search can't be ignored. Here are 5 tips to optimize your digital content to compete in search and increase organic traffic. Media Blog

6 tips for integrating PR and sales to increase ROI

PR Daily

Prove the value of your efforts by tying your work to measurable business goals. Here are some tactics to consider. With the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic behind us, many things have changed forever.

Digital marketing and PR recruitment bounce back from COVID-19

Stephen Waddington

Recruitment is a leading indicator of economic recovery. In digital marketing and PR it has returned to pre-COVID-19 levels but several sectors remain challenged.

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