2024

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AI in the Black Community | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Happy Black History Month! This is THE month to reflect on the pioneering accomplishments of African Americans throughout history. Celebrating the past, however, also involves embracing the future. Let’s take a look at AI in the Black community.

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How To Measure The “Hidden” Value Of PR Work: Contextual Value

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

We’re in the middle of the first quarter, which for many PR and marketing teams can mean close budget scrutiny. But unlike marketing, where we can count whitepaper downloads, webinar attendees and inquiries from marketing content, proving the ROI of PR can be a little more obscure. One of the biggest trends we’re seeing in PR is a focus on the innate value of PR – and not just in meeting KPIs.

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How to prove PR value in 2024

The Resolution Blog

In the 25 years Steph Bridgeman has been working PR measurement, the world, media consumption and data has changed. But at a time when data and technology is abundant, why are we hearing of PR budget cuts and team struggles with proof of outcomes? In this fascinating podcast chat Steph and I explore why this […] The post How to prove PR value in 2024 appeared first on PR Resolution — by CoverageBook.

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Unleash Your Narrative Potential: 3 Ways to Find Great Stories to Tell

PRSay

Would you like to learn more tips for writing better stories and otherwise drawing readers in and moving them to act? If so, then please join PRSA and Ann Wylie at one of their 2024 writing classes You’ll learn to tell better stories, write better headlines — even write better, easier and faster. Save $100 with coupon code PRSA24. There has never been a better time to tell stories.

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Peter H. Paulsen’s Inspiring Tale Continues to Resonate in 2024

Two years after its initial release, Peter H. Paulsen’s book, From Brick and Mortar to Prosperity, continues to inspire readers around the globe.

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2024 creator learning trends: New study reveals impact of AI, social media fatigue, and more

Agility PR Solutions

As the Creator Economy continues to grow and diversify, new research from creative marketing platform Thinkific Labs finds that after a year of massive shifts across the technology sector and the wider economy, online learning is growing and offers financial stability for the consistently increasing body of creators. The firm’s new 2024 Online Learning Trends […] The post 2024 creator learning trends: New study reveals impact of AI, social media fatigue, and more appeared first on Agility

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What PR does with an media placement counts as much as getting it

Sword and the Script

Businesses want earned media because it brings third-party credibility, but earning it is just half of the value; you need a playbook for sharing a placement too Merely subscribing to a gym membership isn’t enough to get in shape – you have to work out. Likewise, simply buying a car won’t get you to your destination, you have to fill it up with gas and drive.

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11 FAQs About How To Use Contributed Articles As Part of a Powerful PR Program

Garrett Public Relations

Contributed articles are an avenue to consider if you’re looking to add more earned media coverage to your PR program, as many B2B companies are. Maybe you’ve wondered about contributed articles – what are they? And how do they work? Here are some of the most commonly asked questions I’ve […] The post 11 FAQs About How To Use Contributed Articles As Part of a Powerful PR Program appeared first on Garrett Public Relations.

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Crisis Lessons Learned from Southwest Airlines

Axia PR

In this episode, Southwest Airlines' Linda Rutherford joins On Top of PR host Jason Mudd to discuss her take on current airline crises and go into depth about Southwest’s crisis communication plan and how they’ve managed their past crises. Tune in to learn more!

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International Women’s Day 2024: How Inspiring Inclusion Leads to Innovation and Growth

Stern + Associates

As International Women’s Day approaches on March 8 th , we join the global community to celebrate the theme of “ Inspire Inclusion.” In a world where diversity and belonging ignite innovation and growth, the leaders who reflect on the transformative power of inclusion within their organizations and take action to foster it will be the ones who come out on top.

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Are Your Impact Comms Resonating With Stakeholders?

Whether your organization is at the start of its sustainability and impact journey or years into it, many brands share a common concern: the uncertainty of whether they are sending stakeholders mixed messages. Creating content that speaks to your audience's “love language” can be a tricky dance. But, worry not! 3BL has put together tips to ensure that your content not only finds its rhythm but also resonates with your target audiences.

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New Google and Yahoo Email Requirements for 2024: Explained

Buzzstream

You may have noticed more spam in your inbox lately. One major spam cause is senders not properly employing email authentication, leaving room for spammers to invade inboxes for phishing schemes. So, Google and Yahoo have introduced new requirements to reduce spam and protect recipients from malicious messages. While designed to combat spam and phishing, these standards may hurt your email outreach campaigns if you fail to comply.

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Business Wire’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2023 | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

What were 2023’s news and public relations hot topics? Our top-viewed Business Wire Blog posts last year covered AI, annual trends and predictions, expert tips for crafting attention-grabbing headlines, leveraging joint press releases, using social media to effectively share news, and strengthening international media relations. Review each of the blog posts below.

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PR Industry Trends: Top PR Predictions For 2024

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

With the new year kicking into gear, experts are weighing in on what PR teams should be looking out for in 2024. Those who work in PR and media have seen a whirlwind 2023. We’re getting a handle on how to use generative AI ethically and with impact , riding the waves of an evolving social media landscape, and navigating unpredictable news cycles.

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Tougher times for PR agencies in 2023 but direction of travel still good

Steve Barrett on PR

As holding companies and the world’s largest PR firm unveil their financial numbers for last year, the industry’s performance in a difficult 12 months is starting to clarify.

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Adapting to the Future: The Evolving Role of Crisis Management Firms in a Rapidly Changing World

As the Internet continues to grow and change, the role of Online Crisis Management firms is evolving. This article explores how these firms are adapting to the new topography of Online Crisis Management. Through interviews with industry experts and case studies, we uncover the key strategies and tactics that are driving success in this dynamic field.

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PRSA Introduces Innovative Program to Guide Journalists Transitioning Into PR and Communications

PRSay

While the PR and communications profession has continued to grow, many media companies keep cutting their workforces. So far in 2024, the Los Angeles Times , The Wall Street Journal , Time magazine, Sports Illustrated and National Geographi c, among other outlets, have all conducted layoffs, while journalists at several Condé Nast publications staged walkouts over proposed job cuts.

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Measuring PR success: Going beyond traditional metrics and defining 9 KPIs

Agility PR Solutions

In the world of PR, people often measure success by the impact it creates, the brand awareness it generates, and the relationships it cultivates. As a PR professional, it’s essential to align your efforts with overarching business goals and objectives. But when it’s all said and done, how can you effectively measure your PR efforts? […] The post Measuring PR success: Going beyond traditional metrics and defining 9 KPIs appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

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3 Comm Tech Features to Control Your Crisis Comms Narrative

Presspage

While few try to make mistakes deliberately, every company needs to anticipate a crisis. In fact, according to survey findings by PWC , 69% of business leaders have witnessed an emergency over five years, with the average number being three. That’s the bad news. The good news is that with a few simple precautions, you can breeze through any crisis while keeping your relationship with investors and customers intact.

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Is this a nostalgic goodbye to the HARO brand? [PR Tech Sum 51]

Sword and the Script

In this edition: Cision silently rebrands HARO; Meltwater’s dealmaking continues; PR tech briefs and mentions content picks There have been so many private equity (PE) deals among PR technology companies, that it’s easy to lose track of who owns what. Yet, it’s important to pay attention to this stuff if your business buys PR software. Why? Because these deals have a direct impact on the products you use.

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Communicating During a Crisis & Navigating the Chaos

Speaker: Shawna Bruce, Director of M.D. Bruce & Associates Ltd.

Are you ready to face the unexpected? When the stakes are high and the pressure is on, there's no time to waste - you must be prepared to communicate clearly and confidently. In today's unpredictable world, mastering the art of crisis communication is a must-have skill for any public relations professional. Whether you're facing a weather disaster, a cyber attack, or a PR nightmare, knowing how to craft a clear and compelling message can mean the difference between chaos and calm, confusion and

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POWER From The Indianapolis Business Journal POWER BREAKFAST – February 12, 2024

Reputation Us

Thank you, Indiana Technology Institute of Technology for inviting ReputationUs’s President Casey Boggs to the Indianapolis Business Journal “Power Breakfast” on Monday, February 12, 2024. The impressive panel included: Susan Orr, Indianapolis Business Journal, Technology Reporter Nida Ansari, Karmic Partners, CEO Stephen Cox, State of Indiana, Indiana Broadband–Infrastructure & Broadband Administrator Christopher Day, Elevate Ventures, CEO Aaron Gillum, 50 South Capi

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Lessons learned from navigating national crises with Linda Rutherford | On Top of PR podcast

Axia PR

In this episode, Linda Rutherford joins On Top of PR host Jason Mudd to discuss her take on current airline crises and go into depth about Southwest’s crisis communication plan and how they’ve managed their past crises. Tune in to learn more!

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3 Principles for DEI Executive Communications in 2024

Stern + Associates

From their height in 2020 and 2021, corporate diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives have seen a fall from prominence. Political backlash as well as some stakeholder disengagement have made DEI seem more controversial to some, with the consequence that investment in such initiatives has taken a backseat and executives are often less willing to talk publicly about them.

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10 social media marketing trends for 2024

Communications Conversations

On Friday, Jan. 12, I presented my annual social media trends report to a packed house at Social Media Breakfast in northeast Minneapolis. See below for the full presentation. I’ll be giving this presentation again as a webinar on Thursday, Feb. 8. You can sign up here. 10 Social Media Trends for 2024 from Arik Hanson The post 10 social media marketing trends for 2024 first appeared on Arik Hanson.

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Discover the Actionable Habits of the World’s Best Strategic Communicators

Communication professionals can sometimes face difficult questions from internal stakeholders about the impact of their PR marketing initiatives. We know that nearly half of these professional say they need help with turning their PR data into actionable insights; and at least 20% don’t think they can measure their campaigns at all—but what if we told you all these obstacles can be easily combatted if you implement a few key habits.

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Top Press Releases of 2023 | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Last year, Business Wire distributed thousands of press releases for clients in industries including tech, healthcare, food and beverage, retail, and more. Explore some of our top releases from 2023 for examples of best practices and ways to leverage Business Wire's press release enhancements.

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Changing Content Consumption Trends And What They Mean For PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The way we consume media – in terms of formats, channels, platforms, and more – is in a state of constant evolution. For PR professionals, it’s not enough to be “on social,” “into video,” or “always on mobile.” PR teams need to note what’s driving trends in content consumption – whether it be convenience, price point, overall user experience, or anything else.

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Super Bowl is the last bastion of old school media extravagance

Steve Barrett on PR

One in three Americans watched the big game this year while PR firms were busy activating on behalf of their clients on media row and elsewhere in host city Las Vegas.

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How to Win the Job and Thrive in a Multigenerational Workplace

PRSay

In the post-pandemic era, communicators have an opportunity to start fresh with their careers. The future job market features more remote job opportunities than ever before. In this new era, we can apply an entrepreneurial mindset when looking for our next communications jobs. At the same time, “work from anywhere” and a four-day workweek are becoming part of the workplace lexicon.

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7 Ways to Deliver Groundbreaking Thought Leadership

Delivering Successful Thought Leadership Programs. In an increasingly crowded marketplace, a successful thought leadership program is a powerful tool to increase the profile of your brand. By developing compelling content that is authentic to your brand and offers something unique, you can become a trusted source and the ‘go-to’ expert in your field.

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How to use SEO segmentation to amplify your marketing

Agility PR Solutions

Search engine optimization (SEO) is a crucial aspect of digital marketing. By evaluating your website in terms of audience engagement and technical performance, you can spot urgent issues and find opportunities to boost your ranking position. But just assessing the overall performance of your website doesn’t tell you if certain pages or sections are having […] The post How to use SEO segmentation to amplify your marketing appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

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Transparency and Trust: The Role of ESG Reporting

Presspage

Using ESG reporting as a strategic tool A successful ESG reporting strategy should outline the environmental impact of a company while clarifying its social responsibility and governance structures. As every modern investor will consider these aspects in their decision-making, IROs should leverage ESG as a strategic tool by mentioning insights into their investor-facing pages and news releases.

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Propel is a viable alternative for all-in-one PR software [PR Tech Briefing]

Sword and the Script

This PR software company was started by a former PR agency owner; pitch analytics is where Propel really shines I have a soft spot for startups because I’ve been employed or consulted with many of them over my career. In the early years, startups are largely about an idea – a way to solve a problem – and willingness to risk a lot to bring that to life.

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