2022

Brand Narrative

Ronn Torossian

Why do consumers buy what they choose to buy? What drives those decisions? Brand narratives play a crucial role in such decisions. A brand narrative is a streamlined story, a messaging framework that acts as the framework for the marketing and communications of a business.

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What You Should Actually Care About in “ESG” In 2022 | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

2021 was yet another banner year for environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing. Almost every day another ESG fund launch or sustainable investing hire was splashed across the wires, to say nothing of the myriad newsletters cropping up at every media outlet, dedicated to ESG news.

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The metric you need in 2022 PR KPIs (that will probably increase your budget)

The Resolution Blog

If you’re in planning mode and setting Key Performance Indicators for PR activity right now, make sure your metrics place you in a position for budget growth in 2023. I’m aware we’re just days into 2022.

New Year’s Resolutions For PR Teams

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Ah, 2022! Many of us who work in PR woke up on January 1 and thought about New Year’s resolutions. Yet according to a recent study, people are most likely to ditch their annual commitment to themselves by January 19. How can we stick to our resolutions a bit longer than that?

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.

Building a perfect pitch? The story is in the data

Onclusive

Savvy communicators know that there is more to a perfect pitch than simply good writing, and media relations is not just about distributing these stories to the media.

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Top Tech Words to Banish in 2022

Flack's Revenge

Every year Lake Superior State University publishes a list of words that should be banished because they are so overused. It’s based on thousands of submissions from around the world. . As reported in CNN. The 2021 list includes an interesting mix of words, from Gen-Z speak (“Wait, what?”),

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6 tips for preparing your digital marketing strategy for 2022

Agility PR Solutions

The new year is off and running. You know what that means: it’s time for businesses to develop a new (and hopefully better) annual plan. As always, preparation will get you halfway there. So don’t waste any time—start preparing your digital marketing strategy for 2022 as soon as possible.

You Are Not Your Target Audience [False Consensus Effect]

Sword and the Script

Every now and then I’ll hear a marketer say, “I’m the target audience.”. As such, the marketer assumes the target audience has the same view of the world as they do. The reality is, they probably don’t. This is a well-studied notion in psychology called the “ false consensus effect ” or FCE.

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These were the top publishers on Facebook in December 2021

NewsWhip

Closing out the year, we saw a few changes in our monthly publisher rankings, with a slight difference in those among the most engaged publishers on Facebook in December 2021. As always, we used our API and NewsWhip Spike to gather these rankings, which you can read about on our developer hub.

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 to Give a Great Media Interview

PR for Anyone

Make sure to Like and Subscribe to our YouTube Channel and ring the bell so you’re notified of new videos by clicking HERE. You got the YES! Now how do you give a great interview? Most importantly is to be prepared.

Ignoring Criticism and a Damaging Reputation

Ronn Torossian

SeaWorld found itself involved in a big crisis management mistake made by the Orlando Business Journal. This occurred after the outlet reported that one of its polls was being tampered with by the theme park chain.

Traditional IPO and SPAC Communications: Considerations for Companies Going Public | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

2021 proved to be one of the best initial public offering (IPO) markets ever. In fact, a record-setting 968 IPOs and 613 SPAC IPOs were filed last year.

The CDC Director Is Getting Message Training…And RepUs Agrees!

Reputation Us

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has an incredibly daunting task to keep American citizens informed about the latest Covid developments AND constantly offer their science-based recommendations. Both are incredibly difficult in today’s frantically moving environment.

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.

A PR Storm Brews For Edelman

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The PR industry has spent decades proving that PR really works. We’ve toiled to measure the impact of strategic public relations, and to prove its outcomes are worth the investment.

Building The Perfect Pitch and Nurturing Your Media Relationships

Onclusive

Just like media relations, building a perfect pitch has become both an art and a science. Modern communicators need data-driven strategies to secure high-impact media coverage for their brands.

7 ways artificial intelligence will change the game for PR pros

PR Daily

Though many digital tools are still being developed and refined, the potential exists for AI to turn PR on its head. Has Alexa replaced your kitchen timer? Do you rely on your car’s driver-assist features to regulate your distance from the car in front of you?

The Top-8 Writing Tips for 2022

PRSay

Would you like to learn more tips for reaching your readers and getting the word out? If so, join PRSA and Ann Wylie at one of their 2022 writing Master Classes. You’ll learn to write web pages, press releases, emails, content-marketing pieces and more. Save $100 with coupon code PRSA21.

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.

10 global PR trends to look out for in 2022

Agility PR Solutions

As we embark on 2022, it’s clear to see that the COVID-19 pandemic isn’t the only thing continuously evolving. With more e-commerce businesses moving online than ever before and a digital world growing at a rapid rate, 2022 is sure to be a busy year for PR professionals.

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Journalism predictions for 2022: 5 industry pros weigh in

Muck Rack

Journalism predictions for 2022: 5 industry pros weigh in

Why are brands resisting social audio (and audio, in general)?

Communications Conversations

Consider the evidence: One in three content marketers use podcasts or other audio content. However, 53% of content marketers who leverage podcasts and other audio content say it is the most effective format they use. Just 14% of social media marketers leverage audio chat rooms like Clubhouse and Twitter Spaces. However, 68% of those who do say it’s the most effective social media strategy they use (stats courtesy of Hubspot ). What gives?

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Tips for Media Interviews

PR for Anyone

Make sure to Like and Subscribe to our YouTube Channel and ring the bell so you’re notified of new videos by clicking HERE. One of the top tips for a media interview I can give you is to be real and authentic. Don’t try to be someone you’re not. Don’t be flashy or salesy.

The Growth PR Playbook

PR and communications now rely on data-driven, real-time, iterative storytelling with metrics that help to manage crises, get ahead of the competition, and impact the bottom line. Learn how to build a Growth PR plan in this Onclusive whitepaper.

Paid and Organic Search Benefits

Ronn Torossian

Many companies get tempted to stop their paid campaigns when their organic rankings are doing well and improving website traffic.

From 60 Years of Innovation to Writing and Editing a Release to Working with Global Reporters to Trade Show Pitching Tips: Business Wire’s Most Popular Blogs of Q4 2021 | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

In the fourth quarter of 2021, Business Wire blog posts covering our 60 th anniversary, tips for editing press releases and catching common mistakes, and predictions for 2022 resonated most with readers. investor relations public relations media relations

The Average Cost of a B2B Content Asset is $2,791 [Data Analysis]

Sword and the Script

Content costs soared last year, according to a data study by PathFactory; B2B video content costs the most at $8,448 while blogs cost the least at $1,959; people do actually binge on B2B content. Software-as-a-service (SaaS) platforms have given us data.

Writing For Journalism And Writing For PR: How They Differ

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Fun fact about me: before getting into PR , I wanted to be a reporter. More specifically, I wanted to be a sportswriter. I was a journalism major, so most of my writing experience in college had a reporting angle.

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.

Building The Perfect Pitch and Nurturing Your Media Relationships

Onclusive

Just like media relations, building a perfect pitch has become both an art and a science. Modern communicators need data-driven strategies to secure high-impact media coverage for their brands.

3 ways the pandemic has changed media relations forever

PR Daily

For PR pros, the rules are always changing—but the last two years of COVID-19 have accelerated an already rapid cycle.

Media Overexposure: How to Take Back Control of Your Media Presence

Prowly

The key to public relations is to get yourself the most beneficial media exposure possible. That means knowing where your name needs to be for public consumption — and at what times, places, and forums.