2021

A Must Read for PR Pros: 7 Journalists Share Pros and Cons to Using Clubhouse | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

Everyone is talking about Clubhouse – but is this a chat app, marketing tool, or a new way to connect reporters and industry experts around the globe? We asked seven journalists for their experiences and thoughts on Clubhouse and the opportunities it held for media relations. media relations

Developing your content strategy to become a trusted expert

Onclusive

Welcome back to our blog series about earned media strategy and measurement! This week, we’re focusing on one of the primary functions of communications and PR—producing impactful content that resonates with your brand’s key audiences. Elizabeth Barrett. VP Research, Gartner.

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A Toast To Independent PR Agencies

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

It’s nearly Independence Day, which is a good time to reflect on what independence means in the business of public relations. Lots of ad and PR agencies tout their independent status in their marketing.

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PR tactics to stop doing

Ronn Torossian

The world of PR and marketing is continuously evolving. Sometimes, it is hard to keep up with the seemingly constant change of trends, social media platforms, and influencers. What is more manageable is to focus on what not to do.

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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.

Behind the scenes at Hearst UK; the PR team growing the most influential lifestyle media

The Resolution Blog

Media readership and influence is one of the most important elements of PR planning, but who is responsible for growing that influence?

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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.

TikTok Trends

PR for Anyone

Like it or not, TikTok is here to stay. They have over 1 billion users and most are between the ages of 13 and 60. It’s a huge demographic so it’s important to pay attention to what is trending on TikTok.

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4 ways to integrate local SEO into your PR strategy

PR Daily

Make sure local consumers can find your business when searching for products and services with these tips. When it comes to creating a localized marketing strategy, search engine optimization (SEO) and PR are frequently driven by two different teams, with two different budgets.

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How the huge influence of BTS brings attention to brands

NewsWhip

BTS is one of the biggest groups of the 2000s, period. The K-Pop band has a devoted following online that sees content written about the group often swell to hundreds of thousands of engagements. Unsurprisingly, brands have noticed, and have begun to approach the band for collaborations. .

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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 Optimize Your Corporate Video for YouTube

ReimaginePR

YouTube is not just a place to watch cute cat videos, it is (though less importantly) the world’s second-largest search engine, too. Users watch over 1 billion hours of video each day on YouTube.

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 21 Responsibilities of PR and What They Entail

Onclusive

Originally Published August 23, 2017; Updated August 9, 2021. PR is always evolving. If the past 2 years have shown us anything, it’s that the way we work and live is changing, including the job description of the PR professional.

5 Benefits Of Interning At A PR Firm

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Guest post by Crenshaw Communications intern, Murphy Pressley. College is a transformation for students. We’re encouraged to evolve, both personally and professionally. This transformation does not come easily and is not solely due to the courses we’re offered.

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.

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.

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.

6 Writing Habits You Should Adopt in 2021

Cision

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

Osaka Episode puts Media, Sports and Celebrity on Trial

Flack's Revenge

By now you have likely heard of the biggest news from the first days of the French Open this past weekend. It was actually about no news, or rather the refusal of one of the shining stars to engage in press activities surrounding the event.

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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.

5 surprises from Pew Internet’s recent social media usage report

Communications Conversations

A couple weeks ago, Pew Internet released another great report detailing social media use in 2021. I recommend taking a peek at the whole report since it outlines many demos around who’s using which platforms.

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How visual storytelling is changing the way brands earn attention

PR Daily

You must be flexible, adaptable and raise the storytelling bar if you want to keep pace. Here’s where to start. You eat with your eyes.” . I know, I know. I promise I’m not casting judgement on you, I’m just stating a fact.

Journalists Sound Off on How PR Pros Can Improve Media Pitches

Garrett Public Relations

While we hear PR pros talk about how often their pitches go ignored – we don’t always hear the other side. Journalists have some REAL complaints about practices public relations practitioners engage in that make their jobs more difficult.

Excellent crisis communications can help turn a crisis into an opportunity

Stuart Bruce

Crisis communications. Transgender, taking the knee, doping and that’s before we even add Covid into the mix.

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.

Five Tips to Successfully Communicate SPAC News | Business Wire Blog

Business Wire

2021 has been a big year for Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs). As of May 2021, more than $100 billion has been raised in SPAC public offerings. However, SPAC issuances often come with communications challenges.

How to Optimize Messaging and Soundbites to Drive Success

Onclusive

Clear and compelling messaging is essential to achieving impact with marketing, communications and branding.

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5 Surefire Ways To Generate Quality Content For PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

For PR teams, earned media placements are a key deliverable of a strategic public relations campaign. Typically they’re articles or broadcast segments that feature a given company or brand in a positive way.

Evolution of Influencer Marketing Campaigns

Ronn Torossian

Influencer marketing campaigns have become very successful tools in consumer public relations strategies, as well as growth marketing strategies. With the influencer industry seeing consistent growth over the years, there have also been plenty of changes.

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.

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.

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

No, PR’s Not Dead Yet. Doing Just Fine Thanks! But Try Again Next Year

Flack's Revenge

Many wish to continue to write off public relations and kick it to the curb – by coldly saying that the profession and/or its trappings are dead. First it was gripes about the press release, and in the latest example, a report that tech PR is dead, which I just read in Inc.