In PR? This is all you need to know for 2016

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Storytelling at a Massive Scale

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Industry Insights & Trends Musings 3M Global PR Qualcomm Wireless Reach storytellingTelling an early-stage startup story is fairly easy… Co-founders Jane and John Smith raised $20 million for their AI-powered application that does X, Y, and Z. They employ a team of 50, have 1,000 customers, and have earned more than $2 million in revenue to date. You get the point — there’s a template of sorts for […].

Tips for marketing to the change-averse consumer

Agility PR Solutions

The wireless phone industry was rapidly taking off, and the first generation iPhone had launched not long before. In this age, it was still difficult for sales representatives to convince customers to add mobile internet to their monthly wireless plans. It was 2008.

How A Fake Taxidermist Is Keeping AT&T On Its Toes

Waxing UnLyrical

Meet @ATT_Fake_PR (formerly @ATT_Wireless_PR). Vest-less Now, I am not, and have not been, an AT&T customer (I’m quite happy with Verizon Wireless). You’ve been using Twitter quite delightfully to poke fun at AT&T’s wireless service.

How to reduce noise and increase knowledge at work

PR Daily

Ragan Training offers hours of streaming sessions from Ragan conference held around the country, and this month, we’re offering you a complimentary pair of Bose wireless on-ear headphones. 31 and we’ll give you a complimentary pair of Bose wireless on-ear headphones.

What are telco marketers learning about customer value creation?

Agility PR Solutions

Canon All in One Printer ONLY $49.99 (Reg $199.99)

Mora Communications

Canon All in One Printer ONLY $49.99 (Reg $199.99) Print great quality photos and documents with this Canon – PIXMA TS9020 Wireless All-In-One Printer – White/Black that is available for ONLY $49.99

Give your content the edge: Over-index on humanity!

PR Warrior

Twitter bio: “Magenta-wearing, customer-loving @ TMobile USA CEO focused on ending wireless pain points & scaring our competitors! When it comes to creating content for your brand, one of my favourite tips I give over and over again is … OVER-INDEX ON HUMANITY.

RadioShack stays mum amid reports of its demise

PR Daily

that RadioShack is in discussions with wireless phone provider Sprint to sell off half its stores and close the rest. The locations sold to Sprint would operate under the wireless carrier’s name, meaning RadioShack would cease to exist as a stand-alone retailer,” the report states.

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Could your corporate culture use a tuneup?

PR Daily

Take some cues from communicators at Verizon Wireless, OpenTable and Newell Brands. Look around your office. Do you notice employees doing the following? Groaning at an invitation to your next town hall? Struggling to remember the name of the person who sits next to them?

Bose stays silent after lawsuit claims it sold consumer data

PR Daily

The lawsuit is asking for undisclosed damages to be paid to consumers who purchased the following Bose products: SoundLink Around-Ear Wireless Headphones II, QuietComfort 35, QuietControl 30, SoundLink Color II, SoundSport Wireless and SoundSport Pulse Wireless.

In #PR This is all You Need to Know in 2016

PR Expanded

Just ask Qualcomm Wireless Reach. Mobile, Wireless, and Cordless take all, as the future is about streaming (rise of Netflix, Spotify, etc.), The following article originally appeared on the AirPR blog. . Ahhh, the new year.

56 Communications and Public Relations Jobs Available Now

Media Bullseye

Vice President, Communications , CTIA/The Wireless Association, Washington, DC. Director, Public Affairs , CTIA/The Wireless Association, Washington, DC. Communications Associate , CTIA/The Wireless Association, Washington, DC. Looking for a new career opportunity?

Personal Tech PR Must-Haves

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

So we are loving the HooToo TripMate Elite Versatile Wireless N Travel Router because it solves a few problems. It’s a portable Wi-Fi router , so if a hotel room only allows one gadget over wireless, you can connect the HooToo using Ethernet, then connect with multiple gadgets.

No. 1 press interview tip: The microphone is always on

PR Daily

While being videotaped for a documentary on HBO, he went to the bathroom while still wearing the wireless microphone. Durst, suspected of three murders, mumbled to himself, while in the restroom and still wearing a wireless microphone, "What the hell did I do?

12 tips to make webinars more engaging and entertaining

PR Daily

The Sennheiser OfficeRunner wireless headset is a wise choice.). Stand up when you present, bring visceral energy and emotion, and get everyone out of there in under an hour. Most webinars are dreadfully boring.

Snap’s ‘Spectacles’ are now available to everyone

PR Daily

Spectacles sync to your wireless phone and allow you to record 10-30 seconds of video, essentially enabling users to record and share more cool content on the platform. Snapchat’s parent company, Snap, is beefing up buzz by offering “Spectacles” to all.

How much data is shared online every minute?

PR Daily

megabytes of wireless data. It’s hard to fathom the amount of data that we create every day with our all of our devices and our devotions to social media platforms. A new infographic from Domo pinpoints the exact amount of online content that we create every minute.

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Hotspot blocking continues to trouble Marriott critics

PR Daily

The question at hand is what measures a network operator can take to detect and contain rogue and imposter Wi-Fi hotspots used in our meeting and conference spaces that pose a security threat to meeting or conference attendees or cause interference to the conference guest wireless network.

How To Add “Borrowed Interest” To Your PR Campaign

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

One of the most successful social impact partnerships – now a classic – is the one between Verizon Wireless and several domestic abuse prevention agencies. What makes a winning public relations program?

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How to benchmark storytelling, expertise and the latest digital media strategies

PR Daily

Leaders from Fortune 500 companies and other prominent organizations will gather to hear case studies from organizations including McDonald’s and Verizon Wireless. You’re a senior communications pro.

Hot Startups Join Axis Innovation at NYSE

Flack's Revenge

Beam Semiconductor : Develops active phased array wireless transceivers to support multi-gigabit per second data rates.

What Multi-device Consumers Mean for PR Professionals

TrendKite

Analysts project that more than 30 billion devices will be wirelessly connected by 2020. According to Cisco, there are already more mobile devices on earth than people.

GM heads off security issues with Onstar service

PR Daily

All a hacker must do to control the wireless functions of GM’s Onstar system is hide a small and relatively inexpensive Wi-Fi hotspot device somewhere on the car’s body. As more devices become connected to the Internet, you’ll hear about new industries dealing with hacking scandals.

3 Ways IT and Marketing Can Improve the Use of Big Data

PR 20/20

An example of big data in action is Walt Disney’s use of the wireless tracking “MagicBands” in their parks. The term “Big Data” has come into play more and more since 2011. But just what is it, and how is it used?

Brand managers turn to Twitter with ‘presidential alert’ memes

PR Daily

Wireless Emergency Alert system. It'll read: "THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. News alert: PR and marketing pros are still keen on newsjacking. Two-thirds of consumers want organizations to take stands on major issues , research shows.

How Amazon lost and Rhino Security Labs won the media with Amazon Key

Axia PR

Cybersecurity company Rhino Security Labs exploited an authorization point in the wireless connection to take the entire device offline. 2 companies respond in very different ways to a PR crisis. In October 2017, Amazon debuted Amazon Key, its answer to the ongoing problem of porch theft. Home delivery of everything from groceries to jewelry has become ubiquitous as Amazon’s market share grows and influences American shopping patterns.

Dear PR People: Calm Down

Cision

Quite the opposite really: I was feverishly working on a set of talking points that were due in 90 minutes when my wireless connection crashed. “I I imagine that the housekeeping staff at the Las Vegas Westin has seen their fair share of early morning shenanigans.

3 ways to make captivating videos

PR Daily

Instead, invest in decent shotgun and wireless lavalier microphones, and remember that the closer the microphone is to your subject, the better your audio will be. Throughout the world, businesses are embracing video in their PR and marketing strategies—and with good reason.

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Verizon, T-Mobile and Sprint rip AT&T for fake 5G

PR Daily

It read, in part: The potential for 5G is awesome, but the potential to over-hype and under-deliver on the 5G promise is a temptation that the wireless industry must resist.

Verizon apologizes for throttling California firefighters’ data

PR Daily

This customer purchased a government contract plan for a high-speed wireless data allotment at a set monthly cost. Others have called for net neutrality: No, wireless carriers were still allowed to throttle prior to overturning the common carrier rules.

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Verizon settles with FCC in customer-tracking probe

PR Daily

For Verizon Wireless, the term “supercookie” has nothing to do with Girl Scouts. Instead, it means paying $1.35 million in fines. This week, the Federal Communications Commission announced the findings of its investigation into Verizon’s use of supercookies to track users’ online actions.

Announcing the finalists for the 2015 Media Relations Awards

PR Daily

Verizon Wireless, Verizon Wireless Chicago Destination Store Grand Opening. We asked to see your plans, pitches and earned media coverage.

30 jobs in the PR and marketing world

PR Daily

Senior marketing manager—Verizon Wireless (Colorado). We’re down to the semifinals of one of the four Grand Slam tennis events. The All England Club is hosting the best tennis players in the world as they vie to become the 2018 Wimbledon champion.

Storytelling or Story-selling? The Hollywood Blockbuster

The Stalwart Blog

Self-aware of its own flagrant use of product placement, the film mocks the corporate sponsorship dynamic as the dinosaur park strikes a deal to name its most recent attraction “Verizon Wireless Presents The Indomonius Rex”.

6 Ways To Use PR To Build Brand Marketing

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Some of the most successful PR campaigns look to change behavior to promote the public interest, like the wireless industry’s #itcanwait campaign against texting and driving.

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Behind the Headlines With Sophie Raine

Cision

Firstly, we proved that we can deliver on large-scale events from our work with Live Nation, including the execution of Wireless 2015 and the Kopparberg Urban Forest 2014 and 2015. If your PR strategy looks the same as your competitors, progress will be a challenge.

Avoid These “Bad-PR” Awards

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

There are many fabulous industry awards and “best of” lists that public relations teams help their clients go for every year. These include everything from the Stevie Awards and the EOY (Entrepreneur of the Year) to best workplace awards like those sponsored by Inc. and others.

Top IT News Picks of the New York Tech Crowd

Flack's Revenge

RCR Wireless News. Someone posted the question “HELP! What are the top sites where you get IT news?” ” on the NY Tech Meetup mailing list last week. This prompted a frenzied exchange of emails. I chimed in, and followed the conversation with great interest.

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How to use Twitter Audience Insights for Marketing

Shift Communications

You also get mobile data such as wireless carrier and device types. Twitter just rolled out its Audience Insights tool to all Twitter Analytics and Ads users. How can it benefit your marketing and communications program? What It Tells You.