Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti's choice of "big fail," a tired phrase often used in memes, to describe the major flaw in his organization's handling of the Ray Rice controversy was a cringeworthy moment. Here are 7 other phrases, clichés and jargon to avoid in your public speaking or writing.
State Farm, which promotes immunizations awareness as a way of preventing the spread of viral diseases, probably should have been aware of Rob Schneider’s stance on vaccinations before they launched the ad campaign.
Before you get into the nitty-gritty of SEO, there are some fundamental questions that PR pros need to ask themselves.
When it comes to agencies hiring interns, the question that always comes up is: “To pay or not to pay.” Frankly, that should never be the question.
While so much has changed, what clients and customers want when it comes to conferences hasn’t. They want the right people to hear their message. And, ultimately, they want that message to lead to more sales for their organization.
Even if you’re not seriously considering looking for a new job, it’s probably a good time to at least add some updates your résumé.
For senior PR managers, the NFL scandals (and the league’s bumbling responses) hold several lessons. Perhaps the biggest takeaway is the need to set new standards without concern “for the gate” and strongly communicate those standards to the public.
The most important thing to understand about getting the most impact out of your social media, no matter what platform you choose, is that cleverly disguised advertising won’t get you very far.
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Michelle Mastrobattista, director, digital communications at Solomon McCown & Company, provides tips on how to develop and nurture relationships with journalists through social media.
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