If you’ve been in the PR business for a while, you no doubt have come across a PR request for proposals. An RFP can be an opportunity for your business or it can be a frustrating waste of time. Before you decide if you want to submit a response, you need to think it through and ask a bunch of questions.
Stories by Andrew Blum
Having a high-profile PR client can be exciting and profitable, but it brings with it a number of intangibles and unexpected twists you might not have foreseen. Even though the media wants a high-profile client, and you would think that would be easier than getting publicity for a regular client, these requests often come in bunches and at odd hours.
Litigation PR serves a few purposes: it’s a tactical way for lawyers to help win a case, defend a client against a case or try to influence a case in their client’s favor. It’s also led to a cottage industry in the PR business: the litigation PR specialist.
While litigation PR can also be connected to a crisis with some of the similar skills needed for PR in both instances, it’s a unique subset of PR.
In order to get a client op-ed published on a significant op-ed page, on a major website or in a key trade publication, you need good strategy, substance and timing.
It’s hard to compete with a huge news story when you’re trying to pitch your brand’s message to the media. Here are some tips to deal with the unexpected.
It’s the age-old choice in PR. Do you want to work at an agency or in-house? Here are some thoughts on helping you answer that question.