Author Archives: PR News

How to Get Your Media Pitches Read

Email is still preferred to social media when pitching journalists because it allows you to really control your message and provide details. | MORE »

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Larger Agencies Look to Hourly Billing Rates to Make Up for Recent Losses

We noted recently that PR agencies with revenue of $10 million to $25 million (or more) took a hit on their operating profit due to increased staffs, compared with agencies with lower revenue (PR News, July 20). Now larger agencies are trying to make up for their losses. | MORE »

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3 Case Studies from Organizations Making Press Releases Work More Effectively

Writing obituaries for the traditional press release has become a growth industry. Nevertheless, organizations continue to rely on press releases as a cost-effective means to disseminate their messages. Yet the nature of the press release is changing. | MORE »

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The Week in PR, August 3 – August 10

Using words designed to boost emotional engagement, marketers shun visual storytelling techniques and Robert Gray takes charge at PR Newswire. | MORE »

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8 Tips for Boosting Your Snapchat Campaign

Move over, Facebook? Snapchat says users now send at least 700 million photos and videos per day via the ephemeral-messaging service. | MORE »

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Social Media Engagement on Video Posts Soars 163 Percent in 2015

Engagement on video posts outpaced the growth of video content, up 163 percent in the first half of the year compared with the same period in 2014, according to an exclusive study conducted by Shareablee on behalf of PR News. | MORE »

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The Week in PR, July 27 – August 3

APCO’s new crisis management offering, best cities for PR specialists and PR Movers | MORE »

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PR News/Nasdaq Survey: Nearly One-Fifth of Communicators Shun Measurement Entirely

Despite numerous calls to use measurement to assess PR’s effectiveness, enhance its reputation and develop strategy, a new study shows more than half of PR professionals devote little or no time to measurement. | MORE »

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Where Does PR Stand on Paid Social Media? Survey Shows Ambivalence About Spending

With Facebook leading the pack, social media channels are fast moving to a pay-for-play model. Yet nearly half of communicators surveyed by PR News are foregoing purchasing Facebook’s paid media offers. | MORE »

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10 Tips for Faster, More Effective Internal Crisis Communications When Time Is of the Essence

A business crisis can cause myriad disruptions for customers and partners before PR even has had a chance to assess the situation. | MORE »

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