Stories by PR News

2015 Platinum PR Award Finalists Announced

September 14th, 2015 by

In an annual tradition, PR News has announced the finalists in its 2015 Platinum PR Awards program. The awards celebrate the best PR creativity, technological savvy, storytelling expertise and business acumen found in communications campaigns from brands, nonprofit organizations and agencies.

Why Your Team Surveys Fail—and How to Make Them Valuable Data Sources

September 14th, 2015 by

In their more candid moments, executives doubt the value of the employee-engagement survey. They find it time-consuming and stressful and most have given up on calculating its ROI.

Week in PR

August 31st, 2015 by

Blurry Eyes: The PR community is awaiting the fallout from a federal judge’s decision last week that narrows how TV coverage can be downloaded and shared.

How to Build Great PR Teams With Non-PR Pros—and Why You Should Try It

August 30th, 2015 by

The secret to building an effective PR team could be to steer clear of PR.

Leading the Charge: 5 Steps to Get Salespeople on Board With PR

August 24th, 2015 by

Traditionally marketing and sales have struggled to align, a disconnect known as the three-legged stool.

How to Find Business Value in Instagram With Minimal Financial Investments

August 24th, 2015 by

Plenty of executives know Instagram. Many probably use it to view pictures of celebrities, athletes and perhaps members of their family. Fewer realize its potential for business.

A 6-Step Foundational Approach to Reputation Management Strategy

August 24th, 2015 by

Following are six foundational benchmarking tactics you can use as cornerstones for your reputation-management strategy.

How to Write Effective Press Releases That Reporters Will Actually Read

August 24th, 2015 by

The press release is far from dead. Yet some elements of writing an effective release have changed.

Week in PR

August 24th, 2015 by

Sandwiching an Apology: Many in PR were marveling at the speed of Subway’s reaction to the upsetting story of its former legendary pitchman, Jared Fogle , who is expected to plead guilty to child pornography

10 Tips to Increase Your Chance of Getting an Op-Ed or Letter Published

August 24th, 2015 by

Imagine having the opportunity to get your messages out, largely unfiltered, to potentially hundreds of thousands, even millions of people.