Author Archives: PR News

Using Media Elements to Rebrand Environmental Group

While the process of changing its name from World Land Trust-US to Rainforest Trust started last year, the idea of the name change had been knocking around the nonprofit since 2010. | MORE »

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Comcast Debacle Points Out Need for HR/PR Collaboration

The recent episode involving a Comcast customer service representative may be particularly cringe-worthy for communicators. | MORE »

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Melding with Millennials

For PR managers and directors who want to appeal to millennials, organization and stress management take a backseat to showing that your company takes initiative and motivates teams. | MORE »

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Case Study: University Prevents Tragedy, Shapes Its Own Narrative

“My roommate just pulled the fire alarm and he’s got a gun.” UCF Police received that harrowing 911 call from an on-campus resident at the University of Central Florida in Orlando, Fla., shortly after midnight on Monday, March 18, 2013. | MORE »

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Stakes for PR Pros When Brands Get Into a Fight

When C-level managers dig in their heels and refuse to blink, PR pros need to think about the use of language as it relates to the conflict, perception and, perhaps most important, consumer sentiment. | MORE »

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In a Negative Vein

“Where’s the vision?” It’s a key question that senior PR pros working for companies grappling with negative perception need to ask themselves. | MORE »

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As Communications Models Evolve, PR Takes Bigger Role

Brand Management at P&G now covers four functions, including communications (the term “public relations” no longer exists at the company). It’s not a sure thing but as goes Procter & Gamble so go many other companies, particularly in consumer markets. | MORE »

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Clear Communication

Perception of management is usually predicated on C-level executives being able to articulate a compelling vision for their brand or organization. And on PR pros delivering that message. | MORE »

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Case Study: New Sustainability Report Helps Company Turn the Page

Working with PR agency Strategy XXI Partners, Arizona Chemical developed content in order to make its sustainability report more accessible, shaping the reporting process into editorial nuggets that could be easily conveyed. | MORE »

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When Brands Take a Stand, PR Must Connect the Dots

When a brand or organization takes a stand on a societal issue (and puts its money where its mouth is), PR managers are responsible to drive the program. | MORE »

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