Author Archives: Richard Brownell


About Richard Brownell

Richard Brownell is Content Manager, PR Events at PR News. He has several years' experience in developing and producing online events. Richard is a published author with several titles for young audiences to his credit. He has also written political commentary for several popular websites and his stage plays have been produced in New York and other major cities.

What YouTube’s Subscriber Count Change Means to You

YouTube will be making some key changes on June 16 that could affect your channel’s subscriber count. Here is what it means to you. | MORE »

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6 Tips to Make Video Work for Your Brand

It seems to be a no-brainer that communicators should be using video in their media strategy, yet many are still sitting on the sidelines. Here are some tips to make video happen for your brand. | MORE »

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Social Media Icon Awards: Social Media MVPs

David Armano, Global Strategy Director, Edelman Digital – As one of Edelman’s first “social” hires, David consulted with Edelman’s clients, re-launched, and partnered with the firm’s digital chair to set the strategy for the … | MORE »

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PR News Announces Winners of Social Media Icon Awards

PR News recognized the winners and honorable mentions at its annual Social Media Icon Awards at the Grand Hyatt in New York City on June 2, 2014. | MORE »

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Communications Wisdom from Maya Angelou

Maya Angelou’s words offer insight and inspiration to everyone, even PR professionals. | MORE »

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What Keeps PR People Up at Night

What keeps PR communicators up at night? We share some thoughts on that, and how to fall asleep easier at the end of a long day. | MORE »

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WNBA Scores Media Relations Win With Pride Campaign

This is a classic example of a brand taking a good look at its customer base, and enhancing its communications strategy to build that base. | MORE »

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9 Common Constructive Criticisms of PR Writing

Rather than engage in another theoretical discussion about PR writing, we went directly to our readers to hear the best writing criticism they’ve received. | MORE »

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7 Factors in Making SEO Work for Your Brand

You want your website to be the first thing people come across when they search your brand on the Internet. Here’s a quick list of things to help make that happen. | MORE »

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3 Cool Ways To Harness the Power of Your PR Award

Everybody likes a winner. But in PR, there’s more to receiving an award recognizing your hard work than throwing a big party and sending out a press release.  | MORE »

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