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5 Steps to the Perfect PR Pitch for Small Businesses

February 21st, 2012 by

The In-House Writer president Andrew Hindes provides five key steps for a small business to pitch the media and make the effort worth everyone’s time.

With Linsanely Great News Comes Great PR Responsibility

February 20th, 2012 by

The emergence of the Knicks’ Jeremy Lin, a bona fide media sensation since Feb. 4, raises the question of how PR pros can best handle unexpected great news.

Case Study: Passionate Spokesman, Nimble Communications and Trackside Tweets Power Winning IndyCar Sponsorship

February 20th, 2012 by

Novo Nordisk takes the fast track in promoting its diabetes product portfolio—putting the pedal to race car driver Charlie Kimball’s metal.

Tip Sheet: Face the Challenge of Engaging in Tough Talks

February 20th, 2012 by

Are you a people-pleasing PR pro? Here’s advice on how to have difficult conversations with peers and clients.

Innovation Drives Video Success as YouTube Becomes the Anchor Platform for Brands

February 20th, 2012 by

YouTube has become the brand storytelling platform for the next generation, and communicators need cutting-edge strategies to drive greater video success.

Social Media Engagement Tactics Shared at PR News’ Digital PR Summit

February 17th, 2012 by

The notion that amassing likes and followers on social media alone is the key to proving ROI was laid to rest at the Westin San Francisco on Feb. 16.

Netflix: Who Am I? Why Am I Here?

February 16th, 2012 by

After another round of bad news, Netflix seems to be switching gears once again, and is perhaps sending a message to customers and investors that it is unsure of its own identity. On Oct. 24,… Continued

Petco’s Dog Clipping Problem Could Cut Reputation to the Bone

February 16th, 2012 by

The charges sound almost too crazy to believe, but even if there’s a sliver of truth to them, Petco should brace itself for a PR crisis. Two pet owners in Hawaii have sued Petco, alleging… Continued

Keeping the Media at Bay: Counterintuitive Yet Often Necessary

February 16th, 2012 by

While it is in the PR professional’s DNA to want to get the word out when it comes to news about their organization or client, sometimes it is smart—and necessary—to scale back the outreach.

Reputation Issues Drive Demand for Skilled PR Executives

February 15th, 2012 by

Lisa Ryan of communications search consultancy Heyman Associates says organizations are looking most for leadership skills among PR job candidates.