For PR managers tasked with teaching millennials to think strategically, the obstacles can seem daunting. Yet successes are occurring, according to interviews with managers and millennial staffers by PR News. In a variation on ‘Physician, heal thyself,’ the advice, broadly, is for senior PR pros to communicate the importance of strategic thinking to millennial staff.
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As new visual platforms emerge across digital and social media, B2B communicators are starting to expand their repertoire of narrative skills.
Gathering more talent needs to be offset by a boost in billable hours or profits suffer. That concept has been missing at larger PR firms, according to a new financial benchmarks study conducted by Gould + Partners for PR News.
The brands that get the most out of their YouTube channels don’t settle for one-shot deals. They create a schedule for YouTube videos that PR pros can align with their companies’ marketing strategy and social media channels.
It is important to know that visual content marketing is like any other marketing or public relations platforms in that the same legal issues apply to all of these types of communications, regardless of format or distribution channel.
“I think career success also is about finding that level of discomfort and allowing yourself to say yes. I’ve looked for the opportunities that have made me stretch as a professional and as a leader.”
We all have them: Clients who demand the very best at any cost, with little thought to the burden they place on individuals, not to mention an agency’s collective sanity. Add in soaring expectations, tight timeframes and even tighter budgets, and you can throw any semblance of work-life balance out the window, right?
We’ve heard more than one communications professional say, partially in jest, that entering PR was a way to to avoid numbers. Yet the digital age has made PR measurement a joking matter no longer. You may be risking career advancement should you continue to shun analytics.
What is the best way to react to negative news? Since many stories fade quickly, is a reaction always warranted? By responding, you run the risk of keeping the story alive and encouraging additional coverage. Still, there are times when a response is necessary to curtail a serious hit to your reputation and/or sales.