While the caliber of PR-focused training is at an all-time high, communicators are suffering from being too narrowly concentrated on “PR” issues.
Wither “pray and spray?” Not anytime soon unless PR reps get better training and think smarter about how they pitch stories and deal with reporters.
Nearly a third of PR agencies calculate their billing rates by relying on what the market will bear, according to an exclusive study conducted by StevensGouldPincus on behalf of PR News.
Authenticity is all the rage these days. According to the social media gurus, you have to be authentic if you want to have followers and likes. The crisis communications experts will tell you that authenticity is key to recovery in a crisis. But there are times when authenticity just doesn’t work.