It’s an unorthodox (and new) way of getting your message out. Call it press release by piecemeal. Considering how time-poor journalists are these days, communicators increasingly need to have their press releases cut right to the chase.
National Hispanic Heritage Month, Black History Month and Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month should serve as a reminder for PR pros to push for more inclusion in the industry and ultimately create campaigns that reach and appeal to the entire market, as opposed to just the majority.
As PR managers prepare for the fourth quarter and early 2015, they’re creating new and innovative programs designed to leverage both social media channels and digital PR. Yet altering pricing models remains decidedly below the radar.
What makes an editorial board meeting a great opportunity also makes it an opportunity for a meltdown if you don’t prepare your spokespersons and/or C-suite executives appropriately.
With advertising schedules on the wane, more and more marketing dollars are flowing to PR agencies. But whether agencies are capitalizing on the trend is another story.
If our PR teams are always on, they’re going to be off. In creative capacity. In making smart decisions. In experiencing the world around them. In sharpening the focus.
Nearly a month after it started, the Ice Bucket Challenge continues to be all the rage. A nationwide phenomenon, the challenge offers PR pros key lessons on how to leverage support for cause-related marketing and harness the overall message.