Media Relations

How to Get Executives to Submit to Media Training…and Maybe Enjoy it

September 29th, 2015 by

We asked a media trainer how she gets senior executives to submit to media training and about other aspects of preparing to face the media.

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Twitter: Friend or Foe When Pitching Media?

September 29th, 2015 by

When it comes to using Twitter for building relationships with journalists, there has been much debate as to how and when to use it.

How to Build the New, Trusted VW: 4 PR Views

September 28th, 2015 by

We ask 4 PR pros to discuss Volkswagen’s future.

8 Tips to Help You Get Reporters and Bloggers to Embed Your Infographics

September 28th, 2015 by

Ask any journalist to give his/her thoughts on infographics and you should expect, at the very least, an eye roll. Though news outlets have used infographics since before the birth of the Internet and USA

ESPN’s PR Chief Shares His Career-Building Mentoring Secrets

September 28th, 2015 by

I love to learn from other people and I’ve always believed I get more from the relationship than I give. Mentoring younger folks keeps my eyes fresh.

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What to Do When the Pope Plugs Your Brand? Stay the Course

September 24th, 2015 by

Pope Francis’ choice of automobiles during his visit in the U.S. has resulted in fortuitous product placement for Fiat Chrysler—heaven sent, you might say.

Corporate Cyber Shaming Survival Guide

September 23rd, 2015 by

Regardless of where a crisis starts, the real-time nature of digital media means that social conversations will move faster than your company can make decisions.

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This Behavior Cue Is Guaranteed to Make You Lose Credibility on Email

September 22nd, 2015 by

“Mutuality Matters” author and Social Media Summit keynote speaker Kare Anderson discusses behavior cues that compel others to listen and respond to you, and those that drive others away.

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The Epic List of Useless Words and Phrases (Continued)

September 22nd, 2015 by

There are many reasons people use clichés, catchphrases and trendy words of the day: it’s a communications shortcut, and for the most part it’s not illegal. Those are the only reasons I can think of. So, as in years past I present to you the Epic List of Useless Words, Sayings and Retorts. This is […]