To prove your value to big egos means having elephant skin. Owning a legitimate relationship with the boss is one thing, but picking him up by the lapels to convince him that his actions could have seriously unintended consequences is another.
A press release should be designed as a news story worthy of publication in a newspaper. This might sound humorous as you consider the hundreds of press releases you’ve seen and written that begin with, “ABC Corporation, the leading provider of best in breed ecommerce solutions…” Yet today’s news cycles make the reality of verbatim pick-up a real possibility—that is, if the release is written well.
Barry Reicherter of Finn Partners and a speaker at PR News’ upcoming Google Conference for Communicators in San Francisco offers data and analytics lessons as seen through the fulcrum of three movies starring Brad Pitt.
In today’s crowded media environment, simply avoiding grammatical mistakes isn’t enough to make your PR content stand out.
The Sony hack provides a lesson in how a brand that become victims of such an attack should conduct its messaging.
Successfully pitching the media and securing coverage involves relationship building, smart storytelling and careful follow up—not to mention research, creativity and a lot of patience. There’s always room for improvement, and with the New Year approaching now is as good a time as ever to set a goal of working on your media pitching technique.
HAI, Inc. partnered with Cone Communications to develop and launch ReThink: Why Housing Matters. It challenged Americans’ misperceptions about public housing by reinforcing its benefits through compelling story telling initiatives.
The Sony Pictures hacking scandal is getting ugly. The computer breach has turned into a PR nightmare for the Hollywood studio, with the company’s reputation now hanging in the balance.