Media Relations


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The Psychology of Influencer Marketing

Unlike some audiences that brands and organizations cater to, influencers are not monolithic but are a loosely affiliated group of individuals who can have a pivotal influence on PR’s ability to drive conversation and spread the word. But getting people online to share information about your company’s products/services or values requires a different mindset than blasting a press release to a similar demographic or giving a presentation to like-minded people. | MORE »

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3 PR Lessons From Starbucks’ #RaceTogether Campaign

While some have applauded Starbucks’ efforts, others have hammered a new campaign focusing on race in the U.S. | MORE »

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St. Patrick’s Day May Be PR Remedy for What Ails Guinness

A special event is a great springboard for what your brand has in the pipeline and how you are better serving your customers and prospects. | MORE »

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5 SEO Tips for Press Release Writing

Search engines will cast the broadest net for a press release. But how can a release be made to swim where most content will sink? | MORE »

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SXSW Interactive: 7 Trends for PR Pros to Watch

SXSW Interactive returns for its 22nd year to Austin, Texas this week. This year’s festival is sure to offer up plenty of interesting and inspiring content for PR pros, with presentations and panels covering branding and marketing, content and distribution, the future of tech and emerging workforce trends. | MORE »

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Infographic: The State of the Media in 2015

New social and digital trends have done away with traditional models and fundamentally changed the way PR interacts with the media and the public. Cision’s “The State of the Media 2015 Report” examines traditional and social media in 2014 as well as the rise of mobile, video and new media entrepreneurs. | MORE »

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‘Zoolander 2’ PR Stunt Proves to be a Winner

The surprise appearance of Derek Zoolander and Hansel on Valentino’s Paris Fashion Week runway provides a few takeaways for companies that have a new message to get out and want to cut through the proverbial clutter. | MORE »

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#InternationalWomensDay Campaign Cuts Through Clutter With Absence

The Not There campaign is a clever demonstration of bringing an important issue into the public conversation to spark a dialogue and hopefully draw support for the cause. | MORE »

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The Most Effective Pitch May Be None At All

Being more sensitive to the needs of pressed-for-time journalists is one way that companies and organizations can improve their media relations. | MORE »

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Media Relations Manners

To cultivate relationships with journalists, there are a litany of practices to master; that’s if you want a puncher’s chance of getting reporters to consider your pitches and/or respond to your telephone calls. | MORE »

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