One of the most uncomfortable positions for a speaker is to be challenged by the press. Unfortunately, it can occur at any given moment during a public event, and it’s something you have to be prepared for.
Most PR pros (79%) agree that video is not being used nearly enough when it comes to content. However, according to a recent survey conducted by PR News and PR Newswire, that will change in 2014.
If you were to Google “social media and public relations strategy,” millions of articles, blog posts, videos and other resources would pop up on this popular subject. Journalists, new influencers and well-known authors continue to write on this topic.
Case Study: Nestle Waters North America Looks to Reinvent Recycling By Promoting Value of Extended Producer ResponsibilityAugust 19th, 2013 by PR News
The U.S. recycling rate has been holding at a paltry 34% for the past few years, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. What’s more, recyclable materials that are worth billions of dollars are still ending up in landfills each year.
FleishmanHillard Reorganization Reflects How The PR Industry is Rapidly Evolving A Window Into The Future of PRAugust 19th, 2013 by PR News
Dave Senay, president-CEO of FleishmanHillard, spoke with PR News about his company’s rebranding as well as larger changes impacting the PR industry.
A large part of being a PR professional is getting people, whether journalists, consumers or stakeholders, to connect with the content that you’re putting on the page (or the screen). From pitches to press releases, if you can’t captivate your target audience, you’re not doing your job.
When we practice good pitching techniques and follow up in a convenient fashion, we’re regarded in the newsrooms we serve as the blaring siren of an emergency vehicle. Bad pitching and inconvenient follow-up comes across as the continual alarm of a minivan. I
With the deluge of data rushing at journalists on a daily basis, there’s a key question you should ask before you send along that press release: So what? If your latest “news” doesn’t have a satisfying answer to that question, you may as well send it to the abyss.