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5 Tactics to Illuminate Staid Press Releases

Want to ensure that your press releases rise like cream to the top of a journalist’s inbox? Here are five questions to mull over before you send out your latest pitch. | MORE »

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Social Media and Public Relations Begin With Strategic Planning

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.  | MORE »

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Case Study: Nestle Waters North America Looks to Reinvent Recycling By Promoting Value of Extended Producer Responsibility

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.  | MORE »

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FleishmanHillard Reorganization Reflects How The PR Industry is Rapidly Evolving A Window Into The Future of PR

Dave Senay, president-CEO of FleishmanHillard, spoke with PR News about his company’s rebranding as well as larger changes impacting the PR industry. | MORE »

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8 Irresistible Incentives to Include in Your Content

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. | MORE »

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Be a Siren, Not a Car Alarm: When Less is More in PR

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 | MORE »

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Does Your Content Pass the ‘So What’ Test?

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. | MORE »

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5 Things a PR Pro Can’t Live Without

Everyone has that one item he or she simply can’t live without. PR News asked its readers on Facebook to tell us exactly what that thing is, and the results are in. | MORE »

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Use Big Data To Build Your Brand

Communications professionals spend a lot of time talking about Big Data these days. A keyword search for the term on PR Newswire yields about 500 press releases issued | MORE »

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Showing Up Is Now More Crucial Than Ever

It wasn’t going to be a popular trip. Or a convenient one. Faced with having to shutter a major manufacturing site in Europe, the CEO of a well-known healthcare brand committed to personally sharing news with the country’s head of government, who had been lobbying for its continued operation. | MORE »

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