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Janay Rice’s Editorial Approval Deal With ESPN Becomes Part of the Story

The revelation that Janay Rice had editorial oversight for her bylined ESPN piece provides a look into the PR machinations behind the article that was almost certainly unwanted. | MORE »

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5 PR Tips for Communicating with the Media Via Email

The days of reporters and PR folks kibitzing via the telephone seem to be on the wane, as email becomes the primary mode of communication between the two parties. | MORE »

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7 Ways to Think Like a CEO on Social Media

Tying social media to business outcomes can be as much fun for PR and marketing professionals as being stuck in traffic on your way to the airport. It can be an unpleasant fact of life. … | MORE »

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The ‘Star Wars’ Trailer Unleashed the Trolls. Here’s How to Deal With Them in Your Space

In a social media age trolls are ready to pounce on a new product, service or performance. The latest example? The trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” which rolled out last Friday and was immediately met with criticism and parodies. | MORE »

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Infographic: Cracking the Code of the Millennial College Student

Millennials are the largest generation in American history. For brands, college is an opportunity to get in on the ground floor and build customer loyalty.  | MORE »

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15 Reasons to Be Thankful for Working in PR

Thanksgiving is a time to spend with family and friends relaxing, eating and, of course, giving thanks. And there is certainly much to be thankful for about working in PR. | MORE »

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Even Twitter’s CFO Has Trouble Using Twitter

Using Twitter can sometimes be confusing, and on Monday the company’s CFO proved it when he mistakenly tweeted publicly what was supposed to be a direct message, revealing plans to buy an unspecified company. | MORE »

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5 PR Tips on Crafting a Compelling Biography

More often than not, reading a typical corporate biography is the equivalent of watching paint dry. It’s a lost (and low-cost) opportunity to enhance the value of PR. | MORE »

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4 Key Elements of Any Media Relations Strategy

Whatever the size or nature of your brand, you need a solid media relations strategy to reach new customers and develop advocates for your brand.  | MORE »

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Thanksgiving Shopping: Brands Justify Opening/Closing for Black Friday

In the race to capitalize on the increasing commercialization of the holidays, Black Friday and Gray Thursday have sent more Americans to work on Thanksgiving in both early morning and late night store openings. | MORE »

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