Stories by Lucia Davis


Myth Busting: Not All Positive Press Is Created Equal

October 9th, 2013 by

Positive articles have different values. Figure out which type of message your company or client needs to be successful, and pitch those accordingly.

4 Tips for Happy and Hardworking Volunteers

October 8th, 2013 by

You’ve spent months on your communications plan in an effort to earn media coverage and attract volunteers for your community event. Now that you have people ready to get dirty for the cause, don’t miss an opportunity to inspire them to become brand ambassadors.

Industry Leaders Reflect on the State of Newspapers Today

October 7th, 2013 by

In honor of National Newspaper Week, we culled some choice quotes from media executives regarding the state of print media. PR execs, of course, work hand-in-hand with journalists, so as goes print so goes the evolution in media relations

A 6-Point Checklist for Effective PR Measurement

October 4th, 2013 by

How to measure the best metrics for a PR campaign is one of the most difficult challenges facing communicators. Use this checklist to make things a little easier.

3 Tactics for Bringing Humor into Branding

October 3rd, 2013 by

Making people laugh is a surefire way to make your content memorable. However, inserting humor into your branding efforts is serious business.

On Melissa Joan Hart’s Bad Girl Media Blitz

October 2nd, 2013 by

Since Melissa Joan Hart’s (aka “Clarissa,” from Clarissa Explains It All) interview in Life & Style promoting her new book “Melissa Explains It All,” numerous articles have mushroomed online about the squeaky clean actress’ drug use.

One Expert’s Take on Why Instagram Hasn’t Killed Vine

September 27th, 2013 by

Tim Baker, VP of digital strategy at MWW, explains why the “little social-video platform that could” is alive and thriving.

Need More Impressions on Facebook? Here Are 3 Ways to Do it.

September 26th, 2013 by

Regardless of how the FTC investigation into Facebook’s new privacy changes turns out, one thing isn’t likely to change: If no one interacts with your page’s content, it won’t show up on users News Feeds.

Helping CEOs to Help Themselves By Having A Social Media Presence

September 25th, 2013 by

The dearth of C-level executives on social media presents an opportunity for PR pros to step in and help CEOs build a valuable presence on social channels.

Celebrate National Punctuation Day by Avoiding These 5 Common Mistakes

September 24th, 2013 by

To celebrate this prestigious occasion, the PR News editors put our heads together and came up with our top punctuation pet peeves. Avoid these gaffes—and stay on our good side.