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Trending: PR and Legal are Collaborating on Regulatory Issues

February 21st, 2020 by

We often hear about the adversarial relationship of PR and legal departments. Replacing that traditional viewpoint is one that advocates for a collaboration between communicators and lawyers, particularly as PR becomes a strategic advisor in the C-suite and boardroom. Exploring that collaboration in the regulatory space finds the lines are blurring between PR and legal.

5 Tactics for Taming the Content Beast

February 20th, 2020 by

Whether you’re crafting social media posts, blogs or website content, it’s not easy to feed the dreaded content beast. This most inhospitable of creatures is sure to bite your hand when it’s hungry. And that’s 24/7. To calm this animal, spend time to make your written and visual efforts shine—even if that means producing less content at the outset. In addition, use that great content in various ways and on different platforms to fulfill the beast’s voracious appetite.

Which PR CEOS Do Employees Respect Most?

February 19th, 2020 by

Inspired by Glassdoor’s Top CEOs of 2019 list, we decided to review the top CEOs at the largest PR agencies across the world. Utilizing the PRovoke 2019 Agency Rankings, as well as Glassdoor’s CEO and employee approval ratings, we found a dynamic list of communications leaders, working with some of the world’s top projects and talent.

Harvey Weinstein’s Attorney Bets PR Strategy Will Pay Dividends

February 18th, 2020 by

It can be a dirty business defending criminals. Whatever you might think of those who represent Harvey Weinstein in court, you have to admit his lead attorney, Donna Rotunno, is, for the most part, using earned media tactics well. Her PR goal seems to be building name recognition in anticipation of future #MeToo clients.

A Valentine to Brands: PRNEWS Team Names Campaigns We Love

February 14th, 2020 by

Brand love isn’t just for consumers. We at PRNEWS found campaigns to fawn over. Our team picked recent campaigns we loved most, delivered across various platforms. Here are the memorable messages that made us swoon on Valentine’s Day and every day.

Measurement and Individualized Content Key to Influencer Growth

February 14th, 2020 by

In the debate over the effectiveness of influencer marketing, data from a strong measurement regime can provide solid evidence. Engagement and attribution are key metrics. The path to successful influencer content is found by creating posts that seem tailored to individual consumers, says Everywhere Agency CEO Danica Kombol.

China’s Communications on Virus Illustrates Poor Crisis Response

February 13th, 2020 by

In this update to our first story about coronavirus and PR, we focus on the fallout over communications, or the lack thereof. Our first story included comments from PR pros insisting that transparency and fact-based communications are critical during a health crisis. At the start of the virus, China went in the opposite direction, clamping down on communication about the virus, giving the killer several weeks head start.

How to Craft Scroll-Stopping Facebook Ads

February 12th, 2020 by

Comments and likes don’t pay the bills. If they are all your Facebook ads are generating, it’s probably time for a change of approach. In order to tie your Facebook ads to business results, you must design captivating ads that get your prospects to stop mid-scroll. It’s not enough to understand the technical side of how to set ads up—a strategy for getting Facebook users to stop scrolling is crucial.

The Case for Cancelling the Phrase ‘We Missed the Mark’ in Apologies

February 11th, 2020 by

No matter the size of your company, mistakes happen, issues occur. Once there you have several options. You can own the situation, apologize heartily and announce a plan of action. Or you could say nothing and hope the situation remains a secret. Last, you could issue a weak apology and hope the whole thing blows over. PRNEWS Crisis and Measurement Summit speaker Bobby Amirshahi, SVP at Univision, explains the good, the bad and the ugly of crisis apologia.

Building PR Teams That Executives Will Trust and Adore

February 11th, 2020 by

Moving from being a brand communicator at Pfizer to an agency executive prompted Dean Mastrojohn to think about team building. He offers three lessons he learned from his years on the client side. The veteran communicator is using these lessons as he builds an integrated media team as part of his agency position.