In each edition of PR News we highlight takeaways from select articles as well as important additions to the PR News Resources Center.
2018 was a blockbuster year, but only if measured in the number of boneheaded moves brands and executives made time after time. The surfeit of poor crisis responses has provided myriad lessons that should be used in 2019, Katie Paine argues.
The annual tech-laden mosh pit known as CES begins Tuesday at the Las Vegas Convention Center. That and the start of the year make it an excellent time to look at the technology scene, including what’s expected at CES and the implications of that for communicators and the brands and organizations they represent.
Effecitve crisis response is a combination of advance planning and good decision-making during the crisis. For the first Stealable Slide of 2019 we turn to a time-saving tool designed to help organizations and brands plan their crisis response.
How well your company retains top talent can boil down to engagement. Here’s a checklist of 10 tips to engage employees.
Our yearly look at the most-engaged B2C brands of 2018. Women are the target audience for nearly all of the top 10, according to Shareablee data. Overall consumer engagement was down slightly.
With the start of a new year, brands and organizations will look roll out new products or re-launch brands. This means communicators will be asked to create campaigns and messages for them. This story contains helpful tips to use social for a re-launch and a launch.
How can a brand or organization communicator generate positive media coverage when reporters gravitate toward bad stories? This case study offers an example of how a communications team at a jail overcame that issue. And the resulting story continues to generate additional positive coverage.
A look at Google searches for several marketing-related PR terms shows social media marketing leading the way. Another trend is the disappointing showing for employee communications. Media relations, as could be expected, is very low in terms in the number of searches being conducted on Google. U.S. vs global searches yield some interesting differences.
One of the top issues with PR pros asked to pitch stories to the media is getting coverage in major media. So many executives think the Sun rises and falls with the Wall St. Journal and the NY Times. OK, so how do you get a mention in one of those papers? We asked someone who’s climbed that mountain to give us tips.