In PR we contend with many myths that continue to endure despite advances in the profession. Some of the most enduring relate to the science of PR. In this column, we will expose some PR conventions as myths, while explaining why they’re myths and sharing supportive details about the true state of the profession.
Measurement Myths that Hamper Public RelationsApril 27th, 2022 by Mark Weiner
A Bank CCO Who Mixes Internal Communication and MeasurementApril 20th, 2022 by Seth Arenstein
During this interview, we asked Laura Burke, the CCO of Santander Bank US, about her priorities, keeping the human touch in messaging, measuring reputation and crisis communication.
Explaining Decisions on Russia: Begin with Why and Don’t Over-CommunicateApril 5th, 2022 by Seth Arenstein
Deciding to remain in or leave Russia seems like a black-and-white issue for companies. It’s not. The complexity is causing headaches for PR pros.
Knowing the C-Suite’s Views is Key for Successful Media RelationsApril 4th, 2022 by LISA ANN PINKERTON
Familiarity with the C-Suite’s viewpoint is a critical element for successful media relations. Timing and planning are vital post-pandemic.
Press Play: Business Services Videos on Facebook Enjoy 31% YOY Rise in Consumer EngagementApril 4th, 2022 by Erika Bradbury
For B2B companies, social video is on the rise. In fact, video engagement on Facebook grew 31 percent year-over-year from Feb 2021 to Feb 2022 for these brands, according to comScore data, provided exclusively to PRNEWS.
Media Relations Challenges, Opportunities of Working in Cannabis PRApril 1st, 2022 by Nicole Schuman
Every industry needs someone steering messages, and several PR agencies have taken the lead to promote positive conversation despite the continuing stigma surrounding CBD and cannabis.
How PR Pros, Marketers Can Combat DisinformationMarch 31st, 2022 by Dr. Tina McCorkindale and Anetra Henry
There’s little doubt about how much trouble disinformation causes. Moreover, the public holds PR and marketing, among others, partly responsible.
Accountability: Companies Should Measure Their Social Justice, DEI EffortsMarch 28th, 2022 by Seth Arenstein
Companies that are serious about their social justice and DEI work must measure it and hold themselves accountable, says Fenton CEO Valarie De La Garza.
Ukraine’s a ‘Game Changer,’ Companies Must Take Political StandsMarch 17th, 2022 by Seth Arenstein
Not long ago companies could steer clear of politics. That option’s gone, courtesy of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Ambassador Francisco Santos says.
Increasing ROI by Aligning PR and MarketingMarch 1st, 2022 by Sonia Awan and Karen Walsh
With COVID variants lingering and uncertainty about future variants, some industry events will either be virtual, hybrid or have low attendance. Marketing departments need new ways to connect and educate prospects and build a qualified pipeline. Creating strategic alignment between your PR and content marketing goals can increase ROI from both while filling the gap in-person events have left.