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PR Roundup: Sticker Mule Crisis, Disinformation Spreads Quickly, Trades Stay Steady

July 18th, 2024 by

This week’s PR Roundup examines the crisis over at Sticker Mule, a new report on disinformation following the assassination attempt and the endurance of trade publications.

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TikTok Outlines 6 Fundamental Principles for Creating Compelling Short-Form Video

July 18th, 2024 by

At the 2024 Meltwater Summit in New York City last month, Neil Cameron, Head of Canadian Agency Partnerships at TikTok, guided attendees through “six universal truths” for creating compelling, short-form video on the platform. Regardless of budget or bandwidth constraints, PR and marketing pros can leverage these principles when creating video content.

Why Companies Fail At Influencer Marketing

July 15th, 2024 by

Companies cannot expect influencers to single-handedly strengthen their customer bases with the same expertise they’ve used to build their personal brands.

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PR Roundup: Economist’s Ableist Cover, 7-Eleven Day, Edelman’s Report on Business and Racial Justice

July 11th, 2024 by

This week’s PR Roundup features a look at The Economist’s poor choice for a publication cover, 7-Eleven Day and its heartwarming partnership and Edelman’s newest Trust Barometer report on business and racial justice.

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The Media Relations Long Game

July 10th, 2024 by

How can brands utilize a long game of media relations to engage potential customers and journalists when a final product launch is months (if not years) away?

PRNEWS Announces Winners of the 2024 Experiential & Event PR Awards

July 10th, 2024 by

The 2024 PRNEWS Experiential & Event PR Awards honor the creative and strategic PR events that engage audiences, amplify brand messages and generate buzzworthy media coverage.

Why Awards Should Be an Integral Part of Your PR and Marketing Plan 

July 9th, 2024 by

Winning awards is a powerful communciations tool that can enhance your brand’s visibility and credibility. Here’s why incorporating awards into your marketing plan is a smart move, along with some tips for how to get started.

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How to Avoid Charges of Rainbow Washing During Pride Month

June 18th, 2024 by

Pride month is an important opportunity to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community, and there’s no shortage of brands and businesses keen to get in on the act. However, as the awareness month has grown, it’s also sparked a trend of “rainbow washing.”

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PR Roundup: Chestnut and Nathan’s Divorce, PR Job Stress, 2024 State of PR

June 13th, 2024 by

This week’s PR Roundup looks at a teachable influencer moment from Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs and Joey Chestnut, the current state of PR pros mental health and Muck Rack’s latest State of PR report.

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Diving In to Challenges: Q&A With Citi’s Global Head of Communications, Jennifer Lowney

May 24th, 2024 by

Lowney shared her experiences navigating the traditionally male-dominated financial industry, and highlighted the importance of confidence and support in professional growth.