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Communications Do’s and Dont’s for Acknowledging Juneteenth

June 15th, 2023 by

By following these communication dos and don’ts, you can help to ensure that Juneteenth is a meaningful and respectful celebration for everyone.

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Strategies to Land Speaking Engagements

June 8th, 2023 by

Securing speaking engagements presents an avenue to display your, your executive’s or your clients’ expertise and thought leadership. Attaining these opportunities demands an approach that involves strategic planning, thorough research and compelling pitching. 

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Communicating ‘Bad News’ the Right Way by Setting the Narrative

May 31st, 2023 by

It’s never easy to announce that your company is leaving a huge market, or that you are making that decision “to improve the company’s financial strength.” State Farm’s communications team deserves credit for limiting brand damage by choosing a simple, straightforward statement that said and did all of the right things.

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Are Developments in Executive Communications Passing You and Your Leader By?

May 23rd, 2023 by

If you wonder whether you’re quite up to speed on modern exec comms, there’s a good reason—and a few clear steps to take.

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PR Roundup: CNN Touts Trump, COVID Emergency Ends, Best Times to Post on Social

May 11th, 2023 by

Learn how CNN, the COVID emergency ending and social media times are impacting public relations this week.

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When ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ are Not Enough: Why it’s Time to Humanize Crisis Statements

May 8th, 2023 by

Emotions are raw in a crisis, and even well-meaning but standard statements can be misinterpreted by victims and other stakeholders. Don’t create additional issues by failing to give these communications the attention they deserve.

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Story Finding, Rather than Storytelling, May Help Increase Cultural Relevance

May 8th, 2023 by

PRNEWS recently spoke with Nikki Kria, the newly appointed head of Communications at Kickstarter, about the plans to revitalize the brand.

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PR Roundup: Hollywood Writers Comms, Shein Eyes IPO, Mental Health Awareness

May 4th, 2023 by

This week we look at messaging techniques, with regard to communications around the Hollywood writers strike and who wins. We also shine a spotlight on Mental Health Awareness month and a few authentic campaigns. Plus, how does Shein counter its reputation as it reportedly eyes an IPO?

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Poll: How Often Do You Get Face Time With Company Leadership?

May 2nd, 2023 by

According to the PRNEWS poll, More than one-third of communicators never talk directly with their company leaders.

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Data, Storytelling and Diverse Voices Help Streamline Advocacy Efforts

April 26th, 2023 by

This month’s roundtable focuses on advocacy work. Participants discussed the importance of finding prominent voices to help support the cause; using a diverse set of voices; and marrying data and storytelling to break through with your message.