Three PR Trends Shaping 2024’s Communication Landscape

Three PR Trends Shaping 2024's Communication Landscape

By: Catherine Bormann As trend stories flood in, we’ve got you covered with the top game-changers in PR. No need to sift through countless articles – we did the homework for you. AI, data, and humor are the stars of the show, reshaping how we do PR. Below are three ways to ensure you’re not…

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Why Genuine Media Relationships Are More Important Than Ever

As public relations professionals, a major part of our work is to build relationships with journalists on behalf of our clients. However, this is only part of the story. Rather than thinking of these relationships as client-centric, we should be thinking of them as journalist-centric. Better put, the relationships we build with journalists should not…

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How to Write a Successful Press Release

Writing a press release, public relations, communications, sharing business news

By Ana Cahuas A press release is a powerful tool for sharing your company’s news. In the ever-changing media landscape, the age-old communications strategy also provides the opportunity to control your message and own your story. But how do you write one that truly stands out? It will require a compelling story angle, a clear…

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5 Reasons To Double Down On PR During a Downturn

By Maggie Zeman Each time the US heads into an economic downturn the outcome can seem predestined: A self-fulfilling prophecy willed upon us by a 24/7 news cycle and boosted by social media. As stormy financial clouds seemingly approach, companies tend to panic by cutting operating costs, and often, PR and marketing budgets are among…

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5 Reasons Local News is Essential to Your Comms Strategy

Local news is important to your communications strategy.

For so many brands and services, coverage in national newspapers, magazines and media outlets is of the utmost importance. Endorsements, features, and stories from these types of publications can go a long way very quickly to build credibility and recognition for a company. While national publications are often favored, local news is equally important. When…

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Don’t Be A Slacktivist

The world we live in has been particularly charged with social and political issues over the last several years. 2020 was the year the pandemic turned everything upside down, disproportionately impacting marginalized communities; it’s also the year George Floyd was killed, shining a light on the systemic racial injustice that remains in this country. Since…

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Mental Health Tips and the 24-Hour News Cycle

By Emily Smith If you work in Communications and Public Relations, it is highly likely that you are consuming the news. It is important to be up to date on the current headlines, consumer trends and competitor news within the industries our clients represent. We also must pay attention to the breaking news being reported.…

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There’s No ‘I’ In Knee Surgery

By Maggie Zeman Recently, I experienced a great reminder about the critical role teams and company values play in everyday work life. I just joined the estimated 800,000 Americans who endure knee surgery each year. As common as the procedure is, sports injuries (any injury really) are painful, can be isolating at the least and…

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