5 things not to expect from an unpaid intern

By Hannah Stacey       This post can originally be found here Ah, the PR internship. That much-maligned rite of passage for anyone hoping to make their way in the communications world. It’s a bit like that inevitable bin-dunking you get on your first day of junior school (just me, then?) or learning to drive: Painful and a bit … [Read more...]

8 questions to ask before you design your website

By:  Paige McDaniel                                                        This post can originally be found here When clients or friends tell me they plan to design a new website, I get curious and excited. What colors are they going to go with? What are their SEO goals? What layout are they using? Creating a personal or business website … [Read more...]

Improve Your Pitching Immediately with these 5 Expert PR Tips

By:Rebekah Epstein   This post can originally be found here   When it comes to the media relations function of traditional PR, there is one goal: to get press coverage.  To accomplish this and make your clients happy, you have to know how to pitch effectively. I know, easier said than done. Pitching can definitely be a … [Read more...]

10 boring PR tasks you can automate

By Frederik Vincx                              This post can be found here Could a robot do a PR pro’s job? For now and the foreseeable future, the answer is no, PR will remain a human-powered industry. Robots won’t automate PR pros out of a job, but they can help us automate repetitive tasks, freeing up time to focus on the fun parts … [Read more...]

The end of the press release?

By Gregory Galant   The original post can be found here   Once upon a time, before the Internet was a go-to resource, when postal mail and faxes were key ways to disseminate detailed information to journalists, the press release was essential. Those days are long gone because: Journalists don't want to write about something … [Read more...]

Join @WomenInPR1 & @rawmrktg @PRRelatedB

Join @WomenInPR1 & @rawmrktg @PRRelatedBrunch Chicago 6/15 Limited seats left $25 for more info http://ow.ly/xOwL3 Brunch & pampering … [Read more...]

Should you quit your marketing or PR job this year?

By Margie Clayman   This post can be found here '   I recently read an article on LinkedIn that got me a riled up. The article was by Jim Altucher, a man who has made a living writing articles and blog posts that people have defined as "edgy," "real" and "raw." This particular article was titled "10 Reasons You Have to Quit Your … [Read more...]

5 essentials for getting ahead in your PR career

By Mickie Kennedy  This post can be found here       Public relations can be a cutthroat field. Competition for jobs is always fierce, and standing out from a sea of candidates can be incredibly challenging. But take it from someone who has been in this industry for more years than I can remember at this point: You … [Read more...]

The 2014 ultimate list of Media Relations tools for the PR pro

  By: Raf Weverbergh   Welcome to the ultimate list of 50+ PR tools for better Media Relations that will help you reach journalists and bloggers like a Pro and get your stories out there like never before. The tools are sorted by purpose and contain descriptions and pricing. Tools to discover the journalists and bloggers you … [Read more...]

Show me the money – PR agency pricing structure fundamentals

Adelina Peltea   This post can originally be found here In the PR world of words, someone has to take care of the numbers too. While the top 3 PR agencies in the world earn $500M each in total fee income per year, there is still a whole bunch of PR agencies out there that fight for the rest of the $11B yearly industry revenue reported in … [Read more...]

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