7 Reasons You Work in PR (& Love It!)

This post can originally be found here 7 Reasons You Work in PR (& Love It!) We've all read and heard how the PR industry is fast-paced, competitive and often lands on “most stressful” lists. And when newbies come into our office, I often share the following: 53 Signs You Work in PR Indeed, it’s a bit of a reality check (shock … [Read more...]

5 internship opportunities you may not have considered

This post can be originally be found here An internship with a high-profile agency is practically every PR student’s dream. The chance to learn new skills and connect with important contacts makes reaching for that prime agency spot a major goal for a number of public relations hopeful, but sometimes, for whatever reason, that agency … [Read more...]

5 reasons women are effective PR leaders

This post can originally be found here By Christine Pietryla While women have made major strides in the workforce in the past few years, they hold on average fewer senior level positions than their male counterparts. This is even more striking in PR. Although nearly 80 percent of the public relations industry is comprised of women, about … [Read more...]

5 media relations techniques that don’t involve pitching

This post can originally be found here By Kevin Anselmo For now on, I want PR professionals to think about whether their job is "media relations" or "media blasting." Many journalists rightfully complain about some of the terrible tactics public relations professionals employ. From what I see and hear, this complaint has some warrant … [Read more...]

A NEW YEAR, NEW YOU

NEW YEAR, NEW YOU! Resolve to take your career to the next level. Get the essential business skills your need to successfully start your business in just 5 weeks.   Women In PR Present: Starting Your Own Public Relations … [Read more...]

NEW PR BOOK ALERT

NEW PR BOOK ALERT

Our Co- Founder of Women In PR Anje Collins has published her first book! PR Related- How To Start & Build A Successful PR Agency. ABOUT PR RELATED PR Related describes in detail how to successfully  start and build a public relations firm.  This one –of-a kind book is bursting with creative tips, instructions, theories and guidance, … [Read more...]

7 ways to successfully pitch TV

By Russell Working    This post can originally be found here Tweet Editor's note: This story is taken from Ragan Communications' new distance-learning portalRaganTraining.com. The site contains more than 200 hours of case studies, video presentations, and interactive courses. For membership information, please click here.You … [Read more...]

PR Pros: Choosing Clients’ Causes Carefully

By: Toni L. Rousell                   Original Post can be found here Your advice is not only valued, as a hired PR professional, wise counsel is required. So, how do you help your clients choose the causes they support? Being driven by emotions or going with what’s popular, is sure to be a recipe for disaster. Discouraging clients from … [Read more...]

PR pro: Don’t call us marketers

By Kevin Allen The original post can be found here Earlier this year, I published a piece that may have suggested that PR is a “fallback” career for journalists. The piece garnered 50+ comments; clearly, some PR folks are easily offended. List Brian Kilgore among the easily offended. He recently penned a piece for The Huffington … [Read more...]

16 networking mistakes that can derail your career

By Jim Dryburgh This post can be found here Networking is a skill that can help you develop long‐lasting business and social relationships.As with most skills, you can network well or poorly—perhaps to the detriment of your career.Here are the 16 most common networking mistakes to avoid:1. You think you don't know anyone. You are connected … [Read more...]

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