A call for the end to the 24-hour pitch follow-up

By Matt Lindner   This post can be found here I get pitched dozens of stories by publicists on a daily basis. After the initial pitch comes the inevitable follow-up designed to bump the pitch to the top of my inbox, generally after around 3-4 days. I've been a member of the press for nearly a decade now, so I’m used to it. I also worked … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

7 best ways to start your PR career

By:  Meaghan McClellan                                        This post can be originally found here When you navigate the choppy waters of the PR world, you have to be the press and the person who deals with the press all at once. This can be a tricky juggling act if you're just beginning to spread your wings in the PR world. Luckily, with … [Read more...]

5 signs you’re not cut out for PR

By Scott Signore  This post can be originally found here While my firm is incredibly fortunate to employ some of the very best PR and social media practitioners, we’ve also had a number of staff members who simply weren’t cut out for our business. Sure, they were good, hard-working people, but the writing was on the wall early on that they … [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...]

Rachael Sacks: Why PR Pros Are Different Than Publicists

By Shawn Paul Wood This post can be found here Forgive the headline. This nitwit does not espouse the definition of why PR pros are different than publicists. Rather, she is the proof in the proverbial pudding splattered all over her dress. I have often aforethought a contentious opinion on the said difference between PR pros and … [Read more...]

Tips for PR pros planning a 2014 editorial calendar

By Carrie Morgan  This post can originally be found here If you’re the kind of uber-efficient PR pro who organizes Outlook into client-specific folders, keeps client folders for years after they’ve evaporated, and alphabetizes books and CDs, this post is for you. If you’re a new PR professional still learning the ropes, this might … [Read more...]

Pros and Cons of Keeping Your Personal and Business Social Media Life Separately

Posted by Ann Smarty to Social Media Somewhat recently I have been seeing a trend developing with professional accounts on social media sites. They have been becoming more personal, and that line that was once so clear between personal and professional life is being blurred. People are even inviting their clients, bosses, coworkers and … [Read more...]

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