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...]

PR DIARIES: TWEETING YOUR FEELINGS

by Charissa Lauren  The original post can be found here In the world of PR, we juggle back in forth on what I like to call the ‘personality aspect’ of branding. As we all know, Twitter has become an every day essential for proper business branding. Not only has Twitter become one of the most rapid and effective ways to interact with your … [Read more...]

PR pro habits that journalists despise

By Kevin Allen | This post can be found here Katie Burke has penned the post that many have been waiting for. On the HubSpot blog, Burke’s post, “S%*t PR People Do That Journalists Hate” provides a fantastic indictment of all the lazy, annoying, and stupid things that PR people do to try to get journalists to write about their … [Read more...]

7 underrated skills every PR newbie needs

By Jessica Malnik| This post can be found here   In an ideal world, nascent PR pros and neophyte journalists should know how to do a variety of things before they walk across the stage and get their diplomas.   There’s no need to be an expert in everything, but it helps to have some familiarity with a variety of tasks and … [Read more...]

What Do You Do When Your Venue Closes Days Before Your Event?

When the Children's Book Choice Awards planners arrived for load in, they discovered a lock on the venue's doors and had to act quickly to save the event. By Beth Kormanik | This Post can be found here The venue for the Children's Choice Book Awards changes each year, and planner Lizz Torgovnick of Sequence Events and her clients at the … [Read more...]

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