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...]

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 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...]

Should ‘press release’ be part of your pitch’s subject line?

By Gijs Nelissen  This post can be originally be found here     Is it more effective to let email recipients know they are receiving a press release? Public relations professionals frequently ask that. As a provider of tools for PR teams, we were keen to find an answer. Stop, look, and listen In talking with a lot of … [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...]

How to Write a Rockstar Twitter Bio

By: Amy-Mae Elliott This post can originally be found here What does your Twitter bio say about you? Don't think in terms of cold, hard facts — what does it really reveal about you to others?As we've recently discussed on Mashable, your bio is one of the major factors that people take into consideration when deciding whether or not to … [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...]

Sold Out Summit Brings Women In PR From Around The Country

Sold Out Summit Brings Women In PR From Around The Country

After a successful, sold out, intense, but very educational Women In PR Summit in Houston, Texas at the Doubletree Suites Galleria. Women In PR is known for providing a way for students and professionals to learn what it will take to succeed in the public relations industry. Many PR professionals have been eager to give back as a keynote speaker … [Read more...]

HOW TO WRITE SO EDITORS DON’T HATE YOU

  This post can be found here As a writer, it pains me to say that I don’t always know exactly what people will gravitate to and read, instead, I try and identify the type of story a publication would choose to print, or not. While editing yesterday evening,  my frustration became so intense that I recalled  a post from Women in PR, “PR … [Read more...]