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...]

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 Lori & Cher Show

Don't forget to join us tonight on Youtube at 9PM. We are broadcasting live with the one and only Anje Collins, the co-founder of Women In PR. We'll be talking all things "PR Related" including the LA Clippers PR Nightmare from all sides. Join us and submit your questions right here:https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/c6krgsevbho5321kq0rfbkfm3cs … [Read more...]

A PR pro’s 10-point media relations checklist

By Austin Cross   This post can be originally found here   We've got a different kind of 10 commandments for you today. Shortly after Johannes Gutenberg gave the world the printing press, someone invented the PR pitch. Or, at least, they probably did, because it wouldn't be long before medieval Europeans realized mass communication … [Read more...]

5 tasks for every PR person’s daily to-do list

By Matt Cochran   Post can originally be found here Spring weather and the fact that the year is a quarter over make it an excellent time to examine what’s working in your daily routine and what needs to be adjusted. Recently, I analyzed my day and identified five habits that underpin a typically successful day at the office. … [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...]

Five Ways to Fight Spin and Change the Perception of the PR Industry

By: Gini Dietrich      This post can originally be found here Last night, at Third Tuesday in Toronto, a question came up during the Q&A portion. The attendee wanted to know if we’re ever going to win the fight against spin. Her point? Spin works. Negative campaigns work. We want to watch the train wrecks. We’re more interested … [Read more...]

4 Common Mistakes PR Pros Make on Twitter

This post can originally be found here by Ben Murray   Twitter is by no means a new platform, yet for some reason, many PR pros—and professionals of all stripes—continue to misuse, misunderstand and not fully take advantage of it. Here are four common mistakes PR professionals are making on Twitter, and how they can fix them. Lacking … [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...]

10 signs you’re an old-school PR pro

This post can be found here Can you imagine pitching media without email or distributing a press release without online forms? Think about how long that would take. It’s been less than 20 years since people started adopting Web-based email as one of their main forms of communication, and using the Internet as the tool to do everything … [Read more...]