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...]

8 Tips for Getting More Publicity for Your Events

Publicity pros stress the importance of creating exclusive content, targeting select press, and taking the long view when it comes to relationships.  It's not just the number of reporters and photographers at an event, but their influence and reach that counts, publicity pros say. Photo: Hechler Photography By Alesandra Dubin Publicity … [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...]

HIRING A PUBLICIST? READ THIS FIRST…

by londonnicole This post can be originally found here So, you’re the next incredible brand on deck and you’re ready to hire a publicist? Read this first: Know exactly what a publicist does. A publicist/PR pro is a public relations practitioner. And, public relations is the art of influencing public perception using strategic … [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...]

Fancy Yourself A Fashion PR Girl?

by Gemma Jones  This post can originally be found here   Ah fashion PR. Ever since the the high brand fashion PR girls (you know…the fashion media goddesses, such as the almighty OscarPR girl/Erika Bearman…) decided to publicly tweet, blog and Facebook away about her job antics..with you know the “usual” 9 to 5 agenda,  the casual name … [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...]

Lies Samantha Jones Told Me

This post can originally be found here I have a bone to pick with Samantha Jones of Samantha Jones PR. If we’re to believe this conniving liar [which, sadly, a lot of wide-eyed young publicists and publicists-to-be do], publicists are nothing more than glorified socialites, flitting from red carpet appearances to restaurant openings to the … [Read more...]