Category Archive: Public Relations

Nov 16

Practicing Guerrilla PR with ‘Help a Reporter Out’

Smaller organizations and non-profits often have a challenge in communicating their story to the media. Not only do they have limited staff and budgets, but today’s pool of journalists is smaller and busier. Enter Help a Reporter Out, a way of connecting journalists working on specific projects with subject matter experts in business or academia, …

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Sep 22

Responding to Online PR Issues Requires Advance Planning

How will you respond – or will you? Every month or so, we hear of another company facing a public relations crisis. More and more often, these originate on the Internet or have a strong online component. Responding in the face of a crisis or criticism has long been a function of the public relations …

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Sep 14

Helpful Guidelines for Writing Sponsorship Announcements

Tips on Constructing Underwriting AcknowledgementsFor Public Radio & Television Sponsoring a program on public radio or TV is just one part of a public relations or marketing strategy – the other part is getting public credit for your donation. In commercial radio and television, your investment typically provides you with time for what is appropriately …

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Nov 15

New Tools and Social Media Cause Practitioners to Sound Warnings about the Future of Public Relations

“The Future of PR” is the subject of a video compiled by the Council of PR Firms with commentary from various noteable principals and practitioners within the field. Although not a structured presentation, the video does touch on some of the major forces influencing the direction of public relations today, the majority of which are …

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Oct 28

Update: Calendar Marketing Approaches

In an update to our earlier post, “Getting Your Event on Your Audience’s Calendar,” will soon launch a cross-platform service that promises to put events like your company’s upcoming education seminars, your store’s upcoming sales events, your professional sports team’s game times, a golf course’s open tee times, or even relevant eBay auctions on …

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