Sometimes creative agencies need the help of a public relations professional to come in as an expert consultant and client advisor. What is the missing piece for your agency? Agency life is exciting, but it is hard! Clients need attention, phones are ringing, teams are buzzing, employees are juggling competing projects and deadlines – all … Continue reading How to know if your creative agency needs a Public Relations Consultant?
This week's Prime Time PR Chat was focused on media relations. It came from a previous chat topic on press releases and my ongoing obsession with our industry's failure to address the issues around media pitching. I was lucky to have Jered Martin from OnePitch as my guest to discuss journalist relationships. OnePitch was "created by … Continue reading Media Relations – A Prime Time PR Chat About Best Practices in Media Relations
Tuesday's PrimeTimePRchat was exciting because it was the first time that we were able to benefit from having a guest moderator. Mary Beth West, APR, Fellow PRSA is an inspiration and force within the public relations profession. She openly and frankly speaks about the dark side of PR -- the ongoing ethical questions that we face and … Continue reading Ethics in Public Relations – A Prime Time PR Chat About How PR Professional Associations are Approaching the Ethics Debate
Update: Since our first talk, I started to ask more direct questions. This is what I know so far... A.L. is an award-winning journalist. Awards such as the Peabody, so real awards. He works for “an innovative, credible and relevant media organization” that produces news via a website, public radio program, podcast and social media … Continue reading Press Releases – A Prime Time PR Chat About Improving Media Outreach
Today's chat was exciting! As with any new project or event, there's always that moment of panic when you think no one is going to show up. My goal was to set the tone and to provide a comfortable spot for experienced professionals to discuss important issues facing our industry. The small but mighty group … Continue reading Introductions & Definitions – A Prime Time PR Chat About The Various Titles, Roles, Duties, and Responsibilities within the Public Relations Profession
People still ask me for tips and advice related to social media. I still love to have this conversation, although the method behind social media madness has changed over time, my advice, from years as a public relations professional and as a social media consultant managing brands for over 100 clients is generally the same. 2019 Trend … Continue reading How to Use a 360° PR Engagement Approach
Last week, marketing automation provider, Hubspot, experienced an issue with one of their critical infrastructure systems that supports many parts of the platform, apparently right after announcing upgrades to its enterprise suite. HubSpot, for those not aware, is widely credited for inventing and popularizing Inbound Marketing and creating the first scalable marketing automation platform dedicated … Continue reading Why HubSpot’s Crisis Communications Was Spot On