Category Archives: PR

What Are Your Toughest PR Challenges?

I just finished an interesting article by Mickie Kennedy in PR Daily discussing three of the toughest challenges PR pros face. She lists battling stereotypes, getting heard and everyone thinking they know everything as her biggest hurdles—for the most part I agree, but for different reasons. Ms. Kennedy says PR pros are seen as manipulators…
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Be Wary of New Crop of “Free” and “Unlimited” PR Distribution Services

Just this month, I’ve received dozens of emails and multiple phone calls from various press release distribution services offering “special pricing” for an “unlimited number of press releases.” As enticing as that all sounds for $49 per month, after years of following the Business Wires and Marketwires of the world, I’m wary of this crop…
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Webinar: Eight Techniques Every PR Champion Should Know

You may be asking yourself, what exactly is a PR champion? Is that someone that knows everything there is to know about PR? Not necessarily. It wasn’t until after listening to a recent Vocus webinar, "The Eight Techniques of the New PR Champion," that I began to understand the inner workings of what makes a…
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Five Ways to Use Twitter for Better PR

There are many articles on how to use Twitter for business, and DJA takes full advantage of this social media platform to build community and to promote our clients’ news, activities, accomplishments and new product introductions. But I’ve also found that Twitter is an invaluable tool for a more indirect, but equally as important service…
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Marketing Execs Prefer Small Agencies

Good news for those of us working in boutique PR agencies! A new study by the Horn Group and Kelton Research says marketing execs prefer to work with smaller firms who operate like collaborative partners and push for innovation. The study found that 86 percent of the MEs who responded prefer to work with smaller,…
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