Daily PR Brief – Fri 05/31/19


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Tips For Building A Strong Agency-Client Relationship (Forbes – May 31, 2019)

10 annoying workplace communication behaviors to avoid (PR Daily – May 31, 2019)

“An Element Of Panic”: PR Industry Responds To Bayer/FleishmanHillard (The Holmes Report – May 31, 2019)

Tips for Returning to Work After Vacation (Spin Sucks – May 31, 2019)

Good and Bad PR: McDonald’s are the bees knees but it sounds bad for the Spice Girls (PRmoment – May 30, 2019)

Three Basic Mistakes To Avoid If You Want Your PR Campaign To Gain Traction (Forbes – May 31, 2019)

Tips on pitching the media (HMA Public Relations – May 30, 2019)

2 PR Trends Percolating Right Now; PR Industry Growth Holds Steady at 5% (Business 2 Community – May 30, 2019)

PR in the Age of Voice Search (Firefly Communications – May 31, 2019)

New Study Warns of the Danger of ‘Junk News’ (Glean.info – May 31, 2019)

5 ways to develop global PR experience without leaving the country (PR Daily – May 30, 2019)

Summary Section:

Tips For Building A Strong Agency-Client Relationship
By Matt Bowman, President of Thrive Internet Marketing Agency
Forbes – May 31, 2019
Whether you’re on the agency side or the client side, a strong relationship with great communication and established expectations is essential for maximizing the chance of a successful and meaningful business relationship.

10 annoying workplace communication behaviors to avoid
By Dianna Booher
PR Daily – May 31, 2019
Are you an interrupter or a story topper? Do you suffer from listening intolerance? Kick these irksome habits to salvage your reputation and credibility.

“An Element Of Panic”: PR Industry Responds To Bayer/FleishmanHillard
By Maja Pawinska Sims
The Holmes Report – May 31, 2019
Public affairs practitioners have many concerns about Bayer’s handling of the Monsanto stakeholder mapping case, which has resulted in FleishmanHillard’s suspension.

Tips for Returning to Work After Vacation
By Whitney Danhauer
Spin Sucks – May 31, 2019
Coming back to work after vacation can be stressful. In our #SpinSucksQuestion, Whitney Danhauer dives into tips to make your return manageable.

Good and Bad PR: McDonald’s are the bees knees but it sounds bad for the Spice Girls
By Shannon Peerless
PRmoment – May 30, 2019
Good and Bad PR: McDonald’s are the bees knees but it sounds bad for the Spice Girls.

Three Basic Mistakes To Avoid If You Want Your PR Campaign To Gain Traction
By Richard Lorenzen, CEO of Fifth Avenue Brands
Forbes – May 31, 2019
There are several reasons why your PR efforts may be delivering less-than-stellar results.

Tips on pitching the media
By Alison Bailin
HMA Public Relations – May 30, 2019
In addition to working in public relations, Alison writes for about two dozen media outlets across Arizona. Here are pitching tips she has for PR pros.

2 PR Trends Percolating Right Now; PR Industry Growth Holds Steady at 5%
By Michelle McIntyre
Business 2 Community – May 30, 2019
In case you missed it The Holmes Report reported in April that public relations industry growth held steady at about 5%. Here’s an excerpt from their story on this followed by two warm PR trends I see driving demand.

PR in the Age of Voice Search
By Charlotte Stoel, Group Client Services Director at Firefly Communications
Firefly Communications – May 31, 2019
Charlotte Stoel takes a look at what voice search means for public relations staff – and how they can get on top of the trend now.

New Study Warns of the Danger of ‘Junk News’
By William Comcowich
Glean.info – May 31, 2019
Junk news – or content from disreputable sources – is shared on Facebook and Twitter four times as much as content from reputable, trusted news outlets, according to a new study.

5 ways to develop global PR experience without leaving the country
By Arhlene Flowers
PR Daily – May 30, 2019
Are you looking to develop international communication skills? Here are some tips for making yourself a desirable candidate for global communications roles.


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