Daily PR Brief – Fri 11/09/18


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Check out some of today’s best PR/Comms industry news clips:

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Four social media channels most communicators overlook (Communications Conversations – November 8, 2018)
Fast Pace of M&A Activity Likely to Keep Going (O’Dwyer’s – November 8, 2018)
Five Tips For Running A More Effective Community-Building Program (Forbes – November 9, 2018)
Holmes Report Announces 2019 SABRE Awards For North America And EMEA (The Holmes Report – November 9, 2018)
2018 Digital PR Award Winners Announced by PR News (PR News – November 8, 2018)
What Once Was Old, Now Is New – The Reinvention Of The Chatbot (SHIFT Communications – November 9, 2018)
Cision Stems Red Ink Tide (O’Dwyer’s – November 9, 2018)
How to Create an Effective PR & Marketing Strategy for 2019 (Business 2 Community – November 9, 2018)
10 Top Technology Tools for Public Relations Pros – Very Useful but Not So Well-Known Digital Apps for PR (Glean.info – November 9, 2018)
5 tricks to help your content go viral (PR Daily – November 9, 2018)

Summary Section:

Four social media channels most communicators overlook
By Arik Hanson, Principal of ACH Communications
Communications Conversations – November 8, 2018
Any social media marketer worth their salt is exploring these new and emerging social networks each month.

Fast Pace of M&A Activity Likely to Keep Going
By Steve Barnes
O’Dwyer’s – November 8, 2018
The pace of mergers and acquisitions in the public relations and integrated marketing communications sector shows little sign of slowing down, according to a survey just released by legal firm Davis & Gilbert.

Five Tips For Running A More Effective Community-Building Program
By Vijay Chattha, CEO and Founder at VSC
Forbes – November 9, 2018
A long-term commitment to community-building can pay off in an era when competitors effectively start copying each other’s messaging, trying to outspend each other at trade shows, and just end up creating noise and market confusion.

Holmes Report Announces 2019 SABRE Awards For North America And EMEA
The Holmes Report – November 9, 2018
The Holmes Group has issued its call for entries for the 2019 SABRE Awards in both North America and the EMEA region.

2018 Digital PR Award Winners Announced by PR News
By Melissa Hoffmann
PR News – November 8, 2018
We announced the winners and honored all of the finalists for the Digital PR Awards at our luncheon Nov. 8 at the Yale Club in New York City.

What Once Was Old, Now Is New – The Reinvention Of The Chatbot
By Jeffrey Freedman
SHIFT Communications – November 9, 2018
Check out some history about the chatbot and learn about how it was reinvented today to help us throughout our daily lives.

Cision Stems Red Ink Tide
By Kevin McCauley
O’Dwyer’s – November 9, 2018
Cision posted an 87 percent decline to $6M in Q3 losses from a year ago on an 11 percent boost in revenues to $117.2M.

How to Create an Effective PR & Marketing Strategy for 2019
By Emily Sidley
Business 2 Community – November 9, 2018
As 2018 comes to a close, now is the time to start thinking about your marketing plan for the coming year. What’s been working well? What hasn’t? What new strategies will you try for 2019?

10 Top Technology Tools for Public Relations Pros – Very Useful but Not So Well-Known Digital Apps for PR
By William Comcowich
Glean.info – November 9, 2018
These automated tools can improve media pitching, save time and generally increase efficiency and make life easier for PR pros.

5 tricks to help your content go viral
By Bob Keane, Editorial Director for JConnelly
PR Daily – November 9, 2018
You can’t predict what will be the latest internet fad, but you can position your content to hopefully catch the next wave of interest. Consider these insights.


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