Daily PR Brief – Mon 01/07/19


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

media monitoring service Five Lessons Learned From Owning An Agency (Forbes – January 7, 2019)

Bring the human back to work (PR Week – January 7, 2019)

Online Privacy Becomes Top Concern in 2019 (O’Dwyer’s – January 4, 2019)

Don’t panic over ‘peaking’ social media—just prepare (PR Daily – January 6, 2019)

Public Speaking Advice for the CEO in Crisis (PR News – January 4, 2019)

Context is Key for a Successful Communications Plan (Spin Sucks – January 7, 2019)

Working Remotely: How to Remain Proactive & Productive (SHIFT Communications – January 7, 2019)

A 5-Question Primer for Pitching Podcasts (PR Couture – January 4, 2019)

10 PR trends for 2019 (Babel – January 7, 2019)

Straight talk about public relations: Get to know agency founder and author Rob Wynne (Muck Rack Blog – January 7, 2019)

Summary Section:

Five Lessons Learned From Owning An Agency
By Eric Fowles
Forbes – January 7, 2019
Make sure your mission is authentic to the core of what your leadership and company really are.

Bring the human back to work
By Rich Goldblatt, Executive Vice President, M Booth
PR Week – January 7, 2019
If once, the challenge was digitizing the workplace, the challenge now is to humanize it.

Online Privacy Becomes Top Concern in 2019
By Jon Gingerich
O’Dwyer’s – January 4, 2019
90 percent of Americans think technology companies such as Google, Facebook, Apple and Verizon should make a better effort in terms of self-regulating how they collect and share consumers’ online personal data.

Don’t panic over ‘peaking’ social media—just prepare
By Robby Brumberg
PR Daily – January 6, 2019
As users flee powerhouse platforms for nimbler niche communities, communicators can get in on an assortment of ground floors. Which ones, though?

Public Speaking Advice for the CEO in Crisis
By Seth Arenstein
PR News – January 4, 2019
For the CEO who’s addressing a pure PR crisis, authenticity is key.

Context is Key for a Successful Communications Plan
By Laura Petrolino, Chief Client Officer at Arment Dietrich
Spin Sucks – January 7, 2019
Don’t create your communications plan in a vortex. Learn to evaluate your organization’s goals, culture, and environment to set your plan up for success.

Working Remotely: How to Remain Proactive & Productive
By Brittany Joyal
SHIFT Communications – January 7, 2019
Remote working encourages a sense of work/life balance while promoting a sense of uninterrupted connectiveness. Check out these productivity hacks.

A 5-Question Primer for Pitching Podcasts
By Cher Hale
PR Couture – January 4, 2019
Five questions to ask BEFORE pitching to podcasts.

10 PR trends for 2019
By Sophie Payne
Babel – January 7, 2019
From artificial intelligence (AI) and influencer marketing to ethics and diversity: 2019 is set to be another year of disruption for the communications industry. …

Straight talk about public relations: Get to know agency founder and author Rob Wynne
By Jessica Lawlor, CEO at JL&Co.
Muck Rack Blog – January 7, 2019
We checked in with Wynne to learn more about his new book, the biggest challenge facing PR pros, and whether he thinks PR and marketing are converging.


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