Daily PR Brief – Wed 09/04/19

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Virginia Department of Police Issues Public Relations & Advertising RFP (Everything PR – September 4, 2019)

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Hurricane Season Brings Out the Best, and Worst, Disaster Communications
By Justin Joffe
PR News – September 3, 2019
A sound social strategy during prep and recovery efforts can go a long way toward helping people withstand, and, if necessary, rebuild.

How to be a manager in PR
By Jodie Brazier
PRmoment (UK) – September 3, 2019
As a comms consultant specialising in Science PR at a B2B PR agency, TopLine Comms in London, I’ve recently taken on a management role. Here’s what I’ve learnt so far.

Three Simple Ways To Boost Your Personal Brand
By René Shimada Siegel, Founder/CMO of Connext
Forbes – September 4, 2019
You already have a personal brand. We all do. So if your brand is already out there, why should you work on improving it?

Press release vs. email pitch: 500 journalists weigh in on their preference
By Delaney Kline, Growth Specialist at Fractl
Muck Rack Blog – September 3, 2019
In a new industry report, The Fractl team surveyed 500+ journalists at publications like HuffPost, CNBC, and Bustle. In this post, we’ll explore the pros and cons to both email pitches and the press release format using data from our study.

How communicators can learn to speak ‘CEO’
By Ted Kitterman
PR Daily – September 3, 2019
It’s more essential than ever for communicators to become strategic advisors to corporate execs, but that means they must become fluent in subjects that matter to business leaders.

In Government Organizations, Refuting Rumors with Facts is Typically More Effective than Responding Emotionally
By Joon Soo Lim
Institute for Public Relations – September 3, 2019
When a crisis strikes a governmental organization, refuting rumors and accusations with facts is more effective than expressing anger at the claims and describing them as unfair.

Take An Unplugged Vacation Every Time With These Tips
By Gini Dietrich, Founder and CEO of Arment Dietrich
Spin Sucks – September 3, 2019
Taking an unplugged vacation is important for your mental health and they help you refuel the proverbial tanks of creativity and productivity.

Meet the 2019 BCA Campaign and Placement Award Winners
By Author: Faith Dye
PR Couture – September 3, 2019
A successful PR campaign now means integration of marketing, social media and influencer relations to truly impact a business’ bottom line.

September A Great Time to Being Planning 2020 PR Budgets
By Linda Healen
Amendola Communications – September 4, 2019
There may still be four months left in 2019 but 2020 will be here before you know it. Here are a few tips to help you get ready to plan your 2020 PR budget.

5 Misconceptions About Music Publicists (And Music Publicity In General)
By Ariel Hyatt
Cyber PR – September 4, 2019
The five biggest misconceptions that many artists have about music publicists, and what you need to know to make your music PR agency experience fantastic.

Acts of kindness: Raising awareness of benevolence
By Rob Smith
Influence (UK) – September 4, 2019
The CIPR benevolent fund, iprovision, has thrown its weight behind a new PR campaign aimed at raising awareness of the impact grant-making charities have on society.

Virginia Department of Police Issues Public Relations & Advertising RFP
By Jim Crickell
Everything PR – September 4, 2019
The Department seeks to obtain contractual services for creating a social media presence and content; create paid and owned advertising placement (e.g., social media, print, roadside, etc.), and all related administrative oversight services.

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