Daily PR Brief – Wed 11/16/19


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2019: Weber Shandwick And P&G Repeat Atop Global Creative Index (The Holmes Report – November 6, 2019)

Trust in communicators plummets, according to report (PRmoment (UK) – November 5, 2019)

Diversity In the Workplace (Spin Sucks – November 5, 2019)

Everyone has career regrets–here are my big 3 (Communications Conversations – November 6, 2019)

6 SEO Tips to Prep Client Websites for the Holidays (PR Couture – November 5, 2019)

Spokesperson endures empty chair humiliation (Media First (UK) – November 6, 2019)

How Agencies Can Safeguard Against Client In-Housing (Everything PR – November 6, 2019)

It’s Not Your Dad’s PR World Anymore (Amendola Communications – November 6, 2019)

How to Have Healthy Client-Agency Relationships (BLND Public Relations – November 6, 2019)

CEO Confidence Plummets Worldwide, Global Study Finds (CommPro – November 6, 2019)

China, the NBA and Hong Kong: Principles are not just for times we can afford them (Muck Rack Blog – November 5, 2019)

Summary Section:

2019: Weber Shandwick And P&G Repeat Atop Global Creative Index
By Arun Sudhaman
The Holmes Report – November 6, 2019
‘The cUUpcakes’ named top campaign, as Weber Shandwick retains top honors in Holmes Report’s annual ranking of creative excellence in PR, which also features the top firms on a weighted and regional basis.

Trust in communicators plummets, according to report
By Ralph Tench, Director of Research at Leeds Business School
PRmoment (UK) – November 5, 2019
We continue to live in interesting times as trust levels in communicators plumet.

Diversity In the Workplace
By Gini Dietrich, Founder and CEO of Arment Dietrich
Spin Sucks – November 5, 2019
The statistics prove we still have a long way to go to have diversity at work—and that the change must come from women and other minorities.

Everyone has career regrets–here are my big 3
By Arik Hanson, Principal of ACH Communications
Communications Conversations – November 6, 2019
Last week, I came upon this post on PR Daily detailing research that laid out employees top 10 career regrets. It was full of what I thought were some pretty interesting factoids about regrets in the career progression.

6 SEO Tips to Prep Client Websites for the Holidays
By Bernard San Juan III
PR Couture – November 5, 2019
Here are six tips from SEO pros on how to optimize your client’s website to get major holiday sales traffic.

Spokesperson endures empty chair humiliation
By Adam Fisher
Media First (UK) – November 6, 2019
Sky News presenter Kay Burley not only empty chaired Conservative Party chairman James Cleverly after he failed to appear on her programme, but she also delivered a furious three-minute rant.

How Agencies Can Safeguard Against Client In-Housing
By Jade Minh
Everything PR – November 6, 2019
Industry trends are pointing to a shift in the dynamic between client and agency. As more businesses begin to embrace the idea of bringing their digital marketing work in-house, agencies are feeling the squeeze.

It’s Not Your Dad’s PR World Anymore
Amendola Communications – November 6, 2019
Once upon a time, PR was primarily focused on hobnobbing with journalists. Today it requires a whole new set of skills for PR specialists.

How to Have Healthy Client-Agency Relationships
BLND Public Relations – November 6, 2019
Building a quality client base is key to growing a successful public relations agency. Here’s how you can form healthy client-agency relationships.

CEO Confidence Plummets Worldwide, Global Study Finds
CommPro – November 6, 2019
The confidence of global business leaders plummeted in 2019, according to the second annual Worldcom Confidence Index from The Worldcom Public Relations Group, the leading global partnership of independent public relations firms.

China, the NBA and Hong Kong: Principles are not just for times we can afford them
By Tim O’Brien
Muck Rack Blog – November 5, 2019
On another industry website recently, I came across an article on the risks for brands in weighing in on the Hong Kong protests that highlighted a disconnect that some in the PR business tend to make on the issue of principled decision-making.


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