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RIP MS Paint, Coach Goes on a Shopping Spree & Defining Clickbait

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Good afternoon, lunch breakers! To all the new PR professionals out there, navigating a new industry can be tough, especially when you hate the dress code. In epic Shark Week news, Michael Phelps has finally met his match in the form of great white shark. This week we’re talking… Continue Reading RIP MS Paint, Coach Goes on a Shopping Spree & Defining Clickbait

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Winter Is Here with PR Lessons, Customer Service Chatbots and the Emboldenment Effect

Lunch Break: July 18

QUICK PR READS YOU CAN TACKLE BETWEEN BITES Happy Tuesday, Lunch Breakers! By now, if you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you’ve had plenty of time to digest the Season 7 premiere. No spoilers in this post—this author is still seven seasons and a couple of Ed Sheeran albums behind. Speaking of GoT, in this… Continue Reading Winter Is Here with PR Lessons, Customer Service Chatbots and the Emboldenment Effect

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It Isn’t A R.A.C.E.: Taking PR Foundations into the Field

It is not a R.A.C.E.

If you were asked to detail the formulaic process of a public relations professional, what would you answer? My university’s “Introduction to Public Relations” course would suggest you follow “R.A.C.E.”: Research: Conduct a situation analysis by investigating a client’s market, strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Action: Brainstorm strategic implications and recommendations to formulate a client-specific… Continue Reading It Isn’t A R.A.C.E.: Taking PR Foundations into the Field

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Pitching a story cold? Try changing the subject (line).

Changing the Subject (Line)

As a local TV reporter, my inbox, along with all my other colleagues in the newsroom, was ever expanding by the minute. 10 percent internal e-mails from sources, assignment desk and the news director. The rest was filled with dozens of account executives and publicists trying to entice me with the “news” of their client’s… Continue Reading Pitching a story cold? Try changing the subject (line).

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Influencer Power, Writing the Hard Speeches, and PR for PR

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Quick PR Reads You Can Tackle Between Bites Happy first Tuesday in May! Last night was the highly anticipated Met Gala, a.k.a. “The First Monday in May,” where celebrities and fashion luminaries gathered to honor avant garde fashion master Rei Kawakubo’s career. My choices for best dressed are Rhianna in straight-off-the-runway Commes des Garcon, and… Continue Reading Influencer Power, Writing the Hard Speeches, and PR for PR

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College Students: Invaluable Assets in Your Focus Group

Meet Mary Cobb

As a college student in a professional setting, I immediately recognized the contribution my fellow classmates can offer focus groups. An effective focus group has a developed purpose, seeks participants with key attributes, and maintains a collaborative atmosphere. A college campus provides opportunities for a diverse education coupled with invaluable collaboration. It is an environment… Continue Reading College Students: Invaluable Assets in Your Focus Group

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Meet Adam Yosim: 3 Key Ingredients to Whip Up PR Success

Meet Adam Yosim

“Make something yourself.” Little did I know, those three words from my mother during a visit home from college would spark one of my greatest passions: Cooking. It also didn’t hurt that my mom happened to be watching a meatball throwdown on Food Network. “That looks delicious,” I thought, as I watched the Long Island… Continue Reading Meet Adam Yosim: 3 Key Ingredients to Whip Up PR Success

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Webinar: Secrets to Managing Successful Events

Peter Stanton Events

From Papal Visits to Product Launches with Peter Stanton Bulldog Reporter, a longstanding leader in public relations news, hosted a webinar with Stanton Communications’ CEO Peter Stanton last week. In the webinar, Peter shared his experience from past events (including the 2015 New York Papal Visit and organizing the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner,… Continue Reading Webinar: Secrets to Managing Successful Events

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The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up Your Media Lists

Tidying up Media Lists and Sparking Joy

If you haven’t heard of Marie Kondo by now, chances are you are already a super organized human being who doesn’t stare at their closet as if it holds the mysteries of time. Her mega blockbuster how-to book, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, offers not just tips on decluttering living spaces, but a… Continue Reading The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up Your Media Lists

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How different is PR in Germany and the U.S.?

PR in U.S. versus Germany

How does the practice of PR differ between the U.S. and Germany? It’s surprisingly similar, says Panama PR’s Meike Grisson Meike Grisson of Panama PR recently visited Stanton Communications on a professional exchange program, and discovered a lot to love during her exploration of the practice of PR in the U.S. She talked with us… Continue Reading How different is PR in Germany and the U.S.?

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