Public Relations

CommPro.biz Named Semifinalist in 43North Venture Capital Competition

Compiled By CommPro.biz Editorial Staff New York, NY – CommPRO Global, Inc. (CommPro.biz) is pleased to announce it has been selected as a semifinalist in New York state’s 43North competition for startups. The company will compete with other semifinalists for a total of $5 million in potential funding. 43North attracts entrepreneurs from around the world…

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How to Avoid Copying When Writing Copy

By Vilan Trub, Business Wire With the explosion of news media on digital platforms came a constant onslaught of content for audiences to consume. The journalists penning that content are forced to break stories quicker and more often to attract and maintain readers. With the modern 24-hour news cycle, and speed motivating much of today’s…

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Master Your Media Interview in Four Easy Steps

By Dian Griesel, President of Dian Griesel International Talk shows and news shows alike heavily rely on celebrity interviews to boost their viewership and ratings. Of course, this is not a one-way street—celebrities can benefit from these TV appearances as well, since they usually have a new movie or TV show to promote. Ultimately, though,…

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Fess Up and Move On

By Virgil Scudder, President, Virgil Scudder & Associates Here’s a basic rule of public relations: when you mess up, fess up.  Then move on.  Get out in front of the story even if you’re a day late and a dollar short. Politicians, who far too seldom have solid public relations professionals on their teams, often apply this…

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#MelaniaTrump Speech – A Crisis Communications Lesson

By David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision PR Group The first night at the Republican Presidential Convention was supposed to highlight #MelaniaTrump, Donald Trump’s wife and introduce the next potential First Lady to millions of Americans.  Also it was hoped that Melania’s speech would start to soften the image of Donald Trump and allow voters a glimpse of…

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Communications Lessons from the 2016 Political Conventions

By David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision PR Group The 2016 political conventions are upon us.  Unlike political conventions of the past, the suspense is gone on who will be the nominee and no intense battles over party platforms are fought out at the conventions.  The political convention in this day and age is in many ways an…

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5 PR Lessons from the Trump Campaign

By Wendy Alpine, President, Alpine Communications Whether you love him or hate him, what Donald Trump’s campaign has accomplished so far into this election is astounding. He’s used every speaking engagement and media opportunity to his advantage, building masses of followers and constantly being the center of attention. “The Donald” has used his brand and…

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The Right to Remain Silent?

By Filomena Fanelli, CEO/Founder, Impact PR & Communications, Ltd. One of my favorite bits of public relations advice to give is this: build relationships when things are good. If you proactively tell your story, you prevent someone else from telling it for you. This past week our social media newsfeeds were chock full of images of…

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How You Can Monitor Press for Free Using Google Tools

By Jim Brock, Founder and Leader, MarketSpace In building MarketSpace, we’ve met with a lot of PR professionals and agencies. For all of them, a core discipline is tracking media mentions of their clients and products. It’s striking how many agencies rely on a combination of free services (mostly from Google) for this task. It’s a…

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Hillary Clinton Email Controversy – A Lesson in Public Relations

By David E. Johnson, CEO, Strategic Vision, LLC The long saga of Hillary Clinton and her private email server is finished.  FBI Director James Comey announced that the FBI would not recommend any criminal charges against Hillary Clinton.  The potential of a criminal indictment was a dark cloud hanging over her presidential campaign.  Comey did say that…

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8 Ways To Overcome “Blog-block”

By Dian Griesel, President of Dian Griesel International Finding ways to keep your blog fresh can be a real challenge…especially with a new blog popping onto the scene every half a second. That’s a lot of content to compete with out there! Here are several actions you can take to renew and refresh your blog’s…

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PR Gaffe at Golf’s U.S. Open

By Ronn Torossian, CEO, 5W PR The 116th U.S. Open held in Oakmont, Pennsylvania between June 16-19, saw one big problem, though ultimately it didn’t change the outcome. Here’s what happened. During the third round on the fifth green, Dustin Johnson caused his ball to move by what the USGA claimed. According to the USGA rules, that’s…

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Britain’s Image: Democracy at its Best or Worst?

By Neil Foote, President & Founder, Foote Communications LONDON – The fallout of BREXIT vote on the UK has been swift. Prime Minister David Cameron resigned only hours after the votes were counted. The British Pound has dropped 4% today, its lowest level in 31 years. Leaders in the some other European Union countries, such as Netherlands and France,…

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3 Ways to Make Your News Click-Worthy

By Melissa Baratta, SVP, Affect A study came out last week showing that 51% of online users are now getting their news from social media at least once a week. And for the 18-24 age bracket, social media has surpassed TV for the first time ever as the number one source of news. Just this morning at the doctor’s…

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Empowering Data-Driven PR Leaders of Tomorrow (Free Webinar On-Demand)

Webinar Overview This panel of industry influencers will discuss the traits of the successful PR leader of tomorrow.  Being a public relations professional in today’s rapidly moving, digitally driven landscape certainly has its challenges, but also tremendous opportunities to set yourself apart from others—yet only if you are brave enough to make the jump.  Our panel…

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Live at Cannes!

By Marcus Peterzell, EVP of Entertainment, Ketchum Sports & Entertainment When brands and artists hammer out plans to create content together, it usually happens behind closed doors. That notion was shattered at Cannes Lions Monday, where I had the pleasure of moderating, “The Art of the Deal: Let’s Make a Movie.” The Ketchum-sponsored session (our second, following last…

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The Importance of “The Perfect Match” for Comm Pros

By Vilan Trub, Business Wire From a chilled martini with olives to a hot dog with mustard, certain pairings work so well together that it would be difficult to imagine one without the other. These pairings are the result of a perfect match and Business Wire, the perfect match for anyone looking to reach targeted…

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