PR The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on PR en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT Pitching Practice: A PR-Checklist for Early-Stage Startups Early-stage startups don't need a PR firm to get press. Instead, they need to roll up their sleeves, do the work and execute. Wed, 23 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT Peter Kazanjy Old-Fashioned Press Releases Still Most-Trusted Communication Source (Infographic) Despite the growth of social media and other digital outlets, studies show that traditional PR is still tops when it comes to what readers believe. Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:00:00 GMT Kevin Allen Use These Twitter Guidelines to Avoid a PR Nightmare Before you send a single message out on Twitter, decide just what you want to do -- and what you don't -- when it comes to tweeting. Here are some guidelines to consider implementing for your Twitter campaigns. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 20:00:00 GMT Scott Levy The Esquire Guy on Handling a PR Crisis With Style Effective damage control all comes down to the tone. Sat, 29 Mar 2014 16:00:00 GMT Ross McCammon 7 Tips for Writing a Killer Press Release A press release isn't about clearing your desk or making the boss happy. It has just one goal: eliciting a call back from a reporter. Here's how to do that. Fri, 21 Mar 2014 13:00:00 GMT Russell Working How to Create a Live Event That Spurs Social Buzz Leveraging a gathering in the physical world can have a ripple effect in the digital realm. Mon, 17 Mar 2014 16:00:00 GMT Gabrey Means and Cassie Hughes Will Nasty Emailer Kelly Blazek Lose Her 'Communicator of the Year' Title? A business-communication industry group that named Blazek its Communicator of the Year in 2013 said an ethics committee is currently evaluating how to address her venomous leaked messages. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 17:20:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Upping the PR Ante With 'Experiences' As the startup ecosystem continually gets flooded with new ventures, getting media attention is becoming more and more difficult. Including PR experiences could help you rise above the crowd. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:30:00 GMT Gabrey Means and Cassie Hughes 25 Ways to Make Your First Online Sale Don’t let the simple concept of a first sale mislead you. Obtaining that first customer can sometimes be a long, arduous battle. Here's how. Tue, 18 Feb 2014 12:30:00 GMT Mark Hayes 8 Ways to Make Reporters Fall In Love With Your Startup Give reporters what they really want: timely, useful information that can help them do their jobs. Just don’t be a pest about it. Sun, 16 Feb 2014 15:00:00 GMT Michelle Garrett How to Assemble a Creative Team That Clicks A creative team must include people with varying backgrounds and interests, but it’s to your benefit to make sure the team works as a finely tuned unit. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 13:00:00 GMT Gina Smith A Racist Sign at Sonic and 5 Other Franchise PR Disasters From YouTube gross-outs to hashtag horror stories, check out these six PR nightmares at U.S. franchises. Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:53:00 GMT Kate Taylor How to Generate Publicity on a Shoe-String Budget Our PR expert Ivan Ristic offers up advice on how companies can use publicity to increase website traffic. Wed, 27 Nov 2013 16:00:00 GMT Ivan Ristic How to Separate the PR Pros from the Posers With the world of media constantly changing, public relations expert Ivan Ristic gives us the lowdown of what makes a good PR person in today's landscape. Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:00:00 GMT Ivan Ristic Has the Oprah Effect Diminished? A mention on Oprah's Favorite Things list used to be golden for businesses. But with her list now only in magazine format, is the same still true? Fri, 08 Nov 2013 20:54:00 GMT Andrea Huspeni How Your Alma Mater Can Jumpstart Your PR In the publicity game, you'll want to cover all of your bases -- even the ones right under your nose. Mon, 04 Nov 2013 13:30:00 GMT Kai Sato 5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your PR Agency Hiring a PR firm to help your brand isn't the end of the exchange. Maintaining a healthy back-and-forth is pivotal. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:40:00 GMT Carm Lyman