ESG Sustainability Awards Offer Important Guidance For Companies And Stakeholders

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Michael Diegelmann, cometis AG. For the original blog, please visit here. Many awards aiming to measure large companies’ ESG (environmental, social and governance) performance suffer from non-transparent jury selection processes. Meet the Integrity Star Award which presents a completely new approach and objectively evaluates companies against 4,000 criteria in their published sustainability reports….
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5 Great Results to Expect After Media Training

By Andie Davis There are many great benefits that come from media training, and not just for media interviews. If you get media interview requests, you will want experienced media trainers to guide you through the ins and outs (and the dos and don’ts) of being a great interviewee. Here are five ways media training can help:   Erase any…
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Be Polite and Reap the Communications Rewards

By Sean Dowdall We all grew up with parents supporting “please and thank you!” Well, it’s more than just a way to raise kids…being polite is a vital part of business communications. Here’s why: Politeness attracts positive attention. People notice mannerisms and tend to respond in kind. Seeing a smile or hearing one tends to make you smile too. Politeness gives tough…
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Top Trade Websites for PR Professionals in 2024

The PR industry moves at lightning speed and it’s important to keep up on trends, tactics and best practices to provide the best client service. Here’s a look at a few go-to sites for those working in Public Relations: O’Dwyer’s is the grande dame of PR trade sites. Started as a newsletter in 1968, it’s grown to include news of agency…
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The Intersection Of Public Relations And Public Policy: A Strategic Approach

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Chip Taylor, Novitas Communications. For the original blog, please visit here.   At the intersection of public relations and public policy is an opportunity for communication professionals to exert considerable influence. Public policy decisions can impact our client businesses and organizations, making it imperative for PR and communications experts to understand…
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The Importance of Community Relations in Healthcare

By Liza Batallones When you think of healthcare groups or pharmaceutical companies, maybe a doctor’s face pops into your head or that clever commercial with the unique-sounding drug name comes to mind. I know I can visualize almost every one of those commercials! You probably don’t think about sponsored support groups, school educational campaigns or recruiting efforts…but these are all…
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Newsjacking is an Effective Tool in your PR Toolkit

By Robin Carr Breaking news can dominate the airwaves and your news feed in the blink of an eye. It’s sometimes a great opportunity for companies/brands to draw traffic and engagement. Here’s one example; when Bruce Willis’ aphasia diagnosis was announced, the Landis team offered up experts on the disorder from client Centre for Neuro Skills (CNS) to local media….
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Essential Guide To Effective Communication Measurement For CMOs

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Anni Kosunen, Ellun Kanat. For the original blog, please visit here. For CMOs, understanding the importance of effective communication measurement is vital. Looking to validate and amplify their communication successes, CMOs – or chief marketing officers – need to be aware of effective strategies that truly reshape the broader landscape of…
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The Value Of A Global PR Network

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Gábor Jelinek, Executive Director. For the original blog, please visit here. Independent PR agencies usually seek membership in a regional or global PR network primarily because they want to expand their reach and do more business. And while PRGN members share several millions of dollars’ worth of business every…
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Best PR Stunts, Fails and Learnings of 2023 – Part One

Before 2023 is too far in our rear view, the staff at Landis shares their favorite PR stunts of the year…here’s Part One: Don’t Let Your Communications be on AutoDrive By Sean Dowdall Robotaxis carry on-demand riders in an autonomous vehicle without a driver. Cruise is one of the autonomous vehicle companies doing live testing on the streets of San…
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