Event Sustainability: The Triple Bottom Line

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Danielle Dickinson – The Castle Group. For the original blog, please visit here. There is a lot of chatter in the events industry around sustainability and how frameworks such as the triple bottom line (TBL) and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors influence event planning. The triple bottom line leans into…
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Five Habits That Improve a PR Pro’s Productivity

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Samantha Frost – L.C. Williams & Associates. For the original blog, please visit here. In a career defined by busy, unpredictable days, PR pros are always looking for ways to be more productive. Here are five ways to help you work smarter – not harder – and…
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Replacing AI with EI (Emotional Intelligence)

By Makenzi Jordan Rodriguez  Empathy is a distinctly human trait. Whether we love or hate it, artificial intelligence (AI) has undoubtedly reshaped how we live, work and interact. From iPhones to self-driving cars, we have adapted our lives around technology, and most recently, AI. Despite AI’s robust capabilities, there is one crucial aspect that it will never be able to…
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The Rise of Micro-Influencers

By Brianne Murphy Miller Having the endorsement of someone who uses a product or service can greatly impact an organization’s ability to attract new clients. Many luxury brands hire celebrities, actors, and athletes to be influencers of target audiences in their marketing campaigns and the famous charge famously for their opinions. But what about smaller brands in local markets who…
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Is AI a threat or benefit to marketers and communicators? 2 PR pros weigh in

Note: This is a reposted blog by Kristen Dunleavy – Muck Rack. For the original blog, please visit here. Now, more than a half century since the birth of artificial intelligence, mass interest and adoption of the technology has accelerated in recent months, thanks to publicly available software like ChatGPT and Character.ai. This has created both an opportunity and a…
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Threads’ Way Forward

By Sean Dowdall  Threads Needs to Grow Up Fast – A Roadmap Threads has achieved an astonishingly successful launch by reaching 100+ million users in just five days.  The platform is a newborn baby that doesn’t have the luxury of taking months or years to develop. It needs to run fast to keep its vast community engaged and growing. It…
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Top AI Tools for PR and Marketing Pros

Are you feeling excited and terrified by the impact of AI? You’re not alone. With AI rapidly changing the world and the way we work, it’s essential to understand how we can use it to enhance our lives and careers. Generative AI tools can help with tasks such as brainstorming, copywriting, research, planning, and automating routine and time-consuming projects. This…
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The State of Journalism in 2023, according to Muck Rack

The highly anticipated Muck Rack 2023 State of Journalism Report, which the company released at SXSW on March 15, 2023, provides valuable insight into the ever-changing media landscape and how journalists perceive their work. Conducted with over 2,200 journalists worldwide, the survey results are fascinating. Among many other findings, the report indicates that economic uncertainty has impacted the work of…
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A Conversation with ChatGPT About AI and PR

By Diana Haven & ChatGPT You may have noticed a sudden uptick in buzz about a potentially revolutionary new AI-powered chatbot called ChatGPT over the holidays, which has very quickly become a potential game-changer for almost every industry, from academics and law to journalism and communications. A currently free tool from OpenAI that was released to the public in November…
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Back to the Trade Show – CES Redux

By Brianne Murphy Miller COVID upended a lot of the ways we work – remote working became the norm, people talked about the “great resignation,” and handshakes became a thing of the past. Trade shows, in all their schmoozy glory, were major casualties. For a few years, they existed only virtually, if at all, and didn’t have any of the…
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