Best PR Stunts, Fails and Learnings of 2023 – Part Two

Before 2023 is too far in our rear view, the staff at Landis shares their favorite PR stunts of the year…here’s Part Two: Photos courtesy of Pixabay Twitter as X By Polly Winograd Ikonen I wouldn’t actually call this my favorite PR moment of 2023, but it certainly ranks #1 in the “self-inflicted PR wound” category: The renaming of Twitter as X….
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Will Generative AI Replace Marketers and Content Creators?

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Katie Casciato – Roopco. For the original blog, please visit here. Over the past year, artificial intelligence (AI) has taken the world of marketing by storm as it has emerged as a powerful, rapidly evolving tool for automating content creation and other marketing-related tasks. In fact, the global market for…
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Five Steps to Manage Client-Agency Relationships

By Brianne Murphy Miller Note: This is a reposted blog by Public Relations Global Network. For the original blog, please visit here. All relationships take effort, and that includes the one between client and communications agency. Considering that “communication” is the function, these relationships deserve a bit more time and effort! Setting things up correctly at the start is key. If…
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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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How Preparing for New Business Is Just Like Going Back to School

Note: This is a reposted blog by our Public Relations Global Network Partner, Abbie Fink – HMA Public Relations. For the original blog, please visit here. I am working from my sister’s house this week. Not only am I enjoying her amazing cooking and considerably cooler temperatures, but I am also witnessing what she does to get herself ready to go…
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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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What media layoffs mean to PR professionals

By Brianne Murphy Miller   The reduction in working journalists is having a significant impact on the life of PR professionals. According to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of working journalists has decreased by more than 20% since 2018, with many newsrooms experiencing significant layoffs. In 2023, major media outlets such as the New…
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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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