AMA: Top 3 PR Questions We Get From Clients

June 7, 2021 0 Comments

AMA: Top 3 PR Questions We Get From Clients Public Relations can be daunting for any company that’s just getting its feet wet. There’s a lot to unpack when it comes to understanding the various elements of a successful PR campaign, especially on how each tactic plays into the overall positive positioning of your company …

Top 3 Tips to Launch a PR Campaign for Startups

May 24, 2021 0 Comments

Top 3 Tips to Launch a PR Campaign for Startups So, you’re working with a startup who was fortunate enough to hire you for their PR needs. You love their innovation, guts and entrepreneurial mindset, but you also know it’s your job to be diligent, methodical and ensure everything is inline before launch.   Here …

10 PR Podcasts You Should Listen to Now

May 10, 2021 0 Comments

10 PR Podcasts You Should Listen to Now It seems like PR trends are moving faster than the mitten-wearing Bernie Sanders photo that went viral earlier this year. Not only are nimble PR professionals wise to stay on top of what’s trending, they should be on the lookout for opportunities to gain insight from others …

Diversity in Public Relations and Advertising

April 26, 2021 0 Comments

Diversity in Public Relations and Advertising Over the last year, the global pandemic has brought front and center a need that marketers already knew was there: diversity, equity and inclusion in public relations and advertising. While consumers for years have called for greater inclusivity in the ads they see and the articles they read, the …

6 Principles of Great Copywriting

April 12, 2021 0 Comments

6 Principles of Great Copywriting “A word after a word after a word is power.” — Margaret Atwood   Being a PR copywriter is about as behind-the-scenes as you can get. When most people come across an interesting article or social media post about the launch of a new product or service, they likely don’t …

Look How Far We’ve Come – Cheers to Trust!

March 29, 2021 0 Comments

Look How Far We’ve Come – Cheers to Trust! Time really does fly when you’re having fun doing what you love to do! I’ve been head-down in a state of flow since starting Trust Relations two years ago, and it wasn’t until recently that I had a chance to look up and truly reflect on …

How to Identify and Vet New Biz Leads that are the Right Fit for You

March 22, 2021 0 Comments

How to Identify and Vet New Biz Leads that are the Right Fit for You Pop quiz: What do most businesses have in common?  Answer: They have to figure out how to bring in new clients or customers on a rolling basis to use their products and/or services.  In the PR world, mid-to-large sized agencies …

6 Tips for Pitching Broadcast Media in Today’s “New Normal”

March 15, 2021 0 Comments

6 Tips for Pitching Broadcast Media in Today’s “New Normal” Broadcast pitching isn’t for the faint of heart, especially now with the revolving door of the television newsroom. It’s crazy to think that since the start of the pandemic, a media list created a only few months ago is likely out of date now, thanks …

What this PR Agency Owner Looks for When Hiring

March 8, 2021 0 Comments

What this PR Agency Owner Looks for When Hiring On a recent episode of our PR Wine Down podcast, we discussed best practices to help set young PR practitioners up for success. At the end of the interview, our guest flipped the switch by putting me in the interviewee hot seat and asked what characteristics I look …

What PR Students Really Need to Know Before Graduating

February 22, 2021 0 Comments

What PR Students Really Need to Know Before Graduating The advice I give my PR students changes year after year, considering the industry itself evolves so often. That’s especially true now, both pre- and post-COVID. Before the pandemic, I often told students to think deeply about what they wanted or needed out of a job, …