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May 21, 2015

Top Tips For A Successful PR Media Tour

by: in: Crenshaw Communications, media relations, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, time management

As PR agency professionals we rely heavily on digital communication, but face-to-face interactions like “deskside” meetings can be invaluable. A well-executed media tour, or series of one-on-one meetings with journalists, can establish genuine, long-term relationships. While the media might not become your new weekend brunch besties (although maybe down the line!), deskside visits help you…
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September 6, 2013

TGIF: The Best PR Advice I Ever Got from Grandma

by: in: creativity, Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, time management

This weekend marks that most Hallmark-esque of holidays, Grandparent’s Day. While the day may have been created to sell more cards, the sentiment is a good one. It’s true, your grandparents may not use a smartphone or follow you on Instagram, but the odds are that advice you’ve received from them is applicable to the…
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April 30, 2013

Tuesday Tips: Tech Tools That Make PR Work, Work Better

by: in: Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, time management

Work demands are always changing, but thanks to technology, we can be better prepared, more organized and more confident of doing our job efficiently. Here are some great tech tools for PR pros and others to consider to make work…well…work better. 30/30 Task management can be daunting. 30/30 simplifies it and even makes it fun….
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April 9, 2013

Tuesday Tips: Everything I Learned in School Can Be Applied to PR (Or At Least a Lot!)

by: in: Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, time management

Every year, a new crop of college grads enters the work force with little experience, but as a recent college graduate, I’ve found that certain skills and practices from my college life can be put to good use in a busy PR firm. I’ve boiled it down to four key “must-do’s” for the transition from student…
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December 25, 2012

Tuesday Tips: PR Skills You Need (& won’t find on Google)

by: in: Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, time management

In a recent Seattle Times piece, Allison J. Head announced her qualms about new workers. Like many young PR folks today, I am a child of Google. As long as there’s been internet, we’ve had questions and Google’s had the answers. However, not every on-the-job dilemma can be solved by the master search engine. Here…
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July 23, 2012

Tuesday Tips: PR Internship Dos and Don’ts

by: in: Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, time management

by guest blogger Lauren Silverman In PR, tangible experience is just as important as classroom experience (if not more). Real-world opportunities build skills and provide an integral part of any career path. It is important to know at the outset that internships are a two-way street and it’s the intern’s responsibility to maximize the experience….
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July 9, 2012

Tuesday Tips: Managing Your Managers in An Agency Environment

by: in: Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, time management

by guest blogger Lauren Silverman In PR, it’s not uncommon to wear a few hats over the course of the day; one minute you’re a writer, the next an event organizer, and you’re always a juggler. Balancing work for multiple clients and managers requires not only the right organizational skills, but good communication with higher-ups….
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September 16, 2011

I Don’t Know How She Does It — Secrets of the Very Busy

by: in: Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, time management

A busy working mother promises her grade-schooler a homemade delicacy for the school bake sale. Having been shamed by the “stay-at-home” moms, she is crushed when she can’t follow through on her promise and instead purchases a pie which she artfully “distresses” and, voila – her secret is safe and her daughter delighted. This is…
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August 26, 2011

TGIF: One Habit of Highly Successful People – Sleep

by: in: Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, time management

  The days of bragging about how little sleep you need are so five minutes ago! The benefits of 7-8 hours of sleep are now well-documented and include everything from increased productivity to weight loss. The real issue, especially for Type A PR people is how to get those restorative hours. Fortunately, we work with…
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