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January 31, 2012

5 Productivity Tricks to Employ Now!

by: in: PR Fish Bowl

With the first month of 2012 almost at a close, everyone is reevaluating their New Year’s Resolutions. Are you still taking advantage of your new gym membership? Did you find a way to keep fried foods off of your dinner menu? Are you still volunteering at a local organization? But most importantly to those in…
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January 3, 2012

Tuesday Trivia: In Praise of PR

by: in: creativity, PR Fish Bowl, public relations

Happy 2012! We kick off the year with National Trivia Day, which is tomorrow. Trivia is an undying trend – from trivial pursuit to Jeopardy and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire to weekday Trivia Nights at your local bar. Public Relations professionals often need to be immersed in everything, from pop culture and politics to entertainment,…
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December 13, 2011

Tuesday Tips: Make the Most of Media Monitoring

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

Media monitoring is crucial, since agencies must provide most recent and relevant news to their clients. It allows speedy responses for any crisis or unfavorable situation, provides insight into consumer and influencer thinking, and creates new contacts and relationships. For example, by learning that editor Nola Weinstein of Glam.com was a fan of 20×200 prints…
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November 8, 2011

Tuesday Tips: Post-Event Events

by: in: Crenshaw Communications, measurement, PR Fish Bowl, public relations

Those running in the ING New York City Marathon this year had to prepare mentally and physically for race day, including eating the right food, training effectively, and developing the strength to last 26.2 miles! Training doesn’t end once they cross the finish line, though. Strategies for post-marathon training abound. Similar to the Marathon, media…
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October 21, 2011

TGIF: Did You Get the Memo?

by: in: measurement, PR Fish Bowl

In a fast-paced industry like public relations, long emails and flowery prose don’t cut it. Clients and colleagues appreciate memos that are quick and to the point because no one has time to filter through lengthy missives to understand what you need or what the next steps are. “Getting the memo” – and writing your…
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September 27, 2011

Tuesday Tips: So You Wanna be in a Holiday Gift Guide?

by: in: PR Fish Bowl

Holiday Gift Guides – the perfect resource for that unique gift each year, and great editorial exposure for PR folks. Who wouldn’t want to be included in a list of “must-have,” “gotta-get” products for the season? Almost every publication has one – from top newspapers to local TV to lifestyle magazines to technology blogs to mommy blogs….
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May 31, 2011

Tuesday Tips: The Hunt (for a Job…) is On!

by: in: PR Fish Bowl

With graduation season commencing (pun intended,) tens of thousands of graduates are looking for a job. The National Association of Colleges and Employers reported this year that the outlook is positive for college grads. However, everyone knows that doesn’t mean a job will be handed to you. Aside from sprucing up your resume and doing…
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April 26, 2011

Tuesday Tip: Avoiding Typos and Getting Grammar Right!

by: in: PR Fish Bowl

Typos happen. Everyone makes them, but if you’re not careful, you can end up on blogs, as the topic of office chitchat, or even in the news. (See here for how Adweek spelled “Zynga” as “Zenga” on the front page of its re-launch issue, causing a small backlash.) It’s human to overlook something that you’ve been…
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March 29, 2011

Tuesday Tip: HARO and ProfNet Dos and Don’ts

by: in: PR Fish Bowl

HARO (Help a Reporter Out) and ProfNet are great sources for PR professionals to get daily inquiries from reporters looking for content, interviews, experts and insight to help them complete a story. The sources typically send requests on a tight deadline, and the requests need to be treated with urgency. If the story being discussed isn’t…
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