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Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • August 9, 2022

What Does Top-Tier Media Mean In PR?

In the PR world, when we kick-start a new engagement we may ask a client, “Where do you want to see your brand? When it comes to media, do you have a ‘wish list’?” Naturally, the initial response may be a preference for splashy stories in top-tier outlets like The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, New […]

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Crenshaw Communications, crisis management, ImPRessions • August 4, 2022

How Not To Get Cancelled: A PR View

After four months of ostracism for slapping Chris Rock at the 2022 Academy Awards, Will Smith has posted a video apologizing for his behavior. As apologies go, it’s late, but not bad. Yet as a PR observer, I’m not too concerned about Smith’s future. He’s a hugely successful actor with access to the best advice […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl • August 2, 2022

Pitching Podcasts: PR Tips For Success

In B2B PR, we’re always looking for ways to promote client stories, often through interviews with members of their senior leadership team. Podcasts are naturally part of that mix; they’re a great way to secure thought leadership opportunities, and they’re growing in popularity. In 2022, the number of monthly U.S. podcast listeners will increase by […]

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Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, time management • July 26, 2022

How To Work From Anywhere As A PR Pro

Over the last three years remote work capabilities have transitioned from a work perk to an industry-wide expectation, especially among PR agencies like ours. Now let me clarify something – working remotely isn’t the same as working from home. While working from home has traditionally meant the temporary ability to work from one’s house for […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • July 19, 2022

PR Tips For Using HARO, Qwoted and ProfNet

For PR teams, the most common way to secure media coverage involves announcements, data and proactive pitches. Yet there are always times when proactive pitching doesn’t work, or when announcements and data are relatively light. It’s times like these when PR folks must figure out how to supplement their planned pitching to continue to drive […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • July 13, 2022

Navigating Media At High-Profile Events

The bread and butter of B2B PR? Industry events. Whether your brand is making a splash at a trade show or an executive is speaking at a conference, professional events combine direct customer contact with press opportunities. And the biggest of these events – like the Cannes Advertising Festival, the Consumer Electronics Show, or the […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, media relations, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • July 6, 2022

Four “Old-School” PR Tactics You Shouldn’t Retire Just Yet

It’s not your grandparents’ PR industry. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, PR was evolving, with most of us replacing time-honored tactics with fresher and more digital methods. For example, media monitoring, once a tedious and time-consuming daily ritual, is now far more efficient given AI-assisted tech. Today content is dynamic; much of it can be […]

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Crenshaw Communications, ImPRessions, public relations • June 28, 2022

7 Reasons To Hire An Independent PR Firm

For a creative services firm – like ad, PR or marketing agencies – differentiation is key. One way agencies distinguish themselves is by touting their independent status. In the advertising world, that may mean the company isn’t part of a consulting firm. The implication is that its team is free to offer top creative and […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, time management • June 27, 2022

5 Ways To Amplify PR Efforts

The right public relations strategy allows brands to build visibility while creating or deepening connections with key audiences. But tools like press releases and feature story placements are just the beginning. Here are five ways to amplify PR efforts. Social media adds value Social media posts can be more than company news and updates. Brands […]

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