Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • March 9, 2012

Springing Forward And Coping!

Early  Sunday morning, we will move our clocks forward one hour.  As I do this, I will think about how this lost hour of sleep is going to affect me and my Monday! By then, I will feel exhausted.  I’m yawning just typing this. But this year, in order to avoid any sleepless drama I’m […]

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PR Fish Bowl, public relations • November 29, 2011

PR Holidays To Hijack

Yesterday, we celebrated Cyber Monday, a day that was brought to us by in 2005 after coining the phrase to recognize this day as the biggest online shopping day.  It’s not a “real” holiday but it is treated like one, and turned into PR gold every year. There are many examples of wonderful and wacky […]

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PR Fish Bowl, public relations • October 28, 2011

PR Horror Stories

In public relations, horror stories usually mean something has happened out of our control with a difficult or “no-win” solution.  But often the most terrible tales leave something to be learned. In honor of Halloween here are some hair-raising stories from an array of PR pros. Where is everyone? – The PR team for an […]

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PR Fish Bowl, public relations • September 2, 2011

12 Signs It’s September At A PR Firm

1. Clients who haven’t pulled the trigger on anything now want it yesterday. 2. Media can longer pretend they’re on summer vacation. 3. Staff start to hint around about “Autumn Friday” early closings. 4. You suddenly panic about holiday programs. 5. All your pitches seem to contain sports metaphors. 6. You crave new notebooks and pens for meetings. […]

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Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • July 12, 2011

How To Dress For (PR) Success

In the New York PR world, being fashionable and dressing appropriately needn’t be mutually exclusive. In my experience you should treat your work wardrobe like a PR campaign: first, know your “target audience!”  Do you work for a very corporate company that demands formal dress or a funky downtown firm that appreciates the fashion-forward? Get […]

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