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communications, Crenshaw Communications, media relations, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • September 15, 2020

6 PR Tips For Staffing A Media Briefing

In B2B public relations, one of the things we do regularly is arrange media briefings on subjects relevant to our clients’ business. Often these briefings translate directly into coverage. But even if they don’t, these meetings are important. They’re useful for relationship building and keep the dialogue going until the time when a company executive’s […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, media relations, leadership, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, time management • September 11, 2020

3 Tips For A Killer Media Tour

The media tour has been around for nearly as long as the PR industry. It helps build relationships between a brand spokesperson and multiple journalists over a short period of time. The term is a little misleading, however. It dates back to the days when authors would travel from city to city to promote a […]

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Crenshaw Communications, ImPRessions • September 9, 2020

How The Right PR Makes Better Business Deals

Although some call it “free advertising,” public relations isn’t free. It’s not even cheap. Like any other business investment, it’s only worthwhile if it pays off. The best PR programs are designed to meet business objectives, from product visibility to expansion into new markets. A successful PR campaign can also support or accelerate a liquidity […]

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communications, marketing, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, social media, time management • September 2, 2020

Newsletters Every PR Pro Should Subscribe To

Every good PR person has the same best friend – email. In the business of public relations, email is essential for communicating with partners, journalists and future clients. We’re not alone in this, but in the communication business, email still reigns supreme. It keeps us up-to-date on meetings, client communications and industry changes. In fact, […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, News, public relations • September 1, 2020

Crenshaw Nominated For 2020 PRSA-NY Big Apple Awards

The Crenshaw  team is delighted to be nominated for a 2020 PRSA Big Apple award. The Big Apples are the gold standard of excellence for PR practitioners in the New York metro area and celebrate the best work of PR agencies, companies, governmental bodies, and not-for-profit organizations during the prior year.  This year, we have […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, media relations, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • August 31, 2020

5 Ways to Build Better Journalist Relationships

For PR people, few things are more important than media relationships. Ties with journalists don’t guarantee results, but they’re an important entree to getting out the stories we tell for clients. Good relations with reporters and producers usually means your pitch will get a hearing at the very least. Often it means you’ll get valuable […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, News, public relations • August 26, 2020

Crenshaw Announces Two Promotions

As summer comes to a close, we are proud to announce two promotions at Crenshaw Communications. After nearly 2.5 years at Crenshaw, Katharine Riggs has been promoted from Account Executive to Senior Account Executive. Katharine established herself as a first-rate media guru on accounts like MediaRadar and Fractal Analytics. She works hard to support our […]

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ImPRessions, leadership, public relations, social media • August 25, 2020

The Myth Of The Social CEO

For business leaders, the rise of social media has powered a shift from public relations to public engagement. And most CEOs acknowledge the benefits of social engagement for their personal and corporate brands. Or do they? Only 39% of Fortune 500 CEOs have a social profile, and most who are active on social media use […]

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Crenshaw Communications, media relations, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • August 20, 2020

How To Get Media Coverage When You Have No News

When big things are happening at your organization, it makes the PR roadmap fairly clear. But what if you have no news? What happens when your big story from last quarter has run its course? Media relations can be a lot like that Ariana Grande song, “Thank U, Next.”  You’re only as good as your […]

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