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communications, Crenshaw Communications, media relations, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • January 26, 2021

The Future Of Conferences And Events: A PR Planner’s View

A year ago, our B2B Tech PR clients were finalizing their 2020 conference speaking strategies, looking forward to sponsoring or winning speaking gigs at tech stalwarts like Cannes Lion, DreamForce, and Hubspot INBOUND. That was then. As the pandemic hit the U.S., I recall the first big event to cancel was South By South West […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, media relations, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, reputation • January 19, 2021

When is It Okay To Get Political In Brand PR?

It’s (finally) Inauguration Week. With a new government starting, it’s a good time to look back at how brands communicated during the turmoil of the Trump administration, and how it informs new norms.  Many of us were raised with the idea that it’s bad form to speak about religion or politics. Brands historically have followed […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, media relations, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • January 14, 2021

5 Reasons Your Story Wasn’t Picked Up: A PR View

Every experienced PR person has had their share of media opportunities that looked promising but never resulted in coverage. In fact, most can recall a particular occasion where everything went right, whether it was a full interview or a quick comment, and nothing came of it. Although there’s no magic to guaranteeing a 100% coverage […]

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Crenshaw Communications, ImPRessions, public relations, reputation • January 11, 2021

Big Business Must Help Us Unify

Pundits and politicians have bemoaned our country’s cultural and partisan divisions for years. Yet things have gotten worse. There’s just not much that brings us together these days. We’ve seen an erosion of confidence in our major institutions –  government, faith groups, and media, among others. I’ve long thought that this perfect storm of disunity […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, media relations, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, social media • January 6, 2021

How Influencers Can Elevate Your PR Campaign

As digital content consumption continues to grow, PR pros are always looking for ways to target specific audiences through social media. We know the power that social media campaigns can wield – from amplifying earned media that PR generates to marketing products. And adding influencers to the mix can boost those PR efforts exponentially.  Influencers […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, media relations, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, technology, time management • December 29, 2020

PR Tips For Securing A TV Segment

In PR, broadcast pitching is sometimes underused and overlooked when it comes to securing coverage for clients. From national outlets like CNN, Fox Business or the Today show to local affiliates, a solid broadcast segment can make a lasting impact. Broadcast segments typically have a large and high-quality reach in real time, and they live […]

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Crenshaw Communications, ImPRessions, public relations, reputation • December 23, 2020

PR Hits And Misses Of 2020

It’s that time of year — when observers trained in PR and reputation weigh in on the brands and personalities who made news in good and bad ways during the year. But 2020 is different from previous years. Many stories that might otherwise have made news were overshadowed by two monsters — the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • December 23, 2020

A PR Pro’s Letter To Santa Claus

Dear Santa, What a crazy year it has been. We started strong but were hit with a big curveball. We adjusted, thinking all would be back to normal within weeks. How wrong we were!  This holiday season will look a little different from years past, but we’re hopeful for new beginnings in 2021. On behalf […]

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communications, Crenshaw Communications, media relations, PR Fish Bowl, public relations, time management • December 17, 2020

Three Questions A PR Person Should Never Ask A Reporter

As a PR pro, you are constantly communicating with reporters, whether it be pitching, coordinating interviews, or interacting on social media. Staying in contact with relevant contacts is one of the most important aspects of PR. But to maintain these valuable relationships, it’s vital to remember your role and not overstep boundaries. Here are several […]

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