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creativity, PR Fish Bowl • December 6, 2011

Tuesday Tips: Make The Most Of PR Mailers

December is here, and tis the season of giving! But in PR, we like to “gift” media all year-long. Not your typical gift, but what we call “creative deliveries.” In short, your clients’ offerings artfully packaged to get maximum media attention. Yes, a pitch letter and a phone call will often be enough, but why […]

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PR Fish Bowl, public relations • December 2, 2011

Merry PR Mad Libs

The Global Language Monitor has released its list of Top Words of 2011. In the spirit of the holiday season, and with apologies to Mad Libs, we have created a press release template where you can use all ten words. Please enjoy it and feel free to adapt for any of your clients. Think of […]

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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 Shop.org 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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Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • November 22, 2011

Top Ten Gifts PR Pros Are Thankful For

10. TweetReach, Compete, TV Eyes: services which have our admiration 9. Mommy bloggers: who “get” our pitches and understand collaboration 8. Never again hearing a client ask “When will Oprah have me as a guest?” 7. Gayle King on the Early Show where there just might be hope for that request 6. The enduring power […]

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PR Fish Bowl • November 18, 2011

A November To Remember

In addition to the traditional Thanksgiving bounty of food and family, this month has offered its share of embarrassing political viral videos.  This cornucopia of candidate catastrophes demonstrates how powerful and influential social media has become.  Online social sharing is now as common, if not more, than reading the newspaper, and celebrating the successful is not […]

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Crenshaw Communications, PR Fish Bowl, public relations • November 15, 2011

Savvy Surveys That Work For PR

The nationally projectable consumer survey has long been a very popular tool in the PR arsenal. Polls on hot topics packaged effectively make easy work for time-starved media and are a great way to connect your client to the topical and timely. Win-win, right? Not so fast – there are surveys that succeed and surveys […]

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creativity, PR Fish Bowl, time management • November 4, 2011

If We Could Turn Back Time

Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend as we turn the clocks back and gain an hour. And we all know how valuable an hour of quality sleep is to mental and physical well-being. But you don’t have to take your hour in sleep; you can do other productive things with this “gift of time!” Here […]

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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 • October 25, 2011

When To Kill A Live Interview

This weekend, New York Jets star Darrelle Revis was instructed to hang up during a live radio interview by a member of the team’s PR staff after the conversation started to get testy. It seemed that the host was baiting Revis into saying something he’d regret (which could have hurt the image and selling power […]

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