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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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measurement, PR Fish Bowl • October 21, 2011

Did You Get The Memo?

In a fast-paced industry like public relations, long emails and flowery prose don’t cut it. Clients and colleagues appreciate memos that are quick and to the point because no one has time to filter through lengthy missives to understand what you need or what the next steps are. “Getting the memo” – and writing your […]

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PR Fish Bowl • October 18, 2011

Keys To Successful Media Events

I’m fortunate enough to work with great clients who understand the importance of creating tasteful , “mediable” events. Every quarter my team and I work very hard to put together something special for Verizon Wireless in order to showcase the latest and greatest devices on the market and we always learn something new. Below are my top […]

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PR Fish Bowl • October 14, 2011

Don’t Take My Landline! (yet)

This week may ultimately be remembered for other news stories, but the one touching most people I know is the great “Blackberry breakdown.” Millions of people were without emails for about 24 hours and a feeling of helplessness has prevailed. Yet, there remains the humble landline. Of course, pundits believe it will soon join its […]

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