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Archive for February, 2013

Giving Good Face

Posted on: February 28th, 2013 by Blair Kahora Cardinal 1 Comment

As often as possible, I meet in person with the reporters I regularly work with or those with whom I want to work. It’s not about impersonal networking and pitching my clients. It’s possible to accomplish challenging media placement goals via email or over the phone, but isn’t relationship building at the very core of our profession?

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Social Media: Helpful or Hindering in a Crisis?

Posted on: February 20th, 2013 by Staff

Social media can be both helpful and hindering in a crisis. For PR professionals, it’s no longer an option of whether or not to utilize social media during these times—it’s a question of whether you can effectively leverage its instant broadcast capability to your advantage, or if you will get swept away by the social media rumor mill.

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Mentoring the Next Generation of PR Pros

Posted on: February 18th, 2013 by Staff

It’s important for those of us in the field to coach the next generation of PR professionals and seek out the opinions of more seasoned communicators, especially since our industry is continually evolving.

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Public Relations-ships on Valentine’s Day

Posted on: February 12th, 2013 by Staff 1 Comment

Valentine’s Day offers three major lessons for public relations practitioners:
Valentine’s Day is Not for Everyone
Not Everyone Loves Chocolate
Clichés are Only Cute on Valentine’s Day

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Where Are They Now? (Part 4)

Posted on: February 8th, 2013 by Staff 1 Comment

For the fourth installment in our “Where Are They Now?” blog series, which highlights the career trajectories of former Buchanan PR interns, we feature Kellie Connors, who interned with the agency from November 2007 through February 2008.  Read on for Kelly’s experiences working in PR and her advice for those just starting out in the […]

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