I am a Millennial who recently graduated from college and moved to a brand new city one month after graduation. I worked for a few months as a waitress while I applied to a number of PR agencies and tried to meet new people. If you’re in college or thinking of making a career change, here are my 10 tips to help prepare you for life in public relations.
Social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram give music artists some powerful communication tools for branding, promotion, and public relations. To make sure that music labels, industry reporters, entertainment bloggers, and fans are benefitting from your content, here are 11 tips to help you hit high gear.
I can’t overstate the principle of Be Prepared when you’re the voice of a company. With the advent of social media, every facet of running a business is now “on camera” and “on the record.” A casual remark at a picnic or an innocent tweet to a soon-to-be Michigan Wolverine football player can thrust you and your enterprise into print or into the Twitterstream in lightning speed. When the media comes calling or tweeting, having a sense of order and focus are critical. Here are 13 tips to help you be Game On when the media calls, tweets, or texts.
In the absence of a conversation in the LB Smith Ford Lincoln showroom between a salesman and a customer, direct-to-fan (D2F) engagement is the most effective path to create, build, and sustain a community of fans and consumers.
Our Harrisburg Social Media Club has been active for two years now, and we have a diverse membership of entrepreneurs, media, academics, B2C, B2B, and the public sector. Why would business people, joined by the principle of If you get it, share it, want to spend time after work tweeting, Instagramming, and Facebooking with strangers? Is there any business value to this stuff? Isn’t Twitter inane chatter? With Facebook’s user base surpassing 1 billion, it’s inane to waste time discussing the communications heft of social media.
If you’re in business, you have a story to tell and customers waiting to hear it. Thanks to social media, sharing your news is easier than ever, but reaching out to the media with story pitches and ideas still requires professional protocol and a clear understanding of what reporters need. How can you attract the media’s attention and secure ink, mentions, or Internet space for your stories? Here are 5 reporters’ insights:
The online social scene is merely an extension of your real life social scene. Branching out into the online social space can feel like a big leap for some, but with a few simple steps you can keep your tweeting above reproach.