How to prepare for your next media interview: A PR professional’s advice
Preparing for an interview with the media can be a daunting task for many. However, interviews are part and parcel of a successful public relations strategy. And, with the right preparation, they can be enjoyable as well as hugely beneficial to your brand.
Stellar photography transforms PR campaigns. When it comes to coverage, a great photo can be the difference between your story landing the front-page of a publication or not being featured at all. Whether it’s launching a new product or announcing the latest recruit, it’s important to understand what type of photo a journalist will want to feature in their publication. This can be key in increasing exposure which is so important for public relations professionals.
Attending lavish corporate events, going on press junkets and getting a load of freebies along the way – that’s the life of a PR professional in a nutshell, right? Well, not really. While we’re not ones to shy away from a good old-fashioned soiree, there is quite a bit more to daily life in a tech PR agency. And if you’re results-driven, it makes it a lot more rewarding.
In part one of our recommended podcasts blog, we looked at some great podcasts to help PR professionals keep up-to-date with the latest trends in their given industry. In our second instalment, we’re highlighting some of the best content creation and technology podcasts for those looking to understand the digital landscape better. In no particular order, here are 10 more entertaining and insightful podcast series to listen to…
20 great podcasts for PR and marketing pros: Part One
There is no doubt that podcasts have had a surge in popularity in recent years. Whether it’s for comedic relief while you’re exercising or keeping up with current affairs on your daily commute, there is a podcast out there for everyone. Savvy PR professionals are always on the lookout for the latest industry insights and ideas, and PR podcasts are a great means of staying at the leading edge of trends. We’ve put together a list of 20 of the best public relations and marketing podcasts for Irish PR pros. In no particular order, this is the first installement. More to follow later in the week.
Marketing guru Philip Kotler has proven that consumers are five times more likely to be influenced by editorial copy than by advertising. Does this mean that PR and earned – rather than paid media – deliver the best brand impact?
Want to boost your business’s social media presence but don’t know where to start? With so many options available, it can feel like an overwhelming task. But by narrowing down the options and concentrating your efforts on just a few social media platforms, you can reap great rewards. Our guide to social media networks will help you to get on the right track to online success.
Confused about what public relations can do for your business? Despite the fact that a smart PR strategy can have a huge impact on the success of a business, not all business owners are clear on how exactly PR can help. Not only is it a cost-effective and crucial element of your company’s marketing mix, engaging with a public relations agency will also greatly help you to communicate key messages to stakeholders and beyond. Here are five things PR will do for your business .
Beaming sunshine, bright t-shirts and throngs of active techies - it can only mean one thing; its the annual Techies4TempleStreet treasure trail! Bigger and better than ever before, the fourth year of the event saw 186 teams and over 1,500 members of the Irish tech and business communities come together to raise funds for Temple Street Children’s University Hospital in a fun and innovative way.
It’s been an extraordinary year so far as we have just gone past the mid-point. The Irish weather has thrown up extremes that haven’t been witnessed for generations. The blizzards of early March seem a long and distant memory as the current heatwave continues to break records. Fortunately, the business and technology landscapes in Ireland have been much calmer, with growth continuing at a steady pace.