2016 Presidential Election – Throwing Away the Rules of Politics and  Communications

It has been said that the 2016 Presidential Election and Donald Trump have thrown away the rules of politics and communications. Yet in many ways Trump and those in the Republican Party opposing him are replaying the communications strategies of the Republican Party in the 1960s when the Party would battle between conservatives and the ..

Book PR 101 – Elements of the Book PR Plan

Book Reviews Third party reviews of your book Take between 4 to 12 weeks Types of Reviews Newspapers Magazines Online outlets – Armchair Reviews, Midwest Book Review Paid reviews – Kirkus Review Types of Media Interviews Print –Newspaper –Magazine –Wire Service Radio Television Online Media interviews are third party endorsements Logos and interviews can be ..

Book PR 101

What Is Public Relations Public Relations is way to penetrate the public’s consciousness with your book. Public Relations allows you to reach a target audience and stand out from other authors in your genre. It cannot guarantee sales. It takes time. It is as hard if not harder than writing the book A typical public ..

PR 101 for Business – Finishing the Toolset

Speeches Speeches can be keynote addresses, panel discussions, or breakout sessions at a trade show. Speeches are designed to carry the company’s message before targeted audiences. Also many in the media often cover speeches at trade shows, business association’s meetings, and even civic clubs like Rotary. A company should always do a press release when ..

PR 101 for Business – Media Relations

What Does Media Relations Mean? Media Relations can be described as a company’s interactions with editors, reporters and journalists. The media can be newspapers, radio, television and the internet. The goal is to communicate a company’s newsworthy message, story or information using the appropriate media outlets. What Makes Up Media Relations? Interviews – company personnel ..

PR 101 For Business

What Is Public Relations Public Relations is way to penetrate the public’s consciousness about your company, products, or services. Public relations is a strategic communication process that builds mutually beneficial relationships between organizations and their publics. Public relations is the opposite of advertising. In advertising, you pay to have your message placed in a newspaper, ..

Chipotle Mexican Grill – A Strategic Communications Survival Strategy

Chipotle Mexican Grill is struggling to survive. The company has been hit with crisis after crisis. Last fall, Chipotle closed 43 restaurants in Washington and Oregon after six restaurants were linked to an E. coli outbreak. Then additional illnesses were reported in seven more states. In December 80 college students in Boston fell ill after ..