Useful lists, steps and checklists to use when planning, implementing or managing PR audits, campaigns, strategies and more.

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SEO
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3 Simple Tips for Effective SEO

The March team recently sat down for a search engine optimization (SEO) training boot camp with startup marketer and SEO consultant drew Wallace (the lowercase “d” is intentional and drew’s personal preference) to discuss how to better…
Executives face to face, Challenges
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5 Tips for CEOs on How to Survive a PR Crisis

When a corporate crisis strikes, crisis communications is crucial for the survival of any company. In these turbulent times, the CEO must step up and take charge as the primary spokesperson. Unfortunately, countless examples of public relations…
Frog holding the globe
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Cleaner than a frog’s armpit – the joys of translation

Working in international PR, translations belong to our daily tasks. To make sure the content and correct meaning of articles, press releases or comments is transferred into another language we differentiate between translation and localization…
Statistics, Data, Analysis, Charts
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It’s Show Time! 5 Tips for Successful Event PR from a CES Vet

This post was first published by Lisa Sorrentino on March Communications' blog PR Nonsense. As public relations professionals, we live and breathe news. Often, the best platform to announce our clients' news is at an industry trade show.…
Statistics, Data, Analysis, Charts
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Top 3 New Year’s Resolutions for New PR Pros

This post was first published by Rebecca Ferrick on March Communications' blog PR Nonsense. My usual New Year’s resolution is to avoid making resolutions. In the past, I’ve been guilty of setting myself up for inevitable failure.…
Public Relations, PR
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How Business School Can Help You Prepare for a PR Job

When I graduated from business school, a whole world of professional options opened up for me. I could become a business developer, a financial consultant, or even a marketing rock star. I chose to step away from the conventional career path…
Statistics, Data, Analysis, Charts
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5 Ways to Leverage an Analyst Report for PR and Marketing

Analysts are often seen as some of the most credible influencers in any given field. Their vendor neutrality and broad knowledge of market players makes them a reliable source on industry trends, developments and projections. That’s why commissioning…
Linkedin logo
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3 Simple Tips to Professionalize Your LinkedIn Profile Picture

Over the years, I’ve photographed headshots for individuals in many different industries, as having a professional photo is a fairly universal practice in the business world. Most recently, we photographed the March team so that we’d have…
Statistics, Data, Analysis, Charts
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5 Outdated #PR Elements – and How They’ve Evolved Today

This post was first published by Meredith L. Eaton on March Communications' blog PR Nonsense. Some things in the world of public relations will always stay the same: Be authentic. Strive for credibility. Build relationships. Create storylines.…
Branding Strategy
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‘Bland’ Kills Brands: Here’s How to Find Your Voice

When the beaten and weary buzzword of “innovative” comes up, it’s inevitable that tech companies come to mind first. Whether we’re talking about 3D printing or the cloud, social or mobile networks, tech businesses are the ones that are…
Working Together
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3 Ways Tech Companies Can Avoid a Boring Office Launch

Cambridge Consultants recently opened an office in Boston, and since the March office is just around the corner of its new location, I had the opportunity to attend and photograph the Boston launch party earlier this month. As I had seen the…
Statistics, Data, Analysis, Charts
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How to Maximize Your Meetings in a Multi-Tasking World

We’re all guilty of it: multi-tasking on mute during a conference call, whether it’s emailing on your laptop, texting on your cell phone or – if you can believe it – even riding the stationary bike at the gym. InterCall, the world’s…