PR Twitter Tips: June 2014

Happy July! 4th of July is around the corner and we’re having major office ADD. Here are some of our favorite #PR101 Tips from June. What a great month. Thanks to all that contributed.

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: Leaving notes for colleagues I’ve worked with. A way to stay connected.

: Social media is an ingredient, not an entree! Think about all your tactics in your strategy.

: Use your internship as an opportunity to shine! Make a point of always contributing to brainstorms & meetings!

: If you want to be successful, the word “quit” can’t be in your vocabulary.

: Feedback and communication has to come from both ends, the client and the publicist!

: “Ask yourself- if I scrolled past this in my inbox, would I stop and look at it?” Pitching tips by .

: Learning to ALWAYS ask questions. Never be without clarity on your job.

: Look after your personal online reputation.

: Identify anecdotes that ‘show’ instead of  ‘tell’ your brand’s story.

: Always keep in touch with good contacts.

: “Rejection is nothing more than a necessary step in the pursuit of success.”

: If you don’t tell your story, someone else will.

: PR starts when you walk out the door…if you’re in the public eye you’re never off the clock.

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PR Twitter Tips: May 2014

Happy June! This past month was filled with great #PR101 Twitter Tips. Thanks to all that tweeted. Here are our favorites.

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: Always have a concise, value-driven message

: Find an expert for your campaign. Media are always on the prowl for sources that can add body and expertise to a story.

: Media contacts are everything. It’s not what you know, it’s WHO you know.

: Are you guilty of boring subject lines? Like (fill in the blank) news & events. Nothing useful there. Do better!

: Attract the relevant people in the industry that you would like you and your brand to be associated with.

: Build relationships with reporters and increase the likelihood of future coverage by thanking them on social media

: When you see a chance, take it. Because it won’t come around twice.

: PR work is extremely diverse and always changing.

: Success= Cultivating, Integrating… not just maintaining.

: “Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning.” – Bill Gates

: Personalize your communications. No one wants to be part of a copy/paste campaign.

: Know what is newsworthy. Not everything put out is relevant to your brand.

: Don’t underestimate the power of ‘following-up’, it’s often as important as your initial pitch.

Make sure to follow us on Twitter @nycprgirls for more #PR101.

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PR Twitter Tips: April 2014

Happy Cinco De Mayo! Today is one of many excuses to hang with friends and drink margaritas. Before we dive into May, here are a few of our favorite #PR101 Twitter tips from April. Thanks to all that tweeted.

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: I swear to never ever repeat a descriptive word in a press release.

: It truly is SO much easier to be the voice of a brand you love through and through.

: #PR Lesson: If you don’t believe in the power of the brands you work with, no one else will!

: A “Save The Date” is exactly that; “Save The Date”. If you put RSVP details, that is called an invitation.

 

: Creative without strategy is called art. Creative with strategy is called public relations.

: Asking the right questions = getting better answers.

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PR Twitter Tips: March 2014

Happy April! M and I couldn’t be any happier to say goodbye to winter and welcome the gorgeous weather we have in New York City today. Below are some of our favorite #PR101 tweets from last month. Keep them coming and you could be featured xx

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@SymonePR: Do without delay, any task that can be finished in one minute.

@PawsPR: Listen to the interns!

@GemmaTognini: There are those who think reputation doesn’t matter. Generally, they’re the same ones who have none to speak of.

@Selsi_Ent Are you thinking about your target audience when crafting your message? It’s vital to coming up with a strong communication plan.

@BecMacfie: PR Lesson: Don’t forget, as a publicist, you’re not just representing your brand, you’re also representing yourself!

@BecMacfie: Make your pitch as good as your selfie. Make it clear and ensure it reflects the most important features & angles!

@christielebanks: As exciting as it may be applying for a job, research the company to solidify it’s the right place for you.

@southernbliss_: Using social media a lot does not automatically make you a social media expert.

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