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June Monthly Reading Roundup — Crisis Management, Crafting Blog Content, LinkedIn, Video Content

With summer and internships in full swing, it may be often difficult for you to keep up with industry news and trends. Don’t worry — Progressions has you covered! Below are eight interesting articles that you may have missed this month. 7 costly social media marketing mistakes Author: Michael Del Gigante Publication: PR Daily Those […]

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How to Stay Involved During the Summer Months Without an Internship

Working as a full-time summer camp counselor is certainly not the same as completing a public relations internship, and neither is completing an online biology course. Despite having a full-time job, taking classes, and participating in other activities, there are many ways you can work on your public relations skills without an internship this summer. […]

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Vloggers, Bloggers and Influencers – The Big Brothers and Sisters of Social Media

Citizen journalists, social media influencers and brand advocates of the online world wear many hats. For advertisers and marketing professionals, this group is the new billboard, magazine ad and 30-second commercial. For public relations professionals, it’s an additional person to engage in the assembly line of social-media-driven purchasing power and influencers. But who are these […]

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True Life: I’m a PR Student Living in a Non-Traditional Public Relations Setting

Close your eyes and envision yourself living out your dream public relations job. Ready…Set…Go… Do you see yourself strolling the streets of New York? Residing in a downtown high-rise? Having the world at your fingertips? Becoming the next Olivia Pope or Samantha Jones? As a profession that’s depicted to be glamorous, demanding and media-driven, public […]

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Twitter Chat Recap — Quality Writing: The Cornerstone of an Effective PR Professional

Thank you to everyone who participated in our writing focused Twitter chat. Specifically, we’d like to thank our co-hosts, Shonali Burke (tweeting from @shonali), PRSSA National Publications Editor in Chief Emma Finkbeiner (tweeting from @efink101) and Vice President of Public Relations Nolan Miles (tweeting from the @PRSSANational account) for guiding the conversation. Please be on the […]

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Getting Hired by Being Yourself: Tips from a New Professional

If you want to land a job in public relations, you need to know how to write engaging copy. You need to understand target audiences, and how to reach them through a variety of tactics. And of course, you need to be professional, smart and a hard worker. We all know these things, but there’s […]

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January Twitter Chat Recap: Write Right — Improve Your Writing Skills and Get the Job

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Beat the Summer Blogging Blues

Got a case of summer writer’s block? Want to start a blog but not sure what to write about? Here are a few tips from 2013-2014 National Committee members Heather Harder (vice president of member services) and Ben Butler (vice president of public relations) to help you find motivation, whether you’re a veteran blogger or […]

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6 Recruitment Strategies To Kickstart the Year

Recruiting new members can sometimes be a challenge, and with the new school year coming up, it’s probably crossed your minds. Do not fret! These are some basic and simple ideas that can be adapted to work with any Chapter. 1. Go to ALL communication classes Visiting a class is a great recruitment tactic. It’s […]

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How PRSSA Chapters Can Blog Better

Because blogging is the cost effective and seems easy to use, it often attracts people as a great medium to reach their audience. However, effective blogging takes time and strategy. Therein lies a visible problem PRSSA Chapters are coming across as they use social media to communicate: What do we blog about and how do […]

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