Tag Archives | brand

3 Tips for Successful Influencer Marketing

With the digital marketing world constantly evolving, influencer marketing is a consistently effective approach to securing attention for a brand. Influencer marketing is when a business collaborates with an impactful person on social media to promote a product, service or campaign. These individuals, also known as social media influencers, generally have established a large and engaged […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Roll With Your Reputation [National Conference 2018 Session Recap]

Session: Roll With Your Reputation: Sports PR Presenter: Andy McGowan, Clinical Instructor, Georgia State University Recap: The media world is ever changing. Nowadays everyone is a reporter and everything is on the record. Presenter Andy McGowan emphasized this concept throughout his presentation. To start, he asked what reputation is. There are two parts of reputation: the rational part […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Creating Your Personal Brand

First thing, establish what your personal brand is. According to The Balance, a personal brand is defined as, “how you present yourself online and offline.” Now that we’ve established what exactly a personal brand is, let’s focus on the best ways we as PRSSA members can build ours. Decide on your skillset. Before you can […]

Read full story · Comments { 1 }

Testing Loyalties: When Brands Take a Stand

The concept of corporate social responsibility is something that has become a common and current topic of discussion in today’s shifting business and media landscapes. While brands and companies need to consider their relationships with customers before acting, they also have to stand on some set of internal principles. Within that realm lies an interesting, […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

5 Reasons I Changed My Major to Public Relations

I am often asked why I chose to change my major to public relations. To be honest, it pretty much chose me. Public relations takes someone who can handle fast-paced environments with a constant Internet connection and coffee readily available 24/7. I’ve learned that most public relations practitioners spend their days working long hours, strategizing […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Periscope: Potential Game Changer in Building Brand Identity

The name “Periscope” has been sweeping the social media world for the past year since the app’s unveiling. But as a relatively new platform, ambiguity still lingers about its capabilities and best use, leaving room for some much needed clarification. So what exactly is Periscope? Periscope is a live video streaming mobile app, launched and […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Leadership Language: Finding Your Professional Voice [National Assembly Recap]

Event: Leadership Language: Finding Your Professional Voice Presenters: Don K. Egle, MBA, APR, ABC, PRSSA National Professional Adviser, vice president for marketing and communications and chief marketing officer, LeTourneau University Kelly Davis, APR, public relations director, Riggs Partners Emma Finkbeiner, PRSSA 2015–2016 National Publications Editor in Chief Nolan Miles, PRSSA 2015–2016 National vice president of […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

Revisiting the Resume with Ketchum’s Talent Acquisition Manager

When I started to build a list of what employers really want to see (and not see) in a resume, I expected the answers to be the same. After a chat with resume expert and Ketchum’s Talent Acquisition Manager Serena Cohen about what she looks for in a resume, I quickly learned that writing and […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }

3 Social Media Takeaways from PRSA’s Digital Impact Conference

I’ll admit it — sometimes I’m overwhelmed by social media. No, I’m not just talking about maintaining friend lists on Facebook, checking in to favorite restaurants on Foursquare or shortening pesky URLs on Twitter. But in addition to keeping my nose in public relations textbooks and trying to stay up to date on my Google […]

Read full story · Comments { 0 }