Sometimes PR pros miss their mark with poorly-targeted press releases. Others are downright careless. But what happens when one of these “bad” pitches ends up in a journalist’s inbox? Is it appropriate to call the PR rep out?
PR pros and bloggers love to complain about each other. At the same time, both groups sometimes need each other. But are the complaints and demands of either group fair or realistic?
The public relations industry is full of crazy parties and dishonesty in service of getting what we want. Right? Um, not quite. But those misconceptions are what happen when the PR industry fails in its own PR efforts.
After leveraging harsh criticism against PRWeb, I was contacted by the company’s marketing manager, Joe Beaulaurier. And much to my surprise, he not only responded but actively resolved the problems affecting my clients. In this post I chat with Joe about dealing with public criticism constructively.
As a new blogger in the PR community, it can be easy to get sucked into cliques that go from courting to a perpetual echo chamber. If you want to stand out, consider less ass-kissing and more thinking for yourself.
Public relations professionals have a nasty little habit of claiming ownership of tools and promotional tactics that go far beyond their own uses. In this post I cover PR pros’ misguided views on both blogging and web links as “currency.”
What happens when you combine a bunch of PR professionals, mob mentality, and hypocrisy? Apparently this.