No Shortcuts to PR Glory, Then or Now

No Shortcuts to PR Glory, Then or Now

By Julie Wright—President and Founder Twitter: @JulieWright How PR Worked Before the Internet… I started out in PR before the Internet or email. It was the era of fax machines, the Yellow Pages and 400-page media directories that you combed through to research and build your media lists. There were few shortcuts on the way […]

3 PR & Marketing Tactics to Dump in 2017

3 PR & Marketing Tactics to Dump in 2017

By Julie Wright—President and Founder Twitter: @JulieWright Out with the old. In with the new! What stale PR and marketing tactics will you shed in 2017? I’ve got a few on my naughty list this holiday season. They’re activities that perhaps at one time were strategic but now are automatic things PR and marketing professionals […]

Trends Come and Go, But These 5 PR Tips Are Forever

Trends Come and Go, But These 5 PR Tips Are Forever

By Aisha Belagam—Jr. Communications Strategist Twitter: @AishaBelaPR As we get closer to 2017, amidst a flurry of new trends, it is important to remember that the traditional fundamentals of public relations are timeless and the backbone of any campaign, be it 1977 or 2017. Here are five forever PR techniques that I always return to, […]

Agency Life: What I’ve Learned About PR in my First Year

Agency Life: What I’ve Learned About PR in my First Year

By Kara DeMent, Communications Coordinator This month marks my first year at (W)right On Communications and my first “full” year (technically) at a PR agency, and boy have I learned a lot. Like most new professionals, what I thought PR was in college is nothing like what it is in real life. There’s way more […]

How to Write Winning Award Nominations

How to Write Winning Award Nominations

By Chance Shay, Senior Communications Strategist “You play to win the game.” As a sports enthusiast, this is one of my favorite quotes. When it comes to organized sports, if you’re not playing to win then what’s the point? The same thing goes for submitting award nominations. To make sure you’re helping your organization get […]

Write Your PR for Robots AND Humans

Write Your PR for Robots AND Humans

By Kat Beaulieu, Communications Strategist Whether you call it a press, news or media release or a press statement, it’s all the same thing—it’s the communication piece aimed at hooking the media onto your story. Far from being a relic relegated to our past, the press release lives on as an important tool in a […]