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The Public Relations Press Kit

The PR professional has many tools in his toolbox, but most would agree that one of the most valuable public relations tools is the press kit. Somewhat elaborately designed, the press kit is a compilation of thorough background information on your client along with information and photos relating to the product or service to be …

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The Right Medium for PR and Media Relations

Critical to the success of a public relations consulting professional is media relations. Simply put, media relations can be defined as developing relationships with journalists for the purpose of furthering an organization’s message. Depending on the concept you want communicated, you first need to determine which media will be most effective. Media Types As you …

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A Case Study in Global Public Relations

There is a familiar story in the world of the global public relations industry that effectively illustrates the necessity of intercultural communications. There is no indication that the story is any truer than George Washington and the cherry tree, but it is widely used in marketing and public relations training. In 1962 General Motors successfully …

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Public Relations Communication, You Talkin’ ta Me?

Someone once observed that the shortest word in the English dictionary that contains the letters abcdef is also one of the essential elements of effective communication: feedback. While the function of mainstream advertising is persuasion through one-way communication, public relations communication is only effective when mutual understanding between the sender of the message and the …

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