Tools of the Trade 1: Don’t Fritter Away Your Press Release Real Estate

  What can we learn from the announcement that Twitter will begin accepting advertising (besides the fact that this giant of social media finally thinks making money is a good idea)? We can surmise that Tweeting — or microblogging — is going to be around for a long time.  However the 144 characters that all […]

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Is the 10th Circle of Hell Reserved for Bad Flacks? Or, The Vatican’s Irreversible Public Relations Blunders

Does the Pope have an in-house public relations team, or is the Vatican getting expensive, or pro bono, outside counsel to handle the latest, growing scandal over the actions — and alleged cover up by pre-pope Ratzinger, then a Cardinal, and others  — of one particularly notorious pedophile priest who was accused of molesting more […]

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Why Do Public Relations?

Do you have a new business, or a business that’s mature but needs some greater visibility? Are you launching a new product? If you’re a non-profit, are policy issues or board blow ups finding their way into the community you serve? Are you looking for new employees who understand what you do? These are just […]

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What to Expect from this PR Blog

Public Relations means different things to different people. While this blog is titled Public Relations/Media Relations, media relations is really a subset under the wide umbrella of PR. But it’s often the most critical piece of the process. This blog will work at understanding big picture PR/Media Relations issues and the “small stuff.” It’s designed […]

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Welcome to the Public and Media Relations blog!

I’m Martin Keller and I’m the host of this blog. You can read more about me in the sidebar.   This blog will be about various aspects of public and media relations, will focus especially on practical tips and tools, and will include posts from guest writers. You can learn more about this blog by […]

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