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PR in a Pandemic: Top Tips

It’s dark in here. Let me find the light switch. There you go. Hey, where is everybody? It sure is quiet. These are the thoughts you might have, if you work in PR in the Age of Coronavirus. People are bunkered down. No one knows for sure

How to Become a Media Darling

This post originally appeared on Business2community Every startup wants to be the belle of the media ball. But what do you do if the press just aren’t biting? It’s all the worse if they’re lavishing attention on the competition. From Pixabay So why do media latch onto

Tips I Picked Up From My Week at CES

  Last week I got the opportunity to attend my very first CES in Las Vegas, and I must admit, I was a bit apprehensive the days leading up to the trade show. However, I’m happy to report that I survived the week and picked up

Fusion's Holiday Gift Guide

  By Kristin Vincenzo   In an effort to support the media in its quest to provide us with all the news that’s fit to print (or “post”…this is the digital age…), I’ve opted to highlight some of the best holidays guides and advice in this week’s post

Pitch or Silence the Phones?

My colleague Bob Geller's post, Hypocrisy Rampant in When not to Pitch a Story, focused on outreach to reporters during sensitive news periods, like the one earlier this week with the announcement of Bin Laden’s death. It’s not always easy to determine the appropriateness of a topic

How is Your Media List Holding Up?

By, Megan O'Hara, Account Executive, Fusion PROne way in which we, as PR professionals, are feeling the effects of the suffering economy is in the pitching atmosphere. I recently sent a pitch to a selective group of reporters and found a large number of

Who Wrote the Infamous Ketchum/FedEx Email?

By, Suzanne McGee, Account DirectorMany of you have seen the Ketchum/FedEx saga that is unfolding as a result of some Twitter posts from a Ketchum employee that negatively portrayed Memphis – hometown to FedEx, a client of Ketchum’s. Apparently an unnamed FedEx employee fired off

HARO Sea Change for PR

By: Suzanne McGee, Account Director, Fusion PRIn case you've been working too hard, been on vacation or happen to live in a cave, you are missing out on a sea change in PR.What is it? It's Peter Shankman's Help A Reporter Out listing and outreach.