August 22, 2019

Coaches need coaching, too

I recently had the opportunity to attend the annual Arizona High School Football Head Coaches pre-season meetings. Varsity high school football coaches from across the state […]
August 20, 2019

What motivates people to use social media?

Picture this: A room full of people and most of them are looking down at their phones.  It is a classic picture for 2019, so it […]
August 19, 2019

#MediaMonday – Dale Hellestrae

For this week’s #MediaMonday – and just in time for football season – we’re introducing Dale Hellestrae, color analyst for COX YurView’s prep football broadcasts and heard weekday mornings on NBC Sports Radio.
August 16, 2019

How do you use public relations in your daily life?

Many people use public relations principles in their daily life but probably aren’t even aware of it.  For instance, when posting a photo to Instagram or […]
August 15, 2019

What role does Facebook play in workplace friendships?

Are you friends with your coworkers or employees on Facebook? A recent study by the Institute for Public Relations found that being friends on Facebook helps strengthen relationships at work. Read more!
August 14, 2019

Brands and Politics Part Two

As I did my usual stalking of PR Daily, the HMA blog, social media and the PRGN blog, I came across a similar topic on each […]
August 13, 2019

Small town crisis communications

Recently, I went on a family trip to Carlsbad, Calif.; a charming little town my family has visited annually since I was a kid. While exploring […]
August 9, 2019

#FunFactFriday – On this day in history

For today’s #FunFactFriday we are going to take a short journey through history, so maybe I should have titled this #FlashbackFriday instead. Either way, I’m going […]
August 8, 2019

Is it ok for the workplace to monitor your social media feed?

Social media has given all of us a platform for our personal views. But when those personal views come into conflict with your profession, have you crossed the line?
August 6, 2019

What is a contact report?

Alison shares her PR expertise by taking us through the PR Toolbox, this time explaining the contact report.